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15 Crazy-Hard Job Interview Questions

Jan 26, 2011

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How's this for a question during a job interview: "If you were the shrunk to the size of a pencil and put in a blender, how would you get out?" Apparently, it's a real question — asked in an interview with Goldman Sachs. Another, for a position with Capitol One: "Rate yourself on a scale of 1 to 10 how weird you are." And Facebook: "Given the numbers 1 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."

The questions were compiled by and posted at the Huffington Post in December.

There's a slide show with more than a dozen other sample questions from what purport to be actual job interviews. You can find that at

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