Salesforce Platform Developer 1 Certification Practice Exams

Everything you need to prepare for Platform Developer 1 

In order to pass the Platform Developer 1 certification, you’ll find that knowledge and experience of the Salesforce platform aren’t enough. You also need to get to grips with the exam itself. 

You need to try plenty of practice questions that cover all of the study guide objectives. It also helps if the practice questions are in a similar format to the actual exam e.g. scenario based, multiple correct answer and the practice exam is timed.

That’s why we created the Platform Developer 1 Practice Exams. It will help you understand confusing or difficult concepts from the official Salesforce Certification Exam Guide and brush up on your skills – all in a format that is similar to the actual exam and has been proven to work with thousands of happy customers. 

What's included?

  • Over 300 practice questions 
  • 4 full practice exams of 60 questions each, same as the actual exam
  • Covers all 6 Sections of the official Salesforce Certification Exam Guide 
  • Covers all of the 43 objectives within each of the sections
  • Each exam is timed, so you can test yourself under timed conditions 
  • Scenario based questions
  • Single and multiple choice questions as in the actual exam
  • Practice questions on a specific topic to ensure that you have grasped it
  • Detailed explanations, screenshots and reference links so you are not left wondering
  • Ask any questions you have regarding the topics and get a personal response in the forums
  • Unlimited Access and Updates for 12 months
  • Only $19

The Platform Developer 1 exams were excellent! I managed to pass the test on my first try, using mainly your tools. I was able to cruise through the test with confidence. Thank you very much! I will be utilizing more practice tests in the future!

Luis J. Robles

I passed my test! I did find your site very, very helpful. The format of answering a test question and getting immediate feedback, including a link to the Salesforce documentation was the perfect way to see what I needed to focus on, and get me to the right place to get the information. I also found that the practice exams were an excellent representation of the material that was on the actual test. There are so many web sites out there with inaccurate information – since yours had Salesforce documentation links, I felt confident that what I was studying was correct.

Sue Irvine

Thank you for the practice exams and study guide. I found them a great source of help and inspiration. It was a big challenge but I have passed the exam.

Steeve Seidel


  • Do I interact with a real person at all?
    • We have an active forum, in which you’ll be able to interact with others studying the same certification as you. We are also on hand to answer your questions in the forum.

  • How many of the practice questions will I find on the actual exam?
    • The practice exam questions are original questions created based on the study guide topics, so you will not find exactly the same questions on the actual exam. You will find that they are written in the same style and cover the topics as specified in the study guide.

  • Why should I pay for this, when there are many free sites out there?
    • We know there are many sites out there with free practice questions and quizzes.

      The problems with these sites are :

      – The answers are often incorrect, which will cause you to become confused
      – There are no detailed explanations to explain the answer, so you are left wondering
      – They don’t cover all of the exam objectives
      – They are not updated for the latest release.
      – They don’t allow you to study one particular objective.

      We have spent a huge amount of time to create practice questions that are realistic and up to date. We make sure that each question has a detailed explanation to help your learning. Using the weightings from the study guide, we have made sure there is a balance of questions from each objective, so you can make sure you have covered all areas. You get to practice answering 60 questions in the same time that you will have when you take the actual exam. Also, if you need to review questions on a particular topic, you can choose to just take questions on that topic.

  • Is there a money back guarantee?
    • We can’t guarantee that you’ll pass the exam, it’s up to you to use the practice questions to help you prepare. Check the testimonials though, there are many happy Salesforce certified people who have found the tests helped them.

      We do promise that we have done our best to make sure the questions are accurate and up to date. In the unlikely event that you find an answer that you believe is incorrect, please let us know the details so we can correct it and we will be happy to refund your money!

  • Is it possible to review questions by topic?
    • Yes, as well as the practice exams, you can choose to review questions only on a particular study guide topic, so you can focus on any areas you feel you need more practice on.
  • What release are the questions based on?
    • The questions are updated shortly after each release. You will get any release updates for free during the 1 year of access after purchase.
  • Is there a time limit for access to the practice exams?
    • You have access to the exams for 12 months from the date of purchase. During that time, you may access the exams as many times as you like to practice. You will get all release updates to the exams during your access.

pd1 exam overview

This is the starting point for your study, the full practice exams and exams by each topic.

Each full practice exam has 60 questions weighted according to the study guide objectives.

Each study guide objective has a practice exam.

pd1 user interface

Topic exams allow you to focus your practice on one study guide objective

Question explanations, reference links and screenshots to help you learn and understand.

Why choose Focus on Force? 

I’m Martin Gessner, founder of Focus on Force. I’ve spent eight years working with the Salesforce platform in various roles (including business analyst, project manager, consultant, solutions designer and solutions architect), and worked my way through 10 certifications in order to move up the career ladder. 

I created Focus on Force after realizing that others could benefit from the methods I used to pass Salesforce certifications. Thousands of people from around the world have found them to be hugely valuable (just check out some of the testimonials on this page), and I’m pretty sure you will, too.

With our study guides, you get to…

  • Improve your knowledge and confidence. Brush up on your Salesforce training or kick off your learning if you don’t have on-the-job experience.

  • Stay free from boredom! No long, tedious walls of text to read through! Instead you’ll find screenshots, links for references, review Q&As for every topic, and lots of other engaging stuff.  

  • Learn efficiently. We help you focus on the key points you’ll need to know in order to pass.

Just wanted to say thanks so much for putting these together!
I passed my Dev 1 Cert with the help of the practice exams and have recommended them to multiple people! 🙂

Nancy Gresham

I passed the Platform Developer 1 certification exam and I believe the Focus on Force practice exams was a tremendous help. I feel I had a good knowledge of the subject matter. However, taking the practice exams was instrumental in my preparation of the language that is used in the certification exam questions and answers. I found the construction and language used in the exam questions similar to the actual exam. Additionally, the feedback provided for each question was extremely helpful on the subjects I found I needed more study. I was also able to identify the areas I needed to spend more time studying as well as links to the subject matter to study. I will (and have already) recommend anybody to purchase your practice exams!

Tim Taylor

Very good practice test. Thank you. I manage to clear Platform Dev I certification exam in first attempt.

Milind Amin

I have passed the Dev I certification in first attempt, so feeling good today….:) 🙂 FocusOnForce will definitely help you develop learning patterns and complement trailhead. I would definitely rely on FocusOnForce for other certifications as well, and would really want to thank Martin & team for putting the correct explanations along with questions which helps quite a bit.

Jeetan Madaanbhu

Most people use the practice exams together with our Platform Developer 1 Study Guide