The Mechanics of the AWS Solutions Architect Associate Exam

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This short lesson describes the mechanics of the AWS Solutions Architect Associate exam.  That is, it is an overview of the exam experience without references to the exam's contents.

It covers the associate level exam format, the style of the questions, and the importance of understanding the AWS exam guide.

Learning Objectives

The purpose of this lesson is to provide an understanding of how the exam was created, the style of language used, and the types of questions to expect.

By learning these mechanics, it should remove some of the fear and related anxiety related to the exam. 

Intended Audience

This short lesson is ideal for anyone preparing to take the Solutions Architect - Associate exam for the first time and wants to learn what types of questions to expect.

 

 

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