AWS Essentials Interview Question-Answer

Q.1 Developers and organizations all around the world leverage ______ extensively.

       A. IaaS

       B. XaaS

       C. SaaS

       D. PaaS

Ans : PaaS


Q.2 Which of the following are advantages of cloud computing?

       A. Fixed cost

       B. It’s easier to match capacity to demand

       C. Variable as opposed to upfront

       D. Economics of scale can reduce Operating cost

       E. All the above

Ans : All the above


Q.3 The committee that designs the standards and characteristics for cloud computing is ______________.

       A. NICT

       B. NCCC

       C. NIFT

       D. NIST

Ans : NIST


Q.4 __________are separate physical data centers that may exist within a particular region, but has separate infrastructure dependencies.

       A. Regions

       B. Edge locations

       C. Availability zones

       D. Local Zone

Ans : Availability zones


Q.5 Which AWS services will you use to collect and process e-commerce data for near real-time analysis?

       A. Amazon DynamoDB

       B. Amazon Redshift

       C. Both DynamoDB and Redshift

       D. None of the options

Ans : Both DynamoDB and Redshift


Q.6 What is an AMI?

       A. Amazon Machine Image

       B. Amazon Machine Index

       C. Amazon Machine Integer

       D. Amazon Material Image

Ans : Amazon Machine Image


Q.7 In S3, what does RRS stand for?

       A. Repeated Redundancy Storage

       B. Reduced Redundancy Storage

       C. Reduced Repeated Storage

       D. Reduced Refined Storage

Ans : Reduced Redundancy Storage


Q.8 What is the maximum size of the S3 bucket?

       A. 200 GB

       B. 200 TB

       C. 2 GB

       D. 5 TB

Ans : 5 TB


Q.9 What are the uses of Amazon Glacier?

       A. Fast computing

       B. Auto scaling and Load Balancing

       C. Access infrequent data and archive data

       D. Store frequently access data

Ans : Access infrequent data and archive data


Q.10 Amazon S3 is a __________.

       A. Domain System

       B. Relational database

       C. Key-Based object store

       D. Content Delivery Network

Ans : Key-Based object store


Q.11 The company plans to deploy a website containing images and video files to the cloud to be accessed by users worldwide. Which of the following is an optimal solution to satisfy the company’s requirements?

       A. Amazon Elastic Load Balancing

       B. Amazon EC2

       C. Amazon Route 53

       D. Content Delivery Network (CDN)

Ans : Amazon EC2


Q.12 ____________is used to track user activity and API usage.

       A. AWS CloudTrail

       B. Amazon EC2 Systems Manager

       C. Amazon CloudWatch

       D. AWS Cloud Formation

Ans : AWS CloudTrail


Q.13 ___________enables you to manage access to AWS services and resources securely.

       A. Amazon Inspector

       B. AWS WAF

       C. AWS Identity and Access Management

       D. AWS Artifact

Ans : AWS Identity and Access Management


Q.14 WAF stands for ___________.

       A. Wireless Application File

       B. Wide Application Filter

       C. Web Application Firewall

       D. Web Access Firewall

Ans : Web Application Firewall


Q.15 Which of the following services is free?

       A. Code build

       B. Code commit

       C. Code deploy

       D. Code pipeline

Ans : Code deploy


Q.16 Charges for code commit are based on the active users.

       A. True

       B. False

Ans : True


Q.17 Which of these services are used to distribute content to end users using a global network of edge locations?

       A. Virtual Private Cloud

       B. CloudFront

       C. CloudWatch

       D. Route 53

Ans : CloudFront


Q.18 A highly available and scalable DNS web service is _________.

       A. Amazon Workspaces

       B. Amazon Direct Connect

       C. Amazon Route 53

       D. Amazon VPC

Ans : Amazon Route 53


Q.19 Which of the following is not correct about CloudFront?

       A. CloudFront cannot serve content from a non AWS origin server

       B. CloudFront can stream content using RTMP(real time messaging protocol)

       C. CloudFront can serve both compressed and uncompressed files

       D. CloudFront can serve both static and dynamic content

Ans : CloudFront cannot serve content from a non AWS origin server


Q.20 Which of the following is not correct about Elastic Load Balancing?

       A. Achieves greater fault tolerance

       B. Can be enabled only in a single availability zone

       C. Detects unhealthy instances and reroutes

       D. Automatically distributes traffic

Ans : Can be enabled only in a single availability zone


Q.21 Route 53 can be used to route users to infrastructure outside of AWS.

       A. True

       B. False

Ans : True


Q.22 All Amazon services support region-based services.

       A. True

       B. False

Ans : False


Q.23 You are serving content from CloudFront. Which of the following happens to an end user’s request?

       A. The user’s request is routed to the origin server

       B. For countries without edge location, requests are routed to the origin server

       C. The user’s request is routed to the nearest edge location

       D. The user’s requests are routed to the edge location in the country from which the request originates

Ans : The user’s request is routed to the nearest edge location


Q.24 EC2 stands for __________.

       A. Elastic Cloud Computer

       B. Electronic Compute Cloud

       C. Electronic Cloud Computer

       D. Elastic Compute Cloud

Ans : Elastic Compute Cloud


Q.25 A highly available and scalable domain name system and web service is ___________.

       A. Amazon Workspaces

       B. Amazon VPC

       C. Amazon Direct Connect

       D. Amazon Route 53

Ans : Amazon Route 53


Q.26 _____ mixes the simplicity of ________ with the power of _____, to great effect.

       A. PaaS,SaaS,IaaS

       B. IaaS,SaaS,PaaS

       C. SaaS,PaaS,IaaS

Ans : SaaS,PaaS,IaaS


Q.27 Amazon CloudFormation is a ___________.

       A. Deployment and management service

       B. Content delivery service

       C. Application service

       D. Networking service

Ans : Deployment and management service


Q.28 Consider that you have to move data over long distances using the internet across countries or continents to your Amazon S3 bucket. Which method or service will you use for this purpose?

       A. Amazon CloudFront

       B. Amazon Snowball

       C. Amazon Transfer Acceleration

       D. Amazon Glacier

Ans : Amazon Transfer Acceleration


Q.29 Cloud-computing providers offer their services as ______________.

       A. IaaS,Paas,Saas

       B. IaaS

       C. XaaS

       D. PaaS

       E. EaaS

       F. SaaS

Ans : IaaS,Paas,Saas


Q.30 Developers and organizations all around the world leverage ______ extensively.

       A. SaaS

       B. IaaS

       C. PaaS

       D. XaaS

Ans : PaaS


Q.31 What does S3 stand for?

       A. Storage Simple Service

       B. Super Storage Service

       C. Single Storage Service

       D. Simple Storage Service

Ans : Simple Storage Service


Q.32 Which of the following service is used for fast and reliable application updates and bug fixes?

       A. Code pipeline

       B. Code Deploy

       C. Code commit

       D. Code build

Ans : Code pipeline


Q.33 Which is a fully managed desktop computing service?

       A. Amazon Direct Connect

       B. Amazon ElastiCache

       C. AWS Data Pipeline

       D. Amazon Workspaces

Ans : Amazon Workspaces


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