AZ-900 Practice Questions: Understanding Core Azure Services

The AZ-900: Microsoft Azure Fundamentals exam covers four distinct learning objectives:

  • Understand Cloud Concepts
  • Understand Core Azure Services
  • Understand Security, Privacy, Compliance, and Trust
  • Understand Azure Pricing and Support

These practice questions are based on the AZ-900 course, entitled "AZ-900 Azure Exam Prep: Understanding Core Azure Services". This set of practice questions covers the "Understand Core Azure Services" learning objectives for the AZ-900 exam. If you can answer all of the following questions correctly, you are prepared for the AZ-900 "Understand Core Azure Services" learning objectives.


QUESTION:

A _________ is a set of datacenters deployed within a latency-defined perimeter and connected through a dedicated regional low-latency network.

Paired Region
Region
Resource group

Show Me the Answer

The answer is "Region".

Reference Material:

AZ-900 Azure Exam Prep: Understanding Core Azure Services

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QUESTION:

An Azure __________ is a defined area of the world that contains at least one Azure Region.

geography
datacenter
region

Show Me the Answer

The answer is "geography"

Reference Material:

AZ-900 Azure Exam Prep: Understanding Core Azure Services

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QUESTION:

__________ is a high-availability offering that protects your applications and data from datacenter failures.

Azure Datacenters
Availability Zones
Resource Groups

Show Me the Answer

The answer is "Availability Zones"

Reference Material:

AZ-900 Azure Exam Prep: Understanding Core Azure Services

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QUESTION:

A combination of a fault domain and an update domain is called ______________________.

a Resource Group
an Availability Zone
a redundant datacenter

Show Me the Answer

The answer is "an Availability Zone"

Reference Material:

AZ-900 Azure Exam Prep: Understanding Core Azure Services

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QUESTION:

A ____________ is a container that holds related resources for an Azure solution.

Resource Set
Paired Datacenter
Resource Group

Show Me the Answer

The answer is "Resource Group"

Reference Material:

AZ-900 Azure Exam Prep: Understanding Core Azure Services

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QUESTION:

______________ allows you to work with the resources in your solution as a group.

Azure Resource Manager
Resource Group
Azure Manager

Show Me the Answer

The answer is "Azure Resource Manager"

Reference Material:

AZ-900 Azure Exam Prep: Understanding Core Azure Services

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QUESTION:

True or False. When naming a VM, the computer name and the virtual machine name can be different.

True
False

Show Me the Answer

The answer is "True"

Reference Material:

AZ-900 Azure Exam Prep: Understanding Core Azure Services

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QUESTION:

An Azure VM is a _____________ resource.

Network
Compute
Data

Show Me the Answer

The answer is "Compute"

Reference Material:

AZ-900 Azure Exam Prep: Understanding Core Azure Services

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QUESTION:

______________ let you create and manage a group of identical, load balanced VMs.

VM scale sets
Load Balancers
Availability Sets

Show Me the Answer

The answer is "VM scale sets"

Reference Material:

AZ-900 Azure Exam Prep: Understanding Core Azure Services

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QUESTION:

____________ allows you to build and host web apps, mobile back ends, and RESTful APIs in the programming language of your choice without managing infrastructure.

Web Apps
Azure App Service
JSON

Show Me the Answer

The answer is "Azure App Service"

Reference Material:

AZ-900 Azure Exam Prep: Understanding Core Azure Services

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QUESTION:

____________ is a solution for easily running small pieces of code in the cloud.

Azure Functions
Azure App Service
Web Apps

Show Me the Answer

The answer is "Azure Functions"

Reference Material:

AZ-900 Azure Exam Prep: Understanding Core Azure Services

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QUESTION:

A virtual network is scoped to a single region.

True
False

Show Me the Answer

The answer is "True"

Reference Material:

AZ-900 Azure Exam Prep: Understanding Core Azure Services

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QUESTION:

______________ connections are private. Traffic does not go over the internet.

Site-to-Site VPN
Point-to-site VPN
Azure ExpressRoute

Show Me the Answer

The answer is "Azure ExpressRoute"

Reference Material:

AZ-900 Azure Exam Prep: Understanding Core Azure Services

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QUESTION:

Allows you to scale your applications and create high availability for your services.

Availability Zone
Load Balancer
vNet

Show Me the Answer

The answer is "Load Balancer"

Reference Material:

AZ-900 Azure Exam Prep: Understanding Core Azure Services

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QUESTION:

Sends encrypted traffic between an Azure virtual network and an on-premises location over the public Internet.

Public Load Balancer
Internal Load Balancer
VPN Gateway

Show Me the Answer

The answer is "VPN Gateway"

Reference Material:

AZ-900 Azure Exam Prep: Understanding Core Azure Services

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QUESTION:

The max throughput for a VpnGw3 VPN gateway is _______________.

100Mbps
1Gbps
1.25Gbps

Show Me the Answer

The answer is "1.25Gbps"

Reference Material:

AZ-900 Azure Exam Prep: Understanding Core Azure Services

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QUESTION:

A _________________ lets you create a secure connection to your virtual network from an individual client computer.

Site-to-Site VPN
Point-to-Site VPN
ExpressRoute

Show Me the Answer

The answer is "Point-to-Site VPN"

Reference Material:

AZ-900 Azure Exam Prep: Understanding Core Azure Services

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QUESTION:

_____________ is a web traffic load balancer that enables you to manage traffic to your web applications.

Azure Application Gateway
Availability Set
Scale Set

Show Me the Answer

The answer is "Azure Application Gateway"

Reference Material:

AZ-900 Azure Exam Prep: Understanding Core Azure Services

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QUESTION:

A ______________ is a distributed network of servers that can efficiently deliver web content to users.

Load Balancer
Application Gateway
Content Delivery Network

Show Me the Answer

The answer is "Content Delivery Network"

Reference Material:

AZ-900 Azure Exam Prep: Understanding Core Azure Services

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QUESTION:

_________________ is optimized for storing massive amounts of unstructured data.

Azure Files
Blob Storage
Archive Storage

Show Me the Answer

The answer is "Blob Storage"

Reference Material:

AZ-900 Azure Exam Prep: Understanding Core Azure Services

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QUESTION:

_______________ provides a unique namespace in Azure for your data.

Storage Account
Container
Blob

Show Me the Answer

The answer is "Storage Account"

Reference Material:

AZ-900 Azure Exam Prep: Understanding Core Azure Services

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QUESTION:

_____________ are made up of blocks of data that can be managed individually.

Block Blobs
Append Blobs
Page Blobs

Show Me the Answer

The answer is "Block Blobs"

Reference Material:

AZ-900 Azure Exam Prep: Understanding Core Azure Services

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QUESTION:

All Azure virtual machines have at least ________ disk(s).

1
2
3

Show Me the Answer

The answer is "2"

Reference Material:

AZ-900 Azure Exam Prep: Understanding Core Azure Services

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QUESTION:

Data on the temporary disk may be lost during a maintenance event or when you redeploy a VM.

True
False

Show Me the Answer

The answer is "True"

Reference Material:

AZ-900 Azure Exam Prep: Understanding Core Azure Services

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QUESTION:

Managed disks have a maximum capacity of ______________.

4TB
32TB
2TB

Show Me the Answer

The answer is "32TB"

Reference Material:

AZ-900 Azure Exam Prep: Understanding Core Azure Services

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QUESTION:

___________ disks are the recommended deployment option for most workloads.

Standard HDD
Standard SSD
Premium SSD

Show Me the Answer

The answer is "Standard SSD"

Reference Material:

AZ-900 Azure Exam Prep: Understanding Core Azure Services

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QUESTION:

Microsoft recommends that you use ___________ disks for new VMs.

Managed
Unmanaged

Show Me the Answer

The answer is "Managed"

Reference Material:

AZ-900 Azure Exam Prep: Understanding Core Azure Services

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QUESTION:

Azure file shares cannot be mounted concurrently by cloud or on-premises deployments of Windows, Linux, and macOS.

True
False

Show Me the Answer

The answer is "False"

Reference Material:

AZ-900 Azure Exam Prep: Understanding Core Azure Services

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QUESTION:

_____________ offers fully managed file shares in the cloud.

Blob Storage
Azure Files
Storage Account

Show Me the Answer

The answer is "Azure Files"

Reference Material:

AZ-900 Azure Exam Prep: Understanding Core Azure Services

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QUESTION:

While a blob is in Archive storage, it is offline and cannot be read, copied, overwritten, or modified.

True
False

Show Me the Answer

The answer is "True"

Reference Material:

AZ-900 Azure Exam Prep: Understanding Core Azure Services

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QUESTION:

_____________ is Microsoft's globally distributed, multi-model database service.

HDInsight
Azure Cosmos DB
Hadoop

Show Me the Answer

The answer is "Azure Cosmos DB"

Reference Material:

AZ-900 Azure Exam Prep: Understanding Core Azure Services

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QUESTION:

Azure SQL Database can be deployed as a single database with its own set of resources managed via a logical server.

True
False

Show Me the Answer

The answer is "True"

Reference Material:

AZ-900 Azure Exam Prep: Understanding Core Azure Services

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QUESTION:

_____________ is a cloud-based EDW that leverages Massively Parallel Processing (MPP) to quickly run complex queries across petabytes of data.

HDInsight
CosmosDB
SQL Data Warehouse

Show Me the Answer

The answer is "SQL Data Warehouse"

Reference Material:

AZ-900 Azure Exam Prep: Understanding Core Azure Services

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QUESTION:

_________________ is a managed service, hosted in the cloud, that acts as a central message hub for bi-directional communication between your IoT application and the devices it manages.

IoT Central
App Service
IoT Hub

Show Me the Answer

The answer is "IoT Hub"

Reference Material:

AZ-900 Azure Exam Prep: Understanding Core Azure Services

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QUESTION:

IoT Hub supports communications both from the device to the cloud and from the cloud to the device.

True
False

Show Me the Answer

The answer is "True"

Reference Material:

AZ-900 Azure Exam Prep: Understanding Core Azure Services

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QUESTION:

______________ is a fully managed IoT Software-as-a-Service solution that makes it easy to create products that connect the physical and digital worlds.

IoT Hub
Azure IoT Central
HDInsight

Show Me the Answer

The answer is "Azure IoT Central"

Reference Material:

AZ-900 Azure Exam Prep: Understanding Core Azure Services

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QUESTION:

____________ is a Hadoop service offering hosted in Azure that enables clusters of managed hadoop instances.

Data Lake Analytics
Azure HD Insight
CosmosDB

Show Me the Answer

The answer is "Azure HD Insight".

Reference Material:

AZ-900 Azure Exam Prep: Understanding Core Azure Services

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QUESTION:

_______________________ is an on-demand analytics job service that simplifies big data

Azure Data Lake Analytics
HDInsight
Azure Analytics

Show Me the Answer

The answer is "Azure Data Lake Analytics"

Reference Material:

AZ-900 Azure Exam Prep: Understanding Core Azure Services

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QUESTION:

_____________________ is a cloud service that you use to train, deploy, automate, and manage machine learning models.

Azure Machine Learning Service
Azure Machine Learning Studio
Azure AI

Show Me the Answer

The answer is "Azure Machine Learning Service"

Reference Material:

AZ-900 Azure Exam Prep: Understanding Core Azure Services

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QUESTION:

Azure Machine Learning service does not support open-source technologies.

True
False

Show Me the Answer

The answer is "False"

Reference Material:

AZ-900 Azure Exam Prep: Understanding Core Azure Services

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QUESTION:

Microsoft Azure Machine Learning Studio is a command-line tool you can use to build, test, and deploy predictive analytics solutions on your data

True
False

Show Me the Answer

The answer is "False"

Reference Material:

AZ-900 Azure Exam Prep: Understanding Core Azure Services

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QUESTION:

_________________ is a cloud service that helps you automate and orchestrate tasks, business processes, and workflows.

Azure Functions
Azure Logic Apps
HDInsight

Show Me the Answer

The answer is "Azure Logic Apps"

Reference Material:

AZ-900 Azure Exam Prep: Understanding Core Azure Services

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QUESTION:

_____________________ is Microsoft's cross-platform command-line experience for managing Azure resources.

Azure CLI
Azure PowerShell
Azure Portal

Show Me the Answer

The answer is "Azure CLI"

Reference Material:

AZ-900 Azure Exam Prep: Understanding Core Azure Services

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QUESTION:

_______________________ provides a set of cmdlets that use the Azure Resource Manager model for managing your Azure resources.

Azure CLI
Azure PowerShell
Azure Portal

Show Me the Answer

The answer is "Azure PowerShell"

Reference Material:

AZ-900 Azure Exam Prep: Understanding Core Azure Services

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QUESTION:

__________________ analyzes your resource configuration and usage telemetry and then recommends solutions that can help you improve the cost effectiveness, performance, high availability, and security of your Azure resources.

Azure Portal
Azure Advisor
Azure AZ Module

Show Me the Answer

The answer is "Azure Advisor"

Reference Material:

AZ-900 Azure Exam Prep: Understanding Core Azure Services

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