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Question N°1/30 (Only one answer is correct) :

Which of the following is a form of functional testing?

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Boundary value analysis
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Usability testing
03
Performance testing
04
Security testing
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Question N°2/30 (Only one answer is correct) :

Consider the following statements:
i. 100% statement coverage guarantees 100% branch coverage.
ii. 100% branch coverage guarantees 100% statement coverage.
iii. 100% branch coverage guarantees 100% decision coverage.
iv. 100% decision coverage guarantees 100% branch coverage.
v. 100% statement coverage guarantees 100% decision coverage.

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ii is True; i, iii, iv & v are False
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i & v are True; ii, iii & iv are False
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ii & iii are True; i, iv & v are False
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ii, iii & iv are True; i & v are False
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Question N°3/30 (Only one answer is correct) :

Error guessing:

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supplements formal test design techniques.
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can only be used in component, integration and system testing.
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is only performed in user acceptance testing.
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is not repeatable and should not be used.
10.00%
Question N°4/30 (Only one answer is correct) :

In prioritising what to test, the most important objective is to:

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find as many faults as possible.
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test high risk areas.
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obtain good test coverage.
04
test whatever is easiest to test.
13.33%
Question N°5/30 (Only one answer is correct) :

Which of the following is NOT true of incidents?

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Incident resolution is the responsibility of the author of the software under test.
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Incidents may be raised against user requirements.
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Incidents require investigation and/or correction.
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Incidents are raised when expected and actual results differ.
16.67%
Question N°6/30 (Only one answer is correct) :

Alpha testing is:

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post-release testing by end user representatives at the developer’s site.
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he first testing that is performed.
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pre-release testing by end user representatives at the developer’s site.
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pre-release testing by end user representatives at their sites.
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Question N°7/30 (Only one answer is correct) :

Which of the following items would not come under Configuration Management?

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operating systems
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test documentation
03
live data
04
user requirement documents
23.33%
Question N°8/30 (Only one answer is correct) :

We split testing into distinct stages primarily because:

 

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Each test stage has a different purpose.
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It is easier to manage testing in stages.
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We can run different tests in different.
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The more stages we have, the better the testing.
26.67%
Question N°9/30 (Only one answer is correct) :

The most important thing about early test design is that it:

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makes test preparation easier.
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means inspections are not required.
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can prevent fault multiplication.
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will find all faults.
30.00%
Question N°10/30 (Only one answer is correct) :

When should testing be stopped?

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when all the planned tests have been run
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when time has run out
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when all faults have been fixed correctly
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it depends on the risks for the system being tested
33.33%
Question N°11/30 (Only one answer is correct) :

Given the following sets of test management terms (v-z), and activity descriptions (1-5), which one of the following best pairs the two sets?

v – test control
w – test monitoring
x - test estimation
y - incident management
z - configuration control
 
1 - calculation of required test resources
2 - maintenance of record of test results
3 - re-allocation of resources when tests overrun
4 - report on deviation from test plan
5 - tracking of anomalous test results

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v-3,w-2,x-1,y-5,z-4
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v-2,w-5,x-1,y-4,z-3
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v-3,w-4,x-1,y-5,z-2
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v-2,w-1,x-4,y-3,z-5
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Question N°12/30 (Only one answer is correct) :

Which of the following should NOT normally be an objective for a test?

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To find faults in the software.
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To assess whether the software is ready for release.
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To demonstrate that the software doesn’t work.
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To prove that the software is correct.
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Question N°13/30 (Only one answer is correct) :

Which of the following is false?

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Incidents should always be fixed.
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An incident occurs when expected and actual results differ.
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Incidents can be analysed to assist in test process improvement.
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An incident can be raised against documentation.
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Question N°14/30 (Only one answer is correct) :

Regression testing should be performed:

v) every week
W) after the software has changed
x) as often as possible
y) when the environment has changed
z) when the project manager says

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v & w are true, x, y & z are false
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w, x & y are true, v & z are false
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w & y are true, v, x & z are false
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w is true, v, x, y & z are false
46.67%
Question N°15/30 (Only one answer is correct) :

What is the main difference between a walkthrough and an inspection?

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An inspection is lead by the author, whilst a walkthrough is lead by a trained moderator.
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An inspection has a trained leader, whilst a walkthrough has no leader.
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Authors are not present during inspections, whilst they are during walkthroughs.
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A walkthrough is lead by the author, whilst an inspection is lead by a trained moderator
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Question N°16/30 (Only one answer is correct) :

What is the purpose of a test completion criterion?

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to know when a specific test has finished its execution
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to ensure that the test case specification is complete
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to set the criteria used in generating test inputs
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to determine when to stop testing
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Question N°17/30 (Only one answer is correct) :

Which of the following requirements is testable?

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The system shall be user friendly.
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The safety-critical parts of the system shall contain 0 faults.
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The -critical parts of the system shall contain 0 faults.
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The system shall be built to be portable.
56.67%
Question N°18/30 (Only one answer is correct) :

Order numbers on a stock control system can range between 10000 and 99999 inclusive. Which of the following inputs might be a result of designing tests for only valid equivalence classes and valid boundaries?

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1000, 50000, 99999
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9999, 50000, 100000
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10000, 50000, 99999
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10000, 99999, 100000
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Question N°19/30 (Only one answer is correct) :

How would you estimate the amount of re-testing likely to be required?

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Metrics from previous similar projects
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Discussions with the development team
03
Time allocated for regression testing
04
1 & 2
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Question N°20/30 (Only one answer is correct) :

Data flow analysis studies:

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possible communications bottlenecks in a program.
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the rate of change of data values as a program executes.
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the use of data on paths through the code.
04
the intrinsic complexity of the code.
66.67%
Question N°21/30 (Only one answer is correct) :

Functional system testing is:

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testing that the system functions with other systems
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testing that the components that comprise the system function together
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testing the end to end functionality of the system as a whole
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testing the system performs functions within specified response times
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Question N°22/30 (Only one answer is correct) :

Enough testing has been performed when:

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time runs out.
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the required level of confidence has been achieved.
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no more faults are found.
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the users won’t find any serious faults.
73.33%
Question N°23/30 (Only one answer is correct) :

Static analysis is best described as:

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the analysis of batch programs.
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the reviewing of test plans.
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the analysis of program code.
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the use of black box testing.
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Question N°24/30 (Only one answer is correct) :

Analyse the following highly simplified procedure:

Ask: “What type of ticket do you require, single or return?”
IF the customer wants ‘return’
Ask: “What rate, Standard or Cheap-day?”
IF the customer replies ‘Cheap-day’
Say: “That will be £11:20”
ELSE
Say: “That will be £19:50”
ENDIF
ELSE
Say: “That will be £9:75”
ENDIF

Now decide the minimum number of tests that are needed to ensure that all the questions have been asked, all combinations have occurred and all replies given.

 

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3
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4
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5
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6
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Question N°25/30 (Only one answer is correct) :

Which of these activities provides the biggest potential cost saving from the use of CAST?

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Test management
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Test design
03
Test execution
04
Test planning
83.33%
Question N°26/30 (Only one answer is correct) :

Which of the following statements about reviews is true?

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Reviews cannot be performed on user requirements specifications.
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Reviews are the least effective way of testing code.
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Reviews are unlikely to find faults in test plans.
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Reviews should be performed on specifications, code, and test plans.
86.67%
Question N°27/30 (Only one answer is correct) :

A configuration management system would NOT normally provide:

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linkage of customer requirements to version numbers.
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facilities to compare test results with expected results.
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the precise differences in versions of software component source code.
04
restricted access to the source code library.
90.00%
Question N°28/30 (Only one answer is correct) :

Incidents would not be raised against:

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requirements
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documentation
03
test cases
04
improvements suggested by users
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Question N°29/30 (Only one answer is correct) :

Which of the following techniques is NOT a black box technique?

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state transition testing
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LCSAJ
03
syntax testing
04
boundary value analysis
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Question N°30/30 (Only one answer is correct) :

What can static analysis NOT find?

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the use of a variable before it has been defined
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unreachable (“dead”) code
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memory leaks
04
array bound violations
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