The Weirdest and Toughest Interview Questions Asked

The Weirdest and Toughest Interview Questions Asked

20 Sep 09:00 by Gabby Symons


As you would expect, over the years our candidates have told us all sorts of stories about real-life questions they’ve been asked in an interview. So, in no order, here is a ‘sneak peak.’


  • What’s your opinion on garden gnomes?

  • If you were a pizza delivery man, how would you benefit from scissors?

  • When a hot dog expands, in which direction does it split and why?

  • If you were locked in a shopping centre overnight, how would you spend your time?

  • How would you sell hot cocoa in Florida?

  • If I gave you $40,000 to start a business, what would you start?

  • If you were a brand, what would be your motto?

  • If you had $2,000, how would you double it in 24 hours?

  • If you could be remembered for one sentence, what would it be?

  • Tell me a story…

  • If a Hippo falls into a hole how would you get it out?

  • What’s one big disappointment in life that you just haven’t been able to get over?

  • If you had to, what sort of murder weapon would you use?

  • Tell me a joke…

  • What would you say if I asked you if I could meet your parents?

  • Tell me about your most embarrassing moment

  • What would we hear if we hooked up your Spotify playlist to the office speakers?

  • If you could choose one song as your signature tune to introduce you to our team, what would it be, and why?


We’d love to know if you have any to add to the list?