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The module quiz evaluates your understanding of the concepts covered this week.

  1. No. of questions: 10
  2. Time estimate: 30 minutes
  3. No. of attempts: 3 attempts every 8 hours

Note: This weekly module quiz carries 10 marks and counts for 30% weightage in the overall grade for the course.


Question 1)
An electronics chain that has stores across the globe has adopted Azure Active Directory. Its employees need to access internal and external resources. Which authentication method offers the highest usability, availability, and security?

  • Password and voice call verification
  • Password
  • Password and SMS verification
  • Hardware token OTP

Question 2)
Suppose a pharmaceutical company has recently moved from an on-premises Active Directory to Azure Active Directory (AD). It has synchronized user accounts from an on-premises AD DS environment using Azure AD Connect. Instead of the on-premises password policy, it wants to apply the Azure AD password policy. Which of the following policies should it enable?

  • Azure AD Connect policy
  • Powershell policy
  • Azure AD global password policy
  • Enforce Cloud password policy

Question 3)
A public health company uses Azure Active Directory (AD) for the identity and access management of its users. Presently, if users forget their passwords, they must reach out to the IT help desk to reset their passwords. Which of the following features of Azure AD can the company use to reduce help desk involvement?

  • Azure AD conditional access
  • Multifactor authentication
  • Azure AD Connect
  • Self-service password reset

Question 4)
Suppose you work as a Security Engineer Associate in a financial consultancy. The employees do not have designated personal computers. You use multifactor authentication for authenticating your users. In a recent survey, employees have mentioned they often get frustrated with the additional security layer on top of remembering their passwords.

Which options can you use to provide your users with a more convenient and secure authentication method?

  • FIDO2 security keys
  • Windows Hello for Business
  • Phone call verification
  • SMS verification

Question 5)
Suppose you have implemented Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) multifactor authentication in your organization. You do not want specific users to receive Azure AD multifactor authentication requests.

When configuring multifactor authentication settings, which option will you use to stop these users from receiving multifactor authentication requests?

  • Account lockout
  • Report suspicious activity
  • Block/unblock users
  • Fraud alert

Question 6)
Suppose there is a clothing company. The company is moving from an on-premises Active Directory to Azure Active Directory (Azure AD). It has internal and external applications that its employees must be able to access. Some of these applications are on-premises, and some are in the cloud. You are working as a security engineer in this company. You have set up hybrid identity for the employees.

Which of the following resources will the employees be able to access?

  • Only applications that are on-premises
  • All cloud applications and some on-premises applications
  • On-premises and cloud applications
  • Only cloud applications

Question 7)
A fast-growing fast-food chain will integrate its on-premises directory with Azure AD. For what purpose can the company use Azure Active Directory Connect?

  • Fraud detection
  • Update the on-premises password policy as per the Azure AD password policy
  • Implement pass-through authentication
  • Deploy additional infrastructure for federation

Question 8)
A nuclear energy company is moving from an on-premises Active Directory to Azure Active Directory. It has a security requirement to immediately enforce on-premises user account states, password policies, and sign in hours. Which of the following authentication methods should it use?

  • Password hash synchronization
  • Pass-through authentication
  • Federation
  • On-premises authentication

Question 9)
Suppose a company switches from Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS) to pass-through authentication (PTA). Which of the following should it keep in mind during the transition?

  • All passwords should be saved in the cloud
  • Azure AD Connect should be deployed to check the password policy
  • There should be no wait time before shutting down AD FS infrastructure
  • There should be a wait time before shutting down AD FS infrastructure

Question 10)
Suppose a company is implementing hybrid identity for its users. It wants Azure Active Directory to handle sign in completely in the cloud. It does not want to enforce user-level AD security policies during sign in.

Which of the following authentication methods would be suitable for this company?

  • Password hash synchronization
  • Federation
  • Pass-through authentication
  • Password hash synchronization or pass-through authentication