This week's book giveaway is in the OCPJP forum. We're giving away four copies of OCA/OCP Java SE 7 Programmer I & II Study Guide and have Kathy Sierra & Bert Bates on-line! See this thread for details.
Yes, they are on the syllabus. That's part of the reason that makes this certification of dubious value - it emphasizes technologies that have lost a lot of cachet (SOAP/WSDL), or just about all of it (UDDI), whereas REST-related technologies get comparatively short shrift.
That's what I thought after looking at the exam objectives. However, as I said, the EPractize Lab sessions are full of such questions, that confused me. Given the quality of the software, or the lack thereof, I am surprised that it is even mentioned in the links section of this website.