CIS 111 Chapter 11

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OQL stands for_______
 
object query language
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_____ databases are better at handling unstructured data such as audio clips, video clips,...
 
object-oriented
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An expert system and a natrual language processing system are both:
 
knowledge-based systems
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A video clip would be stored in a _____ field in a database.
 
object
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Which of the following is NOT a database component?
 
list
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In a_____ relationship, records in one table can be related to mulitple records in a second...
 
many-to-many
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In a_____ relationship, a single record in one table has many corresponding records in another...
 
one-to-many
8
In a transaction processing system, if transaction data is accumulated until a certain point...
 
batch processing
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For a simple task, there is no need for a database. A simple _____ is sufficient.
 
list
10
Because objects contain both data and _____ for processing or manipulating that data, object-oriented...
 
methods
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A _____ is a collection of related data that can be stored, sorted, and queried.
 
database
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Which of the following is NOT true about text fields?
 
They are used to hold long passages of text.
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By maintaining information in only one place, _____ helps to ensure data integrity.
 
data centralization
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The process of eliminating repetitive information within a database is called _____.
 
normalization
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In a database, _____ fields are numeric fields that store the contents of a calculation.
 
computational and computed
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When data mining, _____ is used to organize data into similar subgroups.
 
clustering
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_____ is used to analyze large amounts of data and identify unseen patterns or trends.
 
data mining
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In a transaction processing system (TPS), if the TPS database is queried and updated while...
 
real-time processing
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A _____ database stores data in many dimensions, as opposed to relational databases, which...
 
multidimensional
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Data _____ means that the data contained in a database is accurate and reliable.
 
integrity
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When data mining, managers can use _____ to determine what data goes together.
 
affinity grouping and association rules
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Businesses typically use _____ processing to update their records once the business day has...
 
batch
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_____ means that for each value in the foreign key of one table, there is a corresponding value...
 
referential integrity
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Databases help reduce duplicate data, which is also referred to as data _____.
 
redundancy
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SQL uses _____ to extract records from a database by using English-like expressions that have...
 
relational algebra
26
If all students at a college were from New Jersey, the "State" field could be set to a:
 
default value
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Which of the following is NOT a possible primary key?
 
street address
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Oracle Database 11g is an example of which type of database?
 
multidimensional database
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_____ is the process of ensuring that the data contained in a database is accurate and reliable.
 
validation
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Video clips, pictures, and extremely large documents are in the _____ data type category.
 
BLOB and binary large object
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In Access, the Simple Query Wizard uses _____ to create a query.
 
SQL
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A _____ links two tables using a common field in both tables and extracts the relevant data...
 
join query
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When creating a database with a DBMS, you must create a description of the data called the:
 
data dictionary
34
BLOB stands for _____.
 
binary large object
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In a database, a group of related records is called a _____.
 
table and file
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_____ databases can easily be customized to provide information to a variety of users (bases...
 
multidimensional
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When you want to extract data from two or more tables, you use a _____ query.
 
join
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A group of related fields is called a _____.
 
record
39
A text field capable of holding complete paragraphs is referred to as a _____ field.
 
memo
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Data in multidimensional database is organized in a _____ format.
 
cube
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A _____ check confirms that only numbers are entered in a field.
 
numeric
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The field of computer science that tries to develop computers with the same reasoning ability...
 
artificial intelligence
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Each record in a database should have one field that has a value unique to that record. This...
 
primary key and key field
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The most commonly used type of database in the market today is the _____ database.
 
relational
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The process of reducing data redundancy by recording data only once is called:
 
normalization
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The field _____ defines the maximum number of characters or numbers that a particular field...
 
size
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Iin a data warehouse, data gathered from sales, billing, and inventory departments are examples...
 
internal data
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A _____ relationship indeicates that for a record in one table, there are many related records...
 
one-to-many
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A category of information stored in a column of a database is called a:
 
field
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A _____ relationship indicates that for each record in a table, there is only one corresponding...
 
one-to-one
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Management information systems provide reports that show conditions that are unusual or need...
 
exception reports
52
An individual trained in the design and building of databases is called a database:
 
administrator
53
A data dictionary is also called a:
 
database schema
54
What does the acronym DBMS stand for?
 
data browsing and managament system
55
A _____ check confirms that only textual characters are entered in a field.
 
alphabetic
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A person who designs and builds databases is referred to as a database _____.
 
administrator and designer
57
_____ data includes nontraditional data such as audio clips, video clips, and pictures.
 
unstructured
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Which of the following is the largest measure of data storage?
 
exabyte
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Microsoft Office's speech-recognition feature is an example of a:
 
natural language processing (NLP) system.
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In a database table that stores name and address information, "State" would be an example of...
 
field name
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Exception reports and summary reports are part of a:
 
management information system
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Databases allow data to be maintained in only one place. This is referred to as _____.
 
data centralization
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A spreadsheet you create in Microsoft Excel that contains the supplies needed to start the...
 
list
64
If a numeric field has a size of 7, which is the highest number it can hold?
 
9999999
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AI stands for _______.
 
artificial intelligence
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In a database, a field is a:
 
category of information
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In a database, _____ fields store numbers used to perform calculations.
 
numeric
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If a college's database maintains a student's major and GPA information in only one place,...
 
data centralization
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_____ are a way of breaking down large data warehouse into smaller, more manageable pieces.
 
data marts
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Which of the following is a reason for creating a list instead of creating a database?
 
to organize data for simple tasks
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Which of the following statements about object-oriented databases is FALSE?
 
They store data in table format.
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Microsoft _____ is a database management system.
 
Access
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At a college, tuition payments would probably be tracked by a:
 
transaction processing system
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Classification, clustering, and estimation are _____ methods used by managers to make their...
 
data mining
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_____ defines the maximum number of characters or numbers that a particular field can hold.
 
Field size
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In a relational database, a _____ relationship indicates that for each record in a table there...
 
one-to-one
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Another name for the primary key is the key_____.
 
field
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The type of information system that uses model management systems is a:
 
decision support system
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Unstructured data such as video clips and pictures are known as _____ because of the way they...
 
binary large objects (BLOBs)
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SQL stands for _____.
 
structured query language
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Although relational databases have the largest share of the market today, the use of _____...
 
multidimensional
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Nontraditional data such as audio clips, video clips, pictures, and very large documents are...
 
unstructured data
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A _____ is the primary key of another table that is included for purposes of establishing relationships.
 
foreign key
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When data is changed or modified, failure to update the data in all appropriate places reults...
 
data inconsistency
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To access and manage data, many object-oriented databases use a _____, which is similar to...
 
OQL and object query language
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_____ means that for each value in the foreign key of one table, there is a corresponding value...
 
referential integrity
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A large-scale electronic repository of data that contains and organizes all an organization's...
 
warehouse
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_____, not lists, are the best way to manage large amounts of information.
 
databases
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Customer demographic data purchases from third parties or statistics compiled by the federal...
 
external data
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One of the purposes of _____ is to describe data so that managers can visualize it.
 
data mining
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Which type of database excels in the storage of structured (analytical) data?
 
relational
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A database _____ instructs a database to search for particular pieces of data.
 
query
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Computational fields are a type of database field used to store:
 
formulas
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All modern database management systems contain a _____ language that the software uses to retrieve...
 
query
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When creating a data warehouse, _____ is used; this extracts data from source databases, reformats...
 
data staging
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In a database, a record is a:
 
group of related fields
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If a college keeps two lists, one for registration and one for overdue library books, both...
 
redundancy
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Data that describes other data is known as _____.
 
metadata
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To store a Web address, use a _____ field in a database.
 
hyperlink
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Reordering records in a database is called:
 
sorting

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