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To prepare for the Java Programmer exam, I've been developing a web page that offers a set of three mock exams. A reader can be certain that all of my answers are correct because the code can easily be pasted into a source code file for testing.
Currently, there are a total of sixty questions distributed across three mock exams of twenty questions each. The topics covered in the current version are inheritance, initialization, inner classes, casting, operators, and control flow. I've been adding more topics every few days.
To keep the exams interesting, the ordering of the questions is reshuffled each time I post a new revision. Please see the web page to learn how it is possible to reshuffle the contents of an exam.
Please give my mock exams a try and let me know what you think.
http://www.geocities.com/danchisholm2000/
Please use the latest version of each mock exam since I delete the older versions periodically.
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Welcome to Javaranch Dan
I'm sure SCJP aspirants will be delighted of your contribution...
Very good job... Keep it up
 
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Thanks, It'll be a great help for beginners who are aspiring to be SJCP like me. Keep up the good work!!! God bless!!
 
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Question 8 of mock exam A has a problem.
The output are 3 and 4. These are the options:
a. Prints: 1
b. Prints: 2
c. Prints: 3
d. Prints: 4
e. Runtime error
f. Compiler error
g. None of the above
Since the question doesn't say how many options
to pick up, I chose c and d. But it turns out to be g because it doesn't just print 3 and it doesn't just print 4, so the answer is g. The options should be made something like these:
a. Prints 2 only.
b. Prints 3 only.
c. Prints 4 only.
.....
Something like that or telling how many options to pick up.
 
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Alan,
Thank you for your suggestion as quoted below.


The options should be made something like these:
a. Prints 2 only.
b. Prints 3 only.
c. Prints 4 only.
.....
Something like that or telling how many options to pick up.


The next revision will include your suggestion to point
out how many options can be selected. As you know, the question tests to see if the reader has noticed that the break statements are missing from the switch statement. I don't want to include the word

only

in each answer because that would be an obvious hint that the break statements are missing. I preferred your suggestion to specify only a single answer.
Thank you again.
Dan
 
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Guoqiao,
Thank you for creating a link to my mock exam. However, I noticed that you linked directly to the June 28 revision rather than the home page. Since the lifetime of each revision is very short, that link will die very soon.
The home page is really the only stable URL so it is the only safe place to link to. For example, the homepage no longer includes the June 28 link and I will probably remove the files from the geocities server before long.
Thank you,
Dan
 
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Yes, Dan Chisholm, I have noticed that and just wondering what to do with it and saw your this reply.
I will modify the URL immediately in my mock exam list.
Guoqiao

Originally posted by Dan Chisholm:
Guoqiao,
Thank you for creating a link to my mock exam. However, I noticed that you linked directly to the June 28 revision rather than the home page. Since the lifetime of each revision is very short, that link will die very soon.
The home page is really the only stable URL so it is the only safe place to link to. For example, the homepage no longer includes the June 28 link and I will probably remove the files from the geocities server before long.
Thank you,
Dan

 
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The July 3 version of my SCJP mock exam is now available at the following.
http://www.geocities.com/danchisholm2000/
The July 3 version of the exam has 71 questions. Sixty of the questions are carried over from the previous version. The new topic covered in this version is exception handling. The 71 questions are divided between 3 exams, A, B, and C, each containing 23 or 24 questions. Each exam covers questions from each topic-- inheritance, initialization, inner classes, casting, operators, control flow, and exception handling.
Please take a look and let me know what you think.
Thank you,
Dan
P.S. Alan's suggestion will be incorporated into the next version within the next couple days.
 
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Dan:
Nicely done of your work! url has been updated for your latest mock exam on my mock exam list, see at:
http://www.jiris.com/resources
Keep it up!
Guoqiao
 
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