Online Puppet & Chef Test

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iMocha’s Puppet Test is the ideal pre-hire test for recruiters and hiring managers to assess candidates objectively. This test is useful for hiring DevOps Engineer - Puppet / Chef, Chef Consultant, and Puppet Expert. Our Chef test online increases interview-to-selection ratio by 62%.

About Online Puppet & Chef Test

Online Puppet & Chef test is specially designed by our global Subject Matter Experts (SME) to test Puppet & Chef related skills of the candidates – as per industry standards.

Puppet is an open-source software configuration management tool. Puppet runs on many Unix-like systems as well as on Microsoft Windows and includes its own declarative language to describe system configuration. Chef is a tool for automation, provisioning and configuration management.

This online Chef & Puppet test enables hiring managers & recruiters to assess the in-depth knowledge of applicants before an interview.

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Test Summary

Use our scientifically designed Puppet & Chef skills test for candidate screening or ask us for the customizable assessment with all your requirements.  

Our intelligent reports will help you to gauge the technical strengths of the candidate to make the right hiring decisions.

This Chef & Puppet quiz test contains MCQ's (Multiple Choice Questions), MAQ's (Multiple Answer Questions), Fill in the Blank, Descriptive, True or False.

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The combination of application questions helps to evaluate technical as well as practical skills of candidates.

Test Duration: 20 minutes

No. of Questions: 10

Level of Expertise: Entry/Mid/Expert

Useful for hiring

  • DevOps Engineer - Puppet / Chef
  • Chef Consultant
  • Puppet Expert

Topics Covered

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Node Objects

This test evaluates a candidate’s understanding about node objects which consists of the run-list and node attributes

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Our assessment helps recruiters and hiring managers to evaluate candidate’s knowledge about recipe in chef that describes more general concepts

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Configuring Nodes

This test helps recruiters and hiring managers to assess applicant’s ability to configure nodes

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Recipe and attributes

Our assessment validates applicant’s knowledge about recipe and attributes where recipe contain information about things needed to run, change, or create on a node and attributes is a specific detail about a node

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Chef Client-Server configuration

This chef Puppet test online checks candidate’s ability to use configuration management tool which helps to automate nodes management

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Authentication and Security

This test assesses a candidate’s understanding about access control and security

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Knife plugins

Our online puppet & chef test evaluates candidate’s understanding about knife plugins that provides command line interface

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Chef server

This test evaluates candidate’s knowledge about Chef server which stores all the cookbooks, recipes, and metadata

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Run lists

Our test checks applicant’s understanding about run list in chef that defines necessary information for Chef to configure a node

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Relationships and ordering

Our Puppet & Chef assessment test evaluates candidate’s understanding about relationships and ordering

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Environment Management

This assessment evaluates applicant’s knowledge about environment management that helps to manage real-life workflow

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Installing Puppetdb

Our test helps to evaluate applicant’s ability to install and configure the PuppetDB that collects data generated by Puppet

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Managing your manifest

This Puppet & Chef skills test checks candidate’s ability to manage manifest

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Packages & Dependencies Handling

Our assessment evaluates candidate’s knowledge about packages and ability to handle dependencies in Chef and Puppet

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Configuration Management

This test evaluates candidate’s understanding about configuration files to describe resources in Puppet

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Our Chef and Puppet quiz test assesses applicant’s knowledge about settings and controls in configuration management tool

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CA auto signing

Our assessment validates applicant’s knowledge about Puppet certificate authority (CA)

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CSR signing

This test assesses applicant’s knowledge about Certificate Signing Request process to get SSL/TLS certificate

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. For the given code snippet, find out the exact number of notify statements that will be triggered.

if "false" {
    notify {
if 'false' {
    notify {
        'Also true':
if false {
    notify {
        'Not true':

Question types:

Multiple Option





Q 2. In certain nodes that match a criteria, you want to include a block of puppet code in their catalogs. In order to do this, which of the following methods can be used?

1: Using a node statement
2: Using an external node classifier
3: Using conditional statements
Only 1
Only 1 and 2
Only 2 and 3
All 1,2 and 3
None of the mentioned

Question types:

Multiple Option





Q 3. Puppet agents have the following setting set

server = "abcd"
(this is not code, it just represents the setting of the setting 'server')

In the puppet master (assume it is the only one), where must the value "abcd" be set?
Either A or B
Either A or C

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Pedro Furtado, Capacity Manager, Altran-Portugal
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“Finding quality talent is a challenge more so when you consider the sheer number of resumes we get each year. To top this, the time we spent on our recruitment process was humongous. iMocha helped us to cut down on our candidate filtration time by 40 %, making it our preferred assessment tool.”

Pedro Furtado, Capacity Manager, Altran-Portugal

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