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The 15 weirdest interview questions posed in 2014

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Want to throw interviewees a real curveball? Consider some of these real-life questions asked in job interviews this year:

1. “If you could throw a parade of any caliber through our office, what type of parade would it be?”  – asked by an interviewer at Zappos

2. “How lucky are you and why?” – Airbnb

3. “If you were a pizza deliveryman how would you benefit from scissors?” – Apple

4  “If you could sing one song on American Idol, what would it be?” – Red Frog Events

5. “If you were on an island and could only bring 3 things, what would you bring?” – Yahoo

6. “If you were a box of cereal, what would you be and why?” – Bed Bath & Beyond

7. “Do you believe in Bigfoot?” – Norwegian Cruise Line

8. “Why are tennis balls fuzzy?” – Xerox

9. “What is your least favorite thing about humanity?” – ZocDoc

10. “How many square feet of pizza is eaten in the U.S. each year?” – Goldman Sachs

11. “If you were 80 years old, what would you tell your children?” – McKinsey & Company

12. “You’re a new addition to the crayon box, what color would you be and why?” – Urban Outfitters

13. “How does the Internet work?” – Akamai

14. “If there was a movie produced about your life, who would play you, and why?” – SinglePlatform

15. “What is the funniest thing that has happened to you recently?” – Applebee’s

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