QA Quiz: Name These Testing Types

Think you know testing types? Now’s the time to prove it! Below are descriptions of a few testing types mentioned on softwaretestinghelp.com (where you can go check your answers).

Good luck!

______ testing – Internal system design is not considered in this type of testing. Tests are based on requirements and functionality.

______ testing – This testing is based on knowledge of the internal logic of an application’s code. Also known as Glass box Testing. Internal software and code working should be known for this type of testing. Tests are based on coverage of code statements, branches, paths, conditions.

______ testing – Testing of individual software components or modules. Typically done by the programmer and not by testers, as it requires detailed knowledge of the internal program design and code. may require developing test driver modules or test harnesses.

______ testing – Bottom up approach for testing i.e continuous testing of an application as new functionality is added;  Application functionality and modules should be independent enough to test separately.  done by programmers or by testers.

______ testing – Testing of integrated modules to verify combined functionality after integration.  Modules are typically code modules, individual applications, client and server applications on a network, etc. This type of testing is especially relevant to client/server and distributed systems.

______ testing – This type of testing ignores the internal parts and focus on the  output is as per requirement or not. Black-box type testing geared to functional requirements of an application.

______ testing – Entire system is tested as per the requirements. Black-box type testing that is based on overall requirements specifications, covers all combined parts of a system.

______ testing – Similar to system testing, involves testing of a complete application environment in a situation that mimics real-world use, such as interacting with a database, using network communications, or interacting with other hardware, applications, or systems if appropriate.

______ testing - Testing to determine if a new software version is performing well enough to accept it for a major testing effort. If application is crashing for initial use then system is not stable enough for further testing and build or application is assigned to fix.

______ testing – Testing the application as a whole for the modification in any module or functionality. Difficult to cover all the system in regression testing so typically automation tools are used for these testing types.

______ testing -Normally this type of testing is done to verify if system meets the customer specified requirements. User or customer do this testing to determine whether to accept application.

______ testing – Its a performance testing to check system behavior under load. Testing an application under heavy loads, such as testing of a web site under a range of loads to determine at what point the system’s response time degrades or fails.

______ testing – System is stressed beyond its specifications to check how and when it fails. Performed under heavy load like putting large number beyond storage capacity, complex database queries, continuous input to system or database load.

______ testing – Term often used interchangeably with ‘stress’ and ‘load’ testing. To check whether system meets performance requirements. Used different performance and load tools to do this.

______ testing – User-friendliness check. Application flow is tested, Can new user understand the application easily, Proper help documented whenever user stuck at any point. Basically system navigation is checked in this testing.

______ testing - Tested for full, partial, or upgrade install/uninstall processes on different operating systems under different hardware, software environment.

______ testing – Testing how well a system recovers from crashes, hardware failures, or other catastrophic problems.

______ testing – Can system be penetrated by any hacking way. Testing how well the system protects against unauthorized internal or external access. Checked if system, database is safe from external attacks.

______ testing – Testing how well software performs in a particular hardware/software/operating system/network  environment and different combination s of above.

______ testing – Comparison of product strengths and weaknesses with previous versions or other similar products.

______ testing – In house virtual user environment can be created for this type of testing. Testing is done at the end of development. Still minor design changes may be made as a result of such testing.

______ testing – Testing typically done by end-users or others.  Final testing before releasing application for commercial purpose.

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