ISTQB-Performance Test Foundation Level Quiz Questions and Answers

Which of the following is a true statement regarding tracking metrics for network latency during a performance test?

Answer :
  • High latency could indicate a network bandwidth problem that could negatively impact performance

Which of the following is the best description of load testing?

Answer :
  • It focuses on the ability of the system to handle loads that are gradually increased to reach the expected maximum

If you are testing from the UI and you need to simulate the amount of time it will take a real user to read a prompt and enter data in a field, what should you implement in your test script?

Answer :
  • Think time

What happens when the performance test system is not equivalent to the production environment?

Answer :
  • Projections become less reliable and risk increases because the results may not be representative

Performance Testing and Tuning are the same things.

Answer :
  • False

............. is the process of comparing your system’s performance against a baseline that you have created internally or against an industry-standard endorsed by some other organization.

Answer :
  • Benchmarking

Performance, load, and stress tests are subcategories of performance testing, each intended for a different purpose.

Answer :
  • True

Performance testing should be undertaken without first understanding which measurements and metrics are needed.

Answer :
  • False

The performance testing plan includes the details about the testbed setup.

Answer :
  • True

Performance testing occurs before functional testing.

Answer :
  • False