Question 1 3 out of 3 points Every cell in a relation can hold only a single value.

Selected Answer: True Correct Answer: True

Question 2 3 out of 3 points SQL stands for Structural Question Language (SQL). Selected Answer: False Correct Answer: False

Question 3 3 out of 3 points A relational database can be defined as a self-describing collection of related tables. Selected Answer: True Correct Answer: True

Question 4 3 out of 3 points A key must be unique. Selected Answer: False Correct Answer: False

Question 5 3 out of 3 points To represent a relationship in the relational model, the primary key of one rel ation is placed into a second relation. Selected Answer: True Correct Answer: True

Question 6 3 out of 3 points Application programs are responsible for creating, maintaining, and supporting database backup and recovery systems. Selected Answer: False Correct Answer: False

Question 7 3 out of 3 points To create a well-formed relation through normalization, every determinant must be a candidate key. Selected Answer: True Correct Answer: True

Question 8 3 out of 3 points Microsoft Access is a personal database that combines a DBMS with an applicatio n generator. Selected Answer: True

Correct Answer: True

Question 9 3 out of 3 points In the relational model, each row of a table contains data that represents an a ttribute of the entity. Selected Answer: False Correct Answer: False

Question 10 3 out of 3 points A composite key is made up of two or more attributes. Selected Answer: True Correct Answer: True

Question 11 3 out of 3 points Null values are represented with a zero in their cell. Selected Answer: False Correct Answer: False

Question 12 3 out of 3 points Since surrogate keys are used to uniquely identify rows, their values are norma lly displayed prominently on all forms and reports for the users to see. Selected Answer: False Correct Answer: False

Question 13 3 out of 3 points The first step of the normalization process is to identify all the candidate ke ys of a relation. Selected Answer: True Correct Answer: True

Question 14 3 out of 3 points Metadata is the data about our tables and other structures that is stored in th e database. Selected Answer: True Correct Answer: True

Question 15 3 out of 3 points Why do we want to keep data in a database instead of just keeping it in a sprea dsheet? Selected Answer: b. Spreadsheets can contain modifcation problems. Correct Answer: b. Spreadsheets can contain modifcation problems.

Question 16 0 out of 3 points

Which of the following is true about a key? Selected Answer: d. both A and B Correct Answer: e. All of the above

Question 17 3 out of 3 points Today almost every commercial database is based on: Selected Answer: c. the relational model Correct Answer: c. the relational model

Question 18 3 out of 3 points Which of the following is not a basic component of a database system? Selected Answer: c. ERD Correct Answer: c. ERD

Question 19 3 out of 3 points Which of the following is a function of the DBMS in a database system? Selected Answer: d. Perform backup and recover Correct Answer: d. Perform backup and recover

Question 20 3 out of 3 points A candidate key is: Selected Answer: e. a) and c) Correct Answer: e. a) and c)

Question 21 3 out of 3 points A key that contains more than one attribute is called a(n): Selected Answer: a. composite key Correct Answer: a. composite key

Question 22 3 out of 3 points When the primary key of one relation is placed into a second relation, it is ca lled a: Selected Answer: c. foreign key Correct Answer: c. foreign key

Question 23 3 out of 3 points A surrogate key may be appropriate under which of the following circumstances? Selected Answer: e. Both A and C. Correct Answer: e. Both A and C.

Question 24 3 out of 3 points Which of the following are true about null values? Selected Answer: e. All of the above. Correct Answer: e. All of the above.

Question 25 3 out of 3 points During the normalization process, the remedy for a relation that is not well-fo rmed is to: Selected Answer: c. break it into two or more relations that are well-formed. Correct Answer: c. break it into two or more relations that are well-formed.

Question 26 3 out of 3 points A table that meets the requirements of a relation is said to be in which normal form? Selected Answer: d. Boyce-Codd normal form Correct Answer: d. Boyce-Codd normal form

Question 27 3 out of 3 points STUDENT (SID, StudentName, Major, AdvisorID) ADVISOR (AdvisorID, AdvisorName, Office, Phone) Given the relations above such that each student is assigned to one advisor, whi ch of the following is true? Selected Answer: c. AdvisorID is a foreign key. Correct Answer: c. AdvisorID is a foreign key.

Question 28 3 out of 3 points Data that the database keeps about its own structure is called Selected Answer: metadata Correct Answer: metadata meta data

Question 29 3 out of 3 points A key that contains two or more attributes is called a(n) _________________key. Selected Answer: composite Correct Answer: composite

Question 30 3 out of 3 points A rule that requires every value in a foreign key to match values in the corres

ponding primary key is called a(n) nstraint Selected Answer: referential Correct Answer: referential referential integrity

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Question 31 4 out of 4 points The language used to define databases, their structrues and to get data out of the database is called __________. Selected Answer: structured query language Correct Answer: SQL Sequel Structured Query Language

Question 32 3 out of 3 points The key that has been designate the key of a relation f unctionally determines all the other attributes in the relation Selected Answer: primary Correct Answer: primary

Question 33 3 out of 3 points A(n) is a unique, numeric value that is appended to the relation to serve as the primary key. Selected Answer: surrogate Correct Answer: surrogate surrogate key

Question 34 3 out of 3 points (Extra credit) The recognized author of the Relational model is _______________. Selected Answer: Edgar Frank Codd Correct Answer: Codd E.F. Codd Edgar Frank Codd Edgar Codd E. F. Codd

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