Testing a toaster.
> I was asked to test a toaster on the MS interview.
I don't think there was a 'right' answer. What the interviewer was looking for was probably twofold, in both cases. Firstly they are looking for you to talk knowledgeably about testing, so you would get marks for mentioning unit testing, black box testing, beta testing, comparison with specification and all that. Second they were probably looking for you to show some creativity in applying this stuff in unusual circumstances (how the heck do you unit test a toaster anyway?).
My guess is you should have further probed .. do i test for it to write, or for dropping from a building floor etc.
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