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Swamy Nathan
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Joined: May 16, 2004
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I have been taking this set of mock tests at and I must say the tests are somehow tougher than the test which came with the Khalid book.

In the Khalid book's test I had got something like 91% here I am getting only 75%. I was wondering if Dan's tests conform to the syallabus of the actual test. If they do then I think I am in trouble. The whole thing is pretty demoralising.

Is the test conforming to the syllabus or are there extra tough questions in ?

The good news however is that the site does mention at

This mock exam is designed to provide a great learning experience starting at the earliest stages of your preparation for certification. Most users find this exam to be very challenging and few are able to achieve a high score on the first attempt. My advice is to learn all that you can by working through the questions and don't worry about your score. Just relax and enjoy the learning experience!

====>1. So is it a bad news that I find the mocks to be tough? I was under the impression having read thru the Khalid book I was at the end of my preparation

=====>2. Do these mocks conform to the SCJP testing requirements?
[ June 14, 2004: Message edited by: Swamy Nathan ]
Marcus Green
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Joined: Sep 14, 1999
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My understanding (as the creator of rival mock questions) is that they conform to the syllabus (i.e. the cover the right topics), but are harder and offer more options per question than the real questions.

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Swamy Nathan
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Joined: May 16, 2004
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I agree. Here's the link:
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