Pesticide paradox testing principle - Basic concepts of Software Testing

Q.  The defect cluster change over time. Which of the followings testing principles implies this?
- Published on 03 Aug 15

a. Testing shows presence of defects
b. Pesticide paradox
c. Testing is context dependent
d. Defect Clustering

ANSWER: Pesticide paradox


  • Prajakta Pandit   -Posted on 17 Nov 15

    - The defect clusters change over time testing principle - Pesticide paradox.

    - If the same tests are repeated over and over again, eventually the same set of test cases will no longer find any new bugs.

    - To overcome this 'pesticide paradox', the test cases need to be regularly reviewed and revised.

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