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Exam questions with no right answers?

Travis Benning
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Joined: Jan 24, 2002
Posts: 74
I took a break from Java to pass my MCP VB test. Now I'm retaking mock tests, trying to get my score back up to comfort level, and I reached a problem.
On the 3rd Marcus Green test, question number 8,
it asks:
Which of the following are valid statements:
1)public class MyCalc extends Math
The correct response is that none are right. Marcus Green says that if you reach a question like this on the exam, leave all selections blank.
How many questions like this pop up?
Do they exist?
Should I really just leave it blank, or choose a random one?
All help appreciated,
Travis B.

Sun Certified Programmer for Java 2 Platform
Himanshu Jhamb
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Joined: Aug 01, 2001
Posts: 134
My 2 cents...
1) I am taking the exam coming Sunday.. (yikes!)
2) With the new format of the SCJP (since Oct 2000, I think), every question says how many choices are correct. So, if none are correct... they will say "Select no correct choice"... which seems highly ridiculous. Ok, jokes apart... in a question where there are no correct answers, there will probably be one choice which says - "None of the above". Select this one.
3) Marcus's exams were probably formulated well before Oct 2000, in which case, his comment applies.
Any sherrifs, please correct me ASAP if I am wrong. As I said, Sunday's the day for me !
- Himanshu

Himanshu Jhamb<br />SCJP2 v1.2 (April 2002)<br />SCJP2 v1.4 (May 2002)
chafule razgul
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Joined: Feb 09, 2002
Posts: 63
I believe there are serveral incorrectly worded questions in the exam. Many have been raised, discussed and even notified Sun. However i don't think Sun removes those questions, so sometimes it's a matter of luck whether you'd encounter those questions in the exam.
Kareem Qureshi
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Joined: Mar 14, 2002
Posts: 102
Hi, Guys
I just passed my exam yesterday and as Himanshu said all the question say exactly how many choice to select but at the same time as razgul says the wording of the question is important too.
Himanshu best of luck for your exam
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