Kristina FinsethJuly 03, 2017
Topics: Recruiter Experience

Top 9 Most Obscure Interview Questions Ever

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?


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?



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

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