CLO-001 CompTIA Cloud Essentials Certification Practice Test Set 8

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 :

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

Answer : Public cloud

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


Options are :

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

Answer : Decrease in IT management of the platform

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


Options are :

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

Answer : Reduces OPEX costs for application and databases

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 applications, external audits, intrusion detection and firewall policy reviews (Correct)
  • A review that includes security policies, evidence of the controls, physical site assessment and vulnerability scanning
  • 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 interviewing key security stakeholders and identifying the key controls that they operate

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

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 :

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

Answer : Role-based authentication

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


Options are :

  • Universal access
  • None
  • Rapid elasticity (Correct)
  • Cloud bursting
  • Network pooling

Answer : Rapid elasticity

Cloud computing relies heavily on which of the following virtualization characteristics? (Select two.)
A. User federation
B. Hardware independence
C. Simplistic setup
D. Scalable resources
E. Information sharing


Options are :

  • D,E
  • C,D
  • B,D (Correct)
  • A,B

Answer : B,D

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 :

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

Answer : Application development

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


Options are :

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

Answer : Service level management

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


Options are :

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

Answer : speed.

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


Options are :

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

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

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

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 :

  • Pilot the process using cloud resources and perform a comprehensive test. (Correct)
  • Survey the business users and implement the solution that received the most positive feedback.
  • Ask the server administrator to sign off and approve the implementation plan.
  • 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 scalability regularly doubles the number of employees over the summer by hiring on temporary staff. The company currently pays the same price 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 :

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

Answer : Variable costs

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


Options are :

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

Answer : SaaS provides applications while IaaS provides equipment.

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


Options are :

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

Answer : Updates and licenses

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


Options are :

  • Geography
  • Geo diversity
  • Geo proximity (Correct)
  • Localization

Answer : Geo proximity

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


Options are :

  • Incident Management
  • Change Management (Correct)
  • Problem Management
  • Release Management
  • None

Answer : Change Management

Which of the following is an example of SaaS?


Options are :

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

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
  • Security
  • Scalability (Correct)

Answer : Scalability

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