Hadoop MCQ Questions And Answers - Flume

This section focuses on "Flume" in Hadoop. These Multiple Choice Questions (mcq) should be practiced to improve the Hadoop skills required for various interviews (campus interviews, walk-in interviews, company interviews), placements, entrance exams and other competitive examinations.

1. What is true about Apache Flume?

A. Apache Flume is a reliable and distributed system for collecting, aggregating and moving massive quantities of log data.
B. It has a simple yet flexible architecture based on streaming data flows
C. Apache Flume is used to collect log data present in log files from web servers and aggregating it into HDFS for analysis.
D. All of the above

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2. A Flume agent is a JVM process which has ?

A. 3 components
B. 4 components
C. 5 components
D. 6 components

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3. Flume Big data has different levels of reliability to offer?

A. best-effort delivery
B. end-to-end delivery
C. Both A and B
D. None of the above

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4. Flume carries data between?

A. sources and decorator
B. sources and sinks
C. start and decorator
D. decorator and sinks

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5. This gathering of data can be?

A. scheduled
B. event-driven
C. user-defined
D. Both A and B

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6. Flume Hadoop can also be used to transport event data including but not limited to network traffic data, data generated by social media websites and email messages.

A. TRUE
B. FALSE
C. Can be true or false
D. Can not say

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7. Apache Flume 1.3.0 is the fourth release under the auspices of Apache of the so-called ________ codeline.

A. NF
B. NE
C. NG
D. NP

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8. Point out the correct statement.

A. Flume is a distributed, reliable, and available service
B. Version 1.5.2 is the eighth Flume release as an Apache top-level project
C. Flume 1.5.2 is production-ready software for integration with hadoop
D. All of the above

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9. A ____________ is an operation on the stream that can transform the stream.

A. Decorator
B. Source
C. Sink
D. All of the above

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10. Point out the wrong statement.

A. Version 1.4.0 is the fourth Flume release as an Apache top-level project
B. Apache Flume 1.5.2 is a security and maintenance release that disables SSLv3 on all components in Flume that support SSL/TLS
C. Flume is backwards-compatible with previous versions of the Flume 1.x codeline
D. Flume deploys as one or more agents, each contained within its own instance of chunks

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