CompTIA IT Fundamentals (ITF+): IT Concepts and Terminology Literacy (Beginner Level)

  • 18m
  • 18 questions
The CompTIA IT Fundamentals (ITF+): IT Concepts and Terminology Literacy (Beginner Level) benchmark measures your foundational understanding of key IT concepts and terminologies. You will be evaluated on your knowledge of core aspects of IT, industry-standard terminology, ethical considerations in IT, and emerging technologies shaping the current IT landscape. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have solid theoretical IT knowledge and practical application skills and are well-prepared for real-world IT scenarios, further certifications, and more advanced IT roles.

Topics covered

  • describe how to execute an action plan when troubleshooting computer issues, including corrective actions vs. preventative actions
  • describe the basic characteristics of computer processors, including CPUs, processing speed, cores, and threads
  • describe ways to reproduce a problem during computer troubleshooting, including researching potential causes
  • identify characteristics of the two main computer data standards, ASCII and Unicode
  • identify methods for verifying system functionality during troubleshooting activities
  • identify the characteristics of data-driven business decisions, supported by data capture and collection, data correlation, and meaningful reporting
  • identify the importance of computer troubleshooting
  • outline key elements of working with binary, hexadecimal, octal, and decimal numerical systems
  • outline the basic characteristics of digital products
  • outline the characteristics of data and information as assets
  • outline the characteristics of units used to measure data bandwidth and throughput
  • outline the various measurement units used in computer storage
  • perform basic character operations
  • perform basic string operations
  • provide an overview of common computer numerical systems, including binary, hexadecimal, octal, and decimal
  • provide an overview of intellectual property, including trademarks, copyright, and patents
  • provide an overview of methods used to identify a problem in computer troubleshooting
  • provide an overview of the two main character data types used in computer programming, character and string