Directi Interview Question for Software Engineers

Country: India
Interview Type: Written Test

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[1] Sort Y in ascending and Z in descending order. Check if Z beats Y, return true.
[2] Sort Z in descending and Y in ascending order. Check if Y beats Z, return true.

- Coder January 10, 2019 | Flag Reply
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def does_beat(Z, Y):
if len(Z) != len(Y):
raise BadParameter()
if len(Z) == 0:
return True

Z = sorted(Z)
Y = sorted(Y)
y_beats_z = -1

for i in range(len(Z)):
if Z[i] < Y[i]:
if y_beats_z == 1:
return False
y_beats_z = 0
elif Z[i] > Y[i]:
y_beats_z = 1
if y_beats_z == 0:
return False

return True

- Anonymous January 12, 2019 | Flag Reply
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O(n) solution

y = [int(i) for i in input().split()]
z = [int(i) for i in input().split()]

my, My = min(y), max(y)
mz, Mz = min(z), max(z)

if My >= mz or Mz >= my:

- tarptaeya January 14, 2019 | Flag Reply

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