Static Test Techniques

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Static Test Techniques

Certified Tester- Foundation Level Exam-----------------------------------------------------------ISTQB Chapter 3- Static Test Techniques


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following artifacts can be examined by using review techniques?
    • A. 

      Software code

    • B. 

      Requirements specification

    • C. 

      Test designs

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    Which statement about the function of a static analysis tool is true?
    • A. 

      Gives quality information about the code without executing it.

    • B. 

      Checks expected results against actual results.

    • C. 

      Can detect memory leaks.

    • D. 

      Gives information about what code has and has not been exercised.

  • 3. 
    Which is not a type of review?
    • A. 

      Walkthrough

    • B. 

      Inspection

    • C. 

      Informal review

    • D. 

      Management approval

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      Inspections are led by a trained moderator, whereas technical reviews are not necessarily.

    • B. 

      Technical reviews are led by a trained leader, inspections are not.

    • C. 

      In a walkthrough, the author does not attend.

    • D. 

      Participants for a walkthrough always need to be thoroughly trained.

  • 5. 
    What is the main difference between a walkthrough and an inspection?
    • A. 

      An inspection is led by the authors, whilst a walk through is led by a trained moderator.

    • B. 

      An inspection has a trained leader, whilst a walk through has no leader.

    • C. 

      Authors are not present during inspections, whilst they are during walkthroughs.

    • D. 

      A walkthrough is led by the author, whilst an inspection is led by a trained moderator.

  • 6. 
    Which of the following characteristics and types of review processes belong together? 1. Led by the author 2. Undocumented 3. No management participation 4. Led by a trained moderator or leader 5. Uses entry and exit criteria s. Inspection t. Technical review u. Informal review v. Walkthrough
    • A. 

      s = 4, t = 3, u = 2 and 5, v = 1

    • B. 

      s = 4 and 5, t = 3, u = 2, v = 1

    • C. 

      Cs = 1 and 5, t = 3, u = 2, v = 4

    • D. 

      s = 5, t = 4, u = 3, v = 1 and 2

  • 7. 
    What statement about static analysis is true?
    • A. 

      With static analysis, defects can be found that are difficult to find with dynamic testing.

    • B. 

      Compiling is not a form of static analysis.

    • C. 

      When properly performed, static analysis makes functional testing redundant.

    • D. 

      Static analysis finds all faults.

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      1 and 3 are true. 2 and 4 are false.

    • B. 

      2 is true. 1, 3 and 4 are false.

    • C. 

      2 and 3 are true. 1 and 4 are false.

    • D. 

      2, 3 and 4 are true. 1 is false.

  • 9. 
    Static code analysis typically identifies all but one of the following problems. Which is it?
    • A. 

      Unreachable code

    • B. 

      Undeclared variables

    • C. 

      Faults in the requirements

    • D. 

      Too few comments