Pre-employment Skills Assessment

This PostgreSQL assessment is a broadly scoped test aimed at evaluating a candidate's comprehensive understanding and proficiency in managing PostgreSQL databases. It covers a wide range of topics from basic database manipulation to advanced administrative tasks, and tests the candidates' abilities to engage with complex database scenarios effectively. It's ideal for identifying candidates with a deep understanding of PostgreSQL and its application in real-world data management solutions.






10 min

Test type


About the test

This PostgreSQL test is meticulously crafted to gauge advanced-level expertise in handling, operating, and manipulating PostgreSQL databases, which are widely used across various technology stacks for robust and reliable data management. It evaluates candidates on a broad spectrum of aspects including data manipulation, database administration, performance optimization, data types, advanced queries, and the application of intricate functions and operators provided by PostgreSQL. Moreover, it assesses the candidate's ability to solve complex problems using PostgreSQL, their understanding of database schema design, index creation for query optimization, and their proficiency in employing PostgreSQL's unique features like transaction control, concurrency mechanisms, and full-text search capabilities. This test also delves into understanding how candidates approach database security and permissions management, crucial for maintaining data integrity and access controls. It's a comprehensive test designed not only to test the theoretical aspects but also to challenge the candidates with practical scenarios that they are likely to encounter in real-world applications thus making it an essential tool for employers aiming to recruit knowledgeable and skilled PostgreSQL professionals.

This test is relevant for

Database Administrator
Responsible for the performance, integrity, and security of a database.
Data Analyst
Involves complex analysis of large data sets stored in PostgreSQL databases.
Backend Developer
Requires integrating and managing backend services including databases like PostgreSQL.
Data Engineer
Focuses on preparing 'big data' for analytical or operational uses.
Database Architect
Designs the structure of databases within an organization.
DevOps Engineer
Works with development and IT operations, understanding databases is crucial.

Skills measured

Data Manipulation
Executing operations such as insert, update, delete on database records.
Database Design
Understanding how to structure a database efficiently.
Query Optimization
Improving the performance of database queries.
Data Analysis
Extracting insights from data stored in databases.
Database Security
Securing databases against unauthorized access or modifications.
Problem Solving
Solving complex problems that involve data and databases.

Sample questions

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PostgreSQL Test Preview
Question 1/3
What command is used to create a new database in PostgreSQL?
Select all that apply

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