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Exam questions

Discussion in 'MCDST' started by bazzawood30, Nov 7, 2010.

  1. bazzawood30

    bazzawood30 Byte Poster

    I am nearly ready to sit my fisrt microsoft exam, I understand there are various types of question which are interactive unlike the A+ and N+ exams. I was just interested to know if there are more multiple choice questions than interactive or vice versa? The practice questions i have are all multiple choice i dont want to struggle on the interactive questions by not having ant practice examples.
    Certifications: ECDL,A+,N+,CCENT,CCNA,MCP,MCDST
  2. greenbrucelee
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    greenbrucelee Zettabyte Poster

    I cant remember having any sims in my MCDST the questions were all mulitple choice, just better worded than the compTIA ones but a bit longer.
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  3. soundian

    soundian Gigabyte Poster

    I can't remember getting any sims either. I don't think they do them for the basic client exams.
    As GBL says, they are higher quality than the CompTIA exams and a bit more verbose to boot. A bit closer to real life in that respect as there is some information that isn't required to resolve the issue.
    The MSPress books give you a good indication of the level required ( the real thing is a lot closer to the review questions than it is to the practice exam questions in terms of difficulty imo).
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  4. wagnerk
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    wagnerk aka kitkatninja Moderator

    It depends on the exams questions that are drawn for your exam. As every exam is either totally or slightly different from the last.

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  5. bazzawood30

    bazzawood30 Byte Poster

    Thanks guys, I am using the sybex book as my main study resource it says there are various styles of question

    build list and recorder
    create a tree
    drop and drag
    hot area
    multiple choice

    is this incorrect then? it was the hot area questions i was bothered about i would like to know how deep the menus ect go or are they just based on one screen?
    Certifications: ECDL,A+,N+,CCENT,CCNA,MCP,MCDST

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