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Who is the CSM exam set by?

The Test is set by the Scrum Alliance, ensuring standards are consistent all over the world.

Where do I take the CSM Exam / Test ?

The test is ONLINE you should aim to have a very stable connection to the internet.

What format does the CSM exam take?

It is multiple choice – there are 4 choices but only ONE correct choice.

How many questions in the CSM exam?

There are 50 questions for everyone.

Whats the pass mark on the CSM exam?

The pass rate is 37 correct out of 50.

Are any question scenario based in the CSM exam?

Yes, but there is a mixture of questions. If you have the Scrum Guide printed and with added notes (we ask you to do this for tomorrow afternoon), you will be fine.

Will everyone get the same questions?

No, there is a pool of 150 questions, but all aspects of the course are covered in every Test.

What is the time limit for the CSM exam?

YES! The time box is 60 minutes – so 50 questions in 60 minutes!

Will the test be moderated?

No! The test is OPEN BOOK. But remember you only have 60 minutes for those 50 questions, if you look up every single thing in great detail you will run out of time.

What happens if I don’t pass – maybe because I run out of time?

You have TWO CHANCES to pass, if re-taking..., do it AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.


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