Knowledge Check: Overview of AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)

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0h 30m
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Average Duration
0h 22m


This exam will test the components, features, and best practices discussed in the Overview of AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) course. You have 30 minutes to complete 20 multiple-choice questions.

You must score 60 percent or higher to pass this exam.

Questions will focus on the following topics:

  • IAM users, groups, and roles
  • IAM policies
  • Identity federation
  • Features of IAM

Once you begin your exam session:

You can spend as long as you wish on any particular question but must budget your time to complete all the questions. Any questions not completed in the allotted time will be scored as incorrect.

During the session, you may skip questions and return to them later in the session. You can also review your answers to previous questions, and change them at any point during the exam session.

You can end the exam session at any time by selecting “Submit Exam,” but this completes the entire session. All of your answers will be scored. All unanswered questions will be scored as incorrect. You cannot return later to complete any unanswered questions.

When you submit your exam, you will receive your total score, as well as your score for each exam domain.

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Retaking the Exam

If you do not pass this exam on your first attempt, you can certainly re-take the exam whenever you like. The exam questions will vary depending on how many attempts you make to pass.