UX Research Skill Test

Skill summary

The UX research skill test optimizes the interaction between humans and products in terms of digital ergonomics (aesthetics and performance). As customer advocates, they explore paths to enhance the customer’s experience. However, they do not work for the visual design of a product.

Using a combination of design thinking, UI, and UX processes, candidates create innovative, user-friendly interfaces that meet the needs of both users and businesses.


Multiple Choice Questions


10 min






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Why we created this test

UX Researchers (UXRs) are experts in Think Out Loud (TOL). Also called User Researcher or Design Researcher, UXR is not an adjunct body of the design but a fully-own developed system of data-driven insights beyond the user interface.

LinkedIn’s Pulse Survey states that, 81% of executives said that user research increases their company’s efficiency and 86% strongly believed that UX researchers enhance the quality of their products and services.

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Skills evaluated

UX researchers need to have certain competencies to do their job well. The skills that they should have are:
Network and collaborate with designers, and developers to improve user experience
Aptitude towards persona creation, UX mapping, Invision, user testing etc
Critical thinking, user empathy, and data analysis
Good hold on user research techniques
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Related roles

Use the UX research skill test to hire for these roles:
User Experience (UX) Designer
Interaction Designer
UX Architect
Experience Designer
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Science-backed questions for hundreds of roles

Use these sample questions to evaluate skill and fit for the UX researcher role before hiring.

1. ______ is a fictitious representation of a group of users
  • User persona 
  • Users from other nationalities 
  • A large group of users 
  • Users involved in research 
  • None of these 
2. UX is ______ items, actions, and situations
  • Recognizing 
  • Understanding 
  • Responding 
  • Building 
  • None of these 
3. The golden rule of design is______
  • Understand the materials 
  • Usability testing 
  • Understand people 
  • User journey maps 
  • None of these 
4. Persuasion engineering refers to______
  • Emotional design 
  • Methods of Influence 
  • Methods of Psychological pressure 
  • Assessment methods 
  • All of these 


5. UX leadership is necessary for______
  • Managing cultural alignment & Internal publicity 
  • UX organizational structures & staffing 
  • Cross channel alignment 
  • Knowledge of management strategies 
  • All of these 

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