What is Software Testing? - Best Practices & Methods


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Why is software testing important?

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1. Which of the following are two of the purposes of software testing?

2. Which of the following is NOT a best practice for software testing?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This is a short assessment on how effective testing techniques are for software. Testing must occur as part of the development process and before product release. See how well you can answer questions on the purpose of testing, what you are looking for during testing, and best practices.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be asked about:

  • The importance of software testing
  • Software testing purposes and best practices
  • Testing methods for novices and experts

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can review information regarding various testing methods and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding best practices in software testing
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify purposes of software testing

Additional Learning

You can get more information on this subject from the lesson named What is Software Testing? - Best Practices & Methods. Look at material in the lesson such as:

  • When to use code review
  • Testing from the viewpoint of the technical expert
  • At what point you solicit customer feedback