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Quality Assurance Aptitude Test

The Quality Assurance Aptitude Test uses scenario-based MCQs to evaluate candidates on their aptitude for quality assurance and testing activities. The test assesses candidates' understanding of topics such as software development lifecycle, software testing methodologies, types of testing, testing tools, bug tracking, and test case management. Candidates are evaluated on their ability to analyze software requirements, design test plans and test cases, execute tests, identify defects, and report bugs.

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Questions:
  • 10 Testing MCQs
  • 10 Logical Reasoning MCQs
Covered skills:
Logical Reasoning
Analytical Thinking
Software Testing
Quality Assurance
Test Planning
Test Design
Defect Tracking
Regression Testing
Performance Testing
Security Testing
Usability Testing
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The test screens for the following skills that hiring managers look for in candidates:

  • Application of logical reasoning in problem solving
  • Analytical thinking to identify patterns and trends
  • Software testing techniques and methodologies
  • Quality assurance principles and practices
  • Test planning and strategy development
  • Test case design and execution
  • Defect tracking and management
  • Regression testing to ensure software stability
  • Performance testing to evaluate system response
  • Security testing to identify vulnerabilities
  • Usability testing for user-centric design evaluation
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🧐 Question

Medium

Database testcase
Regression Testing
Solve
Adaface is developing a new database system called “Helen”. The tester at Adaface developed the following testcase for regression testing:
1. Open Helen
2. Open “Students” database
3. Enter data for “Sid”
4. Set checkpoint
5. Store “Sid” data in “Students” 
6. Restart Helen
7. Read “Sid” data from “Students”
8. Compare checkpoint with the contents
When the tester ran the testcase the first time, it worked as expected. Pick the correct statements:

A: When the test case is ran the second time, the data entry for “Sid” already exists in the database. 
B: When the test case is ran the second time, it performs exactly as it did the first time
C: The testcase is a good example for regression testing “Helen”
D: The testcase is not a good example for regression testing “Helen” since the system behaves differently when the testcase is ran the second time

Medium

Decision Table
Solve
Check the following decision table:
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What are the expected actions for following testcases?

I: Joey's age is 22. He is a smoker residing in India

II: Jennifer's age is 62. She is a non-smoker not residing in India

A) I - Insure, 10% discount. II - Insure, no discount
B) I - Don't insure. II - Don't insure
C) I - Insure, no discount. II - Don't insure
D) I - Insure, no discount. II - Insure, 10% discount

Easy

Cart Checkout
Incident Report
Solve
Review the following incident report written QA team of LWB, Little White Book (an e-commerce app):
1. Place any items in the cart (Say “Nike FST Men”).
2. Place any other (different) item in the shopping cart (Say “Nike Air Max”).
3. Remove “Nike FST Men” from the shopping cart, but leave “Nike Air Max” in the cart.
4. Click on “Check out” button.
5. Expect the app to display the check out screen, instead ‘No items in the shopping cart. Click continue to go back to shopping.’ error message is shown as a popup.
6. Click “Continue”.
7. Expect the app to go to shopping screen to add/remove items from the cart. Instead the app crashes. 
8. The error in steps 5 and 7 occurred in every attempt of 5 attempts (1 2 3 4 and 6).
Which of the following information is missing from the incident report?

Medium

Algorithm and Testcase
Unreachable Code
Designing Testcases
Solve
Review the following algorithm to calculate the final bill in a store:
Algorithm: 

1. Each purchase has three amounts - base, special and extra
2. On the base amount - If there is a discount offer going on in the store, the discount is applied 
3. There are no discounts on the special amount
4. On the extra amount - customer is offered 19% discount if accrued credits are equal to or more than 25 or 10% if the accrued credits are equal to or more than 13. If the accrued credits are lesser than 13, no discount on the extra amount is offered. In case there is a discount offer going on in the store, the discount on extra amount calculated based on credits cannot be lesser than the discount offer.
Here is the code written by the developers for this algorithm:
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Here is the code the developers wrote to test the program when a customer has 13 credits and store offer is 0:
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Pick the correct statements:

A: The code works correctly as expected without any defect
B: The program has unreachable code and generates faulty output when credits are ≥ 25
C: The testcase is written correctly and tests the test case as expected
D: The testcase need to be modified to account for imprecise rounding of floating numbers. Ex: (price == 12900.00) can be replaced with ((price - 12900.00) < 0.01)
E: The testcase need to be modified to account for imprecise rounding of floating numbers. Ex: (price == 12900.00) can be replaced with (abs(price - 12900.00) < 0.01)

Medium

Variables of interest
Data flow analysis
Solve
Adaface testing team does data flow analysis on the programs written by the development team. The testing team follows the following marking schema for the variables in a program:
Variables of interest in a code (possible states):
- d: variable is assigned a value
- r: value of variable is read
- u: variable has no defined value
Variables of interest in a code (marking schema):
- ur: undefined value of a variable is read on a program path r
- du: variable is assigned a value that becomes undefined/ invalid without having been used in the meantime
- dd: variable receives a value for the second time and the first value had not been used
Review the following program and pick the correct marking of the variables:
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Medium

Tennis Players
Solve
A tennis coach was trying to put together a team of 4 players for a tennis championship out of 7 players. R, S, T are the male players, and W, X, Y, Z are the female players. Note that all players have equal ability, and the team needs to have atleast 2 male players. While selecting the team we need to keep in mind that all 4 players should be able to play with each other. 
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We also need to keep the following restrictions in mind:
- R cannot play with Y
- S cannot play with W
- T cannot play with Z
Which of the following are true:

A: S and Z cannot be in the team together.
B: T and Y cannot be in the team together.
C: T and X cannot be in the team together.

Hard

CID Agent
Logical Deduction
Pattern Recognition
Solve
A code ("EIG AUC REO RAI COG") was sent to the criminal office by a CID agent named Batra.  However, four of the five words are fake, with only one containing the information. They also included a clue in the form of a sentence: "If I tell you any character of the code word, you will be able to tell how many vowels there are in the code word." Are you able to figure out what the code word is?
A: RAI 
B: EIG
C: AUC
D: REO
E: COG
F: None

Medium

Positive correlation
Correlation vs. Causation
Solve
Myra is working on her thesis for which she created a scatter plot of the number of teachers and the number of college graduates for cities in Australia. She noticed a positive correlation. Which of these do you think is the probable explanation for this correlation?
A: Teachers encourage people to go to college, so an increase in the number of teachers leads to an increase in the number of college graduates. 

B: Some college graduates choose teaching as a profession after graduating, so an increase in the number of college graduates also leads to an increase in the number of teachers.

C: There are more college graduates and teachers in higher income cities, so income is a confounding variable here, make it difficult to prove causation between number of teachers and number of college graduates. 

D: Cities with a higher population have more teachers and more college graduates, so the correlation is due to a third variable (population of city).

E: The provided data is insufficient, so it is extremely difficult to establish the reason for the correlation.

F: Most college students choose non-teaching professions after graduating, which explains the correlation. 

G: In Australia, college students are encouraged by their teachers to choose teaching as a profession after graduating.
🧐 Question🔧 Skill

Medium

Database testcase
Regression Testing

2 mins

Testing
Solve

Medium

Decision Table

3 mins

Testing
Solve

Easy

Cart Checkout
Incident Report

2 mins

Testing
Solve

Medium

Algorithm and Testcase
Unreachable Code
Designing Testcases

3 mins

Program Testing
Solve

Medium

Variables of interest
Data flow analysis

2 mins

Program Testing
Solve

Medium

Tennis Players

3 mins

Logical Reasoning
Solve

Hard

CID Agent
Logical Deduction
Pattern Recognition

3 mins

Logical Reasoning
Solve

Medium

Positive correlation
Correlation vs. Causation

2 mins

Logical Reasoning
Solve
🧐 Question🔧 Skill💪 Difficulty⌛ Time
Database testcase
Regression Testing
Testing
Medium2 mins
Solve
Decision Table
Testing
Medium3 mins
Solve
Cart Checkout
Incident Report
Testing
Easy2 mins
Solve
Algorithm and Testcase
Unreachable Code
Designing Testcases
Program Testing
Medium3 mins
Solve
Variables of interest
Data flow analysis
Program Testing
Medium2 mins
Solve
Tennis Players
Logical Reasoning
Medium3 mins
Solve
CID Agent
Logical Deduction
Pattern Recognition
Logical Reasoning
Hard3 mins
Solve
Positive correlation
Correlation vs. Causation
Logical Reasoning
Medium2 mins
Solve

Test candidates on core Quality Assurance Aptitude Hiring Test topics

Logical Reasoning: Logical Reasoning is the ability to analyze and evaluate arguments, identify patterns, and draw conclusions based on logical rules and principles. This skill is crucial for identifying flaws, inconsistencies, and gaps in software requirements, specifications, and test cases.

Analytical Thinking: Analytical Thinking is the capacity to break down complex problems into smaller components, analyze data, identify patterns, and develop logical solutions. This skill is necessary for reviewing and analyzing test results, identifying root causes of defects, and determining appropriate corrective actions.

Software Testing: Software Testing is the process of evaluating software to ensure that it meets specified requirements and quality standards. This skill is essential for assessing the functionality, performance, usability, and security of software applications.

Quality Assurance: Quality Assurance is the systematic and planned set of activities that ensure that software products and processes meet specified requirements and adhere to defined standards. This skill is important for establishing and maintaining quality standards, processes, and methodologies within an organization.

Test Planning: Test Planning is the process of defining the scope, strategy, and objectives of testing activities. This skill involves developing a comprehensive test plan that outlines the test approach, resources, timelines, and deliverables.

Test Design: Test Design is the process of creating test cases and test scripts based on requirements, specifications, and test objectives. This skill enables effective test coverage and ensures that software is thoroughly tested for different scenarios and conditions.

Defect Tracking: Defect Tracking is the practice of capturing, managing, and tracking defects found during the testing process. This skill involves recording detailed defect information, prioritizing defects based on severity and impact, and tracking the progress of defect resolution.

Regression Testing: Regression Testing is the process of rerunning previously executed tests to ensure that existing functionality has not been impacted by software changes or fixes. This skill is necessary to verify that new developments or bug fixes have not introduced any unintended side effects.

Performance Testing: Performance Testing is the process of testing software applications under expected and peak load conditions to assess its performance, responsiveness, scalability, and stability. This skill is vital for identifying and resolving performance bottlenecks and ensuring optimal system performance.

Security Testing: Security Testing is the process of assessing software applications for vulnerabilities and weaknesses that could be exploited by unauthorized entities. This skill involves identifying potential security risks, conducting penetration tests, and implementing appropriate security measures.

Usability Testing: Usability Testing is the process of evaluating the user-friendliness, accessibility, and effectiveness of a software application. This skill involves gathering user feedback, conducting user tests, and making improvements to enhance the overall user experience.

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What roles can I use the Quality Assurance Aptitude Assessment Test for?

Here are few roles for which we recommend this test:

  • Quality Assurance Engineer
  • Software Tester
  • Test Automation Engineer
  • Software Developer in Test
  • Agile Tester
  • Performance Tester
  • Security Tester
  • Usability Tester
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