Testing & Test Data

Lesson Instructions

Watch and follow the YouTube video, the lesson contains three parts:

  1. Key Information and content - all you need to do here is watch and listen. We recommend you take some notes for this one!

  2. Learning activity - You are to complete the matching activities involving test data types and testing scenarios.

  3. Consolidation - these are past exam question and are for deliberate practice to check your understanding.

Task - Testing & Test Data Activity

Task - Exam Questions - Deliberate Practice

Exam Questions - Web

Mark Scheme

Question 1 (a)

1 mark per bullet to max 2.

  • Finding defects / problems...

  • ...so that these can be fixed before use.

  • Ensuring that calculations are done correctly...

  • ...so that the baggage is priced correctly

  • Ensuring that end results meet user requirements...

  • ...so they system gains user / customer confidence

Award any two relevant bullet points. Candidates can gain two marks from either two separate points or one point plus an expansion.

Question 1 (b)(i)

  • Testing during development

Question 1 (b)(ii)

  • Testing after (the majority of) development has been completed / testing before release.

Question 2

1 mark for sensible borderline data, 1 mark for sensible invalid data

  • Borderline - 0, 100

  • Invalid - number less than 0 (e.g -1, -12) / number more than 100 (e.g. 101, 206) / non-numeric data (e.g. "test", "#!%")