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A database is a systematic collection of data. Databases support storage, manipulation of data and help in making data management easy. This second quiz will test what you are conversant with so far about the database and its components. Tackle it and gauge your understanding! All the best while at it!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    A database is a collection of information that is organized so that it can easily be accessed, managed, and updated.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    A database is the computer equivalent of an
    organized list of information. Typically, this information has a
    common subject or purpose, such as the list of employees,
    phonebook guide or a classmates address book.

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  • 2. 

    Use to enter new information, to edit or remove existing information orto locate information.

    • A.

      Report

    • B.

      Table

    • C.

      Form

    • D.

      Query

    Correct Answer
    C. Form
    Explanation
    Forms are used to enter new information, as they provide a structured way for users to input data into a database or system. Unlike tables, which store the data, forms act as a user interface for data entry. They allow users to easily input and edit information in a visually organized manner, with fields and controls that guide the user through the input process. Forms can also be used to locate information by allowing users to search and filter data within the form itself. Therefore, the correct answer is "Form".

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  • 3. 

    The image show a table wizard in microsoft access. Noticed that the field 'ID' has a key icon at the right. This key icon represent______________

    Correct Answer
    primary key
    Explanation
    The key icon next to the field 'ID' in the table wizard in Microsoft Access represents the primary key. The primary key is a unique identifier for each record in a table and is used to ensure data integrity and facilitate efficient data retrieval.

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  • 4. 

    Datatype Autonumber is any alphabetical/numerical data that youdesire-up to a maximum of 255 characters.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement is incorrect because the Autonumber datatype is used to generate a unique, sequential number automatically for each record in a table. It does not store alphabetical or numerical data of up to 255 characters.

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  • 5. 

    Multiple answerdatabase software tools are primarily used for _________, __________, _________, and __________ for information within a database. 

    • A.

      Storing

    • B.

      Modifying

    • C.

      Extracting

    • D.

      Searching

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Storing
    B. Modifying
    C. Extracting
    D. Searching
    Explanation
    Database software tools are primarily used for storing, modifying, extracting, and searching information within a database. These tools allow users to store large amounts of data in an organized and structured manner, making it easier to access and retrieve information when needed. Additionally, users can modify the data by adding, deleting, or updating records. They can also extract specific data or generate reports based on certain criteria. Finally, these tools enable users to search for specific information within the database using various search parameters.

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  • 6. 

    A collection of records that identify a category of data, such asCustomers, Orders, or Inventory. Data inside a table is arrange bycolumn name __________ and row named ___________.

    • A.

      Query, report

    • B.

      Report, query

    • C.

      Record, field

    • D.

      Field, record

    Correct Answer
    D. Field, record
    Explanation
    In a table, data is organized into columns and rows. The column names represent different categories of data, such as Customers, Orders, or Inventory. Each column contains specific information related to that category, and these columns are referred to as fields. On the other hand, the rows in the table represent individual records or instances of data. Each row contains a set of related information across all the fields/columns. Therefore, the correct arrangement is "field, record" where the column names are fields, and the rows are named records.

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  • 7. 

    A __________ is a collection of records. 

    Correct Answer
    file
    File
    Explanation
    A file is a collection of records. It is a storage unit that holds data in a structured manner. Files can be stored in various formats and can contain different types of information. They are commonly used in computer systems to organize and store data for easy retrieval and manipulation.

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  • 8. 

    What have you learn today?

    • A.

      Table

    • B.

      Foreign Key

    • C.

      Report

    • D.

      Query

    • E.

      Form

    • F.

      Primary Key

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Table
    C. Report
    D. Query
    E. Form
    F. Primary Key
    Explanation
    The correct answer consists of a list of terms related to databases. A table is a collection of related data organized in rows and columns. A report is a formatted presentation of data from a database. A query is a request for specific data from a database. A form is a user interface that allows users to interact with a database. A primary key is a unique identifier for each record in a table. Foreign key, which is not included in the correct answer, is a field in a table that links to the primary key in another table.

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