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Clock Shorter blocks leads to longer break time?

In real exam, will the time you left in the tutorial and each block be added to your break time?
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Yes. Your break time will increase if you skip or shorten the tutorial and if you finish the blocks before the one hour limit.

However, it's not recommended that you intentionally do that. I mean you shouldn't be running through your block just to gain extra break time.

Moreover, most exam takers will eventually need the entire 60 minutes to finish the block and often may end up short of time.

Check the Break-Time- tag link at the bottom of the thread for more about your break time management.

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