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Top 10 unusual job interview questions for 2016 from Glassdoor

You've memorized your resume and perfected your handshake, know your strengths and weaknesses like the back of your hand, and can wax poetic on where you see yourself in the next five years. But have you considered this: When a hot dog expands, in which direction does it split and why?

What sounds like a first-date-gone-wrong question was in fact a head-scratcher that was posed to one candidate on a recent job interview at aerospace company SpaceX.

According to careers website Glassdoor, 45 percent of people reported that they are either currently searching or plan to search for a new job this year. With more companies turning to bizarre brainteasers during the interview process, candidates should be prepared to answer anything.

1. When a hot dog expands, in which direction does it split and why?

Company: SpaceX

Position: Propulsion Structural Analyst (New York, New York)

2. Would you rather fight one horse-sized duck, or 100 duck-sized horses?

Company: Whole Foods Market

Position: Meat Cutter (Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky)

3. If you're the CEO, what are the first three things you check about the business when you wake up?

Company: Dropbox

Position: Rotation Program (San Francisco, California)

4. What would the name of your debut album be?

Company: Urban Outfitters

Position: Sales Associate (New York, New York)

5. How would you sell hot cocoa in Florida?

Company: J.W. Business Acquisitions

Position: Human Resources Recruiter (Atlanta, Georgia)

6. If I gave you $40,000 to start a business, what would you start?

Company: Hubspot

Position: Account Manager (San Francisco, California)

7. What would you do if you found a penguin in the freezer?

Company: Trader Joe's

Position: Unspecified (Orange, California)

8. If you were a brand, what would be your motto?

Company: Boston Consulting Group

Position: Consultant (Washington, D.C.)

9. How many basketballs would fit in this room?

Company: Delta Air Lines

Position: Revenue Management Co-op (Cincinnati, Ohio)

10. If you had $2,000, how would you double it in 24 hours?

Company: Uniqlo