Unit 6 Introduction To Databases Part 1

15 Questions | Total Attempts: 15

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  • 1. 
    What is NOT a common data type? 
    • A. 

      Number

    • B. 

      Date/Time

    • C. 

      Alphabetical

    • D. 

      Short Text

  • 2. 
    What is the primary purpose of a data warehouse?  
    • A. 

      To manage small amounts of stored data from a single source so it can be stored and accessed by another system

    • B. 

      To manage large amounts of stored data from multiple sources so it can be stored and accessed by a centralized system

    • C. 

      To manage large amounts of stored data from a single source so it can be stored and accessed by single system

    • D. 

      To manage small amounts of stored data from multiple sources so it can be stored and accessed by centralized system

  • 3. 
    What is a query?  
    • A. 

      A request for a specific answer or list of records

    • B. 

      A request for multiple answers and a specific record

    • C. 

      A request for a specific question or questions

    • D. 

      A request for multiple answers and records

  • 4. 
    What are some of the parts of a database structure?  
    • A. 

      Data types, smartphones, spreadsheets

    • B. 

      Tables, cells, records

    • C. 

      Apps, storage, formats

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    What type of field would be used in a database structure for an email address?  
    • A. 

      Text

    • B. 

      Object

    • C. 

      Yes/No

    • D. 

      . Number

  • 6. 
    There are three types of database software.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    A database management system is a computer software application that enables users and applications to interact with a database to capture, store, retrieve, and analyze data.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Microsoft Excel is one of the most popular database applications.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Databases are the primary tool for storing, managing, and analyzing information.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    A database can only be made up of one table.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    What is a database?
  • 12. 
    Name five principles of data analysis.
  • 13. 
    Describe the differences between desktop database software and enterprise-level database software.
  • 14. 
    Name two examples of desktop database software and two examples of enterprise-level database software.
  • 15. 
    What are three questions businesses need to answer before selecting database software?
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