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FINRA Series 4 Exam Prep & Study Materials
The Series 4 Exam is required of individuals functioning as options principals, compliance registered options principals, or senior registered options principals.
- Series 4 Textbook (Physical & Electronic Versions)
- Online & Printable Practice Exams
- 3+ hrs of Video Lectures
- Mobile App for offline training (iPhone & iPad)
- Downloadable Class Supplements
- Personal Instructor Support
About the Exam:
Number of Questions: 125 scored question (plus 10 ungraded experimental questions).
Exam Structure: 1 session covering all topics. All questions are multiple choice.
Prerequisites: S7, S17, S37, S38, or S62
Time to Complete: 3 hours and 15 minutes
Passing Score: 72%
Recommended Study Time: 50 - 60 hours
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You should plan on completing about 600 practice questions online prior to taking the exam. If your scores are not within passing range at that point, you may need to complete more questions.
Most students are able to finish the exam within the alloted time, without being rushed.
Though it is not mandatory to read the material before coming to class, doing so will enable you to reinforce the concepts discussed in the book. If you have not read the material prior to class you will need more time after class to prepare before you take the examination.
Assuming you are working full time while preparing for the examination, you should allow yourself 2-3 weeks to read through the material and another 1-2 weeks to complete practice exams. You should attend the live class or receive private instruction one to two weeks before taking the examination. The total study time is typically three to five weeks.