ISTQB-Performance Test Foundation Level Quiz Questions and Answers

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

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

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

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

Answer :
  • True

Performance testing occurs before functional testing.

Answer :
  • False

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

Answer :
  • False