They force you to think about yourself~
  1. Tell me about yourself
  2. What are your short-term goals? What about in 2 and 5 years from now?
  3. What is your own vision/mission statement?
  4. What do you think you will be looking for in the job following this position?
  5. Why do you feel you will be successful in this work?
  6. What other types of work are you looking for in addition to this role?
  7. What supervisory or leadership roles have you had?
  8. What experience have you had working on a team?
  9. What have been your most satisfying/disappointing experiences?
  10. What are your strengths/weaknesses?
  11. What kinds of problems do you handle the best?
  12. How do you reduce stress and try to achieve balance in your life?
  13. How did you handle a request to do something contrary to your moral code or business ethics?
  14. What was the result the last time you tried to sell your idea to others?
  15. Why did you apply to our organization and what do you know about us?
  16. What do you think are advantages/disadvantages of joining our organization?
  17. What is the most important thing you are looking for in an employer?
  18. What were some of the common characteristics of your past supervisors?
  19. What characteristics do you think a person would need to have to work effectively in our company with its policies of staying ahead of the competition?
  20. What courses did you like best/least? Why?
  21. What did you learn or gain from your part-time/summer/co-op/internship experiences?
  22. What are your plans for further studies?
  23. Why are your grades low?
  24. How do you spend your spare time?
  25. If I asked your friends to describe you, what do you think they would say?
  26. What frustrates you the most?
  27. When were you last angry at work and what was the outcome?
  28. What things could you do to increase your overall effectiveness?
  29. What was the toughest decision you had to make in the last year? Why was it difficult?
  30. Why haven’t you found a job yet?
  31. You don’t seem to have any experience in ___ (e.g., sales, fundraising, bookkeeping), do you?
  32. Why should I hire you?
    From:Steve Hanov's Programming Blog