They’re not expecting a serious answer, although if you came up with something related to your job, great! They’re not expecting you to say, “I would like the superpower of analysis.“
You can be playful and say, “Hmm . .. Well, I yes I would like the superpower to fly so that that way I competed work faster!” They all chuckle at some point. It will take away some of the seriousness of the conversation.
I also want to remind you that there is usually a point where you can ask them questions. When that happens, I want to encourage you to ask them, “What superpower were you looking for?” Their answer might be very revealing to you about what their expectations are.
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