Rust Interview Questions

Rust Programming Interview Questions and Answers

#1 Question

Explain Rust?

Rust is blazingly fast systems programming language that prevents segfaults and guarantees thread safety.

#2 Question

Rust was Designed by whom

Originally Rust was designed by Graydon Hoare, Now it managed by Rust project developers.

#3 Question

When the first version of Rust was released

The first version of Rust was released in the year 2010.

#4 Question

Rust syntax is similar to which programming Language

Rust is syntactically similar to C++.

#5 Question

List some features of Rust?

Rust Programming Language comes with following features Sets.
  • zero-cost abstractions
  • move semantics
  • guaranteed memory safety
  • threads without data races
  • trait-based generics
  • pattern matching
  • type inference
  • minimal runtime
  • efficient C bindings

#6 Question

Who uses Rust?

Below is list of some reputed companies who use Rust.You can find the complete list from Friends of Rust
  • 360dialog
  • OneSignal
  • Coursera
  • Atlassian
  • Braintree
  • npm, Inc
  • Mozilla
  • Xero

#7 Question

List the Platforms supported by Rust Programming Language

Linux, Mac, and Windows, on the x86 and x86-64 CPU architecture, are some major platforms supported by Rust Programming Language. For the complete list please visit (

#8 Question

List steps to install Rust?

On Linux and macOS simply open the terminal and run following commands
$ curl -sSf | sh

Above command will download a script, and start the installation process. If everything was good and no error occurred you will see below success message.
Rust is installed now. Great!
If you are on Windows. Installing Rust is very easy just download and run rustup-init.exe File. You can download it from here

#9 Question

Do you remember which command is used to uninstall Rust?

$ rustup self uninstall command is used to uninstall Rust programming language.

#10 Question

How to get installed the version of Rust?

rustc –version command is used to get installed version of Rust.

#11 Question

How to write and run a Rust Program?

Step to create and run a Rust Program
create a file name and add following code in it.
fn main() {
    println!("Hello, Rust!");

On Linux or macOS to run open terminal run below command

$ rustc
$ ./main

#12 Question

Explain Cargo?

Cargo is Rust’s build system and package manager, and Rustaceans use Cargo to manage their Rust projects.Cargo manages three things: building your code, downloading the libraries your code depends on, and building those libraries.
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#13 Question

What Is That Cargo.lock?

When we run cargo build command it creates a new file called Cargo.lock.Cargo uses the Cargo.lock file to keep track of dependencies in your application.

#14 Question

What cargo new command do?

cargo new creates a new project with Cargo. Below is the syntax to create a sample project using Rust Cargo.
 $ cargo new project_name --bin
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