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This chapter is from the book

This chapter is from the book

Quiz

These quiz questions are provided for your further understanding. See Appendix A, "Answers to Quiz Questions," for the answers—but don’t peek!

  1. Given that it’s impossible to test a program completely, what information do you think should be considered when deciding whether it’s time to stop testing?
  2. Start the Windows Calculator. Type 5,000-5= (the comma is important). Look at the result. Is this a bug? Why or why not?
  3. If you were testing a simulation game such as a flight simulator or a city simulator, what do you think would be more important to test—its accuracy or its precision?
  4. Is it possible to have a high-quality and low-reliability product? What might an example be?
  5. Why is it impossible to test a program completely?
  6. If you were testing a feature of your software on Monday and finding a new bug every hour, at what rate would you expect to find bugs on Tuesday?
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