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Creativity and Imagination Questions

Below is a selection of Medical School interview questions on the theme of ‘Creativity and Imagination’.

The answer guides have been put together by medics who have successfully navigated interviews at top Medical Schools.

Remember, though, that an interview is about an individual, so there are no hard and fast rules. The answer guides are only examples and are not exhaustive. They should be used to stimulate your thinking — not repeated verbatim at your interview.


Creativity and Imagination

How much does a mountain weigh?

Creativity and Imagination
Creativity and Imagination: How much does a mountain weigh?

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 How different would the world be if the wheel wasn’t invented?

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How many words are there in an average book?

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To what extent do you think fear is beneficial?

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Why do we wear shoes?

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If you were stranded in a remote rainforest and trying to escape, who is one person you would want to accompany you and why?

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How many atoms are there in a glass of water?

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V = pi(r)2 x h

for a cylindrical glass where h is the height that the water comes to.

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Which has more value: creativity or knowledge?

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