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Top most unusual interview questions

A survey of 2,000 working adults in the UK, conducted by employment industry leader Adecco, reveals the most unusual and sometimes downright weird questions and tasks asked at interviews.

Top most unusual interview questions:

  • Can you sing the theme tune to Captain Pugwash?

  • Have you ever seen an invisible man?

  • How do you build a tower out of spaghetti?

  • How many elephants can you fit in your car?

  • How would you climb out of a giant bucket?

  • How would you respond to a random person asking to lick your armpit?

  • What side of the bed do you sleep on?

  • Why are manhole covers round?

  • Where do you see Arnold Schwarzenegger in five years’ time?

  • Who is more important – Father Christmas or the Tooth Fairy?

  • Top 10 most unusual interview tasks:

  • Form a line youngest to oldest without talking to anyone

  • Write your name backwords

  • Act like a plug

  • Clap like a duck

  • Count backwards

  • Copy the sound of a fax machine

  • Do the ‘I’m a little teapot dance’ every time someone is late to a group interview

  • Lick your elbow

  • Sit still for 30 minutes

  • Stack cereal

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