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MCQ Questions On Test Management In Software Testing

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Here are the collections of MCQ questions on test management and different objectives of test management in software testing. It also includes objective type questions on test management, test planning and estimation, test progress monitoring and control, configuration management, risk-based testing and incident management.

1. Which of the following is a possible benefit of independent testing?
A) Independent testers see other and different defects and are unbiased.
B) Independent testers do not need extra education and training.
C) Independent testers reduce the bottleneck in the incident management process.
D) Independent testers can work more than developers.

2. Which of the following are the drawbacks of independent testing?
i) Independent tester cannot verify assumptions people made during specification and implementation of the system.
ii) Independent testers are isolated from the development team.
iii) Independent testers may be seen as a bottleneck or blamed for delays in release.
A) i and ii only
B) ii and iii only
C) i and iii only
D) All i, ii and iii

3. Which of the following are the typical tasks should be performed by test leader?
i) Prepare and acquire test data
ii) Write or review a test strategy
iii) Write test summary reports based on the information gathered during testing.
iv) Review and contribute to test plans
A) i and ii only
B) ii and iii only
C) iii and iv only
D) i and iv only

4. State whether the following statements about different test positions are True or False.
i) The test manager plans testing activities and chooses the tools and controls to be used.
ii) The test manager plans organize and control the testing activities while the tester specifies and executes tests.
A) False, False
B) True, False
C) False, True
D) True, True

5. Which of the following are the tasks performed by the typical tester?
i) Review tests developed by others
ii) Decide on the implementation of the test environment
iii) Prepare and acquire test data
A) i and ii only
B) ii and iii only
C) i and iii only
D) All i, ii and iii

6. Which of the following are typical entry criteria for testing?
i) Test data availability
ii) Testable code availability
iii) Costs
iv) Test tool readiness in the test environment.
A) i, ii and iii only
B) ii, iii and iv only
C) i, iii and iv only
D) i, ii and iv only

7. Which of the following are typical exit criteria for testing?
i) costs
ii) Schedules such as those based on time to market
iii) Test environment availability and readiness
iv) Estimates of defect density or reliability measures.
A) i, ii and iii only
B) ii, iii and iv only
C) i, iii and iv only
D) i, ii and iv only

8. ………… are used for risk-based testing where testing is directed to areas of greatest risk.
A) Analytical approaches
B) Model-based approaches
C) Methodical approaches
D) Consultative approaches

9. ………… are used on stochastic testing using statistical information about failure rates or usage.
A) Analytical approaches
B) Model-based approaches
C) Methodical approaches
D) Consultative approaches

10. …….. are used on those in which test coverage is driven primarily by the advice and guidance of technology and/or business domain experts outside the test team.
A) Analytical approaches
B) Model-based approaches
C) Methodical approaches
D) Consultative approaches

11. ……………. describes any guiding or corrective actions taken as a result of information and metrics gathered and reported.
A) Test control
B) Test monitoring
C) Test reporting
D) Configuration management

12. ……………. is concerned with summarizing information about the testing endeavor.
A) Test control
B) Test monitoring
C) Test reporting
D) Configuration management

13. The purpose of ……………… is to provide feedback and visibility about test activities.
A) Test control
B) Test monitoring
C) Test reporting
D) Configuration management

14. The purpose of …………………. is to establish and maintain the integrity of the products of the software or system through the project and product lifecycle.
A) Test control
B) Test monitoring
C) Test reporting
D) Configuration management

15. Which of the following risk does NOT include product risks in software testing?
A) Failure-prone software delivered
B) Software that does not perform its intended functions
C) Low quality of the design and coding
D) Poor data integrity and quality

16. Select the risks that fall under project risks.
i) Problems in defining the right requirements.
ii) Test environment not ready on time
iii) Poor software characteristics
A) i and ii only
B) ii and iii only
C) i and iii only
D) All i, ii and iii

17. Details of the incident report include which of the following.
i) Date of issue, issuing organization and author
ii) Expected and actual results
iii) Priority to fix
iv ) Conclusions, recommendations and approvals
A) i, ii and iii only
B) ii, iii and iv only
C) i, iii and iv only
D) All i, ii, iii and iv

18. ……………. provide developers and other parties with feedback about the problem to enable identification, isolation, and correction as necessary.
A) Incident report
B) Incident logging
C) Testing report
D) Risk report

19. In a risk-based approach, the risks identified may be used to
i) Determine the test techniques to be employed.
ii) Determine the extent of testing to be carried out.
iii) Prioritize testing in an attempt to find the critical defects as early as possible.
iv) Determine whether and testing activities could be employed to reduce risk.
A) i, ii and iii only
B) ii, iii and iv only
C) i, iii and iv only
D) All i, ii, iii and iv

20. For testing …………….. may involve ensuring all items of testware are identified, version controlled, tracked for changes, related to each other and related to the development items, so that traceability can be maintained throughout the test process.
A) Test control
B) Test monitoring
C) Test reporting
D) Configuration management

 

Answers:

1. A) Independent testers see other and different defects and are unbiased.
2. B) ii and iii only
3. B) ii and iii only
4. C) False, True
5. C) i and iii only
6. D) i, ii and iv only
7. D) i, ii and iv only
8. A) Analytical approaches
9. B) Model-based approaches
10. D) Consultative approaches
11. A) Test control
12. C) Test reporting
13. B) Test monitoring
14. D) Configuration management
15. C) Low quality of the design and coding
16. A) i and ii only
17. D) All i, ii, iii and iv
18. A) Incident report
19. A) i, ii and iii only
20. D) Configuration management

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