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Riyaz Saiyed

Joined: Aug 13, 2006
Posts: 22
Dear All,

A very small doubt.

What I want to conform is, the no of answers to select from available choices, for all those questions where multiple answers is possible, will be mentioned in exam or not?

Akhilesh Trivedi
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Riyaz as far as i know, 1.4 tells you about that, where as 1.5 does not.

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Matt Russell
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According to K&B (pp xxxi-xxxii), the 1.5 exam tells you how many options you need to select. I don't know about 1.4.

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Akhilesh Trivedi
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I apologize infact even 1.5 does give that option.

How is the SCJP 1.5 exam different from the SCJP 1.4?

Exam objectives: Several important new language features have been added, including enums, generics, static imports, and autoboxing/unboxing. API features added to the exam include java.lang.StringBuilder, java.util.Locale, java.util.Formater, java.util.Scanner. java.util.regex.Pattern, and java.util.regex.Matcher. Java IO features have been added, including File, BufferedReader, BufferedWriter, FileReader, FileWriter and PrintWriter. Concepts such as loose coupling and high cohesion have been added, as well as greater emphasis on encapsulation as it relates to JavaBean conventions. Bit manipulation (e.g., shifting) has been dropped.
Number of questions: 72 (increased from 61)
Time: 175 minutes (increased from 120 minutes)
Passing score: 59% (increased from 52%)
Level of difficulty: The concensus is that it is more difficult.
Format of questions: As before, you will always be told how many options to choose. No credit is given for partial answers.
[ September 26, 2006: Message edited by: Akhilesh Trivedi ]
Riyaz Saiyed

Joined: Aug 13, 2006
Posts: 22
OK friends,
M clear Now.
Thanks a lot...
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