Software Quality Assurance Online Test

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The Software Quality Assurance online test assesses the ability to design functional tests and follow testing procedures.

The assessment includes work-sample tasks such as:

  • Understanding differences between different types of testing.
  • Creating and optimizing test cases based on a specification.
  • Using different techniques to cover all cases, including corner cases. 

A good QA tester or software developer should be able to demonstrate their ability to design effective and efficient tests for a given system, as well as understand the key concepts and techniques behind test development, in order to assure that software works as expected.

Sample public questions

20 min
Quality Assurance
Boundary Value Analysis
Specification Analysis
Test Case Design

An informational interest rate calculator for a fixed term deposit needs to be tested. For a given deposit amount and the client’s age, the calculator shows the annual interest rate.

The following rules apply:

  • The minimum deposit amount is $100.
  • The maximum deposit amount is $10,000.
  • The annual interest rate depends on the deposit amount as follows:
    Deposit amount Annual interest rate
    $100 - $999 1.0%
    $1,000 - $4,999 1.3%
    $5,000 - $10,000 1.5%
  • Only adults (aged 18 and older) are eligible to open a term deposit account.
  • Clients aged 60 and older have a fixed interest rate of 2%.

Define the optimal (effective and efficient) set of boundary test cases for a system that calculates the term's deposit interest.

7 min
Quality Assurance
Boundary Value Analysis
Specification Analysis
Test Case Design

Your team is developing software for a thermostat controller that has a switch for turning the heat on and off.

The following algorithm has been implemented:

  • If the heating switch is on:
    • If the measured temperature is equal to or higher than 23°C, the heat is turned off.
    • If the measured temperature is lower than 23°C, the heat is turned on.
  • If the heating switch is off:
    • If the measured temperature falls below 5°C, the heat is turned on to prevent the water in the heating system from freezing.
    • Otherwise, the heat is turned off.

Define the optimal (effective and efficient) set of boundary test cases to adequately test the thermostat controller.

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20 more premium Software Quality Assurance questions

Speeding Fines, Customer Satisfaction, Utility Tax, Mozzarella Shop, Bug Tracker Workflow, Unit Testing, eCommerce Platform, Birthday Gift, Bug Tracker, Quality Improvement, End of Sprint, Hotel Booking, Compose Email, Shopping Site, Railway Ticketing, Archive Email, Successful Login, Case Design Review, Fuel Injection Control, Personal Trainer.

Skills and topics tested

  • Quality Assurance
  • Specification Analysis
  • State Transition
  • Test Case Design
  • Boundary Value Analysis
  • Equivalence Partitioning
  • Testing Procedures
  • Statement Coverage
  • Test Coverage
  • Non-functional testing
  • Integration Testing
  • Black Box Testing
  • Regression Testing
  • User Acceptance Testing
  • Decision Table Testing

For job roles

  • Quality Assurance Engineer
  • Software Developer

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