If you're keen to work at Apple, arguably the most recognized tech company in the world, you better be prepared to answer some hard (and frankly quite strange) questions.

Business Insider has curated 49 mind-boggling questions from employment site Glassdoor, and some of them are just crazy. If you're looking for a job at Apple, these probably won't help because the questions have likely been refreshed, but you'll certainly get an idea of what caliber of question you'll be asked. Check a selection of them out below and head to Business Insider to see the full list.

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“We have a cup of hot coffee and a small cold milk out of the fridge. The room temperature is in between these two. When should we add milk to coffee to get the coolest combination earliest (at the beginning, in the middle, or at the end)?”
—Product Design Engineer candidate

“Explain what RAM is to a five-year-old.”
—Apple Genius candidate

“Draw the inside architecture of an iPhone.”
—Hardware Test Design Lead candidate

“If you have two eggs, and you want to figure out… the highest floor from which you can drop the [eggs] without breaking [them], how would you do it? What’s the optimal solution?”
—Software Engineer candidate

“There are three boxes. One contains only apples, one contains only oranges, and one contains both apples and oranges. The boxes have been incorrectly labeled such that no label identifies the actual contents of the box… Opening just one box, and without looking in the box, you take out one piece of fruit. By looking at the fruit, how can you immediately label all of the boxes correctly?”
—Software Quality Assurance Engineer candidate

“You’re dealing with an angry customer who was waiting for help for the past 20 minutes and is causing a commotion. She claims that she’ll just walk over to Best Buy or the Microsoft Store to get the computer she wants. Resolve this issue.”
—Specialist candidate

“Are you creative? What’s something creative that you can think of?”
—Software Engineer candidate

“What brings you here today?”
—Software Engineer candidate

“You seem pretty positive. What types of things bring you down?”
—Family Room Specialist candidate

“Given an ‘iTunes’ type of app that pulls down lots of images that get stale over time, what strategy would you use to flush disused images over time?”
—Software Engineer candidate

“What superhero would you be, and why?”
—Retail candidate