24 of the toughest interview questions heard at Facebook

Mark ZuckerbergGetty Images / Hindustan TimesWant to work for this guy? Get ready to answer some tough questions.

Facebook has often been regarded as one of the best places to work in the tech industry.

Its interns make $US25,000 more than the average citizen. And famously, employees on Glassdoor voted Facebook the No. 1 company to work for overall.

But in order to get a job there, you’ll have to answer some tricky questions first.

We’ve compiled some of the toughest Facebook interview questions available on Glassdoor. Whether you’re looking for a programming job or a position doing marketing, Facebook’s interview questions will give you a run for your money.

'If you were going to redesign an ATM machine, how would you do it?' - Product Designer candidate

'How much do you charge to wash every window in Seattle?' - Online Sales operations candidate

'What would you do on day 1 here?' - Technology Partner candidate

'Describe how the website works. (That's the whole question , with no context.)' - Technical Project Manager candidate

'How many vacuums are there in the USA?' - Risk Analyst candidate

'Tell me your plan of action if you saw that photo uploads suddenly dropped by 50%.' - Operations Associate User Intelligence candidate

'A Russian gangster kidnaps you. He puts two bullets in consecutive order in an empty six-round revolver, spins it, points it at your head and shoots. *click* You're still alive. He then asks you, do you want me to spin it again and fire or pull the trigger again. For each option, what is the probability that you'll be shot?' - Internet Marketing Analyst candidate

Frank Lawton (R) of Deadwood, South Dakota, fires his single action revolver after cocking the gun with his left hand during the Canadian Open Fast Draw Championships in Aldergrove, British Columbia July 20, 2013.

'Should Facebook continue to add features or rely on 3rd party apps?' - Product Designer candidate

'Given access to all the data Facebook collects, what would you do with it?' - Product Analytics candidate

'Pre-IPO, they asked me to write a paper on the valuation of Facebook. They also asked me what I thought the greatest technological advancement was in the past 20 years.' - Software Engineer candidate

'You are trying to rob houses on a street. Each house has some amount of cash. Your goal is to rob houses such that you maximise the total robbed amount. The constraint is once you rob a house you cannot rob a house adjacent to that house.' - Software Engineer candidate

'25 racehorses, no stopwatch. 5 tracks. Figure out the top three fastest horses in the fewest number of races.' - Software Engineering Summer Intern candidate

'What is the process you would go about in spotting a fake profile?' - User Operations Analyst candidate

'Do you think that Facebook should be available to China?' - User Operations Analyst candidate

'How much money is spent on the internet?' - Account Manager candidate

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