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Correct answers: 27
I was really hoping for more replies. I assume the pass mark was 28. So I was wondering if someone scored 28 correct and got a 6.
01-10-2002, 01:09 PM
I'm not any help. Got 29 right, 11 wrong. 4 felt pretty sure of. 6 guesses. Scored a 7. Thought the pass mark was 30 for some reason.
01-10-2002, 02:08 PM
From another board it has been concluded that the pass mark was 31...
01-10-2002, 02:18 PM
I wasn't convinced from the other thread that 31 was the passing score.
I got 31 correct, missed 10, and guessed on 9.
My score was a 7.
If 31 is the passing score, then I have inferred that 35 would be necessary for a 7. That would mean I guessed correctly on 4 (or more) out of 9, which I believe has a probability of .086. Possible, I suppose, but not likely, of course.
01-10-2002, 02:37 PM
I guessed 2 out of 4 correctly. what's the probability of that? j/k.
31 was an estimate... maybe 30, but almost defintely no less.
does your count take into account the altered questions...particularly the one where all answers were counted?
01-17-2002, 09:09 AM
Ya'll need to remember that different problems have a different difficulty ranking and that can affect your score.
I stored my answers in my calculator and transcribed them after the exam. I got 32 right, including #2 which was given as correct for all. I got a 6. Someone earlier on the board said they got 29 right and scored a 7. Some of the 29 they got right must have had a greater difficulty rating which would lead to a higher score.
01-17-2002, 09:30 AM
Nope... the difficulty ranking does not affect your score. The difficulty ranking is only used to determine the pass mark. All non-defective questions have equal weight. The only thing that may affect your score is a defective question. "In this situation, the individual examination chairperson may examine the examination books of candidates with the highest failing scores to see if credit should be granted for work on the defective question."
From page 15 of the Basic Education Catalog (2002).
01-17-2002, 09:32 AM
Then how is it possible that I got 32 questions right, including #2 which was given as correct for all, and got a 6 while someone else got 29 correct and got a 7?
01-17-2002, 09:36 AM
Nobody got 29 right on exam 2 and scored a 7.
01-17-2002, 09:37 AM
I think it's more possible that the person claiming to have 29 correct and a score of 7 is mistaken about his score.
01-17-2002, 09:39 AM
I said that I got 29 right, 11 wrong, and there were 10 others. Some I guessed, and some were more educated guesses, therefore I got enough correct to make my score 29 + X equal to a 7.
01-17-2002, 09:45 AM
Okay 3rookie. I misread your post. You didn't save your answers to check them later on?
01-17-2002, 10:11 AM
No HL. The last thing on my mind was saving my answers as time was winding down. Previous posts have the pass mark at 30 or 31. A few more accurate scores posted should reveal the pass mark.
01-17-2002, 10:16 AM
Actually, if the first post is correct, then 31 could not be the pass mark. But then you have asd1 saying he/she got 36 right and scored an 8, which means 30 isn't right either.
01-17-2002, 10:29 AM
We know it has to be somewhere in between 27 and 32 if the first post is correct.
I have deliberately stored my answers because in the past I've found that it helps me target my weaknesses in the event I don't pass. It also helps me if I have to argue the correctness of an answer with the SOA. Not everyone does this, I know. I've found it to be useful however.
01-17-2002, 01:41 PM
I also got 27 correct and scored a 5.
01-18-2002, 09:14 AM
From what you guys are saying 30 seems to be about right:
30*.5 => 15 =>1
30*.6 => 18 =>2
30*.7 => 21 =>3
30*.8 => 24 =>4
30*.9 => 27 =>5
30*1 => 30 =>6
30*1.1 => 33 =>7
30*1.2 => 36 =>8
30*1.3 => 39 =>9
30*1.4 => 42 =>10
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