Software Quality Assurance Test

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The Software Quality Assurance test assesses candidates' ability to design functional tests as part of the software testing process.

It's an ideal test for pre-employment screening. A good QA tester or software developer should understand the key concepts and techniques behind test development.

This test requires candidates to demonstrate their ability to design effective and efficient tests for a given system.

Recommended Job Roles
Quality Assurance Engineer
Software Developer
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Sample Free Questions

Life Period

5min
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Quality Assurance Boundary value analysis Specification analysis Test case design Public

A developer needs to write a function for converting age (a whole number), into life period using the following algorithm:

  • If age is zero, it should return INVALID,
  • If age is greater than zero and less than 16, function should return CHILD,
  • If age is greater than or equal to 16, function should return ADULT.

Define the optimal (effective and efficient) set of boundary test cases to test the function.

Thermostat

7min
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Quality Assurance Boundary value analysis Specification analysis Test case design Public

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.

Pet Shop Bots

15min
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Quality Assurance Specification analysis State transition Test case design Public

An online shop sells pet food and accessories. Customers can choose goods and conclude their orders on its website. The order is processed according to these rules:

  • A customer enters his or her order and clicks SUBMIT. Depending on its total value, the order is set to either of the following states:
    • APPROVED, if the value is less than or equal to $100.
    • PENDING, if the value is greater than $100 and the shop's personnel have to verify the validity of the online payment.
  • For PENDING orders, shop personnel can click one of the following:
    • APPROVE if the payment is confirmed, thereby setting the order to the state of APPROVED.
    • CANCEL if the payment is invalid, thereby setting the order to the state of CANCELED.
  • For orders in an APPROVED state, the shop personnel choose the SHIP action after the goods are actually sent, thereby setting the order to a state of SHIPPED.

Prepare the optimal (effective and efficient) set of test cases, each containing either a complete or partial state lifecycle, required to test this system.

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Fuel Injection Control, Personal Trainer, Speeding Fines, Customer Satisfaction, Utility Tax, Mozzarella Shop, Bug Tracker Workflow, eCommerce Platform, Unit Testing, End of Sprint
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Quality Assurance Boundary value analysis Specification analysis Test case design State transition Equivalence partitioning Testing procedures
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