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How do you reverse print a string. After answering the same by providing an out of the box API, the next unexpected question was "What if it does NOT exist". While and 2nd alternative was provided, it was pretty much shot down as being not acceptable.

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Use String tokenizer, dump to array and print the array in reverse. However, the prompt response to that answer was "What if there is NO stringtokenizer?" Stringtokenizer is an Out Of The Box API in java.util.

maybe try something like this StringBuilder sb = new StringBuilder(str); sb.reverse();


Leadership questions.

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Implement strstr() in C.

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Merge 2 sorted single-linked lists into the brand new list (no pointer copy allowed). The resulting list should have the data from both lists all correctly sorted.

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As a former employee of the company, I had a lot of 'why do you want to come back to Altera?' and 'do you plan to leave again?',

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An unexpected question was: "You and I are playing russian roulette and I load two bullets into a 6 chambered revolver in adjacent chambers. I go first, and nothing happens. Now you can either pull the trigger as is, or spin the chambers for a 'random' chance. What do you do and why?"

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Why do you want to leave your current position as a contract employee?

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Given 99 unique numbers between 1..100 how do you find the missing number.

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Threads and example of creating a semaphore / distributed semaphore.

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"Do you have silicon flowing in your veins?" (Not really difficult, just pointless)

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