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Application Lifecycle Management

Encompasses requirements management, software architecture, computer programming, software testing, and maintenance, change management, and release management.

project planning

project tracking

test planning

test execution

defect tracking

version control

reporting

analysis

working releases

information technology

What are the physical devices used to identify users in secure system?

  • Single-sign On
  • Card
  • Smart Cards
  • ATM

You can ­­­­­________ a defect to record all the information about an issue and to record the decisions made as different individuals review the defect.

  • Automatically update
  • Not regularly update
  • Regularly update
  • None of the choices

In the past, before the ________________ was published and before organizations realized that their previous waterfall approach to software development was inefficient and prone to scope creep, cost overruns and missed deadlines, each of the disciplines that made up the overall software process was completely separate.

  • Business Analyst
  • Agile Manifesto
  • Integrated Teams
  • ALM
  • ALM Tools

The ALM Business _____ module addresses the need for a stronger connection between business process modeling, quality assurance management, and requirements definition.

  • Models
  • Universe

You start building a requirements tree by creating a requirement within the Requirements ______at the root level.

  • Folder
  • Files
  • None of the choices
  • Tree

This tab enables you to manage the analysis items.

  • Live Analysis graphs
  • Analysis Menus tab
  • None of the choices
  • Dashboard View module

You can define what data appear in a graph and how the data are organized.

  • True
  • False

After you select an automatic method for conversion, you cannot customize the conversion.

  • True
  • False

The Detailed tab enables you to select content to include in the release scope item.

  • True
  • False

There are three ways to open a test in Sprinter.

  • True
  • False

You can view a list of all entities in the current module that you have checked out, and check in or undo the check out for selected entities.

  • True
  • False

Module addresses the need for a stronger connection between business process modeling, quality assurance management, and requirements definition.

  • CAC Business Models
  • SOS Business Models
  • ALM Business Models
  • PPT Business Models

In the dashboard pages, you can arrange and view multiple graphs on a single page.

  • True
  • False

The foundation of the Management module is the ______.

  • Release tree
  • Line of business
  • Modules
  • Cycles

This tab enables you to determine the business criticality, failure probability, and functional complexity of a requirement by assigning it values directly or by assigning values to a set of criteria.

  • Assessment Questions tab
  • Assessment Results tab
  • Assessment plan tab
  • Assessment tab

Provides an audit trail of changes made to each defect.

  • Defects grid
  • Description tab
  • Attachment tab
  • History tab

The Test Plan module enables you to ____ your application according to functionality.

  • Divide
  • None of the choices
  • Plan
  • Multiply

Enables quality assurance managers to track application readiness by defining goals for activities of an application release.

  • Common Access Card
  • Requirements Management
  • ALM project planning and tracking (PPT)
  • Smart Card Authentication

The ______ module allows you to view all test runs for your project in a grid.

  • Test Set Tree
  • Test Set
  • None of the choices
  • Test Runs

Sprinter runs auto tests in ALM from the Test Lab module.

  • False
  • True

Change is constant for applications.

  • True
  • False

What is the third stage of the testing process?

  • Test Planning
  • Test Execution
  • Test Control
  • None of the choices

Before navigating to the Test Instance Details dialog box, you link a defect to the test instance.

  • True
  • False

It empowers IT to manage the core application life cycle, from requirements through deployment, granting application trams the crucial visibility and collaboration needed for predictable, repeatable, and adaptable delivery of modern applications.

  • Application Lifecycle Management
  • HP Application Lifecycle Management

You can add ______ to a cycle.

  • Links
  • Tests
  • Attachments
  • Tabs

Enables you to associate the selected requirement with other requirements in the requirements tree

  • Test Coverage
  • Requirements Traceability
  • Details
  • Risk assessment

Using the _____, you can report flaws in your application and track their repair during all stages of the application management process.

  • SSO
  • ALM Web client
  • CAC
  • Web client

Sprinter is not available for ALM Essentials Edition or Performance Center Edition.

  • True
  • False

Live _________ enable you to create and display a dynamic graphic representation of data related to test plans.

  • Analysis view module
  • Dashboard module
  • Analysis graphs
  • Dashboard view module

If you want to make changes to an entity in a version control enabled project, what is the first thing you must do?

  • Promote the entity
  • Turn off version control
  • Check in the entity
  • Check out the entity

Once organizations realized how much more efficient they can be having _________________ that collaboratively define the requirements, plan the releases and sprints, test the product during development and deploy the latest update in a seamless way, the old separate processes didn’t make sense.

  • Business Analyst
  • Agile Manifesto
  • Integrated Teams
  • ALM
  • ALM Tools

_______are checkpoints on a release timeline used to verify that the release and its interim deliverables are progressing as planned.

  • Thresholds
  • Scoreboard
  • Milestones
  • Analysis

_____ allows you to capture a group of requirements, test, or test assets at strategic points in the project lifecycle to mark specific milestones.

  • Baselining

For which modules does the Automail customisation feature apply?

  • Only Defects
  • Only Test Lab and Defects
  • All licensed modules
  • Only Requirements, Test Plan, Test Lab, and Defects

Enables you to view traceability relationships between requirements and other requirements or tests in a matrix.

  • Coverage Analysis
  • Requirements Details
  • Requirements Grid
  • Traceability Matrix

After finalizing the testing policy for your requirements, you can ______ a risk report that details your testing strategy for the analysis requirement.

  • None of the choices
  • Generate
  • Start
  • Plan

What enables you to do Risk-based Quality Management?

  • Calculate the number of tests to be built per requirement
  • Determine which requirements to add to the application
  • Calculate the level at which each requirement should be tested***
  • Predict defect per requirement

Before defining manual tests, you specify the detailed steps to execute each test.

  • True
  • False

You can associate defects with tests to ensure their traceability throughout the testing process.

  • True
  • False

The ____________ relationship enables you to identify the status of defects to determine whether requirements have been met.

  • None of the choices
  • ALM-Requirement
  • Tracking-Requirement
  • Defect-Requirement

A _______ is a variable that can be assigned a value during test execution.

  • Parameter
  • Test planning
  • Template
  • Test

Contains the Dashboard tree in which you organize dashboard pages.

  • Dashboard View module
  • Live Analysis graphs
  • Analysis Menus tab

Contains tests that you can assign to cycles in the Management module. This association allows you to review the progress of tests, determine the number of resolved and outstanding defects, and enhance your reporting ability.

  • Test Set folder
  • Test Sets Tree
  • None of the choices
  • Test Set

Enables you to view requirements in a flat non-hierarchical view.

  • Traceability Matrix
  • Requirements Details
  • Coverage analysis
  • Requirements Grid

A test can cover more than one______ and a requirement can be covered by more than one test.

  • Activity
  • None of the choices
  • Plan
  • Requirement

You can create and manage entities in a version control-enabled project in both tree and grid views.

  • True
  • False

Enables you to schedule PPT calculations for your entire site.

  • Advanced Area
  • Purge Area
  • None of the choices
  • Scheduling Area

Allows you to capture a group of requirements, tests, or test assets at strategic points in the project lifecycle to mark specific milestones.

  • Baselining
  • Key Capabilities
  • Key Benefits
  • Tracking

Clearly defined requirements help developers set a target for themselves and the testing team to identify their testing priorities.

  • Saves time and money
  • Helps prevent scope creep
  • Aids development and testing
  • Sets clear expectations between teams

To create the Test Plan tree in the Test Plan module, you manually create folders and add tests to these folders.

  • True
  • False

Tests the performance of the application for criteria such as number of concurrent users that the application supports and the response time of the application.

  • Cycle 1- New Features
  • Cycle 3-Performance Testing
  • Cycle 2-Integrated System Testing
  • Cycle 4-User Acceptance Testing

A Requirement tree is a visual ______ of the relationship between requirements.

  • Organization
  • Apply
  • Organize
  • Application

This area displays the assigned or calculated values of the risk and functional complexity of an assessment requirement.

  • Assessment tab
  • Assessment plan tab
  • Assessment Results tab
  • Assessment Questions tab

Enables you to add and remove traceability links between requirements

  • Relationships
  • Impact Analysis
  • Description
  • Comments

Tests the new features of the application implemented in the release.

  • Cycle 1-New Features
  • Cycle 2-Integrated System Testing
  • Cycle 4-User Acceptance Testing
  • Cycle 3-Performance Testing

You can _____graphs for viewing in a web browser without downloading an ALM client.

  • None of the choices
  • Share
  • Share and Download
  • Download

You use the ________ to add an existing test or component to the Tests and Components list.

  • Save button
  • None of the choices
  • Open button
  • New button

The HP’s strategy and software approach for modern application delivery starts with a what?

  • Unified platform
  • Unified application
  • Unified information
  • Unified classroom

Which tool can be used to store HP Sprinter information on a defect without interrupting the test flow?

  • Defect Highlighter tool
  • Smart Defect tool
  • Test Defect tool
  • Defect Reminder tool

This allows you to design a scanner that detects the desired items in your application.

  • Broken links scanner
  • Custom scanner
  • web standards scanner
  • spell check scanner

SCA is a session/user authentication process that permits a user to enter one name and password to access multiple applications.

  • True
  • False

In the _________, you analyze ALM data by creating graphs, project reports, and Excel reports.

  • Dashboard modules
  • Analysis view module
  • Dashboard view module
  • Analysis graphs

What organizations do support the regulation of versions?

  • Test resources
  • Tests
  • Requirements
  • All of the answers

The testing process begins with defining defect in the Management module.

  • True
  • False

Evaluating defects and defect trends helps you make effective go/no-go decisions.

  • True
  • False

If an application flaw is detected while running a test set, you can submit a defect.

  • True
  • False

To compare two versions, press the Alt key and select each version. Click the Compare button.

  • True
  • False

The Defect Management module enables subject matter expert to work with Business Process testing, the HP test automation solution.

  • True
  • False

Sprinter software gives you the ability to test web or native applications using a cloud mobile provider.

  • True
  • False

The ALM Synchronizer is a device that combines with what resources outside the box?

  • Defects between two ALM Projects
  • Rational CIearQuest
  • Rational RegPro
  • All of the answers

A good test plan enables you to assess the quality of your application at any point in the application management process.

  • True
  • False

Refreshes the scorecard table, so that it displays the most up-to-date information.

  • Generate
  • None of the choices
  • Scoreboard
  • Scorecard layout

A document-centric viewing mode that enables you to see a list of requirements in a single document view and allows for quick editing of descriptions. This helps you to better understand the big picture.

  • Author mode
  • Category Views
  • Authorization view
  • Requirement View

The Release Scope tab enables you to define and update release scope items.

  • True
  • False

Enables you to analyze the breakdown of child requirements according to test coverage status.

  • Coverage analysis
  • Traceability Matrix
  • Requirements Grid
  • Requirements Details

This scanner, relevant only for web applications, checks your application for broken hyperlinks and missing referenced content.

  • Spell check scanner
  • Location scanner
  • Web standards scanner
  • Broken links scanner

After adding a cycle to a release, you specify the details for the cycle using the _____.

  • Details tab
  • Cycle tab
  • Button
  • Attachment

Instead of a set of _______________________ working in a vacuum to define the vision and requirements, handing off the design to the developers, handing off the code to the testers, handing off the product to the IT support team to deploy and maintain, you now have a single ALM process spanning all these elements continuously delivering new features every X weeks.

  • Business Analyst
  • Agile Manifesto
  • Integrated Teams
  • ALM
  • ALM Tools

If you know that a test in your test set might fail, but you want to make sure that subsequent tests in the test set still execute, which of the following should you do?

  • Ensure that the execution condition for the arrow running out from the test is set to Finished.
  • All of the choices
  • Disconnect the test from the flow.
  • Ensure that the execution condition for the arrow running into the test is set to Finished.

To create a _____, click the New button in the Plan area.

  • New Test
  • Application
  • Test
  • Set Test

You run tests ________ from ALM using HP Sprinter.

  • Automatically
  • Manually
  • Manually and Automatically
  • None of the choices

It is a translating business goals/objectives into a realized software-enabled business process.

  • Creating requirements
  • Creating plan
  • Creating action plan
  • Creating application

If test instances are present in multiple test sets, you can associate defects with test instances to ensure easy traceability.

  • True
  • False

A physical devices used to identify users in secure systems.

  • Single Sign-on
  • Smart Card Authentication
  • Common Access Card
  • Requirement Management

Enables subject matter experts (SMEs) to work with Business Process Testing (BPT), the HP test automation solution.

  • Risk-based Quality Management
  • Test Plan
  • Business Components module
  • Test Resources

It supports you through all the phases of application lifecycle management. By integrating the tasks involved in application management.

  • Application Lifecycle Management
  • Activity Lifecycle Management
  • Addition Lifecycle Management
  • Action Lifecycle Management

Enables you to control the execution of automated tests by setting test run conditions and creating a schedule.

  • Organize test runs
  • Set automation options
  • Run the tests
  • Develop the Test Set Tree

___________________ should have functionality that helps you make sense of your requirements and ideally the tools should be adaptable to your methodology and processes rather than the other way around.

  • Business Analyst
  • Agile Manifesto
  • Integrated Teams
  • ALM
  • ALM Tools

Enables you to create links between requirements and other entities.

  • Requirement Tree
  • Coverage Analysis
  • Requirements Details
  • Requirements Grid

______ are the means for setting objectives on Project Planning and Tracking releases and for planning and tracking release progress towards these objectives throughout its duration.

  • Thresholds
  • Scope items
  • Scoreboard
  • Analysis

Cycle 2 can start before the end of cycle 1.

  • True
  • False

This section enables you to open the ALM documentation library and other online resources.

  • Guide section
  • Action section
  • Help section
  • Ask section

After the _____, the release goes through further testing cycles to test aspects, such as functionality and performance of the application.

  • first cycle
  • second cycle
  • third cycle
  • fourth cycle

You convert requirements to tests to automatically create a one-to-one mapping between ____________ and ______.

  • Planning and activity
  • Requirements and activities
  • Activity and tests
  • Requirements and tests

Enables you to manage the execution of manual and automated tests and document their results.

  • Organize test runs
  • Set automation options
  • Develop the Test Set Tree
  • Run the tests

When you are in ________, Sprinter keeps a record of all your user actions, which you can view as a list or in the Storyboard at the end of your run.

  • Power mode
  • Manual mode
  • Automatic mode
  • None of the choices

The save options are disabled when more than one test or component is selected.

  • False
  • True

Contains the Analysis tree in which you organize all of your analysis items.

  • Analysis View module
  • Live Analysis graphs
  • Analysis Menus tab
  • Dashboard view module

Which does HP Application Lifecycle Management assign by default when a new defect is created?

  • The status Created, A version number
  • A unique defect ID, The status New
  • A unique test set, A version number
  • A unique test set, The status Created

A session/user authentication process that permits a user to enter one name and password to access multiple applications.

  • Requirements Management
  • Single Sign-on
  • Smart Card Authentication
  • Common Access Card

Enables you to manage resources used by your tests. You can organize your resources by defining a hierarchical Test Resource tree containing resource folders and resources.

  • Risk-based Quality Management
  • Test Resources
  • Test Plan
  • Business Components module

Managing and tracking defects is a critical step in the testing process because it involves a lot of time and money.

  • True
  • False

When you assign a requirement to a cycle, the requirement is not automatically assigned to the release.

  • True
  • False

Enables you to create and edit tests or components directly in Sprinter and save them to ALM.

  • Sprinter's Plan mode
  • ALM Plan mode
  • Button Plan mode
  • None of the choices

In a version control-enabled project, you can only make changes to an entity by checking it in.

  • True
  • False

In the definition phase, the QA/project manager defines the scope, milestones, and KPIs for the project in ALM.

  • True
  • False

You can use the Project Report reporting tool, available in the Analysis View module, to design and generate comprehensive reports of project data.

  • True
  • False

Enables you to increase the number of parallel calculations performed on an entire site.

  • Purge Area
  • Scheduling Area
  • None of the choices
  • Advanced Area

If you begin to make changes to an entity in a version control-enabled project, you are prompted to check in the entity.

  • True
  • False

Having a direct link between a defect and a test has an implication of what?

  • The defect is indirectly linked to the related Requirement.
  • The defect is directly linked to the related Test Run.
  • The defect is indirectly linked to the related Test Set.
  • The defect is directly linked to the related Test Instance.

This cycle ensures that the new features meet the expectations of the business.

  • Cycle 3-Performance Testing
  • Cycle 4-User Acceptance Testing
  • Cycle 1-New Features
  • Cycle 2-Integrated System Testing

Which of the following new features allows you to perform testing with a single motivation of identifying defects?

  • Access the storyboard
  • Exploratory testing
  • View the storyboard
  • None of the choices

Enabled for requirements, tests, and test assets to allow distributed teams to collaborate and manage multiple versions of assets in parallel while maintaining data integrity and providing an audit history of changes throughout the project lifecycle.

  • Version control
  • Test Resources
  • Test Plan
  • Risk-based Quality Management

A test set folder in the Test Lab module contains tests that are covered by your requirements.

  • True
  • False

A dynamic hierarchical structure based on virtual folders allows for flexibility in manipulating the Requirements view.

  • Category views
  • Author mode
  • Category mode
  • Author views

What use cases for customization can only be accommodated by editing workflow code?

  • Sending an email to a test’s owner whenever a linked requirement is updated
  • Adding a new status called “Pending Review” to the Test Status system field
  • Denying access to the Releases module for certain groups of users
  • Permitting developers to see only the defects submitted by their team

Indicates whether the scheduled calculation is currently running.

  • Apply settings
  • Active/Inactive
  • Set Refresh Rate
  • Enabled/Disabled

You can not customize each KPI to reflect your needs.

  • True
  • False

After you make changes to an entity, you _____ the entity.

  • Check out
  • None of the choices
  • Check in
  • Check in and out

Enables you to view your requirements hierarchically in a tree.

  • Requirement Details
  • Requirement Tree
  • Coverage Analysis
  • Requirements Grid

Milestones are used to measure progress in project planning and tracking.

  • True
  • False

What entities may be connected to a defect?

  • Tests, Defects
  • Reports, Cycles
  • Releases, Cycles
  • Releases, Reports

Testing is shifting to adopt Agile and Continuous Integration methodologies.

  • True
  • False

After defining the subjects in the Test Plan tree, the next step is to add and define the specific tests to be performed for each subject.

  • True
  • False

Enables you to instruct ALM to automatically send a status alert email to the author when the test set completes execution.

  • Set automation options
  • Organize test runs
  • Develop the Test Sets tree
  • Run the tests

A _______ is an independent business unit within an organization, with its own set of rules, standards, resources, objectives, and applications.

  • Sample Release Tree
  • Release Module Icons
  • Releases and Cycles throughout ALM
  • Line of business (LOB)

Displays the progress of a release in a Gantt chart.

  • Detailed tab
  • Scorecard tab
  • Content tab
  • Master Plan tab

You create a _____ to define the hierarchical framework of releases.

  • Release tree
  • Attachments
  • Link
  • Details tab

This cycle tests the new features with existing features that might have been impacted by the changes.

  • Cycle 4-User Acceptance Testing
  • Cycle 2-Integrated System Testing
  • Cycle 3-Performance Testing
  • Cycle 1- New Features

The ________ module addresses the need for a stronger connection between business process modeling, quality assurance management, and requirement definition.

  • Application LifeCycle Intelligence (ALI)
  • ALM Business Models
  • Mailing Requirements
  • Linked Defects

Provides a clear picture of the test building blocks and assists in the execution of the actual tests.

  • Organize test runs
  • Set automation options
  • Develop the Test Sets tree
  • Run the tests

If you would like to revert an entity to a previous version, which of the following actions would you take?

  • Check out the entity
  • Change the history of the entity
  • Check in the entity
  • Promote the entity

__________________ is basically the fusing together of the disciplines concerned with all aspects of the software delivery process:

  • Business Analyst
  • Agile Manifesto
  • Integrated Teams
  • ALM
  • ALM Tools

You use the Graph wizard to generate an old graph.

  • True
  • False

Enables you to purge calculations after a specific time period.

  • None of the choices
  • Scheduling Area
  • Purge Area
  • Advanced Area

You can _______ to a Word or PDF file. This file contains the run summary, step status, and defect information for the run session.

  • Export a Storyboard
  • Access the Storyboard
  • None of the choices
  • View the Storyboard

What is the module that enables you to manage resources used by your tests?

  • Testing Resources
  • Test Procedure
  • Test Components
  • Test Resources

Provides filter fields from where you can define criteria for filtering the data listed in the Defects grid.

  • Description tab
  • Defects grid
  • Grid filter
  • Attachment tab

Version control enables you to create and manage ALM entities while maintaining previous versions of these entities.

  • True
  • False

A group of tests designed to achieve specific testing goals.

  • Test Set folder
  • Test Set
  • Test Sets Tree
  • None of the choices

This is the two modules that have been completely redesigned as part of this release of ALM 12.0.

  • Lifecycle Management and Requirements Management
  • Access Management and Action Management
  • Application Management and Defect Management
  • Requirements Management and Defects Management

Enable you to create and display a dynamic graphic representation of data related to test plans and test sets.

  • Analysis View module
  • Dashboard View module
  • Live Analysis graphs
  • Analysis Menus tab

Before you create a report, you can add sub-reports. A sub-report adds an extra layer of information related to the parent report.

  • True
  • False

This scanner checks your application for errors resulting from translating the application’s UI into different languages.

  • Localization scanner
  • Broken links scanner
  • Web standards scanner
  • Spell check scanner

Which annotation tools can be used to detect a defect during a test run on HP Sprinter?

  • Guides tool, Ruler tool
  • Click tool, Step tool
  • Click tool, Align tool
  • Step tool, Align tool

ALM support you through ____.

  • The implementing phase
  • The development phase
  • All phases of Application Lifecycle Management
  • None of the choices

Which options can be used to submit defects from HP Sprinter to HP Application Lifecycle Management?

  • Defect Reminder, Smart Defects
  • Smart Identification, Smart Defects Identification
  • Defect Checking, Smart Defects Identification
  • Defect Checking, Smart Identification

Displays KPI calculations that enable you to determine the status of your release.

  • Content tab
  • Detailed tab
  • General tab
  • Scorecard tab

Which of the following is not part of the steps to run in Power mode using injection?

  • Click a row of data and click the Injection Data button
  • Click the Run the Active Test button
  • Click the Browse button
  • Click the Data Injection sidebar

Changes the speed that it takes for ALM to calculate the KPI data.

  • Engines Throttle
  • Override Settings
  • Advance area
  • Scoreboard

Enables you to record additional details about the actual test execution results.

  • Status Column
  • Compact View Button
  • None of the choices
  • Actual Field

The project administrator for your organization can _______ version control through ALM Site Administration.

  • Disable
  • Enable
  • Enable or Disable
  • None of the choices

A _______ contains the actions that must be performed during test execution.

  • Test script
  • None of the choices
  • Test planning
  • Designing test

Provides a tabular list of the defects logged for a project.

  • Attachment tab
  • Description tab
  • Defects grid
  • History tab