What is Cloud Computing? - Definition, Advantages & Disadvantages


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What makes a computer service a cloud computing service?

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1. What is one advantage of cloud computing?

2. Where does the cloud concept originate?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Cloud computing is a method of delivering technology to the consumer, and these online and printable tools will help you check your understanding of the concept. The questions will cover topics like how cloud computing works and its pros and cons.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

On this quiz and worksheet you'll be tested on your knowledge of:

  • Origin of the cloud computing concept
  • Functions of cloud computing
  • Pros and cons of cloud computing

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related computer science lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding cloud computing
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the benefits and drawbacks of cloud computing

Additional Learning

Review the lesson called What is Cloud Computing? - Definition, Advantages & Disadvantages to learn more about this concept. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn the definition of cloud computing
  • Understand how cloud computing works
  • Knows the benefits and drawbacks of cloud computing