Monday, 3 January 2011

15 of the Most Bizarre Job Interview Questions

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15 of the Most Bizarre Job Interview Questions

Google wants to know how many basketballs you can fit in the room

By John Johnson,

Newser Staff

Posted Dec 30, 2010 7:01 PM CST


Updated Jan 2, 2011 5:50 PM CST


The Huffington Post rounds up some out-there job interview questions from the likes of Google and Goldman Sachs, via Get your thinking caps on:

  • Goldman Sachs, analyst: “If you were shrunk to the size of a pencil and put in a blender, how would you get out?”
  • Volkswagen, business analyst: “What would you do if you just inherited a pizzeria from your uncle?"
  • Google, people analyst: “How many basketball[s] can you fit in this room[?]”
  • Bloomberg financial, software developer: “Out of 25 horses, pick the fastest three horses. In each race, only five horses can run at the same time. What is the minimum number of races required?”
  • Facebook, software engineer: “Given the numbers one to 1000, what is the minimum number of guesses needed to find a specific number if you are given the hint 'higher' or 'lower' for each guess you make?”

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