[Knowledge check] Describe the core architectural components of Azure

[Knowledge check] Describe the core architectural components of Azure

This module explains the basic infrastructure components of Microsoft Azure. You'll learn about the physical infrastructure, how resources are managed, and have a chance to create an Azure resource.

Learning objectives

Upon completion of this module, you will be able to:

  • Describe Azure regions, region pairs, and sovereign regions

  • Describe Availability Zones

  • Describe Azure datacenters

  • Describe Azure resources and Resource Groups

  • Describe subscriptions

  • Describe management groups

  • Describe the hierarchy of resource groups, subscriptions, and management groups


  • Basic familiarity with IT terms and concepts


  1. How many resource groups can a resource be in at the same time?

    A. One

    B. Two

    C. Three

  2. What happens to the resources within a resource group when an action or setting at the Resource Group level is applied?

    A. Current resources inherit the setting, but future resources don't.

    B. Future resources inherit the setting, but current ones don't.

    C. The setting is applied to current and future resources.

  3. What Azure feature replicates resources across regions that are at least 300 miles away from each other?

    A. Region pairs

    B. Availability Zones

    C. Sovereign regions