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Software testing Interview Questions

Software testers are responsible for identifying defects in software products and therefore must be well-versed in computer programming. Employers look for candidates who can learn quickly and communicate effectively to both technical and non-technical audiences. Expect to answer a lot of coding questions as well as a brainteaser to test your ability to think outside the box.

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Describe and code an algorithm that returns the first duplicate character in a string?

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Simple Python example. Not sure it's most efficient. def findDup(str): match=[] i=1 while (i

first clarify if it is ASCII or UNICODE string For ASCII, create BOOL checkArray [128] = {false}; walk the string and update the index of checkArray based of the character. for (int index=0;index< strlen(str); index++) { if (checkArray[str[index]] == true) { printf (str[index]); return; } else { checkArray[str[index]] = true; } }

public class FirstDupCharacter { public static void main(String[] args) { System.out.println(findDupCharacter("abcdefghiaklmno")); } private static Character findDupCharacter(final String input) { final Set set = new HashSet(); Character dup = null; for (int i = 0; i < input.length(); i++) { if (set.contains(input.charAt(i))) { dup = input.charAt(i); break; } else { set.add(input.charAt(i)); } } return dup; } }

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In a given sorted array of integers remove all the duplicates.

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Write a method to decide if the given binary tree is a binary search tree or not.

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Implement a binary tree and explain it's function

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how can a particular application be tested apart from testing its functionality

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What would you do if management asks you to approve a release with critical defects?

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Given a string (understood to be a sentence), reverse the order of the words. "Hello world" becomes "world Hello"

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Write code in your favorite programming language that will accept two strings and return true if they are anagrams.

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Given a set of numbers -50 to 50, find all pairs that add up to a certain sum that is passed in. What's the O notation for what you just wrote? Can you make it faster? Can you find an O(n) solution? Implement the O(n) solution

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Most of them were expected. Almost all are problem solving questions. 1. Given a BST with following property find the LCA of two given nodes. Property : All children has information about their parents but the parents do not have information about their children nodes. Constraint - no additional space can be used

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