Shell Online Assessment Test

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iMocha's Shell online assessment test is the ideal pre-hire assessment to assess candidate’s understanding of Linux Shell. Shell online test is useful for hiring Shell Scripting Developer, Linux Administrator, Linux System Administrator, and System Admin-Linux. Our test has helped many enterprises to increase interview-to-selection ratio by 62% and hiring time by 45%.  

About Shell Online Assessment Test

Linux Shell is a command language interpreter that executes commands read from the standard input device such as a keyboard or from a file. A Linux shell expert is a person who understands uses of Linux command, Bash shell script, files and directories from the command line, variables, loops, and expressions.

Shell online assessment test helps employers and recruiters to evaluate the programming skills of the candidates using Linux shell. The shell assessment test is created and validated by global Subject Matter Experts (SME) to assess and hire Linux Shell scripting developer with Linux shell scripting expertise as per the industry standards.

Our Shell online test will evaluate the candidate's practical knowledge and will identify whether the candidate is ready to be employed. For this reason, an emphasis is laid upon evaluating the knowledge of applied skills gained through real work experience rather than theoretical knowledge.

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Test Summary

Shell online test helps to screen the candidates who possess below traits: 

Excellent knowledge of correct use of all Linux Shell commands including commands that perform the same functionality
2.  The ability of writing/modifying Shell code to improve monitoring and/or deployment
3.  Strong practical knowledge about predicting the output of operations performed using certain commands

Using powerful reporting, you will have a detailed analysis of test results to help you make better decisions and predict candidate and employee success. You can analyze section wise performance of candidate to gauge his strengths and weaknesses. Features like window violation and webcam proctoring help detect cheating during the test.

Shell scripting online test may contain MCQ's (Multiple Choice Questions), MAQ's (Multiple Answer Questions), Fill in the Blanks, Descriptive, Whiteboard Questions, Audio / Video Questions, AI-LogicBox (Pseudo-Coding Platform), Coding Simulations, True or False Questions, etc.

The Shell online 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/Senior

Useful for hiring

  • Shell Scripting Developer
  • Linux Administrator
  • Linux System Administrator
  • System Admin-Linux

Topics Covered

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Correct use of commands

This Shell Online assessment test helps recruiters and hiring managers to evaluate candidate’s ability to use basic and advanced shell commands  

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Meaning of specific commands in Linux Shell

This test evaluates candidate’s knowledge about every Linux Command used in Linux shell and their meaning 

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Output of operations performed using certain commands

Our test helps in evaluation of candidate’s ability to use commands and get output of operations performed by using commands 

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Knowledge about different commands that perform same functionality

iMocha’s Shell online assessment test assesses candidate’s understanding about common Linux commands which works similarly with different commands 

Sample Report

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