ISTQB Foundation Level 2018 syllabus Exams Set 7

ISTQB Foundation Level 2018 syllabus Exams Set 7

Below is a list of problems that can be observed during testing or operation. Which is MOST likely a failureX


Options are :

  • The product crashed when the user selected an option in a dialog box
  • One source code file included in the build was the wrong version
  • The computation algorithm used the wrong input variables
  • The developer misinterpreted the requirement for the algorithm

Answer :The product crashed when the user selected an option in a dialog box

•Which of the following statements are TRUEX


A.Software testing may be required to meet legal or contractual requirements


B.Software testing is mainly needed to improve the quality of the developer’s work


C.Rigorous testing and fixing of defects found can help reduce the risk of problems occurring in an operational environment


D.Rigorous testing is sometimes used to prove that all failures have been found


Options are :

  • B and C are true, A and D are false
  • A and D are true, B and C are false
  • A and C are true, B and D are false
  • C and D are true, A and B are false

Answer :A and C are true, B and D are false

Why is it important to avoid the pesticide paradox X


Options are :

  • Dynamic testing is less reliable in finding bugs
  • Pesticides mixed with static testing can allow bugs to escape detection
  • Tests should not be context dependent
  • Running the same tests over and over will reduce the chance of finding new defects

Answer :Running the same tests over and over will reduce the chance of finding new defects

ISTQB Foundation Level 2018 syllabus Exams Set 8

Which of the following is a true statement about exhaustive testing X


Options are :

  • It is a form of stress testing
  • It is not feasible except in the case of trivial software
  • It is commonly done with test automation
  • It is normally the responsibility of the developer during unit testing

Answer :It is not feasible except in the case of trivial software

Which of the following statements best describes one of the seven key principles of software testing X


Options are :

  • Automated tests are better than manual tests for avoiding the exhaustive testing
  • Exhaustive testing is, with sufficient effort and tool support, feasible for all software
  • It is normally impossible to test all input/output combinations for a software system
  • The purpose of testing is to demonstrate the absence of defects

Answer :It is normally impossible to test all input/output combinations for a software system

A test team consistently finds between 95% and 97% of the defect present in the system under test. While the test leader understands that this is a good defect detection percentage for her test team and industry, senior management and executives remain disappointed in the test group saying that the test team misses too many bugs. Given that the users are generally happy with the system and that the failures which have occurred have generally been low impact, which of the following testing principles is most likely to help the test leader explain to these managers and executives why some defects are likely to be missed.


Options are :

  • Exhaustive Testing is impossible
  • Pesticide paradox
  • Defect clustering
  • Absence of error fallacy

Answer :Exhaustive Testing is impossible

CSTE Certified Software Tester Certification Exam Set 1

A programmer is working on code which is very complex. Which of the following is a general testing principle that may affect his work X


Options are :

  • Defect clustering
  • Pesticide paradox
  • Exhaustive testing is impossible
  • Absence of error fallacy

Answer :Defect clustering

According to the ISTQB Glossary, the word “bug” is synonymous with which of the following X


Options are :

  • Error
  • Incident
  • Defect
  • Mistake

Answer :Defect

Which characteristic must a tester possess in order to be successful when working with a project teamX


Options are :

  • Constructive Communication Skills
  • Authoritarian leadership style
  • Extroverted personality
  • Extensive organizational network

Answer :Constructive Communication Skills

CSTE Certified Software Tester Certification Exam Set 2

As a tester, which of the following is a key to effectively communicate and maintain positive relationships with developers when there is disagreement over the prioritization of a defectX 


Options are :

  • Escalate the issue to human resources and stress the importance of mutual respect
  • Communicate in a setting with senior management to ensure everyone understands
  • Convince the developer to accept the blame for the mistake
  • Remind them of the common goal of creating quality systems

Answer :Remind them of the common goal of creating quality systems

Which of the following, if observed in reviews and tests, would lead to problems (or conflict) within teamsX


Options are :

  • Testers and reviewers are not curious enough to find defects
  • Testers and reviewers are not qualified enough to find failures and faults
  • Testers and reviewers communicate defects as criticism against persons and not against the software product
  • Testers and reviewers expect that defects in the software product have already been found and fixed by the developers

Answer :Testers and reviewers communicate defects as criticism against persons and not against the software product

•Which of the following are aids to good communication and which hinder it X

I.Try to understand how the other person feels

II.Communicate personal feelings, concentrating upon individuals

III.Confirm the other person has understood what you have said and vice versa

IV.Emphasize the common goal of better quality

V.Each discussion is a battle to be won


Options are :

  • (I), (II) and (III) aid, (IV) and (V) hinder
  • (III), (IV) and (V) aid, and (I) and (II) hinder
  • (I), (III), and (IV) aid, (II) and (V) hinder
  • (II), (III) and (IV) aid, (I) and (V) hinder

Answer :(I), (III), and (IV) aid, (II) and (V) hinder

CSTE Certified Software Tester Certification Exam Set 3

Designing and prioritizing test cases occurs during which activity in the fundamental test processX


Options are :

  • Test planning
  • Test analysis
  • Test Design
  • Test Completion

Answer :Test Design

Defining and prioritizing test conditions and considering functional & non-functional characteristics occurs during which activity in the fundamental test processX


Options are :

  • Test planning
  • Test analysis
  • Test Design
  • Test Completion

Answer :Test analysis

Checking whether all defect reports are closed occurs during which activity in the fundamental test processX


Options are :

  • Test planning
  • Test analysis
  • Test Design
  • Test Completion

Answer :Test Completion

CSTE Certified Software Tester Certification Exam Set 4

Comparing actual results with expected results occurs during which activity in the fundamental test processX


Options are :

  • Test Monitoring & Control
  • Test Analysis
  • Test Implementation
  • Test Execution

Answer :Test Execution

Developing and prioritizing test procedures occurs during which activity in the fundamental test processX


Options are :

  • Test Monitoring & Control
  • Test Analysis
  • Test Implementation
  • Test Execution

Answer :Test Implementation

Checking test results and test logs against specified coverage criteria occurs during which activity in the fundamental test processX


Options are :

  • Test Monitoring & Control
  • Test Analysis
  • Test Implementation
  • Test Execution

Answer :Test Monitoring & Control

CSTE Certified Software Tester Certification Practice Exam Set 1

Test conditions are considered as which type of test work products X


Options are :

  • Test planning work products
  • Test monitoring and control work products
  • Test Analysis work products
  • Test design work products

Answer :Test Analysis work products

Test plans are considered as which type of test work products X


Options are :

  • Test planning work products
  • Test monitoring and control work products
  • Test Analysis work products
  • Test design work products

Answer :Test planning work products

Test suites are considered as which type of test work products X


Options are :

  • Test implementation work products
  • Test execution work products
  • Test Completion work products
  • Test design work products

Answer :Test implementation work products

CSTE Certified Software Tester Certification Practice Exam Set 2

Test progress reports are considered as which type of test work products X


Options are :

  • Test planning work products
  • Test monitoring and control work products
  • Test Analysis work products
  • Test design work products

Answer :Test monitoring and control work products

Test cases are considered as which type of test work products X


Options are :

  • Test planning work products
  • Test monitoring and control work products
  • Test Analysis work products
  • Test design work products

Answer :Test design work products

Defect reports are considered as which type of test work products X


Options are :

  • Test implementation work products
  • Test execution work products
  • Test Completion work products
  • Test design work products

Answer :Test execution work products

CSTE Certified Software Tester Certification Practice Exam Set 3

Test summary reports are considered as which type of test work products X


Options are :

  • Test implementation work products
  • Test execution work products
  • Test Completion work products
  • Test design work products

Answer :Test Completion work products

Which of the following is considered as a type of validation X


Options are :

  • Checking whether the system meets the user stories written by the product owner
  • Checking whether the system meets user and stakeholders need
  • Checking whether enough component Testing has been done
  • Checking whether reported defects are solved

Answer :Checking whether the system meets user and stakeholders need

For which test level may this objective be relevant X


"Increase code coverage of modules"


Options are :

  • Component Testing
  • Integration Testing
  • System Testing
  • Acceptance Testing

Answer :Component Testing

CSTE Certified Software Tester Certification Practice Exam Set 4

For which test level may this objective be relevant X


"Give information to stakeholders about the risk of releasing the system at a given time"


Options are :

  • Component Testing
  • Integration Testing
  • Functional Testing
  • Acceptance Testing

Answer :Acceptance Testing

In which Development model may the testers be involved in debugging and component testing X


Options are :

  • Agile and iterative models
  • Waterfall Model
  • V-model
  • Mobile Model

Answer :Agile and iterative models

Which objective may be obtained by having testers involved in requirements reviews or user story refinement X


Options are :

  • Reduces the risk of incorrect or untestable functionality being developed
  • Reduce the risk of fundamental design defects and enable tests to be identified at an early stage
  • Reduce the risk of defects within the code and the tests
  • Increase the likelihood that the software meets stakeholder needs and satisfies requirements

Answer :Reduces the risk of incorrect or untestable functionality being developed

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