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Cleared SCJP2 !!

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Joined: Nov 22, 2008
Posts: 18944
Guys, I took the SCJP2 exam yesterday, and cleared with 90%!
The first five questions i got, i wasn't sure of the answer. They included questions from files, gridbaglayout, a couple of fill in the blanks. Probably that may have been because of the fear of the real exam. At that time i was thinking i may have to come here again. But later i started getting questions for which i was sure of the answer, and i gained confidence and felt i could do the exam. The review was assuring to me. I may have changed just 1 answer in the review process.
Not a great score, not a bad score either, but I am happy with what I got.
Javaranch has been a very good place to prepare for the exam. I started following this site since about a month and a half. I want to thank Paul, Jim and Tony for maintaining such a good site where so many people can benefit. I never felt that i am all by myself during my prep.
Thanks to everybody here in the ranch for your discussions! You have been great help!!
Rolf Weasel
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Joined: Feb 26, 2000
Posts: 82
way to go buddy! great score!
did u get such high percentages in all your practise tests too?
just trying to gauge how the mocks compare to the real deal.
also, were there any question u felt were not specifically included in the syllabus?
and how many questions on the awt? and file i/o?
hope u keep visiting javaranch!

May the Moose be with you.
Tony Alicea

Joined: Jan 30, 2000
Posts: 3226
Congratulations! That's score is still an "A"
And we here "at the Ranch" are very glad to see that we helped a little...

Tony Alicea
Senior Java Web Application Developer, SCPJ2, SCWCD
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Joined: Nov 22, 2008
Posts: 18944
Well, my scores in mock tests were averaging around 85%. I don't remember getting any question out of syllabus. I got about 5 on awt(component & Layout) and a couple on file i/o if i remember it correctly.
I will definitely keep visiting Javaranch.
maha anna
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Joined: Jan 31, 2000
Posts: 1467
Congrats Mr.NewJava2User. Can you tell us the approximate no of multiple choice and sigle answer qstns? Is this your real name? Just asking..
maha anna
Jim Yingst

Joined: Jan 30, 2000
Posts: 18671
And how do you know it's Mr. NewJava2User, eh Ms. Maha? (Of course I'm making a guess here too - "Anna" could be a man's name in some part of the world.)
Anyway - Hey, NewJava2User, Congratulations! Whoever you are. (-:

"I'm not back." - Bill Harding, Twister
Anju Rao
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Joined: Feb 23, 2000
Posts: 43
Congratulations! were ever thrown off by the english on questions, were they ambigious at all?
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Joined: Nov 22, 2008
Posts: 18944
Thank you Maha Anna, Jim and Anju. The questions were not ambiguous at all. As such, there were no tricky questions. If i remember correctly, the questions in the flow control & exceptions, garbage collection, Threads, overloading, fundamnetal & event listeners, operators & Assignment were all mutiple choice
and input/output, java.util , java.awt(components and layouts), 1 question from Threads and overriding were single choice questions.
Hope i have answered all u'r questions!
Thanks again.
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