Answers to Assessment Test

  1. B. A region is the largest geographic area within AWS. Regions may contain two or more availability zones.

  2. D. eu-northeast-1 is not a valid region. European regions will only contain central and west. While you don't need to memorize all the regions for the exam, you should have an idea of what the valid names are. us-west-2 is US West (Oregon), cn-north-1 is China (Beijing), and ap-northeast-2 is Asia Pacific (Sydney).

  3. B. An alarm is raised when a metric is reported that is outside of the threshold that was defined. Alarms aren't necessarily something bad, in fact they may be used to trigger good events, such as an Auto Scaling event when a CPU is over 90 percent utilized.

  4. C. Events, rules, and targets ...

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