As you may know, certain CompTIA exams now have performance based questions, meaning that a test applicant must demonstrate specific skills in a simulated computer type environment during the exam. These performance based questions test an applicants ability to perform on the job, rather than his ability to memorize and recite facts from a book. The following exams now including performance based questions. CompTIA A+ CompTIA Network+ CompTIA Security+ CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP) If you have taken any of these exams, please discuss with me your experience on the performance based questions. Did you find these real world tasks done during the performance based questions to be challenging or easy? Did the questions align with tasks you would ordinarily face on your job anyway?