CompTIA A+ Essentials (220-701) measures the necessary competencies of an entry to mid level IT network professionals with a recommended 500 hours of hands-on experience in the lab or field. 220-701 Exam tests for technical understanding of computer technology, networking and security, as well as the communication skills and professionalism now required of all Computer jobs.
The A+ Essentials Exam
- Exam Name: A+ Essentials
- Exam Number: 220-701
- Questions: 100
- Time allowed: 90 Minutes
- Passing Score: 675
- Exam Cost: $173
A+ Essentials 220-701 Objectives
- Hardware 27%
- Troubleshooting, Repair & Maintenance 20%
- Operating System and Software 20%
- Networking 15%
- Security 8%
- Operational Procedure 10%
The passing score of 675 can be roughly equated to answering 72% correct on the 220-701 exam. Sound a bit low? Well, keep in mind that the CompTia A+ Essentials 220-701 is the first test that most IT Professionals take. While not a cake walk, most people pass on the first try; the test is designed in such a way as to facilitate first time passing. Take a look at a couple sample A+ Essentials Questions below
In Windows 7, which of the following command-line utilities is used to verify the integrity of protected system files? A. Expand
Answer: B. SFC
Which component supplies power to the CMOS when the computer is off?
A. Lithium battery
C. Power supply
Answer: A. Lithium battery
As you can see the questions are very short and simple. This is one of the easiest Computer Exams that you will take ever. The main thing to passing the exam is just reading over a book on A+ Essentials and listening to alot of A+ Questions and Answers.