21. It is best to remain silent when writing code during a technical interview.

  • True
  • False

22. Should I ask questions in an interview?

  • Yes, but only when the conversation looks like it is going to help the interviewer along.
  • Yes. Ask questions for clarity or during an appropriate time.
  • Yes. Asking questions can run down the interview clock and so avoid awkward questions.

23. What is the STAR method?

  • A structured approach to answering questions.
  • A coding practice with 4 key components.
  • A stellar answer to a good question.

24. What is meant by transfer rate in relation to a CPU?

  • The rate at which instructions are processed.
  • The rate at which a processor can convert input from a terminal.
  • The rate at which memory is transferred into cache.

25. When engaged with a coding interview what sorts of tests should you aim to include?

  • Integration tests
  • Functional tests
  • Unit tests

26. Which memory location is closest to the CPU?

  • Main memory
  • Secondary memory
  • Cache

27. When designing a solution it is best to:

  • Doing a quick sketch then implementing everything on the page.
  • Tackle every problem as it arises.
  • Planning an outline, engaging the main obstacles, looking at the potential solutions and constantly reviewing.

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