Software Engineering Online Test

TestDome skill assessments are used by more than 8,000 companies and 880,000 test takers.

For Jobseekers

Practice your skills and earn a certificate of achievement when you score in the top 25%.

Take a Practice Test

For Companies

Test candidates with real-world problems and interview the best ones.

Sign Up to Offer this Test

About the test

The Software Engineering online test assesses knowledge of software development and engineering concepts, principles, and best practices through a series of multiple-choice and fill-in-the-blank questions.

The assessment includes work-sample tasks such as:

  • Creating RESTful APIs.
  • Using OOP principles and OOP design patterns to write reusable code.
  • Selecting an appropriate solution and software architecture to satisfy specific business needs.

A good software engineer needs a solid understanding of how software systems work together, how to optimize them, and how to design systems to avoid potential issues.

Sample public questions

Easy
2 min
mca
Public
OOP & Design Patterns
Inheritance

Your team has started to write software for managing a vehicle storehouse using a programming language that supports OOP. This is the class hierarchy you plan to use:

class Vehicle
class Car inherits Vehicle
class Bicycle inherits Vehicle
class MountainBike inherits Bicycle
class Downhill inherits MountainBike

Objects of which type can be assigned to a variable of type Bicycle?

Easy
5 min
mmcq
Public
Data Structures & Algorithms
Algorithmic Thinking
Complexity

For the following pseudocode functions, choose the big O notation that accurately describes its worst-case complexity.

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
2 min
mca
Public
Solution & Software Architecture
Fault Tolerance
Solution Architecture
System Availability

You are working on a solution for building a web server. According to an agreement, the web server should offer 99.99% availability.

Which components will help satisfy the agreement?

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

For jobseekers: get certified

Earn a free certificate by achieving top 25% on the Software Engineering test with public questions.

Take a Certification Test

Sample silver certificate

Sunshine Caprio

Java and SQL
TestDome
Certificate
TestDome logo icon

For companies: premium questions

Buy TestDome to access premium questions that can't be practiced.
Get money back if you find any premium question answered online.

Sign Up to Offer this Test

21 more premium Software Engineering questions

Sorted Array Search, Panel System, Engine, UML Diagrams, Welcome Screen, Advertising Platform, Mock Configuration, Sort Comprehension, Tree Traversal, Do Recursive, Cloud Solution, Collaborative Software, Spreadsheet App, Blame, Service Discovery, Car Persistence, Web Protocol, HTTP Post, Candidates REST API, REST Communications, Cookies.

Skills and topics tested

  • Data Structures & Algorithms
  • Algorithmic Thinking
  • Binary Search
  • Complexity
  • OOP & Design Patterns
  • Behavioral Patterns
  • Creational Patterns
  • Design Patterns
  • Inheritance
  • Method Overriding
  • UML
  • Inversion of Control
  • Recursion
  • Tree Traversal
  • Solution & Software Architecture
  • Cloud Computing
  • Solution Architecture
  • Software Architecture
  • Software Architecture Patterns
  • Collaborative Environment
  • Microservices
  • OOP
  • REST API & HTTP
  • Network Security
  • Protocol
  • HTTP
  • REST

For job roles

  • Back-End Developer
  • Full-Stack Developer
  • Mobile Developer
  • Software Developer
  • Web Developer
  • Web Front-End Developer

Sample candidate report

What others say

Decorative quote

Simple, straight-forward technical testing

TestDome is simple, provides a reasonable (though not extensive) battery of tests to choose from, and doesn't take the candidate an inordinate amount of time. It also simulates working pressure with the time limits.

Jan Opperman, Grindrod Bank

Product reviews

G2 - Crowd Badge
G2 - High Performer (2022)
Capterra - 4.5 Stars
Capterra - Shortlist (2022)

Used by

Solve all your skill testing needs

150+ Pre-made tests

From web development and database administration to project management and customer support. See all pre-made tests.

90+ skills

From JavaScript and SQL to English and customer support. See all questions to filter by skill.

Multi-skills Test

Mix questions for different skills or even custom questions in one test. See an example.

How TestDome works

1

Choose a pre-made test
or create a custom test

2

Invite candidates via
email, URL, or your ATS

3

Candidates take
a test remotely

4

Sort candidates and
get individual reports

Want to know more?