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Funny Interview Questions

Medha Godbole
Sometimes silly questions are thrown at the time of an interview. They might be asked at spur of the moment or even purposefully. This story introduces you to some of these questions.
Every single person thinks about what hit him or her at the interview after leaving the interview hall. In most cases, it so happens that the interviewee prepares for a certain subject or a specific set of questions, but the interviewer takes the questions to an altogether different level.
This can even at times get too overwhelming to the candidate. And what will happen if the questions are outright funny. It would certainly compel the candidate to burst out laughing. Continue reading some rib-tickling questions that could be possibly asked.

Funny Job Interview Questions

  • How does it make you feel knowing I hold your destiny in my hands?
  • If you were a t-shirt, what color would you be? Why?
  • If you were a fruit, what kind of fruit would you be? Why?
  • What can you tell me about computers?
  • Come in. Sit down. Would you like some sushi?
  • Do you like a dog or a cat?
  • How the hell do you left-click a round mouse?
  • Working here is a lot like being on LSD. Know what I mean?
  • Single people work more. Are you single?
  • What would be your first question to the people of Antarctica?
  • You code and manage. You've answered every answer correctly. Can you tell me what is wrong with you?
This was just a glimpse. Take a look at how some smart and creative candidates answered these silly questions which are also, by the way are out-and-out hilarious.

Some More Interview Questions with Answers

Q: What can you tell us about the company?
A: Er, sweet FA, where is your website?
Q: What do you think you can bring to the company?
A: Err..Sorry, that is my CV you are reading isn't it, doesn't it say under skills?
Q: What is you ideal working environment?
A: Reasonable boss, good people to work with.
Q: What do you consider to be your weaknesses?
A: Answering silly questions like these.
Q: How do you get along with others?
A: Fine, as long as they stay out of my face.
Q: The largest river in the US, Mississippi, is in which state?
A: Liquid
Q: What looks like half a watermelon?
A: The other half.
Q: What can you never eat for breakfast?
A: Dinner
Q: What happened when the wheel was invented?
A: It caused a revolution.
Q: How can you lift a polar bear with one hand?
A: It is not a problem, since you will never find a polar bear with one hand.
Q: How can a man go straight eight days without sleeping?
A: No Problems, he can sleep at night.
These questions might seem to be really funny. However, what the interviewer is looking for in the candidate is whether they can think on their feet or get nervous. They mainly look for the presence of mind of the candidate and how well he/she can handle an ambiguous or unexpected situation.
Finally, the best tip for dealing with such funny questions is to be calm and think out of the box! All the Best! Go tickle the funny bone of your interviewer!