Objective-C & iOS Online Test

20 questions total, 45 minutes maximum, for mid-level programmers

Our iOS and Objective-C online test makes hiring the right programmer easy.

By testing candidates' knowledge on real-world iOS/Objective-C coding problems, the test helps you identify the most qualified iOS developer for the job.

This Objective-C programming test consists of 20 questions, each carefully created by world-class developers to reflect most important iOS programming challenges.

Programming test includes:

iOS & Objective-C - 20 Questions

Sample iOS & Objective-C Test Question

Consider the following method:

Sample iOS and Objective-C Question

What needs to be modified in order to correctly manage memory when compiled with ARC?

(No special knowledge of Core Text is required to answer this question correctly; you need only consider Core Foundation naming conventions.)


1. Line 2 should be replaced with:

Answer 1

2. Line 2 should be replaced with:

Answer 2

3. Line 4 should be followed by:

Answer 3

4. Line 4 should be removed.

And line 1 should be replaced with:

Answer 4

The correct answer is 1.

Sample Objective-C & iOS Test Report

This sample Objective-C & iOS test report shows what employers/recruiters receive via email after a candidate completes one of our coding tests. It includes an overall score and a detailed breakdown by specific knowledge areas, providing a clear view of a candidate's coding skills.

Reports are provided in PDF format, making them easy to read, share and print.

Objective-C & iOS Coding Test Report

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1. Does every candidate have to answer the same questions?

Yes. Objective-C & iOS test consists of the same questions for every candidate.

In order to properly compare candidates, they need to answer questions of the same difficulty level, and different questions always mean different difficulty levels.

However, the order of questions and answers is randomized for each applicant.

2. How should I interpret the exam scores?

First of all, you need to keep in mind one very important thing:

The purpose of this Objective-C & iOS online test is not to help you find the best developers.

Its purpose is to help you avoid the worst ones.

For example, you have 5 candidates who get scores of 35, 45, 60, 65, and 80, based on a maximum possible score of 100.

We would recommend you invite the last three (those scoring 60, 65, and 80) to a live interview, not just the one who scored an 80/100.

3. Coding Test vs. Quiz

The test is presented in a multiple-choice, or quiz, format, rather than requiring test takers to write code.

If we used a coding test instead, we would have to check all answers manually, which would obviously be impossible.

4. What skill level is the test for?

The test is primarily created for mid-level developers.

5. What about junior and senior level developers?

The test can also be used to test junior programmers, but you should reduce your acceptance score drastically to compensate.

Likewise, you can use it to test senior iOS developers as well, with an increased acceptance score.

Some will argue that it's pointless to judge senior developers based on a test meant for mid-level developers. This is generally true if you're looking for specific skills in a candidate rather than a broad base of expertise.

But at the same time, anyone can claim to be a senior developer on their resume. If you're concerned that candidates might be overstating their knowledge and accomplishments, this Objective-C & iOS skills test is a good way to determine which ones can actually deliver what they promise.

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