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1.________ and ________ are used within individual workbenches to produce the right output products.
a) Tools and techniques
b) procedures and standards
c) none of these
d) processes and walkthroughs

2.The Standards Manager’s role(s) include:
a) Training the standards committee
b) promoting the concept of standards
c) choosing members for ad hoc committees
d) a and b only

3.A Toolsmith is:
a) Always the head software engineer
b) the person with specialized knowledge of the tool being introduced
c) both of these
d) neither of these

4.Whose responsibility is it to set policies?
a) Testers
b) Senior management
c) Lead technical staff
d) Independent audit boards

5.Which of these is typically NOT the role of management during tool selection?
a) Identify tool objectives
b) define selection criteria
c) make the final selection of the tool or the source
d) prepare a ranked list of selection choices

6.If procedures and standards are working properly, they will:
a) Reduce the cost of doing work
b) increase quality
c) make budgets and schedules more predictable
d) all of the above

7.The standards program is driven by management policies, but workers should develop their own standards and procedures.
a) False
b) True

8.The software engineer’s role in tool selection is…
a) To identify, evaluate, and rank tools, and recommend tools to management
b) to determine what kind of tool is needed, then find it and buy it
c) to initiate the tool search and present a case to management
d) none of these

9.The highest level manager from each relevant group should be asked to join the standards committee
a) true
b) false

10.A standards program should:
a) Be able to enforce standards
b) roll out ad hoc committees to develop standards
c) both of these
d) neither of these

11.A valid risk to consider during tool selection is:
a) Difficult to use
b) requires excessive computer resources
c) lacks adequate documentation
d) all of the above

12.A _______ is the step-by-step method followed to ensure that standards are met
b) Project Plan
c) Policy
d) Procedure

13.It is advisable to follow the QAI- recommended set of steps during tool selection because…
a) A methodical process will help avoid the pitfalls of “just picking one”
b) it assigns a toolsmith who can troubleshoot or tune the tool to the organization’s needs
c) both of these
d) neither of these

14.A _______ is the emasure used to evaluate products and identify nonconformance.
a) Policy
b) standard
c) procedure
d) mission

15.The _______ should accept topics for standards, but the _________ should develop individual technical standards.
a) Standards committee, ad hoc committee
b) standards manager, ad hoc committee
c) standards committee, standards manager
d) standards manager, standards committee

16.The ________ defines quality as “meeting the requirements”
a) Producer
b) developer
c) consumer
d) tester

17.When developing ___________, it is important to ask these questions: – is every organizational function involved – are activities having a vested interest involved, such as authors
a) Developing standards
b) conducting walkthroughs
c) creating test cases
d) all of the above

18.A ________ is the managerial desires and intents concerning either process (intended objectives) or products (desired attributes)
a) Policy
b) procedure
c) standard
d) vision

19.When implementing a new tool, it is a good idea to assign one person full time to the tool’s deployment.
a) True
b) False

20.When doing an informal tool acquisition, it is still necessary to write an RFP.
a) True
b) False



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