Novell offers two basic formats of exams: Practicum Tests and Traditional Tests.
The Novell Practicum, is designed to be extremely rigorous. It tests your working skills, not just your testing skills. The biggest problem in the industry is a shortage of skilled IT professionals. Bottom line is that employers are looking for individuals with experience, knowledge, and proven IT skills. Employees, and potential employees, need a way to prove that they are the best at what they do.
Traditional tests typically contain 60-70 test items and deliver the same set of questions to every test taker, regardless of the test taker’s level of knowledge or proficiency. Your score on a traditional test depends on the number of questions you answer correctly. If you know a great deal about a topic, you can expect to answer more questions correctly than someone who knows less. Traditional tests have a long history and have proven very useful.
For a complete lists of Novell exams and an explanation of test formats and other information visit the Novell Test Information page. http://www.novell.com/training/testinfo/testdata.html