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Google Cloud Certified – Cloud Digital Leader Practice Exam (Q 56)

Question 101

An organization needs to store structured, semi-structured, and unstructured data in its raw, native format in the same repository.
Which cloud data management solution should the organization use?

  • A. Data field
  • B. Data lake
  • C. Database
  • D. Data warehouse

Correct Answer: B

Question 102

An organization wants its users to validate a series of new features for their app.
Why should they use App Engine?

  • A. Because their app is containerized and enabled by microservices.
  • B. Because the updated app will only include new features.
  • C. To run different versions of the app for different users.
  • D. To run different versions of the app for the same user.

Correct Answer: C

Question 103

How would an organization benefit from using Looker?

  • A. Optimal identity and access management.
  • B. Leading serverless warehousing technology.
  • C. Robust data roll-back accuracy.
  • D. Advanced business intelligence and analytics.

Correct Answer: D

Question 104

An organization delivers a proactive healthcare service.
They want to efficiently and automatically collect patient data.
What should the organization encourage the patients to do?

  • A. Use at-home health screening devices and then upload their health data daily.
  • B. Wear Internet of Things (IoT) devices that upload their health data in real time.
  • C. Self-assess their health data and then document and upload it in real time.
  • D. Visit a nurse who will use Internet of Things (IoT) devices to collect and upload their health data.

Correct Answer: B

Question 105

How would a global organization benefit from managing their data with Cloud Spanner?

  • A. Cloud Spanner is optimized for cold storage.
  • B. Cloud Spanner replicates data across regions in real time.
  • C. Cloud Spanner is optimized to ingest unstructured data.
  • D. Cloud Spanner visualizes and analyzes data in real time.

Correct Answer: B

Question 106

An employee receives an email from their internet service provider asking for their bank account number and password.
Which cybersecurity threat is this?

  • A. Ransomware
  • B. Distributed Denial of Service
  • C. Spamming
  • D. Phishing

Correct Answer: D

Question 107

An organization wants to move from a tactical cloud adoption approach to a transformational approach.
How should they adapt the way they lead the organization?

  • A. Increase top-down visibility and foster a culture of blamelessness.
  • B. Shift from an operational expenditure model to capital expenditure.
  • C. Drive cloud adoption with an individual contributor focus.
  • D. Invest in on-premises infrastructure to redesign relationships between IT and employees.

Correct Answer: A

Question 108

Why is data stored in Google Cloud secure and private?

  • A. Data is encrypted by the Security Command Center.
  • B. Data is encrypted by Cloud Data Loss Prevention.
  • C. Data is encrypted by default.
  • D. Data is encrypted when an appropriate tag is applied.

Correct Answer: C

Question 109

An organization wants to use multiple marketing datasets to forecast user acquisition.
How should they use cloud technology to gain new insights from the data?

  • A. Import the datasets into a custom data warehouse, and then archive old data.
  • B. Import and selectively archive the datasets in a custom data lake.
  • C. Separate the datasets and make predictions using machine learning.
  • D. Combine the datasets and make predictions using machine learning.

Correct Answer: D

Question 110

An organization wants to collect metrics and metadata from their cloud applications and put them into dashboards.
Which Google Cloud tool should they use?

  • A. Cloud Monitoring
  • B. Cloud Trace
  • C. Cloud Logging
  • D. Cloud Debugger

Correct Answer: A

Question 111

A manager wants to review Google Cloud data access among their employees.
Who is responsible for defining data access policies?

  • A. Cloud Identity.
  • B. Google Cloud Customer Care team.
  • C. Their organization’s IT team.
  • D. Their organization’s end users.

Correct Answer: C

Question 112

An organization has decided to modernize their applications in the cloud to keep up with their customers’ needs.
What may have prompted this business decision?

  • A. Their on-premises applications only autoscale to meet demand.
  • B. They want to change from a pay-as-you-go model to a capital expenditure model.
  • C. Their source code changes erroneously without developer interaction.
  • D. Their on-premises applications take months to update and deploy.

Correct Answer: D

Question 113

An organization needs to categorize a large group of photographs using pre-trained machine learning.
Which Google Cloud product or service should the organization use?

  • A. Vision API
  • B. BigQuery ML
  • C. AutoML Vision
  • D. Looker

Correct Answer: A

Question 114

An organization provides a loyalty program for its customers.
It recently partnered with other businesses so that customers can get loyalty points at a range of other stores.
Why should the organization use application programming interfaces (APIs)?

  • A. To migrate all partner data for disaster recovery.
  • B. To analyze and publish loyalty program statistics to a dashboard.
  • C. To personalize recommendations for loyalty card users.
  • D. To connect third-party systems to ensure up-to-date information.

Correct Answer: D

Question 115

A travel agency wants to seamlessly share their social media content with partners.
What should the organization use?

  • A. A NoSQL database
  • B. Anthos Config Management
  • C. The App Engine standard environment
  • D. An application programming interface (API)

Correct Answer: D

Question 116

How do out-of-the-box APIs make artificial intelligence and machine learning more accessible for all Google Cloud customers?

  • A. They don’t require technical specialists.
  • B. They don’t require data input and validation.
  • C. They require fewer security permissions.
  • D. They all require custom training models.

Correct Answer: A

Question 117

An organization needs to migrate specialized workloads to the cloud while maintaining their existing complex licensing and architecture.
What Google Cloud solution should the organization use?

  • A. Compute Engine
  • B. Bare Metal Solution
  • C. Cloud Run
  • D. Cloud Functions

Correct Answer: B

Question 118

An organization finds that the amount of cash in their vending machines doesn’t match the value of items sold.
They have decided to upgrade their vending machines with cloud-based mobile payment systems.
How could the organization benefit from this upgrade?

  • A. They could relax data access permissions.
  • B. They could reduce their error budget overspend.
  • C. They could improve their perimeter security.
  • D. They could view data history to see transactions.

Correct Answer: D

Question 119

A food delivery service needs access to real-time menu information from all partner restaurants.
They also need to share customer order information with the restaurants in real time.
What should the organization use?

  • A. Site reliability engineering (SRE)
  • B. An application programming interface (API)
  • C. A customized machine learning model
  • D. A multi-regional database

Correct Answer: B

Question 120

An organization is planning to create many new applications and needs a system for managing and orchestrating their containers.
Why should they use Google Kubernetes Engine?

  • A. It enables rapid application deployment and testing.
  • B. It optimizes virtual machine performance.
  • C. It connects legacy systems to an application.
  • D. It provides pre-written source code for application development.

Correct Answer: A

Question 121

How does Google Cloud enable customers to leverage the power of artificial intelligence and machine learning?

  • A. With scalable on-premises tensor processing units.
  • B. With APIs and tools for users at different levels of expertise.
  • C. With affordable and scalable quantum computing.
  • D. With machine learning models that always require custom training.

Correct Answer: B

Question 122

An online retail organization wants to optimize their service.
What is an example of unstructured data that they can use to make decisions?

  • A. Customer survey comments
  • B. Seller location coordinates
  • C. Product sales trends
  • D. Warehouse inventory records

Correct Answer: A

Question 123

An organization’s public cloud provider failed to meet their SLA of 99.99% availability.
What is the potential impact on the organization?

  • A. The organization risks using up their error budget.
  • B. Renegotiation of the SLA to put less emphasis on uptime could be necessary.
  • C. Unexpected downtime could risk the loss of customers.
  • D. All data stored in their database could be unexpectedly lost.

Correct Answer: C

Question 124

An organization needs to train a machine learning model to categorize photographs.
Which Google Cloud product or service should the organization use?

  • A. Video Intelligence API
  • B. AutoML Vision
  • C. BigQuery ML
  • D. Looker

Correct Answer: B

Question 125

A multinational organization has decided to use public cloud services to modernize their IT infrastructure.
What is one benefit of doing this?

  • A. They can perform hardware maintenance outside of normal business hours.
  • B. They can expect 100% service availability in all regions.
  • C. Built-in security is no longer required during data migrations.
  • D. Access to data and computer resources is not tied to a geographical location.

Correct Answer: D

Question 126

An organization meets their service level objective (SLO) of 99.999% (five nines).
How much downtime do their end users experience per year?

  • A. 5 minutes
  • B. 500 minutes
  • C. 5 hours
  • D. 5 days

Correct Answer: A

Question 127

An organization wants to introduce a new image recognition login system.
What should the organization do to follow SRE principles?

  • A. Roll out the new system to a subset of employees to test it out.
  • B. Roll out the new system to all employees to collect as much data as possible.
  • C. Avoid rolling out the new system because it may have security flaws.
  • D. Avoid rolling out the new system because it may violate privacy policy.

Correct Answer: A

Question 128

What does Cloud Debugger help an organization do?

  • A. Implement code updates in real time without affecting the service level objective (SLO).
  • B. Inspect source code in real time without affecting user downtime.
  • C. Manage code and accelerate application development.
  • D. Analyze live source code during user downtime.

Correct Answer: B

Question 129

How can a streaming service meet global compliance requirements using the cloud?

  • A. By automatically encrypting personally identifiable information.
  • B. By obtaining a business license to operate in a new market.
  • C. By allowing users to disable two-factor authentication.
  • D. By adhering only to data polices of the country in which the head office is registered.

Correct Answer: A

Question 130

An organization wants full control of their virtual machine infrastructure for a custom home-grown application with a product that autoscales and automatically updates.
Which Google Cloud product or solution should the organization use?

  • A. Cloud Build
  • B. Cloud Run
  • C. Compute Engine
  • D. App Engine

Correct Answer: C

Question 131

An organization wants to build an entirely new infrastructure and applications in the cloud.
Which application modernization approach should the organization use?

  • A. Move the application to the cloud, and then change it.
  • B. Change their application, and then move it to the cloud.
  • C. Invent in greenfield.
  • D. Invent in brownfield.

Correct Answer: C

Question 132

An organization wants to upskill their IT staff.
How can they do this in a transformational way?

  • A. Prioritize training current employees instead of hiring new recruits with cloud experience.
  • B. Prioritize giving privileged access to third-party partners and contractors to fill IT knowledge gaps.
  • C. Create a culture of self-motivated, isolated learning with official training materials.
  • D. Create a culture of continuous peer-to-peer learning with official training materials.

Correct Answer: D

Question 133

Several departments in an organization are working together on a project.
The organization wants to customize access to resources for each department.
What is the quickest and most efficient way to achieve this?

  • A. By mapping IAM roles to job functions for each department.
  • B. By assigning IAM primitive roles to each employee.
  • C. By applying least-privilege to roles for each employee.
  • D. By creating a single shared service account for all departments.

Correct Answer: A

Question 134

An organization notices that some of their cloud expenditures are too high.
What should the organization do to control costs?

  • A. Streamline the hardware procurement process to reduce costs.
  • B. Share cost views with the departments to establish more accountability.
  • C. Change the cost model from operational expenditure to capital expenditure.
  • D. Ensure that all could resources are tagged with a single tag.

Correct Answer: B

Question 135

What is monitoring within the context of cloud operations?

  • A. Observing cloud expenditure in real time to ensure that budgets are not exceeded.
  • B. Collecting predefined and custom metrics from applications and infrastructure.
  • C. Tracking user activities to guarantee compliance with privacy regulations.
  • D. Tracing user location to document regional access and utilization.

Correct Answer: B

Question 136

An organization wants to create a new application in the cloud to replace an existing on-premises application.
Which application modernization approach should the organization use?

  • A. Move the application to the cloud, and then change it.
  • B. Change their application, and then move it to the cloud.
  • C. Invent in greenfield.
  • D. Invent in brownfield.

Correct Answer: D

Question 137

Why should an organization consider the total cost of ownership (TCO) when moving from on-premises to the cloud?

  • A. To evaluate error budget.
  • B. To understand service level availability.
  • C. To evaluate return on investment.
  • D. To calculate required compute power.

Correct Answer: C

Question 138

How does Google Cloud ensure that customer data remains secure and private when at rest?

  • A. By aggregating training data for customers within each industry.
  • B. By automatically locking files containing suspicious code.
  • C. By auditing platform privacy practices against industry standards.
  • D. By providing privacy reviews for critical customer applications.

Correct Answer: C


An organization’s developers are growing increasingly frustrated by the limitations of their on-premises infrastructure.
How would they benefit from leveraging cloud technology?

  • A. They can expect 100% service availability.
  • B. They can avoid the limitations of serverless computing.
  • C. They can have new tools to innovate and optimize resource usage.
  • D. They can optimize maintenance for their on-premises infrastructure.

Correct Answer: C


How is service availability measured in the context of cloud technology?

  • A. Number of available regions
  • B. Percentage of uptime
  • C. Speed of response time
  • D. Number of downtime incidents

Correct Answer: B

Question 141

An organization wants a cost-effective relational database.
Which Google Cloud service should the organization use?

  • A. Cloud Storage
  • B. BigQuery
  • C. Cloud SQL
  • D. Dataflow

Correct Answer: C

Question 142

An organization is altering their gaming product so that it is compatible with cloud technology.
What can they expect when moving from traditional technology to cloud technology?

  • A. No change to existing responsibilities
  • B. A shift toward OpEx
  • C. A shift toward using structured data
  • D. Increased hardware maintenance

Correct Answer: B

Question 143

When an organization adopts cloud technology, how does their total cost of ownership (TCO) shift?

  • A. Away from cost management toward capital expenditure.
  • B. Away from operational expenditure toward cost management.
  • C. Away from capital expenditure toward operational expenditure.
  • D. Away from operational expenditure toward capital expenditure.

Correct Answer: C

Question 144

Which policy helps Google Cloud keep customer data private?

  • A. Google tests the service availability of customer applications.
  • B. Google does not use customer data for advertising purposes.
  • C. Google migrates customer data to an offline server when a threat is detected.
  • D. Google does not allow customers to change encryption keys.

Correct Answer: B

Question 145

A cloud-native organization is not meeting their service level objective (SLO) but has not exhausted their error budget.
What should the organization prioritize?

  • A. Innovation to improve user experience
  • B. Hardware reliability to improve availability
  • C. Stability to avoid prolonged user downtime
  • D. Speed to release new features

Correct Answer: A

Question 146

An organization is moving away from an on-premises infrastructure.
Instead, they want to create, access, and share information virtually in the cloud.
What should the organization consider?

  • A. Built-in security when moving their data to the cloud.
  • B. Replacing their perimeter security with data encryption keys.
  • C. Optimizing cost-management with a capital expenditure model.
  • D. Increased hardware capacity when moving their data to the cloud.

Correct Answer: A

Question 147

An organization has an on-premises IT infrastructure.
Their customer-facing application repeatedly fails during peak usage.
What could be causing this issue?

  • A. A serverless compute function struggles to scale.
  • B. The application contains unclean data.
  • C. They don’t have enough servers to meet the demand.
  • D. The application is only configurable on-premises.

Correct Answer: C

Question 148

What is artificial intelligence?

  • A. Any system that ingests data in real time.
  • B. Any system that automatically structures data.
  • C. Any system capable of a task that requires smart analytics to generate predictions.
  • D. Any system capable of a task that normally requires human cognition.

Correct Answer: D

Question 149

What does Cloud Logging help an organization do?

  • A. Analyze live source code and log code updates.
  • B. Deploy infrastructure as code.
  • C. Analyze logs and accelerate application troubleshooting.
  • D. Manage storage of custom VM images.

Correct Answer: C

Question 150

How is privacy defined in the context of cloud technology?

  • A. Restrictions on data access and sharing
  • B. Procedures to authenticate user identity
  • C. Susceptibility to data breaches and cyber attacks
  • D. Compliance with regulatory standards

Correct Answer: A

Question 151

An organization wants to write and run small pieces of code in a serverless way that respond to events like huge discounts.
Which Google Cloud compute solution should the organization use?

  • A. Google Kubernetes Engine
  • B. Cloud Functions
  • C. Bare Metal Solution
  • D. Compute Engine

Correct Answer: B

Question 152

An organization wants to search hundreds of scanned documents for key information like dates, names, and other specific words.
Why should the organization use application programming interfaces (APIs)?

  • A. To replace the scanned documents with an online survey.
  • B. To ingest data in real time and encrypt unmatched words.
  • C. To create digital versions of the documents and locate key information.
  • D. To transform the documents into unstructured data.

Correct Answer: C

Question 153

An organization needs a platform to create custom end-to-end artificial intelligence models.
Which Google Cloud product or service should the organization use?

  • A. Dataproc
  • B. Compute Engine
  • C. Recommendations AI
  • D. Vertex AI

Correct Answer: D

Question 154

An organization is training a machine learning model to make predictions.
What could improve the prediction accuracy of their model?

  • A. An increase in storage capacity.
  • B. Higher network bandwidth.
  • C. An increase in training data.
  • D. Faster CPU processors

Correct Answer: C

Question 155

What is an example of structured data that a healthcare facility stores in their system?

  • A. X-ray images.
  • B. Surgery video recordings.
  • C. Blood pressure history.
  • D. Physician-written notes

Correct Answer: C

Question 156

An organization wants to move from a tactical cloud adoption approach to a transformational approach.
How should they change their cloud security?

  • A. Provide staff identities using only Google Cloud authentication.
  • B. Provide multiple layers of network security using a zero-trust model.
  • C. Emphasize strong perimeter security and trust in their private network.
  • D. Emphasize three main Identity Access Management roles: owner, editor, and viewer.

Correct Answer: B

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