To be able to cross the boundary and become a Software Tester (aka QA Analyst), one should know the answers to various questions you might get in your job interview.
- Which SQL JOIN is used to retrieve only identical data from 2 different tables?
- What happens when a tester and developer both can’t agree on a defect?
- Are Priority, Severity, and Steps to Recreate all parts of a test case?
- When an interviewer asks you, “Do you have any questions?”, what should you say?
- Let’s say I have a computer which has SQL Server 2012. I’m switching to a new computer which has SQL Server 2016. What do I do with the database info from SQL Server 2012?
- You are a tester who tested during the sprints (while the product is being developed). Do you test during UAT?
- During Sprint Planning, who usually assigns the tasks for YOU (as the tester) to work on during the Sprint?
- What’s a good tool to use to write defects?
- If you have no idea what UNIX commands are, and the interviewer asks you, “how familiar are you with UNIX commands”, what do you say?
- What is the meeting called when everyone meets every day to keep in touch with the tasks at hand?
- Per my recommendation, what’s the LAST thing you should say when your interview is done?
- Remember, an interview is a(n)___________.
- Your interview is at 1pm. You arrive at 12:45pm (15 min before). 1pm comes and no one reaches you. What do you do next?
- What is the main keyword used to retrieve data from the SQL database?
- What happens if you finish your sprint tasks early (before the sprint ends)?
- Let’s say I’m testing the size of the logo on my new website. How do I know if the logo size is tested correctly?
- According to the Defect Life Cycle, if a developer cannot replicate the defect created by the tester, what status will the developer put the defect in?
- During which SDLC phase do testers start creating test cases?
- When does the demo usually happen during a sprint?
- What’s the difference between “Expected Result” and “Actual Result”?
We’re pretty sure all questions 1-20 are confusing to you.
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