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The Bold & Bizarre: 8 Real Interview Questions Meant To Catch You Off-Guard

Acing an interview is about as rare as finding the perfect employee – or spotting a unicorn – and all the more so when interviewers throw curveballs to catch you off your guard. The following questions, asked by companies you probably have heard of, have disarmed many a wide-eyed interviewee. But this doesn’t have to be you. We have provided some possible answers so that you can walk into an interview prepared for anything. Of course we can’t guarantee that our answers will help you land the job, but at least the should make your interviewer grin.

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9 Comments

  1. Jeremy

    Actually, manhole covers are round so they can never fall INTO the hole.

  2. Jason Harrison

    @Jeremy: Not all are round. The round ones fit round holes at the top of round shafts. Why are the shafts round?

  3. VikingBerserker

    The shafts are round because they are the most efficient at resisting outside pressure. Manhole covers are round so they cannot fall through the hole, just as Jeremy stated.

  4. The manhole question was asked by Microsoft, not Google!

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