August 24, 2011 11:00 ET

Glassdoor Reveals Top 10 Oddball Interview Questions for Interns

SAUSALITO, CA--(Marketwire - Aug 24, 2011) - While the time for summer internships may be coming to a close, the opportunity to land a fall internship is here. To help prospective intern candidates get a leg up during their interview, Glassdoor, a jobs and career community, has dug through thousands of interview questions to help candidates prepare for some of the toughest or downright weirdest interview questions they may face.

Here is Glassdoor's latest report sharing 10 of the Top Oddball Interview Questions for Interns:

1. "What was your first AOL screen name?" -- Asked at Red Frog Events

2. "How do you rob a bank?" -- Asked at Oliver Wyman

3. "How many ping pong balls fit into Gampel Pavilion?" -- Asked at Aetna

4. "How much do women in America spend on haircuts each year?" -- Asked at

5. "If you could have lunch with anybody, living or deceased, who would it be?" -- Asked at IMG

6. "How much would you bet for your answers to be correct?" -- Asked at Jane Street Capital

7. "Describe what happened to cause the financial crisis, in a couple of minutes, as if you were telling it, to say, your grandmother." -- Asked at Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group

8. "Given 999 distinct numbers between 1 and 1000, find one/two that is/are missing." -- Asked at

9. "Would you say you learn a lot about a little, or a little about a lot?" -- Asked at Stryker Communications

10. "How many people in this city do you know? -- Asked at Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance

The interview questions are part of Glassdoor's Interview Reviews section, offering in-depth accounts of the interview process for specific job titles at specific companies -- all for free. To date, more than 125,000 interview questions around the world have been collected. Interview Reviews include details from actual candidates about the entire hiring process -- from the interview format and average duration to overall difficulty. Each review also includes details as to whether an offer was made and whether it was accepted or rejected -- and why -- along with any negotiation tips.

Users can find or share Interview Reviews through the "Interviews" tab from the Glassdoor homepage or via

About is a career and workplace community offering a free inside look at jobs and companies with access to millions of job listings. Glassdoor enables employees, job seekers, employers and recruiters to simultaneously see -- for the first time -- unedited opinions about a company's work environment along with details on salaries, company reviews, CEO approval ratings, job interview questions and reviews, and office photos as well as career advice. Headquartered in Sausalito, CA, Glassdoor officially launched in 2008, and was founded by Richard Barton, Robert Hohman and Tim Besse in 2007. The company has raised $9.5 million from its founders, Benchmark Capital and Sutter Hill Ventures. More information about Glassdoor can be found on its blog, Twitter and Facebook.