CSTE Certification Questions 3

CSTE Certficiation question dumps on Software testing continued.
1.       Acceptance testing will be done by 
a.       User
b.       Quality control
c.        Quality assurance
d.       Senior management

2.       Main objective of configuration management
a.       Maintain baseline for each version
b.       Build software libraries
c.        Get the right change installed at the right time
3.   Customers will be get supported from these people for their problems 
a.       Helpdesk

4.    Unit testing is a
a.       White box testing
b.       Black box testing
c.        Stress testing
5.    Before doing integration testing this testing must have been done
a.       Unit testing
b.       Systems testing
c.        Stress testing

6.    Cost of quality
a.       Appraisal, failure and preventive

7.    4 types of testing
a.       System, unit, integration, acceptance

8.    There are 7 problem analysis tools. Which of the following is not one
a.       Flow chart
b.       Scatter plot
c.        Variance analysis

11.     Given the following costs:
User documentation  - $ 1000        Rework - $ 1000
Design   - $ 400                           Review of User Documents - $ 1000
                                                Code review - $ 1000
The cost of Quality is
a.       $3000
b.       $4000
c.        $5000

12.     Metric to measure operational reliability
a.       MTBF
b.       Defect density

13.     The programmer writes a program step-by-step following this:
a.       Procedure
b.       Checklist
c.        Process
d.       Check sheet

14.Testing (including fixing the problem) is app. 50% of total product development cost
a.       True
b.       False

15. JIT is used only for inventory control by toyota
a.       True
b.       False

16. What is 6 sigma
a.       34 per 1,000
b.       34 per 1,00,000
c.        34 per 1,000,000
d.       34 per 10,000,000 (its 34 not 3.4 :-P )

17. Mean and median are
a.       Central tendency
b.       Variation

18. An example of deployment of a quality approach is:
a.       The degree to which the approach embodies effective evaluation cycles
b.       The appropriate and effective application to all product and service characteristics
c.        The effectiveness of the use of tools, techniques, and methods
d.       The contribution of outcomes and effects to quality improvement
e.        The significance of improvement to the company’s business

19. The concept of continuous improvement as applied to quality means
a.       Employees will continue to get better
b.       Processes will be improved by a lot of small improvements
c.        Processes will be improved through a few large improvements
e.        Improved technology will be added to the process, such as acquiring  CASE tools
e.The functionality of the products will be enhanced

20. Quality is
a.       Meeting requirements
b.       Zero defects
c.        Customer satisfaction
d.       All of the above
a.       a & c only

21. Systems are audited after implementation to determine whether or not the system met standards. This is an example of
a.       Detective control
b.       Quality control
c.        Quality Assurance
d.       Corrective control
e.        None of the above

22. The primary responsibility of quality lies with
a.       Senior management
b.       Quality control

23. Random causes are assigned to normal variation            
a.       True
b.       False

24. An operator verifies that all production jobs are run. This is
a.       Quality control
b.       Quality assurance
c.        Production planning
d.       Disaster recovery

25.   The testing intended to show that previously correct software has not been adversely affected by changes is called:
a.       Black-box testing
b.       White box testing
c.        Regression testing

26. The best phase that testing should begin is
a.       After project starts
b.       After requirements phase
c.        After design phase
d.       After coding

27. Assume you are a new quality assurance manager. You have observed a high failure rate in production due to defects in the computer programs.  If you follow good quality practices, the approach you would take to reduce the incidence of failure is to:

a.       Initiate code inspections to identify defects in code
b.       Increase the type and extent of testing to remove defects before production
c.        Classify and count the defects so that you can identify the defect of highest frequency and eliminate the root cause of the defect
d.       Encourage the programmers to try harder to make fewer defects
e.        Include individual defect rates in the performance appraisal system

28. The standards that have the greatest acceptance, and the highest compliance percentage, are normally those standards developed by

a.       Senior management
b.       The standards committee
c.        A quality assurance group
d.       The users of the standards
e.        Internal auditors

29.     Standard is:
a) What
b) When       
c) Why                  
d) Where

30. Your project produces more than 100 defects 
a.       The project is useless
b.       You cannot comment as you do not have much information

31. Your project produces 1000 defects per 150 function points. Now you have
a.       Benchmark        
b.       Baseline
c.        Size

32. The cost of correcting defects at the early stage of S/W development life cycle is less than correcting them at the later stage.     TRUE/FALSE

33. Errors in a software are due to :
a.       Faulty processes

34. Pareto chart is designed to rank items by frequency.
a) True     b) False

35. One of most used QA tool is check sheet
a.       True
b.       False

36. How do you apply stress to the program
a.       Larger volumes of transactions
b.       Changes to transactions

37. The cost allocated for preventing the defects from occurring in right-first-time
a.       Preventive
b.       Appraisal
c.        Failure
d.       Direct

38. One attribute of risk is magnitude. What is other
a.       User
b.       Type
c.        Frequency

39. After 5 years a project gave a profit of $ 50000. How will you measure the profit when the project was initially implemented
  1. Present value of money
  2. Return on investment
  3. Asset depreciation
40. A place where data collected is recorded is
a.       Check sheet
b.       Histogram

41. Password should be changed
a.       On regular basis
b.       When you suspect that password is compromised
c.        When you leave the place
d.       All of the above
e.        None of the above

42. On a random basis application systems are audited after implementation to determine whether or not the system met standards. This is an example of
a.       Quality control
b.       Detective control
c.        Quality Assurance
d.       Corrective control
e.       None of the above

43. The effort required for locating and fixing an error in an operational program
  1. Testability
  2. Maintainability
  3.  Usability
  4. Efficiency
44. The contributors to poor quality in an organization are
a.    Lack of involvement by management
b.    Lack of knowledge about quality
c.    Time constraints
d.    A and B

45. Definition of Integrity
a)    Extent to which a program satisfies its specs and fulfils the user’s mission and goals
b)    Effort required for learning, operating, preparing input, interpreting output of a program
c)    Effort required to couple one system with another
d)   Extent to which access to software or data by unauthorized persons can be controlled
e)    All of the above

46. Achieving quality is easy.  True/False

47. “Failure to enforce standards” as a contributor to poor quality belongs to which category?
a)   Lack of involvement by management
b)    Lack of knowledge

48. To achieve quality (i.e., defect free products and services), we require
a)    Close cooperation between management and staff
b)    Commitment
c)    An environment in which quality can flourish
d)   All of the above

49. Quality is not a long-term strategy. True/False

50. PDCA cycle is developed by
a)    Deming
b)   Dr. Shewhart
c)    Ishikawa
d)    Harold S.Geneen

51. Quality Assurance (QA) and Quality Control (QC) are both necessary to make quality happen. Of the two QA is more important than QC
  1. True
  2. False

52. QC is a line function, performed by the same group that produces the goods
  1. True
  2. False
53. QA is a management function
  1. True
  2. False
54. QC is a related to the product
  1. True
  2. False
55. QA is related to the process producing the product
  1. True
  2. False    
56. If you make the process consistent, then the product produced by the process will be consistent. This is main aim behind
  1. Quality Control
  2. Quality Assurance
  3. Both of the above
  4. Neither of the above
57. Check for defects in product with the primary aim of correcting defects. This is
  1. Quality Control
  2. Quality Assurance
  3. Both of the above
  4. Neither of the above
58. Check for defects in process for the primary aim of correcting or establishing new process. This is 
  1. Quality Control
  2. Quality Assurance
  3. Both of the above
  4. Neither of the above
59. As per ISO protocols, all ISO standards should be confirmed, revised or with drawn  in
a)   Every  3 years
b)    Every 5 years
c)    Every 10 years
d)    As required

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