Nc Computer Skills Quiz-databases

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When we talk about databases, we are referring and talking about how and where we store digital data that we use in the continuous running of computers. Take up the NC Computer Skills Quiz-Databases and see how good you are.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which occupation would most likely use a database on the job?
    • A. 

      An athlete

    • B. 

      The janitor at Hudson Belk

    • C. 

      Telephone information operators

    • D. 

      Heavy equipment operator

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is not a good use for a database program?
    • A. 

      Keeping school records

    • B. 

      Completing a paper for English class

    • C. 

      Maintaining hospital admission records

    • D. 

      Organizing recipes at home

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

      Typewriter

    • B. 

      Photocopier

    • C. 

      FAX machine

    • D. 

      Filing cabinet

  • 4. 
    In a database program, a set of related information is called a:
    • A. 

      Field

    • B. 

      Entry

    • C. 

      Record

    • D. 

      File

  • 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 that 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. 
    If a student sorted the following in descending order, which international capital would be first? Moscow Beirut Paris Bogota
    • A. 

      Moscow

    • B. 

      Beirut

    • C. 

      Paris

    • D. 

      Bogota

  • 8. 
    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

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      Name = Doe and Address = Main Street or Area Code = 919

    • B. 

      Name = Doe and Address = Main Street and Area Code = 919

    • C. 

      Name = Doe or Address = Main Street and Area Code

    • D. 

      Name = Doe or address = Main Street or Area Code = 919

  • 10. 
    What would you do to generate a hard copy of a database of North Carolina?
    • A. 

      Edit the file

    • B. 

      Print the file

    • C. 

      Retrieve the file

    • D. 

      Save the file to a floppy disk

  • 11. 
    In what order has the field “Hours” been sorted?
    • A. 

      Random

    • B. 

      Alphabetical

    • C. 

      Ascending

    • D. 

      Descending

  • 12. 
    If a search was completed to determine “Year” = 1968, how many records would match?
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      6

  • 13. 
    Finding USA flights in the Year 1968 would require a:
    • A. 

      Compound search with AND

    • B. 

      Compound search with OR

    • C. 

      Compound sort with AND

    • D. 

      Compound sort with OR

  • 14. 
    The following search was performed: “Country” = USSR or “Country” = USA How many records matched?
    • A. 

      9

    • B. 

      6

    • C. 

      7

    • D. 

      8

  • 15. 
    If you wanted to rank the flights in order of most recent to oldest, you would:
    • A. 

      Search “Year” ascending

    • B. 

      Search “Craft” ascending

    • C. 

      Search “Year” descending

    • D. 

      Search “Craft” descending

  • 16. 
    • A. 

      Filter the population field using greater than 10,000.

    • B. 

      Rank the counties by name and scroll through the list.

    • C. 

      Search each county record

    • D. 

      Sort the records by population in descending order

  • 17. 
    What does searching a database mean?
    • A. 

      Editing data entries

    • B. 

      Looking for records that meet certain conditions

    • C. 

      Opening the file for viewing

    • D. 

      Ranking the records in the order you need

  • 18. 
    What would be the most efficient way to locate the records for all students born before 08/29/90?
    • A. 

      Replace

    • B. 

      Scroll

    • C. 

      Search

    • D. 

      Sort