If You Were A Tree, What Kind Of Tree Would You Be And Why?” 

Did you come across these kind of questions before?

1- They reveal a lot

While such weird questions might seem like a waste of time, they really aren’t. In fact, they can reveal a lot more about candidate than you’d think.

2- Is there a right answer….. ?

Of course, there's no "right" answer to this funny question, but it allows you to get insight into how your candidate thinks, prioritizes, problem-solves, and his/her reasoning skills.

3- Great Conversation Starters

Many funny questions are great conversation starters, and still get to the heart of what you need to know to make a decision on hiring.

4- loosen the candidate up …

It can loosen the candidate up and allow him/her to show you a more genuine side and to examine his/her creativity.

5- Throws candidate out of Comfort Zone

Sometimes it throws candidate out of his/her Comfort Zone, to see how he/she reacts to the unexpected situations and how they arrive at conclusions.

Now…. This is a funny question for you …

You’ve been given an elephant. You can’t give it away or sell it. What would you do with the elephant?