ISTQB Question Paper 2

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When what is visible to end-users is a deviation from the specific or expected behavior, this is called:

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Correct Answer: - a failure

Regression testing should be performed?

  1. every week
  2. after the software has changed
  3. as often as possible
  4. when the environment has changed
  5. when the project manager says
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Correct Answer: -2 & 4 are true, 1, 3 & 5 are false

IEEE 829 test plan documentation standard contains all of the following except:

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Correct Answer: -test specification

Testing should be stopped when:

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Correct Answer: -it depends on the risks for the system being tested

Order numbers on a stock control system can range between 10000 and 99999 inclusive. Which of the following inputs might be a result of designing tests for only valid equivalence classes and valid boundaries:

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Correct Answer: -10000, 50000, 99999

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

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Correct Answer: - i, iii & iv are true. Ii & v are false

Non-functional system testing includes:

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Correct Answer: -testing quality attributes of the system including performance and usability

Which of the following is NOT part of configuration management:

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Correct Answer: - auditing conformance to ISO9001

Which of the following is the main purpose of the integration strategy for integration testing in the small?

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Correct Answer: - to specify which modules to combine when and how many at once

What is the purpose of test completion criteria in a test plan:

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Correct Answer: -to plan when to stop testing

Consider the following statements

i. an incident may be closed without being fixed

ii. incidents may not be raised against documentation

iii. the final stage of incident tracking is fixing

iv. the incident record does not include information on test environments

v. incidents should be raised when someone other than the author of the software performs the test

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Correct Answer: - i and v are true, ii, iii and iv are false

Given the following code, which is true about the minimum number of test cases required for full statement and branch coverage:

Read P

Read Q

IF P+Q > 100 THEN

Print “Large”

ENDIF If P > 50 THEN

Print “P Large”

ENDIF

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Correct Answer: - 1 test for statement coverage, 2 for branch coverage

Given the following:

Switch PC on

Start “outlook”

IF outlook appears THEN

Send an email

Close outlook

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Correct Answer: -1 test for statement coverage, 2 for branch coverage

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

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Correct Answer: - 2 tests for statement coverage, 2 for branch

Consider the following:

Pick up and read the newspaper

Look at what is on television

If there is a program that you are interested in watching then switch the television on and watch the program Otherwise

Continue reading the newspaper

If there is a crossword in the newspaper then try and complete the crossword

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The place to start if you want a (new) test tool is:

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Correct Answer: -Analyse your needs and requirements

When a new testing tool is purchased, it should be used first by:

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Correct Answer: - Everyone who may eventually have some use for the tool

What can static analysis NOT find?

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Correct Answer: - Whether the value stored in a variable is correct

Which of the following is NOT a black box technique:

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Correct Answer: - LCSAJ

Beta testing is:

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Correct Answer: - Performed by customers at their own site

Given the following types of tool, which tools would typically be used by developers and which by an independent test team:

i. static analysis

ii.performance testing

iii. test management

iv. dynamic analysis

v. test running

vi. test data preparation

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Correct Answer: - developers would typically use i and iv; test team ii, iii, v and vi

The main focus of acceptance testing is:

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Correct Answer: - testing for a business perspective

Which of the following statements about the component testing standard is false:

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Correct Answer: -black box design techniques all have an associated measurement technique

Which of the following statements is NOT true:

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Correct Answer: - inspection is appropriate even when there are no written documents

A typical commercial test execution tool would be able to perform all of the following EXCEPT:

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Correct Answer: - generating expected outputs

The difference between re-testing and regression testing is

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Correct Answer: - re-testing is running a test again; regression testing looks for unexpected side effects

Expected results are:

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Correct Answer: - most useful when specified in advance

Test managers should not:

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Correct Answer: - re-allocate resource to meet original plans

Unreachable code would best be found using:

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Correct Answer: -a static analysis tool

A tool that supports tractability, recording of incidents or scheduling of tests is called:

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Correct Answer: - a test management tool

What information need not be included in a test incident report:

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Correct Answer: -how to fix the fault

Which expression best matches the following characteristics or review processes:

  1. led by author

2.undocumented

3.no management participation

4.led by a trained moderator or leader

5.uses entry exit criteria

s)inspection

t)peer review

u)informal review

v)walkthrough

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Correct Answer: - s = 4 and 5, t = 3, u = 2, v = 1

Which of the following is NOT part of system testing:

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Correct Answer: - top-down integration testing

What statement about expected outcomes is FALSE:

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Correct Answer: - expected outcomes are defined by the software’s behavior

The standard that gives definitions of testing terms is:

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Correct Answer: - BS7925-1

 The cost of fixing a fault:

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Correct Answer: -Increases as we move the product towards live use

Which of the following is NOT included in the Test Plan document of the Test Documentation Standard:

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Correct Answer: - Quality plans

Could reviews or inspections be considered part of testing:

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Correct Answer: -Yes, because both help detect faults and improve quality

Which of the following is not part of performance testing:

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Correct Answer: - Recovery testing

Error guessing is best used

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Correct Answer: -After more formal techniques have been applied

 

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