Database Management Programs Quiz

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What do you know about database management programs? A database is an organized collection of data, usually stored and retrieved electronically from a computer system. Database systems are more involved; they are often established using formal design and modeling techniques. The database management system interacts with end-users, applications, and the database to capture and analyze the data. This technological quiz is ideal for anyone who is learning about computers.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Access is a database program.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    The Access screen is similar to other Office 2007 applications.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    You can open multiple databases at a time in an Access window.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Objects are organized into categories in the Navigation Pane.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    When you create a new database, the first step is to name the database file.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    You cannot use the Save As command to name and save objects in the database.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    You can create as many tables as you need to store the information for a database.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    You can only add fields in Design view.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Unlike Word and Excel, Access does not have a standard document view.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Once you have deleted a record, you can use the Undo command to restore it.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    A ____ is an object that stores data in columns and rows.
    • A. 

      Table

    • B. 

      Form

    • C. 

      Report

    • D. 

      Query

  • 12. 
    A ____ makes it easy for you to view, enter, and edit data in a table.
    • A. 

      Table

    • B. 

      Form

    • C. 

      Report

    • D. 

      Query

  • 13. 
    In ____ view, the table looks much like a spreadsheet.
    • A. 

      Design

    • B. 

      Datasheet

    • C. 

      Field

    • D. 

      Print

  • 14. 
    ____ is the shortcut for creating a new blank database.
    • A. 

      CTRL+D

    • B. 

      CTRL+N

    • C. 

      CTRL+B

    • D. 

      CTRL+A

  • 15. 
    The ____ determines what type of data the field can store, such as text or numbers.
    • A. 

      Record

    • B. 

      Field name

    • C. 

      Data type

    • D. 

      Field properties

  • 16. 
    ____ define the characteristics and behavior of a field, such as the number of characters allowed.
    • A. 

      Data types

    • B. 

      Primary keys

    • C. 

      Entries

    • D. 

      Field Properties

  • 17. 
    When you work in ____ view, the changes are saved as they are made.
    • A. 

      Design

    • B. 

      Form

    • C. 

      Datasheet

    • D. 

      Report

  • 18. 
    Access stores cut or copied text in the ____.
    • A. 

      Navigation Pane

    • B. 

      Clipboard

    • C. 

      Field

    • D. 

      Entry

  • 19. 
    ____ is the illegal copying or use of programs.
    • A. 

      Intellectual Property

    • B. 

      The Copyright Act

    • C. 

      Shareware

    • D. 

      Software Piracy

  • 20. 
    ____ is software that can be accessed for free.
    • A. 

      Software piracy

    • B. 

      Shareware

    • C. 

      The honor system

    • D. 

      Intellectual Property

  • 21. 
    The Next record button is located in the ____.
    • A. 

      Navigation Pane

    • B. 

      Navigation Bar

    • C. 

      Ribbon

    • D. 

      Status Bar

  • 22. 
    The default data type for a field is ____.
    • A. 

      Number

    • B. 

      Text

    • C. 

      Currency

    • D. 

      Yes/No

  • 23. 
    The Blank Database button is located in the ____.
    • A. 

      Home Tab

    • B. 

      Create Tab

    • C. 

      Navigation Pane

    • D. 

      Getting Stated With Microsoft Access Window

  • 24. 
    Fields appear as columns, and each column has a ____.
    • A. 

      Datasheet

    • B. 

      Record

    • C. 

      Field name

    • D. 

      Primary key

  • 25. 
    The ____ key moves the insertion point to the first field in the current record.
    • A. 

      Home

    • B. 

      End

    • C. 

      Up Arrow

    • D. 

      Down Arrow

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