Unfair C++ Job Interview Questions
by Curtis Krauskopf
These questions are beyond the bounds of normal interview questions. I don't
know if these questions have actually been asked in a real interview but
somebody might think it's a cute question and ask. Being prepared
for these out-of-bounds questions will prepare you for other difficult
questions. When answering those questions, remember to use the same
techniques that you use when practicing these questions.
- The interviewer looks up from his newspaper, tosses a pencil at you and says,
"Sell me this pencil". The interviewer immediately returns to reading his
- The interviewer hands you a black pen and says nothing but "This pen is red."
- Write a program whose output is its own source code.
- Tell me the funniest programming joke you've ever heard.
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