Increase Cisco test database to over 1000 questions

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Terry Slattery
Terry Slattery who earned the world's first CCIE on August 3rd 1993, Number 1026 Routing and Switching, recertified earlier this month by passing the written (350-001). In Terry's blog entry yesterday, he briefly gave credit to the work that Robert Williams and CertGuard have been doing to eradicate testing fraud. Terry suggests an easy solution to combat Cisco Braindumps:

Increase the test database to over 1000 questions and don't repeat questions for candidates. Perhaps this could be too simple a solution, however, Terry doesn't think so: "Cisco already publishes a syllabus of topics, which would be the basis for subject areas. Create ten questions for each individual subject. Make sure that a candidate's test doesn't contain a repeat question until after ten attempts. A candidate would have to know the subject or memorize many more questions than with the current test database." "With a large enough database, Cisco could publish the questions for public review and comment. This would have the byproduct of allowing comment on bad questions and improve question quality. It would even be useful to allow people to suggest questions, subject to review and acceptance by Cisco. Using this process, the question database could quickly be several thousand questions and more fully evaluate a candidate's subject knowledge."


What do YOU think of Terry's suggestion, is it too easy and simple?

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