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Hi
1)
can some one tell me,is the time suffiecient for the exam or do I have to rush through the questions.
2)
I want to know how lengthy the codes are
3)
Ar there any long codes?
4)
Are most of the questions based on codes or general theory questions.
-Thanks in advance
 
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Originally posted by Tony kunds:
Hi
1)
can some one tell me,is the time suffiecient for the exam or do I have to rush through the questions.
2)
I want to know how lengthy the codes are
3)
Ar there any long codes?
4)
Are most of the questions based on codes or general theory questions.
-Thanks in advance


I finished the exam in about an hour (they give you two). That gave me a good hour to look back at my responses. So, in that respect, I had plenty of time. However, some don't take exams as quickly as I do (and many go much faster), so I guess this will vary. The best you can do is to take a couple full-length mock exams and time yourself. See how long it takes you.
Most of the code you'll have to look at isn't longer than a dozen lines. Most are much shorter (3 or 4 lines) and a couple will probably be longer. I wouldn't worry about looking through pages of code on the exam. The people that wrote it know your pressed for time.
You'll find a good mix of theory questions and code-cased questions. I'd say probably around half and half.
Corey
 
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Originally posted by Tony kunds:
Hi
1)
can some one tell me,is the time suffiecient for the exam or do I have to rush through the questions.
2)
I want to know how lengthy the codes are
3)
Ar there any long codes?
4)
Are most of the questions based on codes or general theory questions.
-Thanks in advance



If you are prepared for the exam, you have plenty of time. I took my time - I deliberately went slow and made sure I carefully read the questions and answers before rushing to answer, as this was a mistake I made on many of the mocks. I still had 30 minutes left over - plenty of time to review the 12 questions I had marked because wasn't sure about them.
The code examples are not too long - maybe 10-15 lines depending on the example.
I didn't have "theory" type questions - I didn't have to write explanations, if that is what you mean. What I did have to understand was exactly what the compiler would do in each situation.
You've heard atheletes say "Be the Ball"? Well, in this case, you need to "Be the Compiler".
 
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You've heard atheletes say "Be the Ball"? Well, in this case, you need to "Be the Compiler".


It is easy said but hard done. But anyway, a journey of thousand miles begins with a single step, and with the help from so many kind sheriffs and bartenders here, greenhorn like me will definitely pass the exam smoothly in the forseeable future.
 
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