The ISTQB exam question levels are as follows: K1 = Remember: You should remember or recognize a term or a concept. K2 = Understand: You should select an explanation for a statement related to the question topic. K3 = Apply: You should select the correct application of a concept or technique and apply it to a given context. K4 = Analyze: You can separate information related to a procedure or technique into its constituent parts for better understanding and can distinguish between facts and inferences. K5 = Evaluate: You may make judgments based on criteria and standards. He detects inconsistencies or fallacies within a process or product, determines whether a process or product has internal consistency, and detects the effectiveness of a procedure as it is being implemented. K6 = Create: You put elements together to form a coherent or functional whole. A typical application is to reorganize elements into a new pattern or structure, devise a procedure for accomplishing some task or invent a product. These are cognitive levels. K1 – K3 are used in the Foundation Level exam. K1 – K4 may be used in Foundation and Advanced Exams. The Expert exams use levels K2 – K6. You can find these K levels listed in the ISTQB syllabus for each section. This lets you know the expectation for that section. For example, in the ISTQB Foundation Level syllabus, it shows: Learning Objectives for Fundamentals of Testing: 1.1 What is Testing? FL-1.1.1 (K1) Identify typical objectives of testing FL-1.1.2 (K2) Differentiate testing from debugging Be certain to register for your ISTQB exams through ASTQB and our official ISTQB exam provider AT*SQA. This is the only way you can appear on both the ISTQB successful candidate register plus the Official U.S. List of Certified Software Testers™. In addition, only ASTQB and AT*SQA will give you points toward your Testing Tiers™ software tester ranking that increase your level.