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If every non-key attribute is functionally dependent on the primary key, then the relation will be in Option A: 1NF Option B: 2NF Option C: 3NF Option D: 4NF Correct Answer: C Which of the following is record based logical model? Option A: Object-oriented model Option B: Relational Model Option C: Entity Relationship Model Option D: None Of These Correct Answer: B In an E-R diagram ellipses represent Option A: Entity sets Option B: Relationship among entity sets Option C: Attributes Option D: Link in attributes & entity sets Correct Answer: C The set of permitted values for each attribute is called its Option A: attribute set Option B: attribute range Option C: group Option D: domain Correct Answer: D Relations produced from an E-R model will always be in Option A: 1NF Option B: 2NF Option C: 3NF Option D: 4NF Correct Answer: C E-R modeling technique is a Option A: Top-down approach Option B: Bottom-up approach Option C: Left-right approach Option D: None of above Correct Answer: A

Redundancy is dangerous as it is a potential threat to data Option A: Integrity Option B: Consistency Option C: Both Option D: None Correct Answer: C Who of the following is more concerned about the conceptual level of the DBMS Option A: DBA Option B: The end user Option C: The Systems programmer Option D: Client Correct Answer: A An Attribute of one table matching the primary key of another table is called as Option A: Foreign key Option B: Secondary key Option C: Candidate key Option D: Composite Key Correct Answer: A If a relation is in BCNF, then it is also in Option A: 1NF Option B: 2NF Option C: 3NF Option D: All of above Correct Answer: C The way a particular application views the data from the database that the application uses is a Option A: Module Option B: Relational Model Option C: Schema Option D: Sub Schema Correct Answer: D Locking can not be used for Option A: Deadlock Option B: Lost Update Option C: Uncommitted dependency Option D: Inconsistent data Correct Answer: A

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In relation Model Column is referred to as Option A: Tuple Option B: Entity Option C: Degree Option D: Attribute Correct Answer: D ER Model Comes under Option A: Physical data Model Option B: Record based logical Model Option C: Object based logical Model Option D: All of above Correct Answer: C Which of the following is the problem of file management system? Option A: Lack of data independence Option B: Data redundancy Option C: Update Option D: All of above Correct Answer: D Which of the following is a relational database Option A: 4th Dimensions Option B: FoxPro Option C: dbase-IV Option D: All of the above Correct Answer: D The Index consists of Option A: A list of keys Option B: Pointers to the master list Option C: Both (a) & (b) Option D: None of above Correct Answer: C Report generators are used to Option A: Store data input by a user Option B: retrieve information from files Option C: Answer queries Option D: Both (b) & (c) Correct Answer: D In a relational schema. each tuple is divided into fields called Option A: Relations Option B: Domains Option C: Queries Option D: None of above Correct Answer: B The set of permitted values for each attribute is called its Option A: Attribute set Option B: Attribute range Option C: Domain Option D: Group Correct Answer: Which of the following is not the characteristics of a relational database model ? Option A: Tables Option B: Treelike structures Option C: Complex logical relationship Option D: Records Correct Answer: B A table consists of Option A: Fields & columns Option B: Rows & columns Option C: Rows & cells Option D: None of above Correct Answer: B A large computer information system maintains many different computer files. Which file is perpetual file Option A: Log File Option B: Master File Option C: Specialized File Option D: Update file Correct Answer: B Which command is used to remove a table or index from the database in SQL? Option A: Delete table Option B: Drop table Option C: Erase table Option D: None of above Correct Answer: B The modify operation is likely to be done after Option A: Delete Option B: Look-up Courtesy Owais Ahmed .

audio and video? Option A: Transaction database Option B: Graphics database Option C: Video on demand database Option D: Multimedia database Correct Answer: D An entry in a telephone book can be compared to a Option A: Database Option B: Record Option C: File Option D: Field Correct Answer: B A data dictionary does not provide information about Option A: Where data is located Option B: Who owns it Option C: Size of disk storage device Option D: How the data is used Correct Answer: C Data item characteristics that are important in data management include Option A: Width Option B: Language Option C: Spelling Option D: All of above Correct Answer: A Courtesy Owais Ahmed .Option C: Insert Option D: None of above Correct Answer: B Which of the following contains complete record of all activity that affect the contents of a database Option A: Transaction Log Option B: Query Language Option C: Report Writer Option D: Data Manipulation Language Correct Answer: A The logical data structure with one to many relationship is a Option A: Network Option B: Tree Option C: Chain Option D: All of above Correct Answer: D The command used to select only one copy of each set of duplicable rows Option A: Select Distant Option B: Select Unique Option C: Select Different Option D: None of above Correct Answer: A Which of the following is at highest level in the hierarchy of data organization? Option A: Data Record Option B: Data File Option C: Database Option D: Data Bank Correct Answer: C The model for a record management system might be Option A: Business Form Option B: Handwritten list Option C: A rolodex card fill Option D: All of above Correct Answer: D In a multi-user database. they are prevented by Option A: Jamming Option B: Password Option C: Documentation Option D: Record lock Correct Answer: D The distinguishable parts of a record are called Option A: Data Option B: Files Option C: Fields Option D: All of above Correct Answer: C Embedded pointers provide Option A: An inverted index Option B: A secondary access path Option C: A physical record key Option D: All of above Correct Answer: B Which database handles full text data. if two user wish to update the same record at the same time. image.

Data security threat include Option A: Privacy invasion Option B: Hardware failure Option C: Fraudulent manipulation of data Option D: All of above Correct Answer: A A schema describes Option A: Record & files Option B: Data elements Option C: Record relationships Option D: All of the above Correct Answer: D Which language is used by most of DBMS's for helping their users to access data? Option A: 4GL Option B: SQL Option C: Query languages Option D: HLL Correct Answer: C What is a DATABLOCK? Option A: Set of Extents Option B: Set of Segments Option C: Smallest Database storage unit Option D: None of the above Correct Answer: C A Transaction ends Option A: Only when it is Committed Option B: Only when it is Rolledback Option C: Rolledback When it is Committed or Option B: Fetch the Cursor Option C: Close the Cursor Option D: None of the above Correct Answer: D Which of the following is TRUE for the SYSTEM VARIABLE $$date$$? Option A: Can be assigned to a global variable Option B: Can be assigned to any field only during design time Option C: Can be assigned to any variable or field during run time Option D: None of the above Correct Answer: B Which of the following packaged procedure is UNRESTRICTED ? Option A: CALL_INPUT Option B: CLEAR_BLOCK Option C: EXECUTE_QUERY Option D: USER_EXIT Correct Answer: D What is SQL*FORMS? Option A: SQL*FORMS is a 4GL tool for developing & executing Oracle based interactive applications Option B: SQL*FORMS is a 3GL tool for connecting to the Database Option C: SQL*FORMS is a reporting tool Option D: None of the above. Correct Answer: A The packaged procedure that makes data in form permanent in the Database is Option A: Post Option B: Post form Option C: Commit form Option D: None of the above Correct Answer: C For the following statements which is true? (1) Page is an object owned by a form. (2) Pages are a collection of display information such as constant text and graphics. Option A: Only 1 is true Option B: Only 2 is true Option D: None of the above Correct Answer: C A Database Procedure is stored in the Database? Option A: In compiled form Option B: As source code Option C: Both A & B Option D: Not stored Correct Answer: C What does a COMMIT statement do to a CURSOR? Option A: Open the Cursor Courtesy Owais Ahmed .

CURSOR_FIELD Correct Answer: C Why is it better to use an INTEGRITY CONSTRAINT to validate data in a table than to use a STORED PROCEDURE ? Option A: Because an integrity constraint is automatically checked while data is inserted into or updated in a Option B: Because the stored procedure occupies more space in the database than a integrity constraint definit Option C: Because a stored procedure creates more network traffic than a integrity constraint definition Option D: None of the above Correct Answer: A In a CLIENT/SERVER environment . pages.LAST_RECORD Option B: SYSTEM. Option A: Only 1 is true Option B: Only 2 is true Option C: Both 1 & 2 are true Option D: Both 1 & 2 are false Correct Answer: A Size of Tablespace can be increased by? Option A: Increasing the size of one of the Datafiles Option B: Adding one or more Datafiles Option C: Cannot be increased Option D: None of the above Correct Answer: B A FORM is made up of which of the following objects? Option A: Block.0? Option A: FMB & FMX Option B: FMR & FDX Option C: INP & FRM Option D: None of the above Correct Answer: C What is a trigger? Option A: A piece of logic written in PL/SQL Option B: Executed at the arrival of a SQL*FORMS event Option C: Both A & B Option D: None of the above Correct Answer: C Which of the following is TRUE for a ERASE packaged procedure (1) ERASE removes an indicated Global variable & releases the memory associated with it. (2) A field with the ENFORCE KEY characteristic should have the INPUT ALLOWED characteristic turned off. pages only Option C: Blocks.CURSOR_RECORD Option C: SYSTEM. Option A: Only 1 is true Option B: Only 2 is true Option C: Both 1 & 2 are true Option D: Both 1 & 2 are false Correct Answer: A The system variable that records the select statement that SQL * FORMS most recently used to populate a block is Option A: SYSTEM. (2) ERASE is used to remove a field from a page. triggers and form level procedures Option D: Only blocks Correct Answer: C Which of the following is TRUE for the ENFORCE KEY field? (1) ENFORCE KEY field characteristic indicates the source of the value that SQL*FORMS uses to populate the field.LAST_QUERY Option D: SYSTEM. fields only Option B: Blocks. fields. which of the following would not be done at the client ? Option A: User interface part Option B: Data validation at entry line Option C: Responding to user events Option D: None of the above Correct Answer: D Which of the following is advantage of GUI systems ? Option A: Intuitive and easy to use not an Courtesy Owais Ahmed . fields.Option C: Both 1 & 2 are true Option D: Both 1 & 2 are false Correct Answer: B Name the two files that are created when you generate a form using Forms 3.

edit and print document ? Option A: Spread sheet Option B: Desktop publishing Option C: UNIX Option D: Work processing Correct Answer: D The computer system of a computer serves as a software interface between the user and: Option A: hardware Option B: peripheral Option C: memory Courtesy Owais Ahmed . The number of indexes necessary to provide complete indexing for a file defined on 4 fields: Option A: 8 Option B: 6 Option C: 16 Option D: 10 Correct Answer: B The file organization technique which provides a very fast direct access is: Option A: Inverted organization Option B: Regular organization Option C: Multilist organization Option D: Hashed organization Correct Answer: D The simplest file organization technique is the __________ Option A: Inverted organization Option B: Multilist organization Option C: Regular organization Option D: Hierarchical organization Correct Answer: C Option C: GUI's provide more interface objects for a developer Option D: None of the above Correct Answer: D Which of the following is not an reason for the fact that most of the processing is done at the server? Option A: To reduce network traffic Option B: For application sharing Option C: To implement business rules centrally Option D: None of the above Correct Answer: D translator which reads an entire programme written in high level language and converts it into machine language code is: Option A: assembler Option B: translator Option C: compiler Option D: system software Correct Answer: C Which of the following system software does the job of merging the records from two files into one ? Option A: Security software Option B: Utility program Option C: Networking software Option D: Documentation system Correct Answer: B Which of the following types of software should you if you often need to create.Option B: GUI's can display applications in multiple windows multiple user Option D: screen Correct Answer: A what is the name of the technique in Which the operating system of a computer executes several programs concurrently by switching back and forth between them ? Option A: Partitioning Option B: Multitasking Option C: Windowing Option D: Paging Correct Answer: C What is the name of the given to the organized collection of software that controls the overall operation of a computer ? Option A: Working system Option B: Peripheral system Option C: Operating system Option D: None of the above Correct Answer: C Complete indexing is defined as an index existing for every distinct field combination in the indexed file.

The file organization technique which includes an index on every secondary field is Option A: Inverted organization Option B: Multilist organization Option C: Regular organization Option D: Hierarchical organization Correct Answer: A Periodically adding. changing deleting file records is called file: Option A: updating Option B: upgrading Option C: restructuring Option D: renewing Correct Answer: A The function of a database is: Option A: to check all input data Option B: to check all spelling Option C: to collect and organize input data Option D: to output data Correct Answer: C A number of related records that are treated as a unit is called: Option A: file Option B: field Option C: data Option D: batch Correct Answer: A The highest level in the hierarchy of data organization is called: Option A: data link Option B: data base Option C: data file Option D: data record Correct Answer: B A scheme describes: Option A: data elements Option B: records and files Option C: record relationships Option D: all of the above Correct Answer: D Embedded Pointer Provide: Option A: a secondary access path and Option B: a physical record key Option C: an inverted index Option D: all of the above Correct Answer: A Which of the following is true of a network structure ? Option A: It is a physical representation on the data Option B: It relationship allows a many-to many Option C: It is conceptually simple Option D: It will be dominant data base of the future Correct Answer: B Which of the following is not a logical data-base structure: Option A: tree Option B: relational Option C: network Option D: chain Correct Answer: A The database environment has all of the following components except : Option A: users Option B: separate files Option C: database Option D: data-base administrator Correct Answer: B Which of the following relational database ? Option A: dBASE 1V Option B: 4th dimension Option C: Fox Pro Option D: Reflex Correct Answer: D is not a Courtesy Owais Ahmed .