Following are frequently asked Software Testing Jobs Interview Questions for freshers as well as experienced Certified Scrum Master.
1) What are the advantages of doing Scrum?
The advantage of doing scrum is that while performing the test
2) How long does a scrum cycle last? Who is involved in the Scrum cycle?
Scrum cycle depends on the type of project the team is working. Usually, it ranges about 2-4 weeks to nearly a month. In scrum cycle, it includes a
3) What is a user story in Scrum?
In scrum, a user story is short, one sentence definitions of a feature or functionality.
4) What are the artifacts of Scrum process?
Scrum process artifacts include
5) What is Scrum Sprint?
Scrum project is developed in a series of “sprint”. It is a repeatable and regular work cycle in scrum methodology during which work is accomplished and kept ready for review.
6) What is the ideal duration is for Sprint? How it affects the workflow?
Sprint in Scrum usually lasts for 30 days or two weeks. The two-week sprint planning is preferred for various reason. First, it makes it easier for the team to estimate, plan and complete the work in two weeks. Secondly, it gives enough time to the product owner to change the priorities more often and allows the team to adapt quickly to the market pressures.
7) Explain product backlog in Scrum
Before the scrum sprint initiates, product owner reviews the list of all new features, change requests, enhancements and bug reports and determines which ones are of high priorities. If the project is new it includes new features that the new system must provide, this list of item is referred to as Product Backlog. The things that are kept on sprint are referred to as Sprint Backlog.
8) Explain the activities performed in Agile scrum meeting
During scrum meetings
9) What is the role of scrum master in Scrum?
10) What does a scrum burndown chart should consist of?
A scrum burndown chart should consist of
11) What are the drawbacks of using Scrum?
12) What is a scrum of scrum?
Scrum of scrum is used to refer to the meeting after the daily scrum. The responsible person from each agile team attends the meeting and discuss their work and answer the questions like
13) Explain the term “Increment.”
The term “Increment” is used to refer the total number of the product backlog items completed during the sprint and all previous sprints. At the end of the sprint, increment should be in done status; also, it must be in re-useable condition regardless of whether the product owner is willing to release a product or not.
14) What is “Velocity”?
“Velocity” is the total effort a team is capable of in a sprint. The number is obtained by adding all the story points from the last sprint’s stories. It is a guideline for the team to understand how many stories they can do in a sprint.
15) What is “Sashimi” and “Impediments”?
16) What is scrum poker or planning poker?
Scrum poker or planning poker is a technique to estimate the relative size of development goals in software development. It is a way to determine sprint item durations by playing number cards face down the table, instead of speaking them aloud.
17) What does the burndown charts show?
Burn down charts is used to track sprint status, they act as an early warning indicator; they can be useful in highlighting the “lack of progress”. Also, they will highlight the area where they see redundancy.
18) What is the objective behind holding a Sprint retrospective meeting?
The objective behind Sprint retrospective meeting is to let team members know how things went during the sprint and discuss possible ways for further improvements for future sprints.
19) What is the difference between Sprint and Iteration in Scrum?
20) What is a story point in Scrum?
Each feature in scrum is Story. A story point is an arbitrary measure used by Scrum teams, and it is a metric used by agile teams to determine the difficulty of implementing a given story.
21) What velocity in scrum? How it is measured?
Velocity in a scrum is a measurement of how much the team gets work done in an iteration or sprint. It is measured by
22) When Scrum cannot be useful?
Ideally, scrum is useful to monitor work with 5 to 10 people, who are committed to achieving the sprint goal. It does not go well with huge groups or team having more responsibilities. For a larger team, scrum can be applied by splitting the team into small groups and practice Scrum.
23) What are your responsibilities of a professional scrum master?
The scrum master role is similar to the project manager in a few cases, and the responsibilities of a scrum master are: