This AWS practice test helps you to pass the following AWS exams and can also helps you to revise the AWS concepts if you are preparing for AWS interviews.

  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate
  • AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner

Below AWS practice tests has two different Modes

  • Learning Mode: 25 questions per test with answers and explanation, no time limit, repeat tests
  • Exam Mode: 65 questions per test (similar to real AWS exam), 130 minutes, repeat tests

1. AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate (SAA) – Learning Mode

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You’ve taken over management of your company’s AWS cloud environment. You know very little about the environment and have been provided very little documentation. You have been given access to the environment and begin a discovery and documentation process. You begin by looking at the route table. Without seeing the specific route table, what information do you know it contains about the subnets in the VPC? (Choose 2 answers)

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Your throughput-optimized HDD (st1) EBS volumes do not seem to be performing as expected and your team leader has requested you look into improving their performance.

Which statement regarding the performance of your EBS volumes is incorrect?

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You’ve been contracted by a client to improve the resiliency of their VPC in preparation for increased Disaster Recovery requirements with shorter RTO and RPOs. One thing you’d like to improve upon is resource and application monitoring. Which services used together will allow for the monitoring of application logs on EC2, notification of users managing the services, and the overall health of AWS resources? (Choose 2 answers)

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Which one of the below is not an AWS Storage Service?

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Your client is using EBS volumes for storage. In general, things are working well but they’d like to increase the size if possible. It’s used for a critical application that has no tolerance for latency. What steps can you take to increase the size and avoid any latency? (Choose 2 answers)

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A user has suspended the Auto Scaling process and updates the desired capacity of the Auto Scaling group. Which statements below is correct regarding this update?

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Which statements regarding VPC subnets are correct? (Choose 2 answers)

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Your company allows technical personnel to manage their own S3 buckets. But there have been too many instances of users deleting important project related data. What additional steps can you take to prevent accidental deletion or overwriting of data? (Choose 3 answers)

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Which one of the following answers is not a possible state of Amazon CloudWatch Alarm?

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You have been checking some Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling events that you previously configured. You notice that an application is scaling up and down multiple times within the hour. Which of the following design changes could optimize cost while preserving elasticity? (Choose 2 answers)

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A non-root EC2 instance store volume is added to an EBS-backed EC2 instance. Then the instance is somehow accidentally terminated or failed. What happened to the data on the non-root EC2 instance store volume?

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You are very concerned about security on your network because you have multiple programmers testing APIs and SDKs and you have no idea what is happening. You think CloudTrail may help but are not sure what it does. Which of the following statements best describes the AWS service CloudTrail?

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A user wants to achieve High Availability with PostgreSQL DB. Which of the below mentioned functionalities helps achieve HA?

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An existing client comes to you and says that he has heard that launching instances into a VPC (virtual private cloud) is a better strategy than launching instances into a EC2-classic which he knows is what you currently do. You suspect that he is correct and he has asked you to do some research about this and get back to him. Which of the following statements is true in regards to what ability launching your instances into a VPC instead of EC2-Classic gives you?

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A root account owner has created an S3 bucket named ‘testmycloud’. The account owner wants to allow separate AWS accounts to upload objects, and require the separate accounts to manage permissions for their uploaded objects.

Which choice is the easiest way to achieve this?

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Your company has a VPC with one public and one private subnet. The EC2 instances in the private subnet are configured to access the internet via a network access translation (NAT) instance.

However, the EC2 instances in the private subnet are currently unable to connect to the internet, and you need to troubleshoot the issue.

First, you verify that the security groups are configured correctly, and that the EC2 instances in the public subnet can connect to destinations on the Internet via the VPC’s internet gateway. It also appears that the NAT instance can access the Internet. The access control list (ACL) for the public subnet has one line allowing inbound HTTP traffic.

What steps can you take to enable the private EC2 instances to access the Internet? (Choose 2 answers)

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As the Senior Architect assigned to your team, you must decide how to best maintain your application’s availability and ensure optimum service as the level of customer activity changes. As your business has grown an increasing international presence, the previous methods for tracking activity are no longer working. However, reviewing performance logs for the past several days, you’ve noticed that users experience connectivity issues once the CPU utilization rate increases beyond 70 percent. You would like to maintain optimum performance, you need to ensure CPU utilization remains at 50 percent.

What choice below will best address the issue and help maintain optimum performance? (Choose 2 answers)

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You need to create a JSON-formatted text file for AWS CloudFormation. This is your first template and the only thing you know is that the templates include several major sections but there is only one that is required for it to work. What is the only section required?

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An organization has a statutory requirement to protect the data at rest for data stored in EBS volumes. Which of the below mentioned options can the organization use to achieve data protection?

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Regarding EC2 instances, when are users billed per-second rather than per-hour? (Choose 2 answers)

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You’ve been assigned to assist a client in the creation of their AWS Virtual Private Cloud (VPC). You are shadowing their IT admin to allow the admin to create the VPC, learn, and benefit from your guidance. Which VPC components come automatically upon creation of a default VPC? (Choose 3 answers)

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You are designing your company’s new RDS database environment. Your design include multi-AZ for high availability and you have intentions of reviewing scalability options. But first, you need to determine which storage option meets your performance and cost requirements. You expect to have a small database that could grow to medium sized over time. You also want to have burst performance to meet short term spikes. Which storage option is best for you?

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You are helping a client design a static website which will potentially grow exponentially in the first few years of existence. In addition, the website will serve end users in multiple regions throughout the world. You propose using S3 to house this website. What benefits of S3 can you outline in handling a fast growing load as well as multi-region clients? (Choose 2 answers)

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Your client has submitted a change request to improve security on their S3 buckets. You have decided to allow two administrators to manage the buckets, and are setting up an IAM role for the admins. Your client approves of the two admins having some access, but does not want them to be able to review potentially valuable business information stored within the files. Which operations would you allow this admin role to perform? (Choose 3 answers)

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You need to create an Amazon Machine Image (AMI) for a customer for an application which does not appear to be part of the standard AWS AMI template that you can see in the AWS console. What are the alternative possibilities for creating an AMI on AWS ?

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