CLO-001 CompTIA Cloud Essentials Certification Practice Test Set 2

Google Apps is a set of online applications allowing users to create and share documents and spreadsheets. This is an example of:


Options are :

  • IaaS.
  • PaaS
  • SaaS. (Correct)
  • None of the above.

Answer : SaaS.

Which of the following is the MOST important service management consequence of elastic capacity?


Options are :

  • The need for good performance monitoring and management (Correct)
  • The need for better security management
  • The need to improve the fulfillment and provisioning process
  • The need for better application development

Answer : The need for good performance monitoring and management

Which of the following is a limitation of owning servers?


Options are :

  • Capital tied up in hardware that might become obsolete (Correct)
  • Inability to deploy new services quickly
  • Inability to rapidly change to a different technology
  • Additional resources must be hired to maintain each server

Answer : Capital tied up in hardware that might become obsolete

Why is standardization of data formats important?


Options are :

  • It leads to a more mature stage of the cloud computing landscape
  • It leads to moreefficient machine utilization.
  • It facilitates movement from one provider to another (Correct)
  • It helps encourage innovation.

Answer : It facilitates movement from one provider to another

Which of the following is an important new skill for an IT organization to develop in the context of cloud computing?


Options are :

  • Provisioning services (Correct)
  • Technology upgrade monitoring
  • Incident management
  • Security and risk management

Answer : Provisioning services

How can cloud-related financial risks be managed?


Options are :

  • Credit cards must be used for handling transactions
  • Renegotiating license agreements
  • Eliminating legacy IT systems
  • Making sure that cloud assets are generating revenue (Correct)

Answer : Making sure that cloud assets are generating revenue

Cloud computing has the greatest benefit for which of the following user populations?


Options are :

  • User populations that are of fixed size.
  • User populations which steadily increase in size.
  • User populations that vary in size on a seasonal basis.
  • User populations that vary and are unpredictable. (Correct)

Answer : User populations that vary and are unpredictable.

Why does request fulfillment become more complicated in a cloud environment?


Options are :

  • The IT service team must be expanded.
  • Users should be aware of the benefits before changes to the process are incorporated
  • All processes must become automated.
  • Processes must be redesigned with the user experience in mind. (Correct)

Answer : Processes must be redesigned with the user experience in mind.

Why do business users prefer to deal with cloud providers directly, instead of via the IT department?


Options are :

  • It reduces financial risks to the business
  • The IT department does not accommodate variable costs (Correct)
  • They can better measure the provider's quality
  • They can use their own payment options

Answer : The IT department does not accommodate variable costs

Which of the following technologies are related to Web services?


Options are :

  • DM, JSON, XML
  • HTML, IDM, JSON
  • HTML, IDM, XML
  • HTML, JSON, XML (Correct)

Answer : HTML, JSON, XML

Private clouds are operated solely for _______________ organization(s)


Options are :

  • multiple
  • for-profit
  • specific (Correct)
  • governmental

Answer : specific

Eucalyptus is open-source software for quickly provisioning virtual servers. This is an example of: 


Options are :

  • None of the above. (Correct)
  • PaaS
  • SaaS.
  • IaaS

Answer : None of the above.

Amazon Elastic Cloud Computing (EC2) is a facility for quickly providing virtual servers. This is an example of:


Options are :

  • SaaS
  • IaaS (Correct)
  • QoS.
  • PaaS

Answer : IaaS

Why does hardware and operating system maintenance take less effort with SaaS?


Options are :

  • Operating system vendor takes care of it
  • Maintenance becomes irrelevant
  • Cloud provider takes care of it (Correct)
  • Hardware vendor takes care of it

Answer : Cloud provider takes care of it

Which represents the MOST important business continuity risk?


Options are :

  • Incomplete Service Level Agreements (SLAs)
  • Privacy laws
  • Providers going out of business (Correct)
  • Network connectivity interruption

Answer : Providers going out of business

Which of the following is a business reason for IT outsourcing and cloud computing?


Options are :

  • Increasing control over IT systems
  • Improving cost structure (Correct)
  • Decrease of security issues
  • Improving customer satisfaction

Answer : Improving cost structure

Which of the following is the function of orchestration services?


Options are :

  • Manage the starting and stopping of application server clusters (Correct)
  • Enable and disable load balancers
  • Configure application clusters with Web services
  • Assemble functional requirements for application development

Answer : Manage the starting and stopping of application server clusters

Digital identities for logging onto SaaS solutions should be issued by all the following EXCEPT:


Options are :

  • The SaaS provider.
  • The customer organization.
  • A third-party identity provider.
  • A user. (Correct)
  • None of the above

Answer : A user.

Which of the following is the MOST complex security provisioning problem in a cloud environment? 


Options are :

  • Handling credit cards for purchasing cloud services
  • Software assets that are introduced and can expire
  • Managing users and their rights across multiple providers (Correct)
  • Keeping track of cloud provider performance

Answer : Managing users and their rights across multiple providers

Web hosting is a service that enables customers to deploy a website quickly. This is an example
of:


Options are :

  • PaaS. (Correct)
  • IaaS.
  • On-demand software.
  • SaaS

Answer : PaaS.

Which of the following cloud computing risks is compliance related?


Options are :

  • Cross-charging policies that are handled by both clients
  • Access rights that are handled by a cloud provider (Correct)
  • Capacity management that is handled by a cloud provider
  • Provider reputation

Answer : Access rights that are handled by a cloud provider

The business benefits of mobile computing are enhanced MOST by which of the following cloud service characteristics? 


Options are :

  • Security
  • Time to market
  • Hardware independence
  • Distribution over the Internet (Correct)

Answer : Distribution over the Internet

How does cloud computing influence service operations?


Options are :

  • Cloud computing is more cost effective
  • The provisioning of servers and services is quicker or ceases to be an issue (Correct)
  • The provisioning of servers and services can be much slower
  • The security level will increase

Answer : The provisioning of servers and services is quicker or ceases to be an issue

A company decides to subscribe to a new CRM product that will help improve their business processes. Which of the following types of cloud computing would MOST likely be implemented?


Options are :

  • IaaS
  • SaaS (Correct)
  • XaaS
  • PaaS

Answer : SaaS

Which of the following early examples of cloud computing was used for software engineering purposes in the form of web-based applications and required interoperability between different systems?


Options are :

  • Virtual Private Networks (VPNs)
  • Distributed Computing
  • Desktop Virtualization
  • Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) (Correct)

Answer : Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)

Which of the following are strategic exit options?


Options are :

  • Re-host in-house (Correct)
  • Change the system applications
  • All of the above
  • Change the cloud provider

Answer : Re-host in-house

Why does cloud computing shift capital cost to variable cost?


Options are :

  • Cloud computing is more cost-efficient
  • IT assets are not owned by the customer (Correct)
  • Staff is no longer hired by the customer
  • Servers are better utilized

Answer : IT assets are not owned by the customer

Which of the following is an essential step in the start-up process of a virtual server?


Options are :

  • Select security credentials (Correct)
  • Identify the location of the physical machine
  • Select identity providers
  • Select the application set that will run on it

Answer : Select security credentials

Which of the following correctly identifies a key difference between cloud computing and IT outsourcing?


Options are :

  • Typically, industry definitions state that cloud computing and IT outsourcing are synonymous terms with the same meaning
  • Cloud computing provides only external IT equipment to a company whereas outsourcing involves external only resources managing internal company equipment.
  • Cloud computing generally allows for on-demand utilization, whereas outsourcing is typically defined by contract terms (Correct)
  • Cloud computing only works when there is satisfactory Internet connectivity whereas outsourcing requires dedicated WAN links.

Answer : Cloud computing generally allows for on-demand utilization, whereas outsourcing is typically defined by contract terms

Which of the following is the difference between cloud computing and IT outsourcing? 


Options are :

  • The service levels of cloud computing are much better
  • Contracts with cloud providers can be changed much quicker. (Correct)
  • Only IT outsourcing works with external staff.
  • IT outsourcing is not based on open standards

Answer : Contracts with cloud providers can be changed much quicker.

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