ISTQB Mock Test - Chapter 1

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ISTQB Mock Test - Chapter 1

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  • 1. 
    The success of testing is not influenced by the Psychological factor :
    • A. 

      Blindness to one's own errors

    • B. 

      Clear test objectives determine testers effectiveness

    • C. 

      Gaining confidence about the level of quality and providing information

    • D. 

      Courteous communication and feedback on defects

  • 2. 
    Defects occur not because of
    • A. 

      Complexity of Infrastructure

    • B. 

      Execution of software by changing hardware conditions

    • C. 

      System interactions

    • D. 

      Changed technologies

  • 3. 
    Deciding how much testing is enough depends on
    • A. 

      Business and project risks

    • B. 

      Business and technical risks

    • C. 

      Technical and product risks

    • D. 

      Business, technical and product risks

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is a common test objective?
    • A. 

      Comparing actual results to expected results

    • B. 

      Casual analysis

    • C. 

      Preventing defects

    • D. 

      analyzing cause of failure

  • 5. 
     which activity in the fundamental test process includes evaluation of the testability of the requirements and the system?
    • A. 

      Testing implementation and execution

    • B. 

      Test analysis

    • C. 

      Test analysis and design

    • D. 

      Test planning and control

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is a major task of test planning?
    • A. 

      Determining test approach

    • B. 

      evaluating entry criteria

    • C. 

      Preparing test specifications

    • D. 

      Measuring and analyzing results.

  • 7. 
    Which of the following statements about regression testing is false?
    • A. 

      regression testing should be performed whenever software is changed.

    • B. 

      Regression tests can be run many times

    • C. 

      Automated regression testing is always more efficient than manual regression testing.

    • D. 

      Regression tests should be reviewed to ensure that they are still relevant to the business.

  • 8. 
    What is true of a Quality system?
    • A. 

      It is secure

    • B. 

      It meets specified requirements, customer needs

    • C. 

      It costs more than other systems with the same feature

    • D. 

      It was delivered on time and budget.

  • 9. 
     A phone ringing in an adjacent cubicle momentarily distracts a a programmer, causing him to improperly program the logic that checks the upper boundary of an input variable. Later, during system testing, a tester notices that this variable accepts input values. The improperly coded logic for the upper boundary check is :
    • A. 

      The root cause

    • B. 

      The error

    • C. 

      The defect

    • D. 

      The Failure

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is not a test objective
    • A. 

      Gaining confidence about the quality of the code

    • B. 

      finding defects

    • C. 

      Analyzing cause of failure

    • D. 

      Preventing defects

  • 11. 
    Which of the following is a general testing principle?
    • A. 

      Exploratory testing

    • B. 

      Confirmation testing

    • C. 

      Defect masking or Defect clustering

    • D. 

      Defect masking

  • 12. 
     A programmer is working on code which is very complex. Which of the following is a general testing principle that may affect his work?
    • A. 

      Pesticide Paradox

    • B. 

      Component testing

    • C. 

      Defect clustering

    • D. 

      Early testing

  • 13. 
    Which of the following is a fundamental test activity?
    • A. 

      Test design and Implementation

    • B. 

      Test Implementation and Execution

    • C. 

      Test Planning and design

    • D. 

      Evaluating Test plan

  • 14. 
    What is operational testing?
    • A. 

      Testing the changes to an operational system or the impact of a changed environment to an operational system

    • B. 

      Testing conducted to evaluate a component or system in its operational environment

    • C. 

      Acceptance testing by users or customers at their site, normally including h/w as well as s/w

    • D. 

      The process of testing to determine the maintainability of a software product.

  • 15. 
    A programmer is writing and executing unit tests against code which he has written. Which of the following is a tester mindset that the programmer should adopt to perform unit testing effectively?
    • A. 

      Good communication skills

    • B. 

      Code coverage

    • C. 

      Probe effect

    • D. 

      Attention to detail

  • 16. 
    What does a test design specification contain?
    • A. 

      Test Inputs

    • B. 

      Expected results

    • C. 

      Procedure steps

    • D. 

      Test conditions

  • 17. 
    Test control is done to compare project progress
    • A. 

      At initial stage of the project plan

    • B. 

      when defining the entry and exit criteria of the project

    • C. 

      When defining the entry criteria

    • D. 

      throughout the project

  • 18. 
    What is a Test condition?
    • A. 

      An item or event of a component or system that could be verified by one or more test cases

    • B. 

      A condition or capability needed by a user to solve a problem or achieve an objective that must be met or possessed by a system or system component to satisfy a contract, standard, specification, or other formally imposed document.

    • C. 

      An approach to testing in which test cases are designed based on test objectives and test conditions derived from requirements

    • D. 

      A set of input values, execution preconditions, expected results and execution post conditions.

  • 19. 
    During which fundamental test process activity we determine if more Test s are needed?
    • A. 

      Test analysis and design

    • B. 

      Test implementation and execution

    • C. 

      Test exit criteria

    • D. 

      Test entry criteria

  • 20. 
    A fault fix doesn't cause side effect endured by--------
    • A. 

      Re testing

    • B. 

      Regression testing

    • C. 

      Functional testing

    • D. 

      Unit testing

  • 21. 
    Which is not an exit criteria measure
    • A. 

      Cost

    • B. 

      Time

    • C. 

      No of resources

    • D. 

      Fault found or coverage

  • 22. 
    A useful glossary of terms used in software testing is called BS___________ 
    • A. 

      BS 7925 -1

    • B. 

      BS 7295 -1

    • C. 

      BS 7529 - 5

    • D. 

      BS 7952- 5

  • 23. 
    The component test plan must consist of a single document
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    The component test plan must specify test completion criteria?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    Testing Must be Planned is stated in 
    • A. 

      Bill hetzel principle

    • B. 

      Ed Kit principle

    • C. 

      IEEE 829

    • D. 

      IEEE 8295

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