ISTQB Testing Certification Exam! Quiz

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ISTQB Testing Certification Exam! Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Which of the following are the KEY characteristics of Walkthrough?
    • A. 

      Pr e-meeting preparations

    • B. 

      Formal follow-up process

    • C. 

      Includes metrics

    • D. 

      Scenario, Dry group, Peer group

  • 2. 
    From the choices below, which one is the ' Confidence testing'?
    • A. 

      Smoke testing

    • B. 

      Sanity Testing

    • C. 

      System testing

    • D. 

      Regression testing

  • 3. 
    Which one of the following life cycle models may have more, fewer or different levels of development and testing ( e.g: there may be component integration testing after component testing ), depending on the project and software product.
    • A. 

      V-Model

    • B. 

      Waterfall Model

    • C. 

      Spiral Model

    • D. 

      RAD Model

  • 4. 
     For the program below,How many test cases are needed to achieve 100% statement(SC) and condition coverage(CC)? if (( temp < 0 ) or (temp >100 ))   {       alert ("Danger")       if (( speed >100 ) and (load <=50))         {              speed = 50;           }    } else       {          check = false ;        }
    • A. 

      SC = 2 ; CC = 5

    • B. 

      SC = 4 ; CC = 5;

    • C. 

      SC = 3 ; CC = 3

    • D. 

      SC = 2 ; CC = 2

  • 5. 
    Which of the following general testing principles are TRUE ?a. Testing of safety - critical software is similar to testing web applications.b. Testing shows the presence of defects but not the absence of defects.c. Testing should start after the completion of key development tasks.d. Testing of combinations of inputs and outputs will find all defects.
    • A. 

      A, b , d are correct ; c is incorrect

    • B. 

      D, c is correct ; a, b are incorrect.

    • C. 

      B is correct ; a, c, d are incorrect .

    • D. 

      B, c are correct ; a, d are incorrect

  • 6. 
    From which one of the following are test conditions derived ?
    • A. 

      Test Design

    • B. 

      Test Cases

    • C. 

      Test Data

    • D. 

      Requirement specifications

  • 7. 
    Which one of the following statements is TRUE ? 
    • A. 

      The more tests you run , the more bugs you will find.

    • B. 

      The fewer the bugs, the better the testing you have done.

    • C. 

      Component testing is a black-box testing , and system testing is white-box testing.

    • D. 

      If you find a lot of bugs while testing, then, you should not be quite confident about the software product.

  • 8. 
    What is a Test Level ?
    • A. 

      One or more test design specification documents.

    • B. 

      A test type.

    • C. 

      A testing technique.

    • D. 

      A group of test activities that are organized together.

  • 9. 
    What is the KEY characteristic of specification-based testing technique?
    • A. 

      Tests are derived based on the tester's skills and experience.

    • B. 

      Tests are derived from models that specify the problem to be solved by the software or its components.

    • C. 

      Tests are derived from the extent of the coverage of structural elements of the system/components.

    • D. 

      Tests are derived from information about how the software is constructed.

  • 10. 
    Which one of the following technique is BEST suited to find the dead code ?
    • A. 

      Statement coverage Tool

    • B. 

      Static Analysis Tool

    • C. 

      Test Management Tool

    • D. 

      Decision coverage Tool

  • 11. 
    Which one  of the following standards give the definitions of the testing terms ?
    • A. 

      IEEE 829

    • B. 

      BS 7925 -1

    • C. 

      BS 7925 - 2

    • D. 

      IEEE 729

  • 12. 
    From the options below, which one is not described in a unit test standard ?
    • A. 

      Equivalence partitioning

    • B. 

      Syntax testing

    • C. 

      Stress testing

    • D. 

      Condition/decision coverage

  • 13. 
    Which of the following is the KEY control task ?
    • A. 

      Scheduling test implementation

    • B. 

      Determining the scope.

    • C. 

      Implementing the test policy.

    • D. 

      Initiating the corrective actions.

  • 14. 
    Which tools needs to interface with the other office automation software in order to generate reports in the format required by the organization ?
    • A. 

      Metrics management tools

    • B. 

      Progress tracking tools

    • C. 

      Test execution tools

    • D. 

      Test management tools

  • 15. 
    What are the various phases of a formal review ?
    • A. 

      Planning ; kick-off ; Review meeting ; defects logging ; Rework ; Follow-up

    • B. 

      Planning ; select personnel ; define entry and exit criteria ; log defects; fix defects; follow-up

    • C. 

      Planning ; Kick-off ; individual preparation ; review meeting ; rework ; follow-up

    • D. 

      Planning ; kick-off ; individual preparation; fix defects ; rework ; exit phase

  • 16. 
    Which set of test data demonstrates  all of the three-value boundaries to check whether a candidate is teenager or not ?
    • A. 

      12, 13, 15, 19, 20, 21

    • B. 

      11, 12, 13 , 19, 20, 21

    • C. 

      12, 13, 14, 18, 19, 20

    • D. 

      10, 11, 12, 17, 18, 19

  • 17. 
    What is the MOST important factor for the success of a review ?
    • A. 

      A reviewed test plan

    • B. 

      Availability of tools to support the review process.

    • C. 

      Trained participants and leaders.

    • D. 

      A separate recorder during the review meeting.

  • 18. 
    According to the ISTQB glossary , what is a Testware?
    • A. 

      A chronological record of relevant details about the execution of tests.

    • B. 

      A document describing the scope, approach , resources and schedule of intended test activities.

    • C. 

      Artifacts produced during the test process required to plan ,design and execute tests , such as documentation, scripts, inputs, expected results , and any additional software or utilities used in testing

    • D. 

      A set of several test cases for a component/system under test, where the postcondition of one test is often used as precondition for the next one.

  • 19. 
    Which of these is a functional test ?
    • A. 

      Measuring response time on an on-line ticket booking system.

    • B. 

      Checking how easy the system is to use.

    • C. 

      Checking the on-line booking screen information and the database contents against the information on the letter to the customers.

    • D. 

      Checking the effort of high volumes of traffic in a call-center system.

  • 20. 
    During which FUNDAMENTAL test  process activity  do we determine if more tests are needed?
    • A. 

      Test implementation and execution

    • B. 

      Test analysis and design

    • C. 

      Test planning and control

    • D. 

      Evaluating test exit criteria

  • 21. 
    Which of the following is the BEST definition of 'complete testing' ?
    • A. 

      You have completed every test in the test plan.

    • B. 

      You have detected every bug in the software .

    • C. 

      You have reached the schedule ship date .

    • D. 

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

  • 22. 
    What is a test design technique ?
    • A. 

      A process of selecting test cases.

    • B. 

      A way to measure the quality of the software.

    • C. 

      A process of determining expected outputs.

    • D. 

      A way to measure in a test plan what has to be done.

  • 23. 
    Which of the following are the KEY tasks of a test leader ?a. Using monitoring tools as needed.b. Scheduling tests and other activities.c. Understanding the project risks.d. Measuring performance of components.
    • A. 

      C and d

    • B. 

      A and c

    • C. 

      B and c

    • D. 

      B and d

  • 24. 
    Which of the following tools will you use to detect  a memory leak ?
    • A. 

      Dynamic analysis

    • B. 

      Memory analysis

    • C. 

      State analysis

    • D. 

      Coverage analysis

  • 25. 
    Which of the following are BEST candidates of static testing ?
    • A. 

      Requirement specification, website, code , use cases

    • B. 

      Requirement specification , user guide, performance

    • C. 

      Requirement specification , test cases , user guide

    • D. 

      Requirement specification , test plan, test memory leaks