Uber Analytics Test

Learn to ace the Uber Analytics Test with flying colors via a step-by-step teaching approach
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Published 2/2016 English

Course Description

***COURSE COMPLETED UPDATED TO INCLUDE NEW QUESTIONS FROM VERSION 3.1 OF THE TEST***

*** NOW with 3 CSVs and 20 additional questions and answers for Version 3.1 of the test ***

The Uber Analytics Test is the second test in the entire interview for General Manager, Associate General Manager, Operations and Logistics Manager and Marketing Manager positions at Uber.

If you pass the recruiter screen, the next step is to do this 2 hour timed online analytics test.

As part of this course, we will walk you step by step on how to ace this exam through a bunch of course materials and video content.

Course Outline

  1. Test Details – Here we will cover what to expect on the test.
  2. Preparation Plan – We will walk through a detailed preparation plan on how you should study for the test. 
  3. Theory - Here we’ll go through theory around Uber’s business model, pricing strategy, metrics etc.
  4. Quantitative Questions – First CSV - On the test you will be presented with 2 CSVs. Questions are based on them and we’ll cover both a number of questions and answers in this section.
  5. Quantitative Questions – Second CSV - We’ll go through questions and answers based on the second file in this section.
  6. General Multiple Choice Questions - We’ll then look at general questions aimed at your knowledge of Uber’s business as a whole.
  7. Short Answers – We’ll cover short answers that you’ll be expected to write.
  8. Long Answers - We’ll cover long answers that you’ll be expected to write.
  9. Additional Questions and Answers - 10 additional questions and answers from Version 3.1 of the test and for extra practice.
  10. Version 3.1 of the Test – We’ll discuss a new CSV that you’ll get on the test and questions and answers regarding the same. 
  11. Conclusion - We’ll finally conclude the course in this section with some last minute tips.

What You'll Get

  1. 300 page detailed presentation that walks you step by step on what needs to be done.
  2. 2 downloadable CSVs and Excel files that you will get on the exam.
  3. 1 downloadable CSV for Version 3.1 of the test.
  4. 1 hour of video that walks you through everything.
  5. 24/7 support on the actual test.
  6. Free Uber Analytics Test eBook 

Course Details

  • Review the different Uber positions covered in this video, including: Operations and Logistics, Marketing Manager, General Manager, Associate General Manger, Marketing Manager
  • Discuss Surge Pricing - an extremely important concept on the exam. 
  • Discuss Uber metrics and terms, including:
    • Completed Trips
    • Demand
    • Dispatch
    • Driver
    • Driver Supply
    • ETA
    • Eyeballs
    • Fare
    • Idle Time
    • Peak Hours
    • Requests
    • Rider
    • Surge Pricing
    • Working Shifts
    • Zeros
  • Covers many many multiple choice questions found in the Uber Excel analytics test, including:
    • Between the 1st and the 5th of February, which date has the most completed trips?
    • What hour of the day had the most completed trips on February 11th?
    • What hour of the day from the 15 day period in February had the least number of requests?
    • What is the percentage of all of the eyeballs that occurred on Fridays?
    • What is the weighted average of requests per driver for the 15 day data set?
    • Drivers' schedules are drafted in 4 hour shifts, and Uber wants to change this to 8 hour shifts. Calculate which shift has the highest request for the 15 day data set.
    • When the number of unique drivers increases so does the number of eyeballs?
    • On which day is the ratio the highest for the number of completed trips to requests?
    • If you had 10 drivers to add to one hour throughout the 15 day data set, which hour would you add them to?
    • How many hours of data are in this data set?
    • Use the data to determine when the best end-of-day is for drivers.
  • Sample of short and long answer questions and an approach to answer them: 
    • What is surge-pricing is and the main reasons behind why it's a good choice for Uber.
    • Convince a non Uber driver to switch to become an Uber driver.
    • Write a letter aimed at Uber drivers to encourage them to accept more requests.
  • 10 additional practice problems, including:
    • What is the probability of an Uber driver accepting your request?
    • How many years will it take for UberBlack drivers to outnumber UberX drivers?
    • What will be the change in Uber revenue after a fare increase?
    • If Uber starts a promo, what is the maximum amount of fare reduction before loss of revenue?
    • What is the maximum number of possible Uber candidates, given Uber’s eligible driver policy?
    • What is the minimum number of possible Uber candidates, given Uber’s eligible driver policy?
    • What is the probability of a Uber passenger getting to choose their seat first?
    • Would an UberBlack vehicle beat Usain Bolt at the 100 meter sprint?
    • What is the individual bill of an Uber trip split proportionally by trip distance?
    • How many license plates in New York do not have any repeating numbers?
  • 10 additional questions covering Version 3.1 of the test


What are the requirements?

  • Know how to use excel

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Ace the Uber Analytics Test with flying colors
  • Understand the format, structure and types of questions you will get on the exam
  • Practice with over 50 questions

What is the target audience?

  • People who have been asked to take the Uber Analytics Test as part of their Uber interview

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Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction
02:34

We'll talk about the course outline here.

00:40

Here we will see what materials are available with this class. 

Section 2: Section 1 - Test Details
01:42

We'll walk through an overview of the test in this video.

01:00

We will discuss the different versions of the test that are being offered. 

Section 3: Section 2 - Preparation Plan
01:38

We'll talk about a few tips on managing your time on the exam and also a preparation plan to studying. 

Section 4: Section 3 - Theory
00:33

The first step to understanding Uber is to understand an "On Demand Economy".

00:46

We'll walk through Uber's business model in this video.

00:19

We will see Uber's leaked metrics document in this lecture so that you get an idea of what to expect on the test. 

02:21

We'll define all of Uber's metrics in this lecture.

Theory - Workflow for an Uber Customer
01:21
01:32

One of the most important concepts that Uber uses is called Surge pricing. We'll understand the same in this and the next few lectures.

01:31

In this class, we'll look at the net effect of surge pricing. You will get many multiple choice questions and answers on this.

00:37

We'll also look at a case in which no surge kicks in when demand is high and what happens to the overall economy.

Theory - Driver Issues - Tips and Tricks
00:40
Theory - Driver Issues - Ratings and Cancellations
00:41
Theory - Driver Issues - Complaints
01:14
Theory - Fleet Utilization
01:12
Section 5: Section 4 - Quantitative questions based on the first CSV file
01:16

We'll start with giving you some tips on getting organized on the test with your CSV, so that you can move fast.

00:44

In this lecture, we'll understand the breakdown of the CSV and how its structured.

01:14

Question 1 based on the first CSV file is what we'll start with. You will understand how to attack questions right away.

00:57

We will then go straight into question 2 and build upon our knowledge of what we've started.

00:50

The questions get harder as we move deeper into the course and Question 3 is an example of the same.

00:57

We then move onto question # 4 in this section where we're deep into pivot tables and other fun stuff.

01:01

We'll look at percentage related questions in this section.

01:18

In this lecture, we'll look at weighted average questions.

01:03

Then we move onto looking at questions based on driver's shifts.

01:01

We will look at questions related to correlation.

01:07

Then we'll look at ratio questions.

01:28

How do we add drivers to a day. We'll look at that next.

00:31

We'll see another way to do so in this lecture.

00:39

Some low hanging fruit is what we'll look at next.

00:58

Curious about what "end of day" is. We'll look at that next.

00:55

How do we find the busiest periods in our data? We'll look at that here.

Section 6: Section 5 - Quantitative questions based on the second CSV file
00:37

Here its all about the second CSV and we'll understand how to get organized with this CSV.

00:41

Similar to the first CSV, we will understand the second CSV before proceeding.

01:22

How do we deal with driver bonuses is what we will look at in this section.

00:58

We'll look at the different type of bonus in this lecture.

00:47

We will compare promotions in this lecture.

00:57

How does Uber give our rewards is what we'll look at in this lecture.

01:31

Calculating the net income for a driver is what we will look at here.

02:06
We'll build upon this question and look at updates to the net income here.
Section 7: Section 6 - General multiple questions and answers
00:45

In this section, we will go through 16 general multiple choice questions and answers that you will be expected to answer on the exam. The exam will contain between 8 - 10 questions.

00:58

When do you think a driver should go online?

00:36

What should a driver focus on if he or she wants to increase his or her daily fare amount?

00:57

What efficiency based metrics should Uber focus on?

01:19

How do we judge whether a promotion was successful or not?

00:47

When should customers apply a promotion?

01:42

How do we filter out how many drivers are allowed to drive?

00:41

Drivers want to increase their fare. How do we help them?

00:32

What could cause a really bad driver experience?

00:47

When should surge pricing kick in?

01:09

Which metrics change when surge kicks in?

01:20

How do we judge whether a driver was successful or not?

00:30

What do customers hate the most when it comes to driving?

01:23

Why surge pricing?

01:12

Which metrics are the least relevant towards a particular scenario?

01:40

During peak demand hours, what metrics go up?

01:02

Which metrics affect surge pricing?

Section 8: Section 7 - Short answer questions and answers
00:27

On the exam, you will get 3-6 short and long answer questions. We'll go through them in this section.

01:36

Definitional questions is what we will see here. E.g. - What is Surge pricing?

01:01

How do you convince drivers to join Uber?

01:31

How do we engage local community groups with Uber?

01:37

How do you respond to city officials?

01:29

How do you build a community among drivers?

00:53

In this lecture, I'll cover a few extra questions that you can practice with.

Section 9: Section 8 - Long answer questions and answers
00:31

This video is about long answer questions. Most likely you will get only 1 on the exam, but you should be prepared in case you get more. We'll cover them here.

01:52

Writing a letter to drivers is what we will see here.

02:16

Write a letter to partners regarding Uber's new services.

01:02

Oops. A driver did something bad. You've got to fix it.

00:52

I'll give you a few more questions to practice with in this lecture.

Section 10: Section 9 - Additional Difficult Questions and Answers
00:52

We'll look at a number of new questions and answers in this section that Uber has started adding to newer versions of the test. 

01:46

What is the probability that the driver furthest from your location will accept your request? 

01:23

How many years will it take for there to be more UberBlack vehicles? 

01:21

What will the change in revenue be after a fare increase? 

02:40

If Uber starts a promo, what is the maximum fare reduction percentage before Uber starts to lose revenue? 

01:24

What is the highest number of eligible candidates based on criteria given to you?

02:14

What is the minimum number of eligible candidates based on criteria given to you?

00:59

In a round of rock paper scissors, what is the probability that the round will be a draw? 

01:49

Who will win a race between Usain Bolt and an Uber Car?

01:09

How much will a particular rider pay when sharing a car with 2 others?

01:00

How many plates don’t have any repeating numbers in New York city uber cars?

Section 11: Section 10 - Version 3.1 of the Test
00:56

We will introduce version 3.1 of the test and the the difference between version 2

01:56

We will understand the the Version 3.1. CSV and what it contains.

Question 1
00:36
Question 2
00:56
Question 3
01:14
Question 4
01:02
Question 5
00:57
Question 6
01:12

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