C# Interview Questions

 
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What's C#?
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Is it possible to inline assembly or IL in C# code?
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Is it possible to have different access modifiers on the get/set methods of a property in C#?
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Is it possible to have a static indexer in C#?
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If I return out of a try/finally in C#, does the code in the finally-clause run?
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I was trying to use an out int parameter in one of my functions. How should I declare the variable that I am passing to it?
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How does one compare strings in C#?
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How do you specify a custom attribute for the entire assembly (rather than for a class)?
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How do you mark a method obsolete?
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How do you implement thread synchronization (Object.Wait, Notify,and CriticalSection) in C#?
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How do you directly call a native function exported from a DLL?
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How do I simulate optional parameters to COM calls?
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The C# keyword .int. maps to which .NET type?
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Which of these string definitions will prevent escaping on backslashes in C#?
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Which of these statements correctly declares a two-dimensional array in C#?
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If a method is marked as protected internal who can access it?
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What is boxing in C#?
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What compiler switch creates an xml file from the xml comments in the files in an assembly?
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What is a satellite assembly in C#?
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What is a delegate in C#?
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How does assembly versioning in .NET prevent DLL Hell?
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Which .Gang of Four. design pattern is shown below?
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In the NUnit test framework, which attribute must adorn a test class in order for it to be picked up by the NUnit GUI?
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Which of the following operations can you NOT perform on an ADO.NET DataSet?
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In Object Oriented Programming, how would you describe encapsulation in C#?
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What do you know about .NET assemblies?
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What is the difference between private and shared assembly?
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What is a strong name in C#?
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How can you tell the application to look for assemblies at the locations other than its own install?
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How can you debug failed assembly binds?
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Where are shared assemblies stored?
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How can you create a strong name for a .NET assembly?
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Where is global assembly cache located on the system?
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Can you have two files with the same file name in GAC?
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So lets say I have an application that uses MyApp.dll assembly ...
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What is delay signing?
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Is there an equivalent of exit() for quitting a C# .NET application?
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Can you prevent your class from being inherited and becoming a base class for some other classes?
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If a base class has a bunch of overloaded constructors ...
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I was trying to use an "out int" parameter in one of my functions. How should I declare the variable that I am passing to it?
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How do I make a DLL in C#?
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Will finally block get executed if the exception had not occurred?
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What is the C# equivalent of C++ catch (…), which was a catch-all statement for any possible exception? Does C# support try-catch-finally blocks?
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Is there regular expression (regex) support available to C# developers?
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Is there a way to force garbage collection?
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Does C# support properties of array types?
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What connections does Microsoft SQL Server support?
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What is a satellite assembly?
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How is method overriding different from overloading?
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When do you absolutely have to declare a class as abstract (as opposed to free-willed educated choice or decision based on UML diagram)?
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Why would you use untrusted verification?
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What is the implicit name of the parameter that gets passed into the class set method?
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How do I register my code for use by classic COM clients?
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How do I do implement a trace and assert?
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How do I create a multilanguage, multifile assembly?
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C# provides a default constructor for me. I write a constructor that takes a string as a parameter ...
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What is the equivalent to regsvr32 and regsvr32 /u a file in .NET development?
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Explain ACID rule of thumb for transactions.
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Where is the output of TextWriterTraceListener redirected?
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How do I create a multilanguage, single-file assembly?
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Why cannot you specify the accessibility modifier for methods inside the interface?
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Is it possible to restrict the scope of a field/method of a class to the classes in the same namespace?
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Why do I get a syntax error when trying to declare a variable called checked?
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Why are there five tracing levels in System.Diagnostics.TraceSwitcher?
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What is the syntax for calling an overloaded constructor within a constructor (this() and constructorname() does not compile)?
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Why do I get a "CS5001: does not have an entry point defined" error when compiling?
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What does the keyword virtual mean in the method definition?
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What optimizations does the C# compiler perform when you use the /optimize+ compiler option?
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How can I create a process that is running a supplied native executable (e.g., cmd.exe)?
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What is the difference between the System.Array.CopyTo() and System.Array.Clone()?
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How do I declare inout arguments in C#?
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Is there a way of specifying which block or loop to break out of when working with nested loops?
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What is the difference between const and static read-only?
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What does the parameter Initial Catalog define inside Connection String?
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What is the difference between System.String and System.StringBuilder classes?
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What is the top .NET class that everything is derived from?
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Can you allow class to be inherited, but prevent the method from being over-ridden?
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Can you change the value of a variable while debugging a C# application?
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Are private class-level variables inherited?
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Can you inherit multiple interfaces?
81.
From a versioning perspective, what are the drawbacks of extending an interface as opposed to extending a class?
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Which one is trusted and which one is untrusted?
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What namespaces are necessary to create a localized application?
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Does Console.WriteLine() stop printing when it reaches a NULL character within a string?
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What is the advantage of using System.Text.StringBuilder over System.String?
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What are advantages and disadvantages of Microsoft-provided data provider classes in ADO.NET?
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Why do I get a security exception when I try to run my C# app?
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Is there any sample C# code for simple threading?
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What is the difference between // comments, /* */ comments and /// comments?
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What is the difference between and XML documentation tag?
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Explain the three services model (three-tier application). Presentation (UI), business (logic and underlying code) and data (from storage or other sources).
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How do you inherit from a class in C#?
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How do I port "synchronized" functions from Visual J++ to C#?
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Can I define a type that is an alias of another type (like typedef in C++)?
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Is it possible to have different access modifiers on the get/set methods of a property?
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Does C# support #define for defining global constants?
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Does C# support templates?
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Does C# support parameterized properties?
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Does C# support C type macros?
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Can you store multiple data types in System.Array?
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Can you declare the override method static while the original method is non-static?
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Does C# support multiple inheritance?
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Can multiple catch blocks be executed?
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Can you override private virtual methods?
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What is a pre-requisite for connection pooling?
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What is the data provider name to connect to Access database?
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Why does my Windows application pop up a console window every time I run it?
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What is the wildcard character in SQL?
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What is the role of the DataReader class in ADO.NET connections?
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What does the This window show in the debugger?
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Describe the accessibility modifier protected internal?
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What is an interface class in C#?
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What is a multicast delegate in C#?
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What does assert() do in C#?
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How do I get deterministic finalization in C#?
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How can I get around scope problems in a try/catch?
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Why do I get an error (CS1006) when trying to declare a method without specifying a return type?
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How do I convert a string to an int in C#?
119.
How do you directly call a native function exported from a DLL?
120.
What is the .NET datatype that allows the retrieval of data by a unique key?
121.
How do you specify a custom attribute for the entire assembly (rather than for a class)?
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What is the difference between a Struct and a Class?
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What is the implicit name of the parameter that gets passed into the set method/property of a class?
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What does the keyword “virtual? declare for a method or property?
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How is method overriding different from method overloading?
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Can you declare an override method to be static if the original method is not static?
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What are the different ways a method can be overloaded?
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If a base class has a number of overloaded constructors, and an inheriting class has a number of overloaded constructors; can you enforce a call from an inherited constructor to a specific base constructor?
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What is a C# delegate?
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What is a multicast C# delegate?
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How do you generate documentation from the C# file commented properly with a command-line compiler?
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What debugging tools come with the .NET SDK?
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What does assert() method do?
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What is the difference between the Debug class and Trace class?
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How do you debug an ASP.NET Web application?
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What are three test cases you should go through in unit testing?
137.
Explain ACID rule of thumb for transactions in C#.
138.
Between Windows Authentication and SQL Server Authentication, which one is trusted and which one is untrusted?
139.
What does the Initial Catalog parameter define in the connection string?
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What does the Dispose method do with the connection object?
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How is the DLL Hell problem solved in NET
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What are the ways to deploy an assembly?
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What is the smallest unit of execution in .NET?
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When should you call the garbage collector in .NET?
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How do you convert a value-type to a reference-type?
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Difference between directcast and ctype.
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An example of a ctype and directcast.
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ctype(123.34,integer) - should it throw an error? Why or why not?
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directcast(123.34,integer) - should it throw an error? Why or why not?
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Difference between a sub and a function in C#.
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Explain manifest & metadata in C#.
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Difference between imperative and interrogative code.
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Difference between value and reference type.
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What are the two kinds of properties.
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Constructor in C#.
156.
Describe ways of cleaning up objects in C#.
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How can you clean up objects holding resources from within the code?
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Which controls do not have events?
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What is the maximum size of the textbox?
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Which property of the textbox cannot be changed at runtime?
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Which control cannot be placed in MDI?
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What is the difference between proc. sent BY VAL and BY SUB?