ISTQB Practice Exam 3
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- Question 1 of 40
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 testing?CorrectIncorrect
- Question 2 of 40
According to the ISTQB Glossary, the word ‘bug’ is synonymous with which of the following words?CorrectIncorrect
- Question 3 of 40
According to the ISTQB Glossary, a risk relates to which of the following?CorrectIncorrect
- Question 4 of 40
Ensuring that test design starts during the requirements definition phase is important to enable which of the following test objectives?CorrectIncorrect
- Question 5 of 40
A test team consistently finds between 90% and 95% of the defects present in the system under test. While the test manager 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 manager explain to these managers and executives why some defects are likely to be missed?CorrectIncorrect
- Question 6 of 40
According to the ISTQB Glossary, regression testing is required for what purpose?CorrectIncorrect
- Question 7 of 40
Which of the following is most important to promote and maintain good relationships between testers and developers?CorrectIncorrect
- Question 8 of 40
Which of the statements below is the best assessment of how the test principles apply across the test life cycle?CorrectIncorrect
- Question 9 of 40
What are good practices for testing within the development life cycle?CorrectIncorrect
- Question 10 of 40
Which option best describes objectives for test levels with a life cycle model?CorrectIncorrect
- Question 11 of 40
Which of the following is a test type?CorrectIncorrect
- Question 12 of 40
Which of the following is a non-functional quality characteristic?CorrectIncorrect
- Question 13 of 40
Which of these is a functional test?CorrectIncorrect
- Question 14 of 40
Which of the following is a true statement regarding the process of fixing emergency changes?CorrectIncorrect
- Question 15 of 40
A regression test:CorrectIncorrect
- Question 16 of 40
Non-functional testing includes:CorrectIncorrect
- Question 17 of 40
Beta testing is:CorrectIncorrect
- Question 18 of 40
Which of the following artifacts can be examined by using review techniques?CorrectIncorrect
- Question 19 of 40
Which statement about the function of a static analysis tool is true?CorrectIncorrect
- Question 20 of 40
Which is not a type of review?CorrectIncorrect
- Question 21 of 40
What statement about reviews is true?CorrectIncorrect
- Question 22 of 40
What is the main difference between a walkthrough and an inspection?CorrectIncorrect
- Question 23 of 40
Which of the following characteristics and types of review processes belong together?
1. Led by the author
3. No management participation
4. Led by a trained moderator or leader
5. Uses entry and exit criteria
t. Technical review
u. Informal review
- Question 24 of 40
What statement about static analysis is true?CorrectIncorrect
- Question 25 of 40
Which of the following statements about early test design are true and which are false?
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.CorrectIncorrect
- Question 26 of 40
Static code analysis typically identifies all but one of the following problems. Which is it?CorrectIncorrect
- Question 27 of 40
In which document described in IEEE 829 would you find instructions for the steps to be taken for a test including set-up, logging, environment and measurement?CorrectIncorrect
- Question 28 of 40
With a highly experienced tester with a good business background, which approach to defining test procedures would be effective and most efficient for a project under severe time pressure?CorrectIncorrect
- Question 29 of 40
Put the test cases that implement the following test conditions into the best order for the test execution schedule, for a test that is checking modifications of customers on a database.
1 Print modified customer record.
2 Change customer address: house number and street name.
3 Capture and print the on-screen error message.
4 Change customer address: postal code.
5 Confirm existing customer is on the database by opening that record.
6 Close the customer record and close the database.
7 Try to add a new customer with no details at all.CorrectIncorrect
- Question 30 of 40
Why are both specification-based and structure-based testing techniques useful?CorrectIncorrect
- Question 31 of 40
What is a key characteristic of structure-based testing techniques?CorrectIncorrect
- Question 32 of 40
Which of the following would be an example of decision-table testing for a financial application applied at the system-test level?CorrectIncorrect
- Question 33 of 40
Which of the following could be a coverage measure for state transition testing?
V All states have been reached.
W The response time for each transaction is adequate.
X Every transition has been exercised.
Y All boundaries have been exercised.
Z Specific sequences of transitions have been exercised.CorrectIncorrect
- Question 34 of 40
Postal rates for ‘light letters’ are 25p up to l0g, 35p up to 50g plus an extra l0p for each additional 25g up to l00g.
Which test inputs (in grams) would be selected using equivalence partitioning?CorrectIncorrect
- Question 35 of 40
Which of the following could be used to assess the coverage achieved for specification based (black-box) test techniques?
V Decision outcomes exercised
W Partitions exercised
X Boundaries exercised
Y State transitions exercised
Z Statements exercisedCorrectIncorrect
- Question 36 of 40
Which of the following structure based test design technique would be most likely to be applied to?
1 Boundaries between mortgage interest rate bands.
2 An invalid transition between two different arrears statuses.
3 The business process flow for mortgage approval.
4 Control flow of the program to calculate repayments.CorrectIncorrect
- Question 37 of 40
Use case testing is useful for which of the following?
P Designing acceptance tests with users or customers.
Q Making sure that the mainstream business processes are tested.
R Finding defects in the interaction between components.
S Identifying the maximum and minimum values for every input field.
T Identifying the percentage of statements exercised by a sets of tests.CorrectIncorrect
- Question 38 of 40
Which of the following statements about the relationship between statement coverage and decision coverage is correct?CorrectIncorrect
- Question 39 of 40
Why are error guessing and exploratory testing good to do?CorrectIncorrect
- Question 40 of 40
How do experience-based techniques differ from specification-based techniques?CorrectIncorrect