Cert Prep: Certified Kubernetes Application Developer (CKAD)
Hone your skills by practicing under real exam conditions.
Max time1h 30m
Total questions25
Average time1h 8m
Tip: Retake this exam for more practice questions
The exam pulls questions from a large pool, so you will see new questions when you take it again.


Required Score



State Persistence


Services & Networking


Pod Design




Multi-Container Pods




Core Concepts


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Welcome to Cloud Academy's preparation exam for the Certified Kubernetes Applicaiton Developer (CKAD) learning path. This prep exam will help prepare you for the type of questions you will encounter, as well as the timed environment of the actual exam.

If you are studying for the Certified Kubernetes Applicaiton Developer (CKAD) exam, we recommend you complete our learning path here before taking this prep exam.

This prep exam has 30 multiple-choice questions with 90 minutes allotted to complete. Some questions have one correct answer, while others require you to choose more than one correct answer.

The questions on this exam focus on the CKAD curriculum categories listed below:

  • Core Concepts
  • Configuration
  • Multi-Container Pods
  • Observability
  • Pod Design
  • Services & Networking
  • State Persistence

Each domain has the same level of emphasis as it will on the official exam.

Exam Score

In order to pass this prep exam, you will need both of the following:

  • A minimum score of 70 percent on the overall exam
  • A minimum score of 33 percent on each exam domain

Completing the Exam:

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 your exam session by submitting your exam for a score, or by discarding your exam.

Submitting Your Exam

You may submit your exam at any time by clicking "Submit Exam" and confirming your choice. Once confirmed, this completes the entire exam session. All of your answers will be scored, and your Skill Score will be updated. All unanswered questions will be scored as incorrect. You cannot return later to complete any unanswered questions.

Discarding Your Exam

You may discard your exam at any time by clicking "Discard Exam" and confirming your choice. Once confirmed, your exam session will be closed without saving your exam progress. None of your answers will be scored, and your Skill Score will not be updated. When you return to complete the exam, you will begin an entirely new exam session which may include new exam questions.


Please contact us at support@cloudacademy.com if you have any questions, or want to share your thoughts about the exam.