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Attention to details View Sample

Dear Applicant, This exam will measure the degree to which an applicant can efficiently and accurately compare two strings of letters, numbers and/or pictures. It reviews a test taker's ability to quickly grasp errors with speed and accuracy in answering a question. Whether a candidate has the patience, focus, and willingness to be thorough in his/her work. 

Which is different from the other two?

  •  Michael Darson Petersson 

  • No difference

  • Michael Darson Petersson 

  • Michael Darson Peterson 

Are these pictures same or different?


  • Same

  • Different

Are these pictures same or different?


  • Different

  • Same

Basic Numerical Skills View Sample

The Basic Numerical Skills test is intended to be taken by candidates for positions requiring basic math skills. The material covers simple numerical calculation, estimation and word problems.

What is the exact answer?

12 + 567 = ?

  • 578
  • 589
  • 577
  • 579

What is the exact answer?

128 + 1024 = ?

  • 1142
  • 1152
  • 1153
  • 1151

What is the exact answer?

342 - 45 = ?

  • 297
  • 299
  • 287
  • 295

Computer Literacy View Sample

The Computer Literacy test is designed to measure the candidate's general knowledge of computers. The test covers such topics as hardware, software, communications, networking, database management, system analysis and design, operations and general Internet knowledge.

Which of the following describe a complete computer system?

  • Input, processing and output
  • Input, processing, output and storage
  • Hardware, software, data, users and procedures
  • Communications

Which of the following is the part of a computer where data waiting to be processed is temporarily held?

  • CPU
  • Memory
  • Storage
  • File

Which of the following is 1,024 bytes?

  • megabyte
  • kilobyte
  • gigabyte
  • terabyte

Personality Profile/Inventory View Sample

The Personality Profile test is designed to evaluate the candidate's personality based on five traits: Openness to Experience - appreciation for art, emotion, adventure, unusual ideas, curiosity, and variety of experience Conscientiousness - a tendency to show self-discipline, act dutifully, and aim for achievement; planned rather than spontaneous behaviorExtroversion - energy, positive emotions, and the tendency to seek stimulation in the company of others Agreeableness - a tendency to be compassionate and cooperative rather than suspicious and antagonistic towards others Neuroticism - a tendency to experience unpleasant emotions easily, such as anger, anxiety, depression, or vulnerability

How do you react to criticism?

  • I react with feelings of rage, shame and humiliation.
  • Sometimes I feel ashamed and humiliated.
  • I examine the situation to see if the criticism is valid and if I should make changes.

Would you take advantage of others to achieve your own goals?

  • Yes, I would.

  • It depends on the situation.

  • No, I would not.

Do you enjoy visiting museums, art galleries, or historical places?

  • Yes, I enjoy going to such places very much.
  • Sometimes.
  • No, I don't.

Analytical Skills View Sample

The Analytical Skills test is intended to be taken by candidates for intermediate- to advanced-level positions requiring analytical ability. The material covers verbal, logical and analytical reasoning. The goal of the test is to determine whether a candidate has analytical reasoning skills.

Forensic analysts can identify the print generated by some printers. Some units of the "Premier 3000" printer generate a "Style X" pattern of ink next to every letter "b" they print. Of all Premier 3000 printers, 90% generate this Style X pattern. Some printers made by other manufacturers also generate this specific pattern. Forensic analysts at the local lab are examining a note left behind at a bank robbery, and have identified the Style X pattern in the note.

From this information, it is a logical conclusion that:

  • there is a 90% probability this note was not printed using a Premier 3000.
  • there is a 10% probability this note was not printed using a Premier 3000.
  • there is a 90% probability this note was printed using a Premier 3000.
  • this note may have been printed using a Premier 3000, but it is not possible to determine with what probability.

A bus stops at six different stores on its route. After the bus leaves the sixth store, it returns to the first store and repeats the cycle. The stores are A, B, C, D, E and F.

E is the third store.
B is the sixth store.
Store D comes before store F.
Store C comes before store A.

If C is the fourth store, which store is the first?

  • C
  • A
  • D
  • E

A six-story building has six apartments, with one apartment per floor.

John lives two floors below Robert.
Jill lives on the floor above Sam.
Only one floor is vacant.

If John lives on the second floor, which of the following would be true?

  • Robert lives on the fifth floor.
  • Jill lives on the third floor.
  • Sam lives on the floor above Robert.
  • The fourth floor is vacant.

Email Etiquette View Sample

The Email Etiquette test is intended to be taken by candidates for entry-level positions requiring use of email. The material covers basic email usage and customary business etiquette. The goal of the test is to determine whether a candidate can use email independently and with common sense.

What should you do if you will not have access to your work e-mail while on a two-week vacation?

  • Nothing -- people will know you are away if you don't respond.
  • Have a co-worker check your e-mail and answer for you.
  • Leave an automatic response indicating that you will not be able to answer for the time you are away.
  • Bring a laptop computer with you and answer e-mail while on vacation.

What is not an appropriate use of company e-mail?

  • Sending long personal messages to family.
  • Sending solicitations for donations to your favorite charity.
  • Making personal on-line purchases.
  • All of the above.

What is not an appropriate use of company Internet services?

  • Downloading music.
  • Watching YouTube videos while on break.
  • Online shopping.
  • All of the above.

Telephone Etiquette View Sample

The Telephone Etiquette test is intended to be taken by candidates for entry-level positions requiring use of the telephone for customer or client contact. The material covers basic telephone usage and customary business etiquette. The goal of the test is to determine whether a candidate can use the telephone independently and with common sense.

Is it a good idea to mention the reason for your telephone call?

  • It isn't a good idea because the person you are calling should already know the reason.
  • It isn't a good idea because it would be rude to discuss the details.
  • It is a good idea because the person you are calling may not know the reason.
  • It is a good idea because it demonstrates that you are an authority figure.

Which word or phrase does not indicate that you are listening?

  • "Great"
  • "I see"
  • "Yes"
  • "What?"

Which title should you use when you don't know the marital status of the woman you are addressing?

  • Mrs.
  • Ms.
  • Mr.
  • None of the above

Verbal Skills View Sample

The Verbal Skills test is intended to be taken by candidates for entry-level administrative positions. The material covers basic to intermediate English usage, reading and comprehension. The goal of the test is to determine whether a candidate has basic English language competency for administrative tasks.

Identify the correctly spelled word:

  • equipmant
  • equipmint
  • equiptmant
  • equipment

Identify the correctly spelled word:

  • existance
  • existence
  • exesistence
  • existense

Identify the correctly spelled word:

  • firey
  • fierery
  • fiery
  • fierey

Optimal Working Environment View Sample

The Optimal Working Environment test is designed to determine what kind of working environment the candidate prefers and is best suited to work in. The test measures the candidate's working environment preferences in terms of six factors that can be described as follows: Pace - measures whether the candidate prefers to work in a fast-paced or slow-paced environment Collaboration - measures if the candidate prefers to work in groups or alone Communication Style - measures whether the candidate prefers communicating in person or via phone/email Formality - measures whether the candidate prefers to work in a formal or informal environment Organization - measures whether or not the candidate prefers to work in an organized environment Decision Making and Leadership - measures whether the candidate enjoys decision-making freedom and has leadership skills.

Do you mind working in a relatively noisy environment?

  • I prefer a quiet environment.
  • I don't mind noise, it doesn't distract me from my work.
  • I don't mind being in a noisy environment, but I prefer to listen to music in my headphones to stay focused on my work.

How do you react when you are handed a task that takes two hours to complete and are told to complete it in less than one hour?

  • I tell my boss that it is not possible to complete the task in less than an hour and start working on it.
  • I tell my boss that I will try my best to get it done on time and I start working on the task immediately.
  • I warn my boss that it might take me a little longer to complete the task and start working on it.

How does your workspace look?

  • It is very neat and organized so I can easily and quickly find anything I need.
  • Not very neat, I am always busy and have little time to organize it.
  • It is somewhat neat, I try to keep my documents organized.

Pre-Test Exam for Dev. Team View Sample

The following short exam will test your knowledge in various programming subjects.

Choose the correct statement about abstract classes:

  • It is possible to instantiate an object of an abstract class.

  • Methods declared as abstract contain functionality which cannot be overridden by the classes which inherit them.

  • It is necessary to instantiate at least one object of an abstract class.

  • Methods declared as abstract define only their signature and cannot contain any functionality.

  • None of the Statements is correct

Which of the following is the result of performing a CROSS JOIN of table A to table B?

  • The first row from table B is joined to every row of table A.

  • Every row of table B is joined to every row of table A.

  • All rows of table A and all rows of table B are retrieved sequentially.

  • None of the above.

Which SQL query(s) will return the last value of the column with the attribute AUTO_INCREMENT?




  • None of the above.

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The result was TestUP - an intuitive, web-based candidate testing tool complete with features once only available to the Fortune 500.

Free Basic Hiring Test

Free Basic Hiring Test

We get it - your HR budget isn't infinite, but sometimes it seems like your pool of applicants is. To help you narrow down your list of candidates right from the start, we offer an unlimited number of free assessments and testing tools to all of our registered users. TestUP's free hiring tests help you target the candidates who are most interested in your position and have the basic skills you require, so you can spend your HR dollars wisely. To see a sampling of tests Click here!

Career Widget

Career Widget

We want to make sure your applicants make it to your assessments, so we've made it super simple. By installing our widget directly on your company's website, your job openings are visible to candidates and each post is linked to your TestUP account and your employment tests. We'll also give you a unique link for each of your hiring tests to include in your job posting on external employment sites and job boards. Why should you do all the work? Let the candidates come to you!

Flexible Pricing

Flexible Pricing

Every company has unique hiring needs, so why would we try to fit you into someone else's plan? With TestUP, you never have to pay for more than you need. There's no contract, you can change plans as often as you like, and unused employment tests rollover.

Complete Online Management

Complete Online Management

Your time is valuable. You need everything in one place. TestUP Dashboard to the rescue! With a single log in, this testing tool gives you access to your job openings, candidate profiles, test results, all of your employment tests, and notes about each candidate. Save running around for your weekend errands and let TestUP do the organizing for you.

Upload Your Own Employment Tests

Upload Your Own Employment Tests

Do you already have pencil-and-paper employment tests that you like to give candidates? Would you like to create your own employment tests that address your specific requirements or subject matter? We've got you covered! Request a Contributor account and you can upload employment tests that you've written yourself. We'll even keep them private so you can be sure you're the only company administering them.

Community Rating System

Community Rating System

TestUP is constantly growing, with new tests added on a regular basis to keep up with demand across all industries. Employment tests are rated by the candidates themselves, helping to continuously improve the quality of our employment testing as well as inform you which tests are the best indicators of specific skill sets.

Precision Employment Test Categorization

Precision Employment Test Categorization

Once your profile is created, TestUP automatically adjusts to you, recommending employment tests relevant to your industry and role. Or, you can easily explore the TestUP tag cloud to see all tests on a particular subject, as well as the most popular tests we offer. Our database includes both skills and personality tests so you can get a complete understanding of each candidate.

Favorites Management

Favorites Management

Found an employment test that you use often? Many TestUP clients do. With our Favorites folder, you can quickly schedule these tests for multiple candidates and different job openings with just a couple clicks.

Custom Position Creation

Custom Position Creation

TestUP understands that every company is different, so we designed our platform to be attuned to the unique needs of your business. Instead of picking from a list of vague job titles for your open position, you have the freedom to create your own titles and descriptions. Then, make pre-employment testing even easier by saving these positions in your account for use now and in the future.

Candidate Comparison and Management

Candidate Comparison and Management

So you've tested 50 applicants without picking up the phone or meeting with anyone. Now you need to decide who should move on to the next round. Through TestUP's Candidate Dashboard, you can easily compare applicants across multiple criteria like what questions they skipped during the employment testing process. Within minutes, you can trim the talent pool from 50 to the top 5, ensuring your time is invested wisely.

Detailed Employment Test

Detailed Employment Test

At TestUP, we understand that a score by itself is not the only indicator of a candidate's capabilities or personality traits. This is why we developed our proprietary Applicant Score Analysis System that identifies which particular questions were answered correctly, which were skipped, and time spent on each question. You can then compare these results to the average success rate and time spent per question for all employment test takers. TestUP empowers you to compare candidates against your expectations and needs, as well as against the larger applicant pool currently available.

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