Pega Interview Questions

Question about the agents.
How to trace an Agent?
What is IAC, when did you use in the project.
What is cover and covered objects.
Have you used spin-off shapes in your application, if so what is the case.
What are the type of log files we have
Ans: AlertSecurity, Services-PAL, Log Files and Alert Files
Do you know the concept of validation rules?
How do you a log a message in PRPC?
Tell me about the locking concept in PRPC.
 What is DWA (Direct Web Access) 
What are PEGA Guardrails 
What is the diff b/n Decision Table and decision tree 
What is Declare expression 
How do u connect to the Web service
What is xml file name created during connection of web-service 
What is order of execution in Decision Table and decision tree
About the availability of rules
Rule resolution algorithm 
Explain about DCO 
Regarding a scenario (If an organization has 60 branches and a rule has to be used in all the based on the branch name… the question was not asked clearly) Ans: Multivariate Circumstance property.
What are the issues faced in Upgrading from 5.3 to 5.5 or similar version upgrade questions
How do you purge the work objects? 
Will you try to remove the assignments shape of a flow in the production system
What is the role of the master agent 
Do you have any idea about the AES? 
Suppose I need to access the Google service, how can I achieve this in pega
What are the rules which are not rule resolved? 
What is the actual usage of the blocked, with drawn, NO. When you use it?
What is the usage of Property-Alias rule 
What are the various ways to restrict user to edit the rules. 
How do you display an image dynamically in a list view rules based different types of urgency.
Process cycle of IAC 
What is the major difference between the Cover and Folder
How do you build a new Rule-Form
 In how many ways you can create a new PRPC application.
What is a screenflow.Difference between screen flow and processflow?
How do you povide SLA for the workobject? A : Model
In Connect Sql rule stored procedures are written in which tab?
Save,Browse,Delete etc tabs present in Sql rule.Which tab will be called when?
What is the difference between workobject and worktype?
What is the difference between Decision tree and Decision Table?
If you have work experience on Soap Service.What are the rules required for Soap Service?
In which tab WSDL file will be generated in the Service Package?
About the debuggine tools like Clpboard,Tracer etc.
Some times performance tool.
About dynamic select.
declarative rules like declare constraint,onchane,trigger etc.
How do you expose a property?
What is the need of exposing a property? 
how to IAC to connect to web application in Pega
How to use existing css in Pega
what is difference between decision table & descision tree
what are guardrails in Pega
SOAP integration using PEGA ——— Techincal/Functional

Harness,HTML,Section rules———– Technical



Pega Guadrials

SMART BUILD methodology

Debugging tools(tracer, PAL etc)———————– In depth

Exception Handling——————–Various ways

Declarative rules———–Expressions, triggers, onchange etc

Reports creation————–List Views/Summary Views/Charts/Graphs

Rule Resolution————-Advantages/Disadvantages

CACHE mechanism

Performance Evaluation———-Using PAL, SMA(System Mgmt App)

prconfig,prlogging xmls ———–Idea on configuration

Pega application deployment on various servers like DEV/QA/PROD

Differences between V5.x and V4.2

Migration of Rules

Test cases generation using V5.4

Unit testing from developer perspective

Various type of flows, flow shapes, flow actions


Accessgroups,portal,operators profile,workbaskets,worklists,workmanager,classgroup

Work-, Embed- and Data- classes

Roles, Privileges——-Creation and Manage

Decision Trees/Decision Maps/Decision Tables———-Creation and differences among them

Column exposing and the advantage of it

Pega DB schema——–pc_work,pr_other,pc_link etc

Application Accelrator, Rules Inspector

1)asked about file and email listener


3)aggregate property and it’s related to which class type

4)about reporting

Thanks for starting this forum. Thanks again…
I have some Questions Known….
1. About Sub Flow
2. Decision Table, Decision Tree
3. Declarative Expression
4… Would add the list later

Reports(list and summary view)

PEGA Configuration.



how to connect external DB.

About the product and Product Patch?

Diff. b/w Major, Minor and patch.

About obj-open,obj-save, obj-list, rdb-open,rdb-save?

Diff b/w flowaction and harness.

Whats are stepmethods you used while developing Activity 

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