Interview Question Contest! The Weirder, the Better

The Internship

Interview Questions?! The Weirder, the Better.

To celebrate the movie The Internship — and of course, tech careers — we’re asking you to submit your interview questions – challenging, weird, funny, we want to hear them. We’ll be hosting a Google Hangout on Nov. 4 with a recruiter, a startup expert, and a Dice career expert who will talk through some of the best submissions. 10 randomly selected winners will receive an Internship Blu-ray Combo Pack and a $50 Amazon gift card.

Here’s how to enter:

  1. Think of a challenging, weird or funny interview question.
  2. Enter the interview question in the comments section of this post before 11:59 on Nov. 3.
  3. Be sure to use your real name and email so we can contact you if you’re chosen.
  4. Read other comments.
  5. Laugh.
  6. Repeat 4-6.
  7. Mark your calendar for 12:30 PM ET/9:30 AM PT Nov. 4 to watch the Hangout.

Yes, in case you were wondering: This contest is subject to certain terms and conditions. Please read about them here.


  1. BY Kyle says:

    How many walkers have you killed?
    How many humans have you killed?

    Rick’s interview to be a member of the jail in The Walking Dead

  2. BY Trisha Scott says:

    My interview question, have u ever dated a co-worker? or done illegal things at work?

  3. BY ros says:

    Would you rather be a worker bee, drone bee, or queen bee?

    Would you prefer eating cotton balls or eating dirt?


    I would like to know, have you ever farted loudly while standing next to your boss????

  5. BY Carolyn N says:

    Scenario – We’ve decided to hire you. Who is the first person you notify, how do you notify them, and why did you choose this person?

  6. BY Larry B. Luedke says:

    Where was Bugs Bunny born?

  7. BY jessica M says:

    Who is your worst enemy ? Why ?
    When is the last time you got a roll of film developed ? haha

  8. BY Eric Berlin says:

    What is a TLA?

  9. BY Serge B says:

    What is the most enbarassing thing on your facebook page right now

  10. BY Alex Montana says:

    Do you a bumper sticker on your vehicle and if so…what does it say?

  11. BY Rhonda G says:

    Have you ever worn a thong? If so, what color was it?

  12. BY Don says:

    What do you do best….delegate, communicate, or regurgitate?

  13. BY Robert Dendy says:

    Have you ever dressed in “drag”?

  14. BY John Broome says:

    If you were a fish, what kind would you be? What would be your fish family surname?

  15. BY Stephen Scholz says:

    How long were you at your last job?

  16. BY Candida Kennedy says:

    I don’t know what I would ask

  17. BY Eric Spudic says:

    What would you do for a Klondike Bar?

  18. BY Marilyn Gellman says:

    Do you think dating is only for the young–those under 70 years of age?

  19. BY James Welch says:

    What did you dress up for Halloween, the last time you dressed up?

  20. BY Dick Christian says:

    Will you hold the mike for me


    What interesting props have you borrowed permanently (stolen)?

  22. BY Katherine Hardman says:

    Do you want to buy one of the puppies I have for sale?

  23. BY Mike Padula says:

    Do you ever turn your underwear inside out so that you can wear them two days?

  24. BY Han Kim says:

    When do you best like to….pick your boogers in your nose?

  25. BY Louise says:

    How fast can you text?

  26. BY Mary Ranshaw says:

    So tell me, what kind of food would you be cooking in the company lunch area? We have a no smell allowed rule!

  27. BY Michael Wallstrom says:

    This series of questions – from the same interviewer:

    -Do you own your own home?
    -How do you, an unemployed guy half my age, own your own home, when I do not?
    (Within days of Honorable Discharge out of 4 years Active Duty Army, including deployment to Iraq during 9/11…)
    –Do you have any references NOT in the military?
    -How do I know you’re not a child molester?

    I firmly believe it should be a legal requirement for all interviews to be recorded….

  28. BY Bill Peck says:

    While interviewing for a network technician job I was asked “how many golf balls can fit in a school bus?” I asked a few about the size of the bus and started to do the math on a napkin. He stopped me and said that there is no truly correct answer. He just wanted to see how I went about figuring it out. I got the job.

  29. BY David says:

    Why are man-hole covers round?

  30. BY Alexis Todd says:

    If you were to be a tree, what type of tree would you be?

    My answer was: A Weeping Willow because they are graceful, bend but do not break, and go with the flow (move with the breeze).

  31. BY Greg says:

    If a chicken and a half laid an egg and a half in a day and a half, how long before you have a dozen eggs?

  32. BY Barbara says:

    What is your natural haircolor?

  33. BY Wolf E. says:

    What’s the worst thing you’ve ever done in your life?

  34. BY Jen Collingsworth says:

    Interview Question – What is the most embarrassing thing that has ever happened to you?

    My Answer – Well I am not sure if it the most embarrassing thing that has ever happened to ME, but just recently the person interviewing me fell asleep during the interview.

  35. BY ellen winser says:

    what are your most dirty disqusting habits, and would you bring them to work w you.and would u be looking at porn on the office computer. you perve, your so not hired.

  36. BY Bob Mennell says:

    Why should I believe you when you admit that you can lie?

  37. BY Elaine Gasaway says:

    So, what do you look like when you’re not all dressed up for an interview?

  38. BY Craig Clarkson says:

    Have you ever quit a job so you could date a co worker?

  39. BY ROSLYN DE CANIO says:

    Do you dye your hair and if so, why?

  40. BY John Handforth says:

    How many Amish drive-by shootings happen each year?

    Which State has the most of them?

  41. BY Kathy Palmer says:

    How can I renounce my American citizenship, so that I can be eligible for a job
    under the Amnesty plan?

  42. BY Charles Smith says:

    Do you have s GAY sexual experience?

  43. BY J.Johnson says:

    How would you describe your most recent illness and
    how many “sick” days do you intend to take during the coming year?

  44. BY Rita Daniel says:

    if you were a superhero what would your super power be and why?

  45. BY Joanna Allison says:

    Do you like Obamacare?

  46. BY VAN ELMAYAN says:

    Guy asked me who was my favorite super hero?

  47. BY Kathleen Mayor says:

    What was the most fun movie you made?

  48. BY Sue Murray says:

    How would you explain facebook to your grandmother?

  49. BY Dennis Connell says:

    Have you ever played a banana or ate a banana

  50. BY Scott A Desmond says:

    While you are surfing porn on our companies website, do you tend to:
    a) flick you boogers onto the carpet
    b) wipe them on the underside of your desk
    c) ignore them once they blend into the keyboard or
    d) I would never pick my nose while watching porn on company time unless there were tissues available
    e) all of the above

  51. BY Marilyn Stephens says:

    What is your favorite alcoholic drink?

  52. BY JOHN MCKEEL says:

    What is the first change you would make in the break room?

  53. BY Angela Wilson says:

    What question were you hoping we would not ask?

  54. BY John says:

    If you were a tree, what kind would you be?

  55. BY CJ says:

    Have you ever smoked marijuana?

    (applying for work as an order-filler at a pharmacy supply distribution center.)

    I answered yes and was hired on the spot.

    2nd weirdest question – Would you be willing to get a haircut if I gave you $20?

    I answered yes and started the next day building skylights and windows.

  56. BY Mark Kraus says:

    If you had to immediately evacuate your office due to a disater that might completely destroy it, what is the first thing you would grab as you were running out the door?

  57. BY William nelson says:

    Do you still sleep with your teddy bear?

  58. BY Jim Stewart says:

    Please tell me a joke.

  59. BY Tyne Caouette says:

    Do you get a lot of spaghetti stains in your underware?

  60. BY Mary Melton says:

    Why do you think Santa Claus does not have any children?

  61. BY claudean martin says:

    Why would a mortuary remove the internal organs of a person and stuff them with newspapers without the family knowing ?

  62. BY claudean martin says:

    Do you believe in the Devil?

  63. BY Debra Johnson says:

    If you had a superpower, what would it be, and why?
    at another interview…
    What super power do you bring to the team?
    (I later decided my super power was sleep, but that didn’t seem like a good answer)

  64. BY Ginger nowell says:

    Are you a Christian ?? And if so, have you excepted Christ as your savior??

  65. BY betsy niemczak says:

    If you are home alone, do you close the bathroom door or leave it open?

  66. BY Doris Snyder says:

    Do you have any weird, extra appendages growing anywhere on your body?

  67. BY Anne Tourjee says:

    So, who wins in a fight, Batman or Spiderman? Why? This is an actual question on my standard interview. The responses reveal a lot about the candidate.

  68. Is the glass half empty, or half full?

  69. BY marie morin says:

    If you were a color, what would it be?

  70. BY Tom Scott says:

    If you were to get rid of one state in the US, which would it be and why?

  71. BY Cat Hare says:

    Have you ever seen a UFO? Do you believe that E.T.’s exist?

  72. BY Janice Buttress says:

    How often do you answer a question with a Question?

  73. BY Eva says:

    As a Rockstar of the Company – how would you decorate your office?

  74. BY Kurt Hoffmann says:

    How tough can it be?

  75. BY Donavan Anderson says:

    If you and I were the only survivors of a boat wreck on a deserted island and we ran out of food, would you eat me?

  76. BY Donavan Anderson says:

    How would you coach a football game?

  77. BY Donavan Anderson says:

    (man interviewing another man)
    If both of us were standing next to each other in a restroom urinal, would you greet me then or wait until we were washing our hands?
    Follow-up: If we both washed our hands, greeted, and shook hands, would you then wash your hands again?

  78. BY Donavan Anderson says:

    I have 5,000 people applying for the same job as you. Why should I hire you instead of one of the other 4,999 applicants?

  79. BY Donavan Anderson says:

    Do you own a gun?
    If I don’t hire you, would you want to use your gun (or buy one and use it, if you don’t currently own one) in some capacity that would involve me?

  80. BY Donavan Anderson says:

    Have you ever spent time in a Turkish prison?

  81. BY Donavan Anderson says:

    If you could be married to anyone in the world, who would it be and why?
    I saw a picture of the interviewer’s wife on his desk and I answered: “Your wife, because she’s hot.”

  82. BY Donavan Anderson says:

    If I provided you the instructions, materials, equipment, facility, and required personnel to build a weapon of mass destruction, would you build it?

  83. BY Donavan Anderson says:

    If I asked you to do something illegal for the good of this company, would you do it?

  84. BY Donavan Anderson says:

    Summarize your career thus far into a book title.

  85. BY Charlene Drake says:

    Where did you bury the survivors (of the plane crash)!

  86. BY MaryKathlyn Nelson says:

    Do you believe in life beyond the planet Earth? Why?

  87. BY Deborah Hall says:

    What do you do when no one is watching?

  88. BY Sandy Otting says:

    Are there any movies downloaded (legally or illegally) on your computer which star either Vince Vaughn or Owen Wilson?

  89. BY Joan Gales says:

    At pot luck dinners what dish do you usually bring and do people like it?

  90. BY Nancy Coupland says:

    Boxers or briefs?

  91. BY Kelly woods says:

    Do you watch the Walking Dead and if so what do you think of it?

  92. BY Tammy Woodall says:

    While acting a comedy film, what were the longest number of takes it took to complete a scene due to not being able to quit laughing?

  93. BY Rodger Rosie says:

    Why did you dress that way, knowing that you were coming in for a job interview?

  94. BY ARIZKID says:


  95. BY Roxanne Davis says:

    What was the most outrageous thing you did to get a job.

  96. BY Randy Arstein says:

    If you were a fungus which toe would you grow on?

  97. BY Carol Norton says:

    What was Woody Allen’s involvement in this movie?

  98. BY Lynn says:

    If you could intern for any person, dead or alive, who would it be and why?

  99. BY Mathew Breinlinger says:

    If you were a piece of cheese, would you eat yourself? I know I would, I would be delicious!!!

  100. BY Brian Stuhlman says:

    If you were a glass of water with equal amounts water and air, would you be half-empty or half-full?

  101. BY Maryna Stuhlman says:

    What is the last thing you did that may be considered ‘illegal’?

  102. BY julie totive says:

    Where was the wildest place you have ever done the “wild thing”?

  103. BY Melissa Allen says:

    What is the sneakiest, most underhanded thing you have ever done?

  104. BY Connie O'Daniels says:

    What’s the best excuse you’ve ever used to take a sick day when you were not sick?

  105. BY Chris Weber says:

    If you could pick anyone to be your roommate, who would it be any why?

  106. Who won?
    Where is the list of winners?

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