Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Cloud Computing Questions Answers Quiz - 1

1. What is not true in relation to cloud computing?
[A]It relies on sharing of resources over a network to achieve coherence and economies of scale
[B]It provides computing and storage capacity to heterogeneous set of users
[C]Publicly available Web search engines that process the same data for every visitor are examples of cloud computing
[D]Cloud based applications can be accessed through a web browser or a light weight desktop or mobile app

2. What is Cloud cartography?
[A]It is a scheme for pinpointing the physical locations of Web servers hosted on a third-party cloud computing service
[B]It is the name of the service provided by Amazon on cloud
[C]It is a schema used by Microsoft for its Windows OS on cloud
[D]It is mechanism to corrupt the data residing on web servers on cloud

3. Windows Azure is
[A]An upgrade to Microsoft XP OS
[B]Microsoft's operating system for large corporations
[C]Microsoft's operating system for cloud computing
[D]Microsoft's office suite for cloud computing

4. Which of the following service models is not offered by cloud computing?
[A]Infrastructure as a service (IaaS)
[B]Platform as a service (PaaS)
[C]Software as a service (SaaS)
[D]Manpower as a service (MaaS)

5. 'Salesforce.com is an example of
[A]Infrastructure as a service (IaaS)
[B]Platform as a service (PaaS)
[C]Software as a service (SaaS)
[D]None of the above

6. What is Amazon S3?
[A]Amazon Simple Storage Service
[B]Online backup and archiving Service
[C]Both A and B above
[D]None of the above

7. Which of the following is not true about MapReduce?
[A]It was developed at Google for indexing Web pages
[B]It is a programming model for processing large data sets
[C]It is typically used to do distributed computing on clusters of computers
[D]It was developed at Amazon for EC2 project

8. Which statement about ZooKeeper is false?
[A]It allows distributed processes in large systems to synchronize with each other so that all clients making requests receive consistent data
[B]ZooKeeper was a sub project of Lucene
[C]It is centralized service for maintaining configuration information, naming, providing distributed synchronization, and providing group services for large distributed systems
[D]It is a software project of the Apache Software Foundation

9. What is Amazon EC2?
[A]It is Web-based service where subscriber can run their applications in Amazon computing environment
[B]It is Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud
[C]It enables you to increase or decrease computing capacity based on your requirements
[D]All of the above

10. What is not true about Private cloud?
[A]It can not be managed by third party and has to be managed internally only
[B]It is cloud infrastructure operated solely for a single organization
[C]It could be managed by a third-party and hosted internally or externally
[D]It provides hosted services to a limited number of people behind a firewall

11. Which of the following statement is not corrct about Hybrid Cloud?
[A]It is a composition of two or more clouds (private, community or public)
[B]There must be one private and one public/community cloud in it
[C]It exposes mission-critical applications and data to third-party vulnerabilities
[D]It provides scalability and cost-effectiveness

12. What is Eucalyptus in Cloud Computing terminology?
[A]It is a software platform for the implementation of private cloud computing on computer clusters
[B]It is an acronym for “Elastic Utility Computing Architecture for Linking Your Programs To Useful Systems”
[C]It was the first open-source, AWS API-compatible platform for deploying private clouds
[D]All of the above

13. What is not correct about Hyper-V Cloud?
[A]It is launched by Microsoft
[B]It is launched by Amazon
[C]It virtualize existing server hardware assets and move them to a private or public cloud
[D]It provides customers with virtualization and virtualization management software

14. Which of the following characteristics is not exhibited by Cloud computing?
[B]Device and location independence
[D]Higher cost

15. Rackspace Cloud is an example of
[A]Infrastructure as a service (IaaS)
[B]Platform as a service (PaaS)
[C]Software as a service (SaaS)
[D]None of the above