Top 10 Tough Interview Questions for 2016 

Job candidates must be prepared for anything during an interview. That's why Glassdoor has combed through thousands of interview questions shared by job candidates over the past year to compile its annual list of the Top 10 Tough Interview Questions.

  1. 1

    Asked at Topshop: "Which magic power would you like to have?"

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  2. 2

    Asked at Topdeck Travel: "If you were a fruit, what kind would you be and why?"

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  3. 3

    Asked at BlackBerry: "If you could have dinner with three actors that are no longer living, who would you pick?"

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  4. 4

    Asked at IBM: "How many hours would it take to clean every single window in London?"

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  5. 5

    Asked at Gemalto: "How do you get an elephant in a fridge?"

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  6. 6

    Asked at Standard Bank Group: "If the time is quarter past 3, what is the angle measurement on the clock?"

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    Asked at Network Rail: "If you had three minutes alone in a lift with the CEO, what would you say?"

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  8. 8

    Asked at BT: "How many people born in 2013 were named Gary?"

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  9. 9

    Asked at EY: "What will you be famous for?"

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  10. 10

    Asked at Aviva Investors: "How many nappies are purchased per year in the UK?"

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While job candidates should be ready to take on some challenging interview questions, they should also expect to be asked some basic or common interview questions. Glassdoor has also compiled a list of the Most Common Interview Questions.

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