CompTIA Cloud Essentials Cert Exam Prep CL0-002 Set 5

Which of the following is included in a compliance audit?


Options are :

  • Analyzing chargeback agreements
  • Analyzing identity management and access controls (Correct)
  • Analyzing cloud provider Service Level Agreements (SLAs)
  • Analyzing the provider release calendar

Answer : Analyzing identity management and access controls

In which of the following ways do IT outsourcing and cloud computing differ?


Options are :

  • Cloud computing services are typically much more scalable. (Correct)
  • IT outsourcing promotes innovation.
  • Cloud computing is much cheaper.
  • Hardware and software assets are typically customization.

Answer : Cloud computing services are typically much more scalable.

Which of the following is indicated by a high number of variations of different virtual servers?


Options are :

  • Lack of an automated provisioning process of the virtual machines
  • Lack of automation of virtual machine image manufacturing (Correct)
  • Lack of physical servers to accommodate the different virtual servers
  • Lack of manpower to monitor the virtual machines

Answer : Lack of automation of virtual machine image manufacturing

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


Options are :

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

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

Which of the following do business accountants prefer with respect to the cost of cloud computing?


Options are :

  • Budgets to be fixed
  • Costs that are related to profits (Correct)
  • Costs to be fixed
  • Costs that are related to number of users

Answer : Costs that are related to profits

All of the following are availability risks that are introduced by cloud computing EXCEPT:


Options are :

  • Dependence on internal IT
  • Dependence on an external provider
  • Network connectivity
  • Increase in users who can change data (Correct)

Answer : Increase in users who can change data

An existing capability is being migrated into the cloud. Capacity management issues have been noticed in the past and an exercise is being performed to calculate current and future volumes. In which of the following lifecycle phases is this likely to be performed?


Options are :

  • Operation
  • Design (Correct)
  • Strategy
  • Transition

Answer : Design

How does scalability work with cloud computing?


Options are :

  • All of the above is correct. (Correct)
  • Servers and storage can be added quickly.
  • Servers and storage can be released quickly.
  • Users can be added and removed quickly.

Answer : All of the above is correct.

Which of the following aspects of public cloud computing would a company MOST likely need to consider to ensure information security?


Options are :

  • Network hardware
  • Server type
  • Data integrity (Correct)
  • Firewall specifications

Answer : Data integrity

Cloud computing is priced according to ___________ or has ___________, rather than having upfront costs.


Options are :

  • recurring subscription, usage-based charges (Correct)
  • a yearly contract, usage-based charges
  • number of users, a yearly contract
  • Recurring subscription, a yearly contract

Answer : recurring subscription, usage-based charges

Which of the following is MOST typically accessed through Web services?


Options are :

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

Answer : PAAS

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 :

  • Saas (Correct)
  • Xaas
  • IAAS
  • PaaS

Answer : Saas

Which of the following are strategic exit options?


Options are :

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

Answer : Re-host in-house

Which of the following is the business benefit of private PaaS?


Options are :

  • Reduce cost and reliance on internal technical skills.
  • Simplify interfaces for specific user groups.
  • Which of the following is the business benefit of private PaaS?
  • Improve the speed of the internal development and deployment processes. (Correct)

Answer : Improve the speed of the internal development and deployment processes.

An organization is replacing its core insurance platform. The solution is made up of internally hosted insurance systems and applications hosted in the cloud. Which of the following activities is part of service transition?


Options are :

  • Ensure that as part of the change management process the events are sequenced to include the cloud provider and that they have resources available. (Correct)
  • Ensure that the capacity and storage is available to meet the current and future demands of the solution of the cloud provider's infrastructure.
  • Ensure that the SLA's for availability have been well documented and agreed to as part of the contract arrangement between the two companies.
  • Ensure that monitoring controls are implemented by the cloud provider to ensures that the system is highly available and that performance can be measured.

Answer : Ensure that as part of the change management process the events are sequenced to include the cloud provider and that they have resources available.

Why does cloud computing shift capital cost to variable cost?


Options are :

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

Answer : IT assets are not owned by the customer

Which of the following is an advantage of cloud computing for an organization?


Options are :

  • Increased security of applications and data due to virtualization
  • Decreased downtime due to increased control over hosted servers
  • Increased scalability to meet usage demands (Correct)
  • Increased internal focus on IT when hosting with proven providers

Answer : Increased scalability to meet usage demands

Which of the following confidentiality risks is introduced by cloud computing?


Options are :

  • Having files stored on the servers of a cloud provider (Correct)
  • Company information can be transmitted electronically
  • Digitizing information makes it easier to copy
  • Government regulations require data to be disclosed

Answer : Having files stored on the servers of a cloud provider

Twitter is a service that allows users to exchange short text messages. This is an example of:


Options are :

  • QOS
  • SAAS (Correct)
  • PAAS
  • IAAS

Answer : SAAS

How can cloud computing help reduce integrity risks?


Options are :

  • Cloud computing makes it easier to give people access to data in the cloud
  • Cloud computing makes it easier to have a backup available. (Correct)
  • Cloud computing makes it easier to have redundancy capabilities
  • Cloud computing makes it easier to monitor access and usage of data.

Answer : Cloud computing makes it easier to have a backup available.

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