ISTQB Test 1

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February 26, 2018

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1) Considering the following pseudo-code, calculate the MINIMUM number of
test cases for
statement coverage, and the MINIMUM number of test cases for decision
coverage
respectively.
READ A
READ B
READ C
IF C>A THEN
IF C>B THEN
PRINT "C must be smaller than at least one number"
ELSE
PRINT "Proceed to next stage"
ENDIF
ELSE
PRINT "B can be smaller than C"
ENDIF
2) What is the MAIN purpose of a Master Test Plan?
3) Which of the following statements is MOST OFTEN true?
4) Given the following state transition
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Which of the following series of state transitions below will provide 0-switch
coverage?
5) During which fundamental test process activity do we determine if MORE
tests are needed?
6) Which is the MOST important advantage of independence in testing?
7) Which of the following is a characteristic of good testing in any life cycle
model?


A All document reviews involve the development team.
B Some, but not all, development activities have corresponding test activities.
C Each test level has test objectives specific to that level.
D Analysis and design of tests begins as soon as development is complete
8) Consider the following techniques. Which are static and which are dynamic
techniques?
i. Equivalence Partitioning.
ii. Use Case Testing.
iii.Data Flow Analysis.
iv.Exploratory Testing.
v. Decision Testing.
vi Inspections.
9) Which of the following is determined by the level of product risk identified?
10) The process of designing test cases consists of the following activities:
i. Elaborate and describe test cases in detail by using test design techniques.
ii. Specify the order of test case execution.
iii. Analyse requirements and specifications to determine test conditions.
iv. Specify expected results.
According to the process of identifying and designing tests, what is the correct
order of these
activities?
11) Which of the following are disadvantages of capturing tests by recording the
actions of a manual tester?
i The script may be unstable when unexpected events occur.
ii Data for a number of similar tests is automatically stored separately from the script.
iii Expected results must be added to the captured script.
iv The captured script documents the exact inputs entered by the tester.
v When replaying a captured test, the tester may need to debug the script if it
doesn’t play correctly.
12) What is the main purpose of impact analysis for testers?
13) Given the following decision table
Conditions                   Rule 1       Rule 2        Rule 3  Rule 4
UK resident?                 False         True            True     True
Age between 18 - 55?   Don’t care False          True     True
Smoker?                        Don’t care Don’t care   False    True
Actions
Insure client?                 False         False          True      True
Offer 10% discount?      False         False          True      False

What is the expected result for each of the following test cases?
A.TC1: Fred is a 32 year old smoker resident in London
B.TC3: Jean-Michel is a 65 year non-smoker resident in Paris
14) In a system designed to work out the tax to be paid:
An employee has £4000 of salary tax free.
The next £1500 is taxed at 10%.
The next £28000 after that is taxed at 22%.
Any further amount is taxed at 40%.
To the nearest whole pound, which of these groups of numbers fall into three
DIFFERENT
equivalence classes?
15) Why are static testing and dynamic testing described as complementary?
16) In a system designed to work out the tax to be paid:
An employee has £4000 of salary tax free.
The next £1500 is taxed at 10%.
The next £28000 after that is taxed at 22%.
Any further amount is taxed at 40%.
To the nearest whole pound, which of these is a valid Boundary Value Analysis test case?
17) Which of the following test activities can be automated?
i Reviews and inspections.
ii Metrics gathering.
iii Test planning.
iv Test execution.
v Data generation.
18) Given the following specification, which of the following values for age are in
the SAME equivalence partition?
If you are less than 18, you are too young to be insured.
Between 18 and 30 inclusive, you will receive a 20% discount.
Anyone over 30 is not eligible for a discount.
19) Which of the following is an objective of a pilot project for the introduction of a
testing tool?
20) Which of the following will NOT be detected by static analysis?
21) The following statements are used to describe the basis for creating test
cases using either black or white box techniques:
i information about how the software is constructed.
ii models of the system, software or components.
iii analysis of the test basis documentation.
iv analysis of the internal structure of the components.
Which combination of the statements describes the basis for black box
techniques?
22) Which of following statements is true? Select ALL correct options
Regression testing should be performed:
i once a month
ii when a defect has been fixed
iii when the test environment has changed
iv when the software has changed
23) For testing, which of the options below best represents the main concerns of
Configuration Management?
i. All items of testware are identified and version controlled;
ii. All items of testware are used in the final acceptance test;
iii. All items of testware are stored in a common repository;
iv. All items of testware are tracked for change;
v. All items of testware are assigned to a responsible owner;
vi. All items of testware are related to each other and to development items.

 
24) Which of the following are valid objectives for testing?
i.To find defects.
ii.To gain confidence in the level of quality.
iii.To identify the cause of defects.
iv.To prevent defects.
25) Which of the following is a major task of test planning?
26) Which of the following requirements would be tested by a functional system
test?
27) Which of the following would be a valid measure of test progress?
28) Which of the following tools is most likely to contain a comparator?
29) Which of the following are valid objectives for incident reports?
i. Provide developers and other parties with feedback about the problem to
enable identification, isolation and correction as necessary.
ii. Provide ideas for test process improvement.
iii. Provide a vehicle for assessing tester competence.
iv. Provide testers with a means of tracking the quality of the system under test.
30) In a REACTIVE approach to testing when would you expect the bulk of the test
design work to be begun?
31) Which of the following defines the sequence in which tests should be
executed?
32) Given the following decision table

Conditions                       Rule 1       Rule 2       Rule 3       Rule4
Frequent Flyer Member    Yes            Yes            No             No
Class                                 Business   Economy   Business   Economy
Actions
Offer upgrade to First        Yes            No             No             No
Offer upgrade to Business N/A           Yes            N/A            No

What is the expected result for each of the following test cases?
A. Frequent flyer member, travelling in Business class
B. Non-member, travelling in Economy class
33) Given the following State Table:
A B C D E F
SS S1
S1 S2
S2 S3 S1
S3 ES S3
ES
Which of the following represents an INVALID state transition?
34) In which of the following orders would the phases of a formal review usually
occur?
35) What is the objective of debugging?
i To localise a defect.
ii To fix a defect.
iii To show value.
iv To increase the range of testing.
36) What is the difference between a project risk and a product risk?
37) What is typically the MOST important reason to use risk to drive testing
efforts?
38) Which of the following is a benefit of independent testing?
39) Which activity in the fundamental test process includes evaluation of the
testability of the requirements and system?

 
40) Which of the following defines the scope of maintenance testing?

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