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Real Exam Format and Information

  • Exam Name Google Cloud Certified Professional Cloud Architect
  • Exam Duration 120 Minutes
  • Exam Type Multiple Choice Examination
  • Passing Score No Scoring Criteria
  • Exam Fee $200
  • Eligibility/Pre-Requisite None
  • Validity 2 Years
  • Exam Languages English and Japanese

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Practice Questions

4 Full-length Mock Exams (200+ unique Google Cloud Certified Professional Cloud Architect Certification Exam practice questions)

Section Quiz

5 section quiz covering the most important topics for the exam (Designing for security and compliance, Managing and provisioning a solution Infrastructure, Ensuring Implementation)

Online Course

10+ hours of Training Videos for all the certification exam objectives. You will be amazed by the way of explaining the concepts that are very easy to understand.

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Our support team consists of Google Cloud Experts, ready to clarify all your questions.

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1. What is inside this course?

Google Cloud Certified Professional Cloud Architect training course consists of an online course and practice tests. We offer 280+ unique practice questions and 10+ hours of training videos, covering all exam objectives. Apart from this, you can also try Free Test with 20 practice questions. 

2. Is there any recommended prerequisite for the Google Cloud Certified Professional Cloud Architect exam?

No, there is no prerequisite for the Google Certified Professional Cloud Architect exam. But it is recommended to have at least 3 years of industry experience including 1+ year of experience in designing and managing solutions using Google Cloud Platform. 

3. What are the important domains covered in the Google Cloud Certified Professional Cloud Architect exam?

The domains covered in the Google Cloud Professional Cloud Architect certification exam are:

  • Designing and planning a cloud solution architecture
  • Managing and provisioning a solution infrastructure 
  • Designing for security and compliance
  • Analyzing and optimizing technical and business processes
  • Managing implementation
  • Ensuring solution and operations reliability

4. What are the important topics for the Google Cloud Certified Professional Cloud Architect exam preparation?

Google Cloud Certified Professional Cloud Architect exam is designed to test the technical skills related to the job role. Hands-on experience is highly recommended for the exam. Here is the list of important topics to focus on while preparing for the GCP Professional Cloud Architect certification exam:

  • GCP in general
  • GCP case study
  • Identity and Access Management (IAM)
  • App Engine
  • BigQuery
  • BigTable
  • Data Store
  • GCP Storage
  • CloudSQL
  • Cloud Deployment Manager
  • Kubernetes Engine
  • Cloud PubSub
  • Cloud Shell
  • Data Loss Prevention API
  • Stackdriver
  • Networking
  • Cloud Function
  • Google Cloud Hybrid Connectivity
  • Cloud Datalab and Cloud Dataprep
  • Cloud Spanner
  • Cloud Storage Transfer Service
  • Data Rehydration
  • Compliances - PCI-DSS, GDPR, HIPPA, and COPPA

5. Why should I buy the Whizlabs Google Cloud Certified Professional Cloud Architect practice tests and online course?

At Whizlabs, we are committed to building high-quality training courses and practice tests for the Google Cloud Professional Cloud Architect certification exam.

While a training course helps you learn various concepts and get ready for the exam, practice tests check your preparation level. Thus, you get to know about your weak areas and can work on them to improve. 

If you come across any doubts while taking the practice tests and online course, our experts help you to clear them and thus you become more confident to pass the real exam. So, we highly recommend you to go through our Google Cloud Certified Professional Cloud Architect practice exam before sitting in the actual exam.

6. Does the Google Cloud Professional Cloud Architect certification exam contain any performance-based lab questions?

Although Google Cloud Professional Cloud Architect certification exam tests the technical skills of the candidate on Google Cloud Platform, it does not contain performance-based labs. Professional Cloud Architects are capable of working on Google Cloud Console and the command-line interface to perform various tasks to maintain one or more deployed solutions on the Google Cloud Platform. So, the exam consists of multiple choice and multiple response questions to test the capability of candidates to perform various hands-on tasks. 

7. How much does the Google Cloud Professional Cloud Architect certification exam cost?

The registration cost for the Google Cloud Professional Cloud Architect certification exam is $200 (plus tax where applicable).

8. Can I try the Google Cloud Certified Professional Cloud Architect free test before purchasing the complete Google Cloud Certified Professional Cloud Architect practice test?

Yes. We are offering Google Cloud Professional Cloud Architect Free Test with 20 unique questions for the free evolution of our tool. You can try it before you purchase our complete test. Also, you will find the 15% discount coupon inside the free test that you can apply on the purchase of practice tests.

9. Are you providing case study type questions in your practice tests?

Yes, our practice tests consist of different types of questions as per the real exam format. As the Google Cloud Certified Professional Cloud Architect exam may contain case studies with multiple questions, we also provide case study type questions in our practice tests. 

10. Are all the questions on the Google Cloud certification exam scored?

No. You may sometimes find a few unscored questions in the exam. As a standard practice in the testing industry, these are newly created questions put for evaluating their effectiveness 

11. How much time will I get to complete the exam?

You will find 50 multiple-choice and multiple-response questions in the Google Cloud Architect Certification exam. You will get 120 minutes (2 hours) to complete the exam.

12. Why should I take up the Google Cloud Professional Cloud Architect certification?

Google Cloud certifications are among the top-paying IT certifications in the world. The Google Cloud Certified Professional Cloud Architect exam measures and validates your technical skills for designing, developing, and managing solutions on GCP platform. The top benefits of  taking up the Google Cloud Professional Cloud Architect certification are as follows:

  • Validates your technical knowledge of Google Cloud Platform services and technologies; also provides you a global recognition for your designing, development, and management skills
  • It’s a proven credential to validate your continuous learning and commitment
  • Adds a credential to your resume and thus makes you stand out of the crowd
  • Demonstrates your comprehensive hands-on experience with GCP tools and processes on Google Cloud Platform
  • Helps you to get a number of opportunities to enhance your career as a Google Cloud Certified Professional Cloud Architect
  • Gets you more chances of being promoted in your current job or get a new job with a higher paycheck

13. Which Google Cloud Certification should I choose?

Google Cloud certifications provide a mean to Google cloud users to demonstrate their skills in a particular technology or job role. Google Cloud certifications are designed to test and validate the technical skills of the candidates according to the job role. So, you can choose a Google Cloud Certification as per your job role, skills, knowledge, and experience.


For example, Google Cloud Certified Associate Cloud Engineer exam is intended for the Google Cloud Engineers who can deploy applications, monitor operations, and manage enterprise solutions. So, if you are a Google Cloud engineer, you can go for the Google Cloud Associate Cloud Engineer certification.

Here's the list of Google Cloud Certification Training Courses.

14. What is the validity of the Google Cloud certification?

Google Cloud certification comes with the validity of two years from the date certified. You need to recertify to maintain your certificate number and certification status.  

15. Are Whizlabs training courses enough to pass the Google Cloud certification exams?

As a complete preparation package, we offer an online training course and practice tests for the Google Cloud certification exam. To pass the exams, all you need is to:

  • Go through exam content to prepare well
  • Give practice tests to check your preparation level
  • The assistance of the subject matter experts to clarify your technical as well as non-technical doubts

This is all we provide in our training course for the Google Cloud certification exam. We include the links for whitepapers, documentation, and lab in our training videos and question explanations, and we highly recommend you to go through those links and dive deep to understand the concepts and prepare in a better manner.

16. Do you update the question bank with the latest updates?

Yes. Google revises the exam syllabus based on the current trends, to meet the industry standards. We have SMEs who monitor the changes into the exam syllabus and update the questions to ensure that we provide up to date preparation material to our students.

17. Does Whizlabs Offer any Subscription Plan?

Yes, we offer the Annual Subscription in which you get all the Whizlabs training courses worth $2500+ at $99 only. With Whizlabs subscription, you will get unlimited access to all the courses and hands-on labs with Premium Support for one year.

18. Do you provide a course completion certificate?

Yes, we provide a course completion certificate for online training courses. Once you watch the video course by 100% / complete an online course, you get a course completion certificate that is signed by our CEO.

19. How long is the license valid after the purchase?

Our simulators and video courses have a lifetime license/validity. Once you have purchased, you can access it for a lifetime.

1. What is the significance of Google Kubernetes Engine?

Google Kubernetes Engine is an enterprise-grade platform for containerized applications, including stateful and stateless, Linux and Windows, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, complex and simple web apps, backend services and backend. You can run advanced apps on a managed and secured Kubernetes service. The significance of using GKE are: 

  • Speeds up the app development process without compromising the security
  • Enables to leverage four-way auto-scaling and no stress management
  • Streamlines operations with release channels
  • Enables the optimization of TPU and GPU provisioning
  • Allows Google SREs to manage the infrastructure

2. What are the roles and responsibilities of a Google Cloud Professional Cloud Architect?

A Professional Cloud Architect is responsible for designing, developing, and managing solutions on Google Cloud Platform. A Google Cloud Professional Cloud Architect is expertise in using Google Cloud Console and Command Line interface in order to perform common tasks to design, develop, and manage solutions on GCP platform.

Following are the roles and responsibilities of a Professional Cloud Architect on the Google Cloud Platform:

  • Understanding technical requirements of customers and then work with the development teams to develop enterprise customer ecosystem
  • Gathering requirements from the client related to the project
  • Executing cloud development strategies and migration
  • Identifying and defining technical tasks and estimates required for implementing a design
  • Designing GCP cloud environments
  • Evaluating Data Centre strategy
  • Designing and implementing cloud infrastructure solutions for the distributed systems and applications
  • Designing and implementing automation pipelines for the deployment into GCP platform
  • Designing and architecting cloud native solutions and cloud migration
  • Handling and managing cloud architectures based on the Google Cloud Platform
  • Implementing Google Cloud Platform within large enterprise environment
  • Co-ordinating and work closely with the delivery team for providing inputs to tailor the delivery offerings as per industry trends
  • Focusing to nurture cloud computing expertise both internally and externally to promote cloud adoption

3. What are the Skills validated in the Google Cloud Certified Professional Cloud Architect Exam?

The skills that are validated in the Google Cloud Certified Professional Cloud Architect Exam are:

  • Designing and planning a cloud solution architecture
  • Managing and provisioning a solution infrastructure 
  • Designing for security and compliance
  • Analyzing and optimizing technical and business processes
  • Managing implementation
  • Ensuring solution and operations reliability

4. What is the significance of Google Stackdriver?

Google Stackdriver is a monitoring service that provides performance data about applications and virtual machines running on the Google Cloud Platform and Amazon Web Services. It performs logging, monitoring, and diagnostics to ensure availability and optimal performance. Google Stackdriver collects metadata and metrics from multiple cloud accounts and enables teams to access that data through custom charts, reports, and dashboards.

5. What are the Google Cloud Functions?

Google Cloud Functions in Google Cloud Platform is a serverless execution environment to build and connect cloud services. Cloud Function allows you to write single-purpose, simple functions that remain connected with the events that are emitted from the cloud infrastructure and services. The function is triggered when an event that is being watched is fired. The code then executed in the fully managed environment. With Cloud Functions, there is no need of provisioning any infrastructure or worrying about the management of servers.

6. What is the significance of object-based cloud storage in the Google Cloud platform?

Google Cloud Platform provides a worldwide, highly durable, object-based cloud storage for enterprises and developers. Users can access data instantly from any storage class, integrate that storage into their applications using a unified API, and can optimize performance and price. The following points describe the significance of Google Cloud object-based storage:

  • Optimization of performance and price across storage classes with Object Lifecycle Management
  • Reducing data storage carbon emissions to zero
  • Designed to provide highly durable and secure storage

7. What is the significance of BigTable on the Google Cloud platform?

BigTable is a high performance, compresse, proprietary data storage system that is built on the Google File System, SSTable, Chubby Lock Service, and some other Google technologies. It also underlines the Google Cloud Datastore that is available as a part of the GCP platform. The significance of BigTable on the Google Cloud Platform are:

  • Incredible scalability
  • Cluster resizing without downtime
  • Simple administration

1. I am a non-technical person, can I become a Google Cloud Professional Cloud Architect?

Yes, even if you are a non-technical person, you can become a Google Certified Professional Cloud Architect. The recommended requirement to take up the Google Cloud Architect certification exam is to have significant knowledge of cloud services and Google Cloud Platform with considerable experience. It is good if the candidate has a minimum of 12 months of hands-on experience with Google Cloud Platform. So, even if you are a fresher or have a non-technical background, you can take some training to get familiar with Google Cloud Platform. 

Also, you can get hands-on with Google Cloud Platform by using Google Cloud free tier account. After gaining some experience of working with GCP platform, you can validate your skills with the Google Cloud Certified Professional Cloud Architect exam to become a Google Cloud Professional Cloud Architect.

2. How to prepare for the Google Cloud Certified Professional Cloud Architect exam?

If you want to pass the Google Cloud Certified Professional Cloud Architect exam in the first attempt, you should follow the right path for your preparation. Steps you need to follow while preparing for Google Cloud Certified Professional Cloud Architect exam are:

Take up Google Cloud Professional Cloud Architect free test and Google Cloud Professional Cloud Architect practice tests to examine your preparation level.

3. Can I purchase an exam voucher from Whizlabs?

No, we do not provide an exam voucher. You will have to directly purchase it from the Google Cloud official website. The cost of the Google Cloud Professional Cloud Architect certification exam is USD 200 that is same across countries.

4. How long does it take to prepare for the Google Cloud Certified Professional Cloud Architect exam?

Being a professional-level certification exam, it’s a bit hard to pass the Google Cloud Architect certification exam. All you need is the self-determination and concentration to prepare for the exam. You will need 15-20 hours to take the Google Cloud Certified Professional Cloud Architect training course and practice tests. As hands-on experience is the key to pass the Google Cloud certification, you can spend as much time as you want on practice labs to get hands-on with the Google Cloud Platform.

So, overall get an aggregate of 25-35 hours for the exam preparation and you will be fully prepared for the Google Cloud Architect exam.

Note: the time period required for an exam preparation depends on many factors such as prior knowledge and experience, level of the exam, the concentration of the candidate, and how much time one takes to grasp a new concept. So, the exam preparation duration mentioned above will vary from individual to individual.

5. What is the average salary of a Cloud Architect on Google Cloud Platform?

According to the report by Paysa.com, the average Google Cloud Architect salary is $220,565, ranging from $182,456 to $250,923 with the top earners earning more than $291,030. 

6. What’s the next step after passing the Google Cloud Professional Cloud Architect certification exam?

As Google Cloud Certified Professional Cloud Architect is a professional-level certification, the next step could be targeting another professional-level Google Cloud certification to broaden the spectrum of your skills. Cloud architects can advance their careers with different roles.  So, as per the expertise and experience, one can choose to go for one of the following professional level Google Cloud certifications after getting the Google Certified Professional Cloud Architect certification:

  • Google Cloud Certified Professional Cloud Developer
  • Google Cloud Certified Professional Data Engineer
  • Google Cloud Certified Professional Cloud Security Engineer
  • Google Cloud Certified Professional Cloud DevOps Engineer
  • Google Cloud Certified Professional Cloud Network Engineer
  • Google Cloud Certified Professional Collaboration Engineer

7. Will I receive the Google Cloud Professional Cloud Architect certificate on passing the Google Cloud Professional Cloud Architect certification exam?

Yes, you will receive the Google Cloud Professional Cloud Architect certificate on passing the Google Cloud Certified Professional Cloud Architect exam. To become a Google Cloud Certified Professional Cloud Architect, you only need to pass this exam and on passing it, you will receive the title of Google Cloud Certified Professional Cloud Architect.

8. Do you have any preparation guidance for the Google Cloud Professional Cloud Architect certification exam?

Yes. We frequently write about certification preparation guides and tips on our blog. Here’s How to Prepare for the Google Cloud Certified Professional Cloud Architect Exam

9. What is the Exam Retake Policy for the Google Cloud Certified Associate Cloud Engineer exam?

  • The candidate needs to wait 14 days before taking the exam second time, if fails in the first attempt.
  • The candidate must wait at least 60 days before taking the exam third time, if fails in the 2nd attempt.
  • The candidate also has to wait for 1 year before taking the exam fourth time.
  • Thus, the candidate can take a maximum of 3 retakes in a year by paying the fee repeatedly for every attempt.

10. Where can I register for the Google Cloud certification exam?

Follow the steps below to register for the Google Cloud certification exam

  • Visit the official Google Cloud Webassessor website
  • Log into your Webassessor account (you will have to create one if you don’t have, in order to register for the exam)
  • Check the catalog, select the exam, and register
  • Choose the exam center i.e. Kryterion Testing Centre 
  • Schedule exam date and exam time

Note that you can reschedule your exam until 72 hours before the exam, without paying any extra charges. After this, an extra fee may apply.

11. What are the different types of questions asked in the Google Cloud certification exam?

You can expect the following types of questions in the Google Cloud certification exam, these are:

  • Multiple-choice questions
  • Multiple-response questions

12. How could I get hands-on with the Google Cloud Platform?

Hands-on experience is the best way to prepare for a Google Cloud certification. If you want to get more real-time experience, play with the Google Cloud hands-on labs available on Qwiklabs as well as GCP free tier to level up your skills and knowledge.

13. Apart from mock exams/video courses, is there any further assistance I can get from Whizlabs?

Yes, you will get full support for any query related to the certification while preparing through our mock exams/video courses. Your query will be handled by the certified SME (Subject Matter Expert) & response will be provided in due course.

1. Do you offer a Money-Back Guarantee for Whizlabs training courses?

Yes, we offer a 100% unconditional money-back guarantee for our training courses. If you don’t clear the exam for any reason, you can apply for a full refund. 


Please note that we only refund the amount paid for the Whizlabs training course, not the certification exam cost. For more details, we recommend you to check our Refund Policy

2. Do you provide any discount on the bulk purchase?

Yes, you can avail up to 50% discount on the purchase of more than 10 products at a time. For more details, please feel free to write here. A member of our support staff will respond back as soon as possible.

3. What are the payment gateways you provide?

We accept payments through different gateways like PayPal, CCAvenue, Stripe, etc.

1. After purchasing the Training Course from Whizlabs, how can I clarify my technical questions?

We have a dedicated team of subject-matter experts (SME) who will answer all of your queries that are submitted through our Learning Management System (LMS) interface. You will receive responses within 24 hours of the submission of the question.

2. What if I have more queries?

If you have any queries related to the Certification exam, Whizlabs training courses, payments, etc. please feel free to contact us. A member of our support staff will respond to you as soon as possible.

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