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 are designing a cloud solution for a new client. They have a multi-tier application and would like high availability at both the Web and Database tiers. The database will be MySQL and will be a highly available, multi-AZ configuration. You describe the failover process to the client including how the failover mechanism automatically changes the DNS record of the DB instance to point to the standby DB instance. What additional step must you discuss with the clients technical team?

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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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_____ is a useful and powerful tool within Billing and Cost Management. It allows you to view historical billing information in a graphical format giving you greater insight to your AWS spend.

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You have a number of image files to encode. In an Amazon SQS worker queue, you create an Amazon SQS message for each file specifying the command (jpeg-encode) and the location of the file in Amazon S3. Which of the following statements best describes the functionality of Amazon SQS?

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Your company uses multiple Amazon VPCs and is setting up a new office. The company is deciding on the best way to connect this new, remote office network with the company’s Amazon VPC environment.  Due to the fact it is a new office, no VPN equipment or internet connections exist yet, so this office can design any network connection type it desires. The highest priorities are: A predictable network performance A private connection avoiding the public internet Reduced bandwidth costs Minimal administration required to maintain the high availability of network endpoints Which VPC connection option best fits your requirements to connect your new office to one of your VPCs?

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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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Under the shared responsibility model, which aspects of security in the AWS cloud are the responsibility of the user rather than AWS? (Choose 3 answers)

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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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Which use cases would be best served by an S3 bucket ACL? (Choose 2 answers)

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You have 4 Direct Connect (DX) connections to your VPC from your Chicago, Boston, Houston, and Orlando offices. Your VPC’s address range is You are using BGP routing. You would like to ensure AWS uses the Chicago connection to reach the IP addresses ranging from on your network. The other three locations are currently advertising the following routes:

Boston: AS 65000

Houston: AS 65000 65000

Orlando: AS 65000 65000  65000

Which of the following routes could you advertise from your Chicago connection to ensure AWS uses it to access IP addresses ranging from

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A user has launched an EBS-backed EC2 instance with a Windows operating system. Which statement is correct regarding how Windows instances are billed when rebooted or stopped and restarted?

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Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2)?

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Your company wants to migrate an on-premises SQL Server DB to AWS RDS SQL Server. As the DBA, you have determined that your database can be offline while the backup is created, copied, and restored. You decide to use native backup and restore. Which steps are required during setup? (Choose 3 answers)

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Which of the following statements is true of creating a launch configuration using an EC2 instance?

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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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A user has applied an S3 Bucket access control list (ACL) and a bucket policy to an S3 bucket. Then, the user enables cross-origin resource sharing (CORS) on the same bucket.

Which of the following statements is true in this context?

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You are placed in charge of a client’s existing AWS cloud environment. They have several web servers in a public subnet and three database servers in a private subnet. The database is an RDS solution using SQL Server. AWS limits the types of changes the customer can make to the underlying infrastructure. What change will you be responsible for when administering this RDS database?

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Your database is very frequently receiving more read and write requests than it can handle. To process the higher loads more effectively you’ve decided to vertically scale your RDS database instance. You’ve confirmed that your licensing can handle the increased scale; next, you must determine when the changes will be applied. When can you apply the changes? (Choose 2 answers)

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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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What would be the best way to retrieve the public IP address of your EC2 instance using the CLI?

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Which choice correctly describes the differences between security groups and Network Access Control Lists (NACLs)? (Choose 2 answers)

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Your organization is thinking of running parts of their workload on AWS while keeping the critical and sensitive servers on-premises with continuous connectivity between instances in AWS and corporate data center. In such a hybrid cloud environment what are the minimum requirements to maintain resilient continuous connectivity between AWS and corporate data center?

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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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Can we attach an EBS volume to more than one EC2 instance at the same time?

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A user wants to use an EBS-backed Amazon EC2 instance for a temporary job. Based on the input data, the job is most likely to finish within a week. Which one of the following is the best way to terminate the instance automatically once the job is finished?

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