MS SQL Server 2005/2008 Online Test

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Our SQL Server 2005/2008 online test helps recruiters & hiring managers to accurately and objectively assess MS SQL skills of candidates before an interview. This pre-hire SQL server 2008 online test identifies job-fit candidates for roles such as SQL DBA Specialist, Microsoft SQL Server DBA, SQL Server Programmer and SQL Server Expert. SQL Server 2005-2008 test is preferred to evaluate technical skills of the candidates before interview as it helps improve interview-to-selection ratio by 62%.  

About MS SQL Server 2005/2008 Online Test

SQL Server 2005 & SQL Server 2008 are the editions of Microsoft’s database product. MS SQL Server 2005 is specially used for embedded applications & light web applications. MS SQL Server 2008 is mostly used for learning and building desktop & small server applications. 
The SQL server 2005 test is a combination of questions on SQL server 2005 & SQL server 2008 topics. SQL Server 2005/2008 online test helps tech recruiters to quantify candidate’s skills related to SQL Server 2005/2008. SQL Server 2005/2008 test is designed by global subject matter experts to evaluate & hire SQL developers as per the industry standards

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Test Summary

SQL Server 2005/2008 online test helps to screen the candidates who possess traits as follows:  

  • Ability to use queries & stored procedures for faster execution 

  • Familiarity with concepts like Query optimization, performance tuning & DBMS 

  • Knowledge of creating indexes 

 You can also get a customized SQL Server 2005/2008 test to have questions on the latest version of Microsoft SQL Server.  

SQL Server 2005-2008 test quantifies candidate’s expertise in SQL Server 2005/2008 and provides a detailed analysis of the test results to help you make the right hiring decision. 
This test may contain MCQs (Multiple Choice Questions), MAQs (Multiple Answer Questions), Fill in the Blanks, Whiteboard Questions, Audio / Video Questions, AI-LogicBox  (Pseudo-Coding Platform), Coding Simulators, True or False Questions, etc.   

Test Duration: 60 minutes

No. of Questions: 32

Level of Expertise: Entry/Mid/Senior

Useful for hiring

  • SQL DBA Specialist
  • Microsoft SQL Server DBA
  • SQL Server Programmer
  • SQL Server Expert

Topics Covered

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SQL Server 2005/2008 Query Optimizer

Our pre-hire SQL Server 2008 test analyzes candidate’s knowledge of SQL Query optimizer to determine the most efficient method for a SQL statement to access requested data 

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DBMS Concepts

 The online tech skill test evaluates candidates based on their knowledge of Data Base Management System  

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MS SQL Server

The MS SQL 2005-08 online test assesses ability to store and retrieve data requested by other software 

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SQL Basics

 iMocha’s MS SQL online test lets you check candidate’s knowledge of execute, retrieve, insert, update, delete, and create database 

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XML Data Types

 The test enables you assess candidate’s knowledge of simple, embedded, complex XML data types 

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SQLite Coding

 The SQL Server 2008 test contains coding questions to check candidate’s coding skills  

Sample Questions

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Question types:

Multiple Option


Stored Procedure



Q 1. Insertion of data through stored procedure helps to reduce network traffic and increase database performance due to which of the following reasons?
As stored procedure can accept parameter
As permission check is not required
As the execution plan is already stored in the cache when it was executed the first time
None of the above

Question types:

Multiple Option


SQL Concepts



Q 2. The source is compiled into an execution plan when executed for the first time. When executed again, before the execution plan is aged from memory, the SQL Server engine detects the existing plan and reuses it.
Which of the following terms is related to this information?
Stored Procedure
Transact-SQL statements
Trigger and Stored Procedure

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