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CKA Practice Exam: Storage

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Lab description

This lab is part of a series of practice exam content for the Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA) certification. Each practice exam in the series provides you with exam-like tasks to perform in a Kubernetes cluster modeled after the clusters used in the real CKA exam. Each practice exam focuses on one particular domain in the CKA exam curriculum. The tasks outlined in the practice exam should be attempted on your own with the consultation of the official Kubernetes documentation, just like in the real exam. If you do need some assistance with a particular task, the solution, and relevant exam tips are provided in the final solution guide lab step in the lab.

This practice exam focuses on the Storage domain which is worth 10% of the exam. The Storage domain encapsulates the following knowledge, skills, and abilities listed in the exam curriculum:

  • Understand storage classes, persistent volumes
  • Understand volume mode, access modes, and reclaim policies for volumes
  • Understand persistent volume claims primitive
  • Know how to configure applications with persistent storage

Assessed topics

  •  Kubernetes storage

Intended Audience

  • Kubernetes certification exam candidates
  • Kubernetes practitioners



October 13th, 2023 - Updated Kubernetes to 1.28

June 8th, 2023 - Updated Kubernetes version



About the author
Daniel Wood, opens in a new tab
Lab Operations Engineer

Daniel is a Cloud Engineer with experience as an AWS Engineer and Operations Specialist. He holds the AWS DevOps Engineer Professional, AWS Developer Associate, AWS SysOps Administrator Associate, Certified Kubernetes Administrator, Microsoft Certified: Azure Administrator Associate, and HashiCorp Certified: Terraform Associate certifications. Daniel is focused on lab operations and enjoys continuously building his knowledge.

Covered topics
Lab steps
Connecting to the Practice Exam Kubernetes Cluster
CKA Practice Exam: Storage
CKA Practice Exam: Storage - Solution Guide