Sunday, February 26, 2012

oDesk Readiness Test Answers

Find the updated oDesk Readiness Test Answers

oDesk is the world largest online work outsourcing marketplace. 

Thousands of independent contractors, employers and companies are registered on oDesk. Contractors use oDesk to find work/jobs for a descent pay. Employers use it to find right contractors for an affordable price.  

If you are new to oDesk you have to create a contractor profile first. Before applying for jobs passing the oDesk Reediness Test if a prerequisite. This test usually includes 11 questions covering the basics, that you should know; to be success in oDesk as a freelancer contractor.

Here you can find a sample oDesk readiness test questionnaire and answers. 

But we highly recommend you to refer help files and other resources available on before starting your work on ODesk. By experience we know it could be a significant factor for the success of your freelancing career. 

Good luck!

Which of the following are NOT permitted on oDesk

Sharing a single account between multiple people

Opening more than one account on oDesk

Using a logo or clip art as your profile portrait

Using a fake name

All of the above

The oDesk team application time tracker records which of the following

Screenshots of the active screen once per billing agreement

Numbers of keystrokes

Numbers of mouse clicks

Memo entered by the contactor

All of the above

Which of the following are required to qualify for guaranteed payment?

An hourly contract

Tracking your time with the oDesk team application

Entering relevant memos

An employer with a verified payment method

All of the above

Can I start my own agency in oDesk?

Yes, you can crate an agency and earn money by selling the services

No. oDesk is for independent contractors only

What happens when a contract ends?

You loose access to the work diary

Both users can leave feedback

The feedback system is double blind

Hours will be billed (an disputes may be filled) according to the usual weekly payment schedule

All of the above

Which of the following are TRUE about your oDesk work diary?

Allows employers to see when and what their contractors are working on

Enables automatic billing for hourly contact

The oDesk team application auto-tracks time which can be reviewed in the work diary

Manual time can be added, but isn’t guaranteed payment

All of the above

Which of the following are TRUE about the oDesk dispute process?

The dispute process only applies to hourly contracts

If you fail to respond, oDesk will refund the employer and suspend your account

If you reject the dispute, oDesk specialists will review your work diary and evaluate it against the criteria of the payment guarantee

Dispute hours ruled in the employer favor are refunded

All of the above

Which of the following statements about the oDesk fees is FALSE?

The oDesk fee is 10% of the employer’s payment on jobs

ODesk is free to join

ODesk if free for contractors to apply and work on jobs

The oDesk fee is $2/hour for hourly contracts

All of the above

Which of the following is TRUE about fixed-price contracts?

Employer billed automatically each week

How much to pay and when to pay is at the employer’s discretion

Hours worked will show on your profile

Time-tracking required

Quality for the oDesk payment guarantee

Which of the following actions are NOT allowed when applying to job postings?

Misrepresenting your skills, experiences, portfolio, etc.

Submitting boilerplate, placeholder or generic bids or other spam

Disclosing direct contact information

All of the above

Which of the following is FALSE about weekly limits on hourly contracts

Hours in excess of the weekly limit will not be billed to the employer

You should discuss any need to work beyond your limit with the employer

The weekly limit can be changed by the contractor

The weekly limit can be changed by the employer

Hours in excess of the weekly limit are not guaranteed payment