Oracle Academy - Mid Term Semester 1

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1. Users with detailed business knowledge can provide input to the Database Development Process? True or False? - True (*) - False 2. Consider your school library. It will have a database with transaction details of which student borrows which books. Is a record of one student borrowing one book Data or Information? - Data (*) - Information - Both - Neither 3. Oracle Database Software provides which of the following functionality? (Choose two) - Graphical User Interface (*) - Internet Browser - Server (*) - Operating System 4. The main subject areas taught by the Oracle Academy are: - Computer Repairs - Database performance tuning. - Data Modeling, SQL and PL/SQL (*) - Systems programming and computer architecture

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5. Attributes have Instances. True or False? - True - False (*)

6. Data modelling is performed for the following reasons: (Choose Two) - The ERD's becomes a blueprint for designing the actual system. (*) - It helps discussions and reviews. (*) - We do not need datamodels, we can just start coding right away. - We just draw the ERD's to please the users, once they are finished we never look at them again. They serve no purpose in the real world. 7. All of the following would be instances of the entity ANIMAL SPECIES except which? - Dog - Bird - Elephant - Leaf (*)

8. Volatile entities have special requirements and need special attention when you are doing data modelling. True or False?

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False on e.True (*) . The entity/relationship model is created before the physical database design model? True or False? . Matrix Diagrams are used to verify an ERD.False 16. . Which symbol is used to show that a particular attribute is mandatory? . An entity can have many Unique Identifiers.TRANSPORTATION METHOD: Car (*) . Select the answers that are ENTITY: Instance..Relationship-ish .True (*) .b 12. True or False? . (*) . True or False? .ANIMAL: Dog (*) .True (*) .BODY PART: Larry Ellison co m . 11. Relationships represents something of significance to the business.Ensures we know what data to store and how that data works together.Gibberish .False 10.All of the Above.MEAT PRODUCT: Lettuce .* (*) -o -# -& Sectiunea 4 17.Ensures nothing. True or False? .False 15. . There are no benefits to be gained from documenting your Structural Business Rules. We need to concentrate on the Procedural Business Rules only.Entity-ish log Sectiunea 3 sp ot.False 14.False 9.True (*) .Ensures we know what Information to store and how that Information works together. All of the following are examples of ENTITY: Instance except two. htt p:/ /av ail ab lez 13. (Choose Two) . Relationship Degree/Cardinality is important.ERDish (*) .True (*) . When reading an ERD including Relationships you are said to be speaking: .True (*) . True or False? . Why is it important to identify and document structural rules? .

True or False? . . /av ail 24. 20.We need to trust our customers. When creating entities you must follow these rules: (Choose Two) .False (*) Sectiunea 5 26.An attribute that is not be inherited from the PERSON supertype and is unique to the TEACHER subtype 21.Subtype entities may not have relationships to the other subtype entities.Redundant or Required (*) htt p:/ 25. The "Other" subtype is mandatory. "Only teachers may supervise exams" is an example of which of the following? .True . If two entities have two relationships between them. .Name them in Plural . All instances of the supertype must be an instance of one of the subtypes. and we know they will pay some day.A structural business rule .Hiring a programmer to create additional programming code to verify no goods are shipped until the account has been settled in full. A business rule such as "We only ship goods after customers have completely paid any outstanding balances on their account" is best enforced by: .Exclude Attributes . True or False? . Intersection Entities often have the relationships participating in the UID. these relationships can be either _____________ or _____________ ? . . True or False? -True (*) -False .An attribute that should be stored on the PERSON entity .Include Attributes (*) on e.18.Making the payment attribute optional. True or False? .False 22.False 27. (*) co m 19.Making the payment attribute null.True . (*) . .A procedural business rule (*) . so the relationships are often barred.False (*) ab lez 23. All instances of a subtype may be an instance of the supertype but does not have to. Which of the following is true about subtypes? . . True or False? .True (*) . only the supertype itself.Name them in Singular (*) .One instance may belong to two subtypes of the same supertype.Subtypes must be mutually exclusive.Subtypes must not be mutually exclusive.b log sp ot.True (*) . Business rules are important to data modelers.

Optional . It is important to have them documented as M-M.Non-Transferrable (*) log sp ot.False (*) 38.True (*) .False 29..b 31.True .You cannot model that. Normalizing an Entity to 1st Normal Form is done by removing repeated or redundant attributes.Transferrable .Something that each Entity should have. True or False? . True or False? .By including the UID from the parent entity as an attribute in the entity . it is said to be: .True (*) .By reporting it in an external document .True .False 34.False 35.Resourced and Really Good . as long as you get it onto the ERD your job is done. As a database designer you do not need to worry about where in the datamodel you store a particular attribute. Many to many relationships must be left in the Model.True . True or False? . True or False? . 32.Mandatory . 30. No parts of an UID are mandatory.True (*) . independent of their datatype htt p:/ /av ail ab lez on e. The is no limit to how may UID's an entity can have. Primary UIDs are: . True or False? . If a relationship can NOT be moved between instances of the entities it connects.Useful as an alternative means of identifying instances of an entity.Replicated or Required . A relationship can be both Recursive and Hierachal at the same time. Relationships can be Redundant. How do you include a relationship as part of the UID for an entity? . Any Non-UID must be dependant on the entire UID. True or False? . True or False? .True .False (*) 33. True or False? .True (*) .False 36.False (*) co m .By barring the relationship in question (*) .Redundant and Replicated 28. but is not mandatory .False (*) 37.

If you are doing a system for any French City.One to Many .Sameness . if the borders of a country change. Modeling historical data can produce a unique identifier that always excludes dates.Many to Many 42. (*) . (*) .False (*) p:/ /av ail ab lez on e.True .True (*) . This entity is NOT in 3rd Normal Form ("no non-UID attribute can be dependent on another nonUID attribute). . . Consider the entity ADDRESS with the attributes: ADDRESS: # House Number * Street * Town * City * Year of Build o City Population 41.Some to None (*) .Cites may change their name and/or which country they are placed in.False 44. Which of the following would be a logical constraint when modeling time for a City entity? .Mandatory in data modeling (*) .One to One . Arcs are used to visually represent _________ between two or more relationships in an ERD. There is only one way to model time in a Data Model.Always comprised of numbers 39.True (*) .False co m .True . True or False? .Differences .False 46.People are born in the city and people die in the city.Inheritance sp ot. if the borders of a country change. You need to look smart and presentable. Which of the following is NOT a relationship type? .b log 40.Cites may change their name and/or which country they are placed in. True or False? . True or False? . you would need security clearance htt 45.True (*) .False (*) 43. True or False? . True or False? . Consultants often use their experience in ensuring projects stay on track and delivers within the timescales set out for the project.. Your apperance at a presentation is important.Exclusivity (*) .

htt p:/ /av ail ab lez on e. (*) .EMPLOYEE periods can overlap causing the database to crash.Use a Delivery Day entity.An ASSIGNMENT may only refer to an EMPLOYEE with a valid employee record at the Start Date of the ASSIGNMENT. where the price of postage is dependent on what day of the week goods are shipped.Dates must be stored with Time. True or False? .Email current price to all employees whenever the prices change.Allow them to enter whatever ever delivery charge they want.g. print out the current prices when they change and pin them on the company noticeboard. When you add the concept of time to your data model.Update the prices in the system.End Date must be before the Start Date. log sp ot. What would be the best way to model this? . So shipping is more expensive if the customer wants a delivery to take place on a Saturday or Sunday. . co m . Which of the following is a logical constraint that could result from considering how time impacts an example of data storage? .False 49. . they get a new Mayor 47. You are doing a data model for a computer sales company. .True (*) . which holds prices against week days. True or False? .True (*) . and ensure the we also have an attribute for the Requested Delivery Day in the Order Entity.You need a constant record of cities because they are still cities.b 50. Modeling historical data is Optional. . (*) . your model becomes more complex. even if leadership changes over time.False 48. e..

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