Sunday, 8 February 2015

40 Latest Silk Test Interview Questions and Answers for freshers and experienced pdf

Below are some important Silk Test interview questions which are asked in most MNC company interviews for beginners or professionals.

11. How to open an existing SilkTest project?
1. Run SilkTest.
2. Select File menu.
3. Select Open Project.
4. Select the project.
5. Click OK.
6. SilkTest will open the selected project.

12. What is a SilkTest Testplan?
The SilkTest testplan is an outline that provides a framework for the software testing process and serves as the point of control for organizing and managing your test requirements. A testplan consists of two distinct parts: an outline, which is a formatted description of the test requirements, and statements, which are used to connect the testplan to SilkTest scripts and testcases that implement the test requirements.

13. Where is a testplan stored?
A SilkTest testplan is stored in a file with .pln file extension.

14. How to create and edit a testplan?
1. Make sure your project is open.
2. Click the Files tab in the Project Explorer.
3. Right-click the Plan folder.
4. Click New File.
5. An untitled testplan file opens in the SilkTest testplan editor.
6. Click File/Save menu to save the testplan.

15. What are the types of text lines in a testplan file?
A testplan file contains text lines. There are 5 types of text lines in a testplan file:
1. Comment – Marked in green color: Providing commentary information.
2. Group descriptiton – Marked in black color: Providing descriptions for groups of tests. Tests in a testplan can be grouped into multiple levels of groups.
3. Test description – Marked in blue color: Providing descriptions for individual test.
4. Testplan statement – Marked in dark red color: Providing relations to link scripts, testcases, test data, closed sub testplans or an include file to the testplan.
5. Open subplan file marker – Marked in magenda color: Providing relations to link sub testplans to be included in a master testplan.

16. How to create group and sub group descriptions in a testplan?
In a testplan, each text line starting from column 0 represents a top level group description. To create sub group description:
1. Move the cursor the next line below the top level group description.
2. Click Outline/Move Right.
3. The text line will be indented to the right to become a sub group description.

17. What are testplan attributes?
Testplan attributes are user defined characteristics to be associated with test group descriptions and/or test descriptions. You search, identify, and/or report test cases based on values of the different attributes.

18. What are the default testplan attributes?
SilkTest offers you 3 predefined default attributes:
1. Category: The type of testcase or group of testcases. For example, you can use this attributes to categorize your test groups as “Boundary value tests”, “Navigation tests”, etc.
2. Component: The name of the application modules to be tested.
3. Developer: The name of the QA engineer assigned to develop the testcase or group of testcases.

19. How to define new testplan attributes?
1. Make sure your test project is open.
2. Click Testplan/Define Attributes menu. The Define Attributes dialog box shows up. You should see predefined default attributes: Category, Component, and Developer.
3. Click the New button. The New Attribute dialog box shows up.
4. Enter a name for your new attribute. For example: “Level” to indicate the complexity level of test cases.
5. Select an attribute type: Normal, Edit, or Set.
6. Click OK.

20. How to define values for a testplan attribute?
You must define values for a testplan before using it:
1. Make sure your test project is open.
2. Click Testplan/Define Attributes menu. The Define Attributes dialog box shows up. You should see predefined default attributes and other attributes defined by yourself.
3. Select an attribute. For example, “Component”. The Values box should be empty.
4. Enter a value in Add box. For example, “Catalog”.
5. Click Add. Value “Catalog” should be inserted into the Values box.
6. Repeat the last two steps to add more values.

20. Where are the testplan attributes stored?
Testplan attributes are stored in the testplan initialization file, testplan.ini, in SilkTest installation directory.
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