Top 9 Most Obscure Interview Questions Ever

Kristina Finseth

 

Interviews can make many people pretty nervous, but getting a completely obscure, non-business related question like some of these can really throw someone off guard.

Employers believe that asking these types of questions allows the interviewer to see a candidate's "true colors," but they could be considered over the top.

And yes, these are all real questions asked in real interviews.

1. If you were a pizza deliveryman,  how would you benefit from scissors?

pizza cutting

 

2. Do you believe in Big Foot?

big foot is hiding and seek champion

 

3. If you were a box of cereal, what would you be and why?

cereal boxes on shelf

 

4. How does the internet work?

internet connectivity

 

5. Who would win in a fight: Superman or Batman?

batman vs superman

 

6. What do you think you will hate about this job?

squidward

 

7. If you were a salad, what kind of dressing would you be?

salad dressing

 

8. Would you rather fight one horse-sized duck or 100 duck-sized horses?

duck or duck size horses

 

9. How many basketballs would fit in this room we are sitting in?

basketballs

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What's the most obscure interview question you've ever been asked? How did you respond?