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ISTQB Certified Tester Foundation Level Section 4 Practice Quiz

1. Condition coverage checks each of the ways that the condition can be made true
or false.
a. True
b. False

2. Which of the items listed below is not a test case that covers certain test
condition(s)?
a. A set of requirements
b. A set of input values
c. Execution preconditions
d. Execution post conditions

3. Which does not fall under test design specifications?
a. Specification identifier
b. Features to be tested
c. Approach requirements
d. Test identification
e. Test items

4. What will you put in the result column if the functionality under a test works
correctly but causes an incorrectly spelled error message to be displayed?
a. Warn
b. Pass
c. Fail
d. None of the above

5. Behavioral testing involves a detailed understanding of:
a. The application domain
b. The business problem being solved
c. The mission the system serves
d. All of the above

6. Black box testing is:
a. Functional testing
b. Structural testing
c. Performance testing
d. Requirements testing

7. Which of these characteristics make a test not equivalent?
a. They all test the same thing
b. They involve the same input variables
c. They involve cases with small differences between inputs
d. They affect the same output variables

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8. Anything that makes the program change its behavior marks the boundary
between two classes?
a. True
b. False

9. A decision table is:
a. A table that shows what the program will do under any combination of
relevant events
b. A table that shows the programs logic
c. Similar to a decision tree in the way that it lists information
d. All of the above

10. Which of the following is not appropriate for testing interactions between paths?
a. Path that people are particularly likely to follow
b. Choices at one menu level or data entry screen can affect the presentation of
choices elsewhere
c. Test reaction to all combinations of valid and invalid inputs
d. Randomly select different paths in each test cycle

11. Select the criteria(s) that is not used for path testing:
a. Line coverage
b. Requirements coverage
c. Branch (or complete) coverage
d. Condition coverage

12. For which of the following test cases does test coverage analysis not assign the
highest priority?
a. The ones that cover the most important quality risk
b. The ones that cover the requirements
c. The ones that cover the functions
d. The ones that cover conditions

13. Structural tests find bugs in low-level operations such as:
a. Lines of codes
b. Database schemas
c. Data flow and integrity
d. a & b

14. Beta testing is one of the techniques used for configuration coverage.
a. True
b. False

15. White box testing is a kind of testing that a programmer does during coding.
a. True
b. False

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16. What is the main characteristic of the best tester?
a. The one who finds the most bugs
b. The one who embarrasses the most programmers
c. The one who gets the most bugs fixed
d. a & c

17. Testers miss many failures because they do not read the ______ carefully.
a. Output
b. Input
c. Test condition(s)
d. a & b

18. Use cases, often referred to as ______, are very useful for designing acceptance
tests with customer/user participation.
a. Scenarios
b. Business processes
c. Test components
d. Conditions

19. A structured approach to the error guessing technique is to enumerate a list of
possible errors and to design tests that attack these errors.
a. True
b. False

20. Select the use cases criteria(s) that satisfy the user goals of the primary actors.
a. Choose the system boundary
b. Finding Primary Actors
c. Finding Primary Goals
d. All of the above

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