Java Script Interview Questions and Answers

How can JavaScript make a Web site easier to use?
JavaScript’s run on the client side which saves the server roundtrip time for small processing. It means that it makes web pages more interactive as everything is not required to be submitted at the server. Let’s consider a small clock if controlled by the server then the transmission time will make the clock faulty in this case java script is used.
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What is JavaScript?
JavaScript is a scripting language, designed to add interactivity to HTML pages, JavaScript is usually embedded directly into HTML pages, and JavaScript is an interpreted language (means that scripts execute without preliminary compilation) JavaScript is a platform-independent, event-driven, interpreted client-side scripting and programming language developed by Netscape Communications Corp. and Sun Microsystems.
Define JavaScript Variables?

JavaScript is case-sensitive, variable names are case-sensitive. Creating variables in JavaScript is most often referred to as "declaring" variables. You declare JavaScript variables with the var keyword:
Var x;
Var fu='hi';
Var gf=3.45;

What is variable typing in java script?
It is perfectly legal to assign a number to a variable and then assign a string to the same variable as follows example i = 10; i = 'stringchar'; This is called variable typing
How do you create an object in JavaScript?
var person = new Object; or var person = {};
Are Java and JavaScript the same?
NO! Java and JavaScript are two completely different languages in both concept and design! Java (developed by Sun Microsystems) is a powerful and much more complex programming language - in the same category as C and C++. JavaScript’s syntax is loosely based on Java
What's relationship between JavaScript and ECMA Script?

ECMA Script is yet another name for JavaScript (other names include Live Script). The current JavaScript that you see supported in browsers is ECMA Script revision 3. Java Script is a scripting language that has been widely accepted for client side web development. However it originated from ECMA standards. ECMA and live scripts are just other names of java script.

What Boolean operators does JavaScript support?
&&, || ,!
What looping structures are there in JavaScript?
For, while, do-while loops
What is the difference between undefined value and null value?
Undefined means a variable has been declared but has not yet been assigned a value. On the other hand, null is an assignment value. It can be assigned to a variable as a representation of no value. Also, undefined and null are two distinct types: undefined is a type itself (undefined) while null is an object. Unassigned variables are initialized by JavaScript with a default value of undefined. JavaScript never sets a value to null. That must be done programmatically.

What data types are supported in Java Script?
Number, String, Undefined, null, Boolean
Explain a JavaScript Comments?

Comments can be added to explain the JavaScript, or to make the code more readable.
Single line comments start with //.
Multi line comments start with /* and end with */

What does the tag do?
Displayed the text enclosed within tag when JavaScript is disabled
What is === operator in JavaScript and how it is different from == operator?

=== operator checks for the equality. It gives true when both the compared values are having same value and same data type as === does not perform any type conversion while comparing. 

It is different from == as == does the type conversion while comparing.

What is the difference between JavaScript and Jscript?

Jscript supports more rich set of functionality/commands than the java script, through which ActiveX and local computer can be accessed. These commands are used in an intranet where the connecting computer's configuration is known and they are all being accessed using Internet Explorer. While java script targets unknown machine configuration and Jscript cannot for which java script are suitable for internet which Jscripts are not.

What is the main difference between Client side JavaScript and Server side Java Script? How actually they run on both side?

To state the main difference, JavaScript at the client side does not require a web server to make it run instead it uses the client's processor for this purpose. This eradicates the portability issue. But in server side JavaScript deployment, portability, configuration are major and vast issues and requires a web server to run the script within a page before rendering its output as a response html page.

How do we get JavaScript onto a web page?

The script element can directly be added inside the body of the page. It should start with the tag <script> and end with </script> tag. The script can also be added to the head tag of the web page. Similarly the other way is by placing the script in a separate file which gets downloaded on the client's machine when the page is requested.
Embedded
<SCRIPT LANGUAGE='JavaScript Version'> JavaScript statements </SCRIPT>
Stored externally
<SCRIPT src='abc.js' />

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Two pipes A and B can fill a tank in 6 hours and 4 hours respectively. If they are opened on alternate hours and if pipe A s opened first, in how many hours, the tank shall be full?

A large tanker can be filled by two pipes A and B in 60 min and 40 min respectively. How many minutes will it take to fill the tanker from empty state if B is used for first half of the time, and A and B fill it together for the other half?

A tank is filled by 3 pipes with uniform flow. The first two pipes operating simultaneously fill the tank in the same time during which the tank is filled by the third pipe alone. The 2nd pipe fills the tank 5 hours faster than first pipe and 4 hours slower than third pipe. The time required by first pipe is?

Two pipes A and B together can fill a cistern in 4 hours. Had they been opened separately, then B would have taken 6 hours more than A to fill the cistern. How much time will be taken by A to fill the cistern separately?

Two pipes A and B can fill a tank in 24 min and 32 min respectively. If both the pipes are opened simultaneously, after how much time B should be closed so that the tank is full in 18 min?

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Two pipes can fill a cistern in 14 hours and 16 hours respectively. The pipes are opened simultaneously and it is found that due to leakage in the bottom it took 32 min more to fill the cistern. When the cistern is full, in what time will the leak empty it?

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