CompTIA A+ Exam: Core 1 (220-1101)


The CompTIA A+ Exam: Core 1 (220-1101) is a foundational certification for those embarking on their journey in the IT sector. As the digital world continues to expand, the demand for skilled IT professionals equipped with a comprehensive understanding of modern tech infrastructures is on the rise. The 220-1001 exam is designed for individuals aiming to validate their knowledge in IT operational roles and technical support, encompassing topics such as mobile devices, networking, hardware, virtualization, and cloud computing.

Here's a breakdown of the main domains typically covered in the CompTIA A+ Core 1 exam:

Mobile Devices:

  • Understand laptop hardware and components.
  • Install and configure laptop hardware and components.
  • Understand features of various mobile devices, such as tablets and smartphones.
  • Set up and configure mobile device network connectivity and email.
  • Networking:

  • Understand the properties and characteristics of TCP/IP.
  • Explain common TCP and UDP ports, protocols, and their purposes.
  • Describe the various types of networks.
  • Understand networking hardware devices, such as routers, switches, and access points.
  • Understand the properties and characteristics of network services.
  • Hardware:

  • Understand cables and connectors.
  • Describe various types of storage devices.
  • Understand motherboards, CPUs, RAM, and other PC components.
  • Understand various power and display devices.
  • Virtualization and Cloud Computing:

  • Compare and contrast cloud computing concepts.
  • Understand the setup and configuration of client-side virtualization.
  • Hardware and Network Troubleshooting:

  • Troubleshoot common problems related to motherboards, RAM, CPUs, and power.
  • Troubleshoot hard drives and RAID arrays.
  • Troubleshoot common video and display issues.
  • Troubleshoot wired and wireless networks.
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    CompTIA A+ Exam: Core 1 (220-1101) Exam Details

    Number of Questions: The CompTIA A+ Exam: Core 1 (220-1101) consists of a maximum of 90 questions, probing the depth of your IT operational and technical support knowledge. Duration: 90 minutes. Passing Score: The passing score is 675 out of 900. Languages: The exam is available primarily in English, with other languages like German, Japanese, Portuguese, and Spanish. Exam Format: Questions are a mix of multiple-choice, drag-and-drop, and performance-based, emphasizing real-world IT scenarios.

    CompTIA A+ Exam: Core 1 (220-1101) Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

  • Q: How long is the certification valid for?
  • A: The CompTIA A+ certification remains valid for three years. To maintain the certification, holders can either earn continuing education units (CEUs) or retake the exam.
  • Q: What are the prerequisites for this certification?
  • A: There are no formal prerequisites for the 220-1101 exam.
  • Q: How should I optimally prepare for the exam?
  • A: Alongside this practice test, candidates are encouraged to complete the CompTIA A+ Exam: Core 1 course on Cybrary, review official CompTIA study materials, and gain hands-on experience in IT operational and technical support domains.
  • Q: How does this practice test compare to the actual exam?
  • A: This practice test is designed to closely mirror the format, difficulty, and content of the actual exam, ensuring that you are well-prepared for every aspect of the certification test.
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