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  • How do you determine what to test?
  • How do you decide when you have 'tested enough?'
  • How do you test if you have minimal or no documentation about the product?
  • Describe me to the basic elements you put in a defect report?
  • How do you perform regression testing?
  • At what stage of the life cycle does testing begin in your opinion?
  • How do you analyze your test results? What metrics do you try to provide?
  • Realising you won't be able to test everything - how do you decide what to test first?
  • Where do you get your expected results?
  • If automating - what is your process for determining what to automate and in what order?
  • In the past, I have been asked to verbally start mapping out a test plan for a common situation, such as an ATM. The interviewer might say, "Just thinking out loud, if you were tasked to test an ATM, what items might you test plan include?" These type questions are not meant to be answered conclusively, but it is a good way for the interviewer to see how you approach the task.
  • If you're given a program that will average student grades, what kinds of inputs would you use?
  • Tell me about the best bug you ever found.
  • What made you pick testing over another career?
  • What is the exact difference between Integration & System testing, give me examples with your project.
  • How did you go about testing a project?
  • What are the limitations of automating software testing?
  • What skills needed to be a good test automator?
  • How to find that tools work well with your existing system?
  • Describe some problem that you had with automating testing tool.
  • What are the main attributes of test automation?
  • What testing activities you may want to automate in a project?
  • How to find that tools work well with your existing system?
  • What criteria would you use to select Web transactions for load testing?
  • For what purpose are virtual users created?
  • Why it is recommended to add verification checks to your all your scenarios?
  • In what situation would you want to parameterize a text verification check?
  • Why do you need to parameterize fields in your virtual user script?
  • What are the reasons why parameterization is necessary when load testing the Web server and the database server?
  • How can data caching have a negative effect on load testing results?
  • What usually indicates that your virtual user script has dynamic data that is dependent on you parameterized fields?
  • What are the various status reports that you need generate for Developers and Senior Management?
  • You have been asked to design a Defect Tracking system. Think about the fields you would specify in the defect tracking system?
  • Write a sample Test Policy?
  • Explain the various types of testing after arranging them in a chronological order?
  • Explain what test tools you will need for client-server testing and why?
  • Explain what test tools you will need for Web app testing and why?
  • Explain pros and cons of testing done development team and testing by an independent team?
  • Differentiate Validation and Verification?
  • Explain Stress, Load and Performance testing?
  • Describe automated capture/playback tools and list their benefits?

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