CSQA Prep - Chapter 7 Quality Control Practices

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This quiz goes over chapter 7 of the CBOK for the CSQA exam.


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  • 1. 
    • A. 

      System

    • B. 

      UAT

    • C. 

      End to End

    • D. 

      Unit

    • E. 

      Integration

  • 2. 
    Independent test team is comprised of: (choose 3)(7.4)
    • A. 

      Test Owner

    • B. 

      Additional Testers

    • C. 

      Key Testers

    • D. 

      Test Manager

  • 3. 
    Name one thing that the Testers are not responsible for (7.4)
    • A. 

      Planning, capturing and conditioning test data

    • B. 

      Executing Tests

    • C. 

      Preparing test documentation

    • D. 

      Updating analyst and design artifacts

    • E. 

      Tracking and reporting defects

  • 4. 
    What is the definition of validation (7.5)
    • A. 

      Ensures the system operates

    • B. 

      Ensures the system operates according to plan

    • C. 

      Ensures the system is defect free

  • 5. 
    What is the definition of verification (7.5)
    • A. 

      Ensures the system complies with the plan

    • B. 

      Ensures the system is compliant

    • C. 

      Ensures the system is organized

    • D. 

      Ensures the system complies with an organization standard and process

  • 6. 
    Verification requires 5 types of reviews.  Which one is not one of the review types? (7.5)
    • A. 

      Code inspection

    • B. 

      Design

    • C. 

      Test Review

    • D. 

      Functional

    • E. 

      Requirements

  • 7. 
    True or false Static testing is done with executing code (7.5)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    What is the definition of stress test? (7.9)
    • A. 

      Tests the systems ability to process very large amounts of data

    • B. 

      Tests the built in constraints of the system such as internal table size

    • C. 

      Tests the systems ability to meet performance standards

  • 9. 
    What is the definition of Volume testing? (7.9)
    • A. 

      Tests the systems ability to process very large amounts of data

    • B. 

      Tests the systems ability to meet performance standards

    • C. 

      Tests the built in constraints of the system such as internal table size

  • 10. 
    What is the definition of performance testing? (7.9)
    • A. 

      Tests the build in constraints of the system such as internal table size

    • B. 

      Tests the systems ability to process very large amounts of data

    • C. 

      Tests the systems ability to meet performance standards

  • 11. 
    • A. 

      Informal, Semiformal, Formal

    • B. 

      Unofficial, Proper, Reserved

    • C. 

      Start, Mid, Final

  • 12. 
    There are 3 rules that apply to all reviews, which one is not one of them?  (7.11)
    • A. 

      All members of the review team are responsible for the results of the review

    • B. 

      Identify who is going to be accountable for what actions.

    • C. 

      The product is reviewed not the producer

    • D. 

      Defects and issues are identified, not corrected during the session

  • 13. 
    This type of review is used to examine a product during a specific time period of it's life cycle. (7.11)
    • A. 

      Checkpoint

    • B. 

      In Process

    • C. 

      Phase End

    • D. 

      Test Readiness

  • 14. 
    This review's objective is to evaluate a system as it is being specified, designed, implemented and tested. (7.11)
    • A. 

      Critical Design

    • B. 

      In Process

    • C. 

      Software Requirements

    • D. 

      Checkpoint

  • 15. 
    This review looks at the product for the main purpose of determining whether to continue with planned activities. (7.11)
    • A. 

      Checkpoint Reviews

    • B. 

      Phase End Review

    • C. 

      Critical Design Review

    • D. 

      Test Readiness Review

  • 16. 
    This review verifies and approved the documented software requirements for the purpose of establishing a baseline and identifying analysis package (7.12)
    • A. 

      Test Readiness Review

    • B. 

      Critical Design Review

    • C. 

      Software Requirements Review

    • D. 

      Checkpoint Review

  • 17. 
    This review baselines the detailed design specification (7.12)
    • A. 

      In Process Review

    • B. 

      Test Readiness Review

    • C. 

      Checkpoint Review

    • D. 

      Critical Design Review

  • 18. 
    This review is performed when the appropriate application components are near completion.  It determines the readiness of the application or project for system and acceptance testing.(7.12)
    • A. 

      Phase End Review

    • B. 

      Test Readiness Review

    • C. 

      Critical Design Review

    • D. 

      In Process Review

  • 19. 
    Validation represents __________ Testing (7.20)
  • 20. 
    Verification represents ___________ Testing (7.20)
  • 21. 
    • A. 

      Code Walk Thru's

    • B. 

      Design Walk Thru's

    • C. 

      Requirements tracing

    • D. 

      Feasability Reviews

    • E. 

      Code Inspections

  • 22. 
    When you can see everything from branch to branch that is called __________ box testing (7.22)
  • 23. 
    Name some different types of Validation Techniques (7.22)
    • A. 

      System Test

    • B. 

      String Test

    • C. 

      Acceptance Test

    • D. 

      Integraions Test

    • E. 

      Unit Test

  • 24. 
    • A. 

      Did we overspend our budget?

    • B. 

      Was the quality what we expected?

    • C. 

      Did we make it on schedule?

    • D. 

      Did the process work?

    • E. 

      Was there any fallout?

  • 25. 
    • A. 

      Process Control

    • B. 

      Data Manipulation

    • C. 

      Computer Hardware

    • D. 

      Sensor and Signal Processing

    • E. 

      Advanced Mathmatical Models

  • 26. 
    Tactical risks are divided into 3 categories, what are they? (7.17)
    • A. 

      Structure, technical, resource

    • B. 

      Size, technical, structure

    • C. 

      Resource, timeline, knowledge

  • 27. 
    The risks assoicated with the application and the methodes used to build it are called _______ risks
  • 28. 
    When determining when testing should occur there are 4 phases, which one listed is not one of them? (7.18)
    • A. 

      Maintenance

    • B. 

      Program

    • C. 

      Test

    • D. 

      Design

    • E. 

      Maintenance

  • 29. 
    • A. 

      Developmental process and test process

    • B. 

      Test planning process and test execution process

    • C. 

      Requirements development process and programming process

    • D. 

      Test planning process and acceptance test planning process

    • E. 

      System design process and system programming process

  • 30. 
    Testers are responsible for: (choose more than 1) 7.4
    • A. 

      Test execution

    • B. 

      Developing test cases and procedures

    • C. 

      Preparing test documentation

    • D. 

      Defect reoprting

    • E. 

      Reviewing analyst and design artifacts

  • 31. 
    What is the primary objective of configure management? (7.27)
    • A. 

      To get the right change installed on time

    • B. 

      To get the right fix installed at the right time

    • C. 

      To get the right change installed within budget

    • D. 

      To get the right change installed at the right time

  • 32. 
    The _______  of a defect is assigned objectively (7.31)
  • 33. 
    The ________ of a defect is assigned subjectively (7.31)
  • 34. 
    There are 8 considerations that provide the framework for developing testing tactics, name 4 of them (7.14)
    • A. 

      Acquire and study the test strategy

    • B. 

      Build the system test plan

    • C. 

      Identify the tactical risks

    • D. 

      Determine the project scope

    • E. 

      Determine the type of software systems

  • 35. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 36. 
    • A. 

      Unit, System, Full

    • B. 

      System, Regional, Unit

    • C. 

      Unit, Regional Full

    • D. 

      Full, System, Regional

  • 37. 
    Testing a string of units that accomplish a specific function in the application is called _________ Testing
  • 38. 
    Structural testing is considered   ________  ________ testing (2 words)  (7.25)
  • 39. 
    Functional testing is considered ________ _________ testing
  • 40. 
    • A. 

      The documentation system should be updated with all change sheets or change registers and printouts.

    • B. 

      Developers should make the change

    • C. 

      Someone independent of the person who designed and made the change should be responsible for testing the final revised program

    • D. 

      The change should be discussed to determine the impact on the project

  • 41. 
    Defects are used for ________ improvement (7.33)
  • 42. 
    • A. 

      Schedule the correction

    • B. 

      Determine if discrepancy is a defect

    • C. 

      Report the resolution

    • D. 

      Assign the defect to a developer

    • E. 

      Prioritize the correction

  • 43. 
    The Red Sox play in Fenway Park
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False