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rslade
Influencer II

Practice Questions

Right.

 

For (and from) all the newbies out there who want help for studying, there have been numerous questions about, well, questions.  As in, "what's the best set of practice questions to use while studying for the exam?"

 

The answer is, none of them.

 

I have looked at an awful lot of practice question sets, and they are uniformly awful.  Most try to be "hard" by bringing in trivia: that is not representative of the exam.  Most concentrate on a bunch of facts: that is not representative of the exam.

 

So, from my own stash, collected and developed over the decades, I'm going to give you some samples that do represent the types of questions that you will probably see on the exam.  Note that none of these questions will appear on the exam.  You can't pass the CISSP exam by memorizing a brain dump.  These will just give you a feel.

 

For each question I'll give the answer, what type of question this represents, and possibly ways to approach this type of question.

 

I'll be doing this over time, "replying" to this post to add questions.  Others are free to add sample questions if they wish, but be ready to be (possibly severely) critiqued.


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Jfordbos
Newcomer I

I am using 'all in one' and expect/hope that it will be 'all I need' (at least as the PRIMARY study source I've been using). The other source is the ISC2 CISSP CBK book.  Taking exam tomorrow (2nd attempt), feeling at least 70% totally confident.    😉

Jfordbos
Newcomer I

Provisionally passed the exam yesterday. Thank you to Rob Slade for these sample questions and also for Rob’s YouTube series that are in progress currently. Any and all sources of study are valuable, but nothing can completely prepare you for the types of questions you’ll see on the exam, not to mention their respective answer choices which can indeed be maddening. Good luck to all!