Microsoft PowerPoint

This quick, mobile-friendly Microsoft PowerPoint skills test is designed to test a candidate’s knowledge, specifically the domains measured by the Microsoft MO-300 Powerpoint 365/2019 Certification.

LENGTH: 34 Questions
FORMAT: Mobile Text & Images

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Our Skills Testing Approach

Often a role may require knowledge of a specific concept or piece of software, but not require a mastery of all of it.

Our I-O psychologists partner with you to define what knowledge and skills are required for success in a role. We then create a tailored assessment based on those findings.

You get a short, candidate-friendly skills test powered by our mobile-first assessment engine that measures candidates against those set of skills and knowledge unique to your role.

Benefits of a Microsoft PowerPoint Assessment from HighMatch include:

High Response Rates

HighMatch invitations are sent via both SMS & Email, so you can be sure they are receiving it.

Fully Customized for You

Every aspect of this test can be customized, from weighting and scoring, invitations and length.

High Completion Rates

Assessments that are built for mobile consumption have much higher completion rates.

Personalized Reporting

Stakeholders across the organization can personalize their candidate reporting via custom filters 

Insights Delivered Quickly

Get candidate reports with scores instantly by email following assessment completion.

Accessible & Inclusive

HighMatch skills tests are fully ADA/WGAC-2 compliant, insuring an inclusive hiring process.

Covered Skills

  • Presentations and slides
  • Formatting text, shapes and images
  • Inserting tables & charts
  • Inserting SmartArt & media
  • Applying transitions & animations


The test assesses a candidate’s knowledge of MS PowerPoint basic and advanced functions, and is appropriate for someone who has worked with presentations for at least one year and has familiarity with the the application in business settings.


This Microsoft PowerPoint skills test is appropriate for prospective members of a organization’s administrative, human resources, marketing and sales teams, as well as any other department that frequently needs to present information and data.

Scoring Criteria

All HighMatch Microsoft Office skills tests are rigorously tested by our in-house team of IO psychologists with a large group of professional users.

The following table lists the out-of-the-box, validated scoring criteria for the complete HighMatch Microsoft Excel Skills test (n=500). Scoring criteria can be customized to your requirements (some changes will require re-validation – talk to your HighMatch Success representative).

Scoring BucketScore RangePopulation Percentile
1.Expert82% to 100%77th to 100th (Well Above Average. Stanine 8 to 9)
2.Advanced54% to 81%60th to 76th (Above Average. Stanine 6 to 7)
3.Satisfactory34% to 53%40th to 59th (Average. Stanine 5)
4.Needs Development0% – 33%77th to 100th (Below Average. Stanine 0 to 4)

A platform for today’s workforce

HighMatch’s modern, powerful assessment platform was built to support the unique needs of larger organizations.

Our intuitive client dashboard offers candidate insights at a glance, inclusive of a single roll-up score alongside personalized competencies in your preferred language.

Our mobile candidate experience provides a fast, seamless and inclusive way to measure candidates against those competencies that matter most in your organization.

HighMatch Assessment Platform

HighMatch’s modern, mobile assessment platform delivers a fast, friendly and inclusive experience for candidates.

Features include:

  • SMS invitations and reminders
  • Embeddable video player
  • Customizable scoring and reporting
  • ATS integrations with all leading solutions
  • Conversational AI workflow integrations
  • ADA / WCAG-2 compliance for accessibility

A more inclusive candidate experience optimized for mobile leads to a more diverse candidate pool, higher completion rates and less abandonment. See it in action today!

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HighMatch dashboards

HighMatch dashboards are highly personalized, from the competencies reported on to sections, measures, ranges and targets ~ even the look and feel can be tailored to your needs.

Features include:

  • Single Score: a single roll-up performance score
  • Custom Ranges: flexible, client-defined score ranges
  • Topic Scores: tailored topic scores for key sections
  • Answers Tab: easily review answers to questions
  • Action Tabs: email or call applicants with one click
  • Interview Guides: tailored question prompts
  • Development: recommendations for improvement

All content shown for each measure across all sections can be tailored to your needs, using your preferred language.

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Combining Skills Testing
with Soft Skills Assessments

When combined with personality and aptitude testing, you can get actionable insight as to whether candidates are willing and able to do the job, along with their relative strength in a required skill.

Our team of workplace psychologists partner with you to identify the qualities AND skills required for job success, and build personalized assessments that measure those.

About The Writers

This Microsoft PowerPoint skills test is a HighMatch native offering, developed by our team of expert technical writers with 20+ years of experience, including developing content directly for Microsoft.

It has been rigorously tested by HighMatch’s in-house I/O psychologists and follows Microsoft’s instructional design to measure PowerPoint proficiency across five major domains and 18 different objectives.  These I-O’s specialize in the creation and delivery of legally compliant, highly predictive talent assessments and skills tests.

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