20 hardest job interview questions asked this year

There’s nothing more regrettable than being caught off-guard amid a job interview.

Fortunately, with the assistance of Glassdoor’s Interview Questions & Reviews segment, you can encounter the most interesting conceivable questions of the most recent year – all from the security of your seat(the cooler one). This present year’s most irregular questions come cordiality of Apple, Twitter, Goldman Sachs, Google, Amazon, and a couple of others.

Trust us, none of these questions would be a breeze to reply.

Job: Google Administrative Assistant

If you were given a box of pencils, list 10 things you could do with them that are not their traditional use.

Job: Senior Recruiting Manager at Amazon

How would you solve problems if you were from Mars?

Job: Apple Intern

What’s the most creative way you can break a clock?

Job: Sales Associate at Pacific Sunwear

If you were a street sign, what would you be?

Job: Software Development Engineer at Microsoft

A disc is spinning on a spindle, and you don’t know which way. You are given a set of pins. Describe how you would use them to determine which way the disc is spinning.

Job: Technology Analyst at Goldman Sachs

There are infinite black and white dots on a plane. Prove that the distance between one black dot and one white dot is one unit.

Job: Business Operations Intern at Facebook

You have a bag of with ‘N’ number of strings. At random, you pull out a string’s end.

You pull out another string end and you tie the two together.

You repeat this until there are no loose ends left to pull out of the bag.

What is the expected number of loops?

Job: Summer Marketing Analyst at JP Morgan Chase

Think of a product or service that no one has ever thought of before, one that you think would be revolutionary for your university. How would you market it?

Job: Product Manager at Google

You want to design a phone for deaf people — how do you do it?


Job: Recruiter at Twitter

Why should we not hire you?

Job: Intern at Microsoft

How would you design an elevator?

Job: QA Automation Engineer at BitTorrent

A dwarf-killing giant lines up 10 dwarfs from shortest to tallest.

Each dwarf can see all the shortest dwarfs in front of him, but cannot see the dwarfs behind himself.

The giant randomly puts a white or black hat on each dwarf. No dwarf can see their own hat. The giant tells all the dwarfs that he will ask each dwarf, starting with the tallest, for the color of his hat.

If the dwarf answers incorrectly, the giant will kill the dwarf.

Each dwarf can hear the previous answers, but cannot hear when a dwarf is killed.

The dwarves are given an opportunity to collude before the hats are distributed.

What strategy should be used to kill the fewest dwarfs, and what is the minimum number of dwarfs that can be saved with this strategy?

Job: Associate Consultant at Microsoft

Name as many Microsoft products as you can.

Job: Senior Software Engineer at Twitter

Is this binary tree a mirror of itself?

Representative image. Picture of original binary tree not available.

Job: Investment Intern at AIG

How do you cut a circular cake into eight equal pieces?

Job: Operations Analyst at Goldman Sachs

How much does a Boeing 707 weigh?

Job: Engineering Technician at Tesla Motors

How would you describe a dynamometer to an 8-year-old child?

Job: Merchandiser at PepsiCo

Do you believe in a higher power?

Job: Senior Software Engineer at Electronic Arts

How do you compute the collision of two moving spheres?

Give me both the mathematical equations for the solution as well as an algorithmic implementation.

Alternatively, tell me one different way to poop on a toilet seat.

Job: Product Tester at MTD Products

How do you feel about working in extreme weather conditions all year round?

If you were stuck in any of the above situation, what would be your answer(s)? Kindly put your answers in comment below.

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