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Contents

- How many options questions are on the Series 7 top-off?
- How hard is the Series 7 top-off exam?
- What percentage of people pass the Series 7 top-off?
- Is the Series 7 top-off harder than the SIE?
- How long does it take to study for Series 7 top off?
- Do you get Series 7 results immediately?
- How many people pass the Series 7 on the first try?
- Which FINRA exam is the hardest?
- What percentage of people pass the Series 7 on the first try?
- Is there a lot of math on Series 7?
- Why do I keep failing the Series 7?
- Is Series 7 or 63 Harder?
- How many margin questions are on the Series 7?
- What percentage of people pass the Series 7 on the first try?
- How many practice questions should you do for the Series 7?
- What percentage of people pass the Series 7 exam on the first try?
- What happens if you fail the Series 7 3 times?
- Is Series 7 or 63 Harder?

## How many options questions are on the Series 7 top-off?

10-15 options questions

The Series 7 top-off exam typically includes **10-15** options questions. That’s about 10% of the 125 questions that comprise the exam. While most options questions are straightforward, you can expect a handful to demand a higher level of options skill.

## How hard is the Series 7 top-off exam?

Is the Series 7 Exam Difficult? Clocking in at 125 questions to be answered in three hours and 45 minutes, **the Series 7 exam is considered the most difficult of all the securities licensing exams**. The minimum passing score is 72, which may not seem that difficult.

## What percentage of people pass the Series 7 top-off?

What Is the Pass Rate of the Series 7 Top-Off? The pass rate for the Series 7 top-off exam is **72%**. Scores are adjusted through a process called equating, which takes into account the difficulty of the unique mix of questions on different exams. This way everyone tests on a level playing field.

## Is the Series 7 top-off harder than the SIE?

According to most students, **the Series 7 is quite challenging, and is more difficult than the SIE**. This might be because the Series 7 has significantly more depth in options. Also, the product questions are more application/suitability-based, whereas the SIE focuses more on the definitional treatment of products.

## How long does it take to study for Series 7 top off?

80-100 hours

You need to spend **80-100 hours** studying for the FINRA Series 7 exam if you have a finance background and about 150 if you don’t. The first thing you should do is lay out a study plan that ensures you put those hours in. Give yourself enough time to take breaks from study to let concepts percolate.

## Do you get Series 7 results immediately?

**Within three business days**, your test results will be validated, emailed to the address provided at the time of scheduling and posted to FINRA’s systems.

## How many people pass the Series 7 on the first try?

The overall Series 7 exam pass rate is approximately **65%**. However, this number can vary depending on the specific administration of the test, as well as the difficulty level of the questions.

## Which FINRA exam is the hardest?

The Series 7 exam

The **Series 7 exam** is often considered the most difficult securities licensing exam. But, the answer is up to you.

## What percentage of people pass the Series 7 on the first try?

On average, the pass rate for the Series 7 exam is around 65%. Comparatively, about 86% of candidates pass the Series 63 on their first attempt.

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## Is there a lot of math on Series 7?

The exam is approximately 30% math (e.g. options, margin and convertible bonds).

## Why do I keep failing the Series 7?

Some test takers fail the Series 7 exam because **they spend too much time on reading and memorizing calculations and concepts**. In this article that lists 7 strategies for passing the Series 7 exam, it says to balance studying between manuals and practice questions, which is sound advice for first-time exam takers.

## Is Series 7 or 63 Harder?

A Series 7 license allows agents of financial representatives the ability to sell a greater range of securities. Though the **Series 6 or Series 63 exams are easier**, they are smaller in scope and do not allow license holders to transact using as many securities.

## How many margin questions are on the Series 7?

Remember that margin account questions do not make up a large percentage of the Series 7 Exam. Of the total **125 questions**, you’re likely to see no more than 5-7 on this topic, and most will be on long margin accounts with only 1 or 2 on short margin accounting.

## What percentage of people pass the Series 7 on the first try?

around 65%

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) does not report on a Series 7 exam pass rate, but the Series 7 pass rate is estimated to be around **65%**. With 3 hours and 45 minutes to complete 125 questions at a required score of 72%, the Series 7 exam doesn’t offer a large margin for error.

## How many practice questions should you do for the Series 7?

If you can **average about 100 questions per day for the first two weeks, and then ramp up to about 150 questions per day towards the last week**, that should put you on track to getting enough questions in order to prepare you to pass. As mentioned above though, in the end, it all boils down to your scores.

## What percentage of people pass the Series 7 exam on the first try?

65%

Around 6.5 out of 10 people, or **65%**, will pass the Series 7 exam on the first try. The first-time pass rate for the Series 7 has been between 60% and 70% for the past few years.

## What happens if you fail the Series 7 3 times?

A candidate can take the Series 7 exam as many times as they like; however, for the first three times, the candidate has to wait 30 days before trying again; **after the first three attempts, the candidate has to wait six months**.

## Is Series 7 or 63 Harder?

A Series 7 license allows agents of financial representatives the ability to sell a greater range of securities. Though the **Series 6 or Series 63 exams are easier**, they are smaller in scope and do not allow license holders to transact using as many securities.