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Quiz-1

Data Warehousing and Data Mining

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1. Data scrubbing is which of the following? A. A process to reject data from the data warehouse and to create the necessary indexes B. A process to load the data in the data warehouse and to create the necessary indexes C. A process to upgrade the quality of data after it is moved into a data warehouse D. A process to upgrade the quality of data before it is moved into a data warehouse 2. The following technology is not well-suited for data mining: A. Expert system technology B. Data visualization C. Technology limited to specific data types such as numeric data types D. Parallel architecture 3. Cube is a __________ entity containing values of a certain fact at a certain aggregation level at an intersection of a combination of dimensions. A. Logical B. Physical C. Analytical D. None of these 4.Which of the following features usually applies to data in a data warehouse? A. Data are often deleted B. Most applications consist of transactions C. Data are rarely deleted D. Relatively few records are processed by applications 5. Data in the data warehouse are loaded and refreshed from operational systems. A. True B. False 6. The @active data warehouse architecture includes which of the following? A. At least one data mart B. Data that can extracted from numerous internal and external sources C. Near real-time updates D. All of the above. 7. A goal of data mining includes which of the following? A. To explain some observed event or condition B. To confirm that data exists C. To analyze data for expected relationships D. To create a new data warehouse 8. An operational system is which of the following? A. A system that is used to run the business in real time and is based on historical data. B. A system that is used to run the business in real time and is based on current data. C. A system that is used to support decision making and is based on current data. D. A system that is used to support decision making and is based on historical data. 9. Joining is the process of partitioning data according to predefined criteria. A. True B. False 10. A data warehouse is which of the following? A. Can be updated by end users. B. Contains numerous naming conventions and formats. C. Organized around important subject areas. D. Contains only current data.

The following is true of three-tier data warehouses: A. A process to change data from a summary level to a detailed level C. All of the above. A. A data mart becomes a data warehouse when it reaches a critical size 12. Fact B. Joining data from one source into various sources of data D. the data marts will keep on being updated from the data warehouse at periodic times B. A. False 17. Once created. All of the above 13. Data Replication C. Once created. True B. Data Imitation 20. Cube 16. Periodic data are data that are physically altered once added to the store. Separating data from one source into various sources of data . Data Coherency D. 15. Completely normalized. A. True B. True B. The data marts are different groups of tables in the data warehouse D. False 14. Partially denoralized C. Partially normalized 18. Atomic B. Helper D. Grain is the ________ level of data stored in the warehouse. Fact tables are which of the following? A. Dimension C. operational data stores. Data Manipulation B. Data that can extracted from numerous internal and external sources C. Near real-time updates D. Completely denoralized B. A. Data transformation includes which of the following? A. and therefore is generally used in operational systems. A process to change data from a detailed level to a summary level B. no: 11. Aggregated D.Quiz-1 Data Warehousing and Data Mining Reg. Star schema is suited to online transaction processing. Data scrubbing can help upgrade data quality. the data marts will directly receive their new data from the operational databases C. The generic two-level data warehouse architecture includes which of the following? A. At least one data mart B. The need to synchronize data upon update is called A. A snowflake schema is which of the following types of tables? A. Summarized C. D. it is not a long-term solution to the data quality problem. False 19. or an EDW.

Capturing a subset of the data contained in various operational systems C. False 27. It typically requires more disk storage C. Capturing all of the data contained in various operational systems B. Data Loading C. True B. Updates to dimension tables may occur at different times than the fact table C. C. Operational Data is one source of data ina Data Warehouse. Physical data model C. None of the above 25. D. Data Extraction B. Operational Data is transformed before its placed in a Data Warehouse. Data Capture is one of the challenging technical issues in _____________ A. Reconciled data is which of the following? A. C. Current data intended to be the single source for all decision support systems. None of these 29. Conceptual data model D. A. Capturing all of the data contained in various decision support systems D. Data stored in the various operational systems throughout the organization. A. Which of the following statements is not true about refreshing a data warehouse: A. Data stored in one operational system in the organization. It typically requires less disk storage B. Independent data marts are often created because an organization focuses on a series of short-term business objectives. True B. It is a process of managing timing differences between the updating of data sources and the related data warehouse objects B. The goal of star schema design is to simplify ________ A. Data that has been selected and formatted for end-user support applications 24. True B. Data in operational systems are typically fragmented and inconsistent. Increasing the size of a dimension is difficult 30. D. Which of the following is NOT a definition of Operational Data? A. False 23. Data Cleansing 22. The data warehouse administrator has more control over the load time lag than the valid time lag D. False . A. no: 21. B. Capturing a subset of the data contained in various decision support systems 28. B. What is true of the multidimensional model? A. Most operational systems are based on the use of transient data.Quiz-1 Data Warehousing and Data Mining Reg. The extract process is which of the following? A. Typical business queries requiring aggregate functions take more time D. Operational Data is non-volatile 26. Logical data model B. Operational Data represents a point-in-time view of the business. Data Transformation D.

True B. Successful data warehousing requires that a formal program in total quality management (TQM) be implemented. A. and therefore is generally used in operational systems. Converts data from multiple fields into one field C. Star schema is suited to online transaction processing. All of the above 36. no: 31. Physical C. One-to-many D. Completely demoralized B. One-to-one C. False 37. Converts data from multiple fields into multiple fields D. Logical B. All of the above. Converts data from one field into multiple fields B. Transient data is which of the following? A. Analytical D. False 35. False 33. Completely normalized. A multifield transformation does which of the following? A. All of the above 38. Fact tables are which of the following? A. A data mart is designed to optimize the performance for well-defined and predicable uses. Data in which changes to existing records do not cause the previous version of the records to be eliminated C. The operational data are used as a source for the data warehouse D. Cube is a __________ entity containing values of a certain fact at a certain aggregation level at an intersection of a combination of dimensions. False 39. Many-to-many B. D. Partially de-normalized C. A.Quiz-1 Data Warehousing and Data Mining Reg. operational data stores. True B. 32. Data that are never altered or deleted once they have been added D. The data warehouse is used as a source for the operational data C. Partially normalized 40. True B. None of these . The data warehouse consists of data marts and operational data B. Data in which changes to existing records cause the previous version of the records to be eliminated B. A. A star schema has what type of relationship between a dimension and fact table? A. or an EDW. True B. A. Data that are never deleted once they have been added 34. Normalization effects performance A. Which of the following statement is true? A.