Re: Passed 220-231 and 220-232 with perfect 900 scores!

Discussion in 'A+ Certification' started by Paisleyskye, Nov 19, 2003.

  1. Paisleyskye

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    Congrats on the pass!
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    "HeeD" <> wrote in message
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    > Last week I passed 220-231 A+ Linear Core Hardware (2001 Objectives)
    >
    > Score was 900
    >
    > Yesterday I passed 220-232 A+ Linear OS (2001 Objectives)
    >
    > 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.
    >
    > 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!!!
    >
    > 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 :)
    >
    > 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.
    >
    > 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!
    >
    > Did anyone else get 900 on both exams?
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    Paisleyskye, Nov 19, 2003
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