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Old 07-25-2014, 11:50 AM
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So I decided to put the quiz questions into Excel, as the OP did. But the question bank appears to have changed since then. I thought it might be helpful to post updated numbers for how many questions I found. I typically kept repeating until I got a quiz with all repeated questions (sometimes taking an additional quiz for confirmation). I do not guarantee that I have seen every question, but I should have most of them. I just started the 6th assignment, but I will edit/update this post as I go through more assignments.

ASSIGNMENT 01 (60 TOTAL): 08, 09, 05, 03, 11, 03, 13, 08
ASSIGNMENT 02 (29 TOTAL): 11, 06, 07, 05
ASSIGNMENT 03 (27 TOTAL): 03, 10, 04, 10
ASSIGNMENT 04 (22 TOTAL): 09, 05, 03, 05
ASSIGNMENT 05 (52 TOTAL): 07, 07, 15, 09, 05, 09
ASSIGNMENT 06 (75 TOTAL): 12, 11, 12, 23, 17
ASSIGNMENT 07 (68 TOTAL): 06, 11, 28, 11, 12
ASSIGNMENT 08 (65 TOTAL): 12, 14, 05, 07, 08, 11, 08
ASSIGNMENT 09 (44 TOTAL): 08, 04, 03, 03, 04, 07, 06, 06, 03


The bold number indicate ones where I did not match the OP. Some were less, and a few were more.

I just finished Assignment 1. The questions I got were: 08, 09, 06, 03, 13, 03, 13, 23.

They have so many questions on the risk management techniques in Objective 8!
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Old 07-25-2014, 04:00 PM
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I was afraid that would happen. I was less diligent about the first 2 or 3 assignments (after that, if the original list had more or the likelihood of randomly drawing already used questions seemed high, I'd wait to get 2 or 3 quizzes in a row with no new questions).

And now I get to look forward to searching for more assignment 1 questions this weekend.



Thank you for pointing out that I missed some!
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Currently in the middle of assignment 9. Would I be able to get away with just reading the review notes book instead of the actual text? Time is kind of a big factor right now.
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Currently in the middle of assignment 9. Would I be able to get away with just reading the review notes book instead of the actual text? Time is kind of a big factor right now.
Honestly, if you are that pressed for time, I would read the review notes, and then take the end of lesson quizzes. It's not a perfect method (I'm sure you can miss a lot that way), but it should help you identify which sections you really need to read the text for.

But this board seems really slow, so I don't know how long it would take to get an answer from someone who has actually taken the exam.
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Currently in the middle of assignment 9. Would I be able to get away with just reading the review notes book instead of the actual text? Time is kind of a big factor right now.
I'm at that point too. About 350 pages left, it's going to be a close call to finish it.

Right now I've stopped to do all of the quizzes, and they're surprisingly easy. I just wonder how the actual exam will compare.
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I just finished Assignment 1. The questions I got were: 08, 09, 06, 03, 13, 03, 13, 23.

They have so many questions on the risk management techniques in Objective 8!
ASSIGNMENT 01 (76 TOTAL): 08, 09, 06, 03, 11, 03, 13, 23
ASSIGNMENT 02 (29 TOTAL): 11, 06, 07, 05
ASSIGNMENT 03 (27 TOTAL): 03, 10, 04, 10
ASSIGNMENT 04 (22 TOTAL): 09, 05, 03, 05
ASSIGNMENT 05 (52 TOTAL): 07, 07, 15, 09, 05, 09
ASSIGNMENT 06 (75 TOTAL): 12, 11, 12, 23, 17
ASSIGNMENT 07 (68 TOTAL): 06, 11, 28, 11, 12
ASSIGNMENT 08 (65 TOTAL): 12, 14, 05, 07, 08, 11, 08
ASSIGNMENT 09 (44 TOTAL): 08, 04, 03, 03, 04, 07, 06, 06, 03
ASSIGNMENT 10 (52 TOTAL): 05, 05, 04, 05, 04, 12, 17
ASSIGNMENT 11 (61 TOTAL): 12, 11, 10, 14, 14
ASSIGNMENT 12 (88 TOTAL): *32*, 14, 19, 18, 05 (I added a red line in my notes for the first module. I think that meant I stopped looking for what may have been 1 more, because with 32 questions it seemed like the probability of getting that 1 question was low)
ASSIGNMENT 13 (41 TOTAL): 06, 06, 06, 06, 04, 04, 05, 04
ASSIGNMENT 14 (26 TOTAL): 06, 07, 05, 06, 02
ASSIGNMENT 15 (34 TOTAL): 14, 07, *13* (For the third module, the quiz was three questions long, and I was still getting new questions fairly regularly. But I didn't think it was difficult enough to call for looking for more problems to practice. There are at least 13 question, but I have no motivation to find more.)
ASSIGNMENT 16 (73 TOTAL): 07, 06, 05, 06, 06, 06, 06, 06, 06, 06, 13

I have no idea if the last module in assignment 16 has three questions. It is 3 questions at a time and I don't know that I will ever care enough to be sure I got them all.

I would not be overly surprised if I am missing some (Time is getting to be an issue), but since I am also finding some sections to have more than originally indicated, I wanted to continue sharing my numbers.

Bolded numbers are ones where my numbers are different than the original file. Number in italics are ones where EKtheSage found additional questions that I missed that I haven't confirmed yet (less about doubting his numbers than an indication for myself to go back to those sections if I have time).

If someone tells me how to add spoiler tags, I'll include the original numbers in a spoiler for easier reference.

Last edited by MuggleActuary; 07-31-2014 at 07:59 PM.. Reason: More assignments completed. Also this quiz setup is infuriating.
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I'm in the middle of reading Assignment 12 right now and my exam is in two days lol..

I've only gone through half of Assignment 6 with the review notes and quizzes.

Should I just keep reading the text up to my exam or just focus on the review notes/quizzes?

Assume I have no prior knowledge of the material. Also it seems like a lot of the quiz questions not pertaining to specific knowledge of things (like ISO 3000000:2009, types of insurers, etc.) can be answered with common sense.
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I'm in the middle of reading Assignment 12 right now and my exam is in two days lol..

I've only gone through half of Assignment 6 with the review notes and quizzes.

Should I just keep reading the text up to my exam or just focus on the review notes/quizzes?

Assume I have no prior knowledge of the material. Also it seems like a lot of the quiz questions not pertaining to specific knowledge of things (like ISO 3000000:2009, types of insurers, etc.) can be answered with common sense.
Some can be answered with common sense, some can't. You should pay a lot of attention to Chapter 13, which is the reinsurance chapter. They can test your knowledge of the ins and outs of the different types of reinsurance. Plow through all the rest of the material, then spend the day before crunching tests.
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ASSIGNMENT 01 (76 TOTAL): 08, 09, 06, 03, 11, 03, 13, 23
ASSIGNMENT 02 (29 TOTAL): 11, 06, 07, 05
ASSIGNMENT 03 (27 TOTAL): 03, 10, 04, 10
ASSIGNMENT 04 (22 TOTAL): 09, 05, 03, 05
ASSIGNMENT 05 (52 TOTAL): 07, 07, 15, 09, 05, 09
ASSIGNMENT 06 (75 TOTAL): 12, 11, 12, 23, 17
ASSIGNMENT 07 (68 TOTAL): 06, 11, 28, 11, 12
ASSIGNMENT 08 (65 TOTAL): 12, 14, 05, 07, 08, 11, 08
ASSIGNMENT 09 (44 TOTAL): 08, 04, 03, 03, 04, 07, 06, 06, 03
ASSIGNMENT 10 (52 TOTAL): 05, 05, 04, 05, 04, 12, 17
ASSIGNMENT 11 (61 TOTAL): 12, 11, 10, 14, 14
ASSIGNMENT 12 (88 TOTAL): *32*, 14, 19, 18, 05 (I added a red line in my notes for the first module. I think that meant I stopped looking for what may have been 1 more, because with 32 questions it seemed like the probability of getting that 1 question was low)
ASSIGNMENT 13 (41 TOTAL): 06, 06, 06, 06, 04, 04, 05, 04
ASSIGNMENT 14 (26 TOTAL): 06, 07, 05, 06, 02
ASSIGNMENT 15 (34 TOTAL): 14, 07, *13* (For the third module, the quiz was three questions long, and I was still getting new questions fairly regularly. But I didn't think it was difficult enough to call for looking for more problems to practice. There are at least 13 question, but I have no motivation to find more.)
ASSIGNMENT 16 (73 TOTAL): 07, 06, 05, 06, 06, 06, 06, 06, 06, 06, 13

I have no idea if the last module in assignment 16 has three questions. It is 3 questions at a time and I don't know that I will ever care enough to be sure I got them all.

I would not be overly surprised if I am missing some (Time is getting to be an issue), but since I am also finding some sections to have more than originally indicated, I wanted to continue sharing my numbers.

Bolded numbers are ones where my numbers are different than the original file. Number in italics are ones where EKtheSage found additional questions that I missed that I haven't confirmed yet (less about doubting his numbers than an indication for myself to go back to those sections if I have time).

If someone tells me how to add spoiler tags, I'll include the original numbers in a spoiler for easier reference.
Sorry about that, I went back and realized I mixed up the questions between Assignment1 Module8 and Assignment2 Module1. 1-8 should have 8 questions, and 2-1 should have 12 questions.

When I first copied the questions down to Excel, I didn't bother tracking which module they came from, so now I am trying to match the number of questions I have in each module to what is listed here. Usually it is pretty easy to identify which questions are from the modules, but 1-8 and 2-1 questions look pretty similar in terms of things being asked.
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I just wanted to say (for those who read this thread for future sittings) that I let myself get really worried because the posts here said that the real exam was more difficult than the practice problems.

Personally, I didn't find that to be the case. There did seem to be more questions where two of the answers seemed to fit (or be true statements), but if I reread the question itself, only one of those true facts was actually relevant to what was being asked. So you need to read more carefully. But I found the questions to be reasonable, and did better on the exam than any random set of 75 questions I had practiced with.

That being said, studying is going to take you longer than you think it will. I am a pretty fast reader, and it still felt like I took forever to get through it all. So be sure to leave yourself enough time to get through the material, and when taking the quizzes, try to understand why the wrong answers are wrong, not just why the right answers are right. If you do that, Course 1 should be fairly painless.
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