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Google, Yahoo and Microsoft creative interview questions
In any professional interviews, there is always a place for some creative or funny questions to get the candidate relaxed and comfortable. Just something to break the ice. It is always a good practice to be prepared. Sometimes these questions may appear straight forward but they are really tricky. The way you answer could say a lot about your thinking ability.
Try to be relaxed and don’t get nervous because you are expecting different set of questions. These questions are much easier to answer but they catch you off guard. Give the kind of answers that also show some sense of humor and your creativity.
Interviewrs often use funny interview questions try to gauge how the candidate will act when faced with an unexpected situation during times of stress. The way that you present yourself and answer these questions says a lot about your personality, creativity, and ability to handle yourself professionally. Some of the questions below have been asked in technology industry like Google, Yahoo and Microsoft to gauge the candidate’s analytical thinking and common sense. Top software employers like Infosys in India often use these questions in job interviews.
Here is a sample of question and more questions below…It really helps if you listen to question carefully and understand the question and take a moment before answering.
Creative and funny Questions and Creative Answers
Interviewer Question : If it took four men four hours to code a program, how long would it take eight men to code it?
Creative Answer : No time at all, the program is already there.
Interviewer Question : If you have three oranges and three apples in one hand and four oranges and four apples in the other hand, what would you have?
Creative Answer : You have really huge hands.(really funny one)
Interviewer Question : If you throw a Blue stone into the blue sea what it will become?
Creative Answer : It will become Wet.
Interviewer Question : Largest US river Mississipi is in which state?
Creative Answer : Liquid
Interviewer Question : What looks like half water melon ?
Creative Answer : The other half.
Interviewer Question : What can you never eat for breakfast ?
Creative Answer : Dinner.
Interviewer Question : What happened when wheel was invented ?
Creative Answer : It caused a revolution.
Interviewer Question : How can you lift a polar bear with one hand?
Creative Answer : It is not a problem, since you will never find a polar bear with one hand.
Interviewer Question : How can a man go straight eight days without sleeping?
Creative Answer : No Problems, He can sleep at night.
Finally a special one..
Interviewer Question : I shall either ask you five easy questions or only one really difficult question. Think well before you make up your mind.
The candidate thought for a while and said, “my choice is one really difficult question.”
“Well, good luck to you, you have made your own choice! Now tell me this.
“What comes first, Chicken or Egg?”
The candidate was very happy and answered “It’s the chicken!”
“How?” the interviewer asked,”Sorry sir, you promised me that you will not ask me a SECOND difficult question!” and he got selected.
In Any interview, always handle the questions with confidence. Your competence in an interview with difficult questions will show that you are a potential employee who shines during stressful situations