# Qualcomm Interview Questions

Qualcomm is an American multinational corporation headquartered in San Diego, California, and incorporated in Delaware. It creates semiconductors, software, and services related to wireless technology. It owns patents critical to the 5G, 4G, CDMA2000TD-SCDMA, and WCDMA mobile communications standards.

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## Qualcomm Array Questions

Question 1. Find whether an array is subset of another array The problem “Find whether an array is subset of another array” states that you are given two arrays arra1[] and array2[]. The arrays given are in an unsorted manner. Your task is to find whether the array2[] is a subset of array1[]. Example arr1= [1,4,5,7,8,2] arr2= [1,7,2,4] arr2 [] is ...

Question 2. Difference Array | Range update query in O(1) You are given an integer array and two types of queries, one is to add a given number in a range and the other to print the whole array. The problem “Difference Array | Range update query in O(1)” requires us to perform the range updates in O(1). Example arr[] ...

Question 3. Rearrange an array in order – smallest, largest, 2nd smallest, 2nd largest Problem Statement Suppose you have an integer array. The problem “Rearrange an array in order – smallest, largest, 2nd smallest, 2nd largest, ..” asks to rearrange the array in such a way that the smallest number comes first and then the largest number, then second smallest and then the second ...

Question 4. K maximum sums of overlapping contiguous sub-arrays Problem Statement The problem “K maximum sums of overlapping contiguous sub-arrays” states that you are given an array of integers. Find the maximum sum of k-subarrays such that their sum is maximum. These k-subarrays might be overlapping. So, we need to find k-subarrays such that their sum is maximum among ...

Question 5. Maximum Subarray Sum Excluding Certain Elements Problem Statement We are given an array, and we need to find maximum subarray sum excluding certain elements. That is, we need to find the max sum of subarray such that the subarray we are considering does not contain the elements which are told to be excluded. Example of maximum ...

Question 6. Quick Sort Quick Sort is a sorting algorithm. Given an unsorted array sort it using quick sort algorithm. Example Input: {8, 9, 5, 2, 3, 1, 4} Output: {1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 8, 9} Theory It’s a Divide and Conquer sorting Algorithm. It picks a pivot element in the array, splits ...

Question 7. Find Duplicates in an Array in Most Efficient Way Problem Statement Display all the elements which are duplicates in the most efficient way in O(n) and O(1) space. Given an array of size n which contains numbers from range 0 to n-1, these numbers can occur any number of times. Find duplicates in an array in the most efficient ...

Question 8. Sort 0s 1s and 2s in an Array Problem Statement Given an array containing N elements where elements of the array are 0,1 or 2. Sort or Segregate 0s 1s and 2s in an array. Arrange all zeros in the first half, all ones in the second half and all twos in the third half. Example Input 22 ...

Question 9. Move All the Zeros to the End of the Given Array Problem Statement In the given array move all the zeros which are present in the array to the end of the array. Here there is always a way exist to insert all the number of zeroes to the end of the array. Example Input 9 9 17 0 14 0 ...

## Qualcomm Tree Questions

Question 10. Binary Search Tree Delete Operation Problem Statement The problem “Binary Search Tree Delete Operation” asks us to implement the delete operation for binary search tree. Delete function refers to the functionality to delete a node with a given key/data. Example Input Node to be deleted = 5 Output Approach for Binary Search Tree Delete Operation So ...

Question 11. Height of a generic tree from parent array Problem Statement “Height of a generic tree from parent array” problem states that you are given a tree with n vertices as an array par[0…n-1]. Here every index i in par[] represents a node and the value at i represents the immediate parent of that node. For the root node ...

Question 12. A program to check if a binary tree is BST or not Problem Statement “A program to check if a binary tree is BST or not” states that you are given a binary tree and you need to check if the binary tree satisfies the properties of the binary search tree. So, the binary tree has the following properties:  The left subtree ...

Question 13. Advantages of BST over Hash Table The most commonly used operations on any data structure are insertion, deletion, and searching. Hash Table is able to perform these three operations with the average time complexity of O(1), while self-balancing Binary Search Trees take O(log n) time complexity. At first, it seems as Hash Tables are better than ...

## Qualcomm Graph Questions

Question 14. Height of a generic tree from parent array Problem Statement “Height of a generic tree from parent array” problem states that you are given a tree with n vertices as an array par[0…n-1]. Here every index i in par[] represents a node and the value at i represents the immediate parent of that node. For the root node ...

Question 15. Graph Cloning What is Graph Cloning? Today we have with us a reference to an undirected graph. What do we have to do? Returning a deep copy of the provided graph. Let us look at the structure: The Class Node: It consists of the data value and the neighbors associated with each ...

## Qualcomm Stack Questions

Question 16. Implement Stack and Queue using Deque Problem Statement The problem “Implement Stack and Queue using Deque” states to write an algorithm to implement Stack and Queue using a Deque(Doubly Ended Queue). Example (Stack) Push(1) Push(2) Push(3) Pop() isEmpty() Pop() Size() 3 false 2 1 Example (Queue) Enqueue(1) Enqueue(2) Enqueue(3) Dequeue isEmpty() Size() Dequeue() 1 false 2 ...

## Qualcomm Queue Questions

Question 17. Implementation of Deque using Doubly Linked List Problem Statement The problem “Implementation of Deque using Doubly Linked List” states that you need to implement the following functions of Deque or Doubly Ended Queue using a doubly linked list, insertFront(x) : Add element x at the starting of Deque insertEnd(x) : Add element x at the end of ...

Question 18. Implement Stack and Queue using Deque Problem Statement The problem “Implement Stack and Queue using Deque” states to write an algorithm to implement Stack and Queue using a Deque(Doubly Ended Queue). Example (Stack) Push(1) Push(2) Push(3) Pop() isEmpty() Pop() Size() 3 false 2 1 Example (Queue) Enqueue(1) Enqueue(2) Enqueue(3) Dequeue isEmpty() Size() Dequeue() 1 false 2 ...

Question 19. Height of a generic tree from parent array Problem Statement “Height of a generic tree from parent array” problem states that you are given a tree with n vertices as an array par[0…n-1]. Here every index i in par[] represents a node and the value at i represents the immediate parent of that node. For the root node ...

Question 20. Sorting a Queue without Extra Space In sorting a queue without extra space problem we have given a queue, sort it using standard queue operations without extra space. Examples Input queue = 10 -> 7 -> 2 -> 8 -> 6 Output queue = 2 -> 6 -> 7 -> 8 -> 10 Input queue = ...

Question 21. Smallest Multiple of a Given Number In the smallest multiple of a given number made of digits 0 and 9 only problem we have given a number n, find the smallest number made from digits 0 and 9 that is divisible by n. Assume that the answer will not exceed 106. Examples Input 3 Output 9 ...

## Qualcomm Matrix Questions

Question 22. Find distinct elements common to all rows of a matrix Problem Statement We are given a matrix of all the integers. The problem “Find distinct elements common to all rows of a matrix” asks to find out all the possible distinct elements but common in each of the rows present in a matrix. Example arr[]={ {11, 12, 3, 10}, {11, ...

## Qualcomm Other Questions

Question 23. Valid Anagram Leetcode Solution Problem Statement Valid Anagram Leetcode Solution – Given two strings s and t, return true if t is an anagram of s, and false otherwise. An Anagram is a word or phrase formed by rearranging the letters of a different word or phrase, typically using all the original letters exactly once. Example 1: Input: s = "anagram", t = "nagaram" Output: ...

Question 24. Rectangle Overlap LeetCode Solution Problem Statement: Rectangle Overlap LeetCode Solution – says that An axis-aligned rectangle is represented as a list, [x1, y1, x2, y2], where (x1, y1) is the coordinate of its bottom-left corner, and (x2, y2) is the coordinate of its top-right corner. Its top and bottom edges are parallel to the X-axis, and its left ...

Question 25. Remove Duplicates from Sorted List LeetCode Solution Problem Statement Remove Duplicates from Sorted List LeetCode Solution – We are given the head of a sorted linked list. We are asked to delete all the duplicates such that each element appears only once and return the linked list sorted as well. Examples & Explanations Example 1: Input: head ...

Question 26. Find the Duplicate Number LeetCode Solution Problem Statement Find the Duplicate Number LeetCode Solution – Given an array of integers nums containing n + 1 integers where each integer is in the range [1, n] inclusive. There is only one repeated number in nums, return this repeated number. You must solve the problem without modifying the array nums and uses only constant extra space. Input: nums = [1,3,4,2,2] Output: 2 Explanation ...

Question 27. Intersection of Two Linked Lists LeetCode Solution Problem Statement Intersection of Two Linked Lists LeetCode Solution – We are given the heads of two strongly linked-lists headA and headB. It is also given that the two linked lists may intersect at some point. We are asked to return the node at which they intersect or null if ...

Question 28. Delete Node in a Linked List Leetcode Solution Problem Statement : Delete Node in a Linked List Leetcode Solution – Write a function to delete a node in a singly-linked list. You will not be given access to the head of the list, instead, you will be given access to the node to be deleted directly. It is guaranteed that the node to be deleted is not ...

Question 29. String to Integer (atoi) LeetCode Solution Problem Statement The String to Integer (atoi) Leetcode Solution -“String to Integer (atoi)” states that Implementing the myAtoi(string s) function, which converts a string to a 32-bit signed integer (similar to C/C++’s atoi function). The algorithm for myAtoi(string s) is as follows: Read in and ignore any leading whitespace. Check if the next character (if ...

Question 30. Sequences of given length where every element is more than or equal to twice of previous The problem “Sequences of given length where every element is more than or equal to twice of previous” provides us with two integers m and n. Here m is the largest number that can exist in the sequence and n is the number of elements that must be present in the ...

Question 31. Write a function to get the intersection point of two Linked Lists Problem Statement The problem “Write a function to get the intersection point of two Linked Lists” states that you are given two linked lists. But they are not independent linked lists. They are connected at some point. Now you need to find this point of intersection of these two lists. ...

Question 32. Check if any two intervals overlap among a given set of intervals Problem Statement The problem “Check if any two intervals overlap among a given set of intervals” states that you are given some set of intervals. Each interval consists of two values, one is starting time and the other is ending time. The problem statement asks to check if any of ...

Question 33. A Space Optimized DP solution for 0-1 Knapsack Problem Problem Statement We are given a knapsack which can hold some weight, we need to pick some of the items out of given items with some value. The items should be picked such that the value of the knapsack ( total value of picked up items ) should be maximized. ...

Question 34. Find Number of Employees Under every Employee HashMaps are one of the most useful data structures. Find the number of employees under every employee is a problem that reminds me of the famous movie’s inception. Akin to dream in a dream. Here, we have an employee working under an employee and so on. Problem Statement So, what ...

Question 35. Number Of 1 bits We have all heard of the Hamming Weight of a binary number. Hamming weight is the number of set bits/1s in a binary number. In this problem Number Of 1 bits we have to find the hamming weight of the given number. Examples Number = 3 Binary representation = 011 ...

Question 36. Merge Sort What is merge sort? Merge Sort is a Recursive Procedure. It is also a divide and conquers algorithm. Now we need to know what divide and conquer algorithm is? It’s a type of procedure in which we divide the problem into subproblems and divide them until we find the shortest ...

Question 37. Sieve of Eratosthenes Sieve of Eratosthenes is an algorithm in which we find out the prime numbers less than N. Here N is an integer value. This is an efficient method to find out the prime numbers to a limit. By using this we can find out the prime numbers till 10000000. Here ...

Question 38. Reverse a linked list Problem Statement The problem “reverse a linked list” states that we are given the head of the linked list. We have to reverse the linked list by changing the links between them and return the head of the reversed linked list. Example 10->20->30->40->NULL NULL<-10<-20<-30<-40 Explanation We have reversed the linked ...

Question 39. Find Nth Node Problem Statement In the “Find Nth Node” problem we have given a linked list to find the nth node. The program should print the data value in the nth node. N is the input integer index. Example 3 1 2 3 4 5 6 3 Approach Given a linked list ...

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