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Discussion on: What is the worst question you have ever been asked in a job interview?

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Nenad Cvetković

How would you test a water heater!?!?
Interview for Senior QA position in a company in financial industry.

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Aza Author

Maybe they had a problem with water heater and the plumber was late...

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Matt

I have had questions like that. I mentioned it was weird for a Linux system admin role. They then explained it to me that they were more interested in my thought process for troubleshooting an unknown problem. After that it made more sense why they asked it.

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Nenad Cvetković

But this was senior role! To me, it was just embarrassing.

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redwanzia

exactly!!!! ..... don't ... 'thought process' me!!! my god!!!