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Test: Section 2 Quiz

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Section 2 Quiz
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1. The transformation from an ER diagram to a physical design involves
changing terminology. Primary Unique Identifiers in the ER diagram become
__________ and relationships become ____________.

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Primary keys, Foreign keys (*)


Foreign keys, Primary keys
Unique Keys, Primary keys
Foreign keys, mandatory business rules
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2. In a physical data model, a relationship is represented as a combination of:
(Choose Two)

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Foreign Key (*)
Primary Key or Unique Key (*)
Check Constraint or Unique Key
Column
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3. In a physical data model, an attribute is represented as a/an

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Instance
Column (*)
Foreign Key
Row
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4. Flat file databases avoids data duplication. True or False?

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True
False (*)
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5. What does single table refer to? (Choose Two)

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A type of database storage method where all of the data elements are
stored on top of each other.
A fully-relational database system like Microsoft's SQL Server or Oracle's
database systems.
Non-relational systems that typically store each table and index in
separate files and often do not support the SQL language. (*)
A database where all of the data is stored in one large table. (*)
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Test: Section 2 Quiz


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Section 2 Quiz
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6. Unique Identifier has a NULL value for each instance of the entity for the
lifetime of the instance. True or False

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True
False (*)
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7. What is the purpose of a Unique Identifier?

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To identify one unique instance of an entity by using one or more
attributes and/or relationships. (*)
To identify a specific row within a table, using one or more columns
and/or foreign keys.
Create an entity that is unlike any other entity aside from itself.
To uniquely determine a table and columns within that table.
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8. Many reasons exist for creating a conceptual model. Choose three
appropriate reasons from the options below.
(Choose 3)

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They model functional and informational needs. (*)
They capture the implementation details of the physical model.
They capture current and future needs. (*)
They accurately describe what a physical model will contain. (*)
They model the information flow of data.
Incorrect. Refer to Section 2 Lesson 3.
9. Data models are drawn to show users the actual Data that their new system
will contain; only Data listed on the Diagram can be entered into the
Database. True or False?

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True (*)
False
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10. Which of the following are reasons we create conceptual models?

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It facilitates discussion; a picture is worth a thousand words


It forms important ideal system documentation
It takes into account government regulations and laws

It forms a sound basis for physical database design


All of the above (*)
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Test: Section 2 Quiz
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Section 2 Quiz
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11. A barred relationship is mapped to a primary-key column on the many side,
just like any other M:1 relationship.

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True
False (*)
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12. One-to-One relationships are transformed into Foreign Keys in the tables
created at either end of that relationship. True or False?

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True
False (*)
Incorrect. Refer to Section 2 Lesson 6.
13. In the relational model, data is organized in two-dimensional tables called
___________.

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Relations (*)
Field
Row
Tuples
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14. Each column in a relation is called an entity. True or False?

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True
False (*)
Incorrect. Refer to Section 2 Lesson 2.
15. In the relational model, relationships between relations or tables are created
by using?

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Foreign Keys (*)


Primary Keys
Composite Keys
Candidate Keys
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