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Software Quality Quiz: Test your Agile testing basics

Jasmine Chokshi
December 5, 2019
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The Agile Manifesto was written in 2001 with 12 underlying principles that changed the pace and face of software development and testing as we know it today. The Manifesto or core philosophy states that:

“We are uncovering better ways of developing software by doing it and helping others do it. Through this work we have come to value:

Individuals and interactions over processes and tools

Working software over comprehensive documentation

Customer collaboration over contract negotiation

Responding to change over following a plan

That is, while there is value in the items on the right, we value the items on the left more.”


Since then the software quality practice has undergone several shifts and aligned itself with the iterative methodology, by implementing processes like shift left, continuous testing and collaborative testing.

Keeping up with our promise of delivering the most interesting quizzes, the latest in our edition of QMetry Quality Quiz focuses on Agile testing. How well do you know your Agile testing principles? Take this Agile testing quiz and find out?

Agile Testing Quiz

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#1 In the advantages listed below, which one is a benefit of having the full team responsible for quality?

#2 Which among the following activities would a QA typically perform when release planning?

#3 In an iteration planning meeting, the team discusses their thoughts about their user story. While the product owner is of the opinion that the customer should have one screen to enter information, the developer reasons that there are technical limitations because of the amount of information needed on the screen, while another developer explains the performance risks of storing the information on an external offsite database. What would you say would be the tester’s contribution to this meeting?

#4 Of the following, which is the best at showing a team’s progress against estimates?

#5 Two of the following statements are true. Select the pair.

  1. Early feedback provides developers with more time to build new system features because they save time in a given iteration owing to less rework.
  2. Early feedback helps agile teams to deliver features with the highest business value first, because of the increased value to the customer from these features.
  3. Early feedback reduces costs because it decreases the amount of time needed for system testing.
  4. Early feedback increases the probability of building a system that matches customer requirements, because the team gets an opportunity to make changes through the lifecycle.

#6 Of the following statements, choose the one that BEST reflects one of the values of the Agile Manifesto?

#7 Which of the following is the best description of a tester participating in a retrospective meeting?

#8 Which of the following options BEST describes the ideal exit scenario in an agile project?

#9 What is the most appropriate explanation of a ‘user story’?

#10 Which of the following options is NOT a continuous integration principle?

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Want to understand how to use Jira for test management? Read our article "How to implement effective Test Case Management in Jira".

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