AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate (Part 1 Test)

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AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate (Part 1 Test) - Quiz


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  • 1. 
    You are trying to launch an EC2 instance, however the instance seems to go into a terminated status immediately. What would probably not be a reason that this is happening?  
    • A. 

      The AMI is missing a required part. 

    • B. 

       The snapshot is corrupt.

    • C. 

       You need to create storage in EBS first. 

    • D. 

       You've reached your volume limit. 

  • 2. 
    You have set up an Auto Scaling group. The cool down period for the Auto Scaling group is 7 minutes. The first instance is launched after 3 minutes, while the second instance is launched after 4 minutes. How many minutes after the first instance is launched will Auto Scaling accept another scaling actMty request?  
    • A. 

      11 minutes 

    • B. 

       7 minute

    • C. 

      10 minutes

    • D. 

      14 minutes 

  • 3. 
    In Amazon EC2 Container Service components, what is the name of a logical grouping of container instances on which you can place tasks?   
    • A. 

      A cluster 

    • B. 

      A container instance 

    • C. 

       A container 

    • D. 

      A task definition 

  • 4. 
    In the context of AWS support, why must an EC2 instance be unreachable for 20 minutes rather than allowing customers to open tickets immediately? 
    • A. 

      Because most reachability issues are resolved by automated processes in less than 20 minutes 

    • B. 

       Because all EC2 instances are unreachable for 20 minutes every day when AWS does routine maintenance 

    • C. 

       Because all EC2 instances are unreachable for 20 minutes when first launched

    • D. 

      Because of all the reasons listed here 

  • 5. 
    Can a user get a notification of each instance start / terminate configured with Auto Scaling?    
    • A. 

      Yes, if configured with the Launch Config 

    • B. 

       Yes, always 

    • C. 

      Yes, if configured with the Auto Scaling group 

    • D. 

       No 

  • 6. 
    Amazon EBS provides the ability to create backups of any Amazon EC2 volume into what is known as    
    • A. 

      Snapshots

    • B. 

      Images 

    • C. 

      Instance backups 

    • D. 

      Mirrors

  • 7. 
    Which one do you like?
    • A. 

      Option 1

    • B. 

      Option 2

    • C. 

      Option 3

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 8. 
    Which oneTo specify a resource in a policy statement, in Amazon EC2, can you use its Amazon Resource Name (ARN)?  do you like?
    • A. 

      Yes, you can. 

    • B. 

      No, you can't because EC2 is not related to ARN. 

    • C. 

       No, you can't because you can't specify a particular Amazon EC2 resource in an IAM policy

    • D. 

      Yes, you can but only for the resources that are not affected by the action. 

  • 9. 
    After you recommend Amazon Redshift to a client as an alternative solution to paying data warehouses to analyze his data, your client asks you to explain why you are recommending Redshift. Which of the following would be a reasonable response to his request?   
    • A. 

       It has high performance at scale as data and query complexity grows.  

    • B. 

      It prevents reporting and analytic processing from interfering with the performance of OLTP workloads

    • C. 

      You don't have the administrative burden of running your own data warehouse and dealing with setup, durability, monitoring, scaling, and patching

    • D. 

       All answers listed are a reasonable response to his question 

  • 10. 
    One of the criteria for a new deployment is that the customer wants to use AWS Storage Gateway. However you are not sure whether you should use gateway-cached volumes or gateway-stored volumes or even what the differences are. Which statement below best describes those differences? 
    • A. 

      Gateway-cached lets you store your data in Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) and retain a copy of frequently accessed data subsets locally. Gateway-stored enables you to configure your on-premises gateway to store all your data locally and then asynchronously back up point-in-time snapshots of this data to Amazon S3

    • B. 

       Gateway-cached is free whilst gateway-stored is not. 

    • C. 

       Gateway-cached is up to 10 times faster than gateway-stored.  

    • D. 

       Gateway-stored lets you store your data in Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) and retain a copy of frequently accessed data subsets locally. Gateway-cached enables you to configure your on-premises gateway to store all your data locally and then asynchronously back up point-in-time snapshots of this data to Amazon S3. 

  • 11. 
    A user is launching an EC2 instance in the US East region. Which of the below mentioned options is recommended by AWS with respect to the selection of the availability zone?    
    • A. 

      Always select the AZ while launching an instance 

    • B. 

      Always select the US-East-1-a zone for HA 

    • C. 

      Do not select the AZ; instead let AWS select the AZ 

    • D. 

      The user can never select the availability zone while launching an instance 

  • 12. 
    A user is storing a large number of objects on AWS S3. The user wants to implement the search functionality among the objects. How can the user achieve this?    
    • A. 

      Use the indexing feature of S3. 

    • B. 

       Tag the objects with the metadata to search on that. 

    • C. 

       Use the query functionality of S3.

    • D. 

      Make your own DB system which stores the S3 metadata for the search functionality. 

  • 13. 
    After setting up a Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) network, a more experienced cloud engineer suggests that to achieve low network latency and high network throughput you should look into setting up a placement group. You know nothing about this, but begin to do some research about it and are especially curious about its limitations. Which of the below statements is wrong in describing the limitations of a placement group? 
    • A. 

       Although launching multiple instance types into a placement group is possible, this reduces 

    • B. 

      A placement group can span multiple Availability Zones.  

    • C. 

       You can't move an existing instance into a placement group

    • D. 

       A placement group can span peered VPCs 

  • 14. 
    What is a placement group in Amazon EC2?   
    • A. 

       It is a group of EC2 instances within a single Availability Zone

    • B. 

      It the edge location of your web content. 

    • C. 

      It is the AWS region where you run the EC2 instance of your web content

    • D. 

       It is a group used to span multiple Availability Zones. 

  • 15. 
    You are migrating an internal sewer on your DC to an EC2 instance with EBS volume. Your server disk usage is around 500GB so you just copied all your data to a 2TB disk to be used with AWS Import/Export. Where will the data be imported once it arrives at Amazon?    
    • A. 

      To a 2TB EBS volume 

    • B. 

      To an S3 bucket with 2 objects of 1TB 

    • C. 

       to an 500GB EBS volume 

    • D. 

       to an S3 bucket as a 2TB snapshot 

  • 16. 
    A client needs you to import some existing infrastructure from a dedicated hosting provider to AWS to try and save on the cost of running his current website. He also needs an automated process that manages backups, software patching, automatic failure detection, and recovery. You are aware that his existing set up currently uses an Oracle database. Which of the following AWS databases would be best for accomplishing this task?   
    • A. 

      Amazon RDS 

    • B. 

      Amazon Redshift 

    • C. 

      Amazon SimpIeDB 

    • D. 

      Amazon EIastiCache 

  • 17. 
    True or falsez A VPC contains multiple subnets, where each subnet can span multiple Availability Zones. 
    • A. 

       This is true only if requested during the set-up of VPC. 

    • B. 

       This is true

    • C. 

       This is false

    • D. 

      This is true only for US regions. 

  • 18. 
    An edge location refers to which Amazon Web Service? 
    • A. 

      An edge location is refered to the network configured within a Zone or Region 

    • B. 

      An edge location is an AWS Region 

    • C. 

       An edge location is the location of the data center used for Amazon CIoudFront. 

    • D. 

      An edge location is a Zone within an AWS Region   

  • 19. 
    You are looking at ways to improve some existing infrastructure as it seems a lot of engineering resources are being taken up with basic management and monitoring tasks and the costs seem to be excessive. You are thinking of deploying Amazon E|asticCache to help. Which of the following statements is true in regards to EIasticCache?   
    • A. 

      You can improve load and response times to user actions and queries however the cost associated with scaling web applications will be more. 

    • B. 

       You can't improve load and response times to user actions and queries but you can reduce the cost associated with scaling web applications. 

    • C. 

      You can improve load and response times to user actions and queries however the cost associated with scaling web applications will remain the same. 

    • D. 

      You can improve load and response times to user actions and queries and also reduce the cost associated with scaling web applications. 

  • 20. 
    Do Amazon EBS volumes persist independently from the running life of an Amazon EC2 instance? 
    • A. 

       Yes, they do but only if they are detached from the instance. 

    • B. 

       No, you cannot attach EBS volumes to an instance. 

    • C. 

      No, they are dependent. 

    • D. 

      Yes, they do

  • 21. 
    Your supervisor has asked you to build a simple file synchronization service for your department. He doesn't want to spend too much money and he wants to be notified of any changes to files by email. What do you think would be the best Amazon service to use for the email solution?    
    • A. 

       Amazon SES 

    • B. 

       Amazon CIoudSearch 

    • C. 

      Amazon SWF 

    • D. 

      Amazon AppStream

  • 22. 
    Does DynamoDB support in-place atomic updates? 
    • A. 

      Yes 

    • B. 

       No 

    • C. 

       It does support in-place non-atomic updates 

    • D. 

       It is not defined 

  • 23. 
    Your manager has just given you access to multiple VPN connections that someone else has recently set up between all your company's offices. She needs you to make sure that the communication between the VPNs is secure. Which of the following services would be best for providing a low-cost hub-and-spoke model for primary or backup connectMty between these remote offices?    
    • A. 

      Amazon C|oudFront 

    • B. 

       AWS Direct Connect 

    • C. 

      AWS C|oudHSM 

    • D. 

      AWS VPN CIoudHub 

  • 24. 
    Amazon EC2 provides a . It is an HTTP or HTTPS request that uses the HTTP verbs GET or POST. 
    • A. 

       web database 

    • B. 

       .net framework 

    • C. 

       Query API 

    • D. 

       C library 

  • 25. 
    In Amazon AWS, which of the following statements is true of key pairs? 
    • A. 

      Key pairs are used only for Amazon SDKs. 

    • B. 

      Key pairs are used only for Amazon EC2 and Amazon CIoudFront.  

    • C. 

       Key pairs are used only for Elastic Load Balancing and AWS IAM. 

    • D. 

      Key pairs are used for all Amazon services.