Selenium Questions

Some Selenium Interview Questions based out of my experience.

Selenium Overview

1. Which is the only browser in which Selenium IDE can be used ?
A)Safari B)Firefox C)GoogleChrome D)Internet Explorer

Answer: Firefox

2. Selenium supports which kinds of applications?
A) Web Based applications B)Stand alone applications C)Both D)None of the above

Answer: Web Based Applications

3. Find the type of text pattern used in Selenium
A) Chronological Sequence B) Globbing C) Simulation D)None of the above

Answer: Globbing

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Selenium RC

1. Which of the following command is a “Onevent Handler”
A) focus() B) assertAlert() C) fireEvent() D) alert()

Answer: fireEvent()

2. Selenium server is developed in
A)Perl B) Java C) Python D).Net

Answer: Java

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Selenium WebDriver

1. Which Driver implementation will allow headless mode
A) FireFoxDriver() B) HtmlUnitDriver() C)SafariDriver D) ChromeDriver

Answer : HTMLUnitDriver
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Selenium GRID

7 thoughts on “Selenium Questions”

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  2. Excellent blog for selenium beginners like me. Do you have any post which talks about how to identify between using id, xpath and css while automating a website 🙂

  3. i am totally new to automation testing…i have read about selenium IDE.
    It says the selenium IDE is used for recording and playback.My question is how this recording and playing back benefit other than keeping the record of the user action on browser.

  4. @rits Selenium IDE can also be used for locating the elements. For ex: If you find an element location using tools like firebug or firepath the element location can be verified using Selenium IDE before taking the path into the automation script. And also selenium IDE can be used to change the format of the commands and extract the script in any of the scripting languages like JUnit, Ruby, etc

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