ISTQB - Agile Ext. - Quiz: Chapter 1

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  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Tester's role in iteration planning

    • B. 

      QA team's role in iteration planning

    • C. 

      Developer's role in iteration planning

    • D. 

      Product owner's role in iteration planning

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      The whole team responsible for quality

    • B. 

      The Agile manifesto

    • C. 

      The three amigos

    • D. 

      Colleague engagement champions

  • 3. 
    Agile development is about responding to change over following a plan.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    A meeting at the end of each iteration to discuss what was successful, what could be improved and how to incorporate those improvements and retain the successes in future iterations.
    • A. 

      Retrospective

    • B. 

      Iteration review

    • C. 

      Iteration planning

    • D. 

      Lessons learned meeting

  • 5. 
    Agile development is about individuals and interaction over processes and tools.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Match the following
    • A. Static code analysis, compiling, unit testing, deployment, integration testing and reporting are all automated activities in what process?
    • A.
    • B. Match the following agile value, from the Agile Manifesto, with it's traditional counterpart: Responding to Change (over)
    • B.
    • C. Which statement best reflects one of the values of the Agile Manifesto?
    • C.
    • D. Changes can be triggered during release planning. What are external factors that drive change?
    • D.
    • E. Which concept supports the 2nd Value in the Agile Manifesto: Working software over comprehensive documentation.
    • E.
  • 7. 
    In Scrum, this person represents the customer and generates, maintains and prioritizes the product backlog. This person is NOT the team lead.
    • A. 

      Tester

    • B. 

      Developer

    • C. 

      Product Owner

    • D. 

      Customer Liason

  • 8. 
    It allows the testers to send quick feedback to the developers on the quality of the code.
    • A. 

      Continuous integration

    • B. 

      Test cases

    • C. 

      Defect reports

    • D. 

      Risk analysis

  • 9. 
    It defines and re-defines the product backlog. It involves taking user stories and breaking them down into smaller, more manageable stories. It provides the basis for a testing approach and test plan spanning across all iterations.
    • A. 

      Release planning

    • B. 

      Three amigos meeting

    • C. 

      Test basis

    • D. 

      Backlog grooming

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      'The Power of Three' in terms of the Whole-Team Approach

    • B. 

      The values of the Agile Manifesto

    • C. 

      Concept that highlights the 'Whole-Team Approach'

    • D. 

      Tester's role in iteration planning

  • 11. 
    In Scrum, this is the discipline required to only focus on tasks, requirements and features that are part of the sprint backlog.
    • A. 

      Timeboxing

    • B. 

      INVEST

    • C. 

      Retrospective

    • D. 

      Sprint

  • 12. 
    Match the following agile value, from the Agile Manifesto, with it's traditional counterpart: Customer Collaboration (over)→ Collaborating directly with customers improves likelihood of understanding exactly what the customer requires
    • A. 

      Contract Negotiation

    • B. 

      Detailed documentation

    • C. 

      Processes and tools

    • D. 

      Working software

  • 13. 
    • A. 

      Customer satisfaction is the highest priority.

    • B. 

      Deliver working software quickly.

    • C. 

      Build value into the team.

    • D. 

      Test everything to ensure it is working.

  • 14. 
    A user story creation technique:
    • A. 

      Timeboxing

    • B. 

      INVEST (independent, negotiable, valuable, estimable, small & testable).

    • C. 

      Retrospective

    • D. 

      Sprint

  • 15. 
    In Scrum, this is when the product backlog evolves from sprint to sprint.
    • A. 

      Backlog refinement

    • B. 

      Extreme Programming

    • C. 

      Continuous integration

    • D. 

      Rapid feedback

  • 16. 
    More useful than detailed documentation
    • A. 

      Working software

    • B. 

      Customer collaboration

    • C. 

      Processes and tools

    • D. 

      Following a plan

  • 17. 
    • A. 

      3C Concept

    • B. 

      Planning poker

    • C. 

      Kanban board

    • D. 

      Story points

  • 18. 
    • A. 

      Transparency

    • B. 

      Daily reporting

    • C. 

      Status updates

    • D. 

      Spring meetings

  • 19. 
    Match the following
    • A. In Kanban, what is a station?
    • A.
    • B. What is a product backlog?
    • B.
    • C. What is the main benefit of continuous integration?
    • C.
    • D. What is a risk or drawback of continuous integration?
    • D.
    • E. Changes can be triggered during release planning. What are internal factors that drive change?
    • E.
  • 20. 
    • A. What is iteration planning?
    • A.
    • B. What is the Product Owner in Scrum?
    • B.
    • C. Which statement best reflects one of the values of the Agile Manifesto?
    • C.
    • D. Which is is one of the 12 Principles captured in the Agile Manifesto?
    • D.
    • E. Who should be assisting the testers in creating acceptance tests?
    • E.
  • 21. 
    XP: Extreme Programming
    • A. 

      An advantage of having the whole team responsible for quality

    • B. 

      An agile approach that embraces 5 values of development: communication, simplicity, feedback, courage and respect

    • C. 

      A testers role in release planning.

    • D. 

      A risk or drawback of continuous integration.

  • 22. 
    • A. 

      A set of highest priority items that will be addressed during that sprint.

    • B. 

      All product tasks required to complete the project.

    • C. 

      The basis for a testing approach and test plan spanning across all iterations.

    • D. 

      Impediments that keep the team from properly using the Scrum framework.

  • 23. 
    Match the following
    • A. What is timeboxing?
    • A.
    • B. Which agile approach describes principles as added guidelines: humanity, economics, mutual benefit, self-similarity, improvement, diversity, reflection, flow, opportunity, redundancy, failure, quality, baby steps and accepted responsibility?
    • B.
    • C. What is a product increment?
    • C.
    • D. Match the following agile value, from the Agile Manifesto, with it's traditional counterpart: Individuals and Interaction (over)
    • D.
  • 24. 
    In Kanban, the value chain is visualized by this. Each column shows a related set of activities. Items to be produced or tasks to be completed are symbolized by tickets moving from left to right.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    On a Kanban Board, these are columns that represent a set of related activities. (Example: Development or Testing).
    • A. 

      Station

    • B. 

      Sticky notes

    • C. 

      WIP

    • D. 

      Tasks

  • 26. 
    Match the following
    • A. What is 'transparency' in Scrum?
    • A.
    • B. What is a sprint?
    • B.
    • C. What is an advantage of having the whole team responsible for quality?
    • C.
    • D. Match the following agile value, from the Agile Manifesto, with it's traditional counterpart: Working Software (over)
    • D.
    • E. Which statement best reflects one of the values of the Agile Manifesto?
    • E.
  • 27. 
    In Scrum, timeboxing is the discipline required to only focus on tasks, requirements and features that are part of the sprint backlog.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False