SharePoint By Yagya Shree

Logica CMG Sharepoint interview Questions

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1. where is the content database is stored(location)

2. can we access content database or can we query content database?

3.where are assemblies stored(location)?

3. how caching implemented in sharepoint?

4. in share point portal employees information is maintained. when he resigns, his data should be deleted after 4 years from the data of resignation? How can it be done.
And suppose there is a criminal case on the employee, and police have asked details of that employee after 3 years and 364 days(i. e….. 1 day before 4th year. Now we don’t want to delete that employee details? What should we do? If the portal is on live? What would be the best choice? We should rewrite code ao any other option?

I said like we can do the above thing using event handlers for deleting data after 4 years? But when we don’t want to delete data what will be the option?

5. advantages of infopath?

6. how can we use user controls in ur sharepoint site?
7. how to restrict from selecting all the viewsi.e he could not see all the views made on the list? (without coding).

8. when the webpart dll is placed in web application bin directory? How can we use that?

9. what si the primary datasource for infopath form template?

10. what is the difference between msword 2003 and msword 2007?

11. what are group policies?
Well we add some policy to list as which can be expiration policy,custom policy and many other policies attached to the lists.

12. what are default roles added to site?

13. why shoud we go for content types?

1. What are synchronous events and asynchronous events?
2. What is Ghosting and UnGhosting?
3. What are event receivers?
4. Web part lifecycle when the events will fire?
5. Where to set alerts in central admin application?
6. What is the default document size we can upload? Where we can change this in central admin?
7. Types of workflows? What is the difference between sequential workflows and state machine workflows?
8. D/W site pages and application pages?
9. D/w webparts and InfoPath?
10. D/w webparts and user controls?
11. How can we use user controls?
12. Which is best either site pages or application pages?
13. D/W site pages or application pages?

Mid-level SharePoint Consultant
• what is the difference between a document library and a form library?
• what is a web part zone?
• how is security managed in SharePoint?
• how are web parts developed?
• what is a site definition?
• what is a template?
• how do you install web parts?
• what is the difference between a site and a web?
• what are the differences between web part page gallery, site gallery, virtual server gallery and online gallery?
• what is the GAC?
• what is a DWP?
• what is CAML?
• what are themes?
• what is presence?
• can web parts be connected? if so, how?
• what is a personal view and what is a shared view?
• what is an STP file?
• what is an FWP file?
• can you upload MP3’s to SharePoint?
• how does SharePoint support MS Outlook integration?
• how can you extend lists in SharePoint?
• explain the document versioning in SharePoint document libraries
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Written by Yagyashree

February 3, 2009 at 8:13 pm

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  1. I must say … its a great collection ….

    Also, see some SharePoint 2010 questions at


    February 4, 2010 at 11:07 am

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