Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Basic Interview Questions

 
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How do the permissions for sub sites work?
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What security levels are assigned to users?
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Can more than one person use the same login?
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How is security managed in SharePoint?
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What is SharePoint?
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What is the difference between SharePoint Portal Server and Windows SharePoint Services?
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What is a document library?
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What is a meeting workspace?
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What is a document workspace?
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What is the difference between a site and a web?
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What is Microsoft SharePoint Portal Server?
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What are the differences between web part page gallery, site gallery, virtual server gallery and online gallery?
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What is the GAC?
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What is CAML?
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how do you install web parts?
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What is a template?
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What is a site definition?
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how are web parts developed?
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how is security managed in SharePoint?
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What is a web part zone?
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What is the difference between a document library and a form library?
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What is SharePoint from an Administration Perspective?
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What is SharePoint from a Technical Perspective?
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How Does SharePoint work?
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What are the actual advantages of SharePoint Portal Services (SPS) over SharePoint Team Services (STS)?
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Why Sharepoint is not a viable solution for enterprise wide deployments?
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How is SharePoint Portal Server different from the Site Server?
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What are the features that the portal components of Office SharePoint Server 2007 include?
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How Office SharePoint Server 2007 can help you?
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Will Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 run on a 64-bit version of Microsoft Windows?
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Can I customize my Windows SharePoint Services site?
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Can SharePoint be linked to a SQL database?
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Can SharePoint be linked to an external data source?
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What types of files can I upload / post to the site?
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How many files can I upload?
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How customizable is the user-to-user access?
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Can more than one person use the same login?
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What is a workspace?
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What is the difference between an Internet and an intranet site?
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What are picture libraries?
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How can I make my site public? By default, all sites are created private.
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Can I create custom templates?
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How long does it take to set up the initial team Web site?
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Can I download information directly from a SharePoint site to a personal digital assistant (PDA)?
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Can I post any kind of document?
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How do I invite users to join a Windows SharePoint Services Site? Is the site secure?
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What suites of the 2007 Microsoft Office system work with Office SharePoint Server 2007?
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What is the difference between Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 for Internet sites and Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007?
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Who is Office SharePoint Server 2007 designed for?
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What is the relationship between Microsoft SharePoint Portal Server and Microsoft Windows Services?
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What is Microsoft Windows Services?
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How can you add an existing user control on a SharePoint Page ? Do you need to make any modifications to the control ?
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Where the feature files resides on the file system?
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What files are used to define a feature?
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Which type of elements are included in features?
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What is a SharePoint Feature?
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What is the base class of custom Field Controls?
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What is a Field Control?
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Will Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 run on a 64-bit version of Microsoft Windows?
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Can SharePoint be linked to a SQL database?
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Can each user have access to their own calendar?
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What is a declarative workflow? Can non-authenticated users participate in workflows?
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Describe the monitoring features that are baked into SharePoint 2010.
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What are some useful, OOB features of SharePoint that aid with governance of an environment?
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What Is Governance in terms of SharePoint 2010?
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From a basic standpoint, what is the difference between SQL clustering and mirroring?
67.
Describe how redundancy can be built into a SharePoint environment. Please be specific in regards to any auxiliary components.
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What is Content Deployment?
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What is the Secure Store Service (SSS)?
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What is Access Services?
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What is Visio Services?
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What is PerformancePoint Services?
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What is Excel Services?
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What are User Profiles?
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What is the User Profile service?
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Are there any other type of relevant service architectures?
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What are some common examples of SharePoint 2010 services architectures, and what are the advantages of each design?
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Explain how connections are managed with Service Applications.
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How are Service Applications deployed in terms of IIS (Internet Information Services)?
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What are Service Application Groups used for?
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Please provide an example of one of these service applications.
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Please describe what a Service Application is in SharePoint 2010.
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What authentication type does the SharePoint crawler use?
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What is query logging in SharePoint 2010?
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How does managed metadata affect search?
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What is a federated location with SharePoint search?
87.
What is a search scope?
88.
What is a content source in relation to SharePoint search? What's the minimum amount of content sources?
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Why are sandboxed solutions used?
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What are some examples of things that might run within the SharePoint sandbox?
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What is a sandboxed solution?
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How is Managed Metadata, and the related Term technology used?
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How are terms created and used?
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Are there different types of Term Sets?
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How do Terms And Term Sets relate to Managed Metadata?
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What are Terms and Term Sets?
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What is Managed Metadata?
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What Microsoft tool can be used for incremental backups?
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What are some of the tools that can be used when backing up a SharePoint 2010 environment?
100.
Describe the potential components for both a single server, and multiple servers, potentially several tiered farms:
101.
When would you use claims, and when would you use classic?
102.
What is the difference between Classic mode authentication and Claims-based authentication?
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What are My Sites?
104.
What is a site?
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What are content databases?
106.
What is a site collection?
107.
What are Web Application Policies?
108.
What are zones?
109.
Why are application pools important?
110.
What is an application pool?
111.
What are Web Applications in SharePoint?