Exam ID HP0-M98
Exam type Performance based exams
Exam duration 3 hours
Exam length 90 questions
Passing score 70%
Delivery languages English
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Exam description

This exam tests your skills on installing and configuring QTP, configuring and managing the Object Repository, adding checkpoints, parameterize the script, passing data across multiple tests, configuring recording modes and custom objects, accessing databases using ADO, building new procedures, functions and libraries, descriptive programming, interacting with ALM/Quality Center, Service Test, BPT basics, creating a multi-action test script, evaluating an existing script, debugging a script, enhancing the ExpertView and Run Results.

Who should take this exam?

This exam is for HP Software technical professionals who consult on, teach or create automated testing solutions. Examples of job roles include:
• HP Software certified instructor
• HP Software partners
• HP Software employees (professional services, managed services, customer support, presales)
Candidates should have at least six months field experience in scripting using QuickTest Professional, automated software testing, and the software testing lifecycle. Exams are based on an assumed level of industry standard knowledge that may be gained from the training, hands on experience, or other prerequisite events. You should also be knowledgeable about Web interfaces, HTML, software testing fundamentals, VBScript and Basic SQL.

Exam contents

This exam has 90 questions. Here are types of questions to expect:
  • Multiple choice (multiple responses)
  • Multiple choice (single response)
  • Other

Tips for taking this exam

It is important to note that although training is recommended for exam preparation, successful completion of the training alone does not guarantee that you will pass the exam. In addition to training, exam items are based on knowledge gained from on-the-job experience and application as well as other supplemental reference material that may be specifiedon this page.


This exam validates that you can successfully perform the following:

Install and configure QTP

  • 12 minutes

Configure and manage the Object Repository

  • 12 minutes

Add checkpoints

  • 15 minutes

Parameterize the script

  • 10 minutes

Pass data across multiple tests

  • 12 minutes

Configure recording modes and custom objects

  • 8 minutes

Access databases using ADO

  • 5 minutes

Build new procedures, functions and libraries

  • 8 minutes

Descriptive programming

  • 5 minutes

Interact with ALM/Quality Center

  • 3 minutes

Service Test, BPT basics

  • 8 minutes

Performance based activity #1 – Create a multi-action test script

  • 30 minutes

Performance-based activity #2 – Evaluate an existing script

  • 20 minutes

Performance-based activity #3 – Debug a script

  • 20 minutes

Enhance the ExpertView

  • 8 minutes

Run Results

  • 3 minutes