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Cannot execute all test cases

Asked By: Sushmitakp | Asked On: Apr 1st, 2013

What do we do if we cannot execute all the test cases

Answered by: sulochana on: Mar 24th, 2014

We can mark it as blocked and proceed with other testcases.

Answered by: pavan on: Dec 10th, 2013

we mark it as not applicable and proceed with further testcases which are executing

What is test case?

Asked By: chandupirm | Asked On: Mar 6th, 2014

Definition of test case?

Answered by: sandeep yadav on: Mar 7th, 2014

A test case is the steps to execute to the test scenario ,the preconditions ,expected result

Explain severity and priority with examples ?

Asked By: Abhishek Srivastava | Asked On: Jan 13th, 2014

Answered by: kalyaniunr on: Mar 4th, 2014

Severity describes seriousness of an Issue It has three categories 1. Critical 2. Non Critical High (NCH) 3. Non Low (NCL) Critical: Critical severity will given by the test engineers whenever they ...

Interview questions for 3 years experience

Asked By: sumanth | Asked On: Dec 26th, 2013

Hi, please someone let me know what all the questions we can expect from the interviewer for the manual testers who has 3 yrs of exp. thanks, sumanth

Testing technique

Asked By: vijenjoy2k2 | Asked On: Mar 20th, 2013

Input and output combinations that will be treated the same way by the system can be tested using which techique? 1. Boundary value 2. Equivalance partition 3. Decision table 4. State transition

Answered by: subin baby on: Dec 4th, 2013

equivalence partitioning

Answered by: kiruba on: Oct 22nd, 2013

equivalence partitioning

Boundary value analysis

Asked By: snehal | Asked On: Sep 24th, 2013

In a system designed to work out the tax to be paid: an employee has £4000 of salary tax free. The next £1500 is taxed at 10% the next £28000 is taxed at 22% any further amount is taxed at 40% to the nearest whole pound, which of these is a valid boundary value analysis test case? please explain...

Answered by: archana on: Oct 6th, 2013

Boundary value is just below or Just above the extreme edges of input Data
So As Salary 4000 is tax free
next 1500 is taxed at 10% => 4000+1500=5500 taxed at 10%
next 28000 is taxed at 22% =>28000+5500= 33500 is taxed at 22%
any further taxed at 40%
so valid boundary value is 33501.

Requirement traceability matrix

Asked By: rmangala | Asked On: Sep 29th, 2010

When do we prepare rtm (requirement traceability matrix), is it before test case designing or after test case designing?

Answered by: Sambodhan Dhammapathee on: Sep 27th, 2013

If your intension is to check the coverage of the existing testcase then you can prepare it after testcase creation. If in case your intension is to ensure every requirement is getting covered then yo...

Answered by: Kiran Kumar T on: Feb 13th, 2013

It is very important from the testing prospective. Where we map the requirements with test cases. By preparing the RTM we can ensure that we have covered all required functionalities of the appln in our testing

Involving testing personnel in project planning stage

Asked By: stewie_Test | Asked On: Jun 7th, 2013

Hi guys recently I faced few interviews where they keep asking me this question, how do you justify involvement of testing team in initial project planning stages or do you think this helps tester in any way while spending time on this . please provide best of your knowledge thanks in advance

Answered by: Anish on: Sep 19th, 2013

Testing team should also include from the inital phase of the project, for ex:, planning stage. This gives them a good idea about the project and it helps them in writing test cases. At the planning s...

The testing technique that requires devising test cases to demonstrate that each program function is operational is called a. gray-box testing b. glass-box testing c. black-box testing ...

Asked By: neha | Asked On: Sep 17th, 2007

Answered by: MADHU on: Apr 8th, 2013


Answered by: Amrit on: Oct 11th, 2011

Grey Box Testing is the Answer to the Question. Grey box testing is a software testing technique that uses a combination of black box testing and white box testing. Gray box testing is not a complete ...


Asked By: vijenjoy2k2 | Asked On: Mar 20th, 2013

A company devleops websites for its clients. The testing team tests each build of the software once development releases it. Once testers complete the testing, they also work on coding the next build. All testers and developers report to project manager. what type of independency is achieved above? 1....

What is test bed?

Asked By: Gaurav Gupta | Asked On: Feb 3rd, 2006

Answered by: UNKNOWN on: Feb 13th, 2013

Test Bed is an mandatory environment setup for the application to be tested.

Answered by: mfsi_chinmayb on: Jan 18th, 2012

Test bed is the blocks which is used to make the test environment for the execution of the test.
It includes H/W, S/W,configuration of the product under test , operating system or any other additional things that may establish to environment for the test execution.

What do you do if a defect is affecting two separate test cases

Asked By: gkss1 | Asked On: Oct 4th, 2012

What do you do if a defect is affecting two separate test cases indirectly not directly. Do you assign the defect to both test cases and fail both or just assign it to one ??

Answered by: manjula on: Feb 10th, 2013

Assign to first test case, say it as blocker defect and mention priority according to application

Answered by: Amar on: Jan 22nd, 2013

If a defect is indirectly affecting two cases... in QC the defect can be linked to both the test cases and those cases may be marked "Blocked by defect"...

How to set up the environment for manual testing ?

Asked By: rolimohanty | Asked On: Jun 11th, 2011

Answered by: manjula on: Feb 10th, 2013

According to the production server, the software development company as to make the testing server. i.e hardware( make and configuration) should be similar, the software(OS, web server, application se...

Answered by: Lakshya on: Jan 25th, 2013

Based on the user requirements like the hardware, OS, system conditions etc. set the environment so that it works similar to production environment

What is the role of a test manager in buying a test tool?

Asked By: rolex1 | Asked On: Feb 19th, 2012

Answered by: Lakshya on: Feb 4th, 2013

Understand the requirements before selecting a tool. Check whether the tool is suitable to the environment. Check the features, advantages and disadvantages of tool if any before selecting. Evaluat...

How will you test a keyboard?

Asked By: Interview Candidate | Asked On: Jul 25th, 2005

Answered by: Nguyễn Thị Xuân Hạnh on: Feb 4th, 2013

Check if all individuals button are proper by manually typing and verifying them on the screen (checking functionality of buttons).

Answered by: Saron on: Jan 25th, 2013

Check the order is correct when typing

What is the relationship between quality & testing?

Asked By: schittoor | Asked On: Dec 20th, 2006

Answered by: zaish on: Jan 6th, 2013

Testing is the process of finding quality attributes. Software quality attribute that "Testing" can gauge are systems functionality, Reliability and system performance.
Quality of a Software is composed of "required user functionality, reliability, performance etc".

Answered by: Ranjani7 on: May 18th, 2008

hi!quality is meeting the customers requirements fully at first and every time.

Testing is the way to achive quality by giving error free product

What is difference between validation and verification

Asked By: hari5818 | Asked On: May 24th, 2008

Answered by: jaya on: Jan 5th, 2013

VERIFICATION: It is process oriented. whether the product is built right. It is done each phase from starting itself VALIDATION: It is product oriented. ...

Answered by: Abraham on: Nov 19th, 2012

Verification is basically done when it is a written document/code/etc i.e. that is checking whether we have done it in the right way/ are we building product right. Validation is done basically when ...

Software testing interview question - can anyone please suggest me few testcases for smart card for micropayment application testing ?

Asked By: HappyTesting | Asked On: Nov 25th, 2012

Hi everyone , i would like to know in detail how to test a smart card application for micropayment system which is to be used for transport purpose . i am in urgent need plz suggest me . thanks in advance .

What is the role of closure phase in software development life cycle?

Asked By: shraddha | Asked On: Nov 16th, 2007

In detail

Answered by: sri on: Nov 20th, 2012

Once we have executed all the test cases and all the defects are fixed and the software application has crossed UAT then comes the test closure phase where the documents prepared at each phase in SDLC...

Answered by: Pothiraj on: Jul 13th, 2011

In the test closure phase of a test process data is collected from completed activities to consolidate experience, testware, facts and numbers. The test closure phase consists of finalizing and archiv...

What is progress report in testing?

Asked By: mfsi_chinmayb | Asked On: Jan 3rd, 2012

How progress report is written and useful in testing? thank in advance

Answered by: sri on: Nov 20th, 2012

It is document that gives the status of the project how many test cases that have been tested along with the date and the remaining test cases that are yet to be tested will be mentioned in the report.

Answered by: kalyan on: Feb 14th, 2012

It is a report which consists of planned testcases vs actual test to be done. It might be any format i.e table/chart.

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