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Free response questions?

 
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Hi all,
When planning to take the Ceritified Programmer exam, I saw that the Programmer's exam also contains "free response" questions.
Can someone tell me what they are and provide an example? Do you have to write code? I could not find this type of question in any mock exam.
Any info would be much appreciated.
Kind regards,
Anton
 
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On my exam I had to follow code and write what would have been printed to standard output, and some where to name certain class files.
 
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I took my exam yesterday and had about three or four "free response" questions. They were very specific - like what value a string would have after executing a snippet of code or what value an int variable would have after doing some bit manipulation.
Keep in mind that your answer will be computer evaluated. The questions, therefore, are VERY specific and only involve a single line to be typed by you. Do not put in any unnecessary keystrokes and remember case sensitivity.
If you've written a fair amount of code, these questions are like freebies...
 
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Anton,
did you mean that you had to type the name of the class file generated by the compiler?
For inner classes, do we have to know what .class files the compiler generates? I can't find this in the exam objectives
thanks, J.
 
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Jay,
I just read that there are two type of questions, multiple choice and free response in the exam. I was wondering what this free response questions would be like.
After reading the responses it is not something to worry about apparently!
Regards,
Anton
 
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