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Database Quiz 1

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Database Quiz 1

This is a simple introduction to database question series that test your common knowledge. Gearing you up for CSEC IT.

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    If a student sorted the following in descending order, which international capital would be first?
    • A. 

      Moscow

    • B. 

      Beirut

    • C. 

      Paris

    • D. 

      Bogota

  • 2. 
    In a database program, a set of related Information is called a:
    • A. 

      Field

    • B. 

      Entry

    • C. 

      Record

    • D. 

      Fills

  • 3. 
    A database program replaces what piece of office equipment?
    • A. 

      Typewriter

    • B. 

      Photocopier

    • C. 

      FAX machine

    • D. 

      Filing cabinet

  • 4. 
    An advantage of a database program is:
    • A. 

      Office correspondence can be handled

    • B. 

      All fields can be printed in a one page report

    • C. 

      Data can be added or deleted easily

    • D. 

      All records can be displayed at one time

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      They can be viewed in different formats.

    • B. 

      They can be used to retrieve information quickly.

    • C. 

      They are limited to the amount of information they can hold.

    • D. 

      They can be used by just about anybody

  • 6. 
    Searching a database of North Carolina counties by using the statement, “all counties with a population of greater than two million” will include:
    • A. 

      Counties with exactly two million people

    • B. 

      Counties with two million or more

    • C. 

      Counties with more than two million

    • D. 

      Counties with less than two million

  • 7. 
    All of the following are examples of electronic databases except which one?
    • A. 

      Collection of country music CDs

    • B. 

      A CD-Rom encyclopedia

    • C. 

      Computerized student information

    • D. 

      Electronic Card Catalog

  • 8. 
    How would you find the phone number of one student from 500 names and addresses of students enrolled at your school?
    • A. 

      Perform a search of all boys in the database

    • B. 

      Perform a search using the student’s name as the criteria

    • C. 

      Sort the database and scroll all records

    • D. 

      Sort the database in descending order

  • 9. 
    The following search was performed: “Country” = USSR or “Country” = USA How many records matched?
    • A. 

      9

    • B. 

      6

    • C. 

      7

    • D. 

      8

  • 10. 
    A field in a table that appears as a match of the primary key in another table is called a
    • A. 

      Candidate key

    • B. 

      Secondary Key

    • C. 

      Foreign Key

    • D. 

      Composite Key

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