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45 Questions You Might Get Asked in Your Consulting Interview

“How many wedding dresses are burned every year?”

  1. How many times does the letter “y” appear in Tolstoy’s “War and Peace”?
  2. How many people have died each day in 2016 on average?
  3. Are there more trees in Texas or Massachusetts?
  4. On an average day, are there more likes on Facebook or Instagram?
  5. How many copies of the “Independence Day” screenplay are currently in the city of Boston?
  6. How old was your great-grandmother when she lost her virginity?
  7. The year is 2089. What is the name of the most profitable company on Earth?
  8. Will you die before or after Selena Gomez?
  9. How many people on Earth today have a “That’s what she said” tattoo on their body?
  10. How many people ate an apple today?
  11. How about them apples?
  12. How many wedding dresses are burned each year?
  13. Are more glasses of milk or eyeglasses purchased each year?
  14. How many people actively believe in Santa Claus?
  15. Are more people smoking a cigarette, drinking whiskey, or struggling with their relationship with their father right now?
  16. How many times is the word “fuck” said each day?
  17. What is the average number of layers in dips created in the 21st century?
  18. How long can you hold your breath?
  19. If God exists, what would he say when you arrive at the Pearly Gates?
  20. On average, how many French fries are in a medium order of McDonald’s French fries?
  21. Are you going to eat that?
  22. How many butt photos are posted to Instagram on a daily basis?
  23. How many assholes are there in Kansas City?
  24. Assuming anyone who believed there was a heaven goes to heaven when they die, how many people are in heaven today?
  25. Which founder of a world religion would win in a street basketball tournament?
  26. In a given moment, are more people breathing in or breathing out?
  27. If Abraham Lincoln were alive today, what would he order at Panera?
  28. What is the highest number of sexual partners a single individual has had in human history?
  29. Does this outfit make me look fat?
  30. How many people are praying right now?
  31. What percentage of shoes in existence today are currently on feet?
  32. How many bellybuttons are visible on earth right now?
  33. How many words are in the U.S. Constitution?
  34. Why was 6 afraid of 7?
  35. How many bowel movements have occurred in 2016 to date?
  36. What were Harriet Tubman’s final words?
  37. How long would it take a person to walk from Portland, Maine to Portland, Oregon?
  38. What is the minimum number of items on a list for it to be considered a “list”?
  39. What is the appropriate amount of money to spend on a wedding gift for your brother’s second marriage?
  40. What percentage of shirts are blue?
  41. How many times has “LOL” been typed in the past 3 minutes?
  42. Which is fancier: red sauce or white sauce?
  43. How many people have ever been stranded on a dessert island?
  44. How many people have been asked if they were stranded on a dessert island, what one thing they would take with them?
  45. How many people have ever been asked a consulting interview question?

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