AWS Technical Essentials 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

A company is storing an access key (access key ID and secret access key) in a text file on a custom AMI. The company uses the access key to access DynamoDB tables from instances created from the AMI. The security team has mandated a more secure solution. Which solution will meet the security team’s mandate?

Answer :
  • Create an IAM role with permissions to access the table, and launch all instances with the new role

An application saves the logs to an S3 bucket. A user wants to keep the logs for one month for troubleshooting purposes, and then purge the logs. What feature will enable this?

Answer :
  • Configuring lifecycle configuration rules on the S3 bucket.

An application running on EC2 instances processes sensitive information stored on Amazon S3. The information is accessed over the Internet. The security team is concerned that the Internet connectivity to Amazon S3 is a security risk. Which solution will resolve the security concern?

Answer :
  • Access the data through a VPC endpoint for Amazon S3.

Currently, your organization has an operational team that takes care of ID management in their on-premise data center. They now also need to manage users and groups created in AWS. Which of the following AWS tools would they need to use for performing this management function?

Answer :
  • AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)

Your company has just started using the resources on the AWS Cloud. They want to get an idea of the costs being incurred so far for the resources being used. How can this be achieved?

Answer :
  • By using the AWS Cost and Usage reports Explorer. Here you can see the running and forecast costs

Your company is planning to move to the AWS Cloud. You need to give a presentation on the cost perspective when moving existing resources to the AWS Cloud. When it comes to Amazon EC2, which of the following is an advantage when it comes to the cost perspective.?

Answer :
  • The ability to only pay for what you use

There is a requirement to collect important metrics from AWS RDS and EC2 Instances. Which of the following services can help fulfill this requirement?

Answer :
  • Amazon CloudWatch

You have a DevOps team in your current organisational structure. They are keen to know if there is any service available in AWS which can be used to manage infrastructure as code. Which of the following can be met with such a requirement?

Answer :
  • Using AWS Cloudformation

By default who from the below roles has complete administrative control over all the resources in the respective AWS account?

Answer :
  • AWS Account Owner