Smart Grid Exam 2

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Smart Grid Exam 2

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    An energy user, who generates renewable energy in its domestic environment and either stores the surplus energy for future use or vends to the interested energy buyers is termed as a?
    • A. 

      Prosumer

    • B. 

      Consumer

    • C. 

      Producer

  • 2. 
    A group of DERs connected via a dedicated technical infrastructure with an aggregated capacity analogous to a usual power plant, is termed as a
    • A. 

      Micro Gird

    • B. 

      Virtual Power Plant

    • C. 

      Traditional Grid

  • 3. 
    Select 3 challenges for managing prosumers in Prosumer Community Groups 
    • A. 

      Identifying and attracting more dynamic prosumers to the community

    • B. 

      Connecting solar panels to the grid

    • C. 

      Motivating new prosumers to join the community

    • D. 

      Keeping sustainable growth in prosumer base

  • 4. 
    Select 3 reasons why an attacker will attack the smart grid
    • A. 

      Economic reasons e.g. reducing electricity bill

    • B. 

      To configure the smart grid network

    • C. 

      Pranks

    • D. 

      Terrorist Activities

  • 5. 
    What is Stuxnet?
    • A. 

      Malware which attacked SCADA

    • B. 

      Software used by SCADA

    • C. 

      Network of Stux

  • 6. 
    Select 4 vulnerable areas within smart grid that can be attacked.
    • A. 

      Generation

    • B. 

      Transmission

    • C. 

      Distribution

    • D. 

      Consumption

    • E. 

      Prosumer

  • 7. 
    Stuxnet is a cyber attack on SCADA. True or False?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Which are the three security objectives applicable to smart grids? (select one)
    • A. 

      Integrity, Availability, Confidentiality

    • B. 

      Integrity, Credibility, Confidentiality

    • C. 

      Integrity, Availability, Reliability

  • 9. 
    What type of information is exchanged over the smart grid network?
    • A. 

      Price data

    • B. 

      Meter Data

    • C. 

      Control Commands

    • D. 

      Entertainment Movies

  • 10. 
    Infected devices (e.g. pen drives) can be used to launch attack on smart grids? True or False
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    What does DoS stand for?
    • A. 

      Denial of Service

    • B. 

      Distribution of Service

    • C. 

      Distinction of Service

    • D. 

      Destruction of Service

  • 12. 
    Secure communication architecture is designed to secure smart grid from attacks. True or False?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    The ability of a component or system to perform required functions under stated conditions for a stated period of time is termed as? (Select only one)
    • A. 

      Clarity

    • B. 

      Reliability

    • C. 

      Latency

    • D. 

      Measurability

  • 14. 
    Select two stages in Failure Protection
    • A. 

      Failure prediction and prevention

    • B. 

      Failure control

    • C. 

      Failure identification, diagnosis, and recovery

  • 15. 
    Accurate simulation models increase reliability of a system. True or False?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Self Healing is a property of Smart Grids. True or False.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    A state in which one is not observed or disturbed by other people is termed as?
    • A. 

      Security

    • B. 

      Risk

    • C. 

      Privacy

    • D. 

      Confidentiality

  • 18. 
    Select three types of privacy.
    • A. 

      Personal Privacy

    • B. 

      Information Privacy

    • C. 

      Intellectual Privacy

    • D. 

      Network Privacy

  • 19. 
    Privacy policy should state how the energy usage data will be stored and shared. True or False?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Is educating a customer about privacy concerns a practical way to to address privacy issues?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    Select 5 data characteristics.
    • A. 

      Data Diversity

    • B. 

      Data Granularity

    • C. 

      Data Management

    • D. 

      Data Transformation

    • E. 

      Data Access & Sharing

    • F. 

      Data Archival

  • 22. 
    Is weather forecast an indirect source of data?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Smart grid data size can be in?
    • A. 

      Terabytes

    • B. 

      Gigabytes

    • C. 

      Petabytes

    • D. 

      Megabytes

  • 24. 
    A probability or threat of damage, injury, liability, loss, or any other negative occurrence that is caused by external or internal vulnerabilities, and that may be avoided through pre-emptive action, is termed as?
    • A. 

      Privacy

    • B. 

      Risk

    • C. 

      Security

  • 25. 
    A firm belief in the reliability, truth, or ability of someone or something is termed as? 
    • A. 

      Security

    • B. 

      Privacy

    • C. 

      Trust

    • D. 

      Data Aggregation

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