HashiCorp terraform associate practice test

HashiCorp Certified: Terraform Associate Exam

Last exam update: May 17 ,2024
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Question 1

What advantage does an operations team that uses infrastructure as code have?

  • A. The ability to delete infrastructure
  • B. The ability to reuse best practice configurations and settings
  • C. The ability to autoscale a group of servers
  • D. The ability to update existing infrastructure
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Question 2

As a developer, you want to ensure your plugins are up to date with the latest versions. Which
Terraform command should you use?

  • A. terreform providers- upgrade
  • B. terreform apply -upgrade
  • C. terreform refresh -upgrade
  • D. terreformn lnit -upgrade
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Question 3

Choose the answer that correctly completes the sentence: _______backends support state locking.

  • A. All
  • B. No
  • C. Only local
  • D. Some
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Question 4

Which of the following does terraform apply change after you approve the execution plan? Choose
two correct answers.

  • A. The execution plan
  • B. Terraform code
  • C. Cloud infrastructure
  • D. State file
  • E. The .terraform directory
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Question 5

Module version is required to reference a module on the Terraform Module Registry.

  • A. True
  • B. False
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Question 6

What kind of configuration block will create an infrastructure object with settings specified in the
block?

  • A. state
  • B. provider
  • C. resource
  • D. data
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Question 7

You've used Terraform to deploy a virtual machine and a database. You want to replace this virtual
machine instance with an identical one without affecting the database. What is the best way to
achieve this using Terraform?

  • A. Use the Terraform taint command targeting the VMs then run Terraform plan and Terraform apply
  • B. Delete the Terraform VM resources from your Terraform code then run Terraform plan and terraform apply
  • C. Use the terraform apply command targeting the VM resources only
  • D. Use the terraform state rm command to remove the VM from state file
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Question 8

You need to specify a dependency manually. What resource meta-parameter can you use lo make
sure Terraform respects thee dependency?
Type your answer in the field provided. The text field is not case-sensitive and all variations of the
correct answer are accepted.

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depends_on

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Question 9

terraform validate reports HCL syntax errors.

  • A. True
  • B. False
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Question 10

Which of the following is not a way to trigger terraform destroy ?

  • A. Passing ---destroy at the end of apian request
  • B. Running terraform destroy from the correct directory and then typing "yes" when prompted in the CLI
  • C. Using the destroy command with auto approve
  • D. Delete the state file and run terraform apply
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Question 11

Using the terraform state rm command against a resource will destroy it.

  • A. True
  • B. False
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Question 12

terraform destroy is the only way to remove infrastructure.
A. True
B. False

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Question 13

A Terraform output that sets the ''sensitive'' argument to true will not store that value in the state
file.

  • A. True
  • B. False
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Question 14

Why should secrets not be hard coded into Terraform code? Choose two correct answers

  • A. All passwords should be rotated on a quarterly basis.
  • B. The Terraform code is copied to the target resources to be applied locally and could expose secrets if a target resource is compromised.
  • C. Terraform code is typically stored in version control, as well as copied to the systems from h it's run. Any of those may not have robust security mechanisms.
  • D. It makes the code less reusable.
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C, D

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Question 15

Terraform configuration (including any module references) can contain only one Terraform provider
type.

  • A. True
  • B. False
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