CSTE Certification Questions 1

CSTE Certification question dumps on Software Testing Manual Testing. 

1. Premature release is defined as releasing the software into production under which of the following conditions EXCEPT?
1.     Test report is not prepared
2.     The test plan has not been completed
3.     The requirements were implemented incorrectly
4.     The test plan has not been completed.

 2. Bottoms up integration testing has as its major advantages so that
1.     major decision points are tested early
2.     no drivers needs to be written
3.     no stubs needs to be written
4.     regression testing is not required

 3. _____________ provide direction, ______________are the rules or measures by which the implemented policies are measured and the ____________ are the means used to meet or comply with the standards
1.     Standards, Policies , procedures
2.     Policies, standards, procedures
3.     Standards, procedures, policies
4.     Policies, procedures, standards
5.     Procedures, policies, standards.

4. Cost of non-confirmation includes
1.     Training Survey etc.
2.     Survey Studies
3.     Training Survey etc., Studies and Survey
4.     Rework

5.When should you stop testing     
1.     When the quality goals established in the beginning of the projects are met
2.     when you run out of time
3.     None of the listed options
4.     when all the test cases are done

6. Some of the primary testing risks include EXCEPT
1.     Not Enough Training Lack of Test Competency
2.     Lack of Customer and User involvement
3.     Lack of management support   
4.     Lack of Test tools
7. Given the following costs
User documentation $1000, Rework - 1500$, Design - 400$, Review of user documents - 800$, code review 1200$, The cost of quality is
1.     $2400            
2.     $5000            
3.     $3500            
4.     $4000

8. Testing that may involve intentionally causing the system to fail so that recovery procedures can be tested is called
1.     Stress testing   
2.     Recovery testing
3.     Disaster testing      
4.     Security testing

9. Post Mortems Review is an Process Review (T/F) True
10. A Changes has been done to the design of an application, which of the following is required after this changes is implemented
1.     Unit retesting
2.     Subsystem retesting
3.     None of the listed options
4.     Design re verification
5.     All the listed options

11. _______________ are important elements of test objectives
1.     Feasible and simple
2.     Affordable and Flexible
3.     Reasonable and understandable
4.     Reasonable and Adequate
 (Note: Applicable, reasonable, adequate, feasible, affordable are all test objectives)

12. Unit testing is conducted in the development environment (T/F). True

13. Test planning should begin
1.     before Requirement collection
2.     At the time of Requirement definition
3.     after Requirement collection
4.     after design

14. Summary project status report include information like
1.     Resource, status, budget
2.     Time, status, budget
3.     Resource, budget, time
4.     time, resource, budget

15. Following are the examples of satisfaction metrics EXCEPT
1.     Ease of use
2.     Acceptance criteria met
3.     Customer subject assessment
4.     Customer satisfaction

16. A white box testing technique that measures the number of or percentage of decision outcomes covered by the test cases designed is called
1.     Consistent condition set           
2.     Basis path coverage
3.     Modified decision coverage     
4.     Decision coverage

17. The functional testing that verifies the procedures to balance file function property is called
   Compatability testing 
   File integrity
   Compliance testing   
   Integration testing

18. Activities asssociated with risk management are
    Risk reduction methods             
    Risk analysis
    Risk Migitation 
    Risk estimation

19. One of the most commonly identified weakness in software testing is
     lack of time  
     lack of skilled resources
     lack of metrics            
     lack of defects count

20. To develop a software test matrix follow these steps EXCEPT
     Definite test plan
     prepare the software test matrix
     define test as required
     define verification tests

21. Test coverage can be measured by EXCEPT ________________
            Global data coverage
            All of the listed options
            User specified data coverage
            Statement coverage
22. When one application feeds data to second application, the latter application is called as _____________application  
            Stage containment
            Message Processing

23. The test tool that is used to test manual procedures in order to verify whether authorization procedures are followed is
            Symbolic execution
            Cause effect graphing
            Pareto analysis

 24. Which of the following testing demonstrates key functional capabilities by testing a string of units that accomplish a specific function in the application?
           Thread testing 
           Unit testing
           Integration testing  
           Black box testing

25. Due to a change in design, the requirement for an already coded critical software component got modified in its entirely.  The developer had to modify the code based on new requirement.  Testing team is to choose the appropriate type of regression test to minimize the impact to the project schedule.  Which type of regression test would you choose.
            Full regression test
            Unit regression test
            Regional regression test
            System Testing

26. Cost of confirmation includes
            Training Survey etc.
            Training  Survey  etc., 
            Studies and Survey   

27. The test schedule section includes which of the following except
            Sequence of tests
            Major test activities
            The types of tests that must be conducted
            Initial estimates for each activity

28. High priority in any defect management program should be
            To improve the process
            All the listed options
            to prevent defects
            to identify the best prevents on techniques and implement them

29. Testers insert additional code into a program to collect information about program behavoiur during program execution.  This is called as ___________
            Dynamic assertion
            Integration Testing

30. The inability of a system or components to perform its required functions when specified requirement is called

31. Which of the following statement about different risk type is correct?
            It is not difficult to create test scenarios for high level risks
            Strategic risks are the high level business risk faced by the software system
            Tactical risk  are subsets at a higher level of the strategic risks

32. Which among the following is NOT a way to define and measure test coverage?
            User specified data coverage
            Global data coverage
            Stable/ Control Coverage
            Modified Decision coverage

33. Which among the following is the correct sequence to test execution?
         Identify test cases and test cycles, assign test scripts, set up test environment, review test cases
         Set up test environment, identify test cases and test cycles, assign test scripts, review test results
         Set up test environment, identify test case, review test result, assign test scripts
         All the listed options

34. Following are examples of intentional act EXCEPT
          False message may be inserted into the system
          Communication protocol may fail to positively identify the transmitter or receiver of a message
          Messages may be recorded and replayed into the system
          If encryption (i.e use of codes) is used  may be stolen

35. Which among the following is a suggested prioritization method to follow?
            Critical, Major, Low
            Major, Minor, High
            Critical, Major, Minor, High
            Critical, Low, High
            Critical , Major, Minor

36. Without preparation of a test plan, at an earlier testing phase, tests may be ________________
            uneconomical and ineffective
            None of the listed options  

37. Following are the valid defect types EXCEPT
            Change Request

38. The test technique to enter errorneous data to determine it cannot affect the integrity of the files is called ______________
            Error handling    
            File integrity

39. Creating representative processing conditions using test transactions is the concept of _______________
            Test plan preparation  
            Test data preparation
            All the listed options  
            Requirements Traceability Matrix

40. _______________ is used to record data as it is gathered
            All the listed options
 41. Test objectives ______________________
             Enable the tester and project manager to guage testing progress and success
            Guide the development of test cases, procedures and test data
            Enhance communication both within and outside of the project team by helping to define the scope of the testing effort.

42. One of the most effective method for estimating expected impact of risk is ______________
            Pareto Analysis
            None of the listed options
            Annual loss expection formula
            Risk analysis

43. A Static analysis technique that derives a symbolic expression for each program path is called _______________
            Structural testing
            Statistical process control
            None of the listed options  
            Symbolic execution

44. _______________ in a test phase verifies the application being tested could correctly communicate with interrelated application system
            Functional testing
            Unit testing   
            Regression testing
45. Which of the following statement is NOT correct?
            90 % of all defects are caused by process problems
            Reviews are generally greater than 65% efficient in finding defects
            60% of software defects originate in the requirements phase of the project
       Over 50% of the life cycle of software system is spent on requirements

46. Priority of defects should be given to on that caused data corruption, system crash and security violations (T/F). True. 

47. Which among the following is a set of predefined action items used by test for a process to be complete and acceptable?
            Formal analysis        
            Exit criteria
            Force field analysis   
            Error guessing

48. When we talk about analysis performed by executing the program code, we are talking about _____________
            Force field analysis 
            Dynamic analysis
            Formal analysis
            None of the listed options
49. Following are the key concepts of the process engineering program EXCEPT
           Absolute compliance to standard and procedures is required (Process Engineering)
           Process is driven by testing projects (Not a Process Engineering)
           Program is driven by management policies (Process Engineering)
           Management provides an organizations structure for the workers to develop their own standards and procedures. (Process Engineering)

50. How do you track requirements in test case?
            Requirement documents    
            Traceability Matrix
            Test Plan
            None of the above

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