SOFTWARE ENGINEERING INTERVIEW QUESTIONS

 INTERVIEW QUESTIONS

1.    What is software engineering?
2.    Which tools do you like to use for keeping track of requirements?
3.    What is the difference between re-engineering and reverse engineering?
4.    What is the role of interfaces in design?
5.    Define testing?
6.    What is white box testing?
7.    What is Black box testing?
8.    What is the difference between white box, black box, and gray box testing?
9.    Define cyclomatic complexity?
10.    What are case tools?
11.    What is software requirements definition?
12.    What are user requirements?
13.    What is tracebility matrix?
14.    Mention the various types of maintenance?
15.    What is the difference between software engineering and system engineering?
16.    Differentiate between a.) Testing and Debugging b.) Two tier and Three tier architecture c.) Alpha testing and Beta testing d.) Static testing and dynamic testing
17.    What is SDLC?
18.    What is error tracking?
19.    What are the advantages and disadvantages of white box testing?
20.    What are the different types of black box testing?
21.    What are the different types of white box testing?
22.    What is meant by smoke testing?
23.    What is alpha and beta tests?
24.    What are the SCM activities?
25.    How do you make sure that your code can handle different kinds of error situations?
26.    What is meant by system testing?
27.    Mention the categories of debugging approaches?
28.    What is adaptive maintenance?
29.    Define cohesion and coupling?
30.    What are the different types of cohesion?
31.    What are the different types of coupling?
32.    What is configuration management?
33.    What is the difference between a defect and a failure?
34.    What are different types of verifications?
35.    What is meant by specification?
36.    How spiral model works?
37.    Which test cases are written first: white boxes or black boxes?
38.    Explain Unit Testing, Integration Tests, System Testing and Acceptance Testing?
39.    Can you explain requirement traceability and its importance?
40.    What is the difference between verification and validation?
41.    What's the difference between alpha and beta testing?
42.    How does testing affect risk?
43.    What is coverage and what are the different types of coverage techniques?
44.    What's the difference between System testing and Acceptance testing?
45.    Can you explain regression testing and confirmation testing?
46.    What is a software process?
47.    Can you explain process areas in CMMI?
48.    Does automation replace manual testing?
49.    Can you explain boundary value analysis?
50.    Can you explain equivalence partitioning?
51.    Can you explain decision tables?
52.    What is CMMI and what's the advantage of implementing it in an organization?
53.    What are the different Ways of doing Black Box testing?
54.    What is meant by measures and metrics?
55.    Can you explain function points?
56.    Can you explain steps in function points?
57.    Can you explain how the number of defects is measured?
58.    What are the categories of software?
59.    Do you know what a regression test is? How do you verify that new changes have not broken existing features?
60.    What is the difference between a test suite, a test case and a test plan? How would you organize testing?
61.    What do low coupling and high cohesion mean? What does the principle of encapsulation mean?

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