This is one of the items that is tested in your Windows 8 App when you use the WACK.

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Suspends and resumes in allotted times

An application has five seconds to save state after the suspending event fires.
The application should resume just as efficiently.
References:
Optimizing your app's lifecycle

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Optimizing your app's lifecycle

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Optimizing your app's lifecycle