ASTQB Certified Tester Foundation Level: Quizzes

Quiz No. 29

Syllabus 2018

ASTQB Certified Tester Foundation Level: Quiz No. 29

QUESTIONS

Q-1. Which of the following relates to a testing principle? Select all that apply.

a. Zeno’s Paradox.

b. Pareto Paradox.

c. Absence of Errors Paradox.

d. Pesticide Paradox.

Q-2. Why is it important to specify test deliverables in a test plan? Select all that apply.

a. The deliverables represent the stated expectations for the development team.

b. The deliverables represent the stated expectations for the test team.

c. The deliverables represent the stated expectations for the stakeholders.


Q-3. Locate and install software to be tested and report anomalies are examples of which of the following? Select all that apply.

a. Test planning and control.

b. Test analysis and design.

c. Test implementation and execution.

d. Reporting.


Q-4. Which of the following describes an effect of the failure of a business-critical system? Select all that apply.

a. The inability to achieve a strategic objective.

b. The loss of sensitive data.

c. A catastrophic impact of people and other living things.

d. All of the above.

e. None of the above.


Q-5.The test manager does not want to move from one test level to the next unless it’s appropriate to do so. What is required to meet this objective? Select all that apply.

a. Technical activities are satisfactory.

b. Scheduling activities are satisfactory.

c. Cost activities are satisfactory.

d. All of the above.

e. None of the above.


Q-6. A report of findings may be created at the conclusion of _________________review type(s).

a. Walkthrough.

b. Inspection.

c. Technical review.

d. All of the above.

e. None of the above.

Q-7. In what case does an author use a step-by-step approach to explain a document’s content to other review participants?

a. Walkthrough.

b. Technical review.

c. Inspection.

d. All of the above.

e. None of the above.

Q-8. Which of the following review types grants participants access to the test object prior to the review?

a. Informal review.

b. Walkthrough.

c. Technical review.

d. All of the above.

e. None of the above.

Q-9. Which of the following requires participants to complete preparatory work prior to the review meeting?

a. Technical review.

b. Inspection.

c. Walkthrough.

d. All of the above.

e. None of the above.

Q-10. True or False: A team’s culture and maturity level guides a review’s processes and the formality of same.

a. True. (T)

b. False. (F)


Q-11. Why is risk analysis integrated with test planning? Select all that apply.

a. Risk management supports test management’s efforts to create the appropriate test strategy to ensure mission-essential software possesses needed capabilities.

b. Risk management supports test management’s efforts to ensure testing resources are applied to the elements of code that are likely to contain the majority of existing defects.

c. Risk management is a means to evaluate risk factors, so an appropriate test approach is selected to mitigate risks.

d. All of the above.

e. None of the above.

Q-12. You want to test a piece of code. How do you do so? Select all that apply.

a. Unit testing.

b. Component testing.

c. Integration testing.

d. System testing.

e. Acceptance testing.

Q-13. What are the main activities that are required to create a test procedure? Select all that apply.

a. Assign the test procedure an identifier.

b. Create a test schedule.

c. Create a list of test cases.

d. Specify exit criteria.

e. State the testing tasks.

Q-14. What must be considered when creating a test design specification? Select all that apply.

a. What features should be tested?

b. What metrics are needed for control, monitoring and reporting?

c. What equipment, tools and software are needed?

d. How can the testing approach be refined?

e. On what basis will a feature pass or fail?

Q-15. When determining if integration testing should be performed, what questions should be asked? Select all that apply.

a. Do two or more components coordinate activities?

b. Do two or more components share data?

c. Do two or more components pass control using application programming interfaces?

d. All of the above.

e. None of the above,


Q-16, Which of the following is a consideration for the adoption of a test execution tool?

a. The creation and storage of expected test results.

b. The volume of warning messages the tool generates.

c. The staged adjustment of the tool’s filters.

d. All of the above.

e. None of the above.

Q-17. For what purpose are action words used?

a. Evaluation of warning messages during too maintenance.

b. Keyword-driven test approach.

c. Enforcement of coding standards.

d. All of the above.

e. None of the above.

QUESTIONS & ANSWERS

Q-1. Which of the following relates to a testing principle? Select all that apply.

a. Zeno’s Paradox.

b. Pareto Paradox.

c. Absence of Errors Paradox.

d. Pesticide Paradox.

A-1: a. Zeno’s Paradox. and d. Pesticide Paradox. (FL 1.4.1) (LO 1.3.1) (LO 1 Q-141)


Q-2. Why is it important to specify test deliverables in a test plan? Select all that apply.

a. The deliverables represent the stated expectations for the development team.

b. The deliverables represent the stated expectations for the test team.

c. The deliverables represent the stated expectations for the stakeholders.

A-2: b. The deliverables represent the stated expectations for the test team. (FL 1.4.1) (LO 1.4.1) (LO 1 Q-142)


Q-3. Locate and install software to be tested and report anomalies are examples of which of the following? Select all that apply.

a. Test planning and control.

b. Test analysis and design.

c. Test implementation and execution.

d. Reporting.

A-3: c. Test implementation and execution. (FL 1.4.1) ( LO 1.4.1) (LO 1 Q-143)


Q-4. Which of the following describes an effect of the failure of a business-critical system? Select all that apply.

a. The inability to achieve a strategic objective.

b. The loss of sensitive data.

c. A catastrophic impact of people and other living things.

d. All of the above.

e. None of the above.

A-4: a. The inability to achieve a strategic objective. (FL 1.2.1) (LO 1.1.1) (LO 1 Q-144)


Q-5.The test manager does not want to move from one test level to the next unless it’s appropriate to do so. What is required to meet this objective? Select all that apply.

a. Technical activities are satisfactory.

b. Scheduling activities are satisfactory.

c. Cost activities are satisfactory.

d. All of the above.

e. None of the above.

A-5: d. All of the above. (FL 1.4.1) (LO 1.4.1) (LO 1 Q-145)


Q-6. A report of findings may be created at the conclusion of _________________review type(s).

a. Walkthrough.

b. Inspection.

c. Technical review.

d. All of the above.

e. None of the above.

A-6: d. All of the above. (FL 3.2.3) (LO 3.2.2) (FL 3 Q-141)

Q-7. In what case does an author use a step-by-step approach to explain a document’s content to other review participants?

a. Walkthrough.

b. Technical review.

c. Inspection.

d. All of the above.

e. None of the above.

A-7: a. Walkthrough. (FL 3.2.3) (LO 3.2.2) (FL 3 Q-142)

Q-8. Which of the following review types grants participants access to the test object prior to the review?

a. Informal review.

b. Walkthrough.

c. Technical review.

d. All of the above.

e. None of the above.

A-8: b. Walkthrough and c. Technical review. (FL 3.1.3) (LO 3.1.3) (LO 3 Q-143)

Q-9. Which of the following requires participants to complete preparatory work prior to the review meeting?

a. Technical review.

b. Inspection.

c. Walkthrough.

d. All of the above.

e. None of the above.

A-9: d. All of the above. (FL 3.2.3) (LO 3.2.2) (LO 3 Q-144)

Q-10. True or False: A team’s culture and maturity level guides a review’s processes and the formality of same.

a. True.

b. False.

A-10: a. True. (FL 3.2.5) (LO 3.2.3) (LO 3 Q-140)


Q-11. Why is risk analysis integrated with test planning? Select all that apply.

a. Risk management supports test management’s efforts to create the appropriate test strategy to ensure mission-essential software possesses needed capabilities.

b. Risk management supports test management’s efforts to ensure testing resources are applied to the elements of code that are likely to contain the majority of existing defects.

c. Risk management is a means to evaluate risk factors, so an appropriate test approach is selected to mitigate risks.

d. All of the above.

e. None of the above.

A-11: d. All of the above. (FL 5.5.1) (LO 5.5.2) (LO 5 Q-141)

Q-12. You want to test a piece of code. How do you do so? Select all that apply.

a. Unit testing.

b. Component testing.

c. Integration testing.

d. System testing.

e. Acceptance testing.

A-12: a. Unit testing. (FL 1.2.1) (LO 5.2.1) (LO 5 Q-142)

Q-13. What are the main activities that are required to create a test procedure? Select all that apply.

a. Assign the test procedure an identifier.

b. Create a test schedule.

c. Create a list of test cases.

d. Specify exit criteria.

e. State the testing tasks.

A-13: a. Assign the test procedure an identifier, and c. Create a list of test cases. (FL 5.2.1) (LO 5.2.2) (LO 5 Q-143)

Q-14. What must be considered when creating a test design specification? Select all that apply.

a. What features should be tested?

b. What metrics are needed for control, monitoring and reporting?

c. What equipment, tools and software are needed?

d. How can the testing approach be refined?

e. On what basis will a feature pass or fail?

A-14: a. What features should be tested? d. How can the testing approach be refined? and e. On what basis will a feature pass or fail? (FL 5.2.2) (LO 5.2.2) (LO 5 Q-144)

Q-15. When determining if integration testing should be performed, what questions should be asked? Select all that apply.

a. Do two or more components coordinate activities?

b. Do two or more components share data?

c. Do two or more components pass control using application programming interfaces?

d. All of the above.

e. None of the above,

A-15: d. All of the above. (FL 2.2.2) (LO 5.2.1) (LO 5 Q-63)


Q-16, Which of the following is a consideration for the adoption of a test execution tool?

a. The creation and storage of expected test results.

b. The volume of warning messages the tool generates.

c. The staged adjustment of the tool’s filters.

d. All of the above.

e. None of the above.

A-16: a. The creation and storage of expected test results. (FL 6.1.3) (LO 6.2.2) (LO 6 Q-64)

Q-17. For what purpose are action words used?

a. Evaluation of warning messages during too maintenance.

b. Keyword-driven test approach.

c. Enforcement of coding standards.

d. All of the above.

e. None of the above.

A-17: b. Keyword-driven test approach. (FL 6.1.3) (LO 6.2.2) (LO 6 Q-65)

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