Google Associate Cloud Engineer Interview Question-Set 2

Which command will kick off the install process of Cloud Tools for PowerShell in your project?

Ans – Install-App GoogleCloud


Provide some use cases of Cloud BigTable?

Ans – Graph Data

IoT Data

Financial Data


In GCP platform, which tab will give you details on the cost of the solution so you can avoid any unexpected charges?

Ans – Pricing.The Google Cloud Platform offers pricing based on four principles: No upfront costs—users are never required to make an upfront investment to use any GCP services. Pay as you go—across compute, storage, and data transfer, Google only charges for resources actually used, allowing users to scale up and down flexibly.


When installing the GCP SDK extension for Visual Studio, which software package is considered a pre-requisite in order to download and install?

Ans – Git for Windows


What are the payment methods available when signing up for GCP?

Ans – gcloud projects list.Sign in to the Google Cloud Console. · Open the console Navigation menu (menu), and then select Billing. 


What command can be used in the Google Cloud Shell to set the default project?

Ans – gcloud config set project {PROJECT_ID}

When provisioning Dataproc clusters; which two options are available to the user?

Ans – Custom machine types

Pre-defined machine types

Dataproc is a managed Spark and Hadoop service that lets you take advantage of open source data tools for batch processing, querying, streaming, and machine learning. Dataproc automation helps you create clusters quickly, manage them easily, and save money by turning clusters off when you don’t need them.


Cloud SQL supports which database types?

Ans – MySQL

SQL Server



When adding data to BigQuery, which two options available?

Ans – External data source

Explore Public Data sets

there are two options available for the table. One is native and the other option is external. Google BigQuery will automatically determine the table structure, but if you want to add fields manually, you can use either the text revision function or the ‘+ Add field’ button.


When bulk loading into Cloud Spanner, which options are available to the user?

Ans – Import Database using AVRO files

Insert Rows using DML and mutations

When installing the Google Cloud SDK; which option can you select if you do not have Python installed locally and wish to have it installed?

Ans – Bundled Python

When moving projects between organizations it is imperative that the project has no parent organization. How can this be accomplished? 

Ans – Contact Support with a list of projects to be moved and support will move them out of the original organization and into the top level


Which are provided to administrators and teams when using folder resources in Google Cloud Platform?

Ans – Isolation boundaries

Additional grouping mechanism


Which type of audit log is turned on by default and cannot be turned off?

Ans – Admin Write.

There are three kinds of Data Access audit log information: Admin-read: Records operations that read metadata or configuration information. Admin Activity audit logs record writes of metadata and configuration information. They can’t be disabled.


John is creating a project in the Google Cloud Platform, what are the three settings that he must configure to properly set up the project into the organizational hierarchy?

Ans – Organization


Project Name

Alex is working in GCP project. When viewing folder permissions, which setting can you toggle to view permissions that were assigned from the root folder?

Ans – Show Inherited Permissions.

There are two types of permissions:

Direct permissions are assigned to users directly by product administrators.

Inherited permissions can be assigned via:

Ways to inherit permissions

From other product permissions
From user-group permissions
By having organization roles

When using multiple organizations, which role should you apply to the user who will be responsible for managing all your organizations in GCP?

Ans – Organizational Administrator

To add an Organization admin:

  • Sign in to the Google Cloud Console as a Google Workspace or Cloud Identity super administrator and navigate to the IAM & Admin page: …
  • Select the organization you want to edit: …
  • Click Add, and then enter the email address of one or more users you want to set as organization administrators.

There are several kinds of roles in IAM: basic roles, predefined roles, and custom roles. Basic roles include three roles that existed prior to the introduction of IAM: Owner, Editor, and Viewer. 


Your project manager wants to run multiple compute instances to act as a frontend web server. Which GCP API must you enable in this project?

Ans – Compute Engine API

It is used to build client libraries, IDE plugins, and other tools that interact with Google APIs. One service may provide multiple discovery documents. It is used to build client libraries, IDE plugins, and other tools that interact with Google APIs. One service may provide multiple discovery documents.


What are Labels and Tags regards to GCP?

Ans – Labels are a way of group resources together for billing and searching purposes

Tags are a way of grouping resources together to have a network policy attached to them


When moving a project to another folder within your organization, what will you do?

Ans – The project will be granted new permissions based on the new folder.

The project will inherit permissions from the parent folder


When assigning permissions for your various Google Cloud Folders, it is considered best practice to set permissions at which level?

Ans – Group level.

  1. In the Cloud Console, go to the IAM page. Go to the IAM page.
  2. Click Add.
  3. Enter an email address. You can add individuals, service accounts, or Google Groups as members, but every project must have at least one individual as a member.
  4. Select a role. …
  5. Click Save.


When setting up an organization using Cloud Identity, what must the organizational administrator provide and verify?

Ans –

Company domain name. Google Cloud users are not required to have an Organization resource, but some features of Resource Manager will not be usable without one. The Organization resource is closely associated with a Google Workspace or Cloud Identity account.


After successful deliverable, your manager decided to delete GCP project, how long does Google retain the project and make it available for restoration?

Ans – 30 Days . When a user empties their trash, they delete any files or folders that were in it from Drive. Your Drive audit log shows the name of the user and when they emptied their trash. If an item is in the trash for more than 30 days, Drive automatically deletes it.

Alex is working on google cloud platform and he has to add users via the bulk upload method, which file type must he use?

Ans – .csv. When you load CSV data from Cloud Storage, you can load the data into a new table or partition, or you can append to or overwrite an existing table or partition. 


In Your google cloud project, you would like to manage resources by project, folder, and organization.Which feature of the Google Cloud Platform is used to hierarchically manage resources by project, folder, and organization?

Ans – Resource Manager.Google Cloud platform provides resource containers such as organizations, folders, and projects that allow you to group and hierarchically organize other GCP resources. … Resource Manager enables you to pro grammatically manage these resource containers.