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What's the oddest question you've ever been asked in a job interview?

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Photo / NZPA, Wayne Drought
Photo / NZPA, Wayne Drought

Prospective employers are increasingly using 'extreme interviewing' techniques which include questions such as: "If you were a dinosaur, what would you be?"

Although they say the way the candidate handles the question is more important than the actual answer, chances are that if you said you were a Tyrannosaurus rex, you won't be getting the job.

Apparently, the hapless candidate is told: "Aha, so you are a cannibalistic predator preying on the weak, are you?"

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