In this post I will be listing some sample questions for AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate Exam. Its an associate level exam that check for candidates ability on designing architectural solutions on aws following the best practices. In this exam multiple choice and multiple response questions are asked. The questions presented here are just sample questions which we have created as per our experience. These are not aws exam dumps, but sample questions to get an idea on type of questions being asked in exam. To get a better idea on each service it is recommended to go through service faqs and aws whitepapers.
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Question 1: An ecommerce company is developing highly available and scalable solution in a stateless manner, which services are good fit for storing session data. [Select Multiple answer]
Question 2: How many S3 buckets creation are permitted per AWS account.
Question 3: A company is designing a autoscalable solution using vpc and subnets. The company requires webservers to be directly accessible while database should not be publicly exposed on internet and can be accessed by only webserver. Also it should be able to download patches from internet.
A) Public subnets for both the application tier and the database cluster
B) Public subnets for the application tier, and private subnets for the database cluster
C) Public subnets for the application tier and NAT Gateway, and private subnets for the database cluster
D) Public subnets for the application tier, and private subnets for the database cluster and NAT Gateway
Question 4: An application requires a highly available relational database with an initial storage capacity of 8 TB. The database will grow by 8 GB every day. To support expected traffic, at least eight read replicas will be required to handle database reads. Which option will meet these requirements?
C) Amazon Aurora
D) Amazon Redshift
Question 5: A Solutions Architect is designing a critical business application with a relational database that runs on an EC2 instance. It requires a single EBS volume that can support up to 16,000 IOPS.Which Amazon EBS volume type can meet the performance requirements of this application?
A) EBS Provisioned IOPS SSD
B) EBS Throughput Optimized HDD
C) EBS General Purpose SSD
D) EBS Cold HDD