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SCEA5 beta, maybe it is not a tough job, but it can make you very tired.

 
Mellon Sun
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To me, a guy does not speak English, during the 4 hours long exam, I was so tired that I lost my patience several times. I should encourage myself again and agin to finish it. So many English words and sentences need me to read and understand.

In fact, I don't think it is necessary for the exam to question on the same topic so many times. Maybe cut the question's number from 153 to 100 will be better.
[ October 26, 2007: Message edited by: Mellon Sun ]
 
Adam Czysciak
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Hi!

Noone made you take this beta exam. You could have waited for a final version with ca. 60 questions, couldn't you? The goal of this exam was to test it, not to take it...
 
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As a guy that prides himself on speaking proper English well (as opposed to American English), I can say that at 160 questions, it was tiring regardless of your mother tongue.

This was just beta. The final exam will have 50-60 questions just like all the other Sun certification exams.

-Cameron McKenzie
 
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They're already making it shorter. I took it Monday the 22nd and there were only 153 questions on the exam.

Well, there were a few before the actual exam asking about my background, and I suppose it could've been up to 7 - were you guys counting those?
 
Mellon Sun
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Adam, it looks like I made you unhappy.
Is the word "tiring" means bad?
I wanna tell that the exam made me tired. I don't mean the exam made me boring. I look up the dictionary, I find the word tiring. Is there another better one?
By the way, no one ever told me that the beta exam is so different with the final release one on the number of questions. Happy to hear that there is only 60 questions in the final release.

No matter what reason it is, I am sorry for that. I am grateful for your work on the certification exam.
 
Adam Czysciak
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No, it's not bad :-)
I just saw you complaining about the exam lenght and wanted to say it was your choice to take it. Beta exams are not for everyone, and noone takes beta whe he/she doesn't know what it is.
And you seemed to be surprised about it Someone registered for you? You must have known the beta exam rules before scheduling, anyway.
 
J Vallejo
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Originally posted by Adam Czysciak:

And you seemed to be surprised about it Someone registered for you? You must have known the beta exam rules before scheduling, anyway.


I can't help but agree man.
 
Flavio Oliva
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Originally posted by Cameron McKenzie:
As a guy that prides himself on speaking proper English well (as opposed to American English), I can say that at 160 questions, it was tiring regardless of your mother tongue.

This was just beta. The final exam will have 50-60 questions just like all the other Sun certification exams.

-Cameron McKenzie


mother language... ehehehehe
 
Daniel Amadei
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Hi All!

I agree. When your native lang isnt english and you have to spend 4 ours reading and interpretating 153 questions it makes you more tired than if it was in your native language.

But I was quite well with this as this was the 3rd beta exam I was taking and I left comments in lots of questions.

Daniel
 
J Vallejo
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Originally posted by Daniel Amadei:
Hi All!

But I was quite well with this as this was the 3rd beta exam I was taking and I left comments in lots of questions.

Daniel


Would it affect your exam results if you left only a few questions or none at all? Just wondering....
 
Adam Czysciak
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Originally posted by J Vallejo:

Would it affect your exam results if you left only a few questions or none at all? Just wondering....


Of course not. It's just a valuable comment for SUN :-)
 
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