Software Asset Management SAM Quiz Questions and Answers

How much do you know about Software Asset Management (SAM)? Are you preparing for the Software Asset Management (SAM) Specialist examination? Test your knowledge with our 5-question Software Asset Management (SAM) Mini Quiz.
  • Question 1
  • Question 2
  • Question 3
  • Question 4
  • Question 5
Question 1 ID: 982

When software must be upgraded, this could be a challenge for the IT Software Asset Manager. Which challenge is the most significant?

A. Specifications and documentation of hardware are not sufficient

B. Inflexible and immature installation processes

C. Proof of purchase of the software is not documented

D. End-users er not educated to use the functionality of the software


Question 2 ID: 980

Software consists of two essential things, software as its self’s (functionality) and entitlements. What does entitlement describe?

A. How software can be distributed

B. The functionality of the software

C. How software must be purchased and terms of payment

D. The terms and conditions of using the software


Question 3 ID: 981

What is the purpose of Software Asset management?

A. To prevent personnel to use own devises to run business software.

B. To avoid or reduce risk, ensure compliance, and control software cost.

C. To ensure that software is legally obtained.

D. To ensure strategic planning and forecasting of software to fulfill the business needs.


Question 4 ID: 984

The software publisher (copyright holder) has any right to initiate an audit. What is the purpose of a software audit?

A. Software in use are at the correct version and are aligned with the contract entered.

B. Make sure the software is used correctly and compliant to the terms and conditions and licenses are paid.

C. Make sure the software used is compliant with the software policies of the organisation.

D. Make sure software is balanced in relation to the number of licenses purchased.


Question 5 ID: 983

A SAM program often fails because of?

A. Roles and responsibilities are not clear

B. Software cannot be maintained and upgraded

C. The software portfolio is outsourced

D. Inflexible and immature internal policies