Think of it more as a survey so that Prometric and Sun know the kinds of folks who are sitting for each exam. It might be used in the event they need to replace questions on the exam while it's in the marketplace, if they find that certain kinds of questions are too easy/hard...
Theodore Jonathan Casser
SCJP/SCSNI/SCBCD/SCWCD/SCDJWS/SCMAD/SCEA/MCTS/MCPD... and so many more letters than you can shake a stick at!
Hey, sticks and stones baby. And maybe a wee mention of my stuff: