Based on the information given in the scenario, identify how the team could be improved most effectively? 2 credits
Answer : B
Which of the following is a valid drawback of independent testing? 1 credit
Answer : B
A number of options have been suggested for the level of independence to be employed for the testing on the next project, and are shown below. i. External test specialists perform non-functional testing. ii. Testing is outsourced. iii. Testing is carried out by the developer. iv. A separate test team carries out the testing. v. Testing is performed by the business. vi. Testing is performed by a different developer.
Which of the following orders the above in a correct order of independence? 1 credit
A. i, ii, iv, vi -
B. ii, i, v, vi -
C. ii, v, i, iii -
D. i, iv, v, vi -
Answer : B Topic 9, Scenario 6, V2 "Independent Test Team" The project has been running for a few months and the team seems not to be progressing in their test approach. The team also lacks drive and enthusiasm and is sometimes seen to be performing their tasks too slowly. You have been asked to recruit an extra person into the team.
Which of the following team roles would be most appropriate to enhance the team and why? 2 credits
Answer : D
In addition to introducing the new team member, you have decided to raise motivation.
Which of the measures listed below would be the best measure to take in order to increase the motivation of the team? 2 credits
Answer : D
You are considering involving users during test execution. In general, what is the main reason for involving users during test execution? 1 credit
A. They are a cheap resource -
B. They have good testing skills
C. This can serve as a way to build their confidence in the system
D. They have the ability to also focus on invalid test cases
Answer : C
Topic 10, Scenario 6, V3 "Independent Test Team"
Test cases passed more than 70%
Number of outstanding defects lest than 5
Number of defects per test case less than 0.5
Evaluate the status of the project against the defined exit criteria. Which of the following options shows the correct status? 2 credits
A. Criteria A = OK, criteria B = OK, criteria C = OK
B. Criteria A = NOT OK, criteria B = NOT OK, criteria C = OK
C. Criteria A = OK, criteria B = NOT OK, criteria C = NOT OK
D. Criteria A = NOT OK, criteria B = NOT OK, criteria C = NOT OK
Answer : B Topic 11, Scenario 6, V4 "Independent Test Team" You have for a while been trying to hire a second test automation specialist for your test team However, you did not have any luck in finding a suitable candidate. So now, you have been asked by IT management of XYZ to forward a proposal with alternative solutions for building an automated regression test suite at system test level over a period of 2 years including needed training and eventual handover to the test team.
Instead of having an independent test team within the company, the company is considering to outsource testing. What are THREE key challenges that are typical for outsourcing? 1 credit
Answer : B,C,D
You have investigated different possibilities and selected four of them to present to IT management. Which of the proposals will you most likely give your highest recommendations? 3 credits
A. Insourcing of test automation based on an offer from a local company ABC that has people who are specialists in system level capture-replay automation tools and they also do regular training courses in test automation methods and tools. They can then work closely with Vicki.
B. Outsourcing of test automation based on an offer from an Asian company,
AsiaAutoTest, which has people who are specialists in system level capture-replay automation tools. They also offer training and besides they offer to run and maintain the regression tests in the future.
C. Internal offer from the development department of XYZ to create the regression package using CppUnit as test automation tool. One of the development groups have very good experiences in automating unit tests, and they are willing to do training as well.
D. Solution from a tool vendor offering to educate two test team members in the use of their easy-to-use test automation capture replay tool over the first 3 month and based on that build the regression test suite. In addition to Vicki, Steve is the only one that has time available to be educated.
Answer : A Topic 12, Scenario 7, "Test Estimation" You have been contracted to manage the acceptance testing of a new computer-based reservation system for a travel agency. You have provided an approximate budget estimate for the testing project based on previous experience with similar sized projects. However, the management of the parent company of the travel agency will not commit to the budget until detailed cost estimates are provided. The reservation system is being developed by a third party However, detailed specifications of the software are available, as well as an estimate of the total effort that will be spent in developing the software. The software is to be delivered in four increments, and the functionality to be delivered in each increment has already been agreed on.
Identify THREE items that would be part of the work-breakdown structure showing the key testing activities for the acceptance test project. 2 credits (for 2 out of 3 correct 1 credit)
Answer : A,B,D
In general which part of the testing activity is most difficult to estimate? 1 credit
Answer : B
In general, why is it NOT a good idea to estimate the testing effort based only on a percentage of development effort? Identify THREE valid reasons. 1 credit
Answer : A,D,E
Which aspect in the test estimate is the main risk in this project? 1 credit
A. Quality of the specification -
B. Availability of end-users -
C. The costs of hardware and tools
D. Unknown input quality due to third party development
Answer : D Topic 13, Scenario 8, V1 "Test Process Improvement" You have been asked to investigate various test process Improvement models to be introduced for the next project. You have been asked to provide a comparison between the TMMi and TPI models and provide a recommendation.
Which THREE of the below mentioned characteristics relate to TMMi? 1 credit
Answer : A,D,F
The test improvement project will take place in an organization developing a safety-critical avionics application. Which one of the following standards do you believe would be most appropriate to take into account for compliance during your assignment? 1 credit
Answer : D
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