Software Testing Quiz- ISTQB

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the MAIN benefit of designing tests early in the life cycle?  A. It helps prevent defects from being introduced into the code.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    What is risk-based testing? A. Risk-based testing is the term used for an approach to creating a test strategy that is based on prioritizing tests by risk. The basis of the approach is a detailed risk analysis and prioritizing of risks by risk level. Tests to address each risk are then specified, starting with the highest risk first.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    A wholesaler sells printer cartridges. The minimum order quantity is 5. There is a 20% discount for orders of 100 or more printer cartridges. You have been asked to prepare test cases using various values for the number of printer cartridges ordered. Which of the following groups contain three test inputs that would be generated using Boundary Value Analysis?
    • A. 

      3, 4, 100

    • B. 

      4, 5, 99

    • C. 

      5, 100, 101

  • 4. 
    What is the KEY difference between preventative and reactive approaches to testing? A. Preventative tests are designed early; reactive tests are designed after the software has been produced.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The  purpose of exit criteria is to define when a test level is complete.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    We use the output of the requirement analysis, the requirement specification as the input for writing User Acceptance Test Cases 
    • A. 

      False

    • B. 

      True

  • 7. 
    What is a failure?
    • A. 

      Failure is a departure from specified behaviour

    • B. 

      Failure is not a departure from specified behaviour

  • 8. 
    What is Fault Masking ?
    • A. 

      Error condition hiding another error condition.

    • B. 

      Error condition displaying another error condition.

    • C. 

      Error condition stop another error condition.

    • D. 

      None

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