Manual Testing - Common Interview Questions 1.

Boundary value analyses

2. Describe to me what you see as a process. Not a particular process, just the basics of having a process.

3. When is a good time for system testing?

4. What is the difference between software Matrix and software Metrics?

5. One product is going to be released after 2 or 3 days using ad-hoc testing one bug is found that crashing the system how a tester will rated according to priority and severity?I) Low priority and high severity.II) High priority and low severityIII) Low priority and low severityIV) High priority and high severity

6. What is the purpose of the testing?

7. Identify the Bug

8. Caching configuration

9. Who are all the members involved in product release?

10. Difference between mercury Quality Centre and Rational Clear Quest

11. What is the difference between system testing and module testing?

12. Testing Estimations: What are the approaches for giving testing estimations

13. What are properties of good requirement?

14. what are the essentials of software testing process?

15. Explain Real time scenario's of Testing?

16. How will you test a Session?Can we parametrize the properties of Object Reprosity?What are software metrics?

17. How much interaction with user should tester have and why?

18. Why do you want to join our company?

19. Give me 5 strong & weak points of yours

20. Difference between Black & White box testing

21. Walkthrough & Review

22. Testing Cost

23. Which of the following is the formal verification method

24. Define Verification and Validation. Explain the differences between the two.

25. What did you include in a test plan?

26. What are the three key skills a Tester should possess ?

27. Describe to me the difference between validation and verification.

28. What is the criteria used for selecting tools

29. V-model and modified V-model

30. Explain me the Flow of "V Model SDLC"?

31. How do Computer Aided Software testing tools support test management?

32. What is the exact difference between QTP and RFT ?

33. You have run all your tests and they all pass. Is this good news or bad news? 2. Automated testing is necessary when a. testing has to be done very quickly(Only one test for a application) b. number of resources are very less c. most of the test cases are similar in nature d. all of the above3. What is an Inconsistent bug? 4. How do you go about testing a project? 5. How do you go about testing of Web Application?6. How do you go about testing of Client Server Application? 7. Ho

34. Describe me to the basic elements you put in a defect report?

35. What is cyclo metric number?

36. Give me some examples of how you have participated in Integration Testing.

37. How many types of functional testings can be done in manual testing? Explain.

38. How do you conduct testing without connecting to data base? Which types of testings you will do at that time?

39. After a bug is found at the Clients place, sent to the Development team for fixing it and then given to the Testing team, What is that type of Testing called?

40. what is criteria for suspension of testing?

41. What is Clear Quest?

42. At what stage of the life cycle does testing begin?

What do you like about Windows? 50. 46 Tell me about any quality efforts you have overseen or implemented. What did your base your test cases? 56. What should Development require of QA? 55. How do you survive chaos? 49. When we find a defect we use the defect tab of the test director to report the bug to the developers. How do you know your code has met specifications when there are no specifications? 48. 51. other than reporting it to the developers.43. Describe some of the challenges you faced and how you overcame them. What types of testing does non-functional testing include? 45. How would you define a "bug?" 54. Have you ever created a test plan? . Do we need the defect description from the test director for any other purpose. Why was integration testing considered as a different item than Functional Testing 52. How does unit testing play a role in the development / software lifecycle? 53. Discuss the economics of automation and the role of metrics in testing. When is Whitebox Testing performed in the testing life cycle? 44. 47.

63.3&4) 66. Please help me friend who know perfectly ans of this question i faced this question 2 times i m try Please help me friend who know perfectly ans of this question i faced this question 2 times i m trying to ans of this question but my ans is not satisfyed to interviewer plz give ans fastQ) plz give 5 to 6 examples of high priority and low severity & high severity and low priority?Q) Why your Company choose V model for testing? And what is the main difference between V model and Waterfall model? . when automated. give me a general idea of what your first overall tasks will be as far as starting a quality effort. 1) what is Injuctiontesting 62. What is CMM and CMMI? What is the difference? 64. scheduling and Interview candidates. If you come onboard. Write a Test Plan for that. how will u know that the testcase written by you is correct before your testing goes to live 67. 58. (1&5). what is pre-condition and post-condition ? 60.4&5). Do you think managing change is such a big deal for us? 59. (1. (3&4).4. A company is planning to launch an Online Recruitment job website for selection.57.Scenario A: Web Form with one Input data control Scenario B: Web form with several input data controlsWhat type of Testing you do for Scenario B which you don't need to do in Scenario A.3.What Report document a Tester submits to developer and Higher Testing Authority. What Testing tools you are using in your company and what other three tools 65. Which of the following statements about regression testing are true? (1) Regression Testing must consist of a fixed set of tests to create a baseline(2) Regressoin Testing should be used to detect defects in new features(3) Regression Testing can be run on every build(4) Regression Testing should be targeted to areas of high risk and known code change(5) Regression Testing. is highly effective in preventing defectsChoose any one: (1&3).2. What is difference between waterfall and v _model? 61. (2. What is the difference between functional requirements and business requirements. What is your experience with change control? Our development team has only 10 members.

How do you scope out the size of the testing effort? 75. What is Traceability Matrix ? Who prepares this document ? 70. . How do you confirm if your script is scalable. How to find that tools work well with your existing system? . How you will begin to improve the QA process? 79. 69.68. 81. What is the difference between Client Server Testing and Web Testing? 74. Describe your personal software development process. What is the definition of test conditions?Thanks 83. What do you do (with the project tasks) when the schedule fails? 76. what is non-regression testing? what is the difference between regression and non-regression testing? what is the need for non-regression testing any example? 71. Realising you won't be able to test everything . How do you know when your code has met specifications? 80. what is backward compatibility testing ? 73. How do you test if we have minimal or no documentation about the product? 77. maintainable and portable. What is the responsibility of programmers vs QA? 78. What should QA require of Development? 82.how do you decide what to test first? 72.

What would you like to do five years from now? 97.84. How to generate Test estimates and risk analysis? . System. Difference between SRS and FRS? 92. and Testing? 93. What development model should programmers and the test group use? 88. What methodologies have you used to develop test cases? 95. What is a "Good Tester"? 85. and what should you learn from those problems? 96. How should you learn about problems discovered in the field. and Integration testing 91. Define each of the following and explain how each relates to the other: Unit. What types of documents would you need for QA. What is the value of a testing group? How do you justify your work and budget? 89. QC. Do you support automated testing? Why? 94. What has not worked well in your previous QA experience and what would you change? 90. How do you perform regression testing? 86. How do you estimate staff requirements? 87.

Describe the role that QA plays in the software lifecycle. What is unit testing? 112. why? 106.98. What is the difference between testing and Quality Assurance? 99. Gray-box. here are the questions that I will be asking: 102. In case anybody cares. What are your strengths? 109. when do we apply equivalence partioning tecnique and boundary value analysis. 111. What are your greatest weaknesses? 110. Explain the differences between White-box. How can you use technology to solve problem? 107. how can smart identifiers used to capture the object details? 100. What is Scenarios in term of testing 103.Tell me with some example? 104. What is the Use Equivalence class partitioning 105. and Black-box testing. What is the difference between a test strategy and a test plan? . Would you like to work in a team or alone. what is the difference between frs (functional requirement specification) and srs (software requirement specification) ? 101. 108.

Low level recording. 1. Write a Test Cases for Triangle types ? 123. What type of metrics would you use? 117. What ways you followed for defect management? 125. What is the role of QA in a company that produces software? . How can we review the Test Plan document? 126. When should testing be stopped? 114. Let me know Quality control and Quality assurance ?Can you tell me about sanity and smoke testing and its diffrences 122. and execute a test project?9. waterfall model . QC. What is quality assurance?7. What do you like (not like) in this job?6. What types of documents would you need for QA. How do you scope. What is quality assurance? 116. and Testing?2.execution and planning stage 124. Describe any bug you remember. 121.113. What is the role of QA in a development project?10. What is software quality assurance? 115. What is a test data?Give examples 120. What is the difference between QA and testing?8. organize. Difference between Efficiency and Effectiveness? 118. What did you include in a test plan?3. What is visual source safe? 119.4. What is the purpose of the testing?5.

Can anyone please let me know.127.. What is the difference between compatible testing and configuration testing?3. What is Mutation testing & when can it be done? 133. What is the compatible testing?2..level-2.. What is meant by TRM in Testing? 131.) of functional testing? 136. What is MS 6 Rule in Testing. Apart from requirements traceability to test cases what is the other benefit of traceability matrix.This is urgent and it was asked in interview 134. What is conventional testing and unconventional testing. what is sandbox testing and how it is used 129.... Who should you hire in a testing group and why? 140. What is meant by component testing? What is difference between Component Testing and Integration Testing 135. 139. Defination for TestPlan in IEEE format? 128.? 130.. what are the contents of Traceblity Matrix & Metrics for traceablity? 132. Ltd. what are the levels(level-1. Software tester Questions 138. who are stakeholders 137. Write the test cases on a chair? ..... Yardi software pvt.

What is a test design exactly? 149... What would be a good stress test on an excel sheet which has defined number of rows and columns? 147. what is testplan? . Is there any difference between Smoke Testing & Sanity Testing ? 152.? 143. What is IEEE? Why is it important? 154.. Explain how testing fits in V-model? 148.. What are the benefits for an organization if CMM level certified? 145. what is the diffrence between smoke testing & sanity testing 151. What is IEEE? Why is it important? 155. 150. Give a rough idea? 144. How would you do the Integration and System Testing in Notepad. Retesting and Integration testing and also write a few test cases for all these tests. What is angile testing? . what is the difference between smoke and sanity testing? 153. how many day it takes to build the test cases and execute the testcases. Very Important Question and helps the interviewer in identifying whether you are real time software tester or a FAKE.141. what is the first job a testing engineer does in a company on first day of joining? 146. As a testing enginner.... 142... Give me a scenario in your project wherein you used all these three testing types : Regression testing.What is time you spent on each phase? Assume that you spend 6 months on a project.

What is Black phase in SDLC 167. What is Test stratergy & Test methodology? 157. which are the types of bug report? . Integration testing question:For example there are 4 modules i. What is the difference between Retesting and Regression Testing? 158.DA out Put is Input to BB out Put is Input to CC out Put is Input to DThere is no alternative Flow If C module is not completed .156.C. What is Asset Testing? 163. What is difference b/w Application and DLL 166. What is Release candidate? 164. How can we perform integration testing On Module D?2. What is Registry 168. 1. whats the diff. What are the possible Intergation Test cases for the above condition? 162.B. A.e. 161. between project and product?give an example to both. What is the Capability Maturity Model (CMM)? At what CMM level were the last few companies you worked? 169. How would you define Quality Assurance? 165. How do you go about testing a web application? 159. what is the difference b/w system testing and functional testing 160.

those can be done Manually & Automatically? 176. what steps fot be taken for the test completion ? 180. what all can be tested?Can test condition. How do you prepare Test Data for your current project? 173. 177. and Black-box testing.How do you test a cursor? .Shantanu 183. On what basis can we say that a product is thoroughly tested and handed over to customer? 178. If testcases are excuted with existing requirements and the requirements are frequently changing. What are test closure documents? 172.. What is Error seeding? 171.170. In the Static Testing. test case & test script help you in performing the static testing? 179. Please explain a testing strategy 182. what is test Strategy.. Gray-box.Please let me know asap. What is the Performance testing. I had this question in interview. How would you ensure 100% coverage of testing? 174. I was asked in an Interview"Is CMM(Capability Maturity Model) part of Quality Assurance or Quality Control?"Thanks in Advance.what is it relation with test plan and test design. what is Clarify/ABP Integration-Integration between Clarify and Clients' Billing Platform. 181.. Explain the differences between White-box.. 175.

what is meant by thread and incremental testing? 189. Can anyone tell me what is usability testing and in which stage it should be done ? 188. what do u like most in testing job?. 186. 187. can u do 100% testing? can u make bug free product? .So my question is what is the valuble answer the tester should reply to client or test manager who is tested the application. Are there any major difference between Agile Testing and Rapid Software Testing? 196. what is the diff. 194..184. Can any one tell what are the components of test cases. I had this question in interview you are finished the testing (There is no bug) and it was send to the client (UAT) for testing. what is meant by waterfall model?What is advantage and disadvantage of waterfall model? 197. when u test a web application in different browsers what difference u will find(i mean changes with application) 193. I faced this in one of my interview. What is checklist? 190.the client finds a bug in its testing environment. b/w template and doccument? 191. why do u like testing?. Regresion testing comes under which stage of V-Model 195. Define Verification and Validation. y did u select this domain?. how do u satisfy with this job?. 192. Explain the differences between the two. what is menat by exploratory testing? 185. client raised a question and said i found the bug.

like kishoreyellow@gmail. What is the difference between a test strategy and a test plan? 209.i..etc many will be there ?? 202. Bug and Defect and Failure and Error.198. 208. 210.e configuring. How do you feel about cyclomatic complexity? 200. Does the estimation of time for the testing effort depend solely on the methodology used or are there some other factors involved? 207. when would you use production data in a test environment? 211. Could someone please tell me what the differences are between test plans and cases with respect to integration and regression testing are? Thanks . what is system integration testing? Does it fall under white box or black box? 199.how it comes to test engineer. how to write aregular expression for an email id. After getting a build. How would you differentiaite between. How do you deal with environments that are hostile to quality change efforts? 206. Describe to me what you see as a process. how would you test the field length of an input screen is correct? 204. just the basics of having a process.com. Not a particular process. What is the difference b/w frame work...plz explain the process 203. what is banking domain and explain briefly? 205.architecture and methadology? 201.architecture and methadology in testing?I mean Define-what is frame work..

how they function. What is globalisation testing? 220.What is Installation Qualification. In 3 tier Architecture What are the factors should be considered for testing? 224. what is nightly build? 221. What is testing we are going to do when a New Build come to Testing Department (i mean whether it is smoke or sanity) and next test where r going to do please give with example? 214. How many test cases will be written for a project(approximately)? 216. define what poduct evaluation actually is with regards to testing? Thanks in advance 213. And if U have. What are the contents in the Test Plan. Can anyone site an example of the most complex query that you have come across in the real time scenarios? 225. 217. What is the difference between useabliity testing and GUI testing? 226.212. can you please explain it to me. Have you ever written test cases or did you just execute those written by others? 215. what is version control?(question asked to me in an interview) 219. At what stage of sdlc testing starts. Test Strategy and Test Design?What is Test Approach? Where to included? Whether in Test plan or Test strategy? Please reply immediately 218. . Has anyone done HR Data Validation and Reconciliation. what is SCADA systems. Operational Qualification and PQ 223. and how automated tools could be used to test their functionality. what is the difference b/w CMM &CMMI? 222.

as well as cause-and-effect graphs and data-flow diagrams. wat is perturbation testing? 231. who gave you the best opportunities? 235. what is test belt? 239. Why Boundary Value Analysis is more comprehensive than Equivalence Class Partioning? 238. What is criteria for enterence exit sign on sign off in qa 233. Some people say yes but I don't see how it does. . How involved where you with your Team Lead in writing the Test Plan? 228. What is meant by path testing? 236. What is productivity/defect density/change management and their differences in testing terms? 230. Does the development environment affect in any way black box testing is performed. 237. such as tools for interactive products and for database products. What is the definition of test procedure and does this differ from a test case? 234.227. what is base lining? 229. what is test design and how it is helpful before writing the test cases? 240. How would you rate Previous Employer X to Previous Employer Y. What you mean Domain Specific Testing? Testing is not Domain Specific? 232. Describe components of a typical test plan.

What is the difference between SRS(System requirement specification) and BRS(Business requirement specification)? 244. under which category of testing . How do u established link with requirements and test cases to do traceability matrix? 251. What is the Test we are going to do when a New Build is come to test environment(i mean whether it is smoke or sanity and next stage what is ? please give with example? 253. what is the difference b/w system testing & end-end testing? 246.241. 250. what are the roles of tester or test lead in deployement 252. Give at least 2 Examples. what is the difference between incremental and decrental testing 257. what are the attributes of test automation . If the tester is on vacation how can we handle the situtation in his absence 256. what is test case? 248. At what stage of the life cycle does testing begin in your opinion? 243.When it is to be done? 245.user acceptance testing comes? 254. What is UAT testing. What is a PLM domain or what will be domain of web based product? 242. What is the relationship between Use Case and Test Case? 247. What is migration testing? 249. What is the difference between System Testing and End-To-End Testing. How will you prepare a defect management policy ? 255.

What did you do.258. What is a "Good Tester"? 262. 259. 261. What is a show stopper? 260.Cant we have only priority/severity?? 273.whilst getting involved in assisting your Team Lead to write Test Plan? 264..If so why we need both?For exampleseverity=1 and priority=1. Describe any bug you remember. Difference between TESTING TECHNIQUES and TESTING LEVELS 270. What are the seviority levels? 272.. If the interviewer gives you some documentation and asks yoiu to create a test plan... How will you test notepad? 271. what should you say do? 267. What is mutation Testing ? please give an example of mutation testing. Explain in detail the flow of DATA in a sample application(or any). What tactic can tester use ti insure that bugs which are founded are fixed? 269. What is the role of QA in a development project? 268. what is localization testing 266. For a bug with high severity can we give the priority also to be high. 265. What is structural and behavioural Testing 263. what is incremental testing explain with an example .

What is embedded testing?list out the components in embedded testing 286. What are the key challenges of testing? 288. what is meant by excepted result? 284. what is QA and QC? Explain Briefly. Are regression tests required or do you feel there is a better use for resources? 290. What is meant by reliability testing and in which phase this test is performed and by whom? 282. Define quality for me as you understand it 276. What is Cyclomatic Complexity? Explain it with example? 281. Why we are using Java virtual machine (JVM) while loading large scale softwares? 277. What methodologies have you used to develop test cases? 291. What development model should programmers and the test group use? 283.274. Do you agree with this? Please explain your answer. What are the different methodologys used in testing ??? 279. What are all the basic elements in a defect report? 287. 280. We believe in ad-hoc software processes for projects. is it necessery to do manual testing before go to automation? 278. what is meant by recovery and realization testing? 285. What is the Waterfall Development Method and do you agree with all the steps? 275. what factors will effect the performance of synchronization process? . what is terminologewhy testing necessaryfundamental test processpsychology of testing 292. 289.

Risk-based. what is meant by butterfly model? 296. What is the exact difference between Integration & System testing. what is the main difference between Boundary value Analysis and Equivalance partitioning. How do you get programmers to build testability support into their code? 310. How would you describe the involvement you have had with the bug-fix cycle between Development and QA? 303. test beds and Test suites 299.Please give me also some interesting link if you have.Temporal-based What are they good for? when to apply each of them? Thank you in advance for your replies. what is meant by V_model?what is advantage and disadvantage of V_model? 302. 297. as well as cause-and-effect graphs and data-flow diagrams. What is Test Metrics and how to caluclate the Test Metrics? 311. Can you please explain these different approaches of testing a distributed system to me?Simulation-based. What is known as test harneses. Have you done exploratory or specification-driven testing? . 295. Describe to me the Software Development Life Cycle as you would define it.How to Automate your test plan ? 308. give me examples with your project. Describe components of a typical test plan. What is ISO 9000? Have you ever been in an ISO shop? 307. 309.293.Fault Injection-based. What are the 5 points of the difference between configuration testing and compatibility testing?What is S-graph 294. what is meant by sparial model?and advantage and disadvantage? 305. 300. 306. such as tools for interactive products and for database products. What is the most challenging situation you have faced in your testing career? 298. What is the Entry And Exit Criteria of a test plan ?2. How do you handle conflict with programmers? 304.Scenario-based.

What do you like least about Quality Assurance/Testing? 331. How many hours a week should a tester work? 322. and execute a test project? 324. organize.. Discuss the economics of automation and the role of metrics in testing. 320. What are some of the typical bugs you encountered in your last assignment? 315. and so forth? 317. How should you learn about problems discovered in the field. What is the difference between QA and testing? 328. what is exact diff between system and End-to End testing?? . What is Gap Anaylsis? 314.312. what is meant by scalability testing? what is the tool used for this testing? 313. tech support. What are the properties of a good requirement? 323. How do you scope. What is the technique used in testing mobile phones and wall clocks. What is the value of a testing group? How do you justify your work and budget? 316. What are the Testing levels and types 330. 319. Are regression tests required or do you feel there is a better use for resources? 332. What is the role of the test group vis-Ã*-vis documentation. Can any one tell me. and what should you learn from those problems? 318. what is workaround ? 326. At what stage the design of a project or application is validated 329. what are six sigma standards how many types are there 333. How do you differentiate the roles of Quality Assurance Manager and Project Manager? 325. what is the different between test log and test report? 327. How to break an application by testing ? 321.

What certifications are available in testing??? 343. What types of documents would you need for QA. What is Negative testing? 350. What type of documents would you need for QA/QC/Testing? . Explain the complete working of defect/bug life cycle? 336. What is the role of a bug tracking system? 352. organize. What are the roles of glass-box and black-box testing tools? 340. What do you like (not like) in this job? 337. How would you build a test team? 347. and why? 335.winrunner 346. How do you scope. Is a "A fast database retrieval rate" a testable requirement? 351. and execute a test project? 344. What is the role of QA in a company that produces software? 338. what is the differerence between release notes for bugs and instruction notes for enhancements? 345. what is seviarity& priority? what is test format? test procedure? what is port testing is it part of system testing or not? 341. QC. and Testing? 342.334. What processes/methodologies are you familiar with? 339. What criteria do you use when determining when to automate a test or leave it manual? 348. Is there any difference between testing process in a product development and in service based IT organisation? 349. What are the common bugs encountered while testing an application manually or using test director. How much interaction with users should testers have.

We believe in ad-hoc software processes for projects.QC and testing? 365. 371. What do you like most about Quality Assurance/Testing? 359. What are two of your weaknesses? 362. What is ISO 9003? Why is it important 369. what are the bug and testing metrics 363. waht is testlog document in testing process? 364. What is a break in function? How do u perform in the software? 361.Why?) 360. Do you agree with this? Please explain your answer. What is the testing lifecycle and explain each of its phases? 367. When should you begin test planning? 355. Write a test case for testing a printer which should work based on LAN configuration? 356.353. How do you test if you have minimal or no documentation about the product? . what is the difference between QA. What is Negative testing? 370. What is the Record and playback method in Testing? 354. How would you define Quality Assurance? 358. How would you go about testing google earth manually? 357. What is an equivalence class? 368. What is IEEE 829? (This standard is important for Software Test Documentation. what is release candidate??? 366.

387In an application currently in production. 386. What is the difference between QA and QC? 382. We have a testing assignment that is time-driven.Answer-Rerun baseline and future date input files same # of days as future dated run of program with change. Configuration Management. Is it necessary to retest the whole application or is it enough to just test functionality associated with that module? . . Configuration Management. and Defect Tracking. When are you done testing? 375Define the following and explain their usefulness: Change Management. 384. What is the Capability Maturity Model (CMM)? At what CMM level were the last few companies you worked? 380. against the baseline run which used current date for input. Do you think automated tests are 385. What is difference between Authentication and Authorization? 383. Define the following and explain their usefulness: Change Management. How can one file compare future dated output files from a program which has change. What do you think the role of test-group manager should be? 373. and Integration testing. What are ISO standards? Why are they important? 374. Version Control. and Defect Tracking. 376. What are the different is manual database checking types? 379. What automated tools are you familiar with? 381. The client does not want to mask dates on the output files to allow compares. Who should test your code? 378. Define each of the following and explain how each relates to the other: Unit. one module of code is being modified. Version Control. Now run a file compare against the baseline future dated output and the changed programs future dated output. System. How do you go about going into a new organization? How do you assimilate? 377.372.

What do you like about QA? 400. What is good code? . When should testing start in a project? Why? 392. Have you ever completely tested any part of a product? How? 403. How do you analyze your test results? What metrics do you try to provide? 396. Discuss what test metrics you feel are important to publish an organization? 390. What made you pick testing over another career? 398. What is UML and how to use it for testing? 394. What is the Waterfall Development Method and do you agree with all the steps? 389. When do you start developing your automation tests? 401. If automating . What is the role of QA in a company that produces software? 391.what is your process for determining what to automate and in what order? 395. Is an "A fast database retrieval rate" a testable requirement? 405. practises for a QA specialist? 406. core.388. What are basic. What is a successful product? 402. What sort of things would you put down in a bug report? 399. 397. How do you prioritize testing tasks within a project? 404. Tell me about the best bug you ever found. What is Localization testing and Globalization testing? 393.

409. What do you think the role of test-group manager should be? Relative to senior management? Relative to other technical groups in the company? Relative to your staff? 423. how do you see automation fitting into the overall process of testing? 417.407. What is Configuration management? Tools used? 413. Who defines quality? 411. 410. What kinds of testing have you done? . What are the properties of a good requirement? 418. How do you develop a test plan and schedule? Describe bottom-up and top-down approaches. Describe a past experience with implementing a test harness in the development of software. Who in the company is responsible for Quality? 408. How do you know when the product is tested well enough? 424. Describe to me when you would consider employing a failure mode and effect analysis. Should we test every possible combination/scenario for a program? 419. What are ISO standards? Why are they important? 427. What is IEEE 829? (This standard is important for Software Test Documentation-Why?) 421. How do you promote the concept of phase containment and defect prevention? 416. Why?) 412. What is the testing lifecycle and explain each of its phases? 422. What was a problem you had in your previous assignment (testing if possible)? How did you resolve it? 426. What do you plan to become after say 2-5yrs (Ex: QA Manager. How did you go about testing a project? 420. How do you determine what to test? 415. Where do you get your expected results? 414. 425. In general.

Explain some techniques for developing software components with respect to testability. What issues come up in test automation. How do you get programmers to build testability support into their code? . What are two of your strengths that you will bring to our QA/testing team? 442. tech support. What is the V-Model Development Method and do you agree with this model? 431. How do you differentiate the roles of Quality Assurance Manager and Project Manager? 432. Have you ever worked with QA in developing test tools? Explain the participation Development should have with QA in leveraging such test tools for QA use. 441. Dr Grace Hopper. 443.428. What problem you have right now or in the past? How you solved it? 446. and so forth? 448. and how do you manage them? 435. 444. When have you had to focus on data integrity? 436. Why did you ever become involved in QA/testing? 439. What is the role of the test group vis-Ã*¶is documentation. When should you begin testing? 433. How well you work with a team? 445. Who is Kent Beck. When is a good time for system testing? 437. 440. Dennis Ritchie? 434. What is the V-Model Development Method and do you agree with this model? 429. Describe your experiences with code analyzers. Do you support automated testing? Why? 430. What do you like about computers? 447. Do you have a favourite QA book? More than one? Which ones? And why. What you will do during the first day of job? 438.

Explain and please list some tools/practices which can help you managing change. we would like to plan a test strategy. Do you know of metrics that help you estimate the size of the testing effort? 453. Why did you ever become involved in QA/testing? 462. What characteristics would you seek in a candidate for test-group manager? 455. Are reusable test cases a big plus of automated testing and explain why. 466. Should every business test its software the same way? 451. Could you tell me two things you did in your prev. How do you estimate staff requirements? 459. Have you done exploratory or specification-driven testing? 450. What was a problem you had in your previous assignment (testing if possible)? How did you resolve it? 463. How does your preferred work style work with the ideal test-manager role that you just described? What is different between the way you work and the role you described? 457. How should your staff be managed? How about your overtime? 454. What is the role of metrics in comparing staff performance in human resources management? 458. . What do you do (with the project staff) when the schedule fails? 460. How do your characteristics compare to the profile of the ideal manager that you just described? 456. How do you go about going into a new organization? How do you assimilate? 465. Our software designers use UML for modeling applications.449. Do you think tools are required for managing change. Based on their use cases. 467. 461. Do you agree with this approach or would this mean more effort for the testers. Describe some staff conflicts you have handled. What are some of the typical bugs you encountered in your last assignment? 452. assignment (QA/Testing related hopefully) that you are proud of? 464.

What are two of your strengths that you will bring to our QA/testing team? 483. 476. Subscribe 471. What do you like most about Quality Assurance/Testing? . one module of code is being modified. Do you agree with this approach or would this mean more effort for the testers. 469. Explain and please list some tools/practices which can help you managing change. Do you think managing change is such a big deal for us? 474. List 5 words that best describe your strengths. What is ISO 9003? Why is it important 478. Is it necessary to re-test the whole application or is it enough to just test functionality associated with that module? 481. We have a testing assignment that is time-driven. Do you think tools are required for managing change. we would like to plan a test strategy. Our software designers use UML for modeling applications. Could you tell me two things you did in your previous assignment (QA/Testing related hopefully) that you are proud of? 479. 472. 475. In an application currently in production.468. Give me an example of something you tried at work but did not work out so you had to go at things another way. Give me an example of something you tried at work but did not work out so you had to go at things another way. Do you think automated tests are the best solution? 473. What is ISO 9000? Have you ever been in an ISO shop? 477. 480. Tell me about a difficult time you had at work and how you worked through it. What is your experience with change control? Our development team has only 10 members. Are reusable test cases a big plus of automated testing and explain why. Based on their use cases. 470. What is the difference between testing and Quality Assurance? 482.

How do you deal with environments that are hostile to quality change efforts? .484. What do you like least about Quality Assurance/Testing? 485.

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