ISTQB- Module1 - Exam1

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ISTQB- Module1 - Exam1


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following should NOT normally be an objective for a testSelect one: 
    • A. 

      To demonstrate that the software does not work

    • B. 

      To prove that the software is correct

    • C. 

      To assess whether the software is ready for release

    • D. 

      To find faults in the software

  • 2. 
    When should you stop testing?Select one:
    • A. 

      When no faults have been found by the tests run

    • B. 

      When the test completion criteria have been met

    • C. 

      When all planned tests have been run

    • D. 

      When the time for testing has run out

  • 3. 
    Majority of system errors occur in the _________ phase?Select one:
    • A. 

      Testing Phase

    • B. 

      Development Phase

    • C. 

      Requirements Phase

    • D. 

      Analysis and Design Phase

  • 4. 
    According to ISTQB Glossary, the word Error is synonymous with which of the following?Select one:
    • A. 

      Defect

    • B. 

      Bug

    • C. 

      Mistake

    • D. 

      Failure

  • 5. 
    COTS is known as?Select one:
    • A. 

      Compliance of the software

    • B. 

      Capable off the shelf software

    • C. 

      Commercial off the shelf software

    • D. 

      Change control of the software

  • 6. 
    Exhaustive Testing is?Select one:
    • A. 

      Is impractical and impossible

    • B. 

      Is always possible

    • C. 

      Is impractical but possible

    • D. 

      Is practically possible

  • 7. 
    Software quality is not relevant to _______?Select one:
    • A. 

      Correctness

    • B. 

      Usability

    • C. 

      Viability

    • D. 

      Re usability

  • 8. 
    When what is visible to end users is a deviation from the specific or expected behavior, this is called?Select one:
    • A. 

      A failure

    • B. 

      An error

    • C. 

      A fault

    • D. 

      A defect

  • 9. 
    Which of the following statements are true?Select one:
    • A. 

      Faults in requirements are the most expensive to fix

    • B. 

      Faults in program specifications are the most expensive to fix

    • C. 

      Faults in designs are the most expensive to fix

    • D. 

      Faults in code are the most expensive to fix

  • 10. 
    Which of these are objectives for software testing?Select one:
    • A. 

      Eliminate the need for future program maintenance

    • B. 

      Determine the productivity of programmers

    • C. 

      Uncover software errors

    • D. 

      Eliminate every error prior to release

  • 11. 
    Which strategies can help improve the quality of the software:            a. Preventing change requests            b. Establishing defect metrics.            c. Doing rigorous testing.            d. Allocating schedule contingenciesSelect one:
    • A. 

      B , c are correct, a, d are incorrect

    • B. 

      A, d are correct, b, c are incorrect

    • C. 

      A, b, c are correct, d is incorrect

    • D. 

      B, d are correct, a, c are incorrect

  • 12. 
    Which of the following will be the best definition for Testing?Select one:
    • A. 

      The purpose of testing is to demonstrate that the program does what it is supposed to do

    • B. 

      The goal OR purpose of testing is to demonstrate that the program works

    • C. 

      The purpose of testing is to demonstrate that the program is defect free

    • D. 

      Testing is executing Software for the purpose of finding defects

  • 13. 
    According to ISTQB Glossary, debugging?Select one:
    • A. 

      A. Follows the steps of a test procedure

    • B. 

      Is part of the fundamental test process?

    • C. 

      Includes finding and repair of a failure

    • D. 

      D. Involves intentionally adding known defects

  • 14. 
    How much testing is enough?Select one:
    • A. 

      This question is easy to answer

    • B. 

      This answer depends on the maturity of your developer

    • C. 

      The answer depends on the risk for your industry, contract and special requirements

    • D. 

      . This question is impossible to answer

  • 15. 
    Which of the following is NOT a reasonable test objective?Select one:
    • A. 

      To find performance problems

    • B. 

      To find faults in the software

    • C. 

      To prove that the software has no fault

    • D. 

      To give confidence in the software

  • 16. 
    A failure is?Select one:
    • A. 

      Found in the software; the result of an error

    • B. 

      An incorrect step, process or data definition in a computer program

    • C. 

      Departure from specified behavior

    • D. 

      A human action that produces an incorrect result

  • 17. 
    What is the impact on the cost of defects as we move across the SDLC?Select one:
    • A. 

      Increases

    • B. 

      Cannot be determined

    • C. 

      Decreases

    • D. 

      Remains stagnant

  • 18. 
    Which of the following is true?Select one:
    • A. 

      Testing is not a part of quality assurance

    • B. 

      Testing is same as debugging

    • C. 

      Testing is a part of quality assurance

    • D. 

      Testing is the same as quality assurance

  • 19. 
    Pick the best definition of quality?Select one:
    • A. 

      Work as designed

    • B. 

      Quality is job one

    • C. 

      Conformance to requirements

    • D. 

      Zero defects

  • 20. 
    Which of the following is most important to promote and maintain good relationships between developers and testers?Select one:
    • A. 

      Understanding what Managers value about testing

    • B. 

      Identifying potential customer workaround for bugs

    • C. 

      Promoting better quality software whenever possible

    • D. 

      Explaining test results in a neutral fashion

  • 21. 
    Consider the following statements about early test design:            i. Early test design can prevent fault multiplication            ii. Faults found during early test design are more expensive            iii. Early test design can find faults            iv. Early test design can cause changes to the requirements            v. Early test design takes more effortSelect one:
    • A. 

      I, iii and iv are true. ii and v are false

    • B. 

      I, iii, iv and v are true, ii us false

    • C. 

      Iii is true, I, ii, iv and v are false

    • D. 

      Iii and iv are true. i, ii and v are false

  • 22. 
    Which of the following is NOT the objective of testing?Select one:
    • A. 

      Determine that the software products satisfy specific requirements

    • B. 

      Gaining confidence in and providing information about the level of quality

    • C. 

      Make the software BUG FREE

    • D. 

      Detect Defects

  • 23. 
    During the software development process, at what point can the test process start?Select one:
    • A. 

      When the design is complete

    • B. 

      When the first code module is ready for unit testing

    • C. 

      When the code is complete

    • D. 

      When the software requirements have been approved

  • 24. 
    Consider the following list of test process activities:            I Analysis and Design            II Test Closure activities            III Evaluating exit criteria and reporting            IV Planning and Control            V Implementation and execution            Which of the following places these in their logical sequence Select one
    • A. 

      I, IV, V, III and II

    • B. 

      IV, I, V, II and III

    • C. 

      IV, I, V, III and II

    • D. 

      I, II, III, IV and V

  • 25. 
    What is true about Software Testers?Select one:
    • A. 

      Testers need good Communication skills

    • B. 

      The evaluation done by testers is not influenced by personal experience

    • C. 

      Experienced testers always guarantee high software quality

    • D. 

      Testers and programmers must always have opposite mindsets

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