CL0-001 CompTIA Cloud Essentials Practice Test Set 1

An organization has just gone to a start-up cloud provider for its entire infrastructure. Which of the following is one of the new organizational roles required at the cloud provider?


Options are :

  • Supply manager
  • Commercial manager
  • Credit risk manager
  • Infrastructure project manager (Correct)

Answer : Infrastructure project manager

FC0-U41 CompTIA Strata IT Fundamentals Practice Exam Set 8

Company A has a SaaS cloud that hosts their office suite software. Company B has an IaaS cloudthat provides all their server hardware, including the server hosting their office suite software.Which of the following is a similarity between both company's clouds?


Options are :

  • Backups synchronize with the hot site (Correct)
  • Multiple servers are clustered
  • Software is hosted
  • Servers are on-site

Answer : Backups synchronize with the hot site

An external cloud service provider has been chosen by a financial company to deliver some capabilities that used to be performed house.Which of the following would provide the BEST amount of coverage to the financial company byway of continually asserting that there ia
acceptable security posture being achieved by the service provider?


Options are :

  • Perform a penetration test every 6 to 12 months and mandate that any unacceptably high issues or risks are mitigated.
  • Ensure that the service provider aligns to an industry standard, such as ISO 27000 series or another regulatory compliance framework and request that they self-monitor annually
  • Perform a risk assessment annuallyand mandate that any unacceptably high risks are mitigated.
  • Define required security service levels, agree on security evaluation criteria, and perform regular compliance checks based on the service levels and evaluation criteria. (Correct)

Answer : Define required security service levels, agree on security evaluation criteria, and perform regular compliance checks based on the service levels and evaluation criteria.

Which of the following is improved by choosing cloud computing versus traditional IT infrastructuroutsourcing?


Options are :

  • Employee morale
  • Legal requirements
  • Controllable response time
  • Resource spending (Correct)

Answer : Resource spending

JK0-802 CompTIA A+ Certification Exam Set 12

A technology manager is explaining the company's latest move toward cloud computing. Which of the following statements would NOT be an example of cloud computing?


Options are :

  • The company is going to leverage hosted servers to handle any additional processing power needed for the application developers.
  • The company is moving their email to a third party web application.
  • The company is consolidating their 10 web servers to one physical server located in thedatacenter. (Correct)
  • The employees will nowaccess their hosted finance application via their web browser.

Answer : The company is consolidating their 10 web servers to one physical server located in thedatacenter.

Which of the following characteristics of cloud computing describes the ability to grow easily in response to an increase in demand?


Options are :

  • Scalability (Correct)
  • Hardware independence
  • Variability
  • Security

Answer : Scalability

Which of the following is an important factor for maintaining strategic flexibility? 


Options are :

  • Return on investment
  • Elasticity
  • Vendor lock-in (Correct)
  • Integrity

Answer : Vendor lock-in

N10-006 CompTIA Network+ Certification Practice Test Set 6

Which of the following is a differentiating characteristic of private cloud solutions compared to public cloud solutions?


Options are :

  • Private cloud solutions are dedicated for use by a single organization. (Correct)
  • Private cloud solutions do not provideincremental scalability
  • Private cloud solutions save considerably more money than a public cloud solution.
  • Private cloud solutions are never accessible via the public Internet.

Answer : Private cloud solutions are dedicated for use by a single organization.

Which of the following would help an organization's IT department set their objectives and expectations for a cloud computing solution?


Options are :

  • Service Strategy (Correct)
  • Service Operation
  • Service Design
  • Service Transition

Answer : Service Strategy

An organizationrequiresthatitfederatesitsinternal systems theiexternally hosted SaaS finance system so a user does not have to re-authenticate. This is an example of which of thefollowing?


Options are :

  • Single sign-on (Correct)
  • Open authentication
  • Biometric scanning
  • Multifactorauthentication

Answer : Single sign-on

SY0-401 CompTIA Security+ Certification Practice Exam Set 8

Which of the following is a negative business impact of cloud computing?


Options are :

  • Itis difficult to implement problem management.
  • It is more difficult to ensure policy compliance. (Correct)
  • It slows down the company's ability to deal with server capacity issues.
  • It lowers the company's overall application processing availability.

Answer : It is more difficult to ensure policy compliance.

Which of the following risks are associated with using a customized proprietary cloud application?


Options are :

  • Locking into the cloud provider and increasing costs over the long term (Correct)
  • Simplified continuity of operation and disaster recovery plan
  • Reassignment of roles and responsibilities would be necessary
  • Lack of internal control over function and design of applications

Answer : Locking into the cloud provider and increasing costs over the long term

Which of the following is an effect of cloud computing on application development?


Options are :

  • SaaS allows for open-source application development.
  • SaaS allows for a shorter time to marketfor some applications.
  • SaaS inhibits vendor interoperability on application platforms. (Correct)
  • SaaS delays the time to market for most applications.

Answer : SaaS inhibits vendor interoperability on application platforms.

JK0-015 CompTIA E2C Security+ 2008 Edition Practice Exam Set 5

As part of a critical SaaS application, one of the contractual statements by the cloud provider is arequirement to perform scheduled maintenance. This has a direct impact on which of the following?


Options are :

  • Service transition
  • Service design
  • Service strategy
  • Service operatio (Correct)

Answer : Service operatio

Which of the following cloud services would be used to rent hardware, computing and networkspace, and storage over the Internet?


Options are :

  • PaaS
  • SaaS
  • XaaS
  • IaaS (Correct)

Answer : IaaS

Which of the following is the BEST way to mitigate the security and privacy issues associated with cloud computing?


Options are :

  • Removing virtualized hardware from the organization
  • Removing firewalls and access control routers from the network
  • Implementation and enforcement of a comprehensive security policy (Correct)
  • Allowing only cloud administrators to have access to cloud resources

Answer : Implementation and enforcement of a comprehensive security policy

Mock : CompTIA Cloud+ Certification

A software development platform is in the process of being migrated from an in-house frameworkto a cloud-based PaaS. Which of the following development aspects is likely to be applicable inthe PaaS environment?


Options are :

  • Familiarization will be required with cloud provider-based APIs, web services, and development frameworks. (Correct)
  • Cloud environments only support agile development. The software development team will need to change from their waterfall SDLC methodology before migrating.
  • No expected change in software development process when migrating from in-house to PaaS
  • PaaS providers do not allow customers with their own software development teams to write new applications on the cloud platform.

Answer : Familiarization will be required with cloud provider-based APIs, web services, and development frameworks.

Which of the following must be implemented by a cloud provider to ensure that different entitiescan authenticate and share basic user accounting information? 


Options are :

  • Federation (Correct)
  • Virtualization
  • Self service
  • Scalability

Answer : Federation

A company is using an Internet-based cloud service provided by a third party. Which of the following can the third party NOT guarantee when providing cloud resources?


Options are :

  • Capacity
  • Network path
  • Scalability
  • Cost (Correct)

Answer : Cost

JK0-015 CompTIA E2C Security+ 2008 Edition Practice Exam Set 7

Which of the following is a difference between cloud computing and visualization when
implementing IaaS? 


Options are :

  • Boxed, retail versions of office suite software must be used for consistent licensing
  • None
  • All hardware is maintained on-site by current IT staff and managers
  • Cloud computingmay use visualization, while visualization does not require cloud services (Correct)
  • Both a cloud and a virtual solution will provide additional programmers for application development

Answer : Cloud computingmay use visualization, while visualization does not require cloud services

Which of the following is the MOST significant difference between SaaS and IaaS?


Options are :

  • IaaS can test network configurations. (Correct)
  • SaaS is used for only public clouds.
  • IaaS can be secured and encrypted.
  • SaaS is accessible anywhere.

Answer : IaaS can test network configurations.

A financial services company plans to move its existing CRM system into the cloud. The current system hosts 50 million customers. Which of the following steps should be done FIRST for movingthis application into the cloud?


Options are :

  • Communicate with customers that they will be moving to a new CRM system which will be hosted in the cloud.
  • Perform security testing of the application to ensure that there are no new security vulnerabilities being introduced. (Correct)
  • Perform testing to confirm that all the customer data can be mapped/migrated during the allocated change window.
  • Perform a physical site assessment on where the application is hosted to ensure adequate controls are in place.

Answer : Perform security testing of the application to ensure that there are no new security vulnerabilities being introduced.

JK0-019 CompTIA E2C Network + Certification Exam Set 4

Which of the following is true when mitigating risks in a cloud environment while avoiding impact to performance?


Options are :

  • When securing cloud resources, data security is not an issue.
  • When securing cloud resources, it is always a best practice to use the strongest security on the most sensitive data.
  • When securing cloud resources, it is always a best practice toencrypt all data stored in the cloud.
  • When securing cloud resources, only the most sensitive data should be secured. (Correct)

Answer : When securing cloud resources, only the most sensitive data should be secured.

Which of the following capabilities MUST a vendor be able to fulfill in order to provide a successfulI aaS solution? (Select TWO).


Options are :

  • Application configuration settings
  • Network maintenance (Correct)
  • Application development
  • Physical security
  • Web-based application maintenance

Answer : Network maintenance

Which of the following can be deployed by a cloud provider to reduce storage costs?


Options are :

  • Journaling file systems
  • Data encryption
  • Data de-duplication (Correct)
  • Two-factor authentication

Answer : Data de-duplication

JK0-802 CompTIA A+ Certification Exam Set 7

In order to maintain strategic flexibility and the ability to bring a cloud system back internally, which of the following is the MOST important requirement in the contract?


Options are :

  • One week timeframe for termination of service
  • Cloud providerhas ability to terminate contract
  • Cloud subscriber maintains ownership of their data (Correct)
  • Yearly independent audit is performed to measure performance

Answer : Cloud subscriber maintains ownership of their data

Which of the following only provides configurable physical hardware and network resources usedto make up the cloud? 


Options are :

  • PaaS
  • CaaS
  • SaaS
  • IaaS (Correct)

Answer : IaaS

A company is trying to understand the IT service management impacts of adopting cloud computing as the delivery vehicle for a new service. Which of the following lifecycle phases would be likely to see these impacts evaluated? 


Options are :

  • Transition
  • Design
  • Operation
  • Strategy (Correct)

Answer : Strategy

SY0-401 CompTIA Security+ Certification Practice Exam Set 9

Which of the following cloud service characteristics would impact how a current application will adapt in the future according to how quickly a business will grow? 


Options are :

  • Security
  • Scalability (Correct)
  • Time to market
  • Hardware independence

Answer : Scalability

How does using cloud computing help to enhance business value?


Options are :

  • By paying for actual usage, cloud computing allows businesses to convert fixed costs into variable costs. (Correct)
  • By usingcloud computing, businesses are able to lower server utilization
  • By using cloud computing, businesses are able to realize lower asset utilization for personnel.
  • By paying for actual usage, cloud computing allows businesses to convert variable costs into fixed costs.

Answer : By paying for actual usage, cloud computing allows businesses to convert fixed costs into variable costs.

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