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Visual Basic Application Test

Topics Covered

  • Date and Time
  • Workbook
  • Worksheets
  • Range and cells
  • Objects and Variables
  • Array Creation and Management
  • Conditional Logic
  • Environment and System
  • Functions and Classes

Useful for hiring

  • VBA Developer
  • Software Developer - VBA

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To connect Excel with a 2010 access database, we used this type of connection string:

    • Provider=Microsoft.SQLOLEDB;DataSource=C:\Data.accdb;User Id=admin;Password=

    • Provider=Microsoft.Jet.OLEDB.4.0;DataSource=C:\Data.accdb;User Id=admin;Password=

    • Provider=Microsoft.Microsoft.ACE.OLEDB.12.0;DataSource=C:\Data.accdb;User Id=admin;Password=

    • Provider=SQLOLEDB;Data Source=;Initial Catalog=;User ID=;Password=;Trusted_Connection="

    • Provider=SQLOLEDB;Data Source=; Initial Catalog=;Integrated Security=SSPI"


How to delete a file without raising errors in case the file doesn’t exist?

    • With CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")
      if .FileExists(sFile) then .Delete FullPathName
      End With

    • CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject").Delete FullPathName

    • On Error GoTo 0: Kill FullPathName

    • If Dir(FullPathName) <> "" Then VBA.KillFullPathName

    • On error resume next
      With CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")
      if .FileExists(sFile) then .Delete FullPathName
      End With


After Running main, what would be displayed in the immediate window?

Private a
Sub main()
    Dim b
    a = 1: b = 1
helper a, b
Debug.Print a; b
End Sub
Sub helper(ByVal a, ByRef b)
    a = 2: b = 2
End Sub

    • 2 1

    • 2 2

    • 1 1

    • 1 2

    • 2; 2

    • 1; 1

Test details:

VBA Test enables employers and recruiters to evaluate skills and job readiness of candidates. For this reason, the emphasis is laid upon evaluating the knowledge of applied skills gained through real work experience, rather than theoretical knowledge.

Test Details: 30 minutes 

20 Application Questions

The combination of Application and Theory questions helps to evaluate Technical as well as practical Skills of Candidates.

Test description:

VBA Test is useful to effectively assess the skills of candidates before an interview. VBA (Visual Basic for Applications) is an event-driven programming language from Microsoft that is predominantly used with Microsoft office applications such as MSExcel, MS-Word, and MS-Access. It is designed to check the development and programming skills. The test is created and validated by Subject Matter Experts. 

The VBA Test contains questions on following topics:  

  • Date and Time

  • Workbook, Worksheets, Range and cells

  • Objects and Variables

  • Array Creation and Management

  • Conditional Logic

  • Environment and System

  • Functions and Classes

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