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Numerous out of scope questions in Whizlabs mocks

 
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Is anybody else finding that whizlabs are asking loads of out of scope questions in their mock tests?
hashcode, composition, and Arrays deepEquals all tested, having read Mala Gupta's book I'm confident that none of these are mentioned there (other than to say hashcode ISN'T on the exam)
Is Enthuware any better or is Oracle's own mock exam the only way forward?

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Carly Tarett wrote:Is anybody else finding that whizlabs are asking loads of out of scope questions in their mock tests?
hashcode, composition, and Arrays deepEquals all tested, having read Mala Gupta's book I'm confident that none of these are mentioned there (other than to say hashcode ISN'T on the exam)
Is Enthuware any better or is Oracle's own mock exam the only way forward?

Thanks



I have made a great mistake when I started used whizlabs tests to prepare OCA exam. I passed all whizlab's tests between 85-95% and I had always 30-40 minutes free time after every test. But on real exam after 15-20 questions I thought: "Houston, we have problems!". The result: 60% fail.
I recommend you throw it away and use "Enthuware" + "Igor Soudakevitch" tests together. My second result was: 88%
 
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Having just taken (and passed! :'D ) the OCA exam, I believe that Whizlabs DO contain numerous out of scope questions, which rather distract.
Mala Gupta's book was excellent for the syllabus, but even though the exam questions test edge cases well, it doesn't give an overall feel of the exam. So I did very very well on the test exam but not as well on the exam.
The closest actually is the Kaplan one Which is expensive, but ... that's what happened. It's still not really the same though.
 
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