Software Engineering Interview Question and Answers

1. Define software engineering?
 

According to IEEE, Software engineering is the application of a systematic, disciplined, quantifiable approach to the development, operation and maintenance of sofware.

2. What are the categories of software?
 

  • System software
  • Application software
  • Embedded software
  • Web Applications
  • Artificial Intelligence software
  • Scientific software.

3. Define testing?
 

Testing is a process of executing a program with the intent of finding of an error.

4. What is white box testing?
 

White box testing is a test case design method that uses the control structure of the procedural design to derive test cases. It is otherwise called as structural testing.

5. What is Black box testing?
 

Black box testing is a test case design method that focuses on the functional requirements of the software. It is otherwise called as functional testing.

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