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Manual Testing Interview Questions (5-10 years) - Practical situational questions

Updated: Aug 12, 2021


Welcome to the compilation of important manual testing interview questions.


Please consider the following note from the author -

  • Our aim is not only to give direct answers but also to make readers understand the basic and important concept of software testing, hence they can counter any questions asked during interviews.

  • In case any reader has any other questions, do leave a comment and we will try to explain the concept. Enjoy learning. :)


Following are important manual testing interview questions -


1. Manual Testing Interview Questions (0-5 years)


2. How to estimate testing efforts?

  1. Work Breakdown Structure

  2. 3 Point Estimation

  3. Function Point Analysis

  4. Delphi Technique

  5. Agile Estimation

  6. Planning poker

  7. T-Shirt Sizing

  8. Test Case Point Analysis

  9. Historical Data-based


3. What is a Test Plan? / The importance of a Test Plan? / How to write a Test Plan? / Components of a Test Plan?


A test plan is a detailed document that describes the test scope, objectives, goals, estimations, resources required and enlists the responsibilities of the testing team members. The test plan acts as a blueprint to conduct software testing in a project. It also contains risks and contingency planning.


Components of test plan in software testing


Components of test plan
Components of test plan


4. Difference between the test plan and test strategy?

Test Strategy vs Test Plan