ISTQB Foundation Level Quiz!

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ISTQB Foundation Level Quiz!

The ISTQB exams are just around the corner and if you pass them all you get your certificate and freedom to practice your new-found knowledge. Looking for revision material for it? The quiz below is perfect for testing your understanding so far. Give it a try and all the best!



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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Schedules and deliverables

    • B. 

      Hardware and software

    • C. 

      Entry and exit criteria

    • D. 

      Types of test case

  • 2. 
    What is the concept of introducing a small change to the program and having the effects of that change show up in some test? 
    • A. 

      Introducing mutations

    • B. 

      Performance testing

    • C. 

      A mutation error

    • D. 

      Debugging a program

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      You have discovered every bug in the program

    • B. 

      You have tested every statement, branch, and combination of branches in the program

    • C. 

      You have reached the scheduled ship date

    • D. 

      You have completed every test in the test plan

  • 4. 
    What does Security fall under?
    • A. 

      Compliance testing

    • B. 

      Disaster testing

    • C. 

      Verifying compliance to rules

    • D. 

      Functional testing

    • E. 

      Ease of operations

  • 5. 
    What if the project isn't big enough to justify extensive testing?
    • A. 

      Use automation tool for testing

    • B. 

      Use risk-based analysis to find out which areas need to be tested

    • C. 

      Both a and b

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      That you have tested every statement in the program

    • B. 

      That you have tested every statement and every branch in the program

    • C. 

      That you have tested every IF statement in the program

    • D. 

      That you have tested every combination of values of IF statements in the program

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      Security failures were the result of untested parts of code

    • B. 

      The development team achieved complete statement and branch coverage but missed a serious bug in the MASPAR operating system

    • C. 

      An error in the code was so obscure that you had to test the function with almost every input value to find its two special-case failures

    • D. 

      All the above

  • 8. 
    Which is not in sequence in the 11 Step Software Testing process?
    • A. 

      Assess development plan and status

    • B. 

      Develop the test plan

    • C. 

      Test software design

    • D. 

      Test software requirement

  • 9. 
    Important consequences of the impossibility of complete testing are?
    • A. 

      We can never be certain that the program is bug free

    • B. 

      We have no definite stopping point for testing, which makes it easier for some managers to argue for very little testing

    • C. 

      We have no easy answer for what testing tasks should always be required because every task takes the time that could be spent on other high importance tasks

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    Tools like Change Man and Clear Case are used as?
    • A. 

      Functional automation tools

    • B. 

      Performance testing tools

    • C. 

      Configuration management tools  

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 11. 
    • A. 

      No, the problem is not with testers

    • B. 

      No, the software is not ready for production

    • C. 

      Both a & b

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 12. 
    The selection of test cases for regression testing?
    • A. 

      Requires knowledge on the bug fixes and how it affect the system

    • B. 

      Includes the area of frequent defects

    • C. 

      Includes the area which has undergone many/recent code changes

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 13. 
    What are the key features to be concentrated upon when doing testing for world wide web sites?
    • A. 

      Interaction between html pages

    • B. 

      Performance on the client side

    • C. 

      Security aspects

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 14. 
    What if the project isn't big enough to justify extensive testing? 
    • A. 

      Use risk based analysis to find out which areas need to be tested

    • B. 

      Use automation tool for testing

    • C. 

      Both a and b

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 15. 
    Who is responsible for conducting the test readiness review?
    • A. 

      Project Manager

    • B. 

      Test Engineer

    • C. 

      Test Manager

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 16. 
    Faults found by users are due to?
    • A. 

      Poor quality software

    • B. 

      Poor software and poor testing

    • C. 

      Bad luck

    • D. 

      Insufficient time for testing

  • 17. 
    Which of the following is the odd one out?
    • A. 

      White box

    • B. 

      Glass box

    • C. 

      Structural

    • D. 

      Functional

  • 18. 
    When what is visible to end-users is a deviation from the specific or expected behavior, this is called?
    • A. 

      An error

    • B. 

      A fault

    • C. 

      A failure

    • D. 

      A defect

    • E. 

      A mistake

  • 19. 
    • A. 

      Status accounting of configuration items

    • B. 

      Auditing conformance to ISO9001

    • C. 

      Identification of test versions

    • D. 

      Record of changes to documentation over time

    • E. 

      Controlled library access

  • 20. 
    • A. 

      A dynamic analysis tool

    • B. 

      A test execution tool

    • C. 

      A debugging tool

    • D. 

      A test management tool

    • E. 

      A configuration management tool