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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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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You have been placed in charge of your company’s existing AWS cloud environment. Your company is very large and you have a team of 5 engineers. You are managing IAM with one of your team members as a backup. You will assign two team members to manage the RDS databases and will need two team members managing the VPC and the EC2 instances within it. How can you give your team members the ability to administer the EC2 instances? (Choose 2 answers)

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A user is observing the EC2 CPU utilization metric on CloudWatch. The user has observed some interesting patterns while filtering over the 1-week period for a particular hour. The user wants to zoom that data point to a more granular period. How can the user do that easily with CloudWatch?

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You need to provide a small group of users in one AWS account access to another AWS account. How would you enable this access to a second AWS account?

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The average traffic to your online business has quadrupled since you expanded your targeted marketing campaigns. Your web servers are handling the traffic, but you are closely monitoring your database layer, which consists of multiple Amazon RDS MySQL Databases.

You are monitoring key custom metrics related to read and write throughput and latency using Amazon CloudWatch. You have configured CloudWatch alarms to monitor these custom metrics against optimal performance thresholds, but want to ensure these alarms based on these specific metrics are as responsive as possible.

How can you increase the responsiveness of CloudWatch alarms for the specific custom metrics you have already implemented for your RDS MySQL databases? (Choose 2 answers)

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You have been contracted by a company to design and implement their AWS cloud environment. The company has a very tight budget and would like to maximize savings wherever possible. They’ve gotten a 5-year government contract and the workload is expected to remain steady throughout the length of the contract. What type of instance will best meet their computing needs while providing maximum savings?

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You have just set up a large site for a client which involved a huge database which you set up with Amazon RDS to run as a Multi-AZ deployment. You now start to worry about what will happen if the database instance fails. Which statement best describes how this database will function if there is a database failure?

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To ensure secure services, AWS offers shared responsibility models for each of the different type of services that they offer which you need to be aware of. Which of the following services are the responsibility of AWS? (Choose 3 answers)

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You are the technical lead on a project to implement a large scale message queue system. You’ve presented Amazon SQS and its many benefits as a solution. Your management is impressed but asks about cost. What can you tell them about SQS pricing? (Choose 2 answers)

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True or False: In Amazon Route 53, you can create a hosted zone for a top-level domain (TLD).

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A media company has contracted you to design its AWS cloud environment. They host websites and have many well known bloggers who post daily and weekly blogs as well as podcasts. Your analysis of their existing traffic reveals that their database traffic will be nearly 90% read traffic. From this analysis, your design will include read replicas in regions outside the primary DB region, so you know that you have to choose a database engine that supports this.

Which AWS RDS engines does not support read replicas located in a separate AWS region from the primary DB?

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You have been put in charge of your company’s Virtual Private Cloud (VPC). The environment lacks sufficient documentation. You are investigating the VPC in an effort to document the environment. Your review includes the route tables. What relationships between route tables and subnets can you count on being present in the environment? (Choose 2 answers)

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Amazon S3 allows you to set per-file permissions to grant read and/or write access. However, you have decided that you want an entire bucket with 100 files already in it to be accessible to the public. You don’t want to go through 100 files individually and set permissions. What would be the best way to do this?

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A major customer has asked you to set up his AWS infrastructure so that it will be easy to recover in the case of a disaster of some sort. Which of the following is important when thinking about being able to quickly launch resources in AWS to ensure business continuity in case of a disaster?

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In Amazon EC2, if your EBS volume stays in the detaching state, you can force the detachment by clicking

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Which of the four storage options on Amazon S3 and Amazon Glacier charges per GB retrieval fees? (Choose 2 answers)

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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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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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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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What is one security benefit of utilizing the Elastic Load Balancer?

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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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A user has enabled static website hosting on an S3 bucket, and configured and uploaded an index document.

An S3 bucket configured for static website hosting provides what additional capabilities?

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A client of yours has a huge amount of data stored on Amazon S3, but is concerned about someone stealing it while it is in transit. You know that all data is encrypted in transit on AWS, but which of the following is wrong when describing server-side encryption on AWS?

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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 have multiple VPN connections and want to provide secure communication between sites using the AWS VPN CloudHub. Which statement is the most accurate in describing what you must do to set this up correctly?

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