Microsoft Python Certification – Exam Code 98-381
Microsoft’s Python Certification is a beginner level Python Certification exam designed to test the basic knowledge of Python.
Candidates for this exam should be able to recognize and write syntactically correct Python code, recognize data types supported by Python, and be able to recognize and write Python code that will logically solve a given problem.
Candidates are expected to have had, at a minimum, instruction and/or hands-on experience of approximately 100 hours with the Python programming language, be familiar with its features and capabilities, and understand how to write, debug, and maintain well-formed, well documented Python code
Perform Operations using Data Types and Operators (20-25%)
Evaluate an expression to identify the data type Python will assign to each variable.
Perform data and data type operations
Determine the sequence of execution based on operator precedence
Select the appropriate operator to achieve the intended result
Control Flow with Decisions and Loops (25-30%)
Construct and analyze code segments that use branching statements
Construct and analyze code segments that perform iteration
Perform Input and Output Operations (20-25%)
Construct and analyze code segments that perform file input and output operations
Construct and analyze code segments that perform console input and output operations
Document and Structure Code (15-20%)
Document code segments using comments and documentation strings
Construct and analyze code segments that include function definitions
Perform Troubleshooting and Error Handling (5-10%)
Analyze, detect, and fix code segments that have errors
Analyze and construct code segments that handle exceptions
Perform Operations Using Modules and Tools (1-5%)
Perform basic operations using built-in modules
Solve complex computing problems by using built-in modules