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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Due to compliance rules and regulations, your company’s workload has to run on dedicated instances. How can you make sure that all EC2 instances created for your workload now and in the future are dedicated instances? (Choose 2 answers)

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You have a lot of data stored in the AWS Storage Gateway and your manager has come to you asking about how the billing is calculated, specifically the Virtual Tape Shelf usage. What would be a correct response to this?

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Name the disk storage supported by Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (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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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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AWS can be used as a disaster recovery solution for on-premises infrastructure, and AWS offerings can be deployed to meet a variety of disaster recovery requirements. When deploying disaster recovery in AWS, which strategy incorporates traditional off-site backups to AWS, but has the longest recovery time?

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You are an engineer at a large bank, responsible for managing your firm’s AWS infrastructure. The finance team has approached you, indicating their concern over the growing AWS budget, and has asked you to investigate ways to lower it. Since your firm has enterprise-level support, you decide to use the AWS Trusted Advisor tool for this effort. What are some of the cost optimization checks that Trusted Advisor will perform? (Choose 3 answers)

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You are an engineer at a large bank, responsible for managing your firm’s AWS infrastructure. Your finance team has approached you, indicating their concern over the growing S3 budget. They have asked you to identify strategies to reduce the S3 spend by at least 25% before the next monthly billing cycle.

How could you accomplish this? (Choose 2 answers)

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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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A user has set up the CloudWatch alarm on the CPU utilization metric at 50%, with a time interval of 5 minutes and 10 periods to monitor. What will be the state of the alarm at the end of 90 minutes, if the CPU utilization is constant at 80%?

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While monitoring your application servers hosted behind an elastic load balancer, you discover that the servers always operate at between 75 and 80% of their capacity after five minutes of operation. Also, there is a constant number of servers being marked as unhealthy very early in their initial lifecycle. Upon further analysis, you also discover that your servers are taking between three and four minutes to become operational after launch. What two tasks should you complete as soon as possible? (Choose 2 answers)

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A customer needs to migrate several hundred terabytes of data into AWS. You typically use Amazon Snowball for these types of requests. What method does AWS recommend regarding data upload to the Snowball appliance? (Choose 2 answers)

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A user has created an application which will be hosted on EC2. The application makes calls to DynamoDB to fetch certain data. The application is using the DynamoDB SDK to connect with from the EC2 instance. Which of the below mentioned statements is true with respect to the best practice for security in this scenario?

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The common use cases for DynamoDB Fine-Grained Access Control (FGAC) are cases in which the end user wants .

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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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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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Your supervisor asks you to set up a NAT gateway so that your private subnets can communicate with the Internet. Which of the following are the things that you will need to do to ensure this works successfully? (Choose 3 answers)

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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 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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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 useto route traffic to the correct region and then use to route traffic to instances within the region, based on probabilities that you specify

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You are designing a AWS cloud environment for a client who has a contract with a federal government agency. The cloud environment will have multiple VPCs and be in multiple regions. The government agency wants to whitelist only a handful of instances in your organization. This will dictate that these instances have static IP addresses. Elastic ip addresses can be used to keep a fixed set of IP addresses. How can the Elastic IP addresses (EIP) be used in this environment?

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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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In Elastic Load Balancing, what parameters determine the cost for the Application Load Balancer (ALB)? (Choose 2 answers)

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A user has configured ELB with two EBS backed EC2 instances. The user is trying to understand the DNS access and IP support for ELB. Which of the below mentioned statements may not help the user understand the IP mechanism supported by ELB?

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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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