AWS Lambda Deep Dive Quizzes

As some of you may have noticed, we recently released theĀ AWS Lambda Deep Dive course. In this course, we delve into the world of serverless architecture and focus on code instead of infrastructure.

Following the Linux Academy philosophy of learning, the course includes hands-on lectures, downloadable real-world use cases, andLive! Labs.

This course also includes quizzes. Quiz questions break down important concepts to know when it comes to Lambda and tests your understanding of these concepts. Quizzes, when bundled with other methods, are an excellent way to find weak points in your study. Instead of waiting until you go through the entire course before being tested on the material, we’ve included quiz questions at the end of each section. That way, after completing a section, you can see if there are any concepts or topics that you did not quite understand; and if that is the case, you can go back through the relevant videos until it clicks. Of course, if it still doesn’t make sense after that, you can always ask in the community or contact instructors.

How Do Quizzes Work?

If you’ve never taken a quiz on Linux Academy’s engine, you may be wondering what it is like.

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Our quiz engine has a very simple interface so that you can focus on the questions. It also has a few options to personalize your quiz experience:

  1. You can take graded quizzes within an allotted time period
  2. You can enable practice mode with the same amount of time and the same amount of questions
  3. You can enable practice mode and choose how much time is allowed and how many questions you want to answer

The first method is probably what you expected: You are given a certain amount of time allowed to answer all questions accurately. The second method is similar, except that the quiz score will not count. It will not be recorded. The third method is slightly different. You can change the time limit that you have to complete your quiz, by either increasing or decreasing how much time you have. This method is there to either put on more pressure and test your understanding on the fly or to allow you to take your time and think through questions. On top of that, you can also change the number of questions that the quiz will ask you, so you control both the timer and the number of questions.

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More Quizzes to Come

Although we are just announcing Lambda quiz questions in this post, we are working on adding a lot more quizzes for various Amazon Web Services courses we teach at the Linux Academy. Check back!

Christophe Limpalair

Christophe is the Director of Quick Training at the Linux Academy, and prior to that, he created AWS training content. He is passionate about constantly learning and helping others learn. Whenever he's not working on Quick Training, he's usually hosting the ScaleYourCode podcast.

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