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Drew Dawg 11-20-2003 01:36 AM

Re: Passed 220-231 and 220-232 with perfect 900 scores!
 
Congrats!
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Drew Dawg
A+ Certified Technician
Drew_Troup@nospamforyou.yahoo.guess


HeeD wrote:
> Last week I passed 220-231 A+ Linear Core Hardware (2001 Objectives)
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> Score was 900
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> Yesterday I passed 220-232 A+ Linear OS (2001 Objectives)
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> Score was 900 again!!!
>
> Although I got the highest score possible for each exam, I know for sure
> that I answered some non-beta questions incorrectly - especially in the OS
> exam.
> The report on the 220-231 listed some problem areas like printers for
> example, but still gave me a score of 900. The 220-232 said nothing like
> that.
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> I am not complaining, but I find it strange how the scoring works. Does
> anyone have a clue how once can get a 900 without answering every question
> correctly? I almost thought there was a glitch in the scoring and they are
> handing out 900's!!!
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> I found the Hardware to be easier than the OS. The OS exam had some sneaky
> questions in i and. I was nervous after the first 15-20 questions because I
> felt I had gotten most of them incorrect - obviously I didn't do as bad as I
> was thinking :)
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> I studied for a couple weeks using Mike Myers 4th edition and I read it
> cover to cover. It is a good book but there were some questions on the exams
> that I don't remember being mentioned in the book at all (questions on
> Win95, NT). I have over 20 years experience in computers, which I believe
> helped more than any book will, but I still needed to become familiar with
> the A+ exams.
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> I was also very surprised at the exam itself - seemed very Windows 3.1-ish!.
> After taking some practice exams that came with the Mike Myers book and some
> others I found online I felt they were real cheap. Little did I know that
> the exams themselves were also very cheap-looking, if not worse!
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> Did anyone else get 900 on both exams?
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