[ISTQB Mexico Study Group 2] Chaps 1 To 4

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This quiz covers material from Chapter 1 through Chapter 4 and is based on quizzes found on this page.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Designing the test environment set-up and identifying any required infrastructure and tools are a part of which phase
    • A. 

      Test Implementation and execution

    • B. 

      Test Analysis and Design

    • C. 

      Evaluating the Exit Criteria and reporting

    • D. 

      Test Closure Activities

  • 2. 
    Test Implementation and execution has which of the following major tasks? i. Developing and prioritizing test cases, creating test data, writing test procedures and optionally preparing the test harnesses and writing automated test scripts. ii. Creating the test suite from the test cases for efficient test execution. iii. Verifying that the test environment has been set up correctly. iv. Determining the exit criteria.
    • A. 

      I,ii,iii are true and iv is false

    • B. 

      I,,iv are true and ii is false

    • C. 

      I,ii are true and iii,iv are false

    • D. 

      Ii,iii,iv are true and i is false

  • 3. 
    A Test Plan Outline contains which of the following:- i. Test Items ii. Test Scripts iii. Test Deliverables iv. Responsibilities
    • A. 

      I,ii,iii are true and iv is false

    • B. 

      I,iii,iv are true and ii is false

    • C. 

      Ii,iii are true and i and iv are false

    • D. 

      I,ii are false and iii , iv are true

  • 4. 
    Which of the following statements regarding static testing is false:
    • A. 

      Static testing requires the running of tests through the code

    • B. 

      Static testing includes desk checking

    • C. 

      Static testing includes techniques such as reviews and inspections

    • D. 

      Static testing can give measurements such as cyclomatic complexity

  • 5. 
    Verification involves which of the following: i. Helps to check the Quality of the built productii. Helps to check that we have built the right product.iii. Helps in developing the productiv. Monitoring tool wastage and obsoleteness.
    • A. 

      I,ii,iii,iv are true

    • B. 

      I is true and ii,iii,iv are false

    • C. 

      I,ii,iii are true and iv is false

    • D. 

      Ii is true and i,iii,iv are false

  • 6. 
    Component Testing is also called as:i. Unit Testing ii. Program Testing iii. Module Testing iv. System Component Testing
    • A. 

      I,ii,iii are true and iv is false

    • B. 

      I,ii,iii,iv are false

    • C. 

      I,ii,iv are true and iii is false

    • D. 

      All of above are true

  • 7. 
    Which test principle states that "A small number of modules contain most of the defects discovered during pre-release testing or show the most operational failures"
    • A. 

      Defect clustering

    • B. 

      Early testing

    • C. 

      Pesticide paradox

    • D. 

      Testing shows presence of defects

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is true about Formal Review or Inspection: i. Led by Trained Moderator (not the author).ii. No Pre Meeting Preparationsiii. Formal Follow up process.iv. Main Objective is to find defects
    • A. 

      Ii is true and i,iii,iv are false

    • B. 

      I,iii,iv are true and ii is false

    • C. 

      I,iii,iv are false and ii is true

    • D. 

      Iii is true and i,ii,iv are false

  • 9. 
    List in correct order the phases of formal review process: i. Planning ii. Review Meeting iii. Rework iv. Individual Preparations v. Kick Off vi. Follow Up
    • A. 

      I,ii,iii,iv,v,vi

    • B. 

      Vi,i,ii,iii,iv,v

    • C. 

      I,v,iv,ii,iii,vi

    • D. 

      I,ii,iii,v,iv,vi

  • 10. 
    White Box Techniques are also called as:
    • A. 

      Structural Testing

    • B. 

      Design Based Testing

    • C. 

      Error Guessing Technique

    • D. 

      Experience Based Technique

  • 11. 
    Exhaustive Testing is
    • A. 

      Is impractical but possible

    • B. 

      Is practically possible

    • C. 

      Is impractical and impossible

    • D. 

      Is always possible

  • 12. 
    Which of the following is not a part of the Test Implementation and Execution Phase
    • A. 

      Creating test suites from the test cases

    • B. 

      Executing test cases either manually or by using test execution tools

    • C. 

      Comparing actual results

    • D. 

      Designing the Tests

  • 13. 
    One of the coverage goals for the project is 100% decision coverage.The following 3 tests have been executed for the control flow graph below.Test A covers path: A, B, D, F, GTest B covers path: A, C, F, GTest C covers path: A, C, F, C, F, C, F, GWhich of the following statements related to the decision coverage goal iscorrect?
    • A. 

      Decision D has not been tested completely.

    • B. 

      100% decision coverage has been achieved.

    • C. 

      100% decision coverage has been achieved.

    • D. 

      Decision F not been tested completely

  • 14. 
    A bank application determines the creditworthiness of customers. Theapplication uses a set of rules to determine the upper limit of the creditamount. Which of the following black-box test design techniques is best fortesting the application?
    • A. 

      Decision table testing

    • B. 

      State transition testing

    • C. 

      Use case testing

    • D. 

      Equivalence partitioning

  • 15. 
    Which one of the following examples describes a typical benefit of staticanalysis supported by tools?
    • A. 

      Static analysis supported by tools may find defects prior to manual test execution.

    • B. 

      Static analysis supported by tools prevents business analysts and requirement engineers building software models (e.g. state transition diagrams), which do not match the requirements.

    • C. 

      By using static analysis tools user acceptance testing can be shortened because the users need to execute less tests

    • D. 

      By performing static analysis of the code supported by tools the need for the developers doing unit testing is decreased.

  • 16. 
    A test team consistently finds between 90% and 95% of the defects present in the system under test. While the test manager understands that this is a good defect-detection percentage for her test team and industry, senior management and executives remain disappointed in the test group, saying that the test team misses too many bugs. Given that the users are generallyhappy with the system and that the failures which have occurred have generally been low impact, which of the following testing principles is most likely to help the test manager explain to these managers and executives why some defects are likely to be missed?
    • A. 

      Exhaustive testing is impossible

    • B. 

      Defect clustering

    • C. 

      Pesticide paradox

    • D. 

      Absence-of-errors fallacy

  • 17. 
    Which of the statements below is the best assessment of how the test principles apply across the test life cycle?
    • A. 

      Test principles only affect the preparation for testing

    • B. 

      Test principles only affect test execution activities

    • C. 

      Test principles affect the early test activities such as review

    • D. 

      Test principles affect activities throughout the test life cycle

  • 18. 
    Which of the following is a Key Characteristics of Walk Through?
    • A. 

      Includes Metrics

    • B. 

      Pre Meeting Preparations

    • C. 

      Scenario , Dry Run , Peer Group

    • D. 

      Formal Follow Up Process

  • 19. 
    What can static analysis NOT find?
    • A. 

      The use of a variable before it has been defined

    • B. 

      Unreachable (“dead”) code

    • C. 

      Memory leaks

    • D. 

      Array bound violations

  • 20. 
    When choosing which technique to use in a given situation, which factors should be taken into account?V. previous experience of types of defects found in this or similar systemsW. the existing knowledge of the testersX. regulatory standards that applyY. the type of test execution tool that will be usedZ. the documentation availableAA. previous experience in the development language
    • A. 

      V, W, Y and Z

    • B. 

      U, V, W and Y

    • C. 

      U, X and Y

    • D. 

      V, W and Y

  • 21. 
    Which test basis does not belong to Acceptance Testing?
    • A. 

      User requirements

    • B. 

      Risk analysis reports

    • C. 

      Component requirements

    • D. 

      Use cases

  • 22. 
    Which option best describes objectives for test levels with a life cycle model?
    • A. 

      Objectives are the same for each test level

    • B. 

      The objectives of a test level don't need t be defined in advance

    • C. 

      Each level has objectives specific to that level

    • D. 

      Objectives should be generic for any test level

  • 23. 
    Beta testing is:
    • A. 

      Performed by customers at their own site

    • B. 

      Performed by customers at the software developer's site

    • C. 

      Performed by an independent test team

    • D. 

      Useful to test software developed for a specific customer or user

  • 24. 
    How do experience-based techniques differ from specification-based techniques?
    • A. 

      They depend on the tester's understanding of the way the system is structured rather than on a documented record of what the system should do.

    • B. 

      They depend on having older testers rather than younger testers.

    • C. 

      They depend on a documented record of what the system should do rather than on an individual's personal view.

    • D. 

      They depend on an individual's personal view rather than on a documented record of what the system should do.

  • 25. 
    Which of the following could be a coverage measure for state transition testing?V. All states have been reached.W. The response time for each transaction is adequate.X. Every transition has been exercised.Y. All boundaries have been exercised.Z. Specific sequences of transitions have been exercised.
    • A. 

      X, Y and Z

    • B. 

      V, X, Y and Z

    • C. 

      W,X and Y

    • D. 

      V, X and Z

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