Do You Know Loadrunner?

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  • 1. 
    What is the LoadRunner term that describes the time a user pauses between steps?
    • A. 

      Pacing

    • B. 

      User Delay

    • C. 

      Think time

    • D. 

      Navigation time


  • 2. 
    What is the first stage of load testing process?
    • A. 

      Plan the load test

    • B. 

      Create the scenario

    • C. 

      Execute the scenario

    • D. 

      Create VuGen scripts


  • 3. 
    Which file type has an extension .lrr?
    • A. 

      Script

    • B. 

      Results

    • C. 

      Analysis

    • D. 

      Scenario


  • 4. 
    Which LoadRunner component runs the vuser that generates the load?
    • A. 

      VuGen

    • B. 

      Analysis

    • C. 

      Controller

    • D. 

      Load Generator / Host


  • 5. 
    Which statement is an example of a conceptual goal?
    • A. 

      The application’s update function should still work under heavy load

    • B. 

      The update transaction must attain 200 concurrent users during peak time

    • C. 

      The search transaction should respond within 5 seconds during normal usage

    • D. 

      The login transaction should respond within 4 seconds or less during heavy usage


  • 6. 
    Which term defines the end-to-end measurement of time when one or more steps are completed?
    • A. 

      Transaction

    • B. 

      Action section

    • C. 

      Business Process

    • D. 

      Business Verification


  • 7. 
    What is the first indication of a performance problem?
    • A. 

      The network delay time is above 15ms

    • B. 

      The DNS is not resolving the machine name

    • C. 

      The Web server's available memory drops below 1 GB

    • D. 

      The end user experiences higher than expected response time


  • 8. 
    Which file defines the Vusers to execute,the number of Vusers to run,the goals of the test,the computer that hosts the Vusers,and the conditions under which to run the load test?
    • A. 

      Script

    • B. 

      Group

    • C. 

      Session

    • D. 

      Scenario


  • 9. 
    Which performance test objective is met when determining the cause of performance degradation?
    • A. 

      Reliability

    • B. 

      Regression

    • C. 

      Acceptance

    • D. 

      Capacity planning

    • E. 

      Product evaluation

    • F. 

      Bottleneck identification


  • 10. 
    What are advantages of using automated load tests over manual load tests? (Select three.)
    • A. 

      Repeatability

    • B. 

      Easier to scale

    • C. 

      Improved validity

    • D. 

      Increased hardware resources

    • E. 

      Simplicity of gathering analysis data


  • 11. 
    Which tool is used to manage and maintain a scenario?
    • A. 

      VuGen

    • B. 

      Analysis

    • C. 

      Controller

    • D. 

      Load generator


  • 12. 
    Which Analysis graph details transaction response times throughout the test?
    • A. 

      Transactions per Second

    • B. 

      Average Transaction Response Time

    • C. 

      Transaction Response Time Under Load

    • D. 

      Transaction Response Time (distribution)


  • 13. 
    Which types of reports can be automatically generated in the Analysis tool? (Select two.)
    • A. 

      HTML

    • B. 

      MS Excel

    • C. 

      MS Word

    • D. 

      Adobe PDF

    • E. 

      Crystal Report

    • F. 

      Rich Text Format


  • 14. 
    Which option in the Analysis tool allows you to focus on a specific measurement within your graph?
    • A. 

      Drill Down

    • B. 

      Apply Filter

    • C. 

      Merge Graphs

    • D. 

      Auto Correlate


  • 15. 
    During the run of a scenario, which LoadRunner component stores the performance monitoring data?
    • A. 

      Analysis

    • B. 

      Controller

    • C. 

      File server

    • D. 

      Load generator / Host


  • 16. 
    Which scenario execution run is used to verity the load limit before more resources are required?
    • A. 

      Debug

    • B. 

      Full Load

    • C. 

      Top Time

    • D. 

      Scalability


  • 17. 
    Where in the Run-time settings can you define to only send messages when an error occurs?
    • A. 

      General: Log

    • B. 

      General: Run Logic

    • C. 

      General: Miscellaneous

    • D. 

      General: Additional Attributes


  • 18. 
    Which scenario execution run allows you to verify the system performs as expected under load?
    • A. 

      Debug

    • B. 

      Full Load

    • C. 

      Top Time

    • D. 

      Scalability


  • 19. 
    Where you specify to iterate a script 10 times, which sections of the script are iterated?
    • A. 

      Group

    • B. 

      Action

    • C. 

      Vuser_init

    • D. 

      Vuser_end


  • 20. 
    Where are the results stored during the run of a scenario?
    • A. 

      Analysis

    • B. 

      Controller

    • C. 

      Utility server

    • D. 

      Load generator


  • 21. 
    How can you validate that the LoadRunner Agent is running on the load generator?
    • A. 

      Port 443 will be open

    • B. 

      The MIFW.exe process will be running

    • C. 

      The radar dish will appear in the system tray

    • D. 

      The load generator will be pinged using the name/DNS/IP


  • 22. 
    You want to control the delay between iterations. Where do you set this in the Run-time settings?
    • A. 

      General: Pacing

    • B. 

      General: Think Time

    • C. 

      Network: Speed Simulation

    • D. 

      Browser: Browser Emulation


  • 23. 
    Which HTTP error code indicates that an individual business process is failing under load or the web application itself has crashed?
    • A. 

      200

    • B. 

      403

    • C. 

      401

    • D. 

      500


  • 24. 
    What is an intersection point in a business process?
    • A. 

      Scenario

    • B. 

      Rendezvous

    • C. 

      Transaction

    • D. 

      Service level agreement


  • 25. 
    Which Run-time settings node is available to all protocols?
    • A. 

      General

    • B. 

      Browser

    • C. 

      Network

    • D. 

      Internet Protocol


  • 26. 
    Where in the Runtime settings would you set your script to run 10 iterations?
    • A. 

      General: Run Logic

    • B. 

      General: Miscellaneous

    • C. 

      Browser: Browser Emulation

    • D. 

      Internet Protocol: Preferences


  • 27. 
    While running a script in the Controller you notice a scripting error. While the scenario is still open, you return to VuGen, make the coding modification & save the script. What do you need to do before running the scenario again?
    • A. 

      Save the scenario

    • B. 

      Refresh the script in the Controller

    • C. 

      Refresh the Run-time settings in the Controller

    • D. 

      Do nothing. The script will automatically refresh


  • 28. 
    Which term refers to a set of actions or user steps performed within an application to accomplish a business goal?
    • A. 

      Transaction

    • B. 

      Vuser script

    • C. 

      Business process

    • D. 

      Business verification


  • 29. 
    What is the appropriate scenario outline if your quantitative goal is to attain 2,500 concurrent users for the Update transaction during peak time?
    • A. 

      Load test should achieve 2,500 users only

    • B. 

      Script should define the Update transaction only

    • C. 

      Script should define the Update transaction, and the load test should achieve 2,500 users

    • D. 

      Script should define the Update transaction, and the load test should achieve 2,500 concurrent users


  • 30. 
    Which tool is used to emulate the steps of real users?
    • A. 

      VuGen

    • B. 

      Analysis

    • C. 

      MI Listener

    • D. 

      Load generator


  • 31. 
    What allows you to gather performance metrics for a variety of major backend system components including firewalls, application servers, and database servers?
    • A. 

      Monitors

    • B. 

      Scenarios

    • C. 

      Transactions

    • D. 

      Service level agreement


  • 32. 
    What is the LoadRunner term for varying values defined in a placeholder that replaces the hard-coded values?
    • A. 

      Variable

    • B. 

      Constant

    • C. 

      Parameter

    • D. 

      Correlation


  • 33. 
    Which performance test finds the behavior and performance of each tier?
    • A. 

      Load test

    • B. 

      Volume test

    • C. 

      Scalability test

    • D. 

      Component test


  • 34. 
    Which LoadRunner tool captures the communication between the browser and web server?
    • A. 

      VuGen

    • B. 

      Analysis

    • C. 

      Controller

    • D. 

      Load generator


  • 35. 

    View the Business Process Profile table for the e-commerce site shown in the exhibit. Which business processes are the most critical to record? (Select Two)
    • A. 

      Sign in

    • B. 

      Checkout

    • C. 

      Contact Us

    • D. 

      View sale items

    • E. 

      View outlet items


  • 36. 

    The exhibit shows a table with the desired number of business processes. Which percentage would be allocated to each business process in order to execute that business process the desired number of times?
    • A. 

      View Children Clothing Item - 20%; View Men Clothing Item - 15%; View Women Clothing Item - 20%; View Household Item - 30%; View Shoes – 15%

    • B. 

      View Children Clothing Item - 2%; View Men Clothing Item -1%; View Women Clothing Item - 2%; View Household Item - 4%; View Shoes – 1%

    • C. 

      View Children Clothing Item - 20%; View Men Clothing Item - 10%; View Women Clothing Item - 20%; View Household item – 40%; View Shoes – 10%

    • D. 

      View Children Clothing Item - 0.2%; View Men Clothing Item - 0.1%; View Women Clothing Item - 0.2%; View Household Item - 0.4%; View Shoes – 0.1%


  • 37. 
    Which step comes after scenario execution in the load testing process?
    • A. 

      Analyze Results

    • B. 

      Rerun the Scenario

    • C. 

      Record the Process

    • D. 

      Fine Tune the System


  • 38. 
    Which LoadRunner component is supported on UNIX?
    • A. 

      VuGen

    • B. 

      Analysis

    • C. 

      Controller

    • D. 

      Load generator


  • 39. 
    Which option in the Analysis tool allows you to compare a measurement in a graph with other measurements during a specific time range of a scenario and view similar trends?
    • A. 

      Drill Down

    • B. 

      Apply Filter

    • C. 

      Merge Graphs

    • D. 

      Auto Correlate


  • 40. 
    Which Analysis graph details transaction response times as a function of load?
    • A. 

      Transactions per Second

    • B. 

      Average Transaction Response Time

    • C. 

      Transaction Response Time Under Load

    • D. 

      Transaction Response Time (distribution)


  • 41. 
    In the Analysis tool, what allows you to modify the scale of the x-axis?
    • A. 

      Think time

    • B. 

      Granularity

    • C. 

      Event type

    • D. 

      Transaction hierarchical path


  • 42. 
    What does the elapsed time in the Scenario Status window refer to?
    • A. 

      The time that has elapsed from when all Vusers have finished Initializing

    • B. 

      The time that has elapsed from when all Vusers were in the running state

    • C. 

      The time that has elapsed from when you press the start Scenario button

    • D. 

      The time that has elapsed from when the first Vusers entered the running state


  • 43. 
    Which scenario type allows you to add, start, and stop Vusers during a scenario run?
    • A. 

      Manual

    • B. 

      Session

    • C. 

      Real Life

    • D. 

      Automated

    • E. 

      User-Defined

    • F. 

      Goal-Oriented


  • 44. 
    On which platform can the Controller be installed?
    • A. 

      UNIX

    • B. 

      Linux

    • C. 

      Windows

    • D. 

      Sun Solaris


  • 45. 
    You are testing an employee time entry system. The project manager has provided you with only 8 weeks to simulate users entering time. Which scenario run mode would you use to ensure that no more than 8 iterations occur?
    • A. 

      Group

    • B. 

      Scenario

    • C. 

      Duration

    • D. 

      Global Schedule

    • E. 

      Real-Life Schedule

    • F. 

      Run until Complete


  • 46. 
    You want to control the amount of delay that a Vuser pauses between executing steps. Where do you set this in the Run-time settings?
    • A. 

      General: Pacing

    • B. 

      General: Think Time

    • C. 

      Network: Speed Simulation

    • D. 

      Browser: Browser Emulation


  • 47. 
    When creating a new scenario, which types of scenarios can be defined? (Select two)
    • A. 

      Manual

    • B. 

      Session

    • C. 

      Real-Life

    • D. 

      Automated

    • E. 

      User-Defined

    • F. 

      Goal Oriented


  • 48. 
    Which performance test determines whether the system handles anticipated real-world load?
    • A. 

      Load test

    • B. 

      Volume test

    • C. 

      Scalability test

    • D. 

      Component test


  • 49. 
    When running a debug run, what should you be looking for?
    • A. 

      System Worms as expected under load

    • B. 

      No errors pertaining to running the load test

    • C. 

      All server CPU and memory utilization below 50%

    • D. 

      Transaction response times that are higher than expected


  • 50. 
    What is a collection of Vusers within a scenario called?
    • A. 

      A set

    • B. 

      A group

    • C. 

      A profile

    • D. 

      A scenario


  • 51. 
    When scheduling a scenario, which run modes are available in the Controller? (Select two)
    • A. 

      Group

    • B. 

      Scenario

    • C. 

      Duration

    • D. 

      Global Schedule

    • E. 

      Real-Life Schedule

    • F. 

      Run Until Complete


  • 52. 
    If you forget to connect to the load generators prior to starting a scenario, what will happen when the START command is issued?
    • A. 

      The Controller will attempt to connect to the load generators then begin the scenario

    • B. 

      An error message will result, stating that connection must first be made to the load generators

    • C. 

      The Vusers will automatically move to the FAILED status, and an error message will be issued

    • D. 

      The Vusers will remain in the DOWN status until connection to the load generator(s) is manually done


  • 53. 
    What is the recommended logging option in the Run-time setting for a full load test?
    • A. 

      Disable

    • B. 

      Standard

    • C. 

      Extended

    • D. 

      Only when an error occurs


  • 54. 
    Which scenario run is recommended to set the Run-time setting to Extended Log, Data Returned by Server?
    • A. 

      Debug

    • B. 

      Full Load

    • C. 

      Top Time

    • D. 

      Scalability


  • 55. 

    Which description describes the schedule shown in the following exhibit?
    • A. 

      He scenario is scheduled by scenario, consisting of two groups: one group with 10 Vusers, the other group with 15 Vusers, the duration action is set for 5 minutes

    • B. 

      The scenario is scheduled by group, consisting of two groups: one group with 10 Vusers, the other group with 15 Vusers, each group has the ramp up is set to 1 Vusers every 5 seconds

    • C. 

      The scenario is scheduled by group, consisting of two groups: one group with 10 Vusers, the other group with 15 Vusers. Each group has the duration action scheduled for 5 minutes

    • D. 

      The scenario is scheduled by scenario, consisting of one group: the ramp up is set to 2 Vusers every 20 seconds. The duration is set to 5 minutes and ramp down is set to 5 Vusers every 30 seconds


  • 56. 

    You are running a 10% load test. The following exhibit shows a list of business processes, the desired number of business processes per hour, and the number of transactions per business process. How many transactions should complete during the one hour full load test?
    • A. 

      2,000

    • B. 

      20,000

    • C. 

      5,500

    • D. 

      380,000


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