OPEN TEXT Interview Questions

Excerpts from Interview #1:
(A B.E. ECE student having 10th grade - 92.4%, 12th grade - 86%, Graduation score - 65.4%)
Technical Interview:
  • Define ACID properties?
  • What is write ahead logging in DBMS?
  • What are the deadlock avoidance schemes?
  • What is clustering index?
  • There is a program which inserts and deletes node in a sorted singly linked list. There is a bug in one of the modules, how would you debug it?
  • What are the ways in which fault tolerance can be ensured in systems?
  • A pair of redundant systems are operating, how would you ensure that when one of them goes down, the other one will take over its operation?
  • Define Virtual function in C++.
HR Interview:
  • Are you willing to relocate or travel?
  • What motivates you to do a good job?
  • Describe your ideal company, location & job.
  • Who is your inspiration in your life & why?
Excerpts from Interview #2:
(Profile:- Software developer, Present C.G.P.A :- 8.4 , 10th Marks – 93%, 12th Marks – 86%)
Technical interview:
  • Define transaction control statement in SQL?
  • Explain access specifiers?
  • Difference between TCP and UDP?
  • Why we use the concept of pointer?
  • Explain waterfall model and spiral model
  • Difference between verification and validation?
HR Interview:
  • Tell us about yourself.
  • How much salary do you expect from us?
  • Tell me something about our company?
  • How do feel about working according to US timings – 1:00pm to 9pm?
  • Do you have any questions for me?
Excerpts from Interview #3:
(Profile: Software developer, Present C.G.P.A :- 6.8 , 10th Marks – 71%, 12th Marks – 85%)
Technical interview:
  • What do you mean by Quality assurance?
  • What do you mean by overiding?
  • Write an algorithm for Insertion sort?
  • What do you mean by triggers and when they will be executed?
  • Difference between Rowid and rownum in SQL?
HR Interview:
  • Tell us about yourself & family background?
  • Are you ready to handle a team under pressure?
  • How do you feel about reporting to a younger person?
  • How many hours in a week do you normally work?
  • How would you handle a customer who is very angry?
Excerpts from Interview #4:
( Profile:- Software developer, Present C.G.P.A :- 7.1, 10th Marks – 81%, 12th Marks – 75%)
Technical interview:
  • Difference between malloc and new functions?
  • Can a static member function access member variable of an object?
  • What do you mean by Garbage Collection?
  • What do you mean by dynamic method dispatch?
  • What is the use of StringTokenizer class?
  • Today is Monday. After 63 days, it will be?
HR Interview:
  • Tell us about yourself?
  • Why have you had so many jobs?
  • Walk us through your resume.
  • Tell me about a situation when your work was criticized?
  • Why did you resign from your previous company?
Excerpts from Interview #5:
(Profile:- Software developer, Present C.G.P.A :- 8.9 10th Marks – 72% 12th Marks – 76%)
Technical interview:
  • What is abstract class?
  • What is the use of ‘super’ keyword inside a constructor?
  • Explain different type of inheritance in java?
  • What is the meaning of public static void main() in java?
  • When should a function throw an exception?
  • Which function would be used if you want to access private members of a class?
HR Interview:
  • Why do you want to join our company?
  • Are you willing to relocate or travel?
  • What are your strength and weakness?
  • Describe your ideal company, location & job.
  • If you won $30 million lottery, would you still work?.
Excerpts from Interview #:6
( Profile:- Software developer , Present C.G.P.A :- 7.9, 10th Marks – 66%, 12th Marks – 81%)
Technical interview:
  • Difference between operator overloading and function overriding?
  • What do you mean by Late binding and Early Binding?
  • When do you call copy constructor?
  • What is the difference between Structure and a class?
  • When will constructor and destructor be executed?
HR Interview:
  • How was the previous interviews?
  • What are your career options right now?
  • Would you like to change your domain, if yes why?
  • How much salary do you expect?
  • What else are you expecting from the company?
  • Are you comfortable shifting base?
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