SQL Online Test - Fundamental Assessment

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Our SQL Online Test is the ideal pre-employment assessment for recruiters and hiring managers to hire job-fit candidates objectively and accurately. The pre-hire test is useful for hiring job roles such as SQL Developer, SQL Programmer, Data Administrator and Data Analyst. This SQL coding test evaluates candidates’ knowledge on topics such as SQL Data Types, SQL Operations, Views, Indexes, Null, SQL Functions, DBMS Concepts. This skills assessment test can reduce time-to-hire 40%.

Database, SQL Fundamentals Test

About SQL Online Test - Fundamental Assessment

SQL (Structured Query Language) is used to manage relational database management system (RDBMS) and to perform various operations such as execute queries, retrieve data, edit data, and insert new data—essentially, everything that makes databases interactive and not static. 
SQL language is regularly used not only by database administrators but also by developers writing data integration scripts, data architect designing, creating, deploying and managing an organization's data architecture, data analysts looking to set up and run analytical queries. 
What is an SQL online test? 
SQL Online Test enables employers, hiring managers and recruiters to assess the basic SQL knowledge of applicants who can write programs, functions, and queries to manage the data and the structure of the database. SQL coding test is designed by experienced Subject Matter Experts (SME) to evaluate and hire SQL professionals as per industry standards. 

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Test Summary

SQL online test helps you to screen the candidates who possess traits as follows: 

  • Knowledge of SQL syntax and basic language elements 

  • Ability to write queries used for front-end applications and uncover useful business insights. (Websites, desktop applications, or cloud apps) 

  • Review query performance and optimizing code 

  • Design and coding database tables to store the application’s data 

  • Knowledge of data modeling to visualize database structure 

  • Familiarity with stored procedures, and functions 

SQL online test can be customized, and a more advanced level question set can be added to evaluate experienced candidates. 
Recruiters can use intelligent & powerful Test Insights that will help to identify job fit candidates more accurately with score distribution & section analysis features. 
Basic SQL test for interview is designed considering EEOC guidelines, it will help you assess & hire diverse talent without any bias.  
SQL programming online test may contain MCQs (Multiple Choice Questions), MAQs (Multiple Answer Questions), Fill in the Blanks, Whiteboard Questions, Audio / Video Questions, AI-LogicBox, Coding Simulators, True or False Questions, etc

Test Duration: 20 minutes

No. of Questions: 10

Level of Expertise: Entry-level/Mid/Senior 

Useful for hiring

  • SQL Developer
  • SQL Programmer
  • Database Administrator
  • Data Analyst
  • Data Architect
  • Database Manager
  • Software Developer
  • Data Science Professionals

Topics Covered

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SQL Data Types and Literals

The pre-hire tests assess the knowledge of data types such as int, tinyint, bigint, float, real, etc. 

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SQL operators

The AI-based skills test evaluates applicant’s ability to perform comparisons & arithmetic operations  

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The SQL online test checks understanding of virtual tables to fetch data from the database  

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The test evaluates applicant’s understanding of indexing columns faster to query  

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SQL Functions

The pre-employment test helps you find out candidate’s knowledge about SQL functions like Aggregate and Scalar 

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SQL Tables

The iMocha’s SQL online test helps you gauge knowledge of logically organized data in a row & column format 

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The test contains questions on all types of queries to fetch the data from the database  

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Commands and clause

The online SQL Test help you evaluate SQL command knowledge of candidates to perform tasks, functions, and queries with data 

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DBMS Concepts

The test checks ability to control database with Database Management Systems 

Sample Questions

Choose from our 100,000+ question library or add your own questions to make powerful custom tests

Question types:

Multiple Option





Q 1. You are normalizing data in a database. You have the following table:
ID Name Age Weight (Kg) WeightIndex
1 Jess 25 40 Small
2 Mary 26 55 Normal
3 Jill 20 80 Overweight

Which normal form is represented in the table, and what will be the next normal form for this table?
It is not in a normal form, and the next normal form is the first normal form.
It is in the first normal form, and the next normal form is the second normal form.
It is in the second normal form, and the next normal form is the third normal form.
It is in the third normal form, and the next normal form is the fourth normal form.

Question types:

Multiple Option


Data Integrity



Q 2. You are creating a table that includes a column named "TypeName". The column is defined with the CHAR (10) data type and requires a UNIQUE constraint, which you will define as a column constraint. Which of the following SQL codes should you use for the column definition?
TypeName UNIQUE CHAR (10)
UNIQUE TypeName CHAR (10)
TypeName CHAR (10)
TypeName CHAR (10) UNIQUE

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