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Software Quality Assurance Interview Questions only (12)

  • What is the difference between a test strategy and a test plan?
  • What is the relationship between test scripts and test cases?
  • What goes into a test package?
  • What test data would you need to test that a specific date occurs on a specific day of week?
  • How would you prioritize the test?
  • It is the eleventh hour and we have no test scripts, cases, or data. What would you do first?
  • How would you communicate defects ?
  • What would you do if management pressure is stating that testing is complete and you feel differently?
  • It is important to gather actual metrics with this once-in-a-lifetime test?
  • What would you record about a defect?
  • What is data - driven automation?
  • What are the main attributes of test automation?
  • Does automation replace manual testing?
  • How will you choose a tool for test automation?
  • How you will evaluate the tool for test automation?
  • What are main benefits of test automation?
  • What could go wrong with test automation?
  • How you will describe testing activities?
  • What testing activities you may want to automate?
  • Describe common problems of test automation.
  • What types of scripting techniques for test automation do you know?
  • What are principles of good testing scripts for automation?
  • What tools are available for support of testing during software development life cycle?
  • Can the activities of test case design be automated?
  • Why did you ever become involved in QA/testing?
  • What is the testing lifecycle and explain each of its phases?
  • What is the difference between testing and Quality Assurance?
  • What are basic, core, practises for a QA specialist?
  • What do you like about QA?
  • What has not worked well in your previous QA experience and what would you change?
  • How you will begin to improve the QA process?
  • What is the difference between QA and QC?
  • What is UML and how to use it for testing?
  • What is CMM and CMMI? What is the difference?
  • What do you like about computers?
  • Do you have a favourite QA book? More than one? Which ones? And why.
  • What is the responsibility of programmers vs QA?
  • How can software QA processes be implemented without stifling productivity?
  • How is testing affected by object-oriented designs?
  • What is extreme programming and what does it have to do with testing?
  • Write a test transaction for a scenario where 6.2% of tax deduction for the first $62,000 of income has to be done
  • What would be the Test Objective for Unit Testing? What are the quality measurements to assure that unit testing is complete?
  • Prepare a checklist for the developers on Unit Testing before the application comes to testing department.
  • Draw a pictorial diagram of a report you would create for developers to determine project status.
  • Draw a pictorial diagram of a report you would create for users and management to determine project status.
  • What 3 tools would you purchase for your company for use in testing? Justify the need?
  • Put the following concepts, put them in order, and provide a brief description of each:
    • system testing
    • acceptance testing
    • unit testing
    • integration testing
    • benefits realization testing

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