AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner CLF-C01 Exam Question Part 9 Version 2022


  1. A company needs to transfer a large volume of data from an on-premises data center to the AWS Cloud. The company’s internet connectivity is slow and unreliable. Which AWS service can facilitate this data transfer?

A. Amazon S3 Glacier
B. AWS Snowball
C. AWS Storage Gateway
D. Amazon Elastic File System (Amazon EFS)

  1. Which pricing model will interrupt a running Amazon EC2 instance if capacity becomes temporarily unavailable?

A. On-Demand Instances
B. Standard Reserved Instances
C. Spot Instances
D. Convertible Reserved Instances

  1. Which security-related task is the responsibility of the customer in the AWS Cloud?

A. Securing infrastructure at data centers
B. Maintaining firewall configurations at a hardware level
C. Maintaining networking among hardware components
D. Maintaining server-side encryption

  1. Which AWS service acts as a data extract, transform, and load (ETL) tool to make it easy to prepare data for analytics?

A. Amazon QuickSight
B. Amazon Athena
C. AWS Glue
D. AWS Elastic Beanstalk

  1. A company recently migrated to AWS and wants to enable intelligent threat protection and continuous monitoring across all of its AWS accounts. Which AWS service should the company use to achieve this goal?

A. Amazon Macie
B. Amazon GuardDuty
C. AWS Shield
D. Amazon Detective

  1. A user can optimize Amazon EC2 costs by performing which of the following tasks? (Choose two.)

A. Implementing Auto Scaling groups to add and remove instances based on demand.
B. Creating a policy to restrict IAM users from creating new instances.
C. Setting a budget to limit spending on EC2 instances using AWS Budgets.
D. Purchasing Reserved Instances.
E. Adding EC2 instances to a second AWS Region that is geographically close to the end users.

  1. Which AWS services or features help decrease network latency for a globally dispersed user base? (Choose two.)

A. Amazon VPC
B. Elastic Load Balancer
C. Amazon CloudFront
D. AWS Direct Connect
E. AWS Global Accelerator

  1. AWS Trusted Advisor can monitor and provide advice on what characteristics of an AWS account? (Choose two.)

A. Compliance with security best practices
B. Application performance
C. Network utilization
D. Cost optimization
E. Compliance status

  1. Which AWS service would identify if unrestricted access to a resource has been allowed by a security group?

A. AWS Trusted Advisor
B. Amazon CloudWatch
C. VPC Flow Logs
D. AWS CloudTrail

  1. Which AWS service or component allows inbound traffic from the internet to access a VPC?

A. Internet gateway
B. NAT gateway
D. VPC peering

  1. Which architecture concept describes the ability to deploy resources on demand and release resources when they are no longer needed?

A. High availability
B. Decoupled architecture
C. Resilience
D. Elasticity

  1. According to the AWS shared responsibility model, which task is the customer’s responsibility?

A. Maintaining the infrastructure needed to run AWS Lambda
B. Updating the operating system of Amazon DynamoDB instances
C. Maintaining Amazon S3 infrastructure
D. Updating the guest operating system on Amazon EC2 instances

  1. A company must process a large amount of data from social media accounts by making graphical queries with high throughput. Which AWS service will help the company design a cloud architecture that will meet these requirements?

A. Amazon RDS
B. Amazon DynamoDB
C. Amazon Neptune
D. Amazon Redshift

  1. Which databases are available on Amazon RDS? (Choose two.)

A. Sybase
B. Microsoft SQL Server
C. IBM Db2
D. MongoDB
E. PostgreSQL

  1. Under the AWS shared responsibility model, what is the customer’s responsibility when using an AWS managed service?

A. Physical security of the data centers
B. Server-side encryption
C. Customer data
D. Operating system patching

  1. Which service is an AWS-managed Hadoop framework that makes it easy, fast, and cost-effective to process large amounts of data across dynamically scalable Amazon EC2 instances?

A. Amazon EMR
B. Amazon EC2
C. AWS Elastic Beanstalk
D. Amazon Redshift

  1. A company with AWS Enterprise Support needs help understanding its monthly AWS bill and wants to implement billing best practices. Which AWS tool or resource is available to accomplish these goals?

A. Resource tagging
B. AWS Concierge Support team
C. AWS Abuse team
D. AWS Support

  1. A company spends several months upgrading its on-premises infrastructure every few years. The company wants to reduce infrastructure procurement time by migrating to the AWS Cloud. What is the main benefit of migrating to the AWS Cloud for this use case?

A. AWS will help move the existing hardware to the AWS data centers.
B. The company will have increased agility with on-demand access to IT resources.
C. Enterprise support will be available to help with recurring application installation and setup.
D. The company will experience less downtime with Multi-AZ deployments.

  1. According to the AWS shared responsibility model, when using Amazon RDS, who is responsible for scheduling and performing backups?

A. AWS is responsible for both tasks.
B. The customer is responsible for scheduling and AWS is responsible for performing backups.
C. The customer is responsible for both tasks.
D. AWS is responsible for scheduling and the user is responsible for performing backups.

  1. Which of the following can be used to identify a specific user who stopped an Amazon EC2 instance?

A. AWS CloudTrail
B. Amazon Inspector
C. Amazon CloudWatch
D. VPC Flow Logs

  1. A company has a managed IAM policy that does not grant the necessary permissions for users to accomplish required tasks. How can this be resolved?

A. Enable AWS Shield Advanced
B. Create a custom IAM policy
C. Use a third-party web application firewall (WAF) managed rule from the AWS Marketplace
D. Use AWS Key Management Service (AWS KMS) to create a customer-managed key

  1. Which cloud computing advantage is a company applying when it uses AWS Regions to increase application availability to users in different countries?

A. Pay-as-you-go pricing
B. Capacity forecasting
C. Economies of scale
D. Global reach

  1. A user has an AWS account with a Business-level AWS Support plan and needs assistance with handling a production service disruption. Which action should the user take?

A. Contact the dedicated AWS technical account manager (TAM).
B. Contact the dedicated AWS Concierge Support team.
C. Open a business-critical system down support case.
D. Open a production system down support case.

  1. A company is looking for a way to encrypt data stored on Amazon S3. Which AWS managed service can be used to help to accomplish this?

A. AWS Certificate Manager (ACM)
B. AWS Secrets Manager
C. AWS Resource Access Manager
D. AWS Key Management Service (AWS KMS)

  1. When a user wants to utilize their existing per-socket, per-core, or per-virtual machine software licenses for a Microsoft Windows server running on AWS, which Amazon EC2 instance type is required?

A. Spot Instances
B. Dedicated Instances
C. Dedicated Hosts
D. Reserved Instances

  1. How can consolidated billing within AWS Organizations help lower overall monthly expenses?

A. By providing a consolidated view of monthly billing across multiple accounts
B. By pooling usage across multiple accounts to achieve a pricing tier discount
C. By automating the creation of new accounts through APIs
D. By leveraging service control policies (SCPs) for centralized service management

  1. A solutions architect needs to maintain a fleet of Amazon EC2 instances so that any impaired instances are replaced with new ones. Which AWS service should the solutions architect use?

A. Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS)
B. Amazon GuardDuty
C. AWS Shield
D. AWS Auto Scaling

  1. An application deployed in the AWS Cloud has unpredictable usage patterns and is running workloads that cannot be interrupted. What is the MOST cost-effective Amazon EC2 pricing option for this application?

A. Dedicated Instances
B. Spot Instances
C. Reserved Instances
D. On-Demand Instances

  1. A company is migrating its on-premises data center to AWS and wants to provide NFS access to its Linux clients. Which AWS service should the company use?

A. Amazon S3
B. Amazon Elastic File System (Amazon EFS)
C. Amazon Elastic Block Store (Amazon EBS)
D. Amazon S3 Glacier

  1. An application is receiving SQL injection attacks from multiple external resources. Which AWS service or feature can help automate mitigation against these attacks?

B. Security groups
C. Elastic Load Balancer
D. Network ACL

  1. Which AWS service enables risk auditing of an AWS account by tracking and recording user actions and source IP addresses?

A. AWS X-Ray
B. AWS Shield
C. AWS Trusted Advisor
D. AWS CloudTrail

  1. A company would like to host its MySQL databases on AWS and maintain full control over the operating system, database installation, and configuration. Which AWS service should the company use to host the databases?

A. Amazon RDS
B. Amazon EC2
C. Amazon DynamoDB
D. Amazon Aurora

  1. What AWS billing support resource is available to all support levels?

A. AWS Support concierge
B. AWS Customer Service
C. AWS technical account manager
D. AWS Business Support

  1. Which AWS services help to improve application performance by reducing latency while accessing content globally? (Choose two.)

A. Amazon CloudFront
C. AWS Direct Connect
D. AWS Global Accelerator
E. Amazon S3 Glacier

  1. Which AWS service provides the ability to quickly run one-time queries on data in Amazon S3?

A. Amazon EMR
B. Amazon DynamoDB
C. Amazon Redshift
D. Amazon Athena

  1. Which task requires the use of AWS account root account user credentials?

A. Closing an AWS account
B. Creating a log file
C. Modifying IAM user permissions
D. Deleting IAM users

  1. Which AWS service does AWS Snowball Edge natively support?

A. AWS Server Migration Service (AWS SMS)
B. Amazon Aurora
C. AWS Trusted Advisor
D. Amazon EC2

  1. A company is building a new archiving system on AWS that will store terabytes of data. The company will NOT retrieve the data often. Which Amazon S3 storage class will MINIMIZE the cost of the system?

A. S3 Standard-Infrequent Access (S3 Standard-IA)
B. S3 Glacier
C. S3 Intelligent-Tiering
D. S3 One Zone-Infrequent Access (S3 One Zone-IA)

  1. Which type of AWS infrastructure deployment puts AWS compute, storage, database, and other select services closer to end users to run latency-sensitive applications?

A. AWS Regions
B. Availability Zones
C. Local Zones
D. Edge locations

  1. Which AWS service enables users to monitor for specific phrases, values, or patterns and set up alarms based on metrics?

B. Amazon Comprehend
C. AWS CloudTrail
D. Amazon CloudWatch Logs

  1. A company wants durable storage for static content and infinitely scalable data storage infrastructure at the lowest cost. Which AWS service should the company choose?

A. Amazon Elastic Block Store (Amazon EBS)
B. Amazon S3
C. AWS Storage Gateway
D. Amazon Elastic File System (Amazon EFS)

  1. Using AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM), what can be attached to an Amazon EC2 instance to make service requests?

A. Group
B. Role
C. Policy
D. Access key

  1. A company previously lost data that was stored in an on-premises data center. To protect against future loss of data, the company wants to use AWS to automatically launch thousands of its machines in a fully provisioned state in minutes, in a format that supports data restoration. Which AWS service should the company use to meet these requirements?

A. AWS Direct Connect
B. AWS Storage Gateway
C. CloudEndure Disaster Recovery
D. AWS Backup

  1. Which aspect of AWS infrastructure enables global deployment of compute and storage?

A. Availability Zones
B. Regions
C. Tags
D. Resource groups

  1. A security officer wants to enable IPsec communications to securely connect users from on-premises networks to AWS. Which AWS service or feature should the officer use?

A. Amazon VPC
C. AWS Direct Connect
D. Amazon Connect

  1. Which of the following can be used to describe infrastructure as code in the AWS Cloud?

B. AWS CloudFormation
C. AWS CodeDeploy
D. AWS Amplify

  1. Which of the following are benefits of running a database on Amazon RDS compared to an on-premises database? (Choose two.)

A. RDS backups are managed by AWS.
B. RDS supports any relational database.
C. RDS has no database engine licensing costs.
D. RDS database compute capacity can be easily scaled.
E. RDS inbound traffic control (for example, security groups) is managed by AWS.

  1. Which AWS service is designed to help users who want to use machine learning for natural language processing (NLP) but do not have experience in machine learning?

A. Amazon Comprehend
B. Amazon SageMaker
C. AWS Deep Learning AMIs (DLAMI)
D. Amazon Rekognition

  1. Which AWS service or feature allows a user to establish a dedicated network connection between a company’s on-premises data center and the AWS Cloud?

A. AWS Direct Connect
B. VPC peering
D. Amazon Route 53

  1. A company needs 24/7 phone, email, and chat access, with a response time of less than 1 hour if a production system has a service interruption. Which AWS Support plan meets these requirements at the LOWEST cost?

A. Basic
B. Developer
C. Business
D. Enterprise

  1. How can a user achieve high availability for a web application hosted on AWS?

A. Use a Classic Load Balancer across multiple AWS Regions.
B. Use an Application Load Balancer across multiple Availability Zones in one AWS Region.
C. Set up automatic scaling and load balancing with another application instance running on premises.
D. Use the AWS Region with the highest number of Availability Zones.

  1. Which of the following is an AWS best practice for managing an AWS account root user?

A. Keep the root user password with the security team.
B. Enable multi-factor authentication (MFA) for the root user.
C. Create an access key for the root user.
D. Keep the root user password consistent for compliance purposes.

  1. A company wants to securely access an Amazon S3 bucket from an Amazon EC2 instance without accessing the internet. What should the company use to accomplish this goal?

A. VPN connection
B. Internet gateway
C. VPC endpoint
D. NAT gateway

  1. Which statement is true about AWS global infrastructure?

A. Availability Zones can span multiple AWS Regions.
B. A VPC can have different subnets in different AWS Regions.
C. AWS Regions consist of multiple Availability Zones.
D. A single subnet can span multiple Availability Zones.

  1. Which AWS service or feature provides information about ongoing or upcoming scheduled events that can affect an AWS account?

A. AWS Config
B. AWS Systems Manager
C. AWS Personal Health Dashboard
D. AWS Trusted Advisor

  1. A bank needs to store recordings of calls made to its contact center for 6 years. The recordings must be accessible within 48 hours from the time they are requested. Which AWS service will provide a secure and cost-effective solution for retaining these files?

A. Amazon DynamoDB
B. Amazon S3 Glacier
C. Amazon Connect
D. Amazon ElastiCache

  1. A media company wants to distribute video content to millions of users worldwide over the internet. The company wants to use the AWS global network backbone to distribute cached content with low latency and high data transfer speeds. Which AWS service will meet these requirements?

A. Amazon CloudFront
B. AWS Global Accelerator
C. AWS Direct Connect
D. Amazon Connect

  1. The AWS global infrastructure consists of Regions, Availability Zones, and what else?

B. Data centers
C. Dark fiber network links
D. Edge locations

  1. Which AWS Trusted Advisor feature is available exclusively to users with AWS Business Support or AWS Enterprise Support?

A. Notification setup
B. Refresh checks
C. AWS Support API
D. Action links

  1. A company is required to store its data close to its primary users. Which benefit of the AWS Cloud supports this requirement?

A. Security
B. High availability
C. Elasticity
D. Global footprint