Q. What is the 70-516-CSHARP exam?
A. TS: Accessing Data with Microsoft .NET Framework 4 exam is for the candidates who use Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 and ADO.NET 4 to develop the data access layer of an application.
Q. What are the prerequisites for the 70-516-CSHARP exam?
A. Candidates for this exam should have a minimum of two to three years of experience developing application components that interact with a variety of data sources. Moreover, candidates should have a minimum of one to two years of experience using a relational database management system. Candidates should also have a good grasp of the following:
- ADO.NET 4 coding techniques and framework components
- ADO.NET Data Services LINQ
- LINQ to SQL
- Entity Framework technologies
- Structured Query Language (SQL)
- stored procedures
- Database Structures/Schemas (Object) XML
Q. What credit does the 70-516-CSHARP exam provide?
A. The TS: Accessing Data with Microsoft .NET Framework 4 exam counts as a credit towards MCPD: Windows Developer 4 and MCPD: Web Developer 4 certification.
Q. What certificate does it provide?
A. This exam provides the MCTS certificate.
Q. How many questions are asked in the test?
A. You will be required to attempt approximately 55 questions.
Q. What is the duration of the test?
A. Users are required to attempt all questions in 120 minutes.
Q. Which type of the test is it? (Adaptive/Linear)
Q. What is the passing score?
A. 700 out of 1000
Q. What is the test retake policy?
A. Candidates can retake the exam after at least 24 hours for the first time and after 14 days for the second time. A candidate is allowed to take a given exam not more than five times per calendar year.
Q. What to expect in the 70-516-CSHARP exam?
A. This exam consists of multiple-choice, drag and drop, reorder, and hot-spot type questions.
Q. What are the code languages available for the 70-516-CSHARP exam?
A. Visual Basic .NET and C#
Q. What are the skills being measured for the 70-516-CSHARP exam?
A. The skills measured in this exam are as follows:
- Modeling Data
- Managing Connections and Context
- Querying Data
- Manipulating Data
- Developing and Deploying Reliable Applications
Q. Where to take the test?
A. All Microsoft certified professional exams are conducted by Prometric.
Q. How do I register for an 70-516-CSHARP exam?
A. You can register online or by phone. If you register by phone, the following information should be kept ready:
- MCP ID number or Prometric ID number (If you do not yet have one, you will be assigned a Prometric ID number.)
- Mailing address and phone number
- E-mail address
- Organization or company name
- Method of payment (credit card number, check, voucher number, or promotional code)