A Trivia Quiz About Postgresql!

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A Trivia Quiz About Postgresql! - Quiz

Used by big companies such as Twitter, PostgreSQL is a relational database management system. It can handle small to large workloads and is available for macOS, Linux, Windows, and other operating systems. The PostgreSQL Global Development Group develops PostgreSQL. Take this quiz to answer questions and learn more about PostgreSQL.


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  • 1. 

    PostgreSQL is also referred to as _____

    • A.

      Postgres

    • B.

      Postgrel

    • C.

      Postrel

    • D.

      Postgrels

    Correct Answer
    A. Postgres
    Explanation
    PostgreSQL is commonly referred to as "Postgres". This is a widely used nickname for the open-source relational database management system.

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  • 2. 

    The PostgreSQL software was initially released under license in _____

    • A.

      1996

    • B.

      2002

    • C.

      1999

    • D.

      2007

    Correct Answer
    A. 1996
    Explanation
    PostgreSQL software was initially released under license in 1996.

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  • 3. 

    In what language is PostgreSQL written?

    • A.

      C

    • B.

      C++

    • C.

      JavaScript

    • D.

      Python

    Correct Answer
    A. C
    Explanation
    PostgreSQL is written in the C programming language. C is a widely used programming language known for its efficiency and low-level control over hardware resources. Many databases, including PostgreSQL, are implemented in C to optimize performance and ensure compatibility across different platforms.

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  • 4. 

    PostgreSQL is the default database for____

    • A.

      MacOS Server

    • B.

      Linux

    • C.

      Open BSD

    • D.

      Windows

    Correct Answer
    A. MacOS Server
    Explanation
    PostgreSQL is the default database for MacOS Server. This means that when using MacOS Server as the operating system for a server, PostgreSQL is the default and recommended database management system. It is pre-installed and configured to work seamlessly with MacOS Server, providing a reliable and efficient solution for managing databases on this platform.

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  • 5. 

    _____ was the original name of PostgreSQL 

    • A.

      POSTGRES

    • B.

      POSTGREILS

    • C.

      POSTREL

    • D.

      POSTGRELS

    Correct Answer
    A. POSTGRES
    Explanation
    The original name of PostgreSQL was POSTGRES.

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  • 6. 

    In what year was test version 1 of Postgres released to a small number of users?

    • A.

      1989

    • B.

      1999

    • C.

      2009

    • D.

      1987

    Correct Answer
    A. 1989
    Explanation
    Postgres was released in 1989 as a test version to a small number of users. This indicates that it was the initial release of the software, allowing a select group of individuals to test and provide feedback on the product.

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  • 7. 

    In what year was test version 2 released?

    • A.

      1990

    • B.

      1989

    • C.

      1987

    • D.

      1999

    Correct Answer
    A. 1990
    Explanation
    Test version 2 was released in the year 1990.

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  • 8. 

    In what year was test version 3 of Postgres released?

    • A.

      1991

    • B.

      1990

    • C.

      1989

    • D.

      1997

    Correct Answer
    A. 1991
    Explanation
    In 1991, test version 3 of Postgres was released.

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  • 9. 

    In what year was the Postgres console application named monitor, replaced with PSQL?

    • A.

      1994

    • B.

      1993

    • C.

      1990

    • D.

      1989

    Correct Answer
    A. 1994
    Explanation
    In 1994, the Postgres console application named monitor was replaced with PSQL.

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  • 10. 

    Which of the following does not use PostgreSQL?

    • A.

      Instagram

    • B.

      My Yearbook

    • C.

      Skype

    • D.

      Twitter

    Correct Answer
    D. Twitter
    Explanation
    Twitter does not use PostgreSQL. While Instagram, My Yearbook, and Skype all use PostgreSQL as their database management system, Twitter uses a different database system for its platform.

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