Upwork Readiness Test Answers for new Upwork Freelancers.

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Last updated on June 1st, 2018 at 04:16 pm

 

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Upwork readiness test answers for new Upwork users.

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The questions and answers are: 

Upwork Readiness Test

 

Question 1

How do you earn and maintain a good job success score?

  1. You have 3 distinct clients in a 24-month period
  2. You have good outcomes with your clients- protip: exceed their expectations for an awesome job success score
  3. All of the above

 

Question 2

Which of the following describes your responsiveness score?

  1. Your responsiveness score is based on how quickly you accept or decline client’s invitations to jobs
  2. Your responsiveness score appears on your profile for clients to see
  3. Your responsiveness score will not be impacted negatively if you mark yourself as unavailable
  4. All of the above

 

Question 3

Which questions do the most successful freelancers have in mind when selecting the right jobs for them?

  1. Do I have the needed skills for the job?
  2. Do I have time to complete the job in the client’s timeframe?
  3. Is the job description well thought out and descriptive of the role?
  4. All of the above

 

Question 4

What is the safest way to communicate with your clients?

  1. Upwork messages: it provides chat, voice and video capabilities. It also provides a record of your communication and helps to protect you in case of disputes
  2. Other forms of communication: Skype, Email, Google hangout

 

Question 5

When is it ok to be paid outside the Upwork platform?

  1. To satisfy the client
  2. Almost never. Getting paid off platform violates Upwork’s terms of service and exposes you to risk of not being paid. Generally, you should be paid through Upwork; to legally take work off the platform, you and the client must wait 24 months or pay an opt-out fee

 

Question 6

How does Upwork’s payment protection for fixed*price projects work (using escrow)?

  1. The client deposits(pre-funds) a mile stone payment into escrow before you begin working. Upon receiving and approving the work, the client releases the payment to you
  2. You proactively begin working before the client has created and funded a milestone

 

Question 7

What are tips for submitting a proposal? (select all that apply)

Note: There may be more than one right answer

  1. Write a personal and professional greeting
  2. Describe your relevant experience in key areas listed in the job post- demonstrate you have read it
  3. Outline how you would approach and complete the job
  4. Respond to any screening questions listed in the job post
  5. Copy and paste your proposal to submit as many proposals as possible in a short time

 

Question 8

As a freelancer, what do you need to qualify for Upwork’s payment protection for hourly jobs?

  1. An hourly contract
  2. Client with a verified billing method
  3. An account in good standing
  4. To log your hours with the Upwork desktop app
  5. To annotate your work Dairy with memos or activity labels that adequately describes the activity performed
  6. To stay within the Contract’s weekly limits
  7. All of the above

 

Question 9

What are the key elements to include in your profile?

Fun fact: 1/3 of jobs on Upwork are posted as ‘’Invite-only’’. Therefore, a good profile is critical in attracting invites from clients.

  1. A specific overview that includes your skills and type of work you can accomplish for clients
  2. A professional profile photo where you wear business casual attire, with a friendly expression, and a plain background
  3. An accurate title that reflects your job experience and the work that you are looking for
  4. Evidence of past success in targeted skills (e.g skill tests, certifications, portfolio, pieces, education, work experience)
  5. All of the above

 

Question 10

What items should a reputable client never ask you to do?

  1. Buy items on behalf of the client and get reimbursed later
  2. Work for free
  3. Provide personal information (e.g bank account, driver’s licence, passport)
  4. Click on a link that asks you to enter your login information
  5. Pay to submit a job proposal
  6. All of the above

 

 

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  1. Which of the following is TRUE about hourly jobs?
  • The client is billed only for hours worked.
  • Work time is logged through the Upwork Team App.
  • Your time is covered by the Upwork Guarantee that an hour worked is an hour paid.
  • All of the above (answer)

 

 

  1.  A good profile includes which of the following?
  • Your full name, title, and photo.
  • An overview that lets potential clients know what you can do for them.
  • A few completed skill tests to demonstrate your expertise.
  • Well-written text that has a positive tone, is grammatically correct, and is spelled properly.
  • All of the above (answer)

 

 

  1. Which statement about the Team App is False?
  • The Team App lets you track your time for hourly jobs.
  • The Team App takes work-in-progress snapshots at random times in 10-minute intervals.
  • The Team App must be used for fixed price contracts. (answer)
  • The Team App records the total number of keystrokes and mouse clicks.

 

  1. What is one smart way to prove you’re right for the job?
  • Offer to work for free.
  • Ignore the client’s invitation to interview.
  • Offer to do a short, paid “test project” to show you have the necessary skills. (answer)
  • Send a cut and paste cover letter full of spelling errors.
  • Beg them to hire you because you really need the money.

 

  1. Which of the following is True about fixed-price jobs?
  • Fixed-price jobs are not covered by the Upwork Guarantee.
  • Payment is at the client’s discretion.
  • Fixed-price jobs are generally smaller and are paid upon completion.
  • Terms of the job are agreed upon before work begins.
  • All of the above (answer)

 

  1. Before you apply for a job, what questions should you ask yourself?
  • Do I have the right skills and experience for this job?
  • Do I have the time available to complete this job?
  • Do I think the offered rate is acceptable?
  • All of the above (answer)

 

  1. What is the secret to being a highly successful freelancer on Upwork(upwork)?
  • Communicate early, communicate often.
  • Provide honest and realistic project updates.
  • Respond quickly and hit deadlines.
  • Listen to your client’s concerns and have a positive attitude.
  •  All of the above (answer)

 

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  1. What do you need to be successful on Upwork? HINT: Everything you need to know is in the Contractor Manual!
  • A fast, reliable Internet connection and an up-to-date Internet browser.
  • A work-only email account and a free Skype account.
  • A basic understanding of the English language.
  • A ready-to-work attitude, a strong set of skills, and an entrepreneurial spirit.
  • All of the above (answer)

 

 

  1.  What kind of profile image works best for attracting clients?
  • A picture of me smiling, because it’s considered more trustworthy and pleasant. (answer)
  • An illustrated image of my favorite animal..
  • A picture of me wearing a baseball hat and dark sunglasses.
  • My company’s logo.

 

 

10 . Upwork charges clients 10% of what they pay on your contract.

  1. True (answer)
  2. False

 

11. The Upwork Team application Time Tracker records which of the following

  • Screenshot of the active screen once per billing segment.
  • Number of keystrokes.
  • Number of mouse clicks
  • Memo entered by the contractor
  • All of the above. (answer)

 

  1. Screenshot of the active screen once per billing segment
  • Number of keystrokes
  • Number of mouse clicks
  • Memo entered by the contractor
  • All of the above (answer)

 

13 .Can I start my own agency on Upwork?

  • Yes! You can create an agency and earn money by selling the services of your agency contractors. (answer)
  • No, Upwork is for independent contractors only

 

  1. What happens when a contract ends? 
  • You lose access to the Work Diary
  • Both users can leave feedback
  • The feedback system is double blind, So your employer can not see the feedback you left them until after they have left feedback for you.
  • Hours will be billed ( and disputes may be failed according to the usual weekly payment schedule.
  • All of the above. (Answer)

 

  1. Which of the following is false about weekly limits on hourly contracts?
  • The weekly limit can be changed by the employer
  • Hours in excess of the weekly limit are not guaranteed payment
  • 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 your employer.
  • The weekly limit can be changed by the contractor. ( answer)

 

  1. Which of the following are TRUE about the Upwork dispute process?
  • The dispute process only applies to hourly contracts.
  • If you fail to respond, Upwork will refund the employer and suspend your account.
  • If you reject the dispute, Upwork specialists will review your Work Diary and evaluate it against the criteria of d. the payment guarantee
  • Disputed hours ruled in the employers favor are refuned.
  • All of the above. ( answer)

 

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

  • Misrepresenting your skills, experiences, portfoli, etc.
  • Submitting boilerplate, placeholder or generic bids or other spam.
  • Disclosing direct contract information.
  • Applying when you are not truly qualified.
  • All of the above. (answer)

 

 

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