Upwork Readiness Test for Agency Contractors

#1 Question:
Which of the following are required for your agency to qualify for guaranteed payment?
  • a. An hourly contract
  • b. Tracking your time with the oDesk Team application
  • c. Entering relevant memos
  • d. An employer with a verified payment method
  • e. All of the above 
Answer: All of the above 

 

#2 Question:
Which of the following actions are NOT allowed when applying to job postings?
  • a. Misrepresenting your skills, experiences, portfolio, etc.
  • b. Submitting boilerplate, placeholder or generic bids or other spam
  • c. Disclosing direct contact information
  • d. Applying when you are not truly qualified
  • e. All of the above
Answer: All of the above


#3 Question:

Which of the following is TRUE about fixed-price contracts?
  • a. Employer billed automatically each week
  • b. How much to pay and when to pay is at the employer's discretion
  • c. Hours worked will show on your profile
  • d. Time-tracking required
  • e. Qualify for the oDesk payment guarantee
Answer: How much to pay and when to pay is at the employer's discretion


#4 Question:

Which of the following are TRUE about the oDesk dispute process?
  • a. The dispute process only applies to hourly contracts
  • b. If you fail to respond, oDesk will refund the employer and suspend your account
  • c. If you reject the dispute, oDesk specialists will review your Work Diary and evaluate it against the criteria of the payment guarantee
  • d. Disputed hours ruled in the employers favor are refunded
  • e. All of the above
Answer: All of the above


#5 Question:

The oDesk Team application Time Tracker records which of the following?

  • a. Screenshot of the active screen once per billing segment
  • b. Number of keystrokes
  • c. Number of mouse clicks
  • d. Memo entered by the contractor
  • e. All of the above
Answer: All of the above


#6 Question:

Which of the following are NOT permitted on oDesk?

  • a. Sharing a single account between multiple people
  • b. Opening more than one account on oDesk
  • c. Using a logo or clip art as your profile portrait
  • d. Using a fake name
  • e. All of the above
Answer: All of the above


#7 Question:

Staffing managers can apply to jobs for you.

  • a. True
  • b. False
Answer: True


#8 Question:

What happens when a contract ends?

  • a. You lose access to the Work Diary
  • b. Both users can leave feedback
  • c. The feedback system is double blind, so your employer cannot see the feedback you left them until after they have left feedback for you
  • d. Hours will be billed (and disputes may be filed) according to the usual weekly payment schedule
  • e. All of the above
Answer: All of the above


#9 Question:

Which of the following statements is FALSE about oDesk agencies?

  • a. Agency contractors work on behalf of an agency on the oDesk platform
  • b. Agencies vary in size; from one person to hundreds of skilled contractors
  • c. Payments made to agency contractors go to the agency rather than the contractor
  • d. Payments made to agency contractors are automatically split by oDesk between the agency and the contractor
  • e. An agency is an organization that sells the services of their agency contractors on oDesk
Answer: Payments made to agency contractors are automatically split by oDesk between the agency and the contractor.


#10 Question:

Which of the following are TRUE about your oDesk Work Diary?
  • a. Allows employers to see when and what their contractors are working on
  • b. Enables automatic billing for hourly contracts
  • c. The oDesk Team application auto-tracks time which can be reviewed in the Work Diary
  • d. Manual time can be added, but isn't guaranteed payment
  • e. All of the above
Answer: All of the above


#11 Question:
Which of the following is FALSE about weekly limits on hourly contracts?
  • a. Hours in excess of the weekly limit will not be billed to the employer
  • b. You should discuss any need to work beyond your limit with your employer
  • c. The weekly limit can be changed by the contractor
  • d. The weekly limit can be changed by the employer
  • e. Hours in excess of the weekly limit are not guaranteed payment
Answer: The weekly limit can be changed by the contractor.

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