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Anybody recently took the 70-431 exam?

Discussion in 'SQL Server 2005 Certification [Archive]' started by Akthar, Aug 3, 2006.

  1. Akthar New Member

    Hi ,

    Anybody recently took this exam. Is it different from the previons SQL Exams. Ms has more simulation question for the new exams. Is the SQL 2005(70-431) also simulative questions?



    AKTHAR
  2. Akthar New Member

    [?][<img src='/community/emoticons/emotion-6.gif' alt=':(' />]<br /><br />AKTHAR
  3. ChrisSmith New Member

    I've taken the exam, and I took it's predecessor as well. This one was more technical in nature, with less design questions. Atleast the exam I took.
  4. Akthar New Member

    Thanks..<br />i have taken it too,... finally<br />[<img src='/community/emoticons/emotion-2.gif' alt=':D' />]<br /><br />AKTHAR
  5. tuvanit New Member

  6. reethu New Member

    Hi
    may i know MCTS Exam contains how many quastions and what is the duration? what percent is pass mark ?
    what are the best prctices to achive this exam as you achived it please let me have idea ?

    SRJ2005
  7. madhuottapalam New Member

    (a) How many questions - around 40
    (b) Duration -180 mins
    (c) % pass mark - 700 out of 1000
    (d) Best Practices - If you have sql server experience, i think no need to go for coaching and all. But you must practice all the new features of SQL Server 2005.

    Madhu
  8. reethu New Member

    Hi Madhu Sorry i am putting more quastions ??.
    That means not exactly number of quastions and each quastion carries different weightage of marks?does this exam is multiple choice?
    now i am going through book implementation and maintanance for MCTS is that ok to get basic idea for this exam.
    thanking you


    SRJ2005
  9. zieglers New Member

    I took it this week and passed with a score 982. Just after getting it, I wrote my thoughts and comments about questions and simulations. You can read it from here:<br /><br /<a target="_blank" href=http://zieglers.wordpress.com/2007/01/23/exam-70-431-ts-microsoft-sql-server-2005%e2%80%94implementation-and-maintenance/>http://zieglers.wordpress.com/2007/01/23/exam-70-431-ts-microsoft-sql-server-2005%e2%80%94implementation-and-maintenance/</a><br /><br />Ensure you have some experience on Management Studio before you get the exam! <img src='/community/emoticons/emotion-5.gif' alt=';)' /><br /><br />zieglers
  10. reethu New Member

    what kind of expirience you are saying about? about all kinds of properties or usage.

    SRJ2005
  11. zieglers New Member

    You don't need to know exactly all kinds of properties. However, in order to save exam time and efficiently use it, you need to know where to click and look for some properties either directly or indirectly asked in question text.

    zieglers
  12. reethu New Member

    what kind of tools or help we can use in exam hall?

    SRJ2005
  13. zieglers New Member

    Simply nothing except scratch pad and calculator. No mobile phones, no PDAs, no pencil-paper, no bags...

    zieglers

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