Ab Initio Online Test

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iMocha’s Ab Initio online test is the preferred pre-employment test for recruiters and hiring managers to hire job-fit candidates for roles such as Ab Initio ETL Developer and Ab Initio Developer. Our customers have reported 45% reduction in hiring time and 62% increase interview-to-selection ratio after using this online Ab Initio test.

About Ab Initio Online Test

Ab Initio online test has been specially designed & validated by experienced Subject Matter Experts (SME) to assess the Ab Initio skills of the Ab Initio developers - as per industry standards.

Ab Initio is a Latin term which means "Starts From the Beginning”. Ab-Initio software is an ETL tool, the business intelligence platform. The Ab Initio products are provided on a user-friendly heterogeneous and homogeneous platform for parallel data processing applications. The product contains six data processing products: Co-Operating System, The Component Library, Graphical Development Environment, and Enterprise Meta-Environment, Data Profiler, and Conduct It. It is a powerful graphical user interface-based parallel processing tool for ETL data management and analysis.

This Ab Initio quiz test helps recruiters and hiring managers to gauge application development skills of candidates related to Ab Initio before hiring. Weed out under-qualified candidates using our scientifically designed Ab Initio skills assessment test & spend time interviewing only relevant candidates.

The reports are generated instantly. The hiring analytics will provide you the detailed analysis of skills related strengths & weaknesses of the candidates that will help you in making better hiring decisions.

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Test Summary

The Ab Initio online quiz enables employers and recruiters to identify potential hires by evaluating working skills and job readiness. For this reason, an emphasis is laid upon evaluating their knowledge of applied skills gained through real work experience rather than theoretical knowledge.

The Ab Initio quiz may contain MCQ's (Multiple Choice Questions), MAQ's (Multiple Answer Questions), Fill in the Blanks, Descriptive, Whiteboard Questions, Audio / Video Questions, AI-LogicBox, Coding Simulations, True or False Questions, etc.

The Online Ab Initio test is designed considering EEOC guidelines, it will help you assess & hire diverse talent without any bias.

Test Duration: 20 minutes

No. of Questions: 10

Level of Expertise: Entry/Mid/Expert

Useful for hiring

  • Ab Initio ETL Developer
  • Ab Initio Developer

Topics Covered

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iMocha’s Ab Initio online test helps recruiters and hiring managers to evaluate candidate’s understanding about rollup component which helps to group the records on certain field values

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This test evaluates candidate’s knowledge about normalize components which help to generate multiple output records from input records

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Inner Join

Our test evaluates candidate’s understanding about inner join which results in the intersection of two tables

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This Ab Initio online test helps recruiters and hiring managers to evaluate candidate’s ability to change the format of record

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Our assessment helps recruiters and hiring managers to evaluate a candidate’s ability to code in different programming languages

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This test evaluates a candidate’s knowledge about API mode and Utility mode which helps in data loading

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Unit Testing

Our Ab Initio developer test helps to assess applicant’s knowledge about unit testing process which helps to small part of application

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Layouts in the graph model

This test assesses candidates' knowledge about graph model which visually represents data flow and transformation

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Our assessment evaluates candidate’s understanding about mapping in Ab Initio

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This Ab Initio skills assessment test helps recruiters and hiring managers to evaluate candidate’s understanding about data partitioning process in which single flow of data is divided into multi flow

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Our assessment helps to evaluate candidate’s understanding about Drivininput in Ab Initio

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Rolling up a table

This test helps recruiters and hiring managers to check applicant’s ability to group tables into one

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Scanning a table

This assessment helps to validate candidate’s understanding about database table scanning for proper indexing

Sample Questions

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Question types:

Multiple Answer





Q 1. You need to produce XML data as a stream of characters from DML described records. Which of the following components will help you achieve that?

Note: There can be multiple correct answers to this question.
XML Combine
Write XML Transform
Write XML
XML Split

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Q 2. You have a normalize component, and it's length function always returns 0. Which of the following is true?
The normalize component will generate one output record for each input record
The normalize component will always use the first element of the vector being normalized
The normalize component will not produce any output
The normalize component will fail

Question types:

Multiple Option





Q 3. You have to create a group that includes all the records on a flow in a scan component. Which of the following will help you achieve that?
Use a key that includes all field names
You cannot create a group for all records on a flow
Choose any field that has a unique value for all records
Use the empty key : {}

Sample Report

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“Siemens needed an employee review metric that was based on pure data, making it simpler for the hiring managers to evaluate their team. At the same time, we wanted the employees to be able to show case their domain knowledge and skills without the fear of any biases affecting their review process.”

Ajay Garg, Associate Manager, Siemens

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