Software Development or Testing Models Interview Questions

 
1.
What is RAD?
2.
What is RAD Testing Model?
3.
Explain RAD Business modeling?
4.
What is Rapid Application Development (RAD) Data modeling?
5.
What is Rapid Application Development (RAD) Process modeling?
6.
What is Rapid Application Development (RAD) Application generation?
7.
What is Rapid Application Development (RAD) Testing and turnover?
8.
Explain Disadvantages of Rapid Application Development (RAD)
9.
What is Scrum?
10.
What is the difference between agile and scrum development?
11.
What are the advantages of Scrum?
12.
What are the dis-advantages of Scrum?
13.
What is the difference between Scrum and Extreme Programming?
14.
What is a Sprint?
15.
What are types of roles in scrum?
16.
What are main / core roles in Scrum?
17.
What are Ancillary roles?
18.
What are the types of meetings in scrum?
19.
What is Daily Scrum / Standup?
20.
What are 3 questions in Daily Scrum / Standup?
21.
What is Backlog grooming / storytime?
22.
What is Scrum of Scrums?
23.
What is Sprint planning meeting?
24.
What is Sprint review meeting?
25.
What is Sprint retrospective?
26.
What is Product Backlog?
27.
What is Sprint Backlog?
28.
What is Increment?
29.
What is Burn down?
30.
What is User Story?
31.
What is Theme?
32.
What is Epic?
33.
What is Spike?
34.
What is Tracer Bullet?
35.
What is Point Scale/Effort/Story points?
36.
What are Tasks?
37.
What is Definition of Done (DoD)?
38.
What is Velocity?
39.
What is Impediment?
40.
What is Sashimi?
41.
What is Abnormal Termination?
42.
What is Planning Poker?
43.
What is Scrum-ban?
44.
What is Spiral Model?
45.
Explain Top-down and bottom-up design?
46.
Explain Waterfall model?
47.
What is V Model?
48.
What is W Model?
49.
Explain Butterfly Model of Test Development?
50.
What is Test Director?
51.
How do we import testcases written in Excel to Test Director?
52.
Can you retrieve a test case once you have deleted them in Test Director?
53.
How to use TestDirect like a Dashboard?
54.
After creating the test cases in excel and exported to TD. How does test director know the headings?
55.
What do you call the window testdirector testlab?
56.
What is Quality Center( Test Director)?
57.
Is there any possibility to restrict duplication of defects being created in TD?
58.
How you integrated your automated scripts with TestDirector?
59.
What is the use of TestDirector software?
60.
Can we add user defined fields to Test Director?
61.
TD (Quality Center 9.0) how can you run automated test cases?
62.
What are the various types of reports in TestDirector?
63.
Can you please explain the procedure of connecting TestDirector in QTP?
64.
Is it necessary to learn Test Director for beginners?
65.
Can we export the files from Test director to Excel Sheet? If yes then how?
66.
How do I run reports from Test Director?
67.
Can we map the Defects directly to the requirements (not thru the test cases) in the Test Director?
68.
What is the use of Test Lab in Test director?
69.
How do we attach Excel sheet with test director?
70.
How many tabs in TestDirector and explain them?
71.
How to customize the reports generated?
72.
How can we export multiple test cases from TD in a single go?
73.
How can we create our own Defect Template from Test Director? Is it possible in Test Director?
74.
Can we upload test cases from an excel sheet into Test Director?
75.
How to generate the graphs in Test Director?
76.
What does Test Grid contains?
77.
How to use TestDirector in real time projects?
78.
How can we add requirements to test cases in Test Director?
79.
How to map requirements with testcases in TestDirector?
80.
How to add Test ID to TestPlan?
81.
How will you generate the defect ID in test director? Is it generated automatically or not?
82.
Difference between WinRunner and Test Director?
83.
How many types of reports can be generated using TestDirector?
84.
How do you ensure that there are no duplication of bugs in Test Director?
85.
What are the 3 views and what is the purpose of each view?
86.
What is the main purpose of storing requirements in Test Director?
87.
What is the difference between Master test plan and test plan?
88.
What is Software Development V-Model?
89.
Explain Software Development V-Model Requirements analysis?
90.
Explain Software Development V-Model System Design?
91.
Explain Software Development V-Model Architecture Design?
92.
Explain Software Development V-Model Module Design?
93.
Explain Software Development V-Model Validation Phases?
94.
What is Black-box testing?
95.
What is the waterfall model?
96.
Explain the waterfall model phases?
97.
Explain Waterfall Model Supporting arguments?
98.
Criticize Waterfall Model?
99.
Explain Waterfall Modified models?
100.
Explain some Advantages of Waterfall Model?
101.
Explain Disadvantages of Waterfall Model?
102.
What is software engineering, anyway?
103.
I like computers. Is Software Engineering for me?
104.
What is the difference between computer engineering (CE), computer science (CS), and software engineering (SE)?
105.
Why are software engineers needed?
106.
I have no previous programming experience. Can I still be successful Software Engineer?
107.
During the interview, do not obsess over little mistakes that happen.
108.
What are the Different types of Architectures in Software Engineering?
109.
What are use cases and class diagrams in Software Engineering?
110.
What are sequence diagram? What are package diagram? What are collaboration diagram?
111.
Explain What are Design patterns?
112.
What are the characteristics of good design? Name some Design Tools?
113.
What is SDLC? What are the various SDLC models? Explain them?
114.
What is RUP and PSP?
115.
What are the Different types of Testing in software engineering? How to design a Test Case?
116.
What is SRS?
117.
What are Functional and Non Functional Requirements in Software Engineering?
118.
What is Requirement Engineering?
119.
What is UML?
120.
What are the three types of modeling in UML?
121.
What is UML Architecture?
122.
What are UML Messages?
123.
Define modeling in UML and it advantages.
124.
What are the different views in UML?
125.
Define SDLC in UML?
126.
Explain the types of diagrams in UML.
127.
What are the advantages of using UML?
128.
What is component diagrams in UML?
129.
What are the various components in sequence diagrams?
130.
What are the parts of a deployment diagram?
131.
What are the elements in State Chart diagrams?
132.
Explain all elements of a State-chart diagram.
133.
What are the different elements of a collaboration diagram?
134.
Brief explanation of all elements in activity diagrams
135.
Explain the different elements of a Use Case?
136.
What is the difference between Activity and sequence diagrams?
137.
Difference between Activity and Sequence Diagram.
138.
What is Database testing?
139.
What we normally check for in the Database Testing?
140.
How to Test database in Manually? Explain with an example?
141.
How to check a trigger is fired or not, while doing database testing?
142.
Is a A fast database retrieval rate a testable requirement?
143.
How to test a SQL Query in Winrunner? without using DataBase CheckPoints?
144.
How do you test whether the database is updated as and when an information are added in the front end?Give me an example?
145.
What are the different stages involved in Database Testing?
146.
What is database testing and what we test in database testing?
147.
How to test data loading in Data base testing?
148.
Explain Database testing?
149.
What is data driven test?
150.
How to Test Database Procedures and Triggers?
151.
How to test a DTS package created for data insert update and delete? What should be considered in the above case while testing it?W hat conditions are to be checked if the data is inserted, updated or deleted using a text files?
152.
How do you test whether a database in updated when information is entered in the front end?
153.
What steps does a tester take in testing Stored Procedures?
154.
How to use SQL queries in WinRunner/QTP?
155.
What SQL statements have you used in Database Testing?
156.
What is way of writing testcases for database testing?
157.
What we normally check for the Database Testing?
158.
What Is JUnit?
159.
Where Do You Download JUnit?
160.
Who Should Use JUnit, Developers or Testers?
161.
Why Do You Use JUnit to Test Your Code?
162.
How Do You Install JUnit?
163.
How To Wirte a Simple JUnit Test Class?
164.
How To Compile a JUnit Test Class?
165.
How To Run a JUnit Test Class?
166.
What CLASSPATH Settings Are Needed to Run JUnit?
167.
How Do I Run JUnit Tests from Command Window?
168.
How Do You Uninstall JUnit?
169.
How To Write a JUnit Test Method?
170.
Can You Provide a List of Assertion Methods Supported by JUnit 4.4?
171.
Why Does Poeple Import org.junit.Assert Statically?
172.
What Is the @SuiteClasses Annotation?
173.
Why Not Just Use a Debugger for Unit Testing?
174.
Why Not Just Write a main() Method for Unit Testing?
175.
Why Not Just Use System.out.println() for Unit Testing?
176.
Under What Conditions Should You Test set() and get() Methods?
177.
Do You Need to Write a Test Class for Every Class That Need to Be Tested?
178.
What Is JUnit TestCase?
179.
How to Run Your JUnit 4.4 Tests with a JUnit 3.8 Runner?
180.
What Are JUnit 3.8 Naming Conventions?
181.
How Many Test Runners Are Supported in JUnit 3.8?
182.
What Is a JUnit Test Fixture?
183.
Can You Explain the Life Cycle of a JUnit 3.8 Test Case Class?
184.
How To Write Setup Code to Run Once for All Tests in a Test Class?
185.
Can You Explain the Life Cycle of a JUnit 4.4 Test Class?
186.
How To Group Test Cases Class using JUnit TestSuite?
187.
How Do You Test a private Method?
188.
How Do You Test a protected Method?
189.
Can You Write a Simple Class for JUnit Testing in 1 Minute?
190.
How Do You Test Classes That Must Be Run in a J2EE Container?
191.
How to creating a Test Suite using JUnit in Eclipse?
192.
Can You Describe Steps of Creating Test Case Classes in Eclipse?
193.
How to Run a JUnit Test Case in Eclipse?
194.
How To Create Test Class in Eclipse?
195.
How simple is too simple to break?
196.
What Do You Do When a Defect Is Reported?
197.
How Often Should You Run Your JUnit Tests?
198.
Do You Have To Write a Test for Everything?
199.
When Objects Are Garbage Collected After a Test Is Executed?
200.
How Do You Test a Method That Does not Return Anything?
201.
When Should Unit Tests Should Be Written In Development Cycle?
202.
How Do You Launch a Debugger When a Test Fails?
203.
What is localization?
204.
What is Internationalization?
205.
Explain Localization Testing?
206.
What is Globalization?
207.
What we need consider in localization testing?
208.
What is Testing for Localizable Strings -- separate string from code?
209.
Go Online help?
210.
Some specific testing recommendations?
211.
The documentation testers objectives?
212.
What is bidirectional traceability?
213.
What is the maximum length of the test case we can write?
214.
What is internationalization Testing?
215.
What does black-box testing mean at the unit, integration, and system levels?
216.
What is Bug life cycle?
217.
Smoke test? Do you use any automation tool for smoke testing?
218.
When a bug is found, what is the first action?
219.
Advantages of automation over manual testing?
220.
For Web Applications what type of tests are you going to do?
221.
What is Testing environment in your company, means how testing process start?
222.
What is a Use case?
223.
How you are breaking down the project among team members?
224.
What is a Test Server?
225.
What are the differences between these three words Error, Defect and Bug?
226.
There are two sand clocks(timers) one complete totally in 7 minutes and other in 9-minutes we have to calculate with this timers and bang the bell after completion of 11- minutes!plz give me the solution.
227.
What are the technical reviews?
228.
Explain ETVX concept?
229.
If the client identified some bugs to whom did he reported?
230.
At what phase tester role starts?
231.
Actually how many positive and negetive testcases will write for a module?
232.
What are the main bugs which were identified by you and in that how many are considered as real bugs?
233.
What is Six sigma?
234.
What are cookies? Tell me the advantage and disadvantage of cookies?
235.
What is stub? Explain in testing point of view?
236.
Define Brain Stromming and Cause Effect Graphing?
237.
Password is having 6 digit alphanumeric then what are the possible input conditions?
238.
Explain agile testing?
239.
What is deferred status in defect life cycle?
240.
Verification and validation?
241.
What is test plan and explain its contents?
242.
What is mean by release notes?
243.
Give an example of high priority and low severity, low priority and high severity?
244.
Diff. between STLC and SDLC?
245.
What is Test Data Collection?
246.
What are non-functional requirements?
247.
Why we perform stress-testing, resolution-testing and cross- browser testing?
248.
What is the minimum criteria for white box?
249.
In what basis you will write test cases?
250.
What are the main key components in Web applications and client and Server applications? (differences)?
251.
What is the formal technical review?
252.
Explain Software metrics?
253.
What is Software reliability?
254.
What the main use of preparing a traceability matrix?
255.
What is TRM?
256.
What is the difference between Product-based Company and Projects-based Company?
257.
Users are complaining of delays when using a network. What would you do?
258.
What does the Clean Access Agent do?
259.
Combine TCP/IP traffic and SNA traffic?
260.
What does Clean Access Agent look at?
261.
What are the common issues occurs in Network testing?
262.
What anti-virus software is required?
263.
How to obtain Network ID?
264.
How to download Cisco Clean Access?
265.
A good software tester should be Intelligence?
266.
A good software tester should be Skeptical?
267.
low cunning. Street wise is another good descriptor?
268.
A good software tester should Tolerance Chaos?
269.
A good software tester should be Tenacity?
270.
What makes a good software tester?
271.
A good software tester should be Honest?
272.
How to Identifying Software Quality Assurance Personnel?
273.
A good software tester should Know the Application?
274.
A good software tester should be Hyper-Sensitivity to Little Things?
275.
A good software tester should be People Skills?
276.
A good software tester should be Organized person?
277.
A good software tester should be Self-Sufficient and Tough?
278.
A good software tester should be Technology Hungry?
279.
Professional Characteristics of a good SQA Engineer
280.
Personal Requirements For Software Quality Assurance Engineers
281.
What is Ramp-up Rate?
282.
Why System Performance Monitoring Is Important?
283.
How To Report Load Testing Results?
284.
What Are the Important Aspects of Website Load Testing?
285.
How To Create a Load Testing Scenario?
286.
Why Scalability and Load Testing is Important?
287.
Could You Suggest an Execution Strategy for a Load Scenario?
288.
How to prepare a script to run each scenario with the number of types of users concurrently playing back to give you a the load scenario?
289.
Estimating Test Duration?
290.
What Is Concurrent Users?
291.
How to create the scenarios that are to be used to load test the web site?
292.
Estimating Target Load Levels?
293.
Preparing for a Load Test?
294.
What is software engineering, anyway?
295.
I like computers. Is Software Engineering for me?
296.
What is the difference between computer engineering (CE), computer science (CS), and software engineering (SE)?
297.
Why are software engineers needed?
298.
I have no previous programming experience. Can I still be successful Software Engineer?
299.
During the interview, do not obsess over little mistakes that happen.
300.
What are the Different types of Architectures in Software Engineering?
301.
What are use cases and class diagrams in Software Engineering?
302.
What are sequence diagram? What are package diagram? What are collaboration diagram?
303.
Explain What are Design patterns?
304.
What are the characteristics of good design? Name some Design Tools?
305.
What is SDLC? What are the various SDLC models? Explain them?
306.
What is RUP and PSP?
307.
What are the Different types of Testing in software engineering? How to design a Test Case?
308.
What is SRS?
309.
What are Functional and Non Functional Requirements in Software Engineering?
310.
What is Requirement Engineering?
311.
What is UML?
312.
What are the three types of modeling in UML?
313.
What is UML Architecture?
314.
What are UML Messages?
315.
Define modeling in UML and it advantages.
316.
What are the different views in UML?
317.
Define SDLC in UML?
318.
Explain the types of diagrams in UML.
319.
What are the advantages of using UML?
320.
What is component diagrams in UML?
321.
What are the various components in sequence diagrams?
322.
What are the parts of a deployment diagram?
323.
What are the elements in State Chart diagrams?
324.
Explain all elements of a State-chart diagram.
325.
What are the different elements of a collaboration diagram?
326.
Brief explanation of all elements in activity diagrams
327.
Explain the different elements of a Use Case?
328.
What is the difference between Activity and sequence diagrams?
329.
Difference between Activity and Sequence Diagram.
330.
What is Database testing?
331.
What we normally check for in the Database Testing?
332.
How to Test database in Manually? Explain with an example?
333.
How to check a trigger is fired or not, while doing database testing?
334.
Is a A fast database retrieval rate a testable requirement?
335.
How to test a SQL Query in Winrunner? without using DataBase CheckPoints?
336.
How do you test whether the database is updated as and when an information are added in the front end?Give me an example?
337.
What are the different stages involved in Database Testing?
338.
What is database testing and what we test in database testing?
339.
How to test data loading in Data base testing?
340.
Explain Database testing?
341.
What is data driven test?
342.
How to Test Database Procedures and Triggers?
343.
How to test a DTS package created for data insert update and delete? What should be considered in the above case while testing it?W hat conditions are to be checked if the data is inserted, updated or deleted using a text files?
344.
How do you test whether a database in updated when information is entered in the front end?
345.
What steps does a tester take in testing Stored Procedures?
346.
How to use SQL queries in WinRunner/QTP?
347.
What SQL statements have you used in Database Testing?
348.
What is way of writing testcases for database testing?
349.
What we normally check for the Database Testing?
350.
What Is JUnit?
351.
Where Do You Download JUnit?
352.
Who Should Use JUnit, Developers or Testers?
353.
Why Do You Use JUnit to Test Your Code?
354.
How Do You Install JUnit?
355.
How To Wirte a Simple JUnit Test Class?
356.
How To Compile a JUnit Test Class?
357.
How To Run a JUnit Test Class?
358.
What CLASSPATH Settings Are Needed to Run JUnit?
359.
How Do I Run JUnit Tests from Command Window?
360.
How Do You Uninstall JUnit?
361.
How To Write a JUnit Test Method?
362.
Can You Provide a List of Assertion Methods Supported by JUnit 4.4?
363.
Why Does Poeple Import org.junit.Assert Statically?
364.
What Is the @SuiteClasses Annotation?
365.
Why Not Just Use a Debugger for Unit Testing?
366.
Why Not Just Write a main() Method for Unit Testing?
367.
Why Not Just Use System.out.println() for Unit Testing?
368.
Under What Conditions Should You Test set() and get() Methods?
369.
Do You Need to Write a Test Class for Every Class That Need to Be Tested?
370.
What Is JUnit TestCase?
371.
How to Run Your JUnit 4.4 Tests with a JUnit 3.8 Runner?
372.
What Are JUnit 3.8 Naming Conventions?
373.
How Many Test Runners Are Supported in JUnit 3.8?
374.
What Is a JUnit Test Fixture?
375.
Can You Explain the Life Cycle of a JUnit 3.8 Test Case Class?
376.
How To Write Setup Code to Run Once for All Tests in a Test Class?
377.
Can You Explain the Life Cycle of a JUnit 4.4 Test Class?
378.
How To Group Test Cases Class using JUnit TestSuite?
379.
How Do You Test a private Method?
380.
How Do You Test a protected Method?
381.
Can You Write a Simple Class for JUnit Testing in 1 Minute?
382.
How Do You Test Classes That Must Be Run in a J2EE Container?
383.
How to creating a Test Suite using JUnit in Eclipse?
384.
Can You Describe Steps of Creating Test Case Classes in Eclipse?
385.
How to Run a JUnit Test Case in Eclipse?
386.
How To Create Test Class in Eclipse?
387.
How simple is too simple to break?
388.
What Do You Do When a Defect Is Reported?
389.
How Often Should You Run Your JUnit Tests?
390.
Do You Have To Write a Test for Everything?
391.
When Objects Are Garbage Collected After a Test Is Executed?
392.
How Do You Test a Method That Does not Return Anything?
393.
When Should Unit Tests Should Be Written In Development Cycle?
394.
How Do You Launch a Debugger When a Test Fails?
395.
What is localization?
396.
What is Internationalization?
397.
Explain Localization Testing?
398.
What is Globalization?
399.
What we need consider in localization testing?
400.
What is Testing for Localizable Strings -- separate string from code?
401.
Go Online help?
402.
Some specific testing recommendations?
403.
The documentation testers objectives?
404.
What is bidirectional traceability?
405.
What is the maximum length of the test case we can write?
406.
What is internationalization Testing?
407.
What does black-box testing mean at the unit, integration, and system levels?
408.
What is Bug life cycle?
409.
Smoke test? Do you use any automation tool for smoke testing?
410.
When a bug is found, what is the first action?
411.
Advantages of automation over manual testing?
412.
For Web Applications what type of tests are you going to do?
413.
What is Testing environment in your company, means how testing process start?
414.
What is a Use case?
415.
How you are breaking down the project among team members?
416.
What is a Test Server?
417.
What are the differences between these three words Error, Defect and Bug?
418.
There are two sand clocks(timers) one complete totally in 7 minutes and other in 9-minutes we have to calculate with this timers and bang the bell after completion of 11- minutes!plz give me the solution.
419.
What are the technical reviews?
420.
Explain ETVX concept?
421.
If the client identified some bugs to whom did he reported?
422.
At what phase tester role starts?
423.
Actually how many positive and negetive testcases will write for a module?
424.
What are the main bugs which were identified by you and in that how many are considered as real bugs?
425.
What is Six sigma?
426.
What are cookies? Tell me the advantage and disadvantage of cookies?
427.
What is stub? Explain in testing point of view?
428.
Define Brain Stromming and Cause Effect Graphing?
429.
Password is having 6 digit alphanumeric then what are the possible input conditions?
430.
Explain agile testing?
431.
What is deferred status in defect life cycle?
432.
Verification and validation?
433.
What is test plan and explain its contents?
434.
What is mean by release notes?
435.
Give an example of high priority and low severity, low priority and high severity?
436.
Diff. between STLC and SDLC?
437.
What is Test Data Collection?
438.
What are non-functional requirements?
439.
Why we perform stress-testing, resolution-testing and cross- browser testing?
440.
What is the minimum criteria for white box?
441.
In what basis you will write test cases?
442.
What are the main key components in Web applications and client and Server applications? (differences)?
443.
What is the formal technical review?
444.
Explain Software metrics?
445.
What is Software reliability?
446.
What the main use of preparing a traceability matrix?
447.
What is TRM?
448.
What is the difference between Product-based Company and Projects-based Company?
449.
Users are complaining of delays when using a network. What would you do?
450.
What does the Clean Access Agent do?
451.
Combine TCP/IP traffic and SNA traffic?
452.
What does Clean Access Agent look at?
453.
What are the common issues occurs in Network testing?
454.
What anti-virus software is required?
455.
How to obtain Network ID?
456.
How to download Cisco Clean Access?
457.
A good software tester should be Intelligence?
458.
A good software tester should be Skeptical?
459.
low cunning. Street wise is another good descriptor?
460.
A good software tester should Tolerance Chaos?
461.
A good software tester should be Tenacity?
462.
What makes a good software tester?
463.
A good software tester should be Honest?
464.
How to Identifying Software Quality Assurance Personnel?
465.
A good software tester should Know the Application?
466.
A good software tester should be Hyper-Sensitivity to Little Things?
467.
A good software tester should be People Skills?
468.
A good software tester should be Organized person?
469.
A good software tester should be Self-Sufficient and Tough?
470.
A good software tester should be Technology Hungry?
471.
Professional Characteristics of a good SQA Engineer
472.
Personal Requirements For Software Quality Assurance Engineers
473.
What is Ramp-up Rate?
474.
Why System Performance Monitoring Is Important?
475.
How To Report Load Testing Results?
476.
What Are the Important Aspects of Website Load Testing?
477.
How To Create a Load Testing Scenario?
478.
Why Scalability and Load Testing is Important?
479.
Could You Suggest an Execution Strategy for a Load Scenario?
480.
How to prepare a script to run each scenario with the number of types of users concurrently playing back to give you a the load scenario?
481.
Estimating Test Duration?
482.
What Is Concurrent Users?
483.
How to create the scenarios that are to be used to load test the web site?
484.
Estimating Target Load Levels?
485.
Preparing for a Load Test?