CL0-001 CompTIA Cloud Essentials Practice Test Set 8

Which of the following services represents an environment where the computing architecture is providing a hosted service to a limited group inside a corporate firewall?


Options are :

  • Public Cloud
  • Private Cloud (Correct)
  • VPN
  • VLAN

Answer : Private Cloud

Which of the following is a drawback of direct cost when implementing cloud computing?


Options are :

  • It is complex
  • It cannot be applied to IaaS
  • It only works with SaaS.
  • It is less accurate. (Correct)

Answer : It is less accurate.

Which of the following BEST describes the properly of cloud computing that enables services to be readily on hand? 


Options are :

  • Integrity
  • Confidentiality
  • Availability (Correct)
  • Scalability

Answer : Availability

Which of the following is one way to mitigate the issue of non-secure communication methods used by cloud providers? 


Options are :

  • Insist that the provider switch to secure protocols, such as SSH instead of Telnet. (Correct)
  • Insist that the provider implement username/password on all protocols.
  • Insist that the provider use authentication to connect to the non-secure applications
  • Insist that the provider place firewalls and routers at the border of the cloud environment.

Answer : Insist that the provider switch to secure protocols, such as SSH instead of Telnet.

An organization is in the process of selecting a SaaS provider to replace its current internal customer relationship management system. The business expects better functionality than what is provided with the internal system. Which of the following is the BEST reason for moving to a SaaS cloud service?


Options are :

  • Understand current functional and non-functional requirements of the system in order to ensure the newsystem can meet and provide value add to current business needs (Correct)
  • Understand who the most experienced IaaS cloud providers are so that a recommendation can be made to the business based on what otherindustry vendors are doing.
  • Understand the current SLA's of the cloud providers to ensure that they can exceed the current expected business SLA's.
  • Understand the cost model of the hosted infrastructure and whether the current system can be hosted on cloud provided infrastructure.

Answer : Understand current functional and non-functional requirements of the system in order to ensure the newsystem can meet and provide value add to current business needs

Which of the following is a reason why an IT manager understanding business cost allocations would recommend implementing a cloud infrastructure? (Select TWO).


Options are :

  • The cloud can be used to increase revenue.
  • The cloud can be used to increase customer base
  • The cloud can be used to help cut unnecessary spending on IT. (Correct)
  • The cloud can be used to increase system downtime.
  • The cloud can be used to reduce payroll costs of IT staff

Answer : The cloud can be used to help cut unnecessary spending on IT.

Which of the following is a benefit of implementing cloud computing via the ITIL guideline? 


Options are :

  • Increased costs
  • Larger knowledge base
  • Increased free hard drive space
  • Improved service level (Correct)

Answer : Improved service level

Which of the following cloud computing services requires the MOST involvement from a company's in-house staff?


Options are :

  • IaaS
  • SaaS
  • MaaS (Correct)
  • PaaS

Answer : MaaS

A new Chief Information Officer (CIO) has been hired to develop competitive advantage strategies for the company, which is falling behind the competition. The CIO is looking at cloud computing to give the company a competitive edge. Which of the following is the CIO MOST interested in?


Options are :

  • Increasing the MTTR after an incident
  • Increasing the company carbon footprint
  • Implementing new IT strategies (Correct)
  • Upgrading the company datacenter

Answer : Implementing new IT strategies

A private cloud is defined as:


Options are :

  • a deployment model that uses virtualization technologies to provide infrastructure on demand within its network. (Correct)
  • a deployment model that uses an external cloud provider to provide host application servicesthat are Internet accessible.
  • a deployment model that partners with other industry related companies to provide infrastructure services.
  • a deployment model that uses an external cloud provider to provide host infrastructure services that are Internet accessible.

Answer : a deployment model that uses virtualization technologies to provide infrastructure on demand within its network.

Which of the following types of organizations would NOT benefit from cloud computing due to legal requirements? 


Options are :

  • Online library
  • Social media sites
  • Medical facility (Correct)
  • Large marketing agencies

Answer : Medical facility

Which of the following steps BEST leads to successful adoption of a cloud service?


Options are :

  • Request a list of reference sites from the potential cloud provider and interview a reference from within the same industry sector. If the site reference check is positive, then choose the cloud provider.
  • Gather stakeholder requirements, select potentially suitable cloud providers, perform a pilot, and select the most appropriate provider. (Correct)
  • Choose the most well known cloud provider for the given service and negotiate a short-lived contract with strong penalty clauses.
  • Workshop selection criteria items with company management and choose the service provider based on the strongest formalresponses from cloud providers.

Answer : Gather stakeholder requirements, select potentially suitable cloud providers, perform a pilot, and select the most appropriate provider.

A business has recently implemented a hybrid cloud federated solution, which will allow if to rapidly and dynamically allocate resources during high demand, and quickly implement its Disaster Recovery Plan (DRP) and Continuity of Operations (COOP).Giventhisimplementation, the IT director is MOST likely concerned about: 


Options are :

  • reducing OPEX allocations.
  • hiring additional IT staff
  • maintaining strategic flexibility.
  • eliminating security risks (Correct)

Answer : eliminating security risks

Which of the following processes should be implemented to validate the application security of the cloud provider's SaaS application?


Options are :

  • Review of operating system configuration
  • Application load testing
  • Periodic integrity testing
  • Periodic penetration testing (Correct)

Answer : Periodic penetration testing

A company wants to implement an internal virtualized infrastructure to provide its employees with on demand storage which will be accessible through a web interface over the public Internet. This is an example of which of the following? 


Options are :

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

Answer : Private cloud

A company is designing a new web-based software application that must be highly available and resilient. Which of the following is the BEST environment for the application?


Options are :

  • The primary instance of the application will be locally hosted with a nightly file-level backup being performed to an off-site location.
  • The primary instance of the application will be locally hosted with a nightly copy of the instance sent to a cloud service provider (Correct)
  • The primary instance of the application will be running a cloud service provider's hosted environment with a continuous backup to the company's local infrastructure.
  • The primary instance of the application will be locally hosted with a weekly copy of the instance sent to a cloud service provider.

Answer : The primary instance of the application will be locally hosted with a nightly copy of the instance sent to a cloud service provider

Using https instead of http for accessing a cloud service is considered more secure.


Options are :

  • False
  • True (Correct)

Answer : True

Which of the following is the BEST example of a cloud vendor's monthly hosting fee changing based on cost allocations?


Options are :

  • The company's fee varies based on the number of servers needed to house data in thedatacenter (Correct)
  • The company's fee varies based on the number of their IT staff required to support the infrastructure.
  • The company's fee varies based on the energy consumption of each server in the datacenter.
  • The company's fee varies based on the projected quarterly revenue of the client's company

Answer : The company's fee varies based on the number of servers needed to house data in thedatacenter

Which of the following applies only to public cloud computing as opposed to outsourcing?


Options are :

  • Internal IT staff move from one organization to another
  • Contracts are in years as opposed to days or months
  • Infrastructure isstored within a datacenter
  • There are no upfront CAPEX costs for hardware (Correct)

Answer : There are no upfront CAPEX costs for hardware

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