CISC 215 : Database Design And Application Development! Trivia Questions Quiz

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CISC 215 : Database Design And Application Development! Trivia Questions Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Centralized database management is subject to a problem such as
    • A. 

      A growing number of remote locations

    • B. 

      Maintaining and operating small database systems

    • C. 

      Dependence on multiple sites

    • D. 

      Organizational flexibility of the database

  • 2. 
    A disadvantage of a distributed database management system (DDBMS) is that:
    • A. 

      There are lack of standards

    • B. 

      It is slower in terms of data access

    • C. 

      Adding new sites affects other sites' operations

    • D. 

      It is processor dependent.

  • 3. 
    A distributed database is composed of several parts known as database
    • A. 

      Sections

    • B. 

      Fragments

    • C. 

      Partitions

    • D. 

      Parts

  • 4. 
    Distributed processing does not require:
    • A. 

      Database processing functions to be distributed to all data storage sites

    • B. 

      An existing distributed database

    • C. 

      A network of interconnected components

    • D. 

      Multiple sites to share processing chores

  • 5. 
    Under the _____ scenario, all record and file-locking activities are performed at the end-user location.
    • A. 

      Single-site processing, single-site data

    • B. 

      Multiple-site processing, single-site data

    • C. 

      Single-site processing, multiple-site data

    • D. 

      Multiple-site processing, multiple-site data

  • 6. 
    ________ transparency allows a physically dispersed database to be managed as though it were centralized.
    • A. 

      Distribution

    • B. 

      Transaction

    • C. 

      Failure

    • D. 

      Performance

  • 7. 
    ________ transparency is the highest level of transparency. The end-user or programmer does not need to know that a database is partitioned.
    • A. 

      Performance

    • B. 

      Fragmentation

    • C. 

      Location

    • D. 

      Local mapping

  • 8. 
    A _______ lets a single SQL statement access the data that are to be processed by a single remote database processor.
    • A. 

      Remote request

    • B. 

      Remote transaction

    • C. 

      Distributed request

    • D. 

      Distributed transaction

  • 9. 
    ________ is the delay imposed by the amount of time required for a data packet to make around trip from point A to point B.
    • A. 

      Data distribution

    • B. 

      Replica transparency

    • C. 

      Network Latency

    • D. 

      Network Partitioning

  • 10. 
    A(n) ________ database stores each database fragment at a single site.
    • A. 

      Partially replicated

    • B. 

      Unreplicated

    • C. 

      Fully replicated

    • D. 

      Partitioned

  • 11. 
    A distributed database management system (DDBMS) governs the storage and processing of logically related data over interconnected computer systems.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Distributed data access was needed to support geographically dispersed business units.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Rapid ad hoc data became unnecessary in the quick-response decision-making environment.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    The Internet is the repository for distributed data.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Current distributed database management system (DDBMS) are subject to some problems, such as the complexity of management and control
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Distributed processing shares a database's logical processing among two or more physically independent sites that are connected through a network.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    One of the advantages of a distributed database management system (DDBMS) is that the data is located near the site with the least demand.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    One of the advantages of a distributed database management system (DDBMS) is growth facilitation.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    One of the advantages of a distributed database management system (DDBMS) is security.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Distributed processing does not require a distributed database, and a distributed database does not require distributed processing.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    In order to manage distributed data, copies or parts of the database processing functions must be distributed to all data storage sites.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    A database management system (DBMS) must have validation, transformation, and mapping functions, as well as other functions, in order to be classified as distributed.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    A fully distributed database management system (DBMS) must perform all the functions of a centralized DBMS, and it must handle all necessary functions imposed by the distribution of data and processing.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    The transaction processor (TP) is the software component found in each computer that requests data.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    A distributed database management system (DDBMS) must be communications-media-dependent.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 26. 
    A transaction processor (TP) is the software component residing on each computer that stores and retrieves data located at the site.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 27. 
    In the single-site processing, single-site data (SPSD) scenario, all processing must be done on the end user's side of the system.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 28. 
    Performance transparency ensures that the system finds the most cost-effective path to access remote data.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False