To get to the free demos and full-version
practice exams offered by MeasureUp, you must
first register with them. This is a reasonably
painless process and only took a couple of
minutes. Once I selected my demo exam (CIW
(1D0-410) Foundations) I was sent to the Test
Options page. This gave the the opportunity to
decide how many questions (10 is the limit for
the demo) I wanted, whether I wanted duplicate
questions from my last tests, and whether I
wanted to operate in Certification Mode.
Certification Mode does not allow you to request
the answer(s) and/or explanation to each
question until after the exam. So far so good.
Registration was easy and I like the the
numerous options that are available to customize
I took the test in Certification Mode and was
given an opportunity to review and change
answers upon completion. I hit the score button
to find that I did ok. I passed, but barely. The
test results page is very easy to read and
offers suggestions on how to improve my
performance. As always, I really need to bone up
on my networking essentials portion of the exam.
I am given the options of reviewing my answers,
printing the test, retaking the test, or going
to my "TestLocker". I also get the option to
send the results via email to "anyone I want to
Overall, this is a great way to practice for
your exams. The interface is clean and easy to
use and the pricing is moderate. You can get a
30-day subscription (per exam) for $59.00 and a
CD-ROM for $89.00.
Measure Up also offers e-certifications much
like Brainbench. It's a one-time, 50 question
exam for $14.99 with a free online transcript.