CompTIA's IT Fundamentals+ certification demonstrates general knowledge of computer components, operating systems and networks. The quiz below, from McGraw Hill's certification guide, will help you prepare for the exam.
CompTIA certifications enable techs to offer proof of competency in a variety of technology fields. But earning those certifications takes time and commitment. Most commonly, the successful candidate is a working tech already who wants to prove merit to an employer. But what about people who might want to become a tech but aren't there already?
The CompTIA IT Fundamentals+ (ITF+) certification covers entry-level IT subjects and demonstrates a solid, general knowledge of modern computing devices. The successful candidate can discuss basic computer components and put together a personal computer, install software for productivity, connect the computer to a network, explain basic security, and communicate the essentials of safety and maintenance. In short, a successful CompTIA IT Fundamentals+ certification recipient can handle a variety of computing devices competently.
People pursue the CompTIA ITF+ certification for a couple of reasons. First, CompTIA IT Fundamentals+ establishes a baseline core of computing knowledge for everyone. The certification also creates an entry point for people who think they might want to become a tech. To take the exam successfully, you'll need a working knowledge of computer components, operating systems, and networks.
The book ITF+ CompTIA IT Fundamentals All-in-One Exam Guide, Second Edition, published by McGraw-Hill Education, provides a guide to the topics covered by the ITF certification exam, organized in four parts, along with possible exam questions to test your knowledge. The 20 questions below provide just a sampling from each part to help you gauge your readiness and identify areas of study.