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Web Developer Interview Questions

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We have a position of a web developer position at my company.  today we were doing interviews and it wasnt a good day for us.  i put together a couple of questions for the candidate to answer over a 25 min time period and everyone got them wrong.  tell me these questions arent too hard......

Q1: How comfortable are you with writing code (HTML, CSS, JavaScript and PHP) entirely by hand?

Q2: What are the PHP functions used for below?




Q3: Is there any difference between the isset() and empty() PHP functions?

Q4: Insert some JavaScript to get the selected value from the select box and display it however you want on the screen:

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Strict//EN" "">
<html xmlns="" xml:lang="en" lang="en">
<head profile="">
      <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html;charset=utf-8" />
      <meta http-equiv="Content-Language" content="en-gb" />
      <meta name="description" content="" />
      <meta name="robots" content="all" />
      <meta name="author" content="Sean Delaney" />
<form name=my-form>
<select name=offices>
            <option value=Aberdeen>Aberdeen</option>
            <option value=Woking selected>Woking</option>
            <option value=Warrington>Warrington </option>
<input type=button value=Display Selected Office onclick=return getSelectedOffice(); />

Q5: What CSS rule would be used to underline a paragraph of text?  

Q6: I have a table which is 300 pixels wide.  I want to center the table horizontally on the page.  Modify the CSS rules below:

table {width:300px;}

Q7: What HTML code is needed to make a picture a link?

To me if your applying for a position as web programmer, you should at least know some of the basics...

Tell me im wrong!  Tell me if these questions are too hard or what...

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