What is the Risk Priority Number for risk item number 2? 2 credits
What would be a test approach regarding the test design techniques to be applied that would fit an item with the highest risk? 2 credits
Which of the following phases in the fundamental test process is considered to deliver a document which can be used as a major input for test process improvement? 1 credit
A test log is one of the documents that need to be produced in this domain in order to provide evidence of testing. However, the level of detail of test logs can vary. Which of the following is NOT an influencing factor for the level of detail of the test logs being produced? 1 credit
You have been given responsibility for the non-functional testing of a safety-critical monitoring & diagnostics package in the medical area. Which of the following would you least expect to see addressed in the test plan? 1 credit
Since the system is in the medical domain and therefore in the safety critical area, testing needs to be rigorous and evidence is required that the system has been adequately tested. Identify THREE measures that would typically be part of the test approach in this domain and which are not always applicable in other domains! 1 credit
In general, why is it NOT a good idea to estimate the testing effort based only on a percentage of development effort? Identify THREE valid reasons. 1 credit
In general which part of the testing activity is most difficult to estimate? 1 credit
Identify THREE items that would be part of the work-breakdown structure showing the key testing activities for the acceptance test project. 2 credits (for 2 out of 3 correct 1 credit)
Relying only on the information provided in the scenario, select the TWO items and/or features for which sufficient information is available to proceed with test design. 2 credits
Given is the following defect removal chart reported at the end of system testing - showing total defects detected and closed defects (fixed and successfully retested). A number of open defects are classified as critical. All tests have been executed.
Based on the chart above, what is the most appropriate next test phase? 1 credit
Continuing with the Scenario described in the previous question, which of the following topics would you need to address in detail in the master test plan? 3 credits
Which of the following is NOT a valid objective of testing?
A booking system for a city bus service prices its fares according to the time of travel:
• Peak-time tariff starts at 0600 and finishes at 1000 am
• Off-peak tariff applies during all other times of service
• The bus service does not operate between 2300 and the start of the next day’s peak service
Note that all times mentioned are inclusive.
When applying the equivalence partitioning test design technique, which of the following options, shows test case inputs that each fall into a different equivalence partition?
Your company is developing a system with complex business rules and many branches in the structure of its code components. You need to choose one black box technique and one white box technique for test case design.
Which one of the following offers the BEST choice?
You have investigated different possibilities and selected four of them to present to IT management. Which of the proposals will you most likely give your highest recommendations? 3 credits
Instead of having an independent test team within the company, the company is considering to outsource testing. What are THREE key challenges that are typical for outsourcing? 1 credit
You are considering involving users during test execution. In general, what is the main reason for involving users during test execution? 1 credit
Which of the following is a valid objective of testing? [K1]
A bank is developing a new service that will be delivered via the web. The user interactions are defined as a set of use cases and the service is designed to be available continuously 24/7. In view of the challenging characteristics of the service the test manager has decided that the code should be thoroughly tested at component level.
Which of the following test types will be required during the development? [K2]
Which of the following BEST describes the relationship between test planning and test execution? [K2]
Which of the following would you least expect to form part of the analysis of initial tool costs? 1 credit
Select THREE issues from the options provided that should at least be raised. 1 credit
Evaluate the status of the project against the defined exit criteria. Which of the following options shows the correct status? 2 credits
Risks should be constantly reviewed. Given the current situation, which one of the following factors is most likely to lead to a revised view of product risk? 3 credits
Which of the following is least likely to be used as a technique to identify project and product risks? 1 credit
Which of the following is a project risk mitigation step you might take as test manager? 1 credit
Part of the testing strategy indicates that you are going to be using systematic test design techniques. Your manager has asked that you present the main advantages of using these techniques at the next board meeting. Identify THREE main benefits of using systematic test design techniques within this company. 2 credits (for 2 out of 3 correct 1 credit)
In addition to risk, identify TWO other components of a testing strategy. 1 credit
You have been asked to write a testing strategy for the company. Which statement best explains how risk can be addressed within the testing strategy? 1 credit
Faults found by users are due to..?
The cost of fixing a fault:
A system is designed to accept values of examination marks as follows:
Fail: 0–39 inclusive
Pass: 40–59 inclusive
Merit: 60–79 inclusive
Distinction: 80–100 inclusive
In which of the following sets of values are all values in different equivalence partitions?
Which one of the following estimation approaches is appropriate at this stage of the project? 2 credits
Which of the following are valid reasons for adopting a different life cycle (from the V model), for increments after the first year? 2 credits
i. We do not have a clear understanding of the requirements from a customer perspective.
ii. We see the risk of delivering requested functionality late as being higher than the risk of delivering a lower quality product.
iii. We do not have a budget for additional regression testing which is needed to ensure that existing functionality is not compromised by future iterations.
iv. The company test strategy does not fit well within the V life cycle model.
Which of the following would be the most significant input to estimating the time to carry out the specified testing tasks? 3 credits
Which of the following is a valid drawback of independent testing? 1 credit
Which of the following is a benefit of independent testing? 1 credit
A number of options have been suggested for the level of independence to be employed for the testing on the next project, and are shown below.
i. External test specialists perform non-functional testing.
ii. Testing is outsourced.
iii. Testing is carried out by the developer.
iv. A separate test team carries out the testing.
v. Testing is performed by the business.
vi. Testing is performed by a different developer.
Which of the following orders the above in a correct order of independence? 1 credit
Regarding the process described above, what is the most important recommendation you would make using IEEE 1044 as a guide? 2 credits
Within the projects, a master test plan and phase test plan will be used. Following is a list of characteristics applicable for test plans:
a. Any deviation from the procedures described in the test
b. strategy document
c. The overall estimated costs, timescales and resource
e. A detailed schedule of testing activities
f. The development deliverables to be tested
g. Which test staff members (names) will be involved and when
h. Level of requirements coverage achieved
Which TWO of the above mentioned characteristics relate to the phase test plan? 1 credit
As part of the test strategy, entry and exit criteria will be defined for each test level. Which is NOT a valid reason for using entry and exit criteria? 1 credit
Comparing TMMi and TPI, which is not a valid reason for choosing either TPI or TMMi? 2 credits
The test improvement project will take place in an organization developing a safety-critical avionics application. Which one of the following standards do you believe would be most appropriate to take into account for compliance during your assignment? 1 credit
A test assessment has been carried out using the selected model as a reference framework. A number of recommendations have been identified and you are asked to prioritize them. Based on your knowledge of the project, you are expecting severe resistance to change. Which of the following would be the most important selection criterion for defining the priority of the recommendations? 2 credits
Which of the following is NOT a typical key challenge for testing in a RAD based development approach? 1 credit
Why might a RAD approach be a better option for the test manager rather than a sequential development? 2 credits
As a result of the RAD based development approach, the test manager has decided to change the risk mitigation approach. Which test technique might be most appropriate to use? 2 credits
The development manager is managing the review of the responses received from bidders, and has asked the in-house test manager to provide a review checklist for the test management aspects of the responses. Which of the following checkpoints would be appropriate? 2 credits
Which of the following product risks would be most effectively addressed just by static testing? 3 credits