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ISTQB Foundation Level – Questions Nov 2019

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The ISTQB Foundation Level qualification is aimed at professionals who need to demonstrate practical knowledge of the fundamental concepts of software testing.

This includes people in roles such as test designers, test analysts, test engineers, test consultants, test managers, user acceptance testers and IT Professionals.


The ISTQB Foundation Level certification exam has the following characteristics:

Content: 40 multiple-choice/multiple-select questions

Time allotted to complete the exam: 60 minutes.

Passing score: 65%


These are the topics that need to be understood by potential candidates planning for the exam:

1.0 Testing Techniques                         –  38.5%

2.0 Testing Fundamentals                    –  40.8%

3.0 Testing Tools                                    –  43%

4.0 Defect Management                        –  45.5%

5.0 Test Management and Control      –  48%

6.0 Test case Development                   –  52%

7.0 Testing Types                                    –  54%


Sample Questions:


1) Unreachable code would best be found using:

  a] code reviews

  b] code inspections

  c] a coverage tool

  d] a test management tool

  e] a static analysis tool

Answer:   a]


2) Regression testing should be performed:

v) every week   w) after the software has changed   x) as often as possible   y) when the environment has changed   z) when the project manager says

    a] v & w are true, x – z are false

    b] w, x & y are true, v & z are false

    c] w & y are true, v, x & z are false

    d] w is true, v, x y, and z are false

    e] all of the above are true

Answer:   c]


3) Which of the following is not part of performance testing:

    a] Measuring response time

    b] Measuring transaction rates

    c] Recovery testing

    d] Simulating many users

    e] Generating many transactions

Answer:  c]


4) Order numbers on a stock control system can range between 10000 and 99999 inclusive. Which of the following inputs might be a result of designing tests for only valid equivalence classes and valid boundaries:

    a] 1000, 5000, 99999

    b] 9999, 50000, 100000

    c] 10000, 99999

    d] 10000, 50000, 99999

    e] 9999, 10000, 50000, 99999, 10000

Answer:   d]


Once you practice these tests and score 80% or higher consistently, you’ll be ready to schedule your test date. Plus by taking the time to properly prepare now – you’ll avoid wasting more time and money.

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