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Top 100 Interview Questions

Here is a list of 100 most popular questions asked in an interview. We have compiled top 100 interview questions usually asked in interviews to check their knowledge, their capabilities and problem solving skills. These are the top interview questions employers ask during a job. Interviewing for a job can be one of the most uncomfortable events in your life.

Most Commonly Asked Interview Questions

  1. Describe yourself.
  2. How do you take challenges?
  3. How do you define failure?
  4. What do you know about the organization?
  5. How do you justify the job?
  6. Why do you want this job?
  7. What does success mean to you?
  8. What are your strengths?
  9. What are your weaknesses?
  10. What do you do in leisure time?
  11. Do you want to ask anything from us?
  12. What are your hobbies?
  13. What kind of person are you?
  14. How do you pursue your hobbies?
  15. What has been your greatest achievement?
  16. What has been your greatest failure?
  17. How did you prepare for this interview?
  18. What are your professional goals for the next 3-5 years?
  19. What do you want to work with this organization?
  20. Where do you see yourself five years down the line?
  21. Tell me about something you did recently that was not part of your job?
  22. Tell me about your educational background?
  23. How have you grown in your current job?
  24. What kinds of skills did you use in your past job?
  25. What are you seeking in your next job?
  26. What type of compliments do you receive from your peers or supervisors?
  27. What happens when two priorities compete for your time?
  28. Can you describe a recent situation in which you accomplished an important objective in a brief period of time?
  29. Are you willing to work in shifts?
  30. What is the thing you like the most in the world and why?
  1. What is the thing you dislike the most in the world and why?
  2. What are your salary expectations for this job?
  3. What are the projects you have ever undertaken?
  4. How do you define arrogance? Are you arrogant?
  5. What role are you ready to take in a group?
  6. Who has been an inspiration for you?
  7. What is more important to you money or success?
  8. Rate yourself on a scale of 10.
  9. How do you handle repetitive tasks?
  10. Tell me about the last time you missed a goal or deadline.
  11. How do you keep others informed on work issues?
  12. When was the last time something upset you at work? What did you do?
  13. How do you ensure all of your work gets accomplished in a productive manner?
  14. What was the biggest professional risk you have taken and what was the outcome?
  15. Tell me about the last time you had to work with someone inside or outside of your department to accomplish a goal.
  16. Describe a situation where you were successful in directing the work of others.
  17. Describe a situation when you dealt with a difficult person and how you resolved it.
  18. If your supervisor criticized you unfairly, how did/would you handle it?
  19. What do you expect from this job?
  20. Do you know anyone working with this organization?
  21. What do you like best about what you have learned about this job?
  22. What concerns do you have about this job?
  23. What do you see as your primary qualifications for this job?
  24. Why did you choose _________ as your major/subjects?
  25. Are you willing to travel?
  26. Why are you leaving the organization you work for?
  27. How much time do you need to join the organization?
  28. Are you aggressive?
  29. What makes you a good manager?
  30. What motivates you the most?
  31. What skills and abilities do you have?
  32. Is there anything you want to ask?
  33. If you were hired for this job, what areas would you make an immediate impact?
  34. In what areas do you think you will need guidance?
  35. How will you approach learning this "new" job?
  36. How will you approach acquiring new skill sets?
  37. Describe the most difficult situation you have faced in your career and how you managed it.
  38. Describe some problems you encountered in your most recent position and how you resolved them.
  39. What specific steps do you utilize in solving workplace problems?
  40. What are some of the things that you and your supervisor disagree upon and how do you resolve them?
  41. What do you do when you are pressed for a decision?
  42. In your last job what kinds of pressure did you encounter and how did you react?
  43. What kind of work interests you the most?
  44. What kind of work interests you the least?
  45. How would your references describe you?
  46. Name five characteristics that describe you.
  47. Are you a self-starter? Please provide specific examples.
  48. How does your present position differ from past ones?
  49. What would you like to avoid completely in your next job?
  50. What have you done to prepare yourself to be a supervisor?
  51. How do you motivate employees?
  52. What aspect of supervision do you find the most difficult?
  53. What is the most important quality a supervisor should have?
  54. How do you decide what to delegate and to whom?
  55. Why do you feel we should hire someone with your background?
  56. What two accomplishments have given you the most satisfaction?
  57. Why should I hire you?
  58. What makes you better than the other people I'm seeing today?
  59. Give me an example of how you exercised leadership in a recent situation.
  60. Tell me about a time when you were held accountable for a problem that you hadn't caused.
  61. Think about the changes you have seen and tell me how you handle change.
  62. Tell me about a decision you made recently and how you reached it.
  63. What do you think makes a good manager?
  64. Why did you leave your past jobs?
  65. How did you become interested in this field/industry?
  66. Why did you select the _________ University?
  67. If you could do it all over again, how would you plan your academic studies differently?
  68. Assuming that you could do anything you wanted, what would you really like to do in life?
  69. How do you determine or evaluate success?
  70. Who is your hero and Why?

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