Software Development Skill Test

Skill summary

Software development skill test evaluates a candidate's ability to build and develop software programs from scratch to execution for online structures, applications, and environments. They can be either application software developers or system software developers.

As a professional in software development, candidates must be skilled in programming languages, frameworks, and development tools to create software that meets the specific needs of their clients or organization.


Multiple Choice Questions


10 min






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Why we created this test

This test evaluates candidates’ knowledge of the fundamentals of software development like programming and testing skills, database management, agile methodologies, frameworks, and libraries. 

Candidates who do well on the software development skill test have a good grasp of fundamental and more advanced topics like Python, C++, Git, Scrum, Kanban, React, Angular, Django, AWS, GCP, or Azure.

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Skills evaluated

Software developers need to have certain competencies to do their job well. The skills that they should have are:
Expertise in at least one coding language like JavaScript, HTML, CSS etc
Proficiency with SQL for database operations, debugging and cloud frameworks
Market certifications in Data Structures and Algorithms
Solid experience in software testing like unit testing, system testing and integration testing
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Related roles

Use the software development skill test to hire for these roles:
Software architect
Senior software developer
Senior software engineer
Software QA engineer
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Science-backed questions for hundreds of roles

Use these sample questions to evaluate skill and fit for the software development role before hiring.

1. ______ is the Father of Software Engineering
  • Margaret Hamilton 
  • Watts S. Humphrey 
  • Boris Beizer 
  • Alan Turing 
  • None of these 
2. ______ is the main feature of a software code
  • Simplicity 
  • Accessibility 
  • Validation 
  • Modularity 
  • None of these 
3. Agile scrum methodology focuses on ______
  • Incremental progress 
  • Decremental progress 
  • Neutral progress 
  • No progress 
  • None of these 
4. Spiral model was proposed by______
  • Barry Boehm 
  • Pressman 
  • Royce 
  • IBM 
  • None of these 
5. ______ is defined as a software pitch
  • Daily or routine Fix 
  • Required or Critical Fix 
  • Emergency Fix 
  • All of these 
  • None of these 

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