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Software testing questions and answers

This article is the part software testing question and answer series. Here I will answer some reader’s questions asked to me in comments or using contact form. If you have queries on software testing, quality assurance or career in testing then you can ask me these questions in comment section below.

It’s not possible to address each and every question in detail as I observed the questions are on vast topics, for which detail answers will itself require a new article. I will answer such questions in brief here and will also write detail articles separately if required.

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How to prepare for software testing interview

This is the a guest post from author “Suhas R M”. Author is working as a software test engineer and having 4 years of manual testing experience.

A colleague of mine recently asked me, “Where should I start with for preparation of interview? It’s almost 2 years I have faced any interview.”


My answer was straightforward: (This will help for fresher as well as working professional who want to switch the current job)

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CSTE software testing certification exam question pattern

This article will give you a general idea about CSTE certification exam paper pattern. I have included some sample questions and answers for the CSTE mock test paper. You can refer these questions and can judge the pattern of descriptive answer paper. If you need objective type questions from CSTE paper you can refer our previous article on CSTE objective type question answers. Also, you can download some more sample papers from our ‘Downloads’ section.

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Test your Software Testing knowledge. Take this mock test

If you are preparing for the CSTE testing certification exam or thinking to give the exam in coming days then this question series will help you for preparation. Here I have included some questions from CSTE objective type question papers.

The software testing/Quality assurance professionals can also take this exam to test their testing knowledge.

You can either take printout and mark the answers or note your answers somewhere on the paper serially for all 25 questions. Verify your answers at the answer page provided at the bottom of this test page.

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WinRunner Automation Tool (History and Interview Questions)

This is part of Winrunner Interview questions and answers series post.

HP WinRunner automation tool was owned by Mercury Interactive. When HP acquired Mercury Interactive, they stopped Winrunner support and suggested to use the HP Functional Testing software.

These are some important WinRunner interview questions frequently asked in automation testing interview. If you are unclear of any answer ask me for clarification. I will continue this WinRunner tutorial posting series on weekends as a testing interview preparation series for you.

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Difference between Desktop, Client server and Web testing

In this post, I am gonna give an answer to reader’s question.
There was one question asked by Srividya:

Q.What is the difference between client-server and Web Testing?
Vijay: Well Srividya I would like to add one more testing type i.e Desktop Testing in this discussion. So now we have three testing types Desktop application testing, Client server application testing, and Web application testing.

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Some interesting Software testing interview questions

In this post, I am going to answer some of the questions asked by one of the readers Srinivas M.

1. In an application currently in production, one module of code is being modified. Is it necessary to re-test the whole application or is it enough to just test functionality associated with that module?  Continue reading →

Software testing interview questions Test manager Part I

Q Customer has reported severe defects in the Daily balance report. The customer
is unhappy that the problem is not fixed even after a week. What action you
as a PM will take to restore the confidence of customer and ensure that this will
not happen in future?
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Some tricky question answers

1. Define the following along with examples

a. Boundary Value testing
b. Equivalence testing
c. Error Guessing
d. Desk checking
e. Control Flow analysis
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