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I'm studying the book K&B7 and I studied the first chapter (Declarations and Access Control).
Now I would like to do other exercises, namely those of the CD included in the book and those of Enthuware but I noticed that the subdivision of these exercises for argument does not follow the order of the chapters of the book.
Can you help me understand each chapter of the book and which groups of exercises (both from the cd that Enthuware) matches?

i.e.:
"Java Basics" on CD/Enthuware = "Declarations and Access Controll" on K&B7
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However I'm not sure that the first chapter matches with only "Java Basics" on CD/Enthuware.
I need your help to understand and to practice.
 
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John Lerry wrote:Now I would like to do other exercises, namely those of the CD included in the book and those of Enthuware but I noticed that the subdivision of these exercises for argument does not follow the order of the chapters of the book.
Can you help me understand each chapter of the book and which groups of exercises (both from the cd that Enthuware) matches?

Both Enthuware and the accompanying CD (of K&B7) offer you full mock exams. That's why there isn't any reference with the chapters, only with the exam objectives. This makes sense, because on the exam you get the questions in a random order.

I can understand you want some more exercises to test your knowledge, but I would not advice you to use both mock exams for this purpose. Because then you would not have any resource available anymore to monitor your current level. Your scores will not be reliable anymore, because you answer questions correctly due to memorization. But you can of course use 1 of both resources to have additional exercises and use the other one to monitor your readiness for the exam.
As discussed here, you can only generate custom quizzes based on exam objective, not on chapter (and sometimes an exam objective is covered in a few chapters)

Hope it helps!
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Roel
 
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John Lerry wrote:"Java Basics" on CD/Enthuware = "Declarations and Access Controll" on K&B7
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However I'm not sure that the first chapter matches with only "Java Basics" on CD/Enthuware.

Enthuware and K&B7 are not related with each other (created by different companies), so it's very unlikely there's a (perfect) match between both resources.
 
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I understood, then use one to do additional exercises in addition to those of the chapter, and the other to make the end of the mock exams.
I thought, but I would like your advice, to use the CD to do additional exercises after each chapter, instead Enthuware to do mock exams when I finished preparing for OCA.
I have thought about this division because Enthuware, if I remember correctly, allows you to do more mock exams compared to CD, even if through the exercises in "Java Basics" of Enthuware I clarified some doubts I had.

And 'this a good idea?
 
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John Lerry wrote:And 'this a good idea?

I think it's a great idea!

Use the 2 mock exams of K&B7 as additional exercises. And use the 6 Enthuware mock exams to monitor your overall progress and your readiness for the actual exam.
 
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I, after finishing the study of six chapters, I think to go this ladder for the preparation exactly in this order:
1) re-do the quizzes that are at the end of each chapter
2) re-do the quizzes that are on the cd but in random mode
3) do the 2 mock exams that are on the book
4) do the 6 mock exams Enthuware

Following this order, I think that I can avoid the problem of a question already seen and for which I can remember the answer.
 
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And finally you could use the Enthuware mock exams in Leitner mode.
 
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When I make such quizzes on CD in "random mode" or quiz Enthuware in "Leitner Mode" how many I do to every session? I would not make too few.
 
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John Lerry wrote:When I make such quizzes on CD in "random mode" or quiz Enthuware in "Leitner Mode" how many I do to every session? I would not make too few.

That's of course your own choice how many questions you add in each session.

But you could for example do some calculation and add a time limit. For the actual exam you need to answer 70 questions in 120 minutes, so you have +- 100 seconds to answer a question. If you have 30 minutes to practice, you add 18 (= 30 * 60 / 100) questions to this session. If you have 45 minutes spare time, you can add another 9 questions and so on.

Hope it helps!
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Roel
 
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John Lerry wrote:
do the 2 mock exams that are on the book


but in the book are there these two mock exams? I can not find them.
 
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John Lerry wrote:
John Lerry wrote:
do the 2 mock exams that are on the book


but in the book are there these two mock exams? I can not find them.

The 2 OCA (and 2 OCP) mock exams are not in the book, but on the accompanying CD. If you have problems installing the practice exams, definitely have a look at this thread.

Hope it helps!
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Roel
 
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