AWS Certified Sysops Administrator - Associate ( Systems Operations on AWS - AWSSYS ) Quiz Questions and Answers

Which of the following components of the Cloudfront service can be used to distribute content to users across the globe?

Answer :
  • Amazon Edge locations

An application running on Amazon EC2 must store objects in an S3 bucket. Which option follows best practices for granting the application access to the S3 bucket?

Answer :
  • Use an IAM role with the permission to write to S3 bucket.

Company salespeople upload their sales figures daily. A Solutions Architect needs a durable storage solution for these documents that also protects against users accidentally deleting important documents. Which action will protect against unintended user actions?

Answer :
  • Store data in an S3 bucket and enable versioning.

An S3 bucket exists in an AWS Account. Users have been asked to access files in this bucket. But when they try to access the files they get a ‘403 Forbidden’ error message. As an IT administrator, what do you need to check to ensure that the users can access the files?

Answer :
  • Ensure that the bucket policy allows access

A consulting firm repeatedly builds large architectures for their customers using AWS resources from several AWS services including IAM, Amazon EC2, Amazon RDS, DynamoDB, and Amazon VPC. The consultants have architecture diagrams for each of their architectures and are frustrated that they cannot use them to automatically create their resources. Which service should provide immediate benefits to the organization?

Answer :
  • AWS Cloudformation

The security policy of an organization requires an application to encrypt data before writing to the disk. Which solution should the organization use to meet this requirement?

Answer :
  • AWS KMS API

A company is to run a service on AWS to provide offsite backups for images on laptops and phones. The solution must support millions of customers with thousands of images per customer. Though the images will be retrieved infrequently, they must be available for retrieval immediately. Which is the most cost-efficient storage option that meets these requirements?

Answer :
  • Amazon S3 Standard Infrequent Access

Your team is planning on hosting a set of EC2 Instances which is going to host Memcached which will be used as the Cache for several applications. As the IT admin, you need to provision the EC2 Instances. Which of the following Instance type would you provision for the underlying EC2 Instance?

Answer :
  • Memory Optimized

Which of the following items are required to allow an application deployed on an EC2 instance to write data to a DynamoDB table? Assume that no security keys are allowed to be stored on the EC2 instance. Choose from below:

Answer :
  • Create an IAM role that allows write access to the DynamoDB table and attach to the instance

Your company has an account in AWS which is being actively used. There is an audit being conducted by an external auditor. They have requested for a list of users, their status, to see if MFA is being used etc. How would you achieve in getting this list for them?

Answer :
  • Go to IAM and download the Credentials report