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Good (but not too good) mock exams for SCJP 1.4 exam?

 
Ben Ethridge
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Hi, all.
I've already bought and am taking the mock exams from JCertify and Whizlabs. Both are good, but I'm thinking they might be "too good", i.e. they might be significantly harder than the real 1.4 exam, and are not giving me an accurate picture of how I would probably do on the real exam. These are great exams for getting deep learning of java, but I'm not doing great on either of these yet...passing but not by much.
I've read (here at Java Ranch) that the Marcus Green 1.2 exams accurately predict score on the real exam, and when I take these, I do pretty well on them (70-80%) even though I'm studying for 1.4, not 1.2.
So, my question is: Anyone know of mock exams for 1.4 (free or not), that when taken would fairly accurately predict score on the real 1.4 exam?
Respectfully,
Ben
 
Marcus Green
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I think you will find that the products you have will give a very good indication of how you are likely to score on the real exam. You can see a comparison at the following link
http://www.jdiscuss.com/Enthuse/jsp/ViewAllResults.jsp
I did a bit of a count up from that site a while ago and the general indication was that my exams give an indicator within plus or minus two or three percent of what you will get on the real score and although I didnt do a count on the comparisons with JQPlus, they have a good reputation so I expect they will do a similarly good job.
If you really want to beat yourself up have a go at Dan Chisholms questions, but remember that he himself indicates they are a bit like running with big lead weighted boots on. When you take them off (i.e. go for the real exam) it will seem eazy squeazy.
Marcus
 
Ben Ethridge
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Interesting. Thanks, Marcus. I finally passed a Whizlabs exam today for the first time (62% is passing for the Whizlab folks). Getting there...slowly, but getting there. :-)
Ben
 
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