ASTQB Certified Tester Foundation Level: Quizzes

Quiz No. 8

Syllabus 2018

ASTQB Certified Tester Foundation Level: Quiz No. 8

QUESTIONS

Q-1. Arranging for the creation and maintenance of test-related documentation is an element of what? Select all that apply.

a. Test planning.

b. Test control.

c. Test analysis.

d. Test design.

e. Test implementation.

f. Test execution.

g. Reporting.


Q-2. Which of the following is an example of a code defect, logic defect or sequence defect? Select all that apply.

a. The incorrect expression of case statements.

b. The omission of an initialization statement.

c. An incorrect data type.

d. All of the above.

e. None of the above.


Q-3. Which of the following is the testing objective of integration testing? Select all that apply.

a. Verify the function of a single, separately testable software element.

b. Verify the interactions between software components.

c. Verify the logical design of the system.

d. Verify the performance of the software.

e. Verify the system behaviors comply with customer requirements.


Q-4. Which of the following is a way in which testing objectives and test activities should vary? Select all that apply.

a. According to the software development life cycle model.

b. According to the SDLC objectives.

c. According to the test strategy.

d. All of the above.

e. None of the above.


Q-5. Which of the following is a fundamental test activity? Select all that apply.

a. Test planning and control.

b. Test analysis and implementation.

c. Test design and execution.

d. All of the above.

e. None of the above.


Q-6. Product manuals, functional specifications and models can be examined using_____________?

a. Dynamic techniques.

b. Static techniques.

c. All of the above.

d. None of the above.


Q-7. What is the focus of control flow analysis?

a. Dead code.

b. Decision points.

c. Erroneous logic.

d. Loops.

e. Complex coding structure.


Q-8. Which of the following is an activity that identifies code that can’t be adequately maintained?

a. Dynamic testing.

b. Static testing.

c. All of the above.

d. None of the above.

Q-9. Which of the following is a characteristic of a walkthrough, but not a formal review?

a. Participants do not follow a defined process.

b. Individual reviewers do not prepare for a meeting.

C. No meeting is required.

D. All of the above.

E. None of the above.

Q-10. What is the primary purpose of a dynamic technique?

a. Identify failures,

b. Identify anomalies.

c. Identify defects.

d. All of the above.

e. None of the above.

Q-11. The complexity of the problem domain and the test strategy are factors that ____________. Select all that apply.

a. Influence the testing effort.

b. Influence the test effort estimate.

c. Influence exit criteria.

d. Test preparation metrics.

e. Elements of a test summary report.

Q-12. Which of the following is a valid factor that typically influences test effort? Select all that apply.

a. The complexity of the test environment.

b. The reliability of the test environment.

c. The adequacy of the test environment.

d. All of the above.

e. None of the above.

Q-13. When performing a product risk analysis, what should be considered? Select all that apply.

a. The harm that may result as a consequence of the code defects.

b. Degree of work required to address code defects.

c. The cost of addressing the code defects.

Q-14. The complexity of the problem domain, test environment and application are factors that_____________. Select all that apply.

a. Influence project risk.

b. Influence the testing effort.

c. Influence the test plan.

d. All of the above.

e. None of the above.

Q-15. Identify the project risk most likely to be specified in the Risks and Contingencies section of a test plan. Select all that apply.

a. Unexpected illness of team member.

b. Processing time that greatly exceeds the norm.

c. Failure to handle a critical use case.


Q-16. An unexpected event during the capture of data and the lack of a method that scales well to capture data are examples of ___________________?

a. Considerations for test management tools.

b. Considerations for static analysis tools.

c. Considerations for test execution tools.

d. All of the above.

e. None of the above

Q-17. On what basis is the acquisition of a test tool approved?

a. Training, coaching and mentoring required to benefit from the acquisition of the tool.

b. Vendor licensing models.

c. Elements of the test strategy that will be improved by the use of a test tool.

d. All of the above.

e. None of the above.

Q-18. Which of the following is an activity of the test tool selection process?

a. Identify the benefits and disadvantages of an existing test process.

b. Consider the organization’s existing location, vendor contracts and customer requirements.

c. Consider the tool’s free usage period.

d. All of the above.

e. None of the above.

QUESTIONS & ANSWERS

Q-1. Arranging for the creation and maintenance of test-related documentation is an element of what? Select all that apply.

a. Test planning.

b. Test control.

c. Test analysis.

d. Test design.

e. Test implementation.

f. Test execution.

g. Reporting.

A-1: a. Test planning. (FL 1.4.2) (LO 1.4.1) (LO 1 Q-36)

Q-2. Which of the following is an example of a code, logic or sequence defect? Select all that apply.

a. The incorrect expression of case statements.

b. The omission of an initialization statement.

c. An incorrect data type.

d. All of the above.

e. None of the above.

A-2: a. The incorrect expression of case statements. (FL 1.2.3) (LO 1.1.5) (LO 1 Q-37)


Q-3. Which of the following is the testing objective of integration testing? Select all that apply.

a. Verify the function of a single, separately testable software element.

b. Verify the interactions between software components.

c. Verify the logical design of the system.

d. Verify the performance of the software.

e. Verify the system behaviors comply with customer requirements.

A-3: b. Verify the interactions between software components. (FL 1.1.1) (LO 1.2.2) (LO 1 Q-38)


Q-4. Which of the following is a way in which testing objectives and test activities should vary? Select all that apply.

a. According to the software development life cycle model.

b. According to the SDLC objectives.

c. According to the test strategy.

d. All of the above.

e. None of the above.

A-4 a. According to the software development life cycle model. and b. According to the SDLC objective. (FL 1.1.1) (LO 1.2.2) (LO 1 Q-39)


Q-5. Which of the following is a fundamental test activity? Select all that apply.

a. Test planning and control.

b. Test analysis and implementation.

c. Test design and execution.

d. All of the above.

e. None of the above.

A-5: a. Test planning and control. (FL 1.4.2) (LO 1.4.1) (LO 1 Q-40)


Q-6. Product manuals, functional specifications and models can be examined using_____________?

a. Dynamic techniques.

b. Static techniques.

c. All of the above.

d. None of the above.

A-6: b. Static techniques. (FL 3.1.1) (LO 3.1.1) (LO 3 Q-36)


Q-7. What is the focus of control flow analysis?

a. Dead code.

b. Decision points.

c. Erroneous logic.

d. Loops.

e. Complex coding structure.

A-7: b. Decision points. And d. Loops. (FL 3.1.3) (LO 3.3.3) (LO 3 Q-37)


Q-8. Which of the following is an activity that identifies code that can’t be adequately maintained?

a. Dynamic testing.

b. Static testing.

c. All of the above.

d. None of the above.

A-8: b. Static testing. (FL 3.1.1) (LO 3.1.1) (LO 3 Q-38)


Q-9. Which of the following is a characteristic of a walkthrough, but not a formal review?

a. Participants do not follow a defined process.

b. Individual reviewers do not prepare for a meeting.

c. No meeting is required.

d. All of the above.

e. None of the above.

A-9: a. A defined process is not followed by participants. and b. Preparation by individual reviewers is not required. (FL 3.2.1) (LO 3.2.1) (LO 3 Q-39)


Q-10. What is the primary purpose of a dynamic technique?

a. Identify failures.

b. Identify anomalies.

c. Identify defects.

d. All of the above.

e. None of the above.

A-10: a. Identify failures. (FL 3.1.1) (LO 3.1.1) (LO 3 Q-40)


Q-11. The complexity of the problem domain and the test strategy are factors that ____________. Select all that apply.

a. Influence the testing effort.

b. Influence the test effort estimate.

c. Influence exit criteria.

d. Test preparation metrics.

e. Elements of a test summary report.

A-11: a. Influence the testing effort. and b. Influence the test effort estimate. (FL 5.2.5) (LO 5.2.7) (LO 5 Q-36)

Q-12. Which of the following is a valid factor that typically influences testing effort? Select all that apply.

a. The complexity of the test environment.

b. The reliability of the test environment.

c. The adequacy of the test environment.

d. All of the above.

e. None of the above.

A-12: d. All of the above. (FL 5.2.5) (LO 5.2.7) (LO 5 Q-38)

Q-13. When performing a product risk analysis, what should be considered? Select all that apply.

a. The harm that may result as a consequence of the code defects.

b. Degree of work required to address code defects.

c. The cost of addressing the code defects.

A-13: a. The harm that may result as a consequence of the code defects. (FL 5.5.1) (LO 5.5.2) (LO 5 Q-38)

Q-14. The complexity of the problem domain, test environment and application are factors that_____________. Select all that apply.

a. Influence project risk.

b. Influence the testing effort.

c. Influence the test plan.

d. All of the above.

e. None of the above.

A-14: d. All of the above. (FL 5.2.5) (LO 5.2.7) (LO 5 Q-39)

Q-15. Identify the project risk most likely to be identified in the Risks and Contingencies section of a test plan. Select all that apply.

a. Unexpected illness of team member.

b. Processing time that greatly exceeds the norm.

c. Failure to handle a critical use case.

A-15: b. Processing time that greatly exceeds the norm. (FL 5.5.2) (LO 5.5.3) (LO 5 Q-35)


Q-16. An unexpected event during the capture of data and the lack of a method that scales well to capture data are examples of ___________________?

a. Considerations for text management tools.

b. Considerations for static analysis tools.

c. Considerations for test execution tools.

d. All of the above.

e. None of the above

A-16: c. Considerations for test execution tools. (FL 6.1.3) (LO 6 Q-36)


Q-17. On what basis is the acquisition of a test tool approved?

A. Training, coaching and mentoring required to benefit from the acquisition of the tool.

B. Vendor licensing models.

C. Elements of the test strategy that will be improved by the use of a test tool.

D. All of the above.

E. None of the above.

A-17: s. Training, coaching and mentoring required to benefit from the acquisition of the tool. and b. Vendor licensing models. (FL 6.1.2) (LO 6.2.1) (LO 6 Q-37)


Q-18. Which of the following is an activity of the test tool selection process?

a. Identify the benefits and disadvantages of an existing test process.

b. Consider the organization’s existing location, vendor contracts and customer requirements.

c. Consider the tool’s free usage period.

d. All of the above.

e. None of the above.

A-18: A. Identify the benefits and disadvantages of an existing test process. and C. Consider the tool’s free usage period. (FL 6.1.3) (LO 6.2.2) (LO 6 Q-38)

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