CL0-001 CompTIA Cloud Essentials Practice Test Set 6

Why is it important to know the physical location for a governmental cloud based storage solution?


Options are :

  • Data stored in other countries could be accessed by the local government (Correct)
  • Data stored in other countries could impact access latency
  • Data stored in other countries could reduce revenue for the originating country
  • Data stored in other countries could slow down application response

Answer : Data stored in other countries could be accessed by the local government

Which of the following describes the difference between SaaS and IaaS?


Options are :

  • SaaS enables the software developer while IaaSprovides the specifications.
  • SaaS defines a standard while IaaS implements the standard.
  • SaaS implements security while IaaS provides information.
  • SaaS provides applications while IaaS provides equipment. (Correct)

Answer : SaaS provides applications while IaaS provides equipment.

Following an IT Service Management lifecycle approach, a Chief Information Officer would take which of the following paths to implement a cloud solution?


Options are :

  • Decide whether to implement the application on the cloud; Choose an IaaS provider; Choose whether to develop the service in-house; Operate the service application inthe cloud.
  • Choose the SaaS provider; Design the application; Choose whether to develop the service application in-house or outsource; Operate the service application in the cloud.
  • Decide whether to implement on the cloud; Choose a XaaS provider; Design the application; Choose where to develop the service application; Operate the service application in the cloud.
  • Strategize which IaaS provider to use; Design the application; Transition the development process to the cloud; Operate the service application in the cloud. (Correct)

Answer : Strategize which IaaS provider to use; Design the application; Transition the development process to the cloud; Operate the service application in the cloud.

A scalability regularly doubles the number of employees over the summer by hiring on temporary staff. The company currently pays thesameprice every month for its email software, equal to the maximum number of employees on staff who have email addresses. The company would like to only pay for the number of active email addresses and is considering migrating to a cloud solution. Which of the following characteristics of cloud computing is the MOST beneficial reason the company should implement a cloud solution?


Options are :

  • Scalability
  • Security
  • Variable costs (Correct)
  • Hardware independence

Answer : Variable costs

A cloud usage metering scheme allows for which of the following customer chargeback alternatives?


Options are :

  • Direct cost
  • Cost allocation (Correct)
  • Shared cost
  • Cost amortization

Answer : Cost allocation

An organization is planning to host a number of its critical applications in the cloud. Which of the following is the BEST way to gain a broad assurance of the cloud provider's security posture? 


Options are :

  • A review that includes security policies, evidence of the controls, physical site assessment and vulnerability scanning
  • A review that includes interviewing key security stakeholders and identifying the key controls that they operate
  • A review that includes the right to audit on a yearly basis and review of the security clauses on the contract
  • A review that includes security applications, external audits, intrusion detection and firewall policy reviews (Correct)

Answer : A review that includes security applications, external audits, intrusion detection and firewall policy reviews

Which of the following is a potential advantage of using Storage as a Service?


Options are :

  • Data is accessible when the Internet is not functioning
  • Decrease in IT management of the platform (Correct)
  • In-house IT staff controls all data
  • Increase in encryption technologies

Answer : Decrease in IT management of the platform

Locating datacenters close to target markets is the result of which of the following strategic initiatives?


Options are :

  • Geography
  • Localization
  • Geoproximity (Correct)
  • Geodiversity

Answer : Geoproximity

Consumption statistics for individual cloud service offering is used by which of the following ITIL processes? 


Options are :

  • Service level management (Correct)
  • Supplier management
  • Continuous service improvement
  • Information security management

Answer : Service level management

Which of the following will allow an organization to integrate internal identity management services with a cloud provider in order to provide single sign-on across the internal and cloud-hosted environments?


Options are :

  • Federation
  • Virtualization
  • Outsourcing
  • Role-based authentication (Correct)

Answer : Role-based authentication

One major impact that cloud computing has had on the application development process is the need for greater:


Options are :

  • speed. (Correct)
  • security.
  • isolation.
  • standardization

Answer : speed.

One of the strategic reasons to source component technology purchases from multiple providers is to:


Options are :

  • keep vendor prices down.
  • influence governmental organizations.
  • avoid vendor lock-in. (Correct)
  • encourage vendor control.

Answer : avoid vendor lock-in.

Which of the following is the cloud characteristics that speeds up development, deployment, and overall time to market?


Options are :

  • Cloud bursting
  • Rapid elasticity (Correct)
  • Network pooling
  • Universal access

Answer : Rapid elasticity

An application development company is considering implementing a cloud solution to help improve time to market with new software upgrades. The existing application has been in use by customers for several years and contains a large amount of code. Which of the following types of clouds would be BEST for this company to implement?


Options are :

  • IaaS
  • PaaS (Correct)
  • XaaS
  • SaaS

Answer : PaaS

Which of the following is an example of SaaS?


Options are :

  • Hosted email software (Correct)
  • Offshore help desk support
  • Hosted database software and development tools
  • Hosted network hardware

Answer : Hosted email software

A graphic design company regularly runs out of storage space on its file servers due to the large size of its customer artwork files. The company is considering migrating to cloud computing to solve this problem. Which of the following characteristics of cloud computing         is the MOST beneficial reason the company should implement a cloud solution? 


Options are :

  • Variable costs
  • Hardware independence
  • Scalability (Correct)
  • Security

Answer : Scalability

Which of the following should be measured with a direct cost chargeback method?


Options are :

  • Square footage cost of the facility
  • Technical staff (Correct)
  • CPU cycles used
  • Power and cooling consumed

Answer : Technical staff

An organization wants to host a critical application on two redundant leased servers located at the ISP's datacenter. Which of the following is this an example of?


Options are :

  • PaaS (Correct)
  • SaaS
  • IaaS
  • Public cloud

Answer : PaaS

A critical internal IT server provisioning process is under review and the IT manager is considering moving the process to the cloud. The IT staff has selected the cloud provider and must now migrate the process. Which of the following MUST the IT staff do to ensure the transition meets the IT manager's requirements?


Options are :

  • Ask the server administrator to sign off and approve the implementation plan.
  • Pilot the process using cloud resources and perform a comprehensive test (Correct)
  • Surveythe business users and implement the solution that received the most positive feedback
  • Shift the current process to the cloud since the SLA will guarantee 99.999% availability

Answer : Pilot the process using cloud resources and perform a comprehensive test

A company Chief Information Officer (CIO) who wants to ensure rapid elasticity for the company's cloud solution would MOST likely choose which of the following types of cloud?


Options are :

  • Private community cloud
  • Community cloud
  • Private cloud
  • Public cloud (Correct)

Answer : Public cloud

Virtual Desktop Interface (VDI) will present challenges for the network administrator as they move their users to the cloud. Which of the following would be considered a major challenge?


Options are :

  • Troubleshooting the users' applications
  • Centralizing the applications
  • Developing a back up environment for the end user (Correct)
  • Supporting multiple devices (e.g. tablets, thin clients)

Answer : Developing a back up environment for the end user

Which of the following describes the commonality between cloud computing and outsourcing?


Options are :

  • Shift from CAPEX to OPEX (Correct)
  • Reduced compliance cost
  • Simplified security management
  • Reduced system architecture complexity

Answer : Shift from CAPEX to OPEX

An organization is moving web server clusters to a public IaaS cloud while keeping database servers in the company owned datacenter. The organization will continue utilizing the internalservice desk to manage the application. Which of the following ITIL processes will plan the move?


Options are :

  • Release Management
  • Problem Management
  • Incident Management
  • Change Management (Correct)

Answer : Change Management

An entrepreneur has decided to open an e-commerce site to complement their retail store. After researching their options, they decide that a PaaS solution will be sufficient. To reduce upfront cost, the entrepreneur intends to build the site themselves. Which of the following skill-sets will be needed?


Options are :

  • Security standard development
  • Firewall Administration
  • Web-Server Administration
  • Application development (Correct)

Answer : Application development

Cloud computing relies heavily on which of the following virtualization characteristics? (Select two.)


Options are :

  • Hardware independence (Correct)
  • Simplisticsetup
  • Scalable resources
  • User federation
  • Information sharing

Answer : Hardware independence

Which of the following is a benefit of public cloud computing? 


Options are :

  • Reduces OPEX costs for application and databases (Correct)
  • Contributes to thequality of user input data
  • Enhances fixed expenditures for hardware and software
  • Adds flexibility and agility to enterprise architecture

Answer : Reduces OPEX costs for application and databases

From a risk assessment perspective, which of the following is MOST important to acquire and review before a business integrates cloud computing into its existing environment?


Options are :

  • The company originalRFP
  • Cloud provider DRP and COOP (Correct)
  • The total cost of ownership
  • The time to market expectation

Answer : Cloud provider DRP and COOP

Which of the following is the MOST significant risk to business continuity when using an external cloud service provider?


Options are :

  • Vendor going out of business
  • Virtual server failure
  • Unauthorizedaccess to customer data (Correct)
  • Vendor being purchased

Answer : Unauthorizedaccess to customer data

A company would like to move an application to the cloud which resides on a single physical server in their datacenter. The server has two drives, one of which hosts the operating system, and the other hosts the application data. The operating system has been showing errors recently and the application data was corrupted last Friday at 4:00PM. Data is backed up every day at 1:00AM. Which of the following would be the BEST option for migrating this application to the cloud?


Options are :

  • Setup a server in the cloud, install an operating system, install and configure the application, and copy the data to the cloud server from last Thursday's backup
  • Setup a server in the cloud, install an operating system, install the application, and copy the data to the cloud server from last Friday's backup (Correct)
  • Clone or P2V the server with both drives to the cloud platform
  • Clone or P2V theserver with the application drive to the cloud platform and copy the operating system to the cloud server

Answer : Setup a server in the cloud, install an operating system, install the application, and copy the data to the cloud server from last Friday's backup

Which of the following describes what is meant by the ITIL Service Strategy component?


Options are :

  • Understanding theintended customer and what services are required.
  • Designing the solution to the ITIL specifications.
  • Ensuring changes are designed to meet customer expectations.
  • Defining processes required to manage the solution. (Correct)

Answer : Defining processes required to manage the solution.

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