Docker Test

The Docker test is designed to assess a candidate's knowledge and understanding of using the Docker platform in order to develop, ship and run modern applications.


What is a Docker test?

In today's fast-paced software development environment, the ability to deploy applications quickly and efficiently is becoming increasingly important. Docker allows users to create containers that can be deployed in any environment, making it a valuable tool for developers, operations professionals, and other IT professionals.

A Docker test is a standardized assessment of a user's proficiency in using Docker software. The test typically consists of multiple-choice questions that assess the user's knowledge of Docker commands, tools, and functions, as well as their ability to create and manage Docker containers.

A Docker test might ask questions related to Dockerfile creation, container orchestration, Docker networking, and Docker image management. Users might also be tested on their ability to use Docker commands to build, deploy, and manage applications.

About the Docker Test

Docker is a popular open-source platform used to build, ship, and run distributed applications. It allows users to create lightweight containers that can be easily deployed across different environments, making it a valuable tool for software development and deployment.

Proficiency in Docker software is becoming increasingly important in many industries, and a Docker test can help employers assess a candidate's skills in this area. The test can also help individuals identify areas where they may need to improve their Docker skills.

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Why should you use a Docker test for recruiting?

Using a Docker test for recruiting can provide a multitude of advantages for both employers and candidates.

The test ensures that candidates have the necessary Docker skills for the job, reducing the risk of hiring candidates who lack the required expertise. It can also identify candidates who possess a high level of proficiency in Docker, which can be a valuable asset to the organization. This, in turn, can help streamline the recruitment process by quickly identifying candidates with the necessary Docker skills, saving time and resources.

Additionally, a Docker test can help candidates showcase their Docker skills and knowledge, making them stand out from other applicants and improving their chances of being hired.

A Docker test can be a valuable tool for a variety of roles in which software development and deployment are a key component. For instance, a DevOps engineer who must deploy applications and manage Docker containers may need to demonstrate proficiency in Docker. A software developer may need to use Docker for testing and development purposes. A system administrator may need to manage Docker images and containers on a production system. Therefore, using a Docker test can ensure that candidates possess the necessary skills for the job and can perform their tasks efficiently.

Sample Docker Test question

What is the primary purpose of Docker Swarm?

  • To manage multiple Docker containers on a single host

  • To manage multiple Docker containers across multiple hosts

  • To manage multiple Docker images on a single host

  • To manage the network traffic between Docker containers

View a sample report

Results for the Docker Test along with other assessments the candidate takes will be compiled to produce a candidate report.

The report is automatically generated and available both online and as a downloadable pdf so they can be shared with other team members and employees alike.

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How our test assesses Docker skills

In Neuroworx's Docker test, candidates will need to answer a range of questions targeting an intermediate level of knowledge using the platform. This includes using features such as containerization, creating Dockerfiles, managing networks and using tools like Docker Swarm and Kubernetes to manage and scale containerized applications in distributed environments.

The test is designed to indicate how well a candidate understands Docker based on a final test score, which can then be compared to the scores of other applicants.

The multiple-choice questions consist of one correct answer and two to four distractors. The distractors are generic mistakes or misconceptions, which makes the test challenging and helps measure a candidate's proficiency more accurately.

During the development process, the test was rigorously analysed to maximise reliability and validity in line with industry best practices. It was created and tested by Docker specialists and psychometric experts, and field-tested with a representative sample of job applicants who have varying Docker experience, just like you might find in a talent pool.

Each test is reviewed by a panel of individuals representing diverse backgrounds to check for any sensitivity, fairness, face validity and accessibility issues. This ensures each candidate has a fair chance of demonstrating their true level of Docker proficiency and feels the test is high quality.

Our software tests are monitored to ensure they are up-to-date and optimized for performance.


Predictor of job success

Neuroworx provides evidence-based recommendations for tests to use for over 750 jobs. Our recommendation engine leverages data from the Occupational Information Network (O*NET) developed by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA).


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  • Fully accredited

    All our Docker tests are written by accredited psychologists and fully validated.

  • For all levels

    We offer Docker tests for all levels so you can assess all roles within your organisation.


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  • Smart automations

    Automated actions such as alerts and reminders ensure a smooth candidate experience.

  • Instant results

    Receive candidate results in real-time so you can make decisions in hours, not days.


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Improve hiring with bias-free, data-driven decisions.

  • Analytics dashboard

    Our full array of candidate performance metrics will provide actionable data on each of your candidates.

  • Candidate comparison

    Simple, easy-to-use candidate comparison reports mean you don’t need to be a psychologist to interpret them.


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Provides all the data and high-level metrics we need to make fast hiring decisions. Neuroworx has been particularly helpful in scaling our operations since we moved to remote working.

Greg, CEO, Reverse Media Group, Australia
Greg, CEO, Reverse Media Group, Australia

Focusing on data reduced the subjective decision making from our hiring process and allowed us to reduce bias and make better hiring decisions.

Izzie, Head of HR, iZettle, Sweden
Izzie, Head of HR, iZettle, Sweden

We used Neuroworx as part of our Finance Graduate Scheme recruitment and it was just what we needed – really simple to send candidates the link to complete and clear to see how they all compared. And great value for money!

Christina, HR Director, Cancer Research, UK
Christina, HR Director, Cancer Research, UK


Curated by our team of experts

Scientifically validated by psychometric specialists

  • Our team of assessment experts is made up of I/O psychologists, psychometricians, and subject matter experts who work closely together to ensure each test is accurate and reliable.
  • Our subject matter experts are rigorously vetted and typically have several years of experience working in their industries and hold advanced credentials.

Docker Test FAQs

How long does the Docker test take?

The duration of the Docker test typically takes 15 minutes to complete.

​Is the Docker test difficult?

The difficulty level of the Docker test will depend on the candidate's level of experience and proficiency in using Docker. However, it is designed to assess a user's knowledge of Docker commands, tools, and functions, and may include both basic and advanced questions.

What is the cost for Neuroworx's Docker test?

We believe in simple, transparent pricing. We operate monthly and annual subscriptions so you can pick the perfect plan for you. Don't worry if you're not sure: you can always upgrade or downgrade later, or speak to us to discuss the option of a custom made plan to fit your needs. This is all you ever pay: no set-up or hidden fees.

Can I get a free trial?

Yes, sign up (no credit card required) and we'll give you a 7 day trial completely free. You'll get unlimited access to create as many jobs and test as many candidates as you like. You can cancel any time and you won't be charged anything.

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