AWS quiz questions

AWS interview questions

  • 1.

    Edge Locations form part of Cloud Front an AWS service, these help to deliver content across global locations?

    1. True

    2. False

  • 2.

    What does RDS stand for?

    1. Real time Managed Database Service

    2. Relational Database Service

    3. Receptional Database Service

    4. Request Database Service

  • 3.

    What statements are true about auto-scaling within EC2?

    1. Allows you to scale capacity up but not down

    2. Allows you to scale capacity but is a manual process

    3. Allows you to scale your Amazon EC2 capacity up or down

    4. Allows you to scale capacity and is an automatic process

  • 4.

    What needs to be provided between multi availability zones to support Define EC2 on AWS?

    1. Amazon Elastic Computing Cloud

    2. Amazon Elastic Computer Cloud

    3. Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud

    4. Amazon Elastic Computed Cloud

  • 5.

    Can you ship portable hard drives to AWS for them to import?

    1. True

    2. False

  • 6.

    What does S3 stand for?

    1. Amazon Simple Storage Service

    2. Amazon Simple Mail Service

    3. Amazon Simple Billing Service

    4. Amazon Simple Cloud Service

  • 7.

    Which statements are true about the benefits of cloud?

    1. No Up Front Capital Expense

    2. Easy Scale Up and Down

    3. Low Cost

    4. Remove IT Department

    5. Improve Agility and Time to Market

    6. Self Service Infrastructure

  • 8.

    How many AWS clouds are the there in the world

    1. 4

    2. 6

    3. 7

    4. 9

    5. 1

    6. 2

  • 9.

    Which statements are true about ELB?

    1. ELB can be used across AWS Regions

    2. Is an Elastic Load Balancer

    3. Is used as a content deliver network

    4. Automatically distributes incoming application traffic across multiple Amazon EC2 instances

    5. Detects unhealthy instances within a pool and automatically reroutes traffic

    6. Provide high availability

  • 10.

    What SLA do AWS provide for their EC2 service?

    1. 99.97%

    2. 99.95%

    3. 99.99%

    4. 99.999999999%

  • 11.

    Which three statements describe EBS?

    1. Very, very fast

    2. Within single data centre

    3. Within multiple data centres

    4. Not accessible from the net

  • 12.

    What is RDS Automatic Host Replacement?

    1. Synchronously replicates your data to a standby instance in a different Availability Zone (AZ).

    2. Backup your database and transaction logs and store both for a user-specified retention period

    3. Multi-AZ deployments provide enhanced availability and durability for database instances, making them a natural fit for production database workloads

    4. Automatically replace the compute instance powering your deployment in the event of a hardware failure.

  • 13.

    You have an environment that consists of a public subnet using Amazon VPC and 3 instances that are running in this subnet. These three instances can successfully communicate with other hosts on the Internet. You launch a fourth instance in the same subnet, using the same AMI and security group configuration you used for the others, but find that this instance cannot be accessed from the Internet. What should you do to enable internet access?

    1. Deploy a NAT instance into the public subnet.

    2. Modify the routing table for the public subnet

    3. Assign an Elastic IP address to the fourth instance.

    4. Configure a publically routable IP Address In the host OS of the fourth instance.

  • 14.

    If I want to run a database in an Amazon instance, which is the most recommended Amazon storage option?

    1. Amazon Instance Storage

    2. Amazon S3

    3. Amazon EBS

    4. Amazon Glacier

  • 15.

    ________________ , also known as master-slave deployments, are a good option for applications with a high read to write ratio. In this architecture, a single master database is responsible for handling all writes. The writes are then replicated to the slaves which are designated to handle just reads.

    1. Vertical Scaling Up

    2. Scale Compute

    3. Read Replicas

    4. Scale Storage

  • 16.

    Which of the following services natively encrypts data at rest within an AWS region? Choose 2 answers

    1. Amazon CloudFront

    2.  Amazon DynamoDB

    3.  Amazon Glacier

    4. AWS Storage Gateway

    5. Amazon Simple Queue Service

  • 17.

    A customer is hosting their company website on a cluster of web servers that are behind a public-facing load balancer. The customer also uses Amazon Route 53 to manage their public DNS. How should the customer configure the DNS zone apex record to point to the load balancer?

    1. Create a CNAME record pointing to the load balancer DNS name.

    2. Create an A record aliased to the load balancer DNS name

    3. Create an A record pointing to the IP address of the load balancer

    4. Create a CNAME record aliased to the load balancer DNS name.

  • 18.

    You are deploying an application to collect votes for a very popular television show. Millions of users will submit votes using mobile devices. The votes must be collected into a durable, scalable, and highly available data store for real-time public tabulation. Which service should you use?

    1. Amazon DynamoDB

    2. Amazon Redshift

    3. Amazon Simple Queue Service

    4. Amazon Kinesis

  • 19.

    When will you incur costs with an Elastic IP address (EIP)?

    1. When it is allocated and associated with a stopped instance

    2. When an EIP is allocated

    3. Costs are incurred regardless of whether the EIP is associated with a running instance

    4. When it is allocated and associated with a running instance

  • 20.

    A company is deploying a new two-tier web application in AWS. The company has limited staff and requires high availability, and the application requires complex queries and table joins. Which configuration provides the solution for the company’s requirements?

    1. Amazon ElastiCache

    2. Amazon RDS for MySQL with Multi-AZ

    3. MySQL Installed on two Amazon EC2 Instances in a single Availability Zone

    4. Amazon DynamoDB


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