To use a Prometric exam sample test to practice for the real one, access the Prometric site first and use the online tutorial to guide you through the basics of the computer-testing environment. The sample questions at the end of the tutorial give you an overall idea on the type of questions that may appear on the exam.
To access the Prometric exam sample for a specific industry, navigate to Prometric.com and click Schedule My Test on the primary menu. Click a testing organization to check if the sample test is available for that particular test sponsor. Some, such as the IRS Special Enrollment Information, give details on candidate information bulletins, ways to register and schedule an exam and provide reviewers for the exam's content outline. A tutorial is also available for the mentioned test sponsor.
The Prometric sample test guides you through the Prometric's CBT environment. The test demo gives you an opportunity to try the features of the computer-based exam before answering questions. It provides instructions on how to navigate through the exam using the computer's mouse pointer and scroll function, how to mark questions for review and use the available calculator.
To access the sample questions, click End Tutorial. Prometric only provides a few questions, but it gives you an idea of the exam's format and contents that may possibly appear on the exam. The online test demo also allows you to practice the features of Prometric's CBT environment, such as using the text highlighter and strikeout features. At the end of the online demo, the site shows an example of a test report that will be generated after the actual exam.