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Test levels and types


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Test levels and types

  1. 1. Test Levels and Test Types<br />Two questions from ISTQB (Foundation Level)<br />
  2. 2. QUESTIONS<br />Question 1. Which of the following is a test type?<br />a. Component testing<br />b. Functional testing<br />c. System testing<br />d. Acceptance testing<br />Question 2. A regression test:<br />a. Is only run once.<br />b. Will always be automated.<br />c. Will check unchanged areas of the software to see if they have been affected.<br />d. Will check changed areas of the software to see if they have been affected.<br />
  3. 3. Test Levels<br />Testing is not a stand-alone activity. It has its place within a software development life cycle.<br />V-model<br />
  4. 4. Test Types<br />Test types are introduced as a means of clearly defining the objective of a certain test level for a programme or project.<br />A test type is focused on a particular test objective, which could be the<br />testing of a function to be performed by the component or system; <br />a non-functional quality characteristic, such as reliability or usability; <br />the structure or architecture of the component or system;<br />or related to changes, i.e. confirming that defects have been fixed (confirmation testing, or re-testing) and<br />looking for unintended changes (regression testing).<br />
  5. 5. Test Levels and Types<br />Which of the following are test types and which are test levels?<br />Functional testing<br />Component testing<br />Integration testing<br />Structural testing<br />Confirmation and Regression testing<br />System testing<br />Non-functional testing<br />Acceptance testing<br />
  6. 6. Reference<br />FOUNDATIONS OF SOFTWARE TESTING. ISTQB CERTIFICATION by Dorothy Graham, Erik van Veenendaal, Isabel Evans, Rex Black – chapters 2.2 and 2.3<br />
  7. 7. Free WEBINAR<br />Advanced Software Testing: Integration Testing<br />Join it on Thursday, Oct 20, 2011 <br />10:00 PM - 11:30 PM MSD<br />Register:<br /> <br />