ISTQB Foundation Level 2018 syllabus Exams Set 9

ISTQB Foundation Level 2018 syllabus Exams Set 9

What is the test basisX 


Options are :

  • The point during software development when testing should start
  • The body of knowledge used for test analysis and design
  • The source to determine the actual results from a set of tests
  • The method used to systematically devise test conditions

Answer :The body of knowledge used for test analysis and design

A new retail product was released to production by your company. Shortly after the release it was apparent that there were numerous problems with the point of sale application. This resulted in a number of customer complaints and negative postings on social media encouraging people to take their business to your competitor. You have investigated the problems and have discovered that the production point of sale equipment is a later model than the model used in testing. The software functions correctly on the old version, but fails on the later model.


Given this scenario, what is the root cause and what is the effectX 


Options are :

  • The root cause is the old equipment and the effect is the new equipment
  • The root cause is the customer complaints and the effect is the social media postings
  • The root cause is conducting the testing on the wrong version of the equipment and the effect is the customer complaints and postings
  • The root cause is the software failing on the later model and the effect is the customer complaints

Answer :The root cause is conducting the testing on the wrong version of the equipment and the effect is the customer complaints and postings

If you need to provide a report showing test case execution coverage of the requirements, what do you need to trackX 


Options are :

  • Traceability between the test cases and the requirements
  • Coverage of the risk items by test case
  • Traceability between the requirements and the risk items
  • Coverage of the requirements by the test cases that have been designed

Answer :Traceability between the test cases and the requirements

ISTQB Foundation Level Practice Mock Test 2019 Part 2

Which two activities of the test process are often combined in many projectsX


Options are :

  • Test Analysis & Test Design
  • Test Design & Test Implementation
  • Test Implementation & Test Execution
  • Test Execution & Test Completion

Answer :Test Design & Test Implementation

Which of the following is considered as a test monitoring activity, and which is considered as a test control activityX

i. Delaying the release date because the UAT build is not ready yet

ii. Calculating the number of test cases executed during the last iteration

iii. Holding a retrospective meeting at the end of an iteration

iv. Changing the story points of a user story from 5 to 20 because a new risk has been identified

v. Looking at the burn-down chart and analyzing points where the team was off-track


Options are :

  • ii,v are monitoring activities while i,iii,iv are control activities
  • ii is a monitoring activity while i,iii,iv,v are control activities
  • ii,iii are monitoring activities while i,iv,v are control activities
  • ii,iii,v are monitoring activities while i,iv are control activities

Answer :ii,iii,v are monitoring activities while i,iv are control activities

A regression test:


Options are :

  • Is only run once
  • Will check changed areas of the software to see if they have been affected
  • Will always be automated
  • Will check unchanged areas of the software to see if they have been affected

Answer :Will check unchanged areas of the software to see if they have been affected

CSTE Certified Software Tester Certification Exam Set 1

Which of these statements about functional testing is trueX


Options are :

  • Inspection is a form of functional testing
  • Functional testing is useful throughout the life cycle and can be applied by business analysts, testers, developers and users
  • Structural testing is more important than functional testing as it addresses the code.
  • Functional testing is more powerful than static testing as you actually run the system and see what happens

Answer :Functional testing is useful throughout the life cycle and can be applied by business analysts, testers, developers and users

Which of the following is a true statement regarding the process of fixing emergency changes X


Options are :

  • Retest the changed area and then use risk assessment to decide on a reasonable subset of the whole regression test to run in case other parts of the system have been adversely affected
  • Always run a full regression test of the whole system in case other parts of the system have been adversely affected
  • Only retest of the defect actually fixed
  • There is no time to test the change before it goes live, so only the best developers should do this work and should not involve testers as they slow down the process

Answer :Retest the changed area and then use risk assessment to decide on a reasonable subset of the whole regression test to run in case other parts of the system have been adversely affected

Repeated Testing of an already tested program, after modification, to discover any defects introduced or uncovered as a result of the changes in the software being tested or in another related or unrelated software component


Options are :

  • Retesting
  • Negative Testing
  • Confirmation Testing
  • Regression Testing

Answer :Regression Testing

CSTE Certified Software Tester Certification Exam Set 2

Which of the following is a trigger for maintenance testingX


Options are :

  • A new software product is being developed and will work across multiple platforms
  • A component of an existing production software product has been removed
  • A component of an existing production software product has received high usage
  • A new software product is being developed and defects have been found in unit testing

Answer :A component of an existing production software product has been removed

Which of the following characteristics of good testing apply to any software development life cycle modelX


Options are :

  • Acceptance testing is always the final test level to be applied
  • Testers are involved as soon as the first piece of code can be executed
  • All test levels are planned and completed for each developed feature
  • For every development activity there is a corresponding testing activity

Answer :For every development activity there is a corresponding testing activity

Usability testing is an example of which type of testing X


Options are :

  • Structural
  • Change-related
  • Functional
  • Non-functional

Answer :Non-functional

CSTE Certified Software Tester Certification Exam Set 3

Which of the following is a characteristic of a well-managed test level X


Options are :

  • It applies a single test design technique
  • It has a target duration of one month
  • It has a corresponding test objective
  • AIt does not overlap with another test level

Answer :It has a corresponding test objective

What is the purpose of performing regression testing when system maintenance activities have occurred X


Options are :

  • To identify any maintainability issues with the code
  • To assess the scope of maintenance performed on the system
  • To ensure no unauthorized changes have been applied to the system
  • To ensure the overall system has not regressed

Answer :To ensure the overall system has not regressed

When should the testers start reviewing project documentsX


Options are :

  • When the developers have started coding
  • When they have been baselined and approved
  • After the first revision
  • As soon as a draft is available

Answer :As soon as a draft is available

CSTE Certified Software Tester Certification Exam Set 4

Which of these is a functional testX


Options are :

  • Checking how easy the system is to use
  • Checking the effect of high volumes of traffic in a call-center system
  • Checking the on-line bookings screen information and the database contents against the information on the letter to the customers
  • Measuring response time on an on-line booking system.

Answer :Checking the on-line bookings screen information and the database contents against the information on the letter to the customers

Which testing level is primarily focused on building confidence rather than finding defectsX


Options are :

  • Unit Testing
  • Acceptance Testing
  • Integration Testing
  • System Testing

Answer :Acceptance Testing

Impact analysis helps to decide


Options are :

  • Exit criteria
  • Different tools to perform regression testing
  • How many more test cases need to be written
  • How much regression testing should be done

Answer :How much regression testing should be done

CSTE Certified Software Tester Certification Practice Exam Set 1

Which of the following Software Development Lifecycle Models performs acceptance testing only one time during the projectX


Options are :

  • Iterative Models
  • Sequential Lifecycle
  • Spiral Model
  • Agile

Answer :Sequential Lifecycle

For which of the following would maintenance testing be usedX


Options are :

  • Complaints about system quality during user acceptance testing
  • Correction of defects during the development phase
  • Planned enhancements to an existing operational system
  • Integrating functions during the development of a new system

Answer :Planned enhancements to an existing operational system

If you need to add system integration testing as a test level for a particular project, what testing level should it directly followX


Options are :

  • Acceptance
  • Component integration
  • System
  • Component

Answer :System

CSTE Certified Software Tester Certification Practice Exam Set 2

Which iterative model consists of relatively short iterations (e.g., few weeks) and produces small features incrementsX


Options are :

  • Scrum
  • Kanban
  • Rational Unified Process
  • Rapid prototyping

Answer :Scrum

Which of the following is a true statement regarding the V-model lifecycleX 


Options are :

  • The test process is integrated with the development process
  • Testing involvement starts when the code is complete
  • All activities for development and test are completed sequentially
  • The software is built in increments and each increment has activities for requirements, design, build and test

Answer :The test process is integrated with the development process

A defect was found during testing. When the network got disconnected while receiving data from a server, the system crashed. The defect was fixed by correcting the code that checked the network availability during data transfer. The existing test cases covered 100% of all statements of the corresponding module. To verify the fix and ensure more extensive coverage, some new tests were designed and added to the test suite.

•What types of testing are mentioned aboveX

A.Functional Testing

B.Structural Testing

C.Re-testing

D.Performance Testing


Options are :

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

Answer :A, B, and C

CSTE Certified Software Tester Certification Practice Exam Set 3

Which statement below BEST describes non-functional testingX


Options are :

  • The process of testing to determine the compliance of a system to coding standards
  • Testing system attributes, such as usability, reliability or performance
  • The process of testing an integrated system to verify that it meets specified requirements
  • Testing without reference to the internal structure of a system

Answer :Testing system attributes, such as usability, reliability or performance

Which of the following comparisons of component testing and system testing is trueX


Options are :

  • Component testing is the responsibility of the technical testers, whereas system testing typically is the responsibility of the users of the system
  • Component testing focuses on functional characteristics, whereas system testing focuses on functional and non-functional characteristics
  • Component testing verifies the functioning of software modules, program objects, and classes that are separately testable, whereas system testing verifies interfaces between components and interactions with different parts of the system
  • Test cases for component testing are usually derived from component specifications, design specifications, or data models, whereas test cases for system testing are usually derived from requirement specifications, functional specifications or use cases

Answer :Test cases for component testing are usually derived from component specifications, design specifications, or data models, whereas test cases for system testing are usually derived from requirement specifications, functional specifications or use cases

Contract & Regulation testing is a part of X


Options are :

  • Integration Testing
  • System Testing
  • Functional Testing
  • Acceptance Testing

Answer :Acceptance Testing

CSTE Certified Software Tester Certification Practice Exam Set 4

Which of the following is an important characteristic of tests used for regression testing X


Options are :

  • They are reusable for multiple releases with little maintenance
  • They are used for one release and are then discarded to keep the test set fresh
  • They require significant maintenance effort for each release
  • They focus on testing the intricate and difficult-to-test aspects of the software

Answer :They are reusable for multiple releases with little maintenance

What is important to do when working with software development modelsX


Options are :

  • To adapt the models to the context of project and product characteristics
  • To choose the waterfall model because it is the first and best proven model
  • To only change the organization to fit the model and not vice versa
  • To start with the V-model and then move to either iterative or incremental models

Answer :To adapt the models to the context of project and product characteristics

Which of the following is most correct regarding when functional tests may be executedX


Options are :

  • Integration & System
  • System & Acceptance
  • All Levels
  • Unit & Integration

Answer :All Levels

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