CompTIA Cloud Essentials Cert Exam Prep CL0-002 Set 2

Which of the following only provides configurable physical hardware and network resources used to make up the cloud?


Options are :

  • IaaS (Correct)
  • CAAS
  • SAAS
  • PAAS

Answer : IaaS

An organization subscribes to a public cloud. For which of the following does the subscriber NOT depend on the vendor?


Options are :

  • Internet bandwidth and packet latency (Correct)
  • Infrastructure availability
  • Service Level Agreement
  • Data backups

Answer : Internet bandwidth and packet latency

Which of the following is the MOST significant difference between SaaS and IaaS?


Options are :

  • IAAS can test network configurations. (Correct)
  • SaaS is accessible anywhere
  • IaaS can be secured and encrypted.
  • SaaS is used for only public clouds.

Answer : IAAS can test network configurations.

Cloud computing can BEST reduce costs for a business by:


Options are :

  • Increasing available data storage.
  • Utilizing services as needed. (Correct)
  • Utilizing local resources.
  • Increasing sales potential.

Answer : Utilizing services as needed.

Which of the following cloud services would be used to rent hardware, computing and network space, and storage over the Internet?


Options are :

  • IaaS (Correct)
  • PaaS
  • XaaS
  • SaaS

Answer : IaaS

Which of the following critical success factors would likely persuade a company to use a SaaS service?


Options are :

  • The lowering of thin client management costs
  • The increase of web presence
  • The elimination of company driven application maintenance and backups (Correct)
  • The decrease of company-owned physical system downtime

Answer : The elimination of company driven application maintenance and backups

Which of the following should be implemented to BEST roll out desktop images from a cloud network?


Options are :

  • Backup and recovery
  • Federation
  • Automation and self service (Correct)
  • Virtual servers

Answer : Automation and self service

A company is trying to understand the IT service management impacts of adopting cloud computing as the delivery vehicle for a new service. Which of the following life cycle phases would be likely to see these impacts evaluated?


Options are :

  • Strategy (Correct)
  • Design
  • Transition
  • Operation

Answer : Strategy

Which of the following organizations are MOST liking to consider confidentiality requirements before implementing a backup and disaster recovery cloud solution?


Options are :

  • A public library
  • An advertising company
  • A hospital and outpatient facility (Correct)
  • A recreational park district

Answer : A hospital and outpatient facility

A software development company would like to deploy all of their application development using their own software to the cloud. The type of cloud they will MOST likely choose to implement is which of the


Options are :

  • IAAS
  • SAAS
  • XAAS
  • PAAS (Correct)

Answer : PAAS

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


Options are :

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

Answer : User populations that vary and are unpredictable.

Which of the following is a benefit of cloud computing?


Options are :

  • Cloud computing delivers a wide range of services that are easily accessible to users
  • Cloud computing negates the need for a procurement department.
  • Cloud computing delivers IT capabilities that scale with demand. (Correct)
  • Cloud computing delivers IT capacity on demand.

Answer : Cloud computing delivers IT capabilities that scale with demand.

Privacy is the right of________ to selectively disclose information about _________ and restrict the further use of that information by any party.


Options are :

  • companies, themselves
  • companies, others
  • individuals, others
  • individuals, themselves (Correct)

Answer : individuals, themselves

How do demand management processes change with the introduction of SaaS?


Options are :

  • New vendors have to be accommodated
  • Users can procure SaaS solutions themselves (Correct)
  • The number of virtual machines can fluctuate with demand
  • Maintenance will become easier

Answer : Users can procure SaaS solutions themselves

Which of the following describes the amount of data that can be sent across a link in a given time?


Options are :

  • Network bandwidth (Correct)
  • Network QoS
  • Network speed
  • Network latency

Answer : Network bandwidth

Which of the following actions should a company take if a cloud computing provider ceases to uphold their contract?


Options are :

  • Re-host all critical applications on the company's internal servers.
  • Consult the company's exit plan (Correct)
  • Move the company data to the backup provider that was selected earlier.
  • Evaluate the company's strategic options for an alternative provider

Answer : Consult the company's exit plan

Which of the following is an important skill for an organization wanting to adopt an IaaS strategy?


Options are :

  • Virtualization technology (Correct)
  • Customer relations
  • Security and risk management
  • Application service procurement

Answer : Virtualization technology

Why do management tools introduce a risk?


Options are :

  • Too many software licenses are needed
  • The management tools present a vendor lock-in (Correct)
  • The management tools are indispensable above a specific scale of operation
  • The migration may not be successful

Answer : The management tools present a vendor lock-in

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

How does cloud computing improve business flexibility?


Options are :

  • Easier access by users outside of the organization
  • Faster deployment of applications
  • Rapidly growing and shrinking capacity
  • All of the above are correct (Correct)

Answer : All of the above are correct

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


Options are :

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

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

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


Options are :

  • PaaS
  • On-demand software.
  • SaaS
  • None of the above (Correct)
  • IaaS

Answer : None of the above

How can an organization successfully implement a PaaS strategy?


Options are :

  • Open up internal databases with Web service access. (Correct)
  • Continuously execute performance analytics to monitor providers
  • Take inventory of the application portfolio and select external suppliers
  • Standardize on a limited set of virtual machines.

Answer : Open up internal databases with Web service access.

Why is standardization of data formats important?


Options are :

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

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

Answer : Provisioning services

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 for better application development
  • The need to improve the fulfillment and provisioning process

Answer : The need for good performance monitoring and management

Cloud computing ____________capital cost to variable cost.


Options are :

  • Reduces
  • Equates
  • Increases
  • Shifts (Correct)

Answer : Shifts

Which of the following is the primary way to access PaaS?


Options are :

  • Web services (Correct)
  • Data integrations
  • Websites
  • Web hosting providers

Answer : Web services

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


Options are :

  • PAAS
  • IAAS
  • None of the above
  • SAAS (Correct)

Answer : SAAS

Which of the following consequences does IT outsourcing and cloud computing have in common?


Options are :

  • Reduced expense
  • Shorter time to market
  • Involvement of external staff (Correct)
  • Improved flexibility

Answer : Involvement of external staff

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