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


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You have taken on a client that has been configured for AWS cloud and is fully operational. Your investigation of the environment reveals that your predecessor was a highly skilled AWS Architect. You view one instance that handles Internet traffic but also handles back end database traffic in a private subnet. This one instance is configured as a full management network attached to both a public subnet and a private subnet. What AWS device will enable such a configuration for a single instance?

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You are involved in the design of a client’s AWS cloud environment. A requirements meeting regarding storage leads to the need for EBS volumes in the design. Much of the design will require standard storage but there is a critical business application, which requires sustained IOPs performance. Which EBS storage option is best for critical apps that need high performance?

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You are asked by your manager to design a VPC and then deploy web servers in the VPC with high availability. The web servers must have Internet accessibility. Due to previous issues with downtime and disaster recovery considerations, it is of utmost importance to have an architecture with high availability. Which options will provide high availability? (Choose 2 answers)

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

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Your new client is a federal agency utilizing a hybrid cloud environment. The agency distributes large amounts of sensitive data throughout the world. Your task is to ensure that the data is secure using various encryption techniques as well as security groups and access control lists.

One of the requirements is to distribute content utilizing CloudFront for optimal performance but to completely restrict access from within certain blacklisted countries. What service can you use with CloudFront to fulfill this requirement?

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Regarding Amazon Route 53, if your application is running on Amazon EC2 instances in two or more Amazon EC2 regions and if you have more than one Amazon EC2 instance in one or more regions, you can use _______ to route traffic to the correct region for fastest response and then use ________to route traffic to instances within the region, based on weights that you specify.

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You are troubleshooting issues in an AWS Auto Scaling group. The Auto Scaling group is behind an application load balancer (ALB) and is not replacing a faulty instance.

What must you ensure that Auto Scaling is checking so that instances in your Auto Scaling group are properly marked as unhealthy? (Choose 2 answers)

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A user is currently building a website that will require a large number of instances in six months, when a demonstration of the new site will be given upon launch.
Which of the choices below allows the user to obtain the resources beforehand, and not worry about infrastructure availability during the demonstration?

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You are pulled in on a redesign of a client’s AWS VPC. The client was an early adopter of AWS but wants to improve their overall security in the VPC. The budget allocated for this redesign is very limited and you need to optimize your time. You’ve created new security groups for the VPC. What’s the most expedient way to associate these new security groups with the instances in the VPC?

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A user is currently building a website which will require a large number of instances in six months, when a demonstration of the new site will be given upon launch. Which of the below mentioned options allows the user to procure the resources beforehand so that they need not worry about infrastructure availability during the demonstration?

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You work for a company that automatically tags photographs using artificial neural networks (ANNs), which run on GPUs using C++. You receive millions of images in one batch, with an average of 3 batches per day. These images are loaded into an Amazon S3 bucket you control for you in a batch, and then the customer publishes a JSON-formatted manifest into another S3 bucket you control as well. Each image takes 10 milliseconds to process using a full GPU. Your neural network software requires 5 minutes to bootstrap. Image tags are JSON objects, and you must publish them to an S3 bucket.

Which of these is the best system architectures for this system?

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You are developing a new application in which you need to transfer files over long distances between client-side storage and an S3 bucket. You decide to try sending data to the S3 bucket using S3 Transfer Acceleration. What must you do to achieve this? (Choose 2 answers)

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You are building a system to distribute confidential documents to employees across the world. Using CloudFront, what method could be used to serve content that is stored in S3, but not publically accessible from S3 directly?

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You have been storing massive amounts of data on Amazon Glacier for the past 2 years and now start to wonder if there are any limitations on this. What is the correct answer to your question?

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An accountant asks you to design a small VPC network for him and, due to the nature of his business, just needs something where the workload on the network will be low, and dynamic data will be accessed infrequently. Being an accountant, low cost is also a major factor. Which EBS volume type would best suit his requirements?

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To optimize the cost associated with your application’s compute layer, your development team decided to integrate spot instances to support spikes in your workload. However, your auto scaling group should always contain eight (8) on-demand or reserved instances to process the normal amount of requests, and deploy a combination of spot and on-demand instances to manage spikes of activity requiring more than eight (8) instances.

How can you ensure there are always eight (8) on-demand instances to support your compute layers’ typical workload?

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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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Your organization is migrating applications to AWS. Your new security policy mandates that all user accounts be created and managed through IAM. Currently, your corporation is using Active Directory as their on-premise LDAP service. Once applications go live at AWS, all users must access applications using temporary access credentials, and all IAM users must have passwords that are rotated on a set schedule. Which of the following actions will allow you to enforce this security policy? (Choose 3 answers)

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A user comes to you and wants access to Amazon CloudWatch but only wants to monitor a specific LoadBalancer. Is it possible to give him access to a specific set of instances or a specific LoadBalancer?

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You are leading the design of your company’s AWS cloud environment. The majority of the traffic on the cloud network will be between virtual servers hosted on EC2 instances within each department. The key priorities are low network latency and high network throughput. What choices below are best-suited to the traffic patterns, and address the organizational requirements? (Choose 3 answers)

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You have been asked to create a new S3 Bucket that will be used by the financial auditing team to store and share some files. There are a lot of different permissions between listing only, read-only and read-write access. You have decided to use resource-based permissions for the flexibility of it. Which statements below are correct with regards to resource-based permissions on your S3 bucket? (Choose 2 answers)

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You want to use AWS Import/Export to send data from your S3 bucket to several of your branch offices. What should you do if you want to send 10 storage units to AWS?

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One of your developers is creating an application that must upload large files to an S3 bucket. You suggest that they use the multipart upload feature. Which actions are required from the developer to complete a multipart upload? (Choose 2 answers)

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When CloudWatch detailed monitoring is enabled, what is the minimum duration of a CloudWatch alarm?

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You are assisting an IT administrator for a client company over the phone. The administrator has created a public subnet and had added two EC2 instances to this subnet. But he is unable to access the Internet from these new EC2 instances and is asking for your assistance. What general checks can he make to ensure proper configuration and Internet access? (Choose 3 answers)

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