Software Testing Questions

Q:

Which of the following is not part of performance testing?

A) simulating many users B) measuring response times
C) generating many transactions D) recovery testing
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) recovery testing

Explanation:

In software engineering, performance testing is in general, a testing practice performed to determine how a system performs in terms of responsiveness and stability under a particular workload.

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Q:

Which of the following is not a static testing technique?

A) Inspections B) Data flow analysis
C) Error guessing D) Walkthrough
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Error guessing

Explanation:

Static Testing, a software testing technique in which the software is tested without executing the code. This Techniques provide a powerful way to improve the quality and productivity of software development by assisting engineers to recognize and fix their own defects early in the software development process.

 

It has two parts as listed below:

Review - Typically used to find and eliminate errors or ambiguities in documents such as requirements, design, test cases, etc.

Static analysis - The code written by developers are analysed (usually by tools) for structural defects that may lead to defects.

 

In this software is tested without executing the code by doing Review, Walk Through, Inspection or Analysis etc.

 

Hence, Error guessing is not a static software testing technique.

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Q:

Unreachable code would best be found using

A) code inspections B) a static analysis tool
C) code reviews D) a test management tool
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) code reviews

Explanation:

Code review is a software quality assurance activity in which one or several humans check a program mainly by viewing and reading parts of its source code, and they do so after implementation or as an interruption of implementation.

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Q:

Statement coverage will not check for the following

A) Dead Code B) Unused Statement
C) Missing Statements D) Unused Branches
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Missing Statements

Explanation:

Statement coverage is a white box test design technique which involves execution of all the executable statements in the source code at least once. It is used to calculate and measure the number of statements in the source code which can be executed given the requirements.

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Q:

Defect Management Process does not include

A) Deliverable base-lining B) Management reporting
C) Defect prevention D) None of above
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Deliverable base-lining

Explanation:
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Q:

Which of the following is a form of functional testing?

A) Security testing B) Performance testing
C) Boundary value analysis D) Usability testing
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Usability testing

Explanation:

Functional testing is a type of testing that is done against the requirements of the business application. 

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Examples of functional testing are Smoke testing, Sanity testing, Regression testing, Usability testing.

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Q:

main()

{

float me = 1.1;

double you = 1.1;

if(me==you)

printf("yes");

else

printf("No");

}

A) Yes B) No
C) Both D) Compilation error
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) No

Explanation:

For floating point numbers (float, double, long double) the values cannot be predicted exactly. Depending on the number of bytes, the precession with of the value represented varies. Float takes 4 bytes and long double takes 10 bytes. So float stores 0.9 with less precision than long double.

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Q:

Which is the simplest file structure?

A) Sequential B) Indexed
C) Random D) None
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Sequential

Explanation:

Sequential is the simplest file structure

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