ISTQB Foundation Level 2018 syllabus Exams Set 8

ISTQB Foundation Level 2018 syllabus Exams Set 8

Which objective may be obtained by having testers verify and validate the software prior to release X


Options are :

  • Reduce 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 :Increase the likelihood that the software meets stakeholder needs and satisfies requirements

Which objective may be obtained by having testers work closely with developers while the code is under development X   


Options are :

  • Reduce 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 :Reduce the risk of defects within the code and the tests

Which objective may be obtained by having testers work closely with system designers while the system is being designed X


Options are :

  • Reduce 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 :Reduce the risk of fundamental design defects and enable tests to be identified at an early stage

ISTQB Foundation Level 2018 syllabus Exams Set 9

Which of the following is a correct relationship between quality control, quality assurance, and quality management X


Options are :

  • Quality management includes both quality control and quality assurance
  • Quality Control includes both quality management and quality assurance
  • Quality Assurance includes both quality management and quality control
  • Quality control and quality assurance are the same and quality management is part of them

Answer :Quality management includes both quality control and quality assurance

Which of the following is not a correct statement about software testing and quality assurance X


Options are :

  • Software testing and quality assurance are not the same
  • Quality assurance supports proper testing
  • Some people use the phrase quality assurance to refer to testing
  • There must be two different roles in any type of organization, quality assurance specialist and software tester

Answer :There must be two different roles in any type of organization, quality assurance specialist and software tester

A tester was executing a test case, the test data in the test case was pronounced incorrectly. The name of item that should be written in the search field should contain the value "Laptop", but the tester wrote the value "labtob" instead.

The actual result of the test case was a message saying "There is no results for the word (labtob), did you mean (laptop)

The tester reported the defect and written the following description "When the user searches for laptops, an error message appears, a list of laptops should appear instead"


What is the problem with this situationX


Options are :

  • The tester made a mistake which is called "False Positive"
  • The tester made a mistake which is called "False Negative"
  • The developer made a mistake in writing the code which resulted in the bug
  • There is no problem with this situation

Answer :The tester made a mistake which is called "False Positive"

CSTE Certified Software Tester Certification Exam Set 1

Which of the following is the correct way of writing the user story X


Options are :

  • As a , I want , so that
  • Given , when , then
  • User is able to login with Facebook or google plus
  • All the requirements should follow the business rule #17

Answer :As a , I want , so that

What is the definition of debugging X


Options are :

  • Checking that no unintended consequence have occurred as a result of a fix
  • Testing/checking whether the software performs correctly
  • Identifying the cause of a defect, repairing the code and checking the fix is correct
  • Checking that a previously reported defect has been corrected

Answer :Identifying the cause of a defect, repairing the code and checking the fix is correct

Which of the following is an important objective of testing activities in the software development lifecycle X


Options are :

  • Exhaustive testing
  • Providing decision-making information
  • Clustering defects
  • Debugging

Answer :Providing decision-making information

CSTE Certified Software Tester Certification Exam Set 2

When test cases are designed early in the lifecycle, verifying the test basis via the test design, which common test objective is being achieved X


Options are :

  • Gaining confidence
  • Finding defects
  • Preventing defects
  • Providing information for decision-making

Answer :Preventing defects

Which of the following is an example of debugging X


Options are :

  • A tester finds a defect and reports it
  • A tester retests a fix from the developer and finds a regression
  • A developer finds and fixes a defect
  • A developer performs unit testing

Answer :A developer finds and fixes a defect

Which of the following is an example of a defect that causes harmX


Options are :

  • A usability defect that results in user dissatisfaction
  • A defect that causes slow response time when running reports
  • A defect that causes raw sewage to be dumped into the ocean
  • A regression defect that causes the desktop window to display in green

Answer :A defect that causes raw sewage to be dumped into the ocean

CSTE Certified Software Tester Certification Exam Set 3

Which of the following statements is the MOST valid goal for a test  teamX


Options are :

  • Determine whether enough component testing was executed
  • Cause as many failures as possible so that faults can be identified and corrected
  • Prove that all faults are identified
  • Prove that any remaining faults will not cause any failures

Answer :Cause as many failures as possible so that faults can be identified and corrected

Which of the following statements BEST describes the difference between testing and debuggingX


Options are :

  • Testing pinpoints (identifies the source of) the defects. Debugging analyzes the faults and proposes prevention activities
  • Dynamic testing shows failures caused by defects. Debugging finds, analyzes, and removes the causes of failures in the software
  • Testing removes faults. Debugging identifies the causes of failure
  • Dynamic testing prevents causes of failures. Debugging removes the failures

Answer :Dynamic testing shows failures caused by defects. Debugging finds, analyzes, and removes the causes of failures in the software

Recall the activity that removes the cause of a failure


Options are :

  • Testing
  • Debugging
  • Dynamic Testing
  • Reverse engineering

Answer :Debugging

CSTE Certified Software Tester Certification Exam Set 4

Why is software testing sometimes required for legal reasonsX


Options are :

  • It prevents developers from suing testers
  • Contracts may specify testing requirements that must be fulfilled
  • International laws require software testing for exported products
  • Testing across systems must be accompanied by legal documentation

Answer :Contracts may specify testing requirements that must be fulfilled

In what way does root cause analysis contribute to process improvement X


Options are :

  • Helps to better identify the root cause of defects
  • Outlines how development teams can code faster
  • Specifies the desired root causes to be achieved by other teams
  • Contributes to the justification of future project funding

Answer :Helps to better identify the root cause of defects

Which of the following is a correct statement X


Options are :

  • A developer makes a mistake which causes a defect that may be seen as a failure during dynamic testing
  • A developer makes an error which results in a failure that may be seen as a fault when the software is executed
  • A developer has a failure which results in a defect that may be seen as a mistake during dynamic testing
  • A developer makes a mistake which causes a bug that may be seen as a defect when the software is executed

Answer :A developer makes a mistake which causes a defect that may be seen as a failure during dynamic testing

CSTE Certified Software Tester Certification Practice Exam Set 1

An android application has a bug which results in incorrect interest payments, due to a single line of incorrect code. This bug results in customer complaints. When root cause analysis was performed, the root cause was identified as the lack of product owner understanding in the interest calculations. What solution could be used to reduce the likelihood of such bugs in the future X


Options are :

  • The product owner could be trained in the topic of interest calculations
  • The developer should review the user stories before they are implemented
  • The tester could imply the Invest technique on the user stories to ensure that they are written correctly
  • Exhaustive testing is impossible so it is impossible to reduce the likelihood of such bugs in the future

Answer :The product owner could be trained in the topic of interest calculations

An android application has a bug which results in incorrect interest payments, due to a single line of incorrect code. This bug results in customer complaints. When root cause analysis was performed, the root cause was identified as the lack of product owner understanding in the interest calculations. which of the following is considered as an "effect" X


Options are :

  • The customer complaints
  • The incorrect interest payments
  • The improper calculation in the code is
  • lack of knowledge on the part of the product owner

Answer :The customer complaints

An android application has a bug which results in incorrect interest payments, due to a single line of incorrect code. This bug results in customer complaints. When root cause analysis was performed, the root cause was identified as the lack of product owner understanding in the interest calculations. which of the following is considered as a "failure" X


Options are :

  • The customer complaints
  • The incorrect interest payments
  • The improper calculation in the code
  • lack of knowledge on the part of the product owner

Answer :The incorrect interest payments

CSTE Certified Software Tester Certification Practice Exam Set 2

An android application has a bug which results in incorrect interest payments, due to a single line of incorrect code. This bug results in customer complaints. When root cause analysis was performed, the root cause was identified as the lack of product owner understanding in the interest calculations. which of the following is considered as a "Defect" X


Options are :

  • The customer complaints
  • The incorrect interest payments
  • The improper calculation in the code
  • Lack of knowledge on the part of the product owner

Answer :The improper calculation in the code

A company recently purchased a commercial off-the-shelf application to automate their bill-paying process. They now plan to run an acceptance test against the package prior to putting it into production. Which of the following is their most likely reason for testingX


Options are :

  • To build confidence in the application
  • To detect bugs in the application
  • To gather evidence for a lawsuit
  • To train the users

Answer :To build confidence in the application

Ensuring that test design starts during the requirements definition phase is important to enable which of the following test objectivesX


Options are :

  • Preventing defects in the system
  • Finding defects through dynamic testing
  • Gaining confidence in the system
  • Finishing the project on time

Answer :Preventing defects in the system

CSTE Certified Software Tester Certification Practice Exam Set 3

Which of the following is most important to promote and maintain good relationships between testers and developersX


Options are :

  • Understanding what managers value about testing
  • Explaining test results in a neutral fashion
  • Identifying potential customer workarounds for bugs
  • Promoting better quality software whenever possible

Answer :Explaining test results in a neutral fashion

Which of the statements below is the best assessment of how the test principles apply across the test life cycleX


Options are :

  • Test principles only affect the preparation for testing
  • Test principles only affect test execution activities
  • Test principles affect the early test activities such as review
  • Test principles affect activities throughout the test life cycle

Answer :Test principles affect activities throughout the test life cycle

Which statement about testing is trueX


Options are :

  • Testing is started as early as possible in the life cycle
  • Testing is started after the code is written so that we have a system with which to work
  • Testing is most economically done at the end of the life cycle
  • Testing can only be done by an independent test team

Answer :Testing is started as early as possible in the life cycle

CSTE Certified Software Tester Certification Practice Exam Set 4

What is a test condition X


Options are :

  • An input, expected outcome, precondition and postcondition
  • The steps to be taken to get the system to a given point
  • Something that can be tested
  • A specific state of the software, e.g. before a test can be run

Answer :Something that can be tested

Which of the following could be a root cause of a defect in financial software in which an incorrect interest rate is calculatedX


Options are :

  • Insufficient funds were available to pay the interest rate calculated
  • Insufficient calculations of compound interest were included
  • Insufficient training was given to the developers concerning compound interest calculation rules
  • Inaccurate calculators were used to calculate the expected results

Answer :Insufficient training was given to the developers concerning compound interest calculation rules

System test execution on a project is planned for eight weeks. After a week of testing, a tester suggests that the test objective stated in the test plan of 'finding as many defects as possible during system test' might be more closely met by redirecting the test effort according to which test principleX



Options are :

  • Impossibility of exhaustive testing
  • Importance of early testing
  • The absence of errors fallacy
  • Defect clustering

Answer :Defect clustering

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