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Python Programming Assessment for Recruitment and Development

This Python programming assessment is aimed at measuring an applicant's skills in basics of Python 3.x Developer, familiarity with different data types, knowledge of advanced concepts like Lambda, Generators, etc. and their hands-on programming skills. 

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This Python Skills test by Mercer | Mettl is aimed at measuring an applicant's level of understanding of Python 3 basics, familiarity with different data types, knowledge of advanced concepts like Lambda, Generators, etc. and their hands-on programming skills. The 60-minutes online assessment contains a unique set of 18 MCQs that evaluate domain knowledge of the candidate on three difficulty levels, basic, intermediate and advanced.

This test also measures the hands-on prgramming skills of the applicant through a simulator based coding problem. The Python Skills test is thoughtfully crafted and validated by Mercer | Mettl's team of subject matter experts which ensures that it is comprehensive and the questions are framed as per current industry standards. The evaluation reports offer a detailed insight to the strength and development areas of the applicant enabling evaluators to make the best decision.


This Assessment is a part of following Skills Libraries

Python Competency Framework

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Python 3.x Developer


Hands-on Programming

This Python Skills test assesses a candidate's coding skills on a robust coding simulator by giving real-world problems and evaluates their hands-on experience and capability to code in a desired language.

Data Types

This Python Skills test assesses the knowledge of Sets, Collections, Lists and Tuples in Python 3 Data Types.

Basic Concepts

This Python Skills test assesses the knowledge of the following Basic Concepts in Python 3, Regular expressions, Decorators, Closures and Modules and Attributes.

Advanced Topics

This test assesses the knowledge of the following Advanced Concepts in Python 3, Errors and Exceptions, Generators, File handling, Lambda Expression, and application of Data Classes and OOPS.

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Given below are some points of difference which you can use to determine the better of the two Python versions:
 The syntax of Python 3 is simpler and more understandable than Python 2
 Unicode is the default storing of strings for Python 3 whereas Python 2 stores requirement include defining Unicode string value with  “u’’
 Python 3 provides parenthesis for enclosing the exceptions whereas Python 2 includes notations
 The value of variables in Python 3 never changes whereas the value of the global variable changes in Python 2 (while using the statement inside the for loop)
 The rules of ordering comparisons in Python 3 are more straightforward than the rules in Python 2
 In Python 3, the range () is used to perform iterations whereas, Python 2 uses the range() for iterations

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