Embedded Engineer Interview Questions: Part-2

This is the second part of Embedded Engineer Interview series. These questions are also helpful for the aspirant who are preparing for their semester examination of UG or PG.

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  1. Explain the ten ways by which the synchronous signals with the clocking information transmit from a master device to a slave device.
  2. Discuss two important characteristics of synchronous communication.
  3. Discuss two important characteristics of asynchronous communication.
  4. What are the important uses of Timer Device in an Embedded System?
  5. How does the start and end of a byte or data frame is indicated in the CAN bus?
  6. Compare the advantages and disadvantages of data transfer using serial and parallel ports/devices.
  7. Explain the use of each control bit of I2C bus.
  8. What are the advantages of DMA based data transfer over the interrupt driven data transfer?
  9. What are the uses of hardware assigned priorities in an interrupt mechanism?
  10. Explain how do you use the vector address for an interrupt source?
  11. List some of the useful Linux Device Drivers for the Embedded System.
  12. What are Virtual Devices?
  13. Give some examples of virtual devices.
  14. What are the advantages of busy and wait transfer mode for I/O devices?
  15. What are the disadvantages of busy and wait transfer mode for I/O devices?
  16. Explain the details of each field in a CAN frame.
  17. Taking the example of the serial line driver at the COM port of a PC, explain how a device is initialised and configured?
  18. Explain how the vector addresses for an interrupt source be used?

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