AWS Certified Solution Architect – Associate – Sample Questions – Part III

Question #7

For which of the following workloads should a Solutions Architect consider using Elastic Beanstalk? (Select TWO.)

A. A web application using Amazon RDS

B. An enterprise data warehouse

C. A long running worker process

D. A static website

E. A management task run once nightly

Question #8

A company is generating large datasets with millions of rows that must be summarized by column. Existing business intelligence tools will be used to build daily reports.

Which storage service meets the requirements?

A. Amazon Redshift

B. Amazon RDS

C. ElastiCache

D. DynamoDB

Question #9

A Solutions Architect is developing a document-sharing application and needs a storage layer. The storage should provide automatic support for versioning so that users can easily roll back to a previous version or recover a deleted document.

Which AWS service will meet the requirements?

A. Amazon S3

B. Amazon EBS

C. Amazon EFS

D. Amazon Storage Gateway VTL

Question #10

A company runs a service on AWS to provide offsite backups for images on laptops and phones. The solution must support millions of customers, with thousands of images per customer. Images will be retrieved infrequently, but must be available for retrieval immediately.

Which is the MOST cost-efficient storage option that meets these requirements?

A. Amazon Glacier with expedited retrievals

B. Amazon S3 Standard-Infrequent Access

C. Amazon EFS

D. Amazon S3 Standard

Question #11

A Solutions Architect is designing a highly-scalable system to track records. Records must remain available for immediate download for three months, and then the records must be deleted.

What is the most appropriate decision for this use case?

A. Store the files on Amazon EBS, and create lifecycle policy to remove the files after three months

B. Store the files in Amazon S3, and create a lifecycle policy to remove the files after three months

C. Store the files in Amazon Glacier, and create a lifecycle policy to remove the files after three months

D. Store the files on Amazon EFS, and create a lifecycle policy to remove the files after three months

Question #12

A retailer exports data from its transactional databases daily into an S3 bucket. The retailer’s data warehousing team wants to import that data into an existing Amazon Redshift cluster in their VPC. Corporate security policy mandates that this data can only be transported within a VPC.

What combination of the following steps will satisfy the security policy? (Select TWO.)

A. Enable Amazon Redshift Enhanced VPC routing

B. Create a cluster Security Group to allow the Amazon Redshift cluster to access Amazon S3

C. Create a NAT gateway in a public subnet to allow the Amazon Redshift cluster to access Amazon S3

D. Create and configure an Amazon S3 VPC endpoint

E. Setup a NAT gateway in a private subnet to allow the Amazon Redshift cluster to access Amazon S3

Question #13

You are deploying an application on Amazon EC2 that must call AWS APIs.

What method of securely passing credentials to the application should we use?

A. Pass API credentials to the instance using instance userdata.

B. Store API credentials as an object in Amazon S3

C. Embed the API credentials into your JAR files

D. Assign IAM roles to the EC2 instances

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