The CISSP is a 250-question, multiple-choice test. You have six hours to complete it. It’s not like any college final I ever took, though cramming all of finals week into a six-hour session is almost a fair comparison.
I’m not a lawyer, so I’ve never taken the bar exam. But the multiple-choice MBE, which is a 200-question, six-hour test, might be a fair comparison.
It took me a little over four hours to finish the test. I was paying more attention to the test than I was to how many people finished before me, but there weren’t many. It’s not just a knowledge test; it’s also an endurance test.
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