Technical Writer Aptitude Test

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iMocha’s technical writer aptitude test is the ideal pre-hire test for recruiters and hiring managers to assess candidates objectively. This test is useful for hiring job roles like Technical Writer. Our test has helped our customers to reduce technical screening time by 80% and Increase interview-to-selection ratio by 62%.

About Technical Writer Aptitude Test

A technical writer is a person who communicates professional information and facilitates the transfer of information between two or more parties, through any medium. Technical writers are also called as technical communicators who prepare instruction manuals, how-to guides, journal articles, and other supporting documents to communicate complex and technical information more easily. Technical writers also have skills to develop, gather, and disseminate technical information through an organization’s communications channel.  Technical writers work with product teams to understand requirements for new products and engineer solutions to provide, create online help pages for portals of various products, and also lead the standardization process for creating technical documentation across products. Most of the technical writer's work with the product engineering team to create customer-facing, user-facing technical documentation for various products.

Our technical writer test is created & validated by experienced Subject Matter Experts (SME) to evaluate written communication & aptitude skills of candidates as per industry standards. This technical writer interview test helps recruiters and hiring managers to assess and hire technical writers better and faster.

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Test Summary

The Technical Writing test helps to screen the candidates who possess the following traits: 

  • Experience in managing and maintaining a large set of technical documentation 
  • Excellent written skills in English 
  • Demonstrable working experience in technical writing of software documentation 
  • Experience in converting complex technical concepts into text and pictures 
  • Passion for new technology and innovation 
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office  

Our online written test for technical writers will make sure to assess all the required skills such as technical excellence, passion for writing, reading comprehension, writing comprehension, and documentation skills. Our score reports will give a detailed analysis of each candidate and will provide the analytical data to make better hiring decisions.

The technical writer aptitude test enables employers and recruiters to identify potential prospects by evaluating working skills and job readiness. For this reason, the emphasis is laid upon evaluating the knowledge of applied skills gained through real work experience, rather than theoretical knowledge.

The test may contain MCQ's (Multiple Choice Questions), MAQ's (Multiple Answer Questions), Fill in the Blank, Descriptive, Whiteboard Questions, Audio / Video Questions, True or False.

Test Duration: 20 minutes

No. of Questions: 15

Level of Expertise: Entry/Mid/Expert

Useful for hiring

  • Technical Writer

Topics Covered

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Writing Skills

iMocha’s technical writer test helps recruiters and hiring managers to evaluate candidate’s writing skills to write meaningful and grammatical correct sentence

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Verbal Reasoning

This test evaluates a candidate’s ability to solve verbal reasoning questions which helps to assess communication skills effectively with words

Sample Questions

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Question types:

Multiple Option


Document creation



Q 1. James, a technical writer, is currently creating a business plan which will be shared with venture capitalist companies for seed funding and investment. James writes the business plan sections in the following order:

1. Executive summary
2. Company overview
3. Products and services
4. Marketing plan
5. Target market

Which of the following options correctly points out the mistake in using this order?

Technical writer
The executive summary should be at the end of the plan.
The products and services should come after the marketing plan.
The target market should come before the marketing plan.
The company overview should be placed at the beginning.

Question types:

Multiple Option





Q 2. Choose the proper word to complete the sentence.

We must bring them _________ to our point of view.

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