Cluster design MCQs

1. What is the primary objective of cluster design in Parallel and Distributed Computing?
a. To increase system complexity
b. To minimize hardware diversity
c. To achieve high performance and efficiency
d. To ignore user interfaces
Answer: c
2. Load balancing in cluster design involves:
a. Distributing computational tasks evenly
b. Ignoring system loads
c. Reducing interconnectivity
d. Allocating resources randomly
Answer: a
3. Fault Tolerance in cluster design is concerned with:
a. Enhancing user experience
b. Ensuring system reliability
c. Minimizing hardware costs
d. Reducing computational tasks
Answer: b
4. Scalability in cluster design refers to the ability to:
a. Minimize hardware diversity
b. Handle increasing workloads
c. Ignore system complexity
d. Reduce computational efficiency
Answer: b
5. The role of Interconnectivity in cluster design is to:
a. Break down computational tasks
b. Isolate cluster nodes
c. Design efficient communication channels between nodes
d. Increase hardware costs
Answer: c
6. Parallelism in cluster computing involves:
a. Breaking down computational tasks
b. Handling only sequential processing
c. Ignoring task distribution
d. Minimizing hardware diversity
Answer: a
7. Heterogeneity in cluster design refers to:
a. Ignoring hardware diversity
b. Reducing system complexity
c. Minimizing task distribution
d. Optimizing performance across varied components
Answer: d
8. The concept of Single System Image (SSI) in cluster design is related to:
a. Ensuring system reliability
b. Assigning computational tasks to cluster nodes
c. Making the cluster appear unified to users
d. Ignoring user interfaces
Answer: c
9. The significance of Task Scheduling in cluster design is:
a. Randomly allocating resources
b. Ignoring load balancing
c. Assigning computational tasks to cluster nodes efficiently
d. Minimizing user interfaces
Answer: c
10. The trade-off between Cost and Performance in cluster design involves:
a. Balancing hardware costs and performance
b. Ignoring system loads
c. Minimizing user experience
d. Reducing system complexity
Answer: a
11. In cluster design, what does Fault Tolerance aim to achieve?
a. Increase system complexity
b. Ensure system reliability
c. Minimize hardware costs
d. Reduce computational tasks
Answer: b
12. What is Load Balancing in the context of cluster design?
a. Allocating resources randomly
b. Minimizing interconnectivity
c. Distributing computational tasks evenly
d. Ignoring system loads
Answer: c
13. How does Scalability contribute to cluster design?
a. Ignoring hardware diversity
b. Handling increasing workloads
c. Reducing computational efficiency
d. Minimizing system complexity
Answer: b
14. What role does Interconnectivity play in cluster design?
a. Breaking down computational tasks
b. Designing communication channels between nodes
c. Increasing hardware costs
d. Isolating cluster nodes
Answer: b
15. Define Parallelism in the context of cluster computing.
a. Handling only sequential processing
b. Breaking down computational tasks
c. Ignoring task distribution
d. Minimizing hardware diversity
Answer: b
16. How does Heterogeneity impact cluster design?
a. Minimizing hardware diversity
b. Optimizing performance across varied components
c. Reducing system complexity
d. Ignoring task distribution
Answer: b
17. What does Single System Image (SSI) aim to achieve in cluster design?
a. Ensuring system reliability
b. Making the cluster appear unified to users
c. Ignoring user interfaces
d. Assigning computational tasks to cluster nodes
Answer: b
18. The significance of Task Scheduling in cluster design is:
a. Randomly allocating resources
b. Ignoring load balancing
c. Assigning computational tasks to cluster nodes efficiently
d. Minimizing user interfaces
Answer: c
19. What is the primary objective of cluster design in Parallel and Distributed Computing?
a. To increase system complexity
b. To minimize hardware diversity
c. To achieve high performance and efficiency
d. To ignore user interfaces
Answer: c
20. Load balancing in cluster design involves:
a. Distributing computational tasks evenly
b. Ignoring system loads
c. Reducing interconnectivity
d. Allocating resources randomly
Answer: a
21. Fault Tolerance in cluster design is concerned with:
a. Enhancing user experience
b. Ensuring system reliability
c. Minimizing hardware costs
d. Reducing computational tasks
Answer: b
22. Scalability in cluster design refers to the ability to:
a. Minimize hardware diversity
b. Handle increasing workloads
c. Ignore system complexity
d. Reduce computational efficiency
Answer: b
23. The role of Interconnectivity in cluster design is to:
a. Break down computational tasks
b. Isolate cluster nodes
c. Design efficient communication channels between nodes
d. Increase hardware costs
Answer: c
24. Parallelism in cluster computing involves:
a. Breaking down computational tasks
b. Handling only sequential processing
c. Ignoring task distribution
d. Minimizing hardware diversity
Answer: a
25. Heterogeneity in cluster design refers to:
a. Ignoring hardware diversity
b. Reducing system complexity
c. Minimizing task distribution
d. Optimizing performance across varied components
Answer: d
26. The concept of Single System Image (SSI) in cluster design is related to:
a. Ensuring system reliability
b. Assigning computational tasks to cluster nodes
c. Making the cluster appear unified to users
d. Ignoring user interfaces
Answer: c
27. The significance of Task Scheduling in cluster design is:
a. Randomly allocating resources
b. Ignoring load balancing
c. Assigning computational tasks to cluster nodes efficiently
d. Minimizing user interfaces
Answer: c
28. The trade-off between Cost and Performance in cluster design involves:
a. Balancing hardware costs and performance
b. Ignoring system loads
c. Minimizing user experience
d. Reducing system complexity
Answer: a
29. In cluster design, what does Fault Tolerance aim to achieve?
a. Increase system complexity
b. Ensure system reliability
c. Minimize hardware costs
d. Reduce computational tasks
Answer: b
30. What is Load Balancing in the context of cluster design?
a. Allocating resources randomly
b. Minimizing interconnectivity
c. Distributing computational tasks evenly
d. Ignoring system loads
Answer: c

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