REST API Online Test

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The REST API online test assesses candidates' knowledge of creating and using RESTful web services and underlying HTTP specifics.

It's an ideal test for pre-employment screening. A good software engineer should know how to create and use RESTful web services, understand the underlying HTTP protocol, how to make a RESTful API, and security related topics.

This online test requires candidates to answer questions about REST APIs and the underlying HTTP protocol.

Sample public questions

Easy
2 min
mca
Public
REST API & HTTP
HTTP Life Cycle

A user types www.testdome.com into their browser's address bar for the first time, presses enter, the webpage loads, and renders successfully.

Select the statements that are correct.

Easy
3 min
fill
Public
REST API & HTTP
REST
SOAP

You are searching for a web service that could be used to get the expected search volume of keywords for an online advertising platform. Before choosing the web service, your team wants to split web services into different categories.

Some web services lack proper documentation. Which documentation looks like it's describing RESTful APIs and which looks like it's describing SOAP-based web services?

Looks like? Documentation that describes getting the search volume of a keyword
___ https://searchvolume.com/api/KeywordSearchVolumeService?wsdl
___

Response:

{ 
  "keyword": "rio de janeiro hotels", 
  "volume": 10000 
}
___

POST https://words.com/api/KeywordSearchVolumeService

Envelope body:

<m:GetSearchVolume xmlns:m = "http://www.words.com/searchkeywordsvolume">
  <m:Keyword>brazilian carnival</m:Keyword>
</m:GetSearchVolume>
___ GET https://keywords.com/api/KeywordsService/searchvolumes?query=copacabana

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Web Protocol, HTTP Post, Candidates REST API, REST Communications, Cookies.

Skills and topics tested

  • REST API & HTTP
  • Network Security
  • Protocol
  • HTTP
  • REST

For job roles

  • Software Developer
  • Web Developer
  • Web Front-End Developer

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