Oracle Mock Test 2 (SQL +arch)

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Evaluate this SQL*Plus command: START delaccount Which task will this command accomplish?
    • A. 

      It executes the DELACCOUNT PL/SQL routine.

    • B. 

      It runs the DELACCOUNT.SQL script file.

    • C. 

      It creates the DELACCOUNT file using the default file extension.

    • D. 

      It invokes the editor to edit the contents of the DELACCOUNT file.

  • 2. 
    Evaluate the set of SQL statements: CREATE TABLE dept (deptno NUMBER(2), dname VARCNAR2(14), loc VARCNAR2(13)); ROLLBACK; DESCRIBE DEPT What is true about the set?
    • A. 

      The DESCRIBE DEPT statement displays the structure of the DEPT table.

    • B. 

      The ROLLBACK statement frees the storage space occupies by the DEPT table.

    • C. 

      The DESCRIBE DEPT statement returns an error ORA-04043: object DEPT does not exist.

    • D. 

      The DESCRIBE DEPT statement displays the structure of the DEPT table only if the us a COMMIT statement introduced before the ROLLBACK statement..

  • 3. 
    Which /SQL*Plus feature can be used to replace values in the WHERE clause?
    • A. 

      Substitution variables

    • B. 

      Replacement variables

    • C. 

      Prompt variables

    • D. 

      Instead-of variables

  • 4. 
    You want to use SQL*Plus to connect to the oracle database. Which of the following choices does not indicate a component you must specify when logging into the oracle?
    • A. 

      The SQL*Plus Keyword.

    • B. 

      The username

    • C. 

      The password.

    • D. 

      The database name.

  • 5. 
    You need to display the last names of those employees who have the letter “A” as the second character in their names. Which SQL statement displays the required results?
    • A. 

      SELECT last_name FROM EMP WHERE last_name LIKE ‘_A%’;

    • B. 

      SELECT last_name FROM EMP WHERE last name =’*A%’

    • C. 

      SELECT last_name FROM EMP WHERE last name =’_A%’;

    • D. 

      SELECT last_name FROM EMP WHERE last name LIKE ‘*A%’

  • 6. 
    The STUDENT_GRADES table has these columns: STUDENT_ID NUMBER(12) SEMESTER_END DATE GPA NUMBER(4,3) The registrar has requested a report listing the students' grade point averages (GPA), sorted from highest grade point average to lowest within each semester, starting from the earliest date. Which statement accomplishes this?
    • A. 

      SELECT student_id, semester_end, gpa FROM student_grades ORDER BY semester_end DESC, gpa DESC;

    • B. 

      SELECT student_id, semester_end, gpa FROM student_grades ORDER BY semester_end ASC, gpa ASC;

    • C. 

      SELECT student_id, semester_end, gpa FROM student_grades ORDER BY semester_end, gpa DESC;

    • D. 

      SELECT student_id, semester_end, gpa FROM student_grades ORDER BY gpa DESC, semester_end DESC;

    • E. 

      SELECT student_id, semester_end, gpa FROM student_grades ORDER BY gpa DESC, semester_end ASC;.

  • 7. 
    Examine the description of the STUDENTS table: STD_ID NUMBER(4) COURSE_ID VARCHARD2(10) START_DATE DATE END_DATE DATE. Which two aggregate functions are valid on the START_DATE column? (Choose two)
    • A. 

      SUM(start_date)

    • B. 

      AVG(start_date)

    • C. 

      COUNT(start_date)

    • D. 

      AVG(start_date, end_date)

    • E. 

      MIN(start_date)

    • F. 

      MAXIMUM(start_date)

  • 8. 
    You would like to display the system date in the format "Monday, 01 June, 2001". Which SELECT statement should you use?
    • A. 

      SELECT TO_DATE(SYSDATE, 'FMDAY, DD Month, YYYY') FROM dual;

    • B. 

      SELECT TO_CHAR(SYSDATE, 'FMDD, DY Month, 'YYY') FROM dual;

    • C. 

      SELECT TO_CHAR(SYSDATE, 'FMDay, DD Month, YYYY') FROM dual;

    • D. 

      SELECT TO_CHAR(SYSDATE, 'FMDY, DDD Month, YYYY') FROM dual;

    • E. 

      SELECT TO_DATE(SYSDATE, 'FMDY, DDD Month, YYYY') FROM dual;

  • 9. 
    A subquery can be used to ___.
    • A. 

      Create groups of data

    • B. 

      Sort data in a specific order

    • C. 

      Convert data to a different format

    • D. 

      Retrieve data based on an unknown condition

  • 10. 
    In which scenario would an index be most useful?
    • A. 

      The indexed column is declared as NOT NULL.

    • B. 

      The indexed columns are used in the FROM clause.

    • C. 

      The indexed columns are part of an expression.

    • D. 

      The indexed column contains a wide range of values.

  • 11. 
    Which SQL statement displays the date March 19, 2001 in a format that appears as "Nineteenth of March 2001 12:00:00 AM"?
    • A. 

      SELECT TO_CHAR(TO_DATE('19-Mar-2001', 'DD-Mon-YYYY'), 'fmDdspth "of" Month YYYY fmHH:MI:SS AM') NEW_DATE FROM dual;

    • B. 

      SELECT TO_CHAR(TO_DATE('19-Mar-2001', 'DD-Mon-YYYY'), 'Ddspth "of" Month YYYY fmHH:MI:SS AM') NEW_DATE FROM dual;

    • C. 

      SELECT TO_CHAR(TO_DATE('19-Mar-2001', 'DD-Mon-YYYY'), 'fmDdspth "of" Month YYYY HH:MI:SS AM') NEW_DATE FROM dual;

    • D. 

      SELECT TO_CHAR(TO_DATE('19-Mar-2001', 'DD-Mon-YYYY'), 'fmtDdspth "of" Month YYYY fmtHH:MI:SS AM') NEW_DATE FROM dual;

  • 12. 
    Evaluate the SQL statement: SELECT ROUND(TRUNC(MOD(1600,10),-1),2) FROM dual; What will be displayed?
    • A. 

      0

    • B. 

      1

    • C. 

      0.00

    • D. 

      An error statement

  • 13. 
    Which three statements correctly describe the functions and use of constraints? (Choose three.)
    • A. 

      Constraints provide data independence.

    • B. 

      Constraints make complex queries easy.

    • C. 

      Constraints enforce rules at the view level.

    • D. 

      Constraints enforce rules at the table level.

    • E. 

      Constraints prevent the deletion of a table if there are dependencies.

    • F. 

      Constraints prevent the deletion of an index if there are dependencies.

  • 14. 
    Which clause should you use to exclude group results?
    • A. 

      WHERE

    • B. 

      HAVING

    • C. 

      RESTRICT

    • D. 

      GROUP BY

    • E. 

      ORDER BY

  • 15. 
    Which three pieces of information are considered while deciding the size of the undo tablespace in your database? (Choose three.)
    • A. 

      The size of an undo block

    • B. 

      The size of the redo log files

    • C. 

      Undo blocks generated per second

    • D. 

      The size of the database buffer cache

    • E. 

      The value of the UNDO_RETENTION parameter

  • 16. 
    Which statement regarding the contents of the V$PARAMETER view is true?
    • A. 

      Displays only the list of default values

    • B. 

      Displays only the list of all basic parameters

    • C. 

      Displays the currently in effect parameter values

    • D. 

      Displays only the list of all advanced parameters

    • E. 

      Displays the list of all the parameter files of a database

    • F. 

      Displays the current contents of the server parameter file

  • 17. 
    According to your backup strategy, you performed an incremental level 0 backup of your database. Which statement regarding this backup is true?
    • A. 

      The backup is similar to image copy.

    • B. 

      The backup contains all used data blocks.

    • C. 

      The backup contains only unused data blocks.

    • D. 

      The backup contains all data blocks changed since the last incremental level 1 backup.

  • 18. 
    Because of a power outage, instance failure has occurred. From what point in the redo log does recovery begin and where does it end?
    • A. 

      Current redo log and inactive redo log

    • B. 

      Checkpoint position to end of redo log

    • C. 

      Beginning of redo log to end of redo log

    • D. 

      All redo logs before the point of last commit

    • E. 

      Beginning of redo log to checkpoint position

  • 19. 
    Which two operations require undo data? 
    • A. 

      Committing a transaction

    • B. 

      Rolling back a transaction

    • C. 

      Recovering from failed transactions

    • D. 

      Recording a transaction to redo log files

    • E. 

      Rolling forward during instance recovery

  • 20. 
    Which SELECT statement should you use if you want to display unique combinations of the POSITION and MANAGER values from the EMPLOYEE table?
    • A. 

      SELECT DISTINCT position, manager FROM employee;

    • B. 

      SELECT position, manager DISTINCT FROM employee;

    • C. 

      SELECT position, manager FROM employee;

    • D. 

      SELECT position, DISTINCT manager FROM employee;

  • 21. 
    From SQL*Plus, you issue this SELECT statement: SELECT* From orders; You use this statement to retrieve data from a data table for __________. (Choose all that apply)
    • A. 

      Updating

    • B. 

      Viewing

    • C. 

      Deleting

    • D. 

      Inserting

    • E. 

      Truncating

  • 22. 
    You want to use a function in your column clause of a SQL statement. The NVL function accomplishes which of the following tasks?
    • A. 

      Assists in the distribution of output across multiple columns.

    • B. 

      Enables you to specify alternate output for non-NULL column values.

    • C. 

      Enables you to specify alternated out for NULL column values.

    • D. 

      Nullifies the value of the column out put.

  • 23. 
    The EMPloyee table contains these columns: Empno Number(4) Ename Varchar2(10) job varchar2(10) sal Varchar2(10) You need to display the employee's information by using this query. How many columns are presented after executing this query: SELECT Empno||','||Ename||','||Job "Employee Information" FROM employee;
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

    • E. 

      0

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