Q: What is the prerequisite for taking the exam 70-548 (Visual Basic)?
A: There is no such prerequisite for taking the exam 70-548. However, before taking the exam, you should have at least two years of experience in developing Microsoft Windows-based applications by using the Microsoft .NET Framework and a working knowledge of Visual Studio 2005.
Q: Which programming languages can you choose for this exam?
A: You can choose the Microsoft Visual Basic 2005 programming language for this exam. Other programming languages are Microsoft Visual C# 2005 and Microsoft Visual C++ 2005.
Q: What credit does it provide?
A: After passing the exam, you will earn credit toward the Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) status. You will also earn credit toward the Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD): Windows Developer certification.
Q: How many questions are asked in the exam?
A:You will be required to attempt approximately 55 questions.
Q: What is the duration of the exam?
A: You will be required to finish the exam in 90 minutes.
Q: What is the passing score of the exam?
A: The passing score of the exam is 700 out of 1000.
Q: Which type of the exam is it?
A: You will be tested on the type of questions that include single and multiple choices, drag and drop, build list and reorder, and build a tree. The test can be adaptive and provides simulation questions, but there are no case study type questions.
Q: What are the areas on which the exam is focused?
A: The exam is totally objective-based. This exam focuses on the areas in which candidates are able to develop and implement Windows-based applications. The exam measures your ability to build rich client applications on the Windows Forms platform by using the .NET Framework 2.0.
Q: Where to take the exam?
A: You can register with a Prometric testing center. You can also register for the exam online at your local test center or a regional contact center.
Q: What is the exam fee?
A: The exam fee is US $125.
Q: What is the job prospective for the exam?
A: After qualifying the exam, it prepares you with various job roles that include Web Developers, Windows Developers, or Enterprise Software Developers.