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I have been taking some of the mock exams and most of the questions do not explicitly specify whether there are > 1 correct answer or the specific number of correct answers (for multiple select questions).
So, in the actual SCJP exam ....
a) will it tell you that > 1 answer is required ?
b) if yes to (a), will it tell you how many correct answers there are ?
c) is this the same for both SCJP 1.2 & 1.4 ?
Thanks !
 
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The present exam will tell you how many are correct.
Earlier versions did not, and I suppose that Sun could go back to that style if they wanted to, so my mock exams don't say.
Bill
 
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thanx 4 your reply ! ...
but can you clarify ... when you say "present exam", does that refer to SCJP 1.4 only, or both SCJP 1.2 & 1.4 ?
 
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1.4 tells you how many options to choose.
1.2 doesn't.
 
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Hmmm ... looks like the question format in 1.4 is easier. Couple that with the lower passing rate of 50% and it appears that I should take 1.4 instead of 1.2.
 
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Originally posted by bennido kool kat:
Hmmm ... looks like the question format in 1.4 is easier. Couple that with the lower passing rate of 50% and it appears that I should take 1.4 instead of 1.2.


As far as I know, most of the questions (if not all) in 1.4 include the option of
"compiler error"
"runtime error",
making it even more difficult to spot the problem. That didn't happen too often in 1.2. So I wouldn't say 1.4 is easier...
 
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