Top C-plus-plus Interview Questions

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Question

1

Explanation

What is the diffrence between C and C++?

1. C, being a procedural programming, it is a function driven language. While, C++, being an object oriented programming, it is an object driven language.
2. C does not support function and operator overloading. While, C++ supports both function and operator overloading.

3. C does not support reference variables. C++ supports reference variables
.
4. C provides malloc() and calloc() functions for dynamic memory allocation, and free() for memory de-allocation. C++ provides new operator for
memory allocation and free operator for memory de-allocation.
5. C programs use top-down approach. While, C++ programs use bottom-up approach.
6. C has no support for virtual and friend functions. C++ supports virtual and friend functions.

Question

2

Explanation

Write some applications of C++

1. Internet browser Firefox is written in C++ programming language.
2. Some of the Google app. such as Google file system, Google Chromium are developed using C++.
3. C++ is used for design database like MySQL.
4. To Develop Graphical application like computer and mobile games.
5.To evaluate any kind of mathematical equation one can use C++ language.
6. C++ Language are also used to design OS. Like window xp.
7. Few parts of apple OS X are written in C++ programming language.

Question

3

Explanation

What do you mean by tokens in C++? Give examples

Tokens are the basic buildings blocks in language which are constructed together to write a program. Each and every smallest individual units in a program are known as tokens.

C++ tokens are of six types:
1. Keywords (int, while)
2. Identifiers (main, total),
3. Constants (10, 20),
4. Strings (“Rootworkz”, “hello”),
5. Special symbols ( (), {}),
6. Operators (+, /,-,*)

Question

4

Explanation

Write and explain structure of a C++ program.

General format of a C++ program:
Preprocessor commands
Globe declaration.
void main()
{
Statements
----------
}

Preprocessor Commands:
These are the instructions which we want to give to our compiler (Its preprocessor). They indicate how the program is to be compiled. A preprocessor commands s tarts with the symbol #. Example #include, #define, #ifdef etc.

Global declaration:
In this section we can define variables, functions, Structures, classes etc. Variables define in this section are accessible anywhere within the program.

main() Function:
This is the entry point of our program. Execution of the program being with function main.