SQL Tricky Interview Questions Preparation Course


This course contains tricky and nasty SQL interview questions that an interviewer asks. It is a compilation of advanced SQL interview questions after attending dozens of technical interviews in top-notch companies like- Oracle, Google, Ebay, Amazon etc. Each question is accompanied with an answer so that you can prepare for job interview in short time.

Often, these questions and concepts are used in our daily programming work. But these are most helpful when an Interviewer is trying to test your deep knowledge of SQL concepts.

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What is the biggest benefit of this course to me?

The biggest benefit of this course is that you will be able to handle interview questions on SQL. I will explain you questions and their answers in detail. So you will be well prepared for your next career jump.

What are the topics covered in this course?

We cover a wide range of topics in this course. We have questions on SQL group by, date operations etc.

How will this course help me?

By attending this course, you do not have to spend time searching the Internet for tricky SQL interview questions. We have already compiled the list of the most popular and the latest SQL Interview questions.

Are there answers in this course?

Yes, in this course each question is followed by an answer. So you can save time in interview preparation.

What is the best way of viewing this course?

You have to just watch the course from beginning to end. Once you go through all the videos, try to answer the questions in your own words. Also mark the questions that you could not answer by yourself. Then, in second pass go through only the difficult questions. After going through this course 2-3 times, you will be well prepared to face a technical interview in SQL language.

What is the level of questions in this course?

This course contains questions that are good for a Fresher to an Architect level. The difficulty level of question varies in the course from a Fresher to an Experienced professional.

What happens if SQL tricky questions list changes in future?

From time to time, we keep adding more questions to this course. Our aim is to keep you always updated with the latest interview questions on SQL.

What are the sample questions covered in this course?

Sample questions covered in this course are as follows:

  1. Write SQL query to get the second highest salary among all Employees?
  2. How can we retrieve alternate records from a table in Oracle?
  3. Write a SQL Query to find Max salary and Department name from each department.
  4. Write a SQL query to find records in Table A that are not in Table B without using NOT IN operator.
  5. What is the result of following query?
  6. Write SQL Query to find employees that have same name and email.
  7. Write a SQL Query to find Max salary from each department.
  8. Write SQL query to get the nth highest salary among all Employees.
  9. How can you find 10 employees with Odd number as Employee ID?
  10. Write a SQL Query to get the names of employees whose date of birth is between 01/01/1990 to 31/12/2000.
  11. Write a SQL Query to get the Quarter from date.
  12. Write Query to find employees with duplicate email.
  13. Is it safe to use ROWID to locate a record in Oracle SQL queries?
  14. What is a Pseudocolumn?
  15. What are the reasons for de-normalizing the data?
  16. What is the feature in SQL for writing If/Else statements?
  17. What is the difference between DELETE and TRUNCATE in SQL?
  18. What is the difference between DDL and DML commands in SQL?
  19. Why do we use Escape characters in SQL queries?
  20. What is the difference between Primary key and Unique key in SQL?
  21. What is the difference between INNER join and OUTER join in SQL?
  22. What is the difference between Left OUTER Join and Right OUTER Join?
  23. What is the datatype of ROWID?
  24. What is the difference between where clause and having clause?
  25. What is cardinality in SQL?
  26. What is Merge statement in SQL?
  27. What is the difference between UNION and UNION ALL?
  28. What will be the result of following query?
  29. What is the wrong with this SQL query?
  30. What is wrong with this query to get the list of employees not in Dept 1?
  31. What is the use of Execution plan in SQL?
  32. How many records are returned by following query?
  33. Write a query for this problem?
  34. Write SQL Query to get Employee Name, Manager ID and number of employees in the department?
  35. Write SQL Query to find duplicate rows in a database?
  36. Write SQL query to delete duplicate rows in a table?
  37. Why is the difference between NVL and NVL2 functions in SQL?
  38. What are ACID properties in a SQL transaction?
  39. What is the main difference between RANK and DENSE_RANK functions in Oracle?
  40. What is the use of WITH clause in SQL?
  41. Which SQL feature can be used to view data in a table sequentially?
  42. Write SQL Query to get Student Name and number of Students in same grade.
  43. Write SQL Query to get the list of grades with total score more than average score.
  44. What are the differences between CASE and DECODE in SQL?
  45. Write a Query to get Unique names of products without using DISTINCT keyword.
  46. Write a SQL query to maximum Zipcode from a table without using MAX or MIN aggregate functions.
  47. Given a list of student names and grade. Write a query to print a comma separated list of student names in a grade.
  48. What is the difference between Correlated and Un-correlated Sub query?
  49. Given an Employee table with Manager_ID as column, print First name, Manager ID and Level of employees in Organization Structure?
  50. Write a query to create an empty table from an existing table?

What are the requirements?

  1. Familiar with basic SQL
  2. Able to run basic SQL query

What am I going to get from this course?

  1. Learn important concepts of SQL
  2. Handle tricky SQL interview questions
  3. Implement complex SQL queries
  4. Answer popular interview questions on SQL
  5. Demand higher salary or promotion based on the knowledge gained

What is the target audience?

  • Data Engineer, DBA
  • Software Engineer, Sr. Software Engineer, Member Technical Staff, Expert
  • Operations Engineer
  • Business
      Analyst
    1. Anyone who wants to learn SQL
    2. Anyone who wants to prepare for SQL interview questions

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