Trickiest interview questions

With excellent perks, great pay and benefits, and high job satisfaction, employees at this year's 50 best companies to work for in America seem to have a good thing going for them.

But before you start seething with envy, you should see some of the questions they had to answer to get there.

To find these difficult and sometimes odd queries, Business Insider sifted through hundreds of reviews on Glassdoor submitted by people who recently interviewed at the top companies.

If you're thinking of tossing your hat in the ring, be sure to prepare yourself for some real head-scratchers:

'If you could only choose one song to play every time you walked into a room for the rest of your life, what would it be?' —Google associate account-strategist candidate

'If you could only choose one song to play every time you walked into a room for the rest of your life, what would it be?' —Google associate account-strategist candidate

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'How many Big Macs does McDonald's sell each year in the US?' —Facebook data-scientist candidate

'How many Big Macs does McDonald's sell each year in the US?' —Facebook data-scientist candidate

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'If this wall was a brick wall, and you were a brick, where would you be in the wall? What impact does this have on the wall as a whole?' —Expedia market-associate candidate

'If this wall was a brick wall, and you were a brick, where would you be in the wall? What impact does this have on the wall as a whole?' —Expedia market-associate candidate

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'Design a spice rack for the blind.' —Intel hardware-engineer candidate

'Choose a city and estimate how many piano tuners operate a business there' —Google product-manager candidate

'How much do you charge to wash every window in Seattle?' —Facebook online-sales-operations candidate

'How many children are born every day?' —Apple global-supply-manager candidate

'How many children are born every day?' —Apple global-supply-manager candidate

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'If you were to go camping with friends, where would you put your tent?' —Expedia senior financial-analyst candidate

'If you were to go camping with friends, where would you put your tent?' —Expedia senior financial-analyst candidate

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'What kind of tree would you be?' —Cisco Systems senior technical-writer candidate

'Why are manholes round?' —St. Jude Medical electrical-engineer co-op candidate

'Why are manholes round?' —St. Jude Medical electrical-engineer co-op candidate

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'If I was talking to your best friend, what is one thing they would say you need to work on?' —Apple red-zone specialist candidate

'If you could be remembered for one sentence, what would it be?' —Google associate account-strategist candidate

'If you could be remembered for one sentence, what would it be?' —Google associate account-strategist candidate

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'If you were standing in a crowd of people, how would you stand out?' —Microsoft site-manager candidate

'If you were standing in a crowd of people, how would you stand out?' —Microsoft site-manager candidate

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'If you were to help a customer who is stuck on a boat in the middle of nowhere, what would be the first thing that you would say to that person?' —American Express Consumer Card Services Group candidate

'If I give you $1 million right now, what would you do?' —Google associate account-strategist candidate

'If I give you $1 million right now, what would you do?' —Google associate account-strategist candidate

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'How would you build Facebook for blind people?' —Facebook product-manager candidate

'How would you build Facebook for blind people?' —Facebook product-manager candidate

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'Sell me this pen.' —Pfizer pharmaceuticals sales representative candidate

'Sell me this pen.' —Pfizer pharmaceuticals sales representative candidate

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'If you had a choice between two superpowers — being invisible or flying — which would you choose?' —Microsoft high-level product-lead/evangelist candidate

'How do you estimate the safe distance from shore given that there could be a tsunami?' —eBay analytics-manager candidate

'How do you estimate the safe distance from shore given that there could be a tsunami?' —eBay analytics-manager candidate

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'At this stage in your life would you prefer earning or learning?' —Google software-engineer candidate

'What were you like as a child?' —Biogen area business-manager candidate

'Write a program to simulate the writing of a ransom note given a magazine from which letters can be extracted.' —Microsoft software-engineer candidate

'What was your best day in the last four years? What was your worst?' —Apple engineering-project manager candidate

'How did your parents feel about your performance in high school?' —Eli Lilly senior care-sales specialist candidate

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