ISTQB Question Paper 8

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COTS is known as?

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Correct Answer: - Commercial off the shelf software

From the below-given choices, which one is the ‘Confidence testing’  

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Correct Answer: - Smoke testing

‘Defect Density’ calculated in terms of  

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Correct Answer: -The number of defects identified in a component or system divided by the size of the component or the system

 ‘Be bugging’ is known as  

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Correct Answer: - Adding known defects by seeding

An expert based test estimation is also known as  

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Correct Answer: - Wide band Delphi

When testing a grade calculation system, a tester determines that all scores from 90 to 100 will yield a grade of A, but scores below 90 will not. This analysis is known as:

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Correct Answer: - Equivalence partitioning

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All of the following might be done during unit testing except

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Correct Answer: - Manual support testing

What is the concept of introducing a small change to the program and having the effects of that change show up in some test?

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Correct Answer: - Introducing mutations

Which of the following characteristics is primarily associated with software reusability?

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Correct Answer: - The extent to which the software can be used in other applications

Which of the following software change management activities is most vital to assessing the impact of proposed software modifications?

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Correct Answer: - Change control

Which of the following statements is true about a software verification and validation program?

I. It strives to ensure that quality is built into the software.

II. It provides management with insights into the state of a software project.

III. It ensures that alpha, beta, and system tests are performed.

IV. It is executed in parallel with software development activities.

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Correct Answer: -I, II&IV

 

Which of the following is a requirement of an effective software environment?

I. Ease of use

II. Capacity for incremental implementation

III. Capability of evolving with the needs of a project

IV. Inclusion of advanced tools

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Correct Answer: - I, II &III

A test manager wants to use the resources available for the automated testing of a web application. The best choice is  

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Correct Answer: - Tester, test automater, web specialist, DBA

A project manager has been transferred to a major software development project that is in the implementation phase. The highest priority for this project manager should be to  

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Correct Answer: - Learn the project objectives and the existing project plan

Change X requires a higher level of authority than Change Y in which of the following pairs? Change X Change Y 

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Correct Answer: - A product distributed to several sites A product with a single user

Which of the following functions is typically supported by a software quality information system?

I.Record keeping

II.System design

III.Evaluation scheduling

IV.Error reporting

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Correct Answer: - I, III &IV

During the testing of a module tester, ‘X’ finds a bug and assigned it to a developer. But developer rejects the same, saying that it’s not a bug. What ‘X’ should do?

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Correct Answer: - Send to the detailed information of the bug encountered and check the reproducibility

The primary goal of comparing a user manual with the actual behaviour of the running program during system testing is to

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Correct Answer: - Check the technical accuracy of the document

A type of integration testing in which software elements, hardware elements, or both are combined all at once into a component or an overall system, rather than in stages.

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Correct Answer: - Big-Bang Testing

In practice, which Life Cycle model may have more, fewer or different levels of development and testing, depending on the project and the software product. For example, there may be component integration testing after component testing, and system integration testing after system testing.

 

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Correct Answer: - V-Model

Which technique can be used to achieve input and output coverage? It can be applied to human input, input via interfaces to a system, or interface parameters in integration testing.

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Correct Answer: - Equivalence partitioning

There is one application, which runs on a single terminal. There is another application that works on multiple terminals. What are the test techniques you will use on the second application that you would not do on the first application?

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Correct Answer: - Update & Rollback, Response time

You are the test manager and you are about the start the system testing. The developer team says that due to change in requirements they will be able to deliver the system to you for testing 5 working days after the due date. You cannot change the resources (work hours, test tools, etc.) What steps you will take to be able to finish the testing in time.

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Correct Answer: - Rank the functionality as per risk and concentrate more on critical functionality testing

Item transmittal report is also known as

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Correct Answer: - Release note

Testing of software used to convert data from existing systems for use in replacement systems

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Correct Answer: - Migration testing

Big bang approach is related to

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Correct Answer: - Integration testing

Cause effect graphing is related to the standard

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Correct Answer: - BS 7925/2

“The tracing of requirements for a test level through the layers of a test documentation” done by  

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Correct Answer: - Horizontal traceability

A test harness is a  

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Correct Answer: - A test environment comprised of stubs and drives needed to conduct a test

You are a tester for testing a large system. The system data model is very large with many attributes and there are a lot of inter dependencies with in the fields. What steps would you use to test the system and also what are the efforts of the test you have taken on the test plan  

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Correct Answer: - Improve super vision, more reviews of artefacts or program means stage containment of the defects.

Change request should be submitted through development or program management. A change request must be written and should include the following criteria.

I.Definition of the change

II.Documentation to be updated

III.Name of the tester or developer

IV.Dependencies of the change request.

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Correct Answer: - I, II and IV

‘Entry criteria’ should address questions such as  

I.Are the necessary documentation, design and requirements information available that will allow testers to operate the system and judge correct behaviour.

II.Is the test environment-lab, hardware, software and system administration support ready?

III.Those conditions and situations that must prevail in the testing process to allow testing to continue effectively and efficiently.

IV.Are the supporting utilities, accessories and pre requisites available in forms that testers can use

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Correct Answer: - I, II and IV 

“This life cycle model is basically driven by schedule and budget risks” This statement is best suited for  

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Correct Answer: - V-Model

The bug tracking system will need to capture these phases for each bug.

I.Phase injected

II.Phase detected

III.Phase fixed

IV.Phase removed

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Correct Answer: - I, II and IV

 

One of the more daunting challenges of managing a test project is that so many dependencies converge at test execution. One missing configuration file or hard ware device can render all your test results meaning less. You can end up with an entire platoon of testers sitting around for days. 

Who is responsible for this incident?

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Correct Answer: - Test managers faults only

System test can begin when?

I.The test team completes a three-day smoke test and reports on the results of the system test phase entry meeting

II.The development team provides software to the test team 3 business days prior to starting of the system testing

III.All components are under formal, automated configuration and release management control

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Correct Answer: - I, II and III

Test charters are used in ________ testing

 

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Correct Answer: -Exploratory testing

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