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Kathy's exam Vs. Real Exam

 
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Can anybody please tell me how difficult is Kathy's master exam as compared to final exam? Because just now I appered for the exam, got 70% and the exam says passing is 79%. I have scheduled the final exam for day after tommorow and I thought I am well prepared but now I am nervous. Any suggestions please???
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Mark -
The software that runs the mock exams in our book is NOT related to Sun's software. For reasons unknown to us, the software in the book arbitrarily assumes that 80% is a passing grade. Ignore that! We believe (although we would like as much feedback as possible !!) that there are a few specific topics where our mock questions are a little easier than the real exam. For almost all of the topics we believe our mock questions are a really good representation of what you'll see on Sun's exam.
The bottom line is we think that you might score about 2% higher on our test than on Sun's. So if you got a 70% on ours I would 'predict' (again we'd love feedback !!) that you'd get a 68% on Sun's - which would be passing , because the Sun passing rate is around 51%.
Let us know what happens!
-Bert
p.s. There was a thread a while back that discussed the good points and weak points of the mock exam software on the CD... I looked around and couldn't find it . I don't think I started the thread)... does anyone know how I could search for it?
 
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Thanks Bert,
You definitely lifted up my spirits! I will update you all about my score.
 
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Hi
There guess there is an error in the mock exam.
The Q is related to anonymous class
I find that thoe code below is one of the answers

I guess it wont compile.
 
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Here is the thread that reviews (kind of) the CD for the cert book...
http://www.javaranch.com
-Hope that helps !
-Bert
 
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sounds like the software went a bit overboard with the 'passing grade limit'...imagine if it went further... "I'm sorry, you required a score of at least 115% or higher to pass."
concerning the passing grade for sun, i thought it was 52 percent.
 
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