: Testing/QA Interview
is Gorilla Testing?
Testing one particular module,
What is Gray Box Testing?
A combination of Black Box and White Box testing methodologies? testing a
piece of software against its specification but using some knowledge of its
What is High Order Tests?
Black-box tests conducted once the software has been integrated.
What is Independent Test Group (ITG)?
A group of people whose primary responsibility is software testing,
What is Inspection?
A group review quality improvement process for written material. It consists
of two aspects; product (document itself) improvement and process improvement
(of both document production and inspection).
What is Integration Testing?
Testing of combined parts of an application to determine if they function
together correctly. Usually performed after unit and functional testing. This
type of testing is especially relevant to client/server and distributed systems.
What is Installation Testing?
Confirms that the application under test recovers from expected or
unexpected events without loss of data or functionality. Events can include
shortage of disk space, unexpected loss of communication, or power out
What is Load Testing?
See Performance Testing.
What is Localization Testing?
This term refers to making software specifically designed for a specific
What is Loop Testing?
A white box testing technique that exercises program loops.
What is Metric?
A standard of measurement. Software metrics are the statistics describing
the structure or content of a program. A metric should be a real objective
measurement of something such as number of bugs per lines of code.
What is Monkey Testing?
Testing a system or an Application on the fly, i.e just few tests here and
there to ensure the system or an application does not crash out.
What is Negative Testing?
Testing aimed at showing software does not work. Also known as "test to
fail". See also Positive Testing.
What is Path Testing?
Testing in which all paths in the program source code are tested at least
What is Performance Testing?
Testing conducted to evaluate the compliance of a system or component with
specified performance requirements. Often this is performed using an automated
test tool to simulate large number of users. Also know as "Load
What is Positive Testing?
Testing aimed at showing software works. Also known as "test to
pass". See also Negative Testing.
What is Quality Assurance?
All those planned or systematic actions necessary to provide adequate
confidence that a product or service is of the type and quality needed and
expected by the customer.
What is Quality Audit?
A systematic and independent examination to determine whether quality
activities and related results comply with planned arrangements and whether
these arrangements are implemented effectively and are suitable to achieve
What is Quality Circle?
A group of individuals with related interests that meet at regular intervals
to consider problems or other matters related to the quality of outputs of a
process and to the correction of problems or to the improvement of quality.
What is Quality Control?
The operational techniques and the activities used to fulfill and verify
requirements of quality.
What is Quality Management?
That aspect of the overall management function that determines and
implements the quality policy.
What is Quality Policy?
The overall intentions and direction of an organization as regards quality
as formally expressed by top management.
What is Quality System?
The organizational structure, responsibilities, procedures, processes, and
resources for implementing quality management.
What is Race Condition?
A cause of concurrency problems. Multiple accesses to a shared resource, at
least one of which is a write, with no mechanism used by either to moderate
What is Ramp Testing?
Continuously raising an input signal until the system breaks down.
What is Recovery Testing?
Confirms that the program recovers from expected or unexpected events
without loss of data or functionality. Events can include shortage of disk
space, unexpected loss of communication, or power out conditions.
What is Regression Testing?
Retesting a previously tested program following modification to ensure that
faults have not been introduced or uncovered as a result of the changes made.
What is Release Candidate?
A pre-release version, which contains the desired functionality of the final
version, but which needs to be tested for bugs (which ideally should be removed
before the final version is released).