Java Script Interview Questions and Answers

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

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Alligation or Mixture

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