Do you have what it takes to be a CIO?

It's not just attitude that can move you into one of IT's top positions. You also have to have the background for it. Take our quiz and see how you shape up.

A lot of IT pros think that a superior aptitude for technology is the leading asset for filling the CIO role. But that's only a small part of the equation.

Business acumen, communication skills, and plain old experience all play into things. Do you still think that might be you? TechRepublic created a quiz that helps you figure out just how qualified you are for one of IT's top positions. Get a pencil ready, take the quiz and see.

By Toni Bowers

Toni Bowers is the former Managing Editor of TechRepublic and is the award-winning blogger of the Career Management blog. She has edited newsletters, books, and web sites pertaining to software, IT career, and IT management issues.