Pre-employment Skills Assessment

The Matlab test is specially designed to evaluate advanced proficiency in MATLAB - a critical tool in scientific computing, engineering, and data analysis. It covers a wide array of topics from basic programming controls, matrix operations, to complex data visualization, ensuring a comprehensive assessment of a candidate's capability to handle demanding computational tasks. This makes it an invaluable tool for roles requiring in-depth MATLAB knowledge.






10 min

Test type


About the test

This advanced MATLAB competency assessment is carefully crafted to measure a candidate's proficiency in utilizing MATLAB, a high-performance language for technical computing. The test comprises 40 thoughtfully selected questions that span various aspects of MATLAB, including programming basics, data visualization, matrix manipulations, and advanced functions, demonstrating the candidate's ability to solve complex problems efficiently. It assesses a candidate's familiarity with MATLAB's environment, syntax, and built-in functions relevant to data analysis, algorithm development, and model creation. The intricacies of the questions ensure that only those with a thorough understanding and practical experience with MATLAB can score well, making this assessment an essential tool for identifying candidates who can contribute to projects requiring sophisticated computational abilities. The versatility of MATLAB across numerous scientific and engineering disciplines makes this assessment valuable for a wide range of positions, from data analysis to system modeling.

This test is relevant for

Data Scientist
Requires expertise in MATLAB for data analysis and algorithm development.
Software Engineer
Demands a solid understanding of MATLAB for developing computational algorithms.
Research Analyst
Involves using MATLAB for quantitative data analysis and model simulations.
System Engineer
Entails the application of MATLAB in system modeling and simulations.
Quantitative Analyst
Requires proficiency in MATLAB for financial modeling and risk analysis.
Academic Researcher
Uses MATLAB for conducting scientific research and experiments.

Skills measured

Programming and Scripting
Interpreting and writing complex MATLAB code.
Data Visualization
Creating advanced graphical representations of data.
Matrix Manipulations
Efficiently performing operations on matrices.
Computational Mathematics
Applying mathematical models and solving equations.
Algorithm Development
Designing and implementing algorithms to solve problems.
Analytical Thinking
Applying logical reasoning to perform data analysis.

Sample questions

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What function would you use to find the eigenvalues of a matrix in MATLAB?
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