CL0-001 CompTIA Cloud Essentials Practice Test Set 7

A company has decided to implement a third-party hosted service so that they have access to asmany virtual instances as needed, for exclusive use. Which of the following types of services would this represent?


Options are :

  • VTP
  • Public cloud
  • VPN
  • Private cloud (Correct)

Answer : Private cloud

Which of the following BEST describes the properly of cloud computing that allows changes in transaction volume without major changes to the system?


Options are :

  • Integrity
  • Reliability
  • Availability
  • Scalability (Correct)

Answer : Scalability

A company decides to reduce its IT labor force by hiring an external company to managevarious aspects ofITadministration,such as software patch management, desktop virtualization,and remotenetworkmaintenance.Thecompanywill stillretaintechniciansfor maintenanceand storage administration. Which of the following services has this company implemented?


Options are :

  • PaaS
  • Virtualization
  • Outsourcing (Correct)
  • IaaS

Answer : Outsourcing

Which of the following would represent a successful implementation of a cloud service strategy?


Options are :

  • An organization has identified patterns of business activities that use services and manage activities to influence demand.
  • An organization has identified services, investments, partners, and delivery channels designed to meet requirements. (Correct)
  • An organization has managed budgeting and accounting for cloud services needed for the organization.
  • An organization has managed the investment portfolio for services available to users of the cloud services.

Answer : An organization has identified services, investments, partners, and delivery channels designed to meet requirements.

Which of the following are the MOST important benefits of a cloud computing solution for an application development provider? (Select two.)


Options are :

  • Reduced storage requirements
  • Reduced development timeframe
  • Reduced cost (Correct)
  • Reduced bandwidth usage
  • Reduced training time for new developers
  • Reduced complexity for users

Answer : Reduced cost

Companies that are looking to move from capital expenses to operating expenses benefit from cloud services. 


Options are :

  • Flase
  • True (Correct)

Answer : True

Which of the following characteristics would allow a company to market its product to the public by using cloud computing services?


Options are :

  • Web-based application modules (Correct)
  • Client-server application modules
  • Client-based training modules
  • Desktop virtualization throughout the company

Answer : Web-based application modules

Which of the following would be a method to ensure ongoing benefits of a cloud agreement?


Options are :

  • Have independent stress and volume testing performed against the cloud provider to measurethe availability SLA.
  • Ask the cloud provider to lower the cost before each contractual renewal so that the business is obtaining value for money
  • Have independent security testing performed against the cloud provider to ensure that the business's customer data is safe.
  • Confirm a continual assurance framework is in place to measure the cloud provider's performance in line with organizational objectives. (Correct)

Answer : Confirm a continual assurance framework is in place to measure the cloud provider's performance in line with organizational objectives.

Which of the following is a service level management tool aimed at quantifying a cloud offerings'performance?


Options are :

  • Request for Proposal
  • Risk Assessment
  • Mean Time to Recovery (Correct)
  • Business Impact Analysis

Answer : Mean Time to Recovery

Which of the following virtualization characteristics allows the use of different types of physical servers?


Options are :

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

Answer : Hardware independence

Which of the following is the FIRST item of consideration when a company wants to implement a cloud network by following the ITIL standard? 


Options are :

  • Business needs (Correct)
  • Cost of implementation
  • Use of current skills
  • Current productivity

Answer : Business needs

Which of the following is the primary difference between private and public cloud?


Options are :

  • Tenancy of the cloud
  • Service model of the cloud
  • Management of the cloud (Correct)
  • Location of the cloud

Answer : Management of the cloud

In which of the following scenarios would a hybrid cloud be the BEST choice for an organization to use?


Options are :

  • A security organization that performs a large percentage of penetration testing.
  • A large development firm that creates applications for the customer to host on their cloud. (Correct)
  • A financial organization that must keep all data under their control.
  • A retail organization that needs to maintain all processing in their own datacenter

Answer : A large development firm that creates applications for the customer to host on their cloud.

A small company with an in-house IT staff is considering implementing a new technology that their current IT staff is unfamiliar with. The company would like to implement the new technology as soon as possible but does not have the budget to hire new IT staff. Which of the following should this company consider?


Options are :

  • Cloud computing
  • Virtualization
  • Outsourcing (Correct)
  • New hardware

Answer : Outsourcing

A legal hold has been requested on an employee's mailbox by the company's legal office. The company IT group is unable to implement the legal hold since the email system has recently been outsourced to the cloud. Which of the following has the company failed to consider when migrating the email service to the cloud?


Options are :

  • Business continuity plan
  • Email restoration process
  • Archival procedures
  • Retention policy (Correct)

Answer : Retention policy

When using SaaS, the cloud computing vendor is responsible to maintain which of the following?


Options are :

  • Clientinfrastructure
  • Updates and licenses (Correct)
  • Workstation OS version
  • Client firewall

Answer : Updates and licenses

Which of the following applications would be a good candidate to move to a cloud-based platform? 


Options are :

  • High-performance computing
  • Database that requires a low latency for indexing
  • Mission critical financial data
  • Customer Relationship Management (CRM) (Correct)

Answer : Customer Relationship Management (CRM)

Which of the following are the common elements of platform as a service and software as a service? (Select two.)


Options are :

  • Both take advantage of the incremental scalability (Correct)
  • Both require the customer to maintain the hardware.
  • Both provide granular access to the backend storage
  • Both implement hardware abstraction.
  • Both allow the OS to be patched by the customer.

Answer : Both take advantage of the incremental scalability

The IT department has migrated company email to a web-based cloud provider. Which of the following dependencies placed on the cloud computing vendor will have the MOST affect on all company staff?


Options are :

  • Location of service
  • Availability of service (Correct)
  • Cost of service
  • Maintainability of service

Answer : Availability of service

As part of a cloud provider's services, customers can provision a new virtual machine as needed without human interaction with the provider. This scenario is BEST described by which of the following cloud characteristics? 


Options are :

  • Broad network access
  • Rapid elasticity
  • Measured service
  • On-demand self-service (Correct)

Answer : On-demand self-service

A provider supplies storage, processing, memory, and network bandwidth to multiple tenants,using physical and virtual resources. This is an example of which of the following cloud characteristics?


Options are :

  • Measured service
  • On-demand self-service
  • Rapid elasticity
  • Resource pooling (Correct)

Answer : Resource pooling

Which of the following can influence the monthly service fee Company A pays for Company B to host their cloud, such that Company A might pay more per month as their company grows?


Options are :

  • Amount of data stored (Correct)
  • Confidentiality of the data
  • Uptime requirements
  • Connectivity speed

Answer : Amount of data stored

Which of the following enables hardware independence?


Options are :

  • Abstraction
  • Virtualization (Correct)
  • Outsourcing
  • In-sourcing

Answer : Virtualization

A cloud computing vendor is focusing on delivering applications to customers. The goal is to simplify thedeploymentofdatabase functionality while removing the need for customers to manage the operating system and application patching. Which of the following types of solution is the vendor offering?

                        



Options are :

  • Software as a Service (Correct)
  • IT as a Service
  • Platform as a Service
  • Infrastructure as a Service
  • Anything as a Service

Answer : Software as a Service

Which of the following is an example of an early cloud adoption?


Options are :

  • Virtualization
  • Video streaming
  • Web email (Correct)
  • Data center

Answer : Web email

Which of the following is the logical progression in internal private cloud adoption?


Options are :

  • Virtualize, IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS (Correct)
  • Virtualize, Paas, IaaS, and SaaS
  • IaaS, PaaS, Virtualize, and SaaS
  • SaaS, PaaS, IaaS, and Virtualize

Answer : Virtualize, IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS

Which of the following questions should be considered BEFORE selecting a cloud computing vendor? 


Options are :

  • What is the vendor policyon telecommuting?
  • What is the datacenter's power consumption?
  • What cloud computing product will fit the business need? (Correct)
  • What is the timeline for transition to the vendor?

Answer : What cloud computing product will fit the business need?

A company is implementing a system replacement which has application components that are internally hosted and multiple application components that are hosted as software as a service by different cloud providers. Which of the following represents the challenge of this architecture?


Options are :

  • Time to market
  • Elasticity
  • Cost saving
  • Complexity (Correct)

Answer : Complexity

After migrating the company's entire datacenter infrastructure to a private IaaS solution, while at the same timemaintainingthecurrentnetwork and server logical configuration, the IT director eliminated 50% of the IT engineering staff. The remaining staff has now shifted focus from a daily server maintenance and upkeep role, to more of a service provisioning, performance, andreporting role. Which of the following was MOST impacted by this migration? 


Options are :

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

Answer : Service transition

Which of the following skills is MOST needed by the cloud vendor to communicate with the subscriber?


Options are :

  • Customer service (Correct)
  • Visualization
  • Project management
  • Industry best practices

Answer : Customer service

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