GATE Exam: DBMS Trivia Quiz

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GATE Exam: DBMS Trivia Quiz

The GATE exam is upon us, and this trivia quiz is perfect for those of you who want to refresh their knowledge when it comes to DBMS. Are you one of them? Well, don’t just stare at the screen, press start, and be a step closure to the grade you desire with every answer you get right. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Authorization Manager

    • B. 

      Storage Manager

    • C. 

      File Manager

    • D. 

      Transcation Manager

    • E. 

      Buffer Manager

  • 2. 
    ------------------------------is a property that describes various characteristics of an entity
    • A. 

      ER Diagram

    • B. 

      Column

    • C. 

      Relationship

    • D. 

      Attribute

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Physical Level

    • B. 

      Logical Level

    • C. 

      Conceptual Level

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    ------------------------ denote derived attributes.
    • A. 

      Double ellipse

    • B. 

      Dashed ellipse

    • C. 

      Squared ellipse

    • D. 

      Ellipse with attribute name underlined

  • 5. 
     A ----------------------- is an association between entities
    • A. 

      Relation

    • B. 

      One to One

    • C. 

      Generalization

    • D. 

      Specialization

  • 6. 
    ---------------------------  stores metadata about the structure of the data base
    • A. 

      Physical data base

    • B. 

      Query Analyzer

    • C. 

      Data Dictionary

    • D. 

      Data Catalog

  • 7. 
    --------------------------is a collection of operations that perform s single logical function in  a database application  
    • A. 

      Transaction

    • B. 

      Concurrent operation

    • C. 

      Atomocity

    • D. 

      Durability

  • 8. 
    The problem that is compounded when constraints involve several data items from different files are Called ------------------------------------
    • A. 

      Transaction Control Management Problem

    • B. 

      Security Problem

    • C. 

      Integrity Problem

    • D. 

      Durability Problem

  • 9. 
    Ensuring atomicity is the responsibility of the --------------------------component
    • A. 

      File Manager

    • B. 

      Buffer Manager

    • C. 

      DBA

    • D. 

      Transation Manager

  • 10. 
    -------------------manages the allocation of the space on the disk storage and the data base structure  used to represent information stored on disk
    • A. 

      Disk Manager

    • B. 

      File Manager

    • C. 

      Buffer Manager

    • D. 

      Memory Manager

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 11. 
    ----------------------------is the minimal super key
    • A. 

      Primary Key

    • B. 

      Candidate Key

    • C. 

      Surrogate Key

    • D. 

      Unique Key

    • E. 

      Alternate Key

  • 12. 
     -----------------------------engine executes low level instructions generated by the DML compilier
    • A. 

      DDL Analyzer

    • B. 

      Query Interpreter

    • C. 

      Database Engine

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 13. 
     --------------------------responsible to define the content, the structure, the constraints, and functions or transactions against the database  
    • A. 

      Transcation Manager

    • B. 

      Query Analyzer

    • C. 

      DBA

    • D. 

      All the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 14. 
    In  ER model ---------------------------denote  derived attributes
    • A. 

      Double ellipse

    • B. 

      Diamond

    • C. 

      Reactangle

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 15. 
    --------------------attributes can be divided into parts (Write the answer in lowercase) 
  • 16. 
    Foreign Key can be null
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 17. 
    All   primary keys should be super keys.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 18. 
    In   Relational database  Data is stored as record types and the  relationship is represented by set types
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    In   Hierarchical database to get to a low-level table, you start at the root and work your way down the tree until you reach your target data.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Using relational model we design conceptual   database design
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    Conceptual data model is the source of   information   for logical design phase
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    Logical database design describes describes base relations, file organizations, and indexes that are used to achieve efficient access to   data.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Conceptual data modeling uses a high level data modeling concept of E-R Models
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    Tables are required to have at least one column
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    Logical data independence: Refers to the separation of the external views from the conceptual view
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False