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Softpanorama Multiple Choice Test Taking Strategies (using Solaris Certification Exam as an example)

You need to use some strategy for the exam. One of the possible strategies is so called binary strategy that somewhat reminds quicksort algorithm.  The key idea that on each stage you split the questions into two more or less equal parts and answer only the "easy half" leaving more difficult questions for later.  None of such strategies is infallible but just having one can help.

After the exam the software printout will tell you whether you've passed or failed. Ask for the printout in case administrator did not print it. It can help you to prepare for another round, if necessary, or to the next round.  Certificates are mailed one week after the exam is completed. As stated in Certification - Policies and Agreement

Sun has a 2-week minimum waiting period before a candidate may attempt to re-take any test. In addition, a candidate may not attempt to take a test more than three (3) times within any calendar year without written permission from the Sun Certification Program Manager.

See also Certification FAQ

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