Exam Questions

Discussion in 'MCDST' started by Oliver Hext, Mar 26, 2008.

  1. Oliver Hext

    Oliver Hext Guest

    Hello,

    I have just purchased a copy of the book MCDST Self Paced Training Kit for
    70-271. (Thought I’ll finally give it ago) Looking at the questions in the
    book I find I can answer these type of questions with ease. I had a look at
    the measure up tests and took a virtual test and achieved 69% on my first
    attempt, after reviewing my questions it seems that the testing engine can be
    a little harsh, one of the questions related too managing add-ons in internet
    explorer, I chose the slightly longer route to get their, and was marked
    wrong. Will the exam be this harsh? And for the level of difficulty will it
    be like the book questions or more like the measure up questions?

    Cheers

    Oliver

    www.oliverhext.com
     
    Oliver Hext, Mar 26, 2008
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  2. Oliver Hext

    PAJ Guest

    On Wed, 26 Mar 2008 07:12:05 -0700, Oliver Hext
    <> wrote:

    >Hello,
    >
    >I have just purchased a copy of the book MCDST Self Paced Training Kit for
    >70-271. (Thought I’ll finally give it ago) Looking at the questions in the
    >book I find I can answer these type of questions with ease. I had a look at
    >the measure up tests and took a virtual test and achieved 69% on my first
    >attempt, after reviewing my questions it seems that the testing engine can be
    >a little harsh, one of the questions related too managing add-ons in internet
    >explorer, I chose the slightly longer route to get their, and was marked
    >wrong. Will the exam be this harsh? And for the level of difficulty will it
    >be like the book questions or more like the measure up questions?


    Well for me this was the easiest exam I have *ever* taken and I scored
    in the high 900's with very little revision.
    I do not remembers it being IE addon specific in any way.
    I think if you can answer the questions in the book with ease you will
    have no problems with the actual exam (but hey, usual disclaimers apply
    and don't forget the free insurance).
    I guess the only clue I can give is to read the questions *carefully*
    (the answer may not be as obvious as first appearance but still easy,
    YMMV).
     
    PAJ, Mar 26, 2008
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  3. Oliver Hext

    werd Guest

    the book comes with a cd that contains two sections:
    Objective Reviews Supporting Users and TroubleshootingXP OS and

    Practice Tests Supporting Users and Troubleshooting XP for DSTs

    I wanted to know if the tests consist of both of these sections or just the
    first one, because I have got the first section down. Do you think I am ready

    "PAJ" wrote:

    > On Wed, 26 Mar 2008 07:12:05 -0700, Oliver Hext
    > <> wrote:
    >
    > >Hello,
    > >
    > >I have just purchased a copy of the book MCDST Self Paced Training Kit for
    > >70-271. (Thought I’ll finally give it ago) Looking at the questions in the
    > >book I find I can answer these type of questions with ease. I had a look at
    > >the measure up tests and took a virtual test and achieved 69% on my first
    > >attempt, after reviewing my questions it seems that the testing engine can be
    > >a little harsh, one of the questions related too managing add-ons in internet
    > >explorer, I chose the slightly longer route to get their, and was marked
    > >wrong. Will the exam be this harsh? And for the level of difficulty will it
    > >be like the book questions or more like the measure up questions?

    >
    > Well for me this was the easiest exam I have *ever* taken and I scored
    > in the high 900's with very little revision.
    > I do not remembers it being IE addon specific in any way.
    > I think if you can answer the questions in the book with ease you will
    > have no problems with the actual exam (but hey, usual disclaimers apply
    > and don't forget the free insurance).
    > I guess the only clue I can give is to read the questions *carefully*
    > (the answer may not be as obvious as first appearance but still easy,
    > YMMV).
    >
     
    werd, Mar 30, 2008
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  4. "werd" <> wrote in message
    news::

    > the book comes with a cd that contains two sections:
    > Objective Reviews Supporting Users and TroubleshootingXP OS and
    >
    > Practice Tests Supporting Users and Troubleshooting XP for DSTs
    >
    > I wanted to know if the tests consist of both of these sections or just the
    > first one, because I have got the first section down. Do you think I am ready
    >
    > "PAJ" wrote:
    >
    > > On Wed, 26 Mar 2008 07:12:05 -0700, Oliver Hext
    > > <> wrote:
    > >
    > > >Hello,
    > > >
    > > >I have just purchased a copy of the book MCDST Self Paced Training Kit for
    > > >70-271. (Thought I'll finally give it ago) Looking at the questions in the
    > > >book I find I can answer these type of questions with ease. I had a look at
    > > >the measure up tests and took a virtual test and achieved 69% on my first
    > > >attempt, after reviewing my questions it seems that the testing engine can be
    > > >a little harsh, one of the questions related too managing add-ons in internet
    > > >explorer, I chose the slightly longer route to get their, and was marked
    > > >wrong. Will the exam be this harsh? And for the level of difficulty will it
    > > >be like the book questions or more like the measure up questions?

    > >
    > > Well for me this was the easiest exam I have *ever* taken and I scored
    > > in the high 900's with very little revision.
    > > I do not remembers it being IE addon specific in any way.
    > > I think if you can answer the questions in the book with ease you will
    > > have no problems with the actual exam (but hey, usual disclaimers apply
    > > and don't forget the free insurance).
    > > I guess the only clue I can give is to read the questions *carefully*
    > > (the answer may not be as obvious as first appearance but still easy,
    > > YMMV).
    > >


    They are one in the same. The practice exams test you on the objectives.
    Come to think about it, so does the actual exam...

    --
    Michael D. Alligood, MCITP, MCTS, MCSA, MCDST
    The I.T. Classroom - http://www.theitclassroom.com/
    CertGuard, Inc. - http://www.certguard.com/
    Microsoft's Six Steps to Certifications -
    http://www.microsoft.com/learning/mcp/sixsteps.mspx
     
    Michael D. Alligood [CertGuard, Inc.], Mar 30, 2008
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