Preparation Exam: Certified Kubernetes Application Developer (CKAD)

Max Time
1h 30m
Total Questions

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Required Score
State Persistence
Services & Networking
Pod Design
Multi-Container Pods
Core Concepts
Average Duration
1h 7m


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

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 30 questions. Any questions not completed in 90 minutes 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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