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ISTQB Sample Question Paper-33

1 What is the normal order of activities in which software testing is organized?
a. unit, integration, system, validation
b. system, integration, unit, validation
c. unit, integration, validation, system
d. none of the above
2 Test Case are grouped into Manageable (and scheduled) units are called as
a. Test Harness
b. Test Suite
c. Test Cycle
d. Test Driver
3 During this event the entire system is tested to verify that all functional information
structural and quality requirements have been met. A predetermined combination of tests
is designed that when executed successfully satisfy management that the system meets
a. Validation Testing
b. Integration Testing
c. User Acceptance Testing
d. System Testing
4 A formal assessment of a work product conducted by one or more qualified independent
reviewer to detect defects.
a. Inspection.
b. Walkthrough.
c. Review
d. Non Conformance
5 With thorough testing it is possible to remove all defects from a program prior to
delivery to the customer.
a. True
b. False
6 Which of these are objectives for software testing?
a. determine the productivity of programmers
b. eliminate the need for future program maintenance
c. eliminate every error prior to release
d. uncover software errors
7 The testing technique that requires devising test cases to demonstrate that each program
function is operational is called
a. black-box testing
b. glass-box testing
c. grey-box testing
d. white-box testing
8 . Equivalence testing divides the input domain into classes of data from which test cases
can be derived to reduce the total number of test cases that must be developed.
a. True
b. False
9 Boundary value analysis can only be used during white-box testing.
a. True
b. False
10 Performs sufficient testing to evaluate every possible path and condition in the
application system. The only test method that guarantees the proper functioning of the
application system is called as _____________
a. Regression Testing
b. Exhaustive Testing
c. Basic Path Testing
d. Branch Testing
11 Defects are recorded into three major purposes. They are:
1.To correct the defect 2.To report status of the application 3.To improve the software
development process
a. True
b. False
12 Majority of system errors occur in the _________ phase
a. Requirements Phase.
b. Analysis and Design Phase
c. Development Phase
d. Testing Phase
13 . ----- includes both Black box and White Box Testing features
a. Gray Box Testing
b. Hybrid Testing
c. a&b
d. None
14 What's the disadvantage of Black Box Testing
a. Chances of having repetition of tests that are already done by programmer.
b. The test inputs needs to be from large sample space.
c. It is difficult to identify all possible inputs in limited testing time. So writing test cases
is slow and difficult
d. All above
15 CAST stands for
a. Computer Aided Software Testing
b. Computer Aided Softwarw Tools
c. Computer Analysis Software Techniques
d. None
16 Which one is not comes under international standard
a. IEC
c. ISO
d. All of the above
17 Which summarizes the testing activities associated with one or more test design
specifications. a. Test Summary report
b. Test Log
c. Test Incident Report
d. Test Script
18 The specification which describes steps required to operate the system and exercise
test cases in order to implement the associated test design
a. Test Case Specification
b. Test Design Specification
c. Test Procedure Specification
d. None
19 A series of probing questions about the competeness and attributes of an application
system is called
a. Checklist
b. Checkpoint review
c. Decition table
d. Decition tree
20 Quality Assurance is the process by which product quality is compared with the
application standards and the action taken when nonconformance is detected.
a. True
b. False
21 Which testing is used to verify that the system can perform properly when internal
program or system limitaions have been exceeded
a. Stess Testing
b. Load Testing
c. Performance Testing
d. Volume testing
22 How much percentage of the life cycle costs of a software are spent on maintenance.
a. 10%
b. 30%
c. 50%
d. 70%
23 Which test may not mimic real world situations
a. Functional testing
b. Structural Testing
c. All of the above
d. None of the above
24 Structure is unknown for which type of development project
a. Traditional system development
b. Iterative development
c. System maintenance
d. Purchased/contracted software
25 In which phase static tests are used
a. Requirements
b. Design
c. Coding
d. All of the above
26 System Integration testing should be done after
a. Integration testing
b. System testing
c. unit testing
d. component integration testing
27 Beta testing is performed at developing organization's site where as Alpha testing is
performed by people at their own locations.
a. True
b. False
28 When a defect is detected and fixed then the software should be retested to confirm
that the original defect has been successfully removed. This is called
a. Regression testing
b. Maintenace testing
c. Confirmation testing
d. None of the above
29 The person who leads the review of the document(s), planning the review,running the
meeting and follow-up after the meeting
a. Reviewer
b. Author
c. Moderator
d. Auditor
30 Which rule should not be followed for reviews
a. Defects and issues are identified and corrected
b. The product is reviewed not the producer
c. All members of the reviewing team are responsible for the result of the review
d. Each review has a clear predefined objective
31 . Static analysis tools are typically used by
a. Testers
b. Developers
c. Testers & Developers
d. None
32 A whitebox testing technique that measures the number of or percentage of decision
directions executed by the test case designed is called
a. Condition coverage
b. Decision/Condition coverage
c. Decision Coverage
d. Branch coverage
33 Tool which stores requirement statements, check for consistency and allow
requirements to be prioritized and enable individual tests to be traceable to requirements,
functions and features. a. Incident management tools
b. Requirements management tools
c. Configuration management tools
d. None
34 Typical defects discovered by static analysis includes
a. Programming standard violations
b. Refering a variable with an undefined value
c. security vulnerabilities
d. All Above
35 Exhaustive testing is possible
a. True
b. False
36 Failure is ---
a. Incorrect program behavior due to a fault in the program
b. Bug found before product Release
c. Bug found after product Release
d. Bug found during Design phase
37 Verification can be termed as 'Are we building the product right?"
a. True
b. False
38 When to stop Testing?
a. Stop when scheduled time for testing expires
b. Stop if 75% of the pre-defined number of errors is detected.
c. Stop when all the test cases execute with detecting few errors.
d. None above
39 What type of tools to be used for Regression Testing
a. Performance
b. Record/Playback
c. a&b
d. None
40 The number of tests to test all control statements equals the cyclomatic complexity
a. True
b. False
41 EULA stands for
a. End Usability License Agreement
b. End User License Agreement
c. End User License Arrangement
d. End User License Attachment
42 The principal attributes of tools and automation are
a. Speed & efficiency
b. Accuracy & precision
c. All of the above
d. None of the above
43 The tool modifies the program code or manipulates tge operating environment in any
way is considered non-invasive
a. True
b. False
44 Drivers are tools used to control and operate tge software being tested.
a. True
b. False
45 In --- testing doesn't know anything about the sofware being tested; it just clicks or
types randomly.
a. Random testing
b. Gorilla testing
c. Adhoc testing
d. Dumb monkey testing
46 Configuration and compatibility testing are typically good choices for outsourcing
a. True
b. False
47 The goal of a software tester is to find bugs, find them as early as possible and make
sure they get fixed.
a. True
b. False
48 . --- is a very early build intended for limited distribution to a few key customers and
to marketing for demonstration purposes.
a. Alpha release
b. Beta release
c. Test release document
d. Build
49 Testing with out a real plan and test cases is called ---
a. Gorilla testing
b. Monkey testing
c. Adhoc testing
d. all of the above
50 -- indicates how important it is to fix the bug and when it should be fixed
a. Severity
b. Priority
c. All of the above
d. None of the above
1.a 2.b 3.c 4.a 5.b 6.d 7.c 8.a 9.b 10.c 11.a 12.a 13.a 14.d
15.a 16.b 17.c 18.c 19.a 20.a 21.a 22.d 23.b 24.d 25.d 26.c 27.b 28.c
29.c 30.c 31.b 32.b 33.b 34.c 35.b 36.a 37.a 38.a 39.b 40.a 41.b 42.c
43.b 44.a 45.d 46.a 47.a 48.b 49.d 50.c
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