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1.

Business rules help you understand the standardization procedure an


organization follows when handling huge data. Mark for Review
(1) Points

True (*)

False

Correct Correct

2. Business rules are used to understand business processes, and the


nature, role, and scope of the data. Mark for Review
(1) Points

True (*)

False

Correct Correct

3. In a network database model the data is organized into a tree-


like structure and to retrieve data the whole tree needs to be traversed starting
from the root node. Mark for Review
(1) Points

True

False (*)

Incorrect Incorrect. Refer to Section 1 Lesson 3.

4. In the relational database model, each table name must be unique.


The column names in the table must be unique too. You can have two different tables
that have column names that are similar. Mark for Review
(1) Points

True (*)

False
Incorrect Incorrect. Refer to Section 1 Lesson 3.

5. Physical data modeling is the examination of a business and


business data in order to determine the structure of business information and the
rules that govern it. Mark for Review
(1) Points

True

False (*)

Incorrect Incorrect. Refer to Section 1 Lesson 3.


6. Data Integrity ensures the duplication of information. Mark for Review
(1) Points

True

False (*)

Incorrect Incorrect. Refer to Section 1 Lesson 4.

7. A row is called a record. Mark for Review


(1) Points

True (*)

False

Incorrect Incorrect. Refer to Section 1 Lesson 4.

8. In a relational database a table is referred to as .. Mark for


Review
(1) Points

Cardinality

Relation (*)

Attribute
None

Correct Correct

9. A DBMS comprises of the following elements:


(Choose 3) Mark for Review
(1) Points

(Choose all correct answers)

Kernel code (*)

Repository of metadata (*)

Query language (*)

Client

Correct Correct

10. Information can be defined as facts from which you can deduce new
facts Mark for Review
(1) Points

True

False (*)

Incorrect Incorrect. Refer to Section 1 Lesson 2.


11. The market for IT professionals is still increasing and will continue to do
so in the future as the world gets ever more dependent on computer systems. True or
False? Mark for Review
(1) Points

True (*)

False

Correct Correct
12. Once you have learned how to write programs and build systems,
you no longer need any input or involvement from any users as you are perfectly
capable of delivering the systems that businesses need and want. Mark for Review
(1) Points

True. Users delay the delivery of a system by changing their minds and adding
new requirements.

True. The only requirement for creating a perfect system is a perfect


programmer.

False. Business requirements can and will change. For instance new legal
requirements may arise. (*)

True. Users never know what they want anyway, so building systems is best
left to the professionals.

Correct Correct

13. A segment is a set of extents which have been allocated for a


specific type of data structure, and all are stored in the same tablespace. Mark
for Review
(1) Points

True (*)

False

Correct Correct

14. Oracle Database stores data logically in tablespaces and


physically in datafiles associated with the corresponding tablespace. Mark for
Review
(1) Points

True (*)

False

Incorrect Incorrect. Refer to Section 1 Lesson 5.

15. The smallest logical storage unit of a database is ... Mark


for Review
(1) Points

Data Blocks (*)

Extents

Segments

Tablespaces

Incorrect Incorrect. Refer to Section 1 Lesson 5.


1. A relational model describes a database in terms of tables, columns, and
joins between tables. Mark for Review
(1) Points

True (*)

False

Correct Correct

2. In a network database model the data is organized into a tree-


like structure and to retrieve data the whole tree needs to be traversed starting
from the root node. Mark for Review
(1) Points

True

False (*)

Incorrect Incorrect. Refer to Section 1 Lesson 3.

3. A flat file may contain many fields, often, with duplicate data
that are prone to data corruption. Mark for Review
(1) Points

True (*)

False
Correct Correct

4. The main subject areas taught by the Oracle Academy are: Mark
for Review
(1) Points

Data Modeling, SQL, and PL/SQL (*)

Computer Repairs

Systems programming and computer architecture

Database performance tuning

Correct Correct

5. The market for IT professionals is still increasing and will


continue to do so in the future as the world gets ever more dependent on computer
systems. True or False? Mark for Review
(1) Points

True (*)

False

Correct Correct
6. A database instance is a set of memory structures that manage database files.
Mark for Review
(1) Points

True (*)

False

Correct Correct

7. The smallest logical storage unit of a database is ... Mark


for Review
(1) Points
Data Blocks (*)

Segments

Extents

Tablespaces

Correct Correct

8. A database can be considered only from a physical storage


perspective. Mark for Review
(1) Points

True

False (*)

Correct Correct

9. The reason or drive for using databases rather than files has
been ...
(Choose 3) Mark for Review
(1) Points

(Choose all correct answers)

Availability of data to a diverse set of users (*)

Integration of data for easier access and modification for complex


transactions (*)

Reduced redundancy of data (*)

Use of blocks

Incorrect Incorrect. Refer to Section 1 Lesson 6.

10. Business rules help you understand the standardization procedure


an organization follows when handling huge data. Mark for Review
(1) Points

True (*)

False

Correct Correct
11. A row is called a record. Mark for Review
(1) Points

True (*)

False

Correct Correct

12. A relational database stores information in tables with rows and


columns. Mark for Review
(1) Points

True (*)

False

Correct Correct

13. By defining primary and foreign keys, you can ensure that the
integrity of the data in a table is maintained. Mark for Review
(1) Points

True (*)

False

Incorrect Incorrect. Refer to Section 1 Lesson 4.

14. A database interacts with the data and provides the following
facilities: Mark for Review
(1) Points
Retrieving

Inserting

Both (*)

Neither

Correct Correct

15. A DBMS comprises of the following elements:


(Choose 3) Mark for Review
(1) Points

(Choose all correct answers)

Kernel code (*)

Repository of metadata (*)

Query language (*)

Client

Correct Correct

QUIZ 2

1. Data modeling is performed for the following reasons: (Choose Two) Mark
for Review
(1) Points

(Choose all correct answers)

The ERD 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 draw an ERD solely to please the users; once completed, the ERD is never
referred to again as it serves no purpose in the real world.
Incorrect Incorrect. Refer to Section 2 Lesson 3.

2. A conceptual data model is converted using a Relational Data Base


Management System to which model? Mark for Review
(1) Points

External data model

Logical data model (*)

An entity-relation data model

Internal data model

Incorrect Incorrect. Refer to Section 2 Lesson 3.

3. Many reasons exist for creating a conceptual model. Choose three


appropriate reasons from the options below.
(Choose 3) Mark for Review
(1) Points

(Choose all correct answers)

They capture current and future needs. (*)

They model functional and informational needs. (*)

They accurately describe what a physical model will contain. (*)

They model the information flow of data.

They capture the implementation details of the physical model.

Incorrect Incorrect. Refer to Section 2 Lesson 3.

4. Primary Key can contain null values. Mark for Review


(1) Points

True
False (*)

Correct Correct

5. Unique Identifiers: Mark for Review


(1) Points

Distinguish one entity from another.

Distinguish nothing

Distinguish one instance of an entity from all other instances of that entity
(*)

Distinguish all entities in a database

Correct Correct
6. Which of the following are examples of e-businesses that use database
software?
(Choose 3) Mark for Review
(1) Points

(Choose all correct answers)

Online research paper

Online clothing store (*)

Online book store (*)

Online personal shopping service (*)

Online personal web page

Incorrect Incorrect. Refer to Section 2 Lesson 1.

7. Flat file databases avoids data duplication. True or False? Mark


for Review
(1) Points
True

False (*)

Incorrect Incorrect. Refer to Section 2 Lesson 1.

8. In the relational model, data is organized in two-dimensional


tables called relations. True or False? Mark for Review
(1) Points

True (*)

False

Correct Correct

9. Which of the following statements does not apply to relational


databases?
(Choose 1) Mark for Review
(1) Points

(Choose all correct answers)

Relational databases have a strong mathematical foundation.

Relational databases are simple to understand.

Tables are one of the basic components of relational databases

Relational databases have a strong procedural orientation (*)

Incorrect Incorrect. Refer to Section 2 Lesson 2.

10. In the relational model, data is organized in two-dimensional


tables called ___________. Mark for Review
(1) Points

Relations (*)

Row
Field

Tuples

Incorrect Incorrect. Refer to Section 2 Lesson 2.


11. In a physical data model, an attribute is represented as a/an Mark for
Review
(1) Points

Instance

Row

Foreign Key

Column (*)

Incorrect Incorrect. Refer to Section 2 Lesson 4.

12. The transformation from an ER diagram to a physical design


involves changing terminology. Secondary Unique Identifiers become Mark for
Review
(1) Points

Primary Key Constraints

Tables

Unique Constraints (*)

Columns

Incorrect Incorrect. Refer to Section 2Lesson 4.

13. Which of the following entities most likely contains invalid


attributes? Mark for Review
(1) Points

Entity: Home. Attributes: Number of Bedrooms, Owner, Address, Date Built


Entity: Mother. Attributes: Name, Birthdate, Occupation, Number of Children

Entity: Pet. Attributes: Name, Birthdate, Owner

Entity: Car. Attributes: Owner Occupation, Owner Salary, Speed (*)

Incorrect Incorrect. Refer to Section 2 Lesson 4.

14. A barred relationship is mapped to a primary-key column on the


many side, just like any other M:1 relationship. Mark for Review
(1) Points

True

False (*)

Incorrect Incorrect. Refer to Section 2 Lesson 6.

15. One-to-One relationships are transformed into Foreign Keys in the


tables created at either end of that relationship. True or False? Mark for
Review
(1) Points

True

False (*)

Incorrect Incorrect. Refer to Section 2 Lesson 6.


1. In a physical data model, a relationship is represented as a combination of:
(Choose Two) Mark for Review
(1) Points

(Choose all correct answers)

Check Constraint or Unique Key

Column

Foreign Key (*)


Primary Key or Unique Key (*)

Incorrect Incorrect. Refer to Section 2 Lesson 4.

2. Which of the following statements about attributes are true?


(Choose Two) Mark for Review
(1) Points

(Choose all correct answers)

They describe, qualify, quantify, classify, or specify an entity. (*)

They are often adjectives.

They must be single valued unless they belong to more than one entity.

They have a data type, such as number or character string. (*)

Incorrect Incorrect. Refer to Section 2 Lesson 4.

3. A/an _________ is a piece of information that in some way


describes an entity. It is a property of the entity and it quantifies, qualifies,
classifies, or specifies the entity. Mark for Review
(1) Points

Process

ERD

Attribute (*)

Table

Correct Correct

4. A table must have a primary key. True or False? Mark for Review
(1) Points

True
False (*)

Incorrect Incorrect. Refer to Section 2 Lesson 2.

5. In the relational model, data is organized in two-dimensional


tables called ___________. Mark for Review
(1) Points

Field

Relations (*)

Tuples

Row

Correct Correct
6. Each column in a relation is called an entity. True or False? Mark for
Review
(1) Points

True

False (*)

Correct Correct

7. A flat file database is a type of database that stores data in a


multiple tables. Mark for Review
(1) Points

True

False (*)

Correct Correct

8. Which of the following statements is true? Mark for Review


(1) Points
(Choose all correct answers)

Flat file database systems pay more attention to retrieving data and making
it accessible to the user, whereas relational databases spend more energy updating
indexes and data pointers.

Relational database systems are the main thrust behind SQL since it provides
the language elements needed to tie together the information in the database.

Relational systems pay more attention to retrieving data and making it


accessible to the user.

Both B and C (*)

Incorrect Incorrect. Refer to Section 2 Lesson 1.

9. Which of the following are reasons we create conceptual models?


Mark for Review
(1) Points

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 (*)

Incorrect Incorrect. Refer to Section 2 Lesson 3.

10. Entity names are always plural. Mark for Review


(1) Points

True

False (*)
Incorrect Incorrect. Refer to Section 2 Lesson 3.

11. A conceptual data model is converted using a


Relational Data Base Management System to which model? Mark for Review
(1) Points

Internal data model

An entity-relation data model

External data model

Logical data model (*)

Incorrect Incorrect. Refer to Section 2 Lesson 3.

12. What is the purpose of a Unique Identifier? Mark for Review


(1) Points

To uniquely determine a table and columns within that table.

Create an entity that is unlike any other entity aside from itself.

To identify a specific row within a table, using one or more columns and/or
foreign keys.

To identify one unique instance of an entity by using one or more attributes


and/or relationships. (*)

Incorrect Incorrect. Refer to Section 2 Lesson 5.

13. Unique Identifier has a NULL value for each instance of the
entity for the lifetime of the instance. True or False Mark for Review
(1) Points

True

False (*)

Incorrect Incorrect. Refer to Section 2 Lesson 5.


14. Relationships on an ERD can only be transformed into UIDs in the
physical model? True or False? Mark for Review
(1) Points

True

False (*)

Incorrect Incorrect. Refer to Section 2 Lesson 6.

15. One-to-One relationships are transformed into Foreign Keys in the


tables created at either end of that relationship. True or False? Mark for
Review
(1) Points

True

False (*)

Incorrect Incorrect. Refer to Section 2 Lesson 6.


1. 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? Mark for Review
(1) Points

True (*)

False

Correct Correct

2. Many reasons exist for creating a conceptual model. Choose three


appropriate reasons from the options below.
(Choose 3) Mark for Review
(1) Points

(Choose all correct answers)

They capture the implementation details of the physical model.

They accurately describe what a physical model will contain. (*)


They model functional and informational needs. (*)

They model the information flow of data.

They capture current and future needs. (*)

Correct Correct

3. A conceptual data model is converted using a Relational Data Base


Management System to which model? Mark for Review
(1) Points

External data model

Internal data model

An entity-relation data model

Logical data model (*)

Correct Correct

4. Each column in a relation is called an entity. True or False?


Mark for Review
(1) Points

True

False (*)

Correct Correct

5. Identify all of the incorrect statements that complete this


sentence: A primary key is...(Choose three) Mark for Review
(1) Points

(Choose all correct answers)

A set of columns in one table that uniquely identifies each row in another
table. (*)

Only one column that must be null. (*)

A single column that uniquely identifies each column in a table. (*)

One or more columns in a table that uniquely identifies each row in that
table.

Correct Correct
6. In the relational model, data is organized in two-dimensional tables called
relations. True or False? Mark for Review
(1) Points

True (*)

False

Correct Correct

7. What is the purpose of a Unique Identifier? Mark for Review


(1) Points

To identify one unique instance of an entity by using one or more attributes


and/or relationships. (*)

Create an entity that is unlike any other entity aside from itself.

To identify a specific row within a table, using one or more columns and/or
foreign keys.

To uniquely determine a table and columns within that table.

Correct Correct

8. Unique Identifier has a NULL value for each instance of the


entity for the lifetime of the instance. True or False Mark for Review
(1) Points

True
False (*)

Correct Correct

9. A/an _________ is a piece of information that in some way


describes an entity. It is a property of the entity and it quantifies, qualifies,
classifies, or specifies the entity. Mark for Review
(1) Points

Process

ERD

Table

Attribute (*)

Correct Correct

10. Which of the following entities most likely contains invalid


attributes? Mark for Review
(1) Points

Entity: Home. Attributes: Number of Bedrooms, Owner, Address, Date Built

Entity: Pet. Attributes: Name, Birthdate, Owner

Entity: Mother. Attributes: Name, Birthdate, Occupation, Number of Children

Entity: Car. Attributes: Owner Occupation, Owner Salary, Speed (*)

11. An entity may have which of the following? Mark


for Review
(1) Points

Experiences

Instances (*)

Tables
None of the above

Correct Correct

12. A barred relationship is mapped to a primary-key column on the


many side, just like any other M:1 relationship. Mark for Review
(1) Points

True

False (*)

Correct Correct

13. A foreign key is a column or combination of columns in one table


that uniquely identifies a row of another table. Mark for Review
(1) Points

True (*)

False

Correct Correct

14. What does single table refer to? (Choose Two) Mark for Review
(1) Points

(Choose all correct answers)

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. (*)
Incorrect Incorrect. Refer to Section 2 Lesson 1.

15. Which of the following are examples of e-businesses that use


database software?
(Choose 3) Mark for Review
(1) Points

(Choose all correct answers)

Online book store (*)

Online personal shopping service (*)

Online clothing store (*)

Online personal web page

Online research paper

Correct Correct
1. A new system would have a mixture of both Procedural and Structural Business
Rules as part of the documentation of that new system. True or False? Mark for
Review
(1) Points

True (*)

False

Correct Correct

2. Why is it important to identify and document structural rules?


Mark for Review
(1) Points

Ensures we know what data to store and how that data works together. (*)

Ensures nothing. There are no benefits to be gained from documenting your


Structural Business Rules. We need to concentrate on the Procedural Business Rules
only.

Ensures we know what processes are in place and how to program them.
All of the Above.

Correct Correct

3. 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? Mark for Review
(1) Points

True (*)

False

Correct Correct

4. Data modeling is performed for the following reasons: (Choose


Two) Mark for Review
(1) Points

(Choose all correct answers)

The ERD becomes a blueprint for designing the actual system. (*)

We do not need datamodels; we can just start coding right away.

We draw an ERD solely to please the users; once completed, the ERD is never
referred to again as it serves no purpose in the real world.

It helps discussions and reviews. (*)

Incorrect Incorrect. Refer to Section3Lesson 1.

5. Physical Model shows all table structures. True or False. Mark


for Review
(1) Points

True (*)

False
Correct Correct
6. All instances of the supertype must be an instance of one of the subtypes.
True or False? Mark for Review
(1) Points

True (*)

False

Incorrect Incorrect. Refer to Section 3 Lesson 3.

7. Which of the following are suitable Entity names? (Choose Two)


Mark for Review
(1) Points

(Choose all correct answers)

DOGS

DOG (*)

ANIMALS

ANIMAL (*)

Incorrect Incorrect. Refer to Section 3 Lesson 3.

8. A supertype can only have two subtypes and no more. True or


False? Mark for Review
(1) Points

True

False (*)

Incorrect Incorrect. Refer to Section 3 Lesson 3.

9. Which of the following is true about subtypes? Mark for Review


(1) Points
One instance of a supertype may belong to two subtypes.

Subtypes should not be exhaustive.

Subtypes must not be mutually exclusive.

Subtypes must be mutually exclusive. (*)

Incorrect Incorrect. Refer to Section 3 Lesson 3.

10. There is no limit to how many columns that can make up an


entity's UID. True or False? Mark for Review
(1) Points

True (*)

False

Correct Correct
11. All entities must be given a new artificial UID. True or False? Mark for
Review
(1) Points

True

False (*)

Correct Correct

12. The candidate UID that is chosen to identify an entity is called


the Primary UID; other candidate UIDs are called Secondary UIDs. Mark for Review
(1) Points

No, each Entity can only have one UID, the secondary one.

No, after UIDs are first sorted, the first one is called the Primary UID, the
second is the Secondary UID, etc.

No, it is not possible to have more than one UID for an Entity.
Yes, this is the way UID's are named. (*)

Incorrect Incorrect. Refer to Section 3 Lesson 5.

13. Which symbol is used to show that a particular attribute is


mandatory? Mark for Review
(1) Points

* (*)

&

Incorrect Incorrect. Refer to Section 3 Lesson 4.

14. Attributes that can be divided into smaller subparts are


called________________. Mark for Review
(1) Points

Composite Attribute (*)

Mandatory Attribute

Single Attribute

Volatile Attribute

Correct Correct

15. To identify an attribute as part of a unique identifier on an ER


diagram, the # symbol goes in front of it. True or False? Mark for Review
(1) Points

True (*)

False
Correct Correct
Entity names are always singular. True or False? Mark for Review
(1) Points

True (*)

False

Incorrect Incorrect. Refer to Section 3 Lesson 3.

2. Entity Boxes are drawn with 90 degree angles, also known as Hard
Boxes. True or False? Mark for Review
(1) Points

True

False (*)

Incorrect Incorrect. Refer to Section 3 Lesson 3.

3. A supertype can only have two subtypes and no more. True or


False? Mark for Review
(1) Points

True

False (*)

Correct Correct

4. Which of the following is true about subtypes? Mark for Review


(1) Points

One instance of a supertype may belong to two subtypes.

Subtypes must not be mutually exclusive.

Subtypes must be mutually exclusive. (*)


Subtypes should not be exhaustive.

Correct Correct

5. 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? Mark for Review
(1) Points

True (*)

False

Correct Correct

6. Data modeling is performed for the following reasons: (Choose


Two) Mark for Review
(1) Points

(Choose all correct answers)

We do not need datamodels; we can just start coding right away.

The ERD becomes a blueprint for designing the actual system. (*)

We draw an ERD solely to please the users; once completed, the ERD is never
referred to again as it serves no purpose in the real world.

It helps discussions and reviews. (*)

Correct Correct

7. Documenting Business Requirements helps developers control the


scope of the system and prevents users from claiming that the new system does not
meet their business requirements. True or False? Mark for Review
(1) Points

True (*)

False
Correct Correct

8. How would you model a business rule that states that girls and
boys may not attend classes together? Mark for Review
(1) Points

You cannot model this. You need to document it

Supertype STUDENT has two subtypes BOY and GIRL which are each related to
GENDER which is related to CLASS (*)

Make the attribute Gender mandatory

Use a supertype

Correct Correct

9. A new system would have a mixture of both Procedural and


Structural Business Rules as part of the documentation of that new system. True or
False? Mark for Review
(1) Points

True (*)

False

Correct Correct

10. All the Attributes in a system are just written on the ERD, and
they all go in the Top Left Hand Corner of the paper. True or False? Mark for
Review
(1) Points

True

False (*)

Incorrect Incorrect. Refer to Section 3 Lesson 4.


11. To identify an attribute as part of a unique identifier on an ER diagram, the
# symbol goes in front of it. True or False? Mark for Review
(1) Points

True (*)

False

Correct Correct

12. Attributes have Instances. True or False? Mark for Review


(1) Points

True

False (*)

Incorrect Incorrect. Refer to Section 3 Lesson 4.

13. People are not born with "numbers", but a lot of systems assign
student numbers, customer IDs, etc. ᅠ A shoe has a color, a size, a style, but may
not have a descriptive "number". So, to be able to uniquely and efficiently
identify one instance of the entity SHOE, a/an ______________ UID can be created.
Mark for Review
(1) Points

Unrealistic

Identification

Artificial (*)

Structured

Incorrect Incorrect. Refer to Section 3 Lesson 5.

14. All entities must be given a new artificial UID. True or False?
Mark for Review
(1) Points

True
False (*)

Correct Correct

15. A unique identifier must be made up of more than one attribute.


True or False? Mark for Review
(1) Points

True

False (*)

Incorrect Incorrect. Refer to Section 3 Lesson 5.


1. People are not born with "numbers", but a lot of systems assign student
numbers, customer IDs, etc. ᅠ A shoe has a color, a size, a style, but may not have
a descriptive "number". So, to be able to uniquely and efficiently identify one
instance of the entity SHOE, a/an ______________ UID can be created. Mark for
Review
(1) Points

Artificial (*)

Identification

Unrealistic

Structured

Correct Correct

2. The candidate UID that is chosen to identify an entity is called


the Primary UID; other candidate UIDs are called Secondary UIDs. Mark for Review
(1) Points

No, each Entity can only have one UID, the secondary one.

No, after UIDs are first sorted, the first one is called the Primary UID, the
second is the Secondary UID, etc.

No, it is not possible to have more than one UID for an Entity.
Yes, this is the way UID's are named. (*)

Correct Correct

3. A unique identifier must be made up of more than one attribute.


True or False? Mark for Review
(1) Points

True

False (*)

Correct Correct

4. The Physical Model is derived from the Conceptual Model. True or


False? Mark for Review
(1) Points

True (*)

False

Incorrect Incorrect. Refer to Section 3 Lesson 1.

5. 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? Mark for Review
(1) Points

True (*)

False

Correct Correct
6. An ERD is an example of a Physical Model. True or False? Mark for Review
(1) Points

True

False (*)
Incorrect Incorrect. Refer to Section 3 Lesson 1.

7. A supertype can only have two subtypes and no more. True or


False? Mark for Review
(1) Points

True

False (*)

Correct Correct

8. You can only create relationships to a Supertype, not to a


Subtype. True or False? Mark for Review
(1) Points

True

False (*)

Incorrect Incorrect. Refer to Section 3 Lesson 3.

9. Entity Boxes are drawn with 90 degree angles, also known as Hard
Boxes. True or False? Mark for Review
(1) Points

True

False (*)

Correct Correct

10. The "Other" subtype is mandatory. True or False? Mark for


Review
(1) Points

True
False (*)

Correct Correct
11. "Only teachers may supervise exams" is an example of which of the following?
Mark for Review
(1) Points

A structural business rule

An attribute that should be stored on the PERSON entity

A procedural business rule (*)

An attribute that is not be inherited from the PERSON supertype and is unique
to the TEACHER subtype

Incorrect Incorrect. Refer to Section 3 Lesson 2.

12. A business rule such as "We only ship goods after customers have
completely paid any outstanding balances on their account" is best enforced by:
Mark for Review
(1) Points

We need to trust our customers, and we know they will pay some day.

Hiring a programmer to create additional programming code to verify no goods


are shipped until the account has been settled in full. (*)

Making the payment attribute optional.

Making the payment attribute null.

Correct Correct

13. Which symbol is used to show that a particular attribute is


mandatory? Mark for Review
(1) Points

&

#
* (*)

Correct Correct

14. Attributes have Instances. True or False? Mark for Review


(1) Points

True

False (*)

Correct Correct

15. To identify an attribute as part of a unique identifier on an ER


diagram, the # symbol goes in front of it. True or False? Mark for Review
(1) Points

True (*)

False

Correct Correct

1. An entity without repeated values is said to be in 1st Normal


Form. True or False? Mark for Review
(1) Points

True (*)

False

Correct Correct

2. The Rule of 3rd Normal Form states that No Non-UID attribute can
be dependent on another non-UID attribute. True or False? Mark for Review
(1) Points
True (*)

False

Correct Correct

3. A table is in 2NF if the table is in 1NF and what other condition


is met? Mark for Review
(1) Points

There are no null values in primary key fields.

There are no attributes that are not functionally dependent on the relation's
primary key. (*)

There are no functional dependencies.

There are no repeating groups.

Incorrect Incorrect. Refer to Section 3 Lesson 9.

4. A non-transferable relationship means the detail can be changed


to point to a new master. True or False? Mark for Review
(1) Points

True

False (*)

Correct Correct

5. Matrix Diagrams are used to verify that all relationships have


been identified for an ERD. True or False? Mark for Review
(1) Points

True (*)

False
Correct Correct
6. Matrix Diagrams show Optionality and Cardinality of the ERDs they document.
True or False? Mark for Review
(1) Points

True

False (*)

Correct Correct

7. Matrix Diagrams are developed BEFORE the ERD. True or False?


Mark for Review
(1) Points

True (*)

False

Incorrect Incorrect. Refer to Section 3 Lesson 6.

8. Transferable relationships can only be mandatory, not optional.


True or False? Mark for Review
(1) Points

True

False (*)

Correct Correct

9. Which of the following would be a logical constraint when


modeling time for a City entity? Mark for Review
(1) Points

People are born in the city and people die in the city.

If you are doing a system for any French City, you would need security
clearance.
Daily traffic patterns must be monitored to determine how many law
enforcement officers are needed.

Cites may change their names and/or country association if the borders of a
country change. (*)

Incorrect Incorrect. Refer to Section 3 Lesson 8.

10. Modeling historical data is optional. True or False? Mark for


Review
(1) Points

True (*)

False

11. A particular problem may be solved using either a


Recursive Relationship or a Hierarchical Relationship, though not at the same time.
True or False? Mark for Review
(1) Points

True (*)

False

Incorrect Incorrect. Refer to Section 3 Lesson 7.

12. Primary UIDs are: Mark for Review


(1) Points

Something that each Entity should have, but is not mandatory (*)

Always comprised of numbers

Useful as an alternative means of identifying instances of an entity,


independent of their datatype

Mandatory in data modeling

Incorrect Incorrect. Refer to Section 3 Lesson 7.


13. Intersection Entities often have the relationships participating
in the UID, so the relationships are often barred. True or False? Mark for
Review
(1) Points

True (*)

False

Correct Correct

14. All relationships participating in an arc must be mandatory. True


or False? Mark for Review
(1) Points

True

False (*)

Incorrect Incorrect. Refer to Section 3 Lesson 7.

15. No parts of an UID are mandatory. True or False? Mark for


Review
(1) Points

True

False (*)

Correct Correct
1. Matrix Diagrams show Optionality and Cardinality of the ERDs they document.
True or False? Mark for Review
(1) Points

True

False (*)

Incorrect Incorrect. Refer to Section 3 Lesson 6.


2. In a business that sells pet food, choose the best relationship
name between FOOD TYPE and ANIMAL (e.g. dog, horse, or cat). (Choose Two) Mark
for Review
(1) Points

(Choose all correct answers)

Each FOOD TYPE may be given to one or more ANIMALs. (*)

Each ANIMAL must be the seller of one or more FOOD TYPES.

Each FOOD TYPE must be suitable for one or more ANIMALs. (*)

Each FOOD TYPE may be made from one or more ANIMALs.

Incorrect Incorrect. Refer to Section 3 Lesson 6.

3. Matrix Diagrams are used to verify that all relationships have


been identified for an ERD. True or False? Mark for Review
(1) Points

True (*)

False

Correct Correct

4. Which of the following are true about Cardinality? (Choose two)


Mark for Review
(1) Points

(Choose all correct answers)

Cardinality specifies whether something is required or not.

Cardinality specifies a counting number (like 1, 2, 3, 4 etc.) in a


relationship.

Cardinality specifies only singularity or plurality, but not a specific


plural number. (*)

Cardinality tells "how many". (*)


Incorrect Incorrect. Refer to Section 3 Lesson 6.

5. A Matrix Diagram should be developed by the end-users of your


database. True or False? Mark for Review
(1) Points

True

False (*)

Incorrect Incorrect. Refer to Section 3 Lesson 6.


6. Normalization is the process of organizing the attributes and tables of a
relational database to minimize redundancy. Mark for Review
(1) Points

True (*)

False

Correct Correct

7. No commercial database systems in the world will accept tables


that are not on 3rd Normal Form. True or False? Mark for Review
(1) Points

True

False (*)

Correct Correct

8. A table is in 3NF if it has met all database requirements for


both 1NF and 2NF and ll transitive dependencies are eliminated. Mark for Review
(1) Points

True (*)

False
Correct Correct

9. Modeling historical data can produce a unique identifier that


always excludes dates. True or False? Mark for Review
(1) Points

True

False (*)

Incorrect Incorrect. Refer to Section 3 Lesson 8.

10. Which of the following scenarios should be modeled so that


historical data is kept? (Choose two) Mark for Review
(1) Points

(Choose all correct answers)

CUSTOMER and PAYMENTS (*)

CUSTOMER and ORDERS (*)

TEACHER and AGE

BABY and AGE

Incorrect Incorrect. Refer to Section 3 Lesson 8.


11. Primary UIDs are: Mark for Review
(1) Points

Mandatory in data modeling

Useful as an alternative means of identifying instances of an entity,


independent of their datatype

Always comprised of numbers

Something that each Entity should have, but is not mandatory (*)

Incorrect Incorrect. Refer to Section 3 Lesson 7.


12. What uncommon relationship is described by the statements: "Each
DNA SAMPLE may be taken from one and only one PERSON and each PERSON may provide
one and only one DNA SAMPLE" Mark for Review
(1) Points

Many to Many Mandatory

One to Many Mandatory

One to Many Optional

One to One Optional (*)

Incorrect Incorrect. Refer to Section 3 Lesson 7.

13. Intersection Entities often have the relationships participating


in the UID, so the relationships are often barred. True or False? Mark for
Review
(1) Points

True (*)

False

Correct Correct

14. An arc can also be modeled as Supertype and Subtypes. True or


False? Mark for Review
(1) Points

True (*)

False

Correct Correct

15. What do you call the entity created when you resolve a M:M
relationship? Mark for Review
(1) Points
Inclusion entity

M:M entity

Recursive entity

Intersection entity (*)

Incorrect Incorrect. Refer to Section 3 Lesson 7.


1. Relationships can be Redundant. True or False? Mark for Review
(1) Points

True (*)

False

Incorrect Incorrect. Refer to Section 3 Lesson 7.

2. Intersection Entities are at the Parent end of the newly created


1:M (Parent:Child) relationship; therefore, the original entities are the children
of the newly created intersection entity. True or False? Mark for Review
(1) Points

True

False (*)

Incorrect Incorrect. Refer to Section 3 Lesson 7.

3. When you resolve a M:M, you simply re-draw the relationships


between the two original entities; no new entities are created. True or False?
Mark for Review
(1) Points

True

False (*)

Correct Correct
4. Intersection Entities often have the relationships participating
in the UID, so the relationships are often barred. True or False? Mark for
Review
(1) Points

True (*)

False

Correct Correct

5. Which of the following pairs of entities is most likely to be


modeled as a M:M relationship? Mark for Review
(1) Points

TEACHER and SUBJECT AREA (*)

TREE and BRANCH

PERSON and FINGERPRINT

CAR and WHEEL

Incorrect Incorrect. Refer to Section 3 Lesson 7.


6. Matrix Diagrams are used to verify that all relationships have been
identified for an ERD. True or False? Mark for Review
(1) Points

True (*)

False

Correct Correct

7. In a business that sells pet food, choose the best relationship


name between FOOD TYPE and ANIMAL (e.g. dog, horse, or cat). (Choose Two) Mark
for Review
(1) Points

(Choose all correct answers)


Each ANIMAL must be the seller of one or more FOOD TYPES.

Each FOOD TYPE may be made from one or more ANIMALs.

Each FOOD TYPE may be given to one or more ANIMALs. (*)

Each FOOD TYPE must be suitable for one or more ANIMALs. (*)

Correct Correct

8. A Matrix Diagram should be developed by the end-users of your


database. True or False? Mark for Review
(1) Points

True

False (*)

Correct Correct

9. One Relationship can be mandatory in one direction and optional


in the other direction. True or False? Mark for Review
(1) Points

True (*)

False

Correct Correct

10. Matrix Diagrams are developed BEFORE the ERD. True or False?
Mark for Review
(1) Points

True (*)

False
Correct Correct

11. Normalization is the process of organizing the


attributes and tables of a relational database to minimize redundancy. Mark for
Review
(1) Points

True (*)

False

Correct Correct

12. A table is in 1NF if …


(Choose 2) Mark for Review
(1) Points

(Choose all correct answers)

The data is atomic (*)

There are no duplicate rows (*)

Each row contains different columns

The entries in a column are of different type

Incorrect Incorrect. Refer to Section 3 Lesson 9.

13. According to 3rd Normal Form, an attribute must be dependent on


its entity’s entire unique identifier. True or False. Mark for Review
(1) Points

True

False (*)

Incorrect Incorrect. Refer to Section 3 Lesson 9.

14. Which of the following scenarios should be modeled so that


historical data is kept? (Choose two) Mark for Review
(1) Points
(Choose all correct answers)

BABY and AGE

CUSTOMER and ORDERS (*)

TEACHER and AGE

CUSTOMER and PAYMENTS (*)

Correct Correct

15. Modeling historical data can produce a unique identifier that


always excludes dates. True or False? Mark for Review
(1) Points

True

False (*)

Correct Correct