Database Management Skill Test

Skill summary

The database management skill test measures a candidate's ability to design and model database systems, optimize database queries, implement security measures, and analyze and report on data in a database.

As professionals in optimizing database systems, database managers should be knowledgeable in schema design, backups and recovery, indexing, query re-writing, and creating and running SQL queries.


Multiple Choice Questions


10 min






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Why we created this test

This test evaluates candidates’ proficiency in managing and optimizing database systems efficiently and effectively, especially in areas  where large amounts of data are processed, stored, and analyzed, such as IT, finance, healthcare, and e-commerce

Candidates who do well on the database management skill test have a good grasp of data design and modeling, query optimization, data security, and data analysis.

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Most Popular Database Management Skill Test for 2023
Most Popular Database Management Skill Test for 2023

Skills evaluated

Database managers need to have certain competencies to do their job well. The skills that they should have are:
Proficiency in Relational Database Management Systems (RDBMS) and Object-oriented Database Management Systems (OODBMS)
Hands-on expertise in Microsoft SQL server, Oracle database, Raiser’s edge
Metadata management and Repository usage
Capacity planning and data security skills
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Related roles

Use the database management skill test to hire for these roles:
Big Data Engineer
Data Security Analyst
Database Manager
Business Intelligence Analyst
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Most Popular Database Management Skill Test for 2023

Science-backed questions for hundreds of roles

Use these sample questions to evaluate skill and fit for the database manager role before hiring.

1. Which Query language is used to retrieve data from structural database?
  • NoSQL 
  • DB2 
  • SQL 
  • MSSQL 
  • None of these 
2. What does ‘view’ in SQL refer to?
  • Automatic security for hidden data 
  • Same data can be seen by different users in different ways simultaneously 
  • Logical data independence 
  • None of these 
  • All of the above 
3. If A consists set of p elements and q consists set of y elements, how many relations can be constructed from A to B?
  • p^q 
  • Factorial(q) x Factorial(p) 
  • q^p 
  • q x p 
  • p x q 
4. When does a table have partial dependencies?
  • One prime attribute 
  • Only one attribute 
  • Only two attributes 
  • Two prime attributes 
  • None of these
5. An index clustered when ______
  • It is on a set of keys that form a candidate key 
  • It is on a set of keys that has a primary key 
  • The data records on the file are organized similarly to the data entries in the index 
  • The data records on the file are organized not similarly to the data entries in the index 
  • None of these 

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