The Database Concepts Exam! Trivia Quiz

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The Database Concepts Exam! Trivia Quiz

A database is a collection of similar or interrelated data. It is designed to make data edit and retrieval easier. In this special quiz, you will get to see just how much you know about the different tools of the database and how one is expected to use them. Check it out and see if you need to study further into what databases are all about!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is a database? 
    • A. 

      A file that stores and organises large amounts of related data.

    • B. 

      An application that allows you to carry out general book-keeping tasks.

    • C. 

      A file that stores your computer’s configuration details.

    • D. 

      A device used to store deleted files.

  • 2. 
    What working with a database application, you frequently encounter wizards. What is the function of a wizard? 
    • A. 

      To guide you through the steps required to perform a task.

    • B. 

      To complete a task for you.

    • C. 

      To suggest the most efficient method of performing a task.

    • D. 

      To ensure that all the default settings are implemented.

  • 3. 
    Tables are the basic components of a database in that they store all the information contained in the database. A column in a database is called a__________________. 
    • A. 

      Garden

    • B. 

      Stage

    • C. 

      Field

    • D. 

      Storage

  • 4. 
    You can update records in a database at any time. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Microsoft Access provides different views of tables, queries, forms, and reports. Which view do you use to edit a record in a table? 
    • A. 

      Design view.

    • B. 

      Datasheet view.

    • C. 

      Table view.

    • D. 

      Layout Preview.

  • 6. 
    A database is a file of related records stored in tables. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    What is a database index? 
    • A. 

      A list of keywords that indicates the location of files or records.

    • B. 

      A list of keywords that display in your PC’s BIOS.

    • C. 

      A list of keywords that compile when you open a database.

    • D. 

      A list of keywords that display on your desktop.

  • 8. 
    What is the purpose of the relating the table in a database? 
    • A. 

      To match the access time of your computer’s hard drive.

    • B. 

      To match the speed of your operating system.

    • C. 

      To match input and output.

    • D. 

      To match fields from different tables.

  • 9. 
    Your database is not made up of tables and records. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    A database report can not be created until a database is saved to a particular location on your computer. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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