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ISTQB Certification Exam-Sample Papers Q. 21 to 30

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ISTQB Certification Exam-Sample Papers Q. 21 to 30

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Correct Answers to Earlier Questions - Q. 11 to Q 20 are at the end of this page:

Set of 10 Questions

Q. 21: Given the following decision table: Which of the following test cases and expected results is VALID?


Rule 1

Rule 2



Rule 4




<21 yrs

21-29 yrs


> 50yrs



A or B

B. C or D

C or D













A. 23 year old in insurance class A Premium is 90 and excess is 2,500.
B. 51 year old in insurance class C Premium is 70 and excess is 500.
C. 31 year old in insurance class B Premium is 90 and excess is 2,500.
D. 43 year old in insurance class C Premium is 70 and excess is 1,000.

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Q. 22: When should configuration management procedures be implemented?

A. During test planning.
B. During test analysis.
C. During test execution.
D. When evaluating exit criteria

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Q. 23: Which of the following are characteristic of regression testing ?

i) Regression testing is run ONLY once
ii) Regression testing is used after fixes have been made
iii) Regression testing is often automated
iv) Regression tests need not be maintained


A. ii, iv.
B. ii, iii.
C. i, iii, iv.
D. iii.

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Q. 24: Which of  the  problems  below  BEST  characterize  a  result of  software  failure?

A. Damaged  reputation
B. Lack  of  methodology
C. Inadequate  training
D. Regulatory  compliance

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Q. 25: Which of the following activities should be performed during the selection and implementation of a testing tool?

i) Investigate the organisation's test process.
ii) Conduct a proof of concept.
iii) Implement the selected tool on a project behind schedule to save time.
iv) Identify coaching and mentoring requirements for the use of the selected tool.


A. i, ii, iii.
B. ii, iii, iv.
C. i, iii, iv.
D. i, ii, iv.

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Q. 26: What is the MAIN benefit of designing tests early in the life cycle?

A. It is cheaper than designing tests during the test phases.
B. It helps prevent defects from being introduced into the code.
C. Tests designed early are more effective than tests designed later.
D. It saves time during the testing phases when testers are busy.

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Q. 27: Which of the following benefits are MOST likely to be achieved by using test tools?

i) Easy to access information about tests and testing.
ii) Reduced maintenance of testware.
iii) Easy and cheap to implement.
iv) Greater consistency of tests.


A. ii and iv
B. ii and iii
C. i and iv
D. i and iii

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Q. 28: Which  of  the  following  can be  considered  as  success  factors  when  deploying a  new  tool in  an  organization?

A. Providing  coaching to  users and  defining usage  guidelines
B. Monitoring  tool usage  and  reducing the need for  risk  analysis
C. Improving  processes  and  focusing  more on  component  testing
D. Assessing  testing  completion  and  minimizing  code  reviews

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Q. 29: What is the purpose of exit criteria?

A. To define when a test level is complete.
B. To determine when a test has completed.
C. To identify when a software system should be retired.
D. To determine whether a test has passed.

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Q. 30: Which  test  design  technique  relies  heavily  on prior  thorough  knowledge  of the  system?

A. Data  driven  testing technique
B. Experience-based  technique
C. White-box  technique
D. Structure-based  technique

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Comments :


# 1 Marco on 2011-01-14 08:17:31

for Q21 how can any answer be the right one if for all answers the premium is £0 but in the table the lowest premium ist £70.

can any body explain this?

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