ISTQB Foundation Level 2018 syllabus Exams Set 4

ISTQB Foundation Level 2018 syllabus Exams Set 4

Which of the following statements about early test design are true and which are falseX


1. Defects found during early test design are more expensive to fix.

2. Early test design can find defects.

3. Early test design can cause changes to the requirements.

4. Early test design takes more effort.


Options are :

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

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

In which step of the review process do we evaluate the review findings against the exit criteria X


Options are :

  • Fixing and reporting
  • Initial review
  • Issue communication and analysis
  • Individual review

Answer :Issue communication and analysis

ISTQB Foundation Level 2018 syllabus Exams Set 5

Which TWO of the following statements about static testing are MOST trueX   

a) A cheap way to detect and remove defects.

b) It makes dynamic testing less challenging.

c) Early validation of user requirements.

d) It makes it possible to find run-time problems early in the lifecycle.

e) When testing safety-critical system, static testing has less value because dynamic testing finds the defects better.   


Options are :

  • b,c
  • c,d
  • a,c
  • a,b

Answer :a,c

Which of the following are considered as benefits of static testing X


Options are :

  • Reducing total cost of quality over the software's lifetime, due to fewer failures later in the lifecycle or after delivery into operation
  • Increasing development productivity (e.g., due to improved design, more maintainable code)
  • Preventing defects in design or coding by uncovering inconsistencies, ambiguities, contradictions, omissions, inaccuracies, and redundancies in requirements
  • All answers are correct

Answer :All answers are correct

Which review type may take the form of scenarios, dry runs, or simulations X


Options are :

  • Technical review
  • Inpsection
  • Walkthrough
  • Informal review

Answer :Walkthrough

CSTE Certified Software Tester Certification Exam Set 1

In which step in the review process do we gather the metrics X


Options are :

  • Initial review
  • Individual review
  • Issue communication and analysis
  • Fixing and reporting

Answer :Fixing and reporting

In a formal review, who takes the overall responsibility of the review X


Options are :

  • Review Leader
  • Facilitator
  • Author
  • Reviewer

Answer :Review Leader

If the author of the code is leading a code review for other developers and testers, what type of review is itX   


Options are :

  • An informal development review
  • A walkthrough
  • An audit
  • An inspection

Answer :A walkthrough

CSTE Certified Software Tester Certification Exam Set 2

Which of the following techniques is a form of static testing X


Options are :

  • Manual examination of documentation
  • Providing inputs and examining the resulting outputs
  • Manual regression testing
  • Error guessing

Answer :Manual examination of documentation

Which of the following is an effective method for finding defects early in the software lifecycleX


Options are :

  • System Testing
  • Static Analysis
  • Implementing Validation Testing
  • User Acceptance Testing

Answer :Static Analysis

In a formal review, who is the person that is called the moderator X


Options are :

  • Facilitator
  • Reviewer
  • Manager
  • Author

Answer :Facilitator

CSTE Certified Software Tester Certification Exam Set 3

In a formal review, who executes the control decisions in the event of inadequate outcomes X


Options are :

  • Author
  • Facilitator
  • Reviewer
  • Manager

Answer :Manager

What statement about reviews is trueX


Options are :

  • Technical reviews are led by a trained facilitator, inspections are not
  • Inspections are led by a trained facilitator, whereas technical reviews are not necessarily
  • Participants for a walkthrough always need to be thoroughly trained
  • In a walkthrough, the author does not attend

Answer :Inspections are led by a trained facilitator, whereas technical reviews are not necessarily

In a formal review, who identifies potential defects in the work product under review X


Options are :

  • Manager
  • Reviewer
  • Author
  • Moderator

Answer :Reviewer

CSTE Certified Software Tester Certification Exam Set 4

Which of the following is a key factor in the success of a work product reviewX


Options are :

  • Couple it to performance reports
  • Limit the number of defects found
  • Define the objectives
  • Open invitation

Answer :Define the objectives

Which of the following describes the main activities of a formal reviewX 


Options are :

  • Planning, initiate review, individual review, issue communication and analysis, fixing and reporting.
  • Individual review, review meeting, rework, closure, follow-up, root cause analysis
  • Initiation, backtracking, individual review, issue communication and analysis, rework, follow-up.
  • Planning, individual review, issue communication and analysis, rework, closure, follow-up.

Answer :Planning, initiate review, individual review, issue communication and analysis, fixing and reporting.

In which step of the review process do we note potential recommendations and questions X


Options are :

  • Initial review
  • Issue communication and analysis
  • Individual review
  • Planning

Answer :Individual review

CSTE Certified Software Tester Certification Practice Exam Set 1

In which step of the review process do we distribute the work product X


Options are :

  • Initial review
  • Individual review
  • Issue communication & analysis
  • Planning

Answer :Initial review

If test cases are derived from looking at the code, what type of test design technique is being usedX


Options are :

  • Black Box
  • White Box
  • Experience-based
  • Behavior-based

Answer :White Box

CSTE Certified Software Tester Certification Practice Exam Set 2

When should the expected results of a test case be definedX


Options are :

  • When the test case is written, prior to execution
  • When the test case is executed
  • When the risk is assessed
  • When the test condition is identified

Answer :When the test case is written, prior to execution

Which of the following test techniques uses the requirements specifications as the test basisX


Options are :

  • Structure-based
  • Black-box
  • White-box
  • Exploratory

Answer :Black-box

•You are testing a machine that scores exam papers and assigns grades. Based on the score achieved the grades are as follows:

  1-49 = F, 50-59 = D-, 60-69 = D, 70-79 = C, 80-89 = B, 90-100=A

If you apply equivalence partitioning, how many test cases will you need to  achieve minimum test coverageX


Options are :

  • 6
  • 8
  • 10
  • 12

Answer :8

CSTE Certified Software Tester Certification Practice Exam Set 3

•You are testing a machine that scores exam papers and assigns grades. Based on the score achieved the grades are as follows:

  1-49 = F, 50-59 = D-, 60-69 = D, 70-79 = C, 80-89 = B, 90-100=A

If you apply boundary value analysis, how many test cases will you need to achieve minimum test coverageX


Options are :

  • 8
  • 10
  • 12
  • 14

Answer :14

Which of the following black-box testing techniques focuses on covering all combinations of triggering conditionsX


Options are :

  • State Transition Testing
  • Equivalence Partitioning
  • Boundary Value Analysis
  • Decision Table Testing

Answer :Decision Table Testing

What do use cases describeX


Options are :

  • Process Flows
  • Data flows
  • Control flows
  • Code flows

Answer :Process Flows

CSTE Certified Software Tester Certification Practice Exam Set 4

You are testing a scale system that determines shipping rates for a regional web-based auto parts distributor. You want to group your test conditions to minimize the testing. Identify how many equivalence classes are necessary for the following range. Weights are rounded to the nearest pound




Options are :

  • 8
  • 6
  • 4
  • 5

Answer :5

You are testing a scale system that determines shipping rates for a regional web-based auto parts distributor. Due to regulations, shipments cannot exceed 100 lbs. You want to include boundary value analysis as part of your black-box test design.

How many tests will you need to execute to achieve 100% boundary value analysisX



Options are :

  • 4
  • 8
  • 10
  • 12

Answer :10

Which of the following statements about the given state table is TRUEX



Options are :

  • The state table can be used to derive both valid and invalid transitions
  • The state table represents all possible single transitions
  • The state table represents only some of all possible single transitions
  • The state table represents sequential pairs of transitions.

Answer :The state table represents all possible single transitions

ISTQB Foundation Level Practice Mock Test

Which of the following statements are true for the equivalence partitioning test techniqueX


A.Divides possible inputs into classes that have the same behavior

B.Uses both valid and invalid partitions.

C.Makes use only of valid partitions.

D.Must include at least two values from every equivalence partition.

E.Can be used only for testing systems that have a GUI


Options are :

  • A , B and E
  • A, C and D
  • A and E
  • A and B

Answer :A and B

Which of the following solutions below lists techniques that can be categorized as Black Box design techniquesX


Options are :

  • Equivalence Partitioning, decision tables, & use case testing
  • Equivalence Partitioning, decision tables, checklist based, statement coverage, use case
  • Equivalence Partitioning, cause-effect graph, checklist based, decision coverage, use case
  • Equivalence Partitioning, cause-effect graph, checklist based, decision coverage and boundary value

Answer :Equivalence Partitioning, decision tables, & use case testing

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