A weird question is asked to check your ability to think out of the box. Remember, job interviews are not always the super serious kind. Read the next section to know some really funny interview questions.

Weird Interview Questions

Having read our job interview questions, you should be well prepared for the big day by now. So you wake up on time, dress up according to the situation and land up at the interview place on time. As you are ushered into the interview room, the interviewer asks you, ’If you could be any animal in the jungle which one would you choose?’ Call us psychics but we can see you answering, ‘HUH?’ The good news is that there are no right or wrong answers to these psychological statements! These questions are asked by the interviewer to judge your innovativeness, creativity, logical reasoning and most importantly, your ability to think on your feet at the spur of the moment. Don’t take these questions lightly as they might just be the wild card replies which determine whether you get hired or fired! A funny question does not necessarily call for a comeback answer that is equally hilarious or meaningless. A concise and coherent reply is what the interviewer would probably be expecting. If you think you have covered all grounds and left no stone unturned for the preparation of a much-awaited job interview then we have a list of questions for you. Read through these and if you can answer them all, you are the best candidate for almost any job on this planet!
Funny Interview Questions
  • What would you do if you just inherited a pizzeria from your uncle?
  • A train leaves San Antonio for Houston at 60 mph. Another train leaves Houston for San Antonio at 80 mph. Houston and San Antonio are 300 miles apart. If a bird leaves San Antonio at 100 mph and turns around and flies back once it reaches the Houston train and continues to fly between the two, how far will it have flown when they collide?
  •  If you were shrunk to the size of a pencil and put in a blender, how would you get out?
  • How many ridges are there around a quarter?
  • What is the philosophy of martial arts?
  • Explain to me what has happened in this country during the last 10 years.
  • Rate yourself on a scale of 1 to 10 on how weird you are.
  • How many basketballs can you fit in this room?
  • Out of 25 horses, pick the fastest 3 horses. In each race, only 5 horses can run at the same time. What is the minimum number of races required?
  • If you could be any superhero, who would it be?
  • You have a birthday cake and exactly three slices to cut it into eight equal pieces. How do you do it?
  • 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?
  • If you had 5,623 participants in a tournament, how many games would need to be played to determine the winner?
  • An apple costs 20 cents, orange costs 40 cents, and a grapefruit costs 60 cents. How much is a pear?
  • There are three boxes. One contains only apples, one contains only oranges, and one contains both apples and oranges. The boxes have been incorrectly labelled such that no label identifies the actual contents of its box. Opening just one box, and without looking in the box, you take out one piece of fruit. By looking at the fruit, how can you immediately label all of the boxes correctly?
  • How many traffic lights are in Mumbai?
  • You are in a dark room with no light. You have 19 grey socks and 25 black socks. What are the chances you will get a matching pair?
  • What do wood and alcohol have in common?
  • How do you weigh an elephant without using a weigh machine?
  • You have 8 pennies. Seven weigh the same, but one weighs less. You also have a judge’s scale. Find the penny that weighs less in three steps.
  • You are in charge of 20 people. Organize them to figure out how many bicycles were sold in your area last year.
  • How many bottles of beer are consumed in the city in a week?
  • What's the square root of 2000?
Funny question, aren’t they? Start preparing for logical answers to these and you would have enough practise to answer any weird question that comes your way.

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