Certification Central: Free Practice Tests

 
 
By eweek  |  Posted 2002-07-31 Print this article Print
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Why spend thousands on special "pay and pass" certification study courses when the Web is full of free practice tests? Search below for links to free tests organized by skill set and certification. (Note: Weve tried to exclude so-called "brain dump" sites that appropriate tests directly from official cert tests. Please drop us a note if you spot brain dumps here or if you know of sites that should be added to this list. Thanks.) Certifications Offered by Cisco:
CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate)
CCNP (Cisco Certified Network Professional
CCDA (Cisco Certified Design Associate)
CCDP (Cisco Certified Design Professional)
CCIE (Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert)
Certifications Offered by Comptia: A+
Network+
I-Net+ Linux Certifications: Linux+ (Comptia)
Red Hat Certified Engineer
Linux Professional Institute Certifications Offered by Microsoft: (Test questions for MCSE, MCSA, MCSD, MCAD, etc.) Certifications Offered by Novell: (Test questions for CNE, Certified Netware Associate, Master CNE, etc.) Certifications Offered by Oracle: (Test questions for Oracle Certified Database Associate, Oracle Certified Database Master, etc.) Project Management: Project Management Institute PMP Security: (ISC)2 CISSP

CCNA

Test Providers Type of Provider Number of Questions Registration Required?
CertTutor.Net Independent 81 Yes
2000Trainers.com Independent Various exams, each 10 questions No
CertYourself.com Independent Various exams, 15-40 questions No
mcmcse.com Independent 50 No
GoCertify.com Independent 20 No
Techskills.com Testing vendor 51 No
BeachFront Direct Testing vendor 100 Yes

CCNP

Test Providers Type of Provider Number of Questions Registration Required?
mcmcse.com Independent 50 routing questions, 50 switching questions No
CertYourself.com Independent Various exams, each 20 questions No
BeachFront Direct Testing vendor 200 Yes
Cram4Exams Independent Various exams, each 10 questions No
Boson Software Inc. Testing vendor 6 exams, 20 questions each No
SimulationExams.com Testing vendor 50 No
Techskills.com Testing vendor Various exams 50-60 questions No

CCDA

Test Providers Type of Provider Number of Questions Registration Required?
MeasureUp Inc. Testing vendor 10 Yes
Cram4Exams Independent Various exams, each 10 questions No
CCPrep.com Testing vendor 10 No
Boson Software Inc. Testing vendor 2 exams, 20 questions each No
CertYourself.com Independent 3 exams, 20 questions each No

CCDP

Test Providers Type of Provider Number of Questions Registration Required?
Boson Software Inc. Testing vendor 2 exams, 20 questions each No

CCIE

Test Providers Type of Provider Number of Questions Registration Required?
CCPrep.com Testing vendor 10 No
Boson Software Inc. Testing vendor 4 exams, 20 questions each No
Cram4Exams Independent Various exams, each 10 questions No
mcmcse.com Independent 50 No
GoCertify.com Independent 16 scenerios No

A+

Test Providers Type of Provider Number of Questions Registration Required?
Techskills.com Testing vendor 2 tests, each 70 questions No
MeasureUp Inc. Testing vendor 3 tests, each 10 questions No
CertificationCorner Testing vendor 2 tests, each 20 questions No
Boson Software Inc. Testing vendor 2 tests, each 12 questions No
BeachFront Direct Testing vendor 100 Yes
Cram4Exams Independent 3 exams, each 10 questions No
StudyNotes Independent 6 exams, 10-27 questions Yes
CertYourself.com Independent Various tests, 10-50 questions Some yes, some no
GoCertify.com Independent 25 No
LearnThat.com Independent 3 tests, 30-40 questions No
mcmcse.com Independent 2 tests, 40 and 90 questions No
Certify.com Testing vendor Two tests, 10 questions each No

Network+

Test Providers Type of Provider Number of Questions Registration Required?
CertYourself.com Independent 3 tests, 15-20 questions Yes
Techskills.com Testing vendor 71 No
LearnThat.com Independent 47 No
SimulationExams.com Testing vendor 10 No
mcmcse.com Independent 80 No
MeasureUp Inc. Testing vendor 10 Yes
StudyNotes Independent 4 tests, each 20 questions Yes
Boson Software Inc. Testing vendor 12 No
BeachFront Direct Testing vendor 100 No
Certify.com Testing vendor 10 No

I-Net+

Test Providers Type of Provider Number of Questions Registration Required?
Cram4Exams Independent 10 No
Techskills.com Testing vendor 71 No
mcmcse.com Independent 36 No
CertYourself.com Independent 20 No
Boson Software Inc. Testing vendor 12 No
MeasureUp Inc. Testing vendor 10 Yes
SimulationExams.com Testing vendor 10 No
Techskills.com Testing vendor 51 No
Certify.com Testing vendor 10 No

Linux+

Test Providers Type of Provider Number of Questions Registration Required?
MeasureUp Inc. Testing vendor 10 No
Boson Software Inc. Testing vendor 12 No

Red Hat Certified Engineer

Test Providers Type of Provider Number of Questions Registration Required?
Boson Software Inc. Testing vendor 12 No
RHCE2B.com Independent 10 No

Linux Professional Institute

Test Providers Type of Provider Number of Questions Registration Required?
Boson Software Inc. Testing vendor 12 No
Cert21.com Testing vendor 2 tests, each 20 questions Yes

(Test questions for MCSE, MCSA, MCSD, MCAD, etc.)

Test Providers Type of Provider Number of Questions Registration Required?
Whizlabs Testing vendor Several 30-question demo tests Yes
CertYourself.com Independent Several tests with 12-23 questions No
Thebesttests.com Testing vendor Several tests, up to 15 questions Yes
Cram4Exams Independent Several tests of 10 questions No
Techskills.com Testing vendor Several tests of 51 questions No
GoCertify.com Independent 10 questions for test 070-100 No
SimulationExams.com Testing vendor 10 questions for tests 070-0210, 070-059 and 070-087 No
mcmcse.com Independent Several tests with 25-50 questions No
MeasureUp Inc. Testing vendor Several tests with 10 questions Yes
SkillDrill Independent Several tests with 45 questions Yes
CertificationCorner Testing vendor Tests for 070-210 and 070-215 with up to 200 questions No
Win2000trainer.com Independent Several tests with 10 questions No
Boson Software Inc. Testing vendor Several tests with 12 questions No
BeachFront Direct Testing vendor Test for 070-210 with 100 questions Yes
Certify.com Testing vendor Several tests, 10 questions each No

(Test questions for CNE, Certified Netware Associate, Master CNE, etc.)

Test Providers Type of Provider Number of Questions Registration Required?
Boson Software Inc. Testing vendor Five tests, 12 questions each No
Cram4Exams Independent Three tests, 10 questions each No
MeasureUp Inc. Testing vendor 10-question demo for test 50-653 Yes
Certify.com Testing vendor Several tests, 10 questions each No

(Test questions for Oracle Certified Database Associate, Oracle Certified Database Master, etc.)

Test Providers Type of Provider Number of Questions Registration Required?
Boson Software Inc. Testing vendor Two tests,12 questions each No
Whizlabs Testing vendor Five 30-question demo tests Yes
MeasureUp Inc. Testing vendor Three 10-question demo tests Yes

Project Management Institute PMP

(ISC)2 CISSP

Test Providers Type of Provider Number of Questions Registration Required?
Boson Software Inc. Testing vendor 12 No
GoCertify.com Independent 12 Yes
PM Information Services Testing Vendor 10 No
Test Providers Type of Provider Number of Questions Registration Required?
CCCure.org Independent Up to 50 questions covering each of 10 domains No
Boson Software Inc. Testing Vendor 12 No
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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