QA General Interview Questions
  1. What is branch testing and what is boundary testing?
  2. What do you mean by the term QA?
  3. Name some automation challenges that SQA team faces while testing?
  4. What are advantages of destructive testing?
  5. What is the difference between verification and validation?
  6. What is the role of QA (Quality assurance)?
  7. What are the various types of software testing?
  8. What does CRUD testing stand for?
  9. What is volume testing?
  10. What are roles of software quality assurance engineer?
  11. Name some tools used by a tester.
  12. Define cause effect graph.
  13. What kind of test you do on the web based application?
  14. What is a use case?
  15. What is the difference between the QA and software testing?
  16. What is the difference between build and release?
  17. What is bug leakage and bug release?
  18. What is data driven testing?
  19. What does the test strategy include?
  20. Mention the different types of software testing?
  21. What are the contents of test plans and test cases?
  22. What is Agile testing and what is the importance of Agile testing?
  23. What is Test case?
  24. What is quality audit?
  25. Explain stress testing, load testing and volume testing.
  26. What is thread testing?
  27. What is configuration management?
  28. What is Ad Hoc testing?
  29. Explain what are test driver and test stub and why it is required?
  30. Explain what is Bug triage.
  31. Explain what is traceability matrix?
  32. Explain what is the difference between Regression testing and Retesting?
  33. Explain what is the rule of a "Test Driven Development"?
  34. Mention what are the types of documents in SQA?
  35. Explain what is MR and what information does MR consists of?
  36. What is Quality Control?
  37. When do you think QA activities should start?
  38. Can you explain the Software Testing Life Cycle?
  39. What is a good test case?
  40. What is Negative testing? How is it different from Positive testing?
  41. What is the difference between Functional and Non-functional testing?
  42. What is the difference between severity and priority?
  43. In test automation, we use both assert and verify commands. What is the difference between them and when are they used?
  44. When is test automation not desirable?
  45. Describe the dimensions of the risk in QA?
  46. What is Monkey testing?
  47. What are Smart Monkeys in QA?
  48. What are Dumb Monkeys in QA?
  49. What are the differences between Preventive and Reactive approaches?
  50. What is the Quality Audit?
  51. Explain Black Box testing.
  52. Explain White Box testing.
  53. How is monkey testing different from adhoc testing?
  54. What is Test strategy?
  55. What do you know about the ISO 9000 and how it can be helpful for a business?
  56. What does CMMI stand for and what exactly it is?
  57. What do you mean by Volume testing and what is its aim?
  58. What is Configuration management?
  59. What is a software development life cycle?
  60. What is a primary key? What is a unique key? How are they different?
  61. What is the difference between requirements and specifications?
  62. When do we perform functional testing?
  63. What is application programming interface?