QTP Interview Questions

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QTP Interview Questions for the preparation of QTP Interview

Full form of QTP ?

Quick Test Professional

What’s the QTP ?

QTP is Mercury Interactive Functional Testing Tool.

Which scripting language used by QTP ?

QTP uses VB scripting.

What’s the basic concept of QTP ?

QTP is based on two concept-
* Recording
* Playback

How many types of recording facility are available in QTP ?

QTP provides three types of recording methods-
* Context Recording (Normal)
* Analog Recording
* Low Level Recording

How many types of Parameters are available in QTP ?

QTP provides three types of Parameter-
* Method Argument
* Data Driven
* Dynamic

What’s the QTP testing process ?

QTP testing process consist of seven steps-
* Preparing to recoding
* Recording
* Enhancing your script
* Debugging
* Run
* Analyze
* Report Defects

What’s the Active Screen ?

It provides the snapshots of your application as it appeared when you performed a certain steps during recording session.

What’s the Test Pane ?

Test Pane contains Tree View and Expert View tabs.

What’s Data Table ?

It assists to you about parameterizing the test.

What’s the Test Tree ?

It provides graphical representation of your operations which you have performed with your application.

Which all environment QTP supports ?

Java/ J2EE
Multimedia, XML
Web Objects, ActiveX controls
SAP, Oracle, Siebel, PeopleSoft
Web Services, Terminal Emulator

How can you view the Test Tree ?

The Test Tree is displayed through Tree View tab.

What’s the Expert View ?

Expert View display the Test Script.

Which keyword used for Nornam Recording ?


Which keyword used for run the test script ?


Which keyword used for stop the recording ?


Which keyword used for Analog Recording ?


Which keyword used for Low Level Recording ?


Which keyword used for switch between Tree View and Expert View ?


What’s the Transaction ?

You can measure how long it takes to run a section of your test by defining transactions.

Where you can view the results of the checkpoint ?

You can view the results of the checkpoints in the Test Result Window.

What’s the Standard Checkpoint ?

Standard Checkpoints checks the property value of an object in your application or web page.

Which environment are supported by Standard Checkpoint ?

Standard Checkpoint are supported for all add-in environments.

What’s the Image Checkpoint ?

Image Checkpoint check the value of an image in your application or web page.

Which environments are supported by Image Checkpoint ?

Image Checkpoint are supported only Web environment.

What’s the Bitmap Checkpoint ?

Bitmap Checkpoint checks the bitmap images in your web page or application.

Which environment are supported by Bitmap Checkpoints ?

Bitmap checkpoints are supported all add-in environment.

What’s the Table Checkpoints ?

Table Checkpoint checks the information with in a table.

Which environments are supported by Table Checkpoint ?

Table Checkpoints are supported only ActiveX environment.

What’s the Text Checkpoint ?

Text Checkpoint checks that a test string is displayed in the appropriate place in your application or on web page.

Which environment are supported by Test Checkpoint ?

Text Checkpoint are supported all add-in environments


* QTP records each steps you perform and generates a test tree and test script.

* QTP records in normal recording mode.

* If you are creating a test on web object, you can record your test on one browser and run it on another browser.

* Analog Recording and Low Level Recording require more disk sapce than normal recording mode.

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  2. selvam   |  Wednesday, 20 February 2008 at 4:59 am

    what is the use of Text output value in QTP ?

  3. karthik   |  Friday, 22 February 2008 at 6:00 am

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    what is object state in recovery scenario

  13. Gireesh   |  Monday, 14 April 2008 at 7:59 am

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  19. sravani   |  Tuesday, 20 May 2008 at 6:09 am

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  20. Sandeep Dhingra   |  Thursday, 22 May 2008 at 7:10 am

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  27. Ankur   |  Thursday, 07 August 2008 at 2:33 am

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  29. vijay patil   |  Tuesday, 12 August 2008 at 4:02 am

    What is mean by recovery scanrio and what is extestion by recovery scanrio files?
    if I want to save the one script and call the ready only action in script what happen?
    send my q. ans. quickly!

  30. vijay patil   |  Tuesday, 12 August 2008 at 4:04 am

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  31. shekar   |  Sunday, 31 August 2008 at 9:35 am

    where/how can I write and execute the AOM programs?

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  35. Arif   |  Saturday, 28 February 2009 at 1:01 am

    Helpful and very good questions

  36. Swati Verma   |  Tuesday, 03 March 2009 at 1:31 pm

    Hi, This is very good and helpful for all QTP learners.
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  37. lalitha   |  Friday, 13 March 2009 at 4:28 am

    what is the use of the output checkpoints

  38. lalitha   |  Friday, 13 March 2009 at 4:32 am

    what is the advantages of the output checkpoints

  39. Richa Singh   |  Thursday, 09 April 2009 at 8:45 am

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  42. shanmugaraja   |  Thursday, 09 July 2009 at 2:03 am

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  46. vidhya   |  Friday, 18 December 2009 at 9:19 pm

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  48. amansaxena   |  Friday, 01 January 2010 at 11:19 pm

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  49. Gyanbarik   |  Monday, 08 February 2010 at 11:39 pm


  50. sapna   |  Friday, 12 February 2010 at 1:44 pm

    good information for freshers..but still require more…shortcut keys information is gud..

  51. Chandru   |  Wednesday, 17 February 2010 at 4:54 am

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  52. SANTHOSH   |  Wednesday, 17 March 2010 at 8:03 pm

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  53. Govindan   |  Tuesday, 23 March 2010 at 8:18 am

    This interview questions is helpful for the person who trying to learn..QTP….

  54. narinder singh   |  Monday, 05 April 2010 at 12:58 am

    Which keyword used for switch between Tree View and Expert View

    gives wrong answer. that is not working

  55. Asmita Rahatwal   |  Wednesday, 05 May 2010 at 8:24 am

    Helpful and very good questions

  56. meena   |  Friday, 07 May 2010 at 6:10 am

    Freshers can get knowedge like which questions we may get in interview and how to prepare

  57. Name (Required)   |  Friday, 09 July 2010 at 12:42 am

    this is shiva. Answers are good. please provide for questions and answers like this to manual testing. and basic interview questions and answes for testing. because i am fresher

  58. Amrita De   |  Friday, 03 September 2010 at 12:21 am

    The answer for the following questions are wrong:
    Which keyword used for switch between Tree View and Expert View ?(The answer given for this is not working)

    Which keyword used for Analog Recording ?(coreect answer is shift+alt+F3)

    Which keyword used for Low Level Recording ?(correct answer is control+shift+F3)
    Please rectify the answers.

  59. kalyani   |  Thursday, 10 March 2011 at 12:09 pm

    thanks for giving nice nodes .

  60. rahim   |  Sunday, 10 April 2011 at 8:44 am

    its more useful for freshers……..

  61. Chiranjeevi   |  Wednesday, 04 April 2012 at 12:33 pm

    It is going to be very helpfull for freshers…Please try to post lot questions which could help us to crack in interview

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