1
GATE CSE 2013
MCQ (Single Correct Answer)
+2
-0.6
The procedure given below is required to find and replace certain characters inside an input character string supplied in array $$A.$$ The characters to be replaced are supplied in array $$oldc,$$ while their respective replacement characters are supplied in array $$newc.$$ Array $$A$$ has a fixed length of five characters, while arrays $$oldc$$ and $$newc$$ contain three characters each. However, the procedure is flawed. void find_and_replace (char $$^ * A,$$ char $$^ * oldc,$$, char $$^ * newc$$)
$$\left\{ \, \right.$$ for (int $$i=0; i<5; i++$$)
for (int $$j=0; j<3; j++$$)
if ( $$A$$ [ $$i$$ ] $$==oldc$$ [ $$j$$ ] $$A$$ [ $$i$$ ]
$$=newc$$ [ $$j$$ ]; $$\left. \, \right\}$$

The procedure is tested with the following four test cases;
$$\eqalign{ & \left( 1 \right)\,\,\,oldc = ''abc'',\,\,newc\, = \,''dab'' \cr & \left( 2 \right)\,\,\,oldc\, = \,''cdc'',\,\,newc\, = \,''bed'' \cr & \left( 3 \right)\,\,\,oldc\, = \,''bca'',\,newc\, = \,''cda'' \cr & \left( 4 \right)\,\,\,oldc\, = \,''abc'',\,newc\, = \,''bac'' \cr} $$

If array $$A$$ is made to hold the string $$''abcde'',$$ which of the above four test cases will be successful is exposing the flaw in this procedure?

A
None
B
$$2$$ only
C
$$3$$ and $$4$$ only
D
$$4$$ only
2
GATE CSE 2013
MCQ (Single Correct Answer)
+2
-0.6
The procedure given below is required to find and replace certain characters inside an input character string supplied in array $$A.$$ The characters to be replaced are supplied in array $$oldc,$$ while their respective replacement characters are supplied in array $$newc.$$ Array $$A$$ has a fixed length of five characters, while arrays $$oldc$$ and $$newc$$ contain three characters each. However, the procedure is flawed. void find_and_replace (char $$^ * A,$$ char $$^ * oldc,$$, char $$^ * newc$$)
$$\left\{ \, \right.$$ for (int $$i=0; i<5; i++$$)
for (int $$j=0; j<3; j++$$)
if ( $$A$$ [ $$i$$ ] $$==oldc$$ [ $$j$$ ] $$A$$ [ $$i$$ ]
$$=newc$$ [ $$j$$ ]; $$\left. \, \right\}$$

The procedure is tested with the following four test cases;
$$\eqalign{ & \left( 1 \right)\,\,\,oldc = ''abc'',\,\,newc\, = \,''dab'' \cr & \left( 2 \right)\,\,\,oldc\, = \,''cdc'',\,\,newc\, = \,''bed'' \cr & \left( 3 \right)\,\,\,oldc\, = \,''bca'',\,newc\, = \,''cda'' \cr & \left( 4 \right)\,\,\,oldc\, = \,''abc'',\,newc\, = \,''bac'' \cr} $$

The tester now tests the program on all input strings of length five consisting of characters $$'a', 'b', 'c', 'd'$$ and $$'c'$$ with duplicates allowed. If the tester carries out this testing with four test cases given above, how many test cases will be able to capture the flaw?

A
Only one
B
Only two
C
Only three
D
All four
3
GATE CSE 2011
MCQ (Single Correct Answer)
+2
-0.6
The following is comment written for $$a$$ $$c$$ function. This function computes the roots of quadratic equation. $$a{x^2} + bx + c = 0$$ the function stores two real roots in $${}^ * root1\,\,\& \,\,{}^ * root2\,\,\,\& $$ returns the status of validity of roots. In handles four different kinds of cases
$$i)$$ When coefficient $$a$$ is zero or irrespective of discriminate
$$ii)$$ When discriminate is positive.
$$iii)$$ When discriminate is zero
$$iv)$$ When discriminate is negative

Only in cases $$(ii)$$ & $$(iii)$$ the stored roots are valid Otherwise $$0$$ is stored in the roots the function returns $$0$$ when the roots are valid & - $$1$$ otherwise. The function also ensures root $$1$$ $$> =$$ root $$2.$$

int get QuadRoots(float a, float b, float c, float $${}^ * root1$$, float $${}^ * root2$$);

A software test engineer is assigned the job of doing block box testing. He comes up with the following test cases, many of which are redundant

GATE CSE 2011 Software Engineering - Software Engineering Question 11 English

Which one of the following options provide the set of non-redundant tests using equivalence class partitioning approach from input perspective for black box testing?

A
$${T_1},\,{T_2},\,{T_3},\,{T_6}$$
B
$${T_1},\,{T_3},\,{T_4},\,{T_5}$$
C
$${T_2},\,{T_4},\,{T_5},\,{T_6}$$
D
$${T_2},\,{T_3},\,{T_4},\,{T_5}$$
4
GATE CSE 2010
MCQ (Single Correct Answer)
+2
-0.6
The following program is to be tested for statement coverage:
begin
if $$\left( {a = \,\, = b} \right)\,\,\left\{ {S1;\,\,exit;} \right\}$$
else if $$\left( {c = \,\, = d} \right)\,\,\left\{ {S2;} \right\}$$
else $$\left\{ {S3;\,\,exit;} \right\}$$
$$S4;$$
end

The test cases $${T_1},\,{T_2},\,{T_3}\,\,\& \,{T_4}$$ given below are expressed in terms of the properties satisfied by the values of variables $$a, b, c$$ and $$d.$$ The exact values are not given.
$${T_1}:\,a,\,b,\,c\,\& \,d$$ are all equal
$${T_2}:\,a,\,b,\,c\,\& \,d$$ are all distinct
$${T_3}:\,a = b\,\,\,\& \,\,\,\,c\,!\, = \,d$$
$${T_4}:\,a! = b\,\,\,\& \,\,\,\,c\, = \,d$$

Which of the test suites given below ensures coverage of statements $${S_1},\,{S_2},\,{S_3}\,\,\& \,{S_4}$$ ?

A
$${T_1},\,{T_2},\,{T_3}$$
B
$${T_2},\,{T_4}$$
C
$${T_3},\,{T_4}$$
D
$${T_1},\,{T_2},\,{T_4}$$
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