Quiz: Important Trivia Quiz On Database

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Below is an important trivia quiz on the database. As a programmer or software developer, you need to know the basics surrounding databases, their creation, maintenance, and management. Take up this quiz and get to learn more about it as you refresh your understanding. We wish you all the best as you tackle this quiz. Also, remember to keep on revising for any exams on the database. Let's get started then.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is a disadvantage of a computerized database?
    • A. 

      Records can be stored safely and are not lost

    • B. 

      Data can be sorted in ascending and descending order

    • C. 

      Backups can be made in case the database becomes corrupted

    • D. 

      People often need training in how to use the software

  • 2. 
    Which of the following stores all of the data in the database?
    • A. 

      Field

    • B. 

      Table

    • C. 

      Query

    • D. 

      Record

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is all of the information about one person or one thing?
    • A. 

      Field

    • B. 

      Query

    • C. 

      Table

    • D. 

      Record

  • 4. 
    Which of the following records one piece of data bout a person or thing?
    • A. 

      Table

    • B. 

      Query

    • C. 

      Record

    • D. 

      Field

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is NOT a datatype?
    • A. 

      Autonumber

    • B. 

      Currency

    • C. 

      Telephone Number

    • D. 

      Text

  • 6. 
    Which of the following data types would be the most suitable for storing 'Postcode'?
    • A. 

      Date/time

    • B. 

      Numeric

    • C. 

      Text

    • D. 

      Logical

  • 7. 
    The number is the most suitable datatype for storing 'telephone number'. True or false?
  • 8. 
    The thing which ensures that each record has something to uniquely identify it is called the _ _ _ _ _ _ _ key.
  • 9. 
    Checking the data that you have entered against the original source data is called _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _.
  • 10. 
    The field 'Title' will contain the following options: 'Mr', 'Mrs', 'Miss', 'Ms', 'Other'. Which of the following options would be the most suitable field length to set up?
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      4

    • D. 

      5

  • 11. 
    A database with only one table is called a ____________. 
    • A. 

      Simple database

    • B. 

      Flat-file database

    • C. 

      Relational database

    • D. 

      Single table database

  • 12. 
    A relational database is a good idea because it cuts data ______. 
    • A. 

      Duplication

    • B. 

      Copying

    • C. 

      GIGO

    • D. 

      Repetition

  • 13. 
    The Yellow Pages is an example of a paper-based database. True or false?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Search engines such as Google are examples of computer-based databases. True or false?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Validation can make sure that your data is correct. True or false?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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