Adobe Interview Question

Country: India
Interview Type: Written Test

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Matches only against the second set. No words in the first set start with a, t, r, or w. And words starting with s, b, or c are distinguished from the first set by additional characters.

Code: not really a java programmer, but this works in java fiddle:

import java.util.regex.*;  
  public class JavaFiddle
    public static void main(String[] args)
      String[] arr = {"ache", "slow", "torn", "slum", "boom", "rival", "wrong", "cholera", "revenge", "arrogant", "papa", "book", "home", "cars", "jolly", "sugar", "friend", "mother", "father", "bloomiest"};
      for(int i =0; i < arr.length; i++) {
          System.out.println(arr[i] + ": " + test(arr[i]));
    public static String test(String str) {
        Pattern p = Pattern.compile("^[atrw].*|^sl|boom|^ch");
        Matcher m = p.matcher(str);
        return m.find() ? "Bad" : "Good";

> Running...

ache: Bad
slow: Bad
torn: Bad
slum: Bad
boom: Bad
rival: Bad
wrong: Bad
cholera: Bad
revenge: Bad
arrogant: Bad
papa: Good
book: Good
home: Good
cars: Good
jolly: Good
sugar: Good
friend: Good
mother: Good
father: Good
bloomiest: Good

- Will June 03, 2018 | Flag Reply
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string pattern = @"\w*(pa|k|me|s|y|r|d|st)$";
            string[] goodWords = new string[] { "papa", "book" , "home", "cars" , "jolly" , 
sugar", "friend", "mother", "father", "bloomiest", };
            foreach (var word in goodWords)
                Trace.WriteLine(Regex.Match(word,pattern).Success ? $"{word} : good": $"{word} : bad");
            string[] badWords = new string[] { "ache", "slow", "torn", "slum", "boom", "rival", "wrong", "cholera", "revenge", "arrogant", };
            foreach (var word in badWords)
                Trace.WriteLine(Regex.Match(word, pattern).Success ? $"{word} : good" : $"{word} : bad");

papa : good
book : good
home : good
cars : good
jolly : good
sugar : good
friend : good
mother : good
father : good
bloomiest : good
ache : bad
slow : bad
torn : bad
slum : bad
boom : bad
rival : bad
wrong : bad
cholera : bad
revenge : bad
arrogant : bad

- Anonymous June 04, 2018 | Flag Reply

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