Perl Interview Questions

Perl Interview Questions

Interviews for IT jobs including Perl jobs often include challenges far beyond the usual questions regarding career aspirations.

IT job interviews often consist of brainteasers and practical questions designed to measure your logic, reasoning, creative thinking, and problem-solving skills. The objective for the interviewer is not only to assess your technical knowledge, but also your communication skills and suitability (culturally) for the company.

Here are some example Perl job interview questions to help you to prepare yourself (answers can be found at the bottom of the page):

Perl Interview Questions

  1. How do you know the reference of a variable whether it is a reference, scaller, hash or array?
  2. What is the difference between 'use' and 'require' function?
  3. What is the use of ‘chomp’? What is the difference between 'chomp' and 'chop'?
  4. Print this array @arr in reversed case-insensitive order
  5. What is '->' in Perl?
  6. How do you check the return code of system call?
  7. How to substitute a particular string in a file containing million of record?
  8. I have a variable named $objref which is defined in main package. I want to make it as an object of class XYZ. How could I do it?
  9. What is meant by a 'pack' in perl?
  10. How to implement stack in Perl?

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It is important at Perl job interviews to be specific when answering questions. Concise qualitative answers demonstrate confidence and knowledge.

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