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ISTQB Certified Tester Foundation Level Section 6 Practice Quiz

1. Name the test tool used by programmers to reproduce failures, investigate the
state of programs and find the corresponding defect.

a. Configuration management tool
b. Debugging tool
c. Unit test framework tool
d. Stress testing tool

2. Which of the following tools offer support more appropriate for developers?

a. Static Analysis tools
b. Coverage measurement tools
c. Test Comparators
d. Modeling tools

3. True or false, coverage measurement tools apply to all test activities over the
entire software life cycle.

a. True
b. False

4. Identify an objective of a pilot project:

a. Assessment of organizational maturity, strengths and weaknesses
b. Defining usage guidelines
c. Identification of opportunities for an improved test process supported by tools
d. Learn more detail about the tool

5. A gradual implementation with initial filters to exclude some messages
is an effective approach for what type of testing tools?

a. Test management tools
b. Static analysis tools
c. Performance tools
d. Test execution tools

6. Select the testing tool(s) that may have special considerations for use:

A. Dynamic Analysis
B. Test execution

C. Static Analysis
D. Monitoring

a. A, B & C
b. C & D
c. B & C
d. all of the above

7. Identify one or more of the potential benefit(s) of using tools:

A. Objective assessment
B. Capture tests by recording the actions of a manual tester
C. Replacement for test design and/or manual testing
D. Purchasing or leasing a tool

a. A& B
b. A only
c. D
d. None of the above

8. This test tool simulates the environment in which the test object will run:

a. Dynamic analysis tool
b. Monitoring tool
c. Coverage management tool
d. Test harness/unit test framework tool

9. Which tool(s) need to interface with other tools or spreadsheets in order to
produce information in the best format for an organization?

a. Monitoring tool
b. Test management tool
c. Test comparators
d. Performance testing tool

10. Requirements management tools ________.

a. check for consistency
b. offer quantitative analysis (metrics) related to the tests
c. aid in understanding the code
d. may accelerate and improve the development process

11. Which characteristic identifies a tool that supports performance and

a. Can calculate metrics from the code
b. May facilitate the testing of components or part of a system by simulating the
environment in which that test object will run.
c. Often based on automated repetitive execution of tests, controlled by
d. None of the above

12. Which of the following answers reflect characteristics of test management

A. Logging of test results and generation of progress reports
B. Improve the efficiency of testing activities by automating repetitive tasks.
C. Independent version control or interface with an external configuration
management tool
D. Assignment of actions to people (e.g. fix or confirmation test)

a. B & D
b. A, B & D
c. A & C
d. B, C & D

13. Performance testing tools need someone with expertise in performance testing
to help design the tests and interpret the results

a. True
b. False

14. This is done in a small-scale pilot project, making it possible to minimize impact
if major hurdles are found:

a. Deployment of the test tool
b. Data-driven approach
c. Proof-of-concept
d. None of the above

15. Which testing tool supports developers, testers &/or quality assurance
personnel in finding defects before dynamic testing is conducted?

a. Test Data Preparation tool
b. Modeling tool
c. Static analysis tool

d. Configuration Management tool

16. Success factors for the deployment of the tool within an organization include:

a. Rolling out the tool to the rest of the organization incrementally
b. Defining usage guidelines, implementing a way to learn lessons from tool use.
c. Adapting and improving processes to fit with the use of the too
d. Evaluation against clear requirements and objective criteria

17. The probe effect is the consequence of what type of testing tool?

a. Intrusive
b. Performance
c. Inclusive
d. Functional

18. Which scripting technique uses a more generic script that can read the test data
and perform the same test with different data?

a. Timing approach
b. Test execution approach
c. Data-driven approach
d. Keyword-driven approach

19. Identify the testing tool that may also be referred to as a capture playback tool

a. Test harness/unit test framework
b. Test execution
c. Coverage measurement
d. Security
e. a&b

20. Mercury Quality Test Professional, as a software testing tool, could be classified
under which of the following:

a. Static Analysis tools
b. Test Data preparation tools
c. Test Execution tools
d. Heuristic tools