106 TOP Manual Testing Interview Questions with Answers

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Explanation of some common software testing terms:
White Box Testing
Black Box Testing
1.  Explain the Manual testing process?
2.  What is difference between CMMI and CMM levels?
3.  What is the scalability testing?
4.  What is status of defect when you are performing regression testing?
5.  What is the first test in software testing process?
6.  When will the testing starts? a) Once the requirements are Complete b) In requirement phase?
7.  What is the part of Qa and QC in refinement v model?
8.  What are the bugs we cannot find in black box?
9.  What are Microsoft 6 rules?
10. What are the steps to test any software through automation tools?
11. What is Defect removable efficiency?
12. Example for bug not reproducible?
13. Difference between adhoc testing and error guessing?
14. Diff between test plan and test strategy?
15. What is difference in between Operating System 2000 and OS XP?
16. What is bug life cycle?
17. What is deferred status in defect life cycle?
18. What is smoke test?
19. Do you use any automation tool for smoke testing?
20. What is Verification and validation?
21. What is test plan and explain its contents?
22. Advantages of automation over manual testing?
23. What is ADhoc testing?
24. What is mean by release notes?
25. Scalability testing comes under in which tool?
26. What is the difference between Bug and Defect?
27. What is hot fix?
28. What is the difference between functional test cases and compatability testcases?
29. What is Acid Testing?
30. What is the main use of preparing a traceability matrix?
31. If we have no SRS, BRS but we have test cases does u execute the test cases blindly or do u follow any other process?
32. How to execute test case?
33. Difference between re testing and regression testing?
34. What is smoke testing and user interface testing ?
35. what is bug, deffect, issue, error?
36. What is the diff b/w functional testing and integration testing?
37. What type of testing u perform in organization while u do System Testing, give clearly?
38. What is the main use of preparing Traceability matrix and explain the real time usage?
39. How can u do the following 1) Usability testing 2) scalability Testing
39. What does u mean by Positive and Negative testing & what is the diff’s between them. Can anyone explain with an example?
40. What is change request, how u use it?
41. What is risk analysis, what type of risk analysis u did in u r project?
42. What is API ?
43. High severity, low priority bug?
44. If project wants to release in 3months what type of Risk analysis u do in Test plan?
45. Test cases for IE 6.0 ?
46. Where you involve in testing life cycle ,what type of test you perform ?
47. what is Testing environment in your company ,means hwo testing process start ?
48. who prepares the use cases?
49. What methodologies have you used to develop test cases?
50. Why we call it as a regression test nor retest?
51. Is automated testing better than manual testing. If so, why?
52. what is the exact difference between a product and a project.give an example ?
53. Define Brain Stromming and Cause Effect Graphing? With Eg?
54. Actually by using severity u should know which one u need to solve so what is the need of priority?
55. What do u do if the bug that u found is not accepted by the developer and he is saying its not reproducible. Note:The developer is in the on site location ?
56. what is the difference between three tier and two tier application?
57. What is Impact analysis? How to do impact analysis in yr project?
59. Which comes first test strategy or test plan?
60. What is the difference between web based application and client server application as a testers point of view?
61. What is the significance of doing Regression testing?
62. What are the diff ways to check a date field in a website?
63. What kind of testing to be done in client server application and web application? Explain
64. After insert the record in front-end, How will u check the back end by manually? Please explain?
65. Do write a separate test case for Regression Testing? If it is Yes, Explain How to write the Test case?
66. How to do the performance testing manually? Does u have a test case for that?
67. What is the difference between Functional testing and Functionality testing?
68. What is Middleware? Can anybody explain me?
69. Suppose u and your team member is there. your team member (friend) has raised one bug..u don’t no about application as well as that functionality of that 
70. What is the difference between Integration Testing and System Testing?
71. How Could u Present Test Strategy for the Product Testing?
72. You may undergone many projects. Do all the projects match up with customer’s expectations?
73. On what basis you are fixing up the time for project completion?
74. How u r breaking down the project among team members?
75. Usually customers won’t give all the requirements. How will u manage & collect all the necessary information?
76. what are the Qualities needed by a software tester?
77. Did you write test cases of design phase?
78. In Testing 10 cases you found 20 bugs then how will you know which bug is for which test case?
79. what is the path for test director,where the test cases are stored ?
80. what is mean by test suite?
81. What is the diff. b/w Baseline and Traceability matrix?
82. what methodologies you are following?
83. What makes a good test engineer?
84. What makes a good Software QA engineer?
85. What makes a good QA or Test manager?
86. What’s the role of documentation in QA?
87. What’s the big deal about ‘requirements’?
88. What steps are needed to develop and run software tests?
89. What’s a ‘test plan’?
90. What’s a ‘test case’?
91. What should be done after a bug is found?
92. What is ‘configuration management’?
93. What if the software is so buggy it can’t really be tested at all?
94. How can it be known when to stop testing?
95. What if there isn’t enough time for thorough testing?
96. What if the project isn’t big enough to justify extensive testing?
97. What can be done if requirements are changing continuously?
98. What if the application has functionality that wasn’t in the requirements?
99. How can Software QA processes be implemented without stifling productivity?
100. What if an organization is growing so fast that fixed QA processes are impossible?
101. How does a client/server environment affect testing?
102. How can World Wide Web sites be tested?
103. Explain the components of a Test plan?
104. Which are the standards for Software test plans?
105. What’s the difference between load and stress testing?
106. What to consider for the Test Plan?