Cert Prep: Certified Solutions Architect - Associate for AWS (SAA-C02)
Hone your skills by practicing under real exam conditions.
Max time2h 10m
Total questions65
Average time1h 38m
Tip: Retake this exam for more practice.
Remember: completing an exam, quiz, or lab will affect your skills scores.
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Required Score



Design Cost-Optimized Architectures


Design Resilient Architectures


Design High-Performing Architectures


Design Secure Applications and Architectures


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Welcome to Cloud Academy's preparation exam for Solutions Architect - Associate for AWS.

This prep exam is designed to prepare you for the type of questions you will need to answer, as well as the timed environment you will experience during the actual exam. If you are studying for the AWS Solutions Architect - Associate exam, we recommend you complete our learning path on this topic before taking this prep exam.

We've collected a group of hundreds of questions from our question database, so once you've studied the courses and labs on the learning path, you can take this exam multiple times and answer new and different questions specifically selected to prepare you for this exam. 

This preparation exam has the same number of multiple-choice questions (65) as the AWS Solutions Architect - Associate exam, with the same allotted time for completion (130 minutes). As per the AWS exam guide, some questions have one correct answer, while others require you to choose two or three correct answers.

The questions on this exam focus on the four domains of AWS exam. We have weighted each domain based on the AWS exam guide.

This exam focuses on the following domains:

  • Design Resilient Architectures
  • Define High-Performing Architectures
  • Specify Secure Applications and Architectures
  • Design Cost-Optimized Architectures

To pass this prep exam, you will need a minimum score of 72 percent or higher on the overall exam, and a score of 35% or more on each of the four domains.

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.