Research Skills Test

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Research skills test is the ideal pre-employment assessment for recruiters & hiring managers to assess research skills of the candidate. Research skills assessment test assesses candidates' knowledge on various topics like primary market research, qualitative research, financial ratio and more. This skills assessment has helped our customers reduce their hiring costs and time-to-hire by 45%. 

About Research Skills Test

Research skills are skills put into play to find an answer to a question or a solution to a problem. Research skills include the ability to gather information about your topic, review that information and analyze and interpret the information in a manner that brings us to a solution. Research skills are essential for employees to have in most positions and industries.

Research skills test is designed & validated by experienced Subject Matter Experts (SME) to assess and hire Research professional as per the industry standards.  mar

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Test Summary

Research skills assessment test helps to screen the candidates who possess traits as follows:

  • Good knowledge on primary research skills
  • Strong knowledge on core skills for qualitative research skills
  • Experience with financial ratio and research methods with logistics
  • Familiarity with basics of internet research skills

Using powerful reporting, you can have a detailed analysis of our test results to help you make a better hiring decision and predict the candidate’s performance. To know about the candidate experience, we have introduced the new feature called candidate feedback module in our  Research skills test so that it will ensure you that the candidates are getting an excellent experience while attempting the test. 

Research skills assessment 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 ( AI-based Pseudo-Coding Platform), Coding Simulations, True or False Questions, etc.

Test Duration: 15 minutes

No. of Questions: 10

Level of Expertise: Entry Level/Mid/Senior

Useful for hiring

  • Business Research Analyst
  • Business Research Expert
  • Market Researcher

Topics Covered

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Primary Market Research

The Research skill test aids recruiters in evaluating a candidate’s knowledge on the ins and outs of primary market research, also known as Field Research, and their level of expertise in carrying out said form of research.

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Qualitative Research Skills

Qualitative research is multimethod in focus, involving an interpretative, naturalistic approach to the subject matter. As such, this assessment helps recruiters to gauge a candidate’s knowledge on the core skills required to carry of this type of research i.e., Qualitative Research.

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Financial Ratio

This test aids recruiters to gauge a candidate’s knowledge on Financial Ratio and how well they can incorporate it into their research.

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Basics of Internet Searching Skills

This assessment helps recruiters to evaluate a candidate’s level of understanding on the basics of internet searching. With the advancement of technology and the internet, it is essential for a candidate to be able to use the internet as a tool to aid in research.

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Research Methods in Logistics

This test aids recruiters in assessing a candidate’s level of understanding of essential research methods in logistics such as Survey research and Document analysis, and how well they can incorporate these methods into their research.

Sample Questions

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Question types:

Multiple Option


Online research



Q 1. As a client manager, you have been tasked with conducting research about a target audience on a social networking site. Which of these techniques will lead to the best results?

1) Select the appropriate keywords to be used to conduct your research.
2) Find what you need in the search results.
3) Know how to refine keywords.
2 and 3
1, 2, and 3

Sample Report

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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.”

Ajay Garg, Associate Manager, Siemens

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