Chapter 1. Cisco Certification Exams

Terms you'll need to understand:

  • Radio button

  • Check box

  • Careful reading

  • Exhibits

  • Multiple-choice question formats

  • Simulation questions

  • Process of elimination

Techniques you'll need to master:

  • Preparing to take a certification exam

  • Practicing to take a certification exam

  • Making the best use of the testing software

  • Budgeting your time

  • Guessing (as a last resort)

No matter how well prepared you might be, exam taking is not something that most people look forward to. In most cases, familiarity helps relieve test anxiety. You probably won't be as nervous when you take your second or third Cisco certification exam as you'll be when you take your first one.

Whether it's your second exam or your tenth, understanding the finer ...

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