67 tableau interview questions and answers

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  1. What is Tableau ?
  2. What is difference between tableau and traditional BI Tools ?
  3. What is difference between QlikView and Tableau ?
  4. What are different types of tableau products ?
  • Tableau Desktop
  • Tableau Server
  • Tableau Online
  • Tableau Public
  • Tableau Mobile
  • Tableau Reader
  1. What is Tableau Desktop ?
  2. What is Tableau Server ?
  3. What is Tableau Online ?
  4. What is Tableau Public ?
  5. What is Tableau Mobile ?
  6. What is Tableau Reader ?
  7. What is latest version of tableau ?
  8. What are the advantages of Tableau?
    13. What are the disadvantages of Tableau?
    14. How many types of filters are there in Tableau ?
  • Normal Filter
  • Quick filter
  • Context Filter
  1. What is normal filter ?
  2. What is Quick Filter ?
  3. What is Context Filter ? and Why  they are used in tableau?
  4. What is disadvantage of context filters?
  5. What is the Difference between quick filter and Normal filter in tableau?
  6. How many maximum number of tables, Can we join in Tableau ?

32 number of tables we can join in tableau .

  1. What is data visualization ?
  2. What is aggregation and disaggregation of data ?
  3. What is dual axis ?
  4. What is Blended axis ?
  5. How to add a custom color in tableau ?
  6. What is VizQL?
  7. What is Hyper?
  8. What is Tableau data engine?
  9. How can you work with time series data in tableau ?
  10. How many types of joins are available in tableau ?
  11. What are Dimensions and Facts?
  12. Can I make a 3D chart in Tableau?
  13. What is metadata in Tableau?
  14. How do you use parameters in Tableau?
  15. How to create dashboards in tableau ?
  16. What are interactive dashboards?
  17. What is the dashboard lifecycle in the tableau?
  18. How does Tableau compare to D3?
  19. Why is Tableau used instead of Excel?
  20. What waterfall chart ?
  21. How do I create a waterfall chart in Tableau?
  22. How many types of charts in tableau?
  • Bar chart
  • Line chart
  • Pie chart
  • Map
  • Scatter plot
  • Gantt chart
  • Bubble chart
  • Histogram chart
  • Bullet Chart
  • Heat maps
  • Highlight table
  • Treemaps
  • Box-and-whisker plot
  1. What is Gantt chart ?
  1. How many types of maps are available in Tableau ?

We have 6 types of maps in tableau Those are

  • Proportional symbol maps
  • Choropleth maps (filled maps)
  • Point distribution maps
  • Heatmaps (density maps)
  • Flow maps (path maps)
  • Spider maps (origin-destination maps)
  1. What is treemap ?
  2. What is heatmap ?
  3. What is a Choropleth Map?
  4. What is difference between treemap and heatmap ?
  5. What is story in tableau ?
  6. How to create a stories in tableau
  7. What is the difference between discrete and continuous in Tableau?
  8. How to integrate Tableau with R?
  9. How to integrate tableau with python ?
  10. How can you write custom sql queries in tableau ?
  11. What is page shelf?
  12. What are the major differences between tableau version 7.0 and tableau version 8.0?
  13. How can we combine database and flat file data in tableau desktop
  14. How can we combine two different datasets by using same id’s in tableau
  15. How do we do testing in Tableau?
  16. How do we do performance tuning in Tableau?
  17. Can Tableau be installed on MacOS?

yes

  1. Can Tableau be installed on linux?

no

  1. How can you Optimize Workbook Performance in Tableau ?
  2. What are Tableau File types or File formats ?
  • Tableau Workbook (.twb)
  • Tableau Packaged Workbook (.twbx)
  • Tableau Data Source (.tds)
  • Tableau Packaged Data Source (.tdsx)
  • Tableau Data Extract Files (.tde)
  • Tableau Bookmark (.tbm)
  • Tableau Preferences (.tps)
  • Tableau Map Source (.tms)
  1. What is tableau performance, while we working with large data sets ?  
  2. How to embed views into Webpages?
  3. How many types of User Roles in Tableau Server ?
  • Server Administrator
  • Site Administrator
  • Publisher  
  • Interactor
  • Viewer
  • Unlicensed

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