Intro 2 Database

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  • 1. 
    It is a collection of data that is related to a particular subject or purpose.
    • A. 

      Database

    • B. 

      List

    • C. 

      Table

    • D. 

      Group

  • 2. 
    It stands for POS in a checkout counter.
    • A. 

      Point-of-System

    • B. 

      Proof-of-Sales

    • C. 

      Point-of-Sales

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    What do you call the database that works with one set of database records at a time, such as the list of products in a Microsoft Excel file?
    • A. 

      Relational database

    • B. 

      List database

    • C. 

      Flat file database

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    It is a type of database where one or more tables are connected to other tables in the database, such as in the library system.
    • A. 

      Relational database

    • B. 

      List database

    • C. 

      Flat-file database

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    It refers to a row in a database table.
    • A. 

      Record

    • B. 

      Column

    • C. 

      Vertical

    • D. 

      Horizontal

  • 6. 
    A column in a table is called a ___________.
    • A. 

      Record

    • B. 

      Column

    • C. 

      Field

    • D. 

      Horizontal

  • 7. 
    This is the stage in database design were one gathers and lists all the necessary fields for the database project.
    • A. 

      Data definition

    • B. 

      Data refinement

    • C. 

      Establishing relationships

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    It is the stage where we break down some fields to more specific fields so we can store information in the smallest logical parts.
    • A. 

      Data definition

    • B. 

      Data refinement

    • C. 

      Establishing relationships

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    It is an association established between common fields (columns) in two tables.
    • A. 

      Line

    • B. 

      Relationship

    • C. 

      Primary key

    • D. 

      Records

  • 10. 
    This key uniquely identifies each record in a table.
    • A. 

      Primary key

    • B. 

      Key record

    • C. 

      Unique key

    • D. 

      Field name

  • 11. 
    Data refinement is the stage when we analyze our tables more closely and create a relationship between tables.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Compared to a manual database a computerized database is more flexible, compact, and faster.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Computerized database is compact; since database records stored in filing cabinets can be stored in just a few floppy diskettes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    A manual database is flexible; that is, it is possible to examine information from number of ways.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Lack of planning has caused some programmers to be disappointed with the database they created.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False