MySQL Database Administrator Test

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iMocha's MySQL database administrator test for recruiters and hiring managers to hire job-fit candidates for the MySQL database administrator role. This pre-hire test contains questions on MySQL tables and indexes, MySQL Storage Engines, MySQL Security, & more. By filtering out irrelevant candidates, MySQL Server DBA test can reduce technical screening time up to 80%. 

About MySQL Database Administrator Test

MySQL DBA is responsible for managing MySQL instances while ensuring their performance, availability, and security. A MySQL Server DBA can plan computerized databases, including base definition, structure, documentation, long-range requirements, operational guidelines, and protection, ensure performance, security, and availability of databases.  

MySQL database administrator test helps tech recruiters and hiring managers to effectively assess MySQL Database administration skills of a candidate before an interview. MySQL Server DBA test is designed by global Subject Matter Experts (SME) to assess & hire MySQL DBA as per the industry standards.  

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Test Summary

MySQL Server DBA test helps you to screen the candidates who possess traits as follows:     

  • Ability to install and upgrade the database server    

  • Knowledge of creating a backup and recovery strategy for the database   

  • Understand SQL syntax and basic language elements   

  • Ability to use query performance and optimizing code   

  • Familiarity with program views, stored procedures, and functions  


MySQL database administrator test is designed considering EEOC guidelines. It will help you to assess & hire diverse talent without any bias. Features like window violation and webcam proctoring help detect cheating during the test.   

This test may contain MCQs (Multiple Choice Questions), MAQs (Multiple Answer Questions), Fill in the Blanks, Whiteboard Questions, Audio / Video Questions, AI-LogicBox (AI-based Pseudo-Coding Platform), Coding Simulators, True or False Questions, etc.  

Test Duration: 50 minutes

No. of Questions: 22

Level of Expertise: Senior

Useful for hiring

  • MySQL Server Database Administrator (MySQL DBA)
  • MySQL Database Administrator
  • MySQL Server DBA

Topics Covered

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MySQL tables and indexes

MySQL database administrator test allows recruiters to evaluate candidates' ability to use indexes to find rows with specific column values quickly 

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MySQL Storage Engines

This MySQL Server DBA test helps recruiters evaluate candidates' ability to use MySQL Storage engines to handle the SQL operations for different table types 

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MySQL Security

This test helps to gauge candidates' knowledge of using various components and plugins to ensure security of MySQL system

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This MySQL Server DBA test helps recruiters evaluate database administration skills of the candidates 

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SQLite Coding

MySQL server DBA test helps recruiters quantify SQLite coding skills of the candidate 

Sample Questions

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Question types:

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Q 1. Suppose you have a column in which most records are going to be between 30 and 32 characters. Which of the following column types would be MOST efficient?

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Q 2. You are writing a set of queries that require the current date and time, and would also require information relating to the UTC. In such queries, which of the following functions would you implement to get the required information?

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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.”

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