Job interviews are a nerve-wracking but also exciting time: if you get called in for an interview, it means your application has made it to the “yes” pile. But of course, that also comes with the pressure of having to prepare for common questions about your strengths and weaknesses.

But what if the hiring manager asked you an unexpectedly interesting question halfway through your interview—a funny interview question that energized you and got your creative juices flowing? Hiring managers are increasingly asking questions that might make you uncomfortable, but this gives them a chance to learn more about who you truly are. The benefit of these questions is that they also help the interviewer get to know you on a personal level

We’ve gathered 36 real-life interview questions from sources like Glassdoor, Quora, Vault, and FlexJobs for you to practice with. By preparing answers for these types of questions ahead of time, you’ll be able to ace your next job interview with fun questions to ask in an interview

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1. Are you more of a hunter or a gatherer? (Glassdoor)

2. If you were a new color in the box of crayons, what color would it be and why? (Glassdoor)

3. Let’s say you win $10 million from a lottery ticket you found after your interview. What would you do next? (Quora)

4. What crosses your mind when you’re the only one in the car? (Glassdoor)

5. What was your favorite ’90s jam? (Glassdoor)

6. What animal would you choose to be if given the opportunity, and why? (Quora)

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7. What was the last present you gifted someone? (Glassdoor)

8. What personality traits did you have in high school? (Quora)

9. Why did you choose to watch the last thing that you watched on TV? (FlexJobs)

10. What would you have wanted your previous boss to know? (Quora)

11. What about your last job, other than compensation, would have kept you motivated to stay employed there? (Quora)

12. Tell me about something funny that happened to you recently. (Glassdoor)

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13. What job do you want to have when you’re an adult? (FlexJobs)

14. What are the names of the two organizations outside your own where you know the most people, and why do you think that is? (Quora)

15. If you were our CEO, what three managerial decisions would concern you the most? (Vault)

16. If I were to offer you three promises regarding this job, what would they be? (Quora)

17. WhatPlan B if you don’t get this job? (Quora)

18. What drives you? What sets your soul on fire? (Vault)

19. In the next five minutes, can you teach me something I don’t know? (Quora)

20. Are you known for your intelligence, beauty, kindness, or something else? (Quora)

21. What are your hobbies and goals outside of work? (Quora)

22. If we were to only glance at your resume, what would be the most interesting thing about you that we would miss? (Vault)

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23. On a scale of 1-10, how would you rate your memory? (Glassdoor)

24. Design and code a solution from scratch in three hours, then explain your process. (Quora)

25. With too many emails to answer, how would you decide which unread messages deserve your attention? (Glassdoor)

26. How many pennies would it take to fill this room? (Vault)

27. Can you name three consecutive days without using the words Wednesday, Friday, or Saturday? (Quora)

28. Estimate how many windows are in New York. (Glassdoor)

29. How would you value the store on the corner? (Vault)

30. How many square feet of pizza are eaten in the US each year? (Glassdoor)

31. Describe the color yellow to somebody who is blind. (Glassdoor)

32. If you were to get rid of one state in the U.S., which would it be and why? (Glassdoor)

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33. What would you do if someone gave you an elephant that you couldn’t sell or give away? (FlexJobs)

34. Who would win a fight between Spiderman and Batman? (Glassdoor)

35. Have you ever needed to persuade someone to do something they weren’t enthusiastic about? (FlexJobs)

36. If a penguin walked through that door wearing a sombrero, what would he say and why would he be here? (Glassdoor)

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