Cloud Computing Foundations Quiz

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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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 15. 
     Which of the following is most typically accessed through Web Services?
    • A. 

      IAAS

    • B. 

      PAAS

    • C. 

      SAAS

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 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

  • 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

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