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Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Latest Android Interview Questions With Answers.

Latest Android Interview Questions With Answers. Most Frequently Asked Android Interview Questions. Top 25 Android Interview Questions For Freshers And Experienced.

1) What is Android?

Android is an open-source, linux-based operating system that is used in mobiles, tablets, televisions etc.

2) Who is the founder of Android?

Andy Rubin.

3) What are the code names of android?

Aestro
Blender
Cupcake
Donut
Eclair
Froyo
Gingerbread
Honycomb
Ice Cream Sandwitch
Jelly Bean
Kitkat
Lollipop
Marshmallow

4) What are the advantages of android?

Open-source: It means no licence, distribution and development fee.

Platform-independent: It supports windows, mac and linux platforms.

Supports various technologies: It supports camera, bluetooth, wifi, speech, EDGE etc. technologies.

Highly optimized Virtual Machine: Android uses highly optimized virtual machine for mobile devices, called DVM (Dalvik Virtual Machine).

5) Does android support other language than java?

Yes, android app can be developed in C/C++ also using android NDK (Native Development Kit). It makes the performance faster. It should be used with android SDK.

6) What are the core building blocks of android?

The core building blocks of android are:

Activity
View
Intent
Service
Content Provider
Fragment etc.

7) What is activity?

Activity is like a frame or window in java that represents GUI. It represents one screen of android.

8) What are the life cycle methods of android activity?

There are 7 life-cycle methods of activity. They are as follows:

onCreate()
onStart()
onResume()
onPause()
onStop()
onRestart()
onDestroy()

9) What is intent?

It is a kind of message or information that is passed to the components. It is used to launch an activity, display a web page, send sms, send email etc. There are two types of intents in android:

Implicit Intent
Explicit Intent

10) What is implicit intent in android?

Implicit intent is used to invoke the system components.

11) What is explicit intent in android?

Explicit intent is used to invoke the activity class.

12) How to call another activity in android?

Intent i = new Intent(getApplicationContext(), ActivityTwo.class);  
startActivity(i);  

13) What is service in android?

A service is a component that runs in the background. It is used to play music, handle network transaction etc.

14) What is the name of database used in android?

SQLite: An opensource and lightweight relational database for mobile devices.


15) What is AAPT?

AAPT is an acronym for android asset packaging tool. It handles the packaging process.

16) What is content provider?

Content providers are used to share information between android applications.

17) What is fragment?

Fragment is a part of Activity. By the help of fragments, we can display multiple screens on one activity.

18) What is ADB?

ADB stands for Android Debug Bridge. It is a command line tool that is used to communicate with the emulator instance.

19) What is NDK?

NDK stands for Native Development Kit. By using NDK, you can develop a part of app using native language such as C/C++ to boost the performance.

20) What is ANR?

ANR stands for Application Not Responding. It is a dialog box that appears if the application is no longer responding.

21) What is DDMS?

DDMS stands for Dalvik Debug Monitor Server. It gives the wide array of debugging features:

Port forwarding services
Screen capture
Thread and heap information
Network traffic tracking
Location data spoofing

22) Define Android Architecture?

Android architecture consists of 4 components:

Linux Kernal
Libraries
Android Framework
Android Applications

23) What is a portable wi-fi hotspot?

The portable wi-fi hotspot is used to share internet connection to other wireless devices.

24) Name the dialog box which are supported by android?

Alert Dialog
Progress Dialog
Date Picker Dialog
Time picker Dialog

25) Name some exceptions in android?

Inflate Exception
Surface.OutOfResourceException
SurfaceHolder.BadSurfaceTypeException
WindowManager.BadTokenException

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