Cloud Computing Foundations Quiz

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  • 1. 

    Which of the following statements is correct?                     a. Cloud Computing and Virtualization are the responsibility of the IT department. 30-31                     b. Virtualization is an important enabler for Cloud Computing.

    • A.

      Only A is correct

    • B.

      Only B is correct

    • C.

      Both A and B are correct

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. Only B is correct
    Explanation
    Page references;
    a) 30-31
    b) 25 & 36

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  • 2. 

     What benefit is a characteristic of Cloud Computing?  

    • A.

      Cloud Computing delivers capabilities that scale with demand

    • B.

      Cloud Computing is procured with the IT department

    • C.

      Cloud computing delivers IT capacity on demand

    • D.

      Cloud Computing delivers a wide range of services

    Correct Answer
    C. Cloud computing delivers IT capacity on demand
    Explanation
    Page reference;
    83

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  • 3. 

     Amazon Elastic Cloud Computing is a facility for quickly providing virtual servers.  This is an example of:

    • A.

      IAAS

    • B.

      PAAS

    • C.

      SAAS

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. IAAS
    Explanation
    Page reference;
    48

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  • 4. 

    Web hosting is a service that enables customers to deploy a web site quickly.  This is an example of: 

    • A.

      IAAS

    • B.

      PAAS

    • C.

      SAAS

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. SAAS
    Explanation
    Page references;
    98-100

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  • 5. 

    Identify the missing word in the following sentence.  Private clouds are operated solely for _____________ organizations.  

    • A.

      A spcific

    • B.

      Several

    • C.

      Govermental

    • D.

      For-profit

    Correct Answer
    A. A spcific
    Explanation
    Page reference;
    53

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  • 6. 

    For which of the following workloads can cloud computing have the greatest benefit? 

    • A.

      Fixed and predictable workloads

    • B.

      Unexpectedly varying workloads

    • C.

      Steadily increasing workloads

    • D.

      Steadily decreasing workloads

    Correct Answer
    B. Unexpectedly varying workloads
    Explanation
    Page reference;
    41

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  • 7. 

    What is the business reason for IT outsourcing and cloud computing? 

    • A.

      Improve customer satisfaction

    • B.

      Solving security problems

    • C.

      Improve cost structure

    • D.

      Incrasing control over IT

    Correct Answer
    C. Improve cost structure
    Explanation
    Page reference;
    67

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  • 8. 

    Which business consequence does IT outsourcing and cloud computing have in common? 

    • A.

      Shorter time to market

    • B.

      Involvement of external staff

    • C.

      Reduced experience

    • D.

      Improved flexibility

    Correct Answer
    B. Involvement of external staff
    Explanation
    Page reference;
    68

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  • 9. 

    Which of the following statements is correct?         a. Security will be better with cloud computing          b. Maintenance cost will be lower with cloud computing  

    • A.

      A is correct

    • B.

      B is correct

    • C.

      Both A and B are correct

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. B is correct
    Explanation
    Page references;
    a) 78-False
    b) 76 True

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  • 10. 

    What is a typical concern for business and IT leaders for adopting Cloud Computing?  

    • A.

      Quality of web based user faces

    • B.

      Current cost structure of IT

    • C.

      Security of current IT solutions

    • D.

      Technical maintenance of current IT assets

    Correct Answer
    B. Current cost structure of IT
    Explanation
    Page reference;
    74

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  • 11. 

    Which of the following statements are correct?                       A. Elastic capacity can grow rapidly with the business, avoiding lost revenue.            B. Elastic capacity can rapidly shrink with the business, avoiding wasted expense.  

    • A.

      A is correct

    • B.

      B is correct

    • C.

      Both A and B are correct

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. Both A and B are correct
    Explanation
    Page reference;
    83

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  • 12. 

    Why does hardware and Operating system maintenance take less time with SAAS? 

    • A.

      Because the OS vendor takes care of it

    • B.

      Because the maintenance become irrelevant

    • C.

      Because the hardware vendor takes care of it

    • D.

      Because the cloud provider takes care of it

    Correct Answer
    D. Because the cloud provider takes care of it
    Explanation
    Page reference;
    76

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  • 13. 

    Why is the financial managment likely to take more effort with cloud computing? 

    • A.

      Because cost can vary as demands change

    • B.

      Because cloud computing is more expensive

    • C.

      Because cloud provider pricing is visible to everyone

    • D.

      Because cloud computing makes the application portfolio more complex

    Correct Answer
    A. Because cost can vary as demands change
    Explanation
    Page reference;
    240

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  • 14. 

    Which of the cloud following confidentiality risks are introduced by Cloud Computing? 

    • A.

      Having files stored on the servers of a cloud provider

    • B.

      Government regulations require data to be disclosed

    • C.

      Company information can be transmitted electronically

    • D.

      Digitizing information makes it easier to copy

    Correct Answer
    A. Having files stored on the servers of a cloud provider
    Explanation
    Page reference;
    78

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  • 15. 

     Which of the following is most typically accessed through Web Services?

    • A.

      IAAS

    • B.

      PAAS

    • C.

      SAAS

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. PAAS
    Explanation
    Page reference 104

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  • 16. 

     What are essential steps in creating a virtual machine?

    • A.

      A. Select a machine image to run, select the size of the virtual machine, select security credentials

    • B.

      B. Select the size of the virtual machine, select security credentials, select an application set to run

    • C.

      C. Select a machine image to run, select the size of the virtual machine, select an application to run

    • D.

      D. Select a machine image to run, select an application set to run, select security credentials

    Correct Answer
    A. A. Select a machine image to run, select the size of the virtual machine, select security credentials
    Explanation
    Page reference;
    112

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  • 17. 

    Identify the missing words in the following sentence.  Without __________ manufacturing machine images, too _________ variations of virtual machine images will be in use.  

    • A.

      Manually, many

    • B.

      Automated, many 102-121

    • C.

      Manually, little

    • D.

      Automated, little

    Correct Answer
    B. Automated, many 102-121
    Explanation
    Page reference

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