(Interview) Test Automation Questions

Interview : Test Automation Questions


  • Our software designers use UML for modeling applications. Based on their use cases, we would like to plan a test strategy. Do you agree with this approach or would this mean more effort for the testers.

  • Tell me about a difficult time you had at work and how you worked through it.

  • Give me an example of something you tried at work but did not work out so you had to go at things another way.

  • How can one file compare future dated output files from a program which has change, against the baseline run which used current date for input. The client does not want to mask dates on the output files to allow compares.

  • What automating testing tools are you familiar with?

  • How did you use automating testing tools in your job?

  • Describe some problem that you had with automating testing tool.

  • How do you plan test automation?

  • Can test automation improve test effectiveness?

  • What is data - driven automation?

  • What are the main attributes of test automation?

  • Does automation replace manual testing?

  • How will you choose a tool for test automation?

  • How you will evaluate the tool for test automation?

  • What are main benefits of test automation?

  • What could go wrong with test automation?

  • How you will describe testing activities?

  • What testing activities you may want to automate?