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Sony Interview Questions

Excerpts from Interview #1:
(An engg student having 10th grade- 82.2% 12th grade-84.6% and graduation score-83.5%)
Technical Interview:
  • State Advantages of C language?
  • What do you mean by data encapsulation?
  • What do you mean by a data Hiding?
  • What is Function Overloading?
  • Explain the key functions of data binding.
  • What is the use of pointers in C?
  • Can you name some types of inheritance?
  • What do you mean by Run time Errors?
  • What is polymorphism?
HR Interview:
  • Introduce Yourself.
  • State your three strengths.
  • Who is the Prime minister of Japan?
  • What is your biggest regret and achievement till now?
  • What does success mean to you?
  • Where do you see yourself 10 years down the line?
Excerpts from Interview #2:
(B. Tech student with academic profile as 7.85 CGPA, % in 12th and 96.8% in 10th.)
Technical interview:
  • What are the components of logical database structure of Oracle database?
  • What is static in java?
  • How many words can be read by ‘cin’?
  • What is the advantage of using cin and cout over traditional scanf and printf?
HR Interview:
  • Your weaknesses and why we should not hire you?
  • Are you willing to relocate?
  • Which is your dream company?
  • If not, would you leave this if you get an offer from your dream company?
Excerpts from Interview #3:
(B. Tech background, with academic profile as 7.56 CGPA, 86.2% in 12th and 91.6% in 10th.)
Technical interview:
  • What is an Index? What is an Extent?
  • Explain the benefits of proper inheritance.
  • Write the code to find an element in a BT.
  • Explain polymorphism with examples.
HR Interview:
  • Where do you see yourself 5 years down the line?
  • What were the companies you attended previously and why do you think you failed in them?
  • Do you have any hobbies that you particularly passionate about?
Excerpts from Interview #4:
(B. Tech background, with academic profile as 7.5 CGPA, 89% in 12th and 88% in 10th.)
Technical interview:
  • What is divide and conquer in algorithms? Write the algorithm for merge sort algorithm.
  • What are the advantages of using friend classes?
  • What are virtual functions?
  • Difference between inline functions & macros?
HR Interview:
  • What qualities do you have that make you a person suitable for going into the IT industry?
  • Can you work under pressure?
  • When do you think you will complete and be able to join?
  • Do you have any questions?
Excerpts from Interview #5:
(B. Tech background, with academic profile as 8.24 CGPA, 87.6% in 12th and 95.8% in 10th.)
Technical interview:
  • What are Stacks? Give an example of where they are useful.
  • Write a program to insert 5 numbers in a B-tree.
  • Concepts of JAVA.
HR Interview:
  • What has been your greatest achievement till now?
  • Why should we not hire you?
  • What are your aspirations?
  • Any questions for us?
Excerpts from Interview #6:
(IT student with academic profile as 8.42 CGPA, 92% in 12th and 94.9% in 10th.)
Technical interview:
  • What are pre-processor directives?
  • Given two singly linked lists of n and m no. of nodes respectively. They merge at a particular node. Write the algorithm to find the position of the node from the end of both the lists.
  • What are the various layers of TCP/IP protocol?
  • "Everything in Linux is a file". Explain.
HR Interview:
  • Are you willing to relocate?
  • Tell me about yourself?
  • Tell me about your internship experience.
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