ISTQB Certification Exam Questions

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ISTQB Certification Exam Questions

Below are some ISTQB Certification Exam Questions. Most students have cold feet when the exam draws near, and one of the ways they could build their confidence for the exam is by having as much practice as possible. The quiz below is an example of many they could take to better prepare for the exam. Do give it a try and keep a lookout for the others.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Designing the test environment set-up and identifying any required infrastructure and tools are a part of which phase
    • A. 

      Test Implementation and execution

    • B. 

      Test Analysis and Design

    • C. 

      Evaluating the Exit Criteria and reporting

    • D. 

      Test Closure Activities

  • 2. 
    Test Implementation and execution has which of the following major tasks? i. Developing and prioritizing test cases, creating test data, writing test procedures and optionally preparing the test harnesses and writing automated test scripts. ii. Creating the test suite from the test cases for efficient test execution. iii. Verifying that the test environment has been set up correctly. iv. Determining the exit criteria.
    • A. 

      I,ii,iii are true and iv is false

    • B. 

      I,,iv are true and ii is false

    • C. 

      I,ii are true and iii,iv are false

    • D. 

      ii,iii,iv are true and i is false

  • 3. 
    One of the fields on a form contains a text box which accepts numeric values in the range of 18 to 25. Identify the valid Equivalence class
    • A. 

      17

    • B. 

      18

    • C. 

      26

    • D. 

      30

  • 4. 
    In an Examination a candidate has to score minimum of 24 marks in order to clear the exam. The maximum that he can score is 40 marks. Identify the  Equivalence values if the student fails  the exam.
    • A. 

      22,23,26

    • B. 

      21,39,40

    • C. 

      29,30,31

    • D. 

      0,15,22

  • 5. 
    What is the expected result for each of the following test cases? A.TC1: Anand is a 32 year old married, residing in Kolkatta. B.TC3: Attapattu is a 65 year old married person, residing in Colombo.
    • A. 

      A – Issue membership, 10% discount, B–Issue membership, offer no discount.

    • B. 

      A – Don’t Issue membership, B – Don’t offer discount.

    • C. 

      A – Issue membership, no discount, B – Don’t Issue membership.

    • D. 

      A – Issue membership, no discount, B- Issue membership with 10% discount.

  • 6. 
    A Person who issues, problems documents all the and open points that were identified during a formal review.
    • A. 

      Moderator.

    • B. 

      Scribe

    • C. 

      Author

    • D. 

      Manager

  • 7. 
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    • A. 

      1 test for statement coverage, 1 for branch coverage

    • B. 

      1 test for statement coverage, 2 for branch coverage

    • C. 

      1 test for statement coverage. 3 for branch coverage

    • D. 

      2 tests for statement coverage, 2 for branch coverage

  • 8. 
    The process of designing test cases consists of the following activities: i. Elaborate and describe test cases in detail by using test design techniques. ii. Specify the order of test case execution. iii. Analyse requirements and specifications to determine test conditions. iv. Specify expected results. According to the process of identifying and designing tests, what is the correct order of these activities?
    • A. 

      Iii, i, iv, ii

    • B. 

      Iii, iv, i, ii

    • C. 

      Iii, ii, i, iv

    • D. 

      Ii, iii, i, iv

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is false?
    • A. 

      Incidents should always be fixed.

    • B. 

      An incident occurs when expected and actual results differ.

    • C. 

      Incidents can be analysed to assist in test process improvement.

    • D. 

      An incident can be raised against documentation

  • 10. 
    Test Basis documents: (choose the correct)
    • A. 

      Requirements

    • B. 

      Test cases

    • C. 

      Functional design

    • D. 

      Technical design

  • 11. 
    _______represent a powerful tool for test design and are a single event or a sequence of events that happen during the actual usage of the application.
    • A. 

      Test case

    • B. 

      Test data

    • C. 

      Test scenario

    • D. 

      Test suite

  • 12. 
    __________ scenario aim to have a higher probability of detecting errors
    • A. 

      Positive

    • B. 

      Negative

    • C. 

      Exceptional

    • D. 

      Alternate

  • 13. 
    A __________ defines a goal-oriented set of interactions between external actors and the system under consideration.
    • A. 

      Scenario

    • B. 

      Testcase

    • C. 

      Ace

    • D. 

      Usecase

  • 14. 
    The components of Use Cases(choose the correct)
    • A. 

      Test data

    • B. 

      Triggers

    • C. 

      Precondition

    • D. 

      Alternate flows

  • 15. 
    ____________can  be used as a training tool to enhance the Domain specific knowledge of the testing team.
    • A. 

      Decision table

    • B. 

      Ep

    • C. 

      Bva

    • D. 

      Ace

  • 16. 
    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 to fix iii. early test design can find faults iv. early test design can cause changes to the requirements v. early test design takes more effort
    • A. 

      I, iii & iv are true. Ii & v are false

    • B. 

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

    • C. 

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

    • D. 

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

  • 17. 
    What is the purpose of test completion criteria in a test plan:
    • A. 

      To know when a specific test has finished its execution

    • B. 

      To ensure that the test case specification is complete

    • C. 

      To set the criteria used in generating test inputs

    • D. 

      To plan when to stop testing

  • 18. 
    Which of the following statements is NOT true:
    • A. 

      Inspection is the most formal review process

    • B. 

      Inspection is appropriate even when there are no written documents

    • C. 

      Managers can perform inspections on management documents

    • D. 

      Inspections should be led by a trained leader

  • 19. 
    Given the following code, which is true: IF A > B THEN C = A – B ELSE C = A + B ENDIF Read D IF C = D Then Print “Error” ENDIF
    • A. 

      1 test for statement coverage, 3 for branch coverage

    • B. 

      2 tests for statement coverage, 2 for branch coverage

    • C. 

      2 tests for statement coverage. 3 for branch coverage

    • D. 

      3 tests for statement coverage, 3 for branch coverage

  • 20. 
    Which of the following is NOT a black box technique:
    • A. 

      Equivalence partitioning

    • B. 

      State transition testing

    • C. 

      LCSAJ

    • D. 

      Boundary value analysis

  • 21. 
    • A. 

      Expected outcomes are defined by the software’s behavior

    • B. 

      Expected outcomes are derived from a specification, not from the code

    • C. 

      Expected outcomes include outputs to a screen and changes to files and databases

    • D. 

      Expected outcomes should be predicted before a test is run

  • 22. 
     A number of critical bugs are fixed in software. All the bugs are in one module, related to reports. The test manager decides to do regression testing only on the reports module.
    • A. 

      The test manager should do only automated regression testing.

    • B. 

      The test manager is justified in her decision because no bug has been fixed in other modules

    • C. 

      The test manager should only do confirmation testing. There is no need to do regression testing

    • D. 

      Regression testing should be done on other modules as well because fixing one module may affect other modules

  • 23. 
    In a flight reservation system, the number of available seats in each plane model is an input. A plane may have  100 available seats, up to the given capacity of the plane. Using Boundary Value analysis, a list of available – seat values were generated. Which of the following lists is correct?
    • A. 

      1, 2, capacity -1, capacity, capacity plus 1

    • B. 

      99, 100, capacity, capacity plus 1

    • C. 

      0, 1, 2, capacity plus 1, a very large number

    • D. 

      0, 1, 10, 100, capacity, capacity plus one

  • 24. 
    Why does the boundary value analysis provide good test cases?
    • A. 

      Because it is an industry standard

    • B. 

      Because errors are frequently made during programming of the different cases near the ‘edges’ of the range of values

    • C. 

      Because only equivalence classes that are equal from a functional point of view are considered in the test cases

    • D. 

      Because the test object is tested under maximal load up to its performance limits

  • 25. 
    Which of the following is a valid collection of equivalence classes for the following problem: An integer field shall contain values from and including 1 to and excluding 15.
    • A. 

      Less than 1, 1 through 15, more than 15

    • B. 

      Negative numbers, 1 through 15, above 15

    • C. 

      Less than 1, 1 through 14, more than 14

    • D. 

      Less than 0, 1 through 14, 15 and more