The objectives for the Sun Certified Programmer for Java 2 Platform Upgrade Exam (code CX-310-036) are defined by Sun, and can be found at:
This exam can be taken by individuals who have passed a previous version of the programmer exam. The exam consists of 33 multiple-choice questions, which must be answered in 75 minutes. Seventeen questions (51%) must be answered correctly in order to pass. In the United States, the price of the exam is USD 100.
The objectives (Copyright 2003, Sun Microsystems, Inc.) are organized in sections, and each section is reproduced verbatim in this appendix. The upgrade exam is a subset of the regular programmer exam. For each section, we have provided references to where the relevant material is covered in the book.