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International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB) is one of the largest certification providers for Software Testers

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What is Model-based testing? [duplicate]

There is an ISTQB certificate for model-based testing, but I cannot understand what it is studying and who will need it?
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ASTQB question: Statement Coverage and Decision Coverage with loop

I am learning ISTQB and encountering a question about Statement and Decision coverage in a sample exam of ASTQB org. Evaluate the following control flow diagram and determine the statement ...
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ISTQB question: Statement and Decision coverage

READ A READ B READ C IF C>A THEN IF C>B THEN PRINT "C must be smaller bla bla.." ELSE PRINT "Proceed to next stage" ENDIF ELSE PRINT "B CAN BE SMALLER THEN C" ENDIF Could someone explain to me ...
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Can we take ISTQB exam Foundation Level with version 2011 even if version 2018 is available?

When we prepare for ISTQB exam Foundation Level with version 2011 then a new version 2018 becomes available just before the exam.What shall we do? Shall I reschedule the exam and prepare 2018 or I can ...
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Difference between ISTQB Advanced Test Analyst certification vs ISTQB Test automation engineer certification?

What's the difference between ISTQB Advanced Test Analyst certification vs ISTQB Test automation engineer certification? How can a manual tester with no automation testing project experience prepare ...
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How do I verify ISTQB certificate of a person

Some strange thing is happening. I have a CV of a candidate for taking position in my project. They state they have ISTQB certificate and provide certificate number. But I am not able to find any ...
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About ISTQB certificate [closed]

How do I get the ISTQB certification over the Internet? Is it available for Israel's resident? How do I prove my identification?
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Rework time to fix defects, Duration of the review process being product metrics?

So I am preparing for the ISTQB Advanced level exam, using a book from Rex Black. However, he mentiones (among others) that those are product metrics: Rework time to fix defects Duration of the ...
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ISTQB Foundation Level Test Analyst [closed]

How long one should prepare/study before taking the ISTQB foundation level exam ? Is one month enough ?
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What is the difference between “Test generation” and “Test design”?

In the ISTQB syllabi I found this statement: "Note that test automation refines the fundamental test process by inserting test generation between test design and test implementation." Can ...
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ISTQB Software Testing Foundation course

I'm very much interested in taking ISTQB Software Testing Foundation course. But before I start with the course I wish to familiarize myself with Software Quality Assurance & Testing. So are ...
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ISTQB Foundation Level Paper 3, no. 37

How many test cases are necessary to cover all the possible sequences of statements (paths) for the following program fragment? if (condition 1) then statement 1 else statement 2 fi if ...
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How to gain the required initial experience in software testing? [duplicate]

Although I can see many routes to get an education in testing, programming, etc. how can I address the requirement that nearly all jobs seem to require some actual software testing experience as well ?...
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what is branch coverage? [duplicate]

I am preparing myself for ISTQB exam and I came across this question. For the code fragment given below, which answer correctly represents minimum tests required for statement and branch coverage ...
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Test Case generation using Equivalence Partition [ISTQB Adanced Level Test Analyst]

You are testing a computerized gas pump that allows users to pay using credit cards. Four types of cards are accepted: Visa Mastercard Discover and American Express The pump will reject any other ...
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Difference between the roles Test Analyst and Technical Test Analyst

I want to know the difference between the roles Test Analyst and Technical Test Analyst, since the ISTQB has different paths for Test Analyst and Technical Test Analyst. Is there a difference in ...
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Handling 'Risk' in Testing - [ISTQB - Advanced Level Test Analyst]

The following question appeared in a sample exam question : Q. 157: According to the ISTQB syllabus, major ways to handle risks are: I. Mitigate the risk through preventive measures. II. Make ...
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Boundary Value Testing - Difference between three point and two point values [ISTQB - Adanced Test Analyst]

This question appeared in one of the sample questions in a web site : Q. 105: What is the difference between designing tests with three boundary values per boundary and designing boundary value tests ...
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One question from ISTQB security exam, how to test SQL injection efficiently?

If we are to use equivalent partitioning technique, which one of the following answers is the most efficient to test against SQL injection? bbbbb,12345,' %, ', @, abn123 ', ab123 '
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Problem with understanding some of learning objectives of ISTQB Advanced Level - Technical Test Analyst [closed]

I'm preparing myself to exam of ISTQB Advanced Level - Technical Test Analyst. I've just finished the chapter and after that I still can't answer on questions asked on the beginning of it. I.e. I'm ...
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When a new testing tool is purchased, it should be first used by whom? ISTQB Foundation Level Examination sample question [closed]

The following question has appeared in several mock exams I did. When a new testing tool is purchased, it should first be used by A smaller team to establish the best way to use the tool Everyone ...
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Which software faults are the hardest to fix? ISTQB Foundation Level Exam question

I found the following question in a few mock exam papers available online Which of the following statements are true? Faults in program specifications are the most expensive to fix Faults in code ...
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Definition of complete testing - ISTQB Foundation Level

This is yet another question that confuses me. Which is the best definition of complete testing: A. You have discovered every bug in the program. B. You have tested every statement, branch, and ...
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What can be used within individual workbenches to produce the right output? - ISTQB question

I have found the following question in an ISTQB Foundation Level exam sample paper. Q13. ________ and ________ are used within individual workbenches to produce the right output products. A. Tools ...
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Statement Coverage Question : ISTQB Foundation Level

I have seen the following question in an ISTQB - Foundation Level sample paper. Q. 12: If the pseudo code below were a programming language ,how many tests are required to achieve 100% statement ...
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Deciding on a Test Technique - ISTQB (Foundation Level)

I have found the following question in a Sample Paper for ISTQB Foundation Level available online. What is the important criterion in deciding what testing technique to use? a. how well you know a ...
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Question on Oracle Assumption - ISTQB (Foundation Level)

I have seen the following question and the answer on 'Oracle Assumption' for ISTQB Foundation Level exam (Source). 19 The oracle assumption: a) is that there is some existing system against ...
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ISTQB (Foundation Level) question on V-Model

I have seen the following two questions and answers on V-Model in ISTQB Foundation Level Sample questions. Question 1 - Source 18) Which of the following is true of the V-model? a) It states that ...
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Switch coverage in use

I have got question below in a mock exam. Which of the following series of state transitions below will provide 0-switch coverage? What does switch coverage mean? I have found that this is a ...
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State transitions in software testing

I have got following question in an ISTQB mock exam. Given the following State Table: A B C D E F SS S1 S1 S2 S2 S3 S1 S3 ES S3 ES Question is which are invalid state transitions, but first of ...
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How difficult is the ISTQB Foundation level certification exam? [closed]

I have to appear for the examination, next week. If anyone has already taken it, please tell about the difficulty of questions that were in the exam. Were there any out of syllabus questions?
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How hard is the ISTQB Foundation Level Certification Exam? [closed]

I've gone over SQE's ISTQB-FL course twice and have read the official ISTQB-FL syllabus (and plan to read it again), but I'm still very nervous about taking the exam. Some of the sample exams I've ...
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Agile extension tester certification mock tests [duplicate]

I am giving ISTQB Agile extension tester certification exam in next 2 days. I could see single mock test paper roaming around internet. I would like to solve few more mock papers. Can i get these test ...
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What role does requirements play in generating test cases for white box testing?

I'm currently preparing for an exam on software quality assurance. By looking through slides and ISTQB material, I got to the question: "which role the requirements play in white-box testing?" Of ...
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Why does ISTQB say Boundary Value Analysis is a black box technique

Boundary Value Analysis is, according to ISTQB - a black box technique. How can anyone agree with that? Most developers write unit tests following equivalence partitioning and boundary value ...
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Security testing - functional or non-functioal, ISO 9126 vs ISO 25010

Some sources, e.g. ISTQB, claim that security testig is a functional one. This would be compliant with ISO 9126 (which the ISTQB is based on) but it goes against most other sources - as far as I know, ...
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Confused about internet banking testing

I just read a question related to ISTQB (Foundation Level) from a paper which is available in market : Q - What type of testing will you perform on internet banking solution? Options : A. System ...
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ISTQB - Alpha & Beta testing terms confusing me

I am just confuse about Alpha & Beta testing specially in case that who & where it is performed, I am reading the ISTQB syllabus and according to that both [Alpha & Beta] testing are ...
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What does ISTQB say about product testability and maintenance of automated tests in general?

ISO 9126 has a subchapter under maintainability that is called testability. In short: "The capability of the software product to enable modified software to be validated". As our department uses ISTQB ...
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Where can I find ISTQB Foundation mock exams with reliable answers?

Where can I find ISTQB mock exams with reliable answers? I have heard that there are a lot of sites with mock exams but they told me to be careful because some of their answers are not correct.
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Courses for non-IT people to study testing?

I am a non-IT student, but I want to enter into the IT world. Which courses do I have to study to get job in testing? What is the difference between QA tester and ISTQB tester? Which is the best ones?