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Regarding OliverLehmann sample questions 14 years 8 months ago #715

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Hi Cornelius,

This is a question regarding Oliver lehmann Sample questions available at

I tried to solve the questions and managed to get passing marks as well (Above 75%) but don't you think its too difficult and many terms from outside PMBOK. Looks like Oliver is trying to sell "Difficult is classy and sells" approach.

I have had real difficulty solving these questions and anyhow completed these questions. My exams are a week away and i am scoring above 80% marks consistently in sample questions but this test has shaken my confidence and i am seriously nervous.

Please show some light.

Praveen Kumar

Re:Regarding OliverLehmann sample questions 14 years 8 months ago #720

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Oliver Lehman is a very experienced PMP exam trainer. However, I personally feel that his sample questions are quite difficult and often go beyond the requirements of the PMP Exam. So don't worry too much about your results on these questions.

The fact that he uses concepts from outside the PMBOK Guide is OK. The PMP exam uses about 75% of concepts from the PMBOK Guide. PMI doesn't tell us where the other 25% are coming from. So they may come from anywhere.

Overall I wouldn't worry too much about it.
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