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1. _______refers to the basic facts and entities, such as names and numbers.

a. Data
b. Information
c. Input
d. Output

2. Information is processed from __________

a. Output
b. Data
c. Memory
d. None of these

3. MIS stands for:

a. Management Information Server
b. Management Information Service
c. Management Information System
d. Master Information System
4. Which is the false statement:
a. A database is ordered collection of data.
b. A database is systematic compilation of records in a computer.
c. DBMS manages the database
d. Data helps in making decisions.
5. Which is the data model

a. Relational
b. Object-Relational
c. Network
d. All of these

6. Which is not the feature of database:

a. Data redundancy
b. Independence
c. Flexibility
d. Data Integrity
7. Which is the type of data independence:

a. Physical data independence

b. Logical data independence
c. Both
d. None of these

8. Which is the feature of database:

a. Query Language
b. Multi user access
c. Data Dictionary
d. All of these

9. Which is the advantage of database:

a. Prevents Data redundancy

b. Restricts unauthorized access
c. Persistent storage
d. Backup and recovery
e. Integrity Constraints
f. All of these

10. Which is the database language:

a. C
b. C++
c. SQL
d. None of these
11. Which person is responsible for overall activities for database:

a. Database designer
b. Database analyst
c. Database Administrator
d. Database manager

12. Which level of database is viewed by user:

a. Internal level
b. External Level
c. Conceptual Level
d. All of these

13. Internal level has:

a. Individual Users View of the database
b. Community view of the database
c. Physical Representation of the database
d. All of these
14. Which is the component of database management system:

a. Query Language
b. Database Manager
c. File manager
d. All of these

15. ______is the structure of the database.

a. Table
b. Relation
c. Schema
d. None of these
16. Schema is usually stored in____________.

a. Tables
b. Data Dictionary
c. Both
d. None of these

17. Schema is defined by:

a. DML
b. DDL
c. DCL
d. DQL

18. DML language is used to:

a. Define schema
b. Define internal level
c. Access Data
d. All of these

19. DBMS is the bridge between operating system and ___________.

a. User
b. Database administrator
c. Application program
d. None of these

20. Which is the most popular database model:

a. Network Model
b. Relational Model
c. Hierarchical Model
d. Object Oriented
21. Which is the schema object:

a. Database links and clusters

b. Packages and Indexes
c. Procedures and functions
d. All of these

22. In database records are called:

a. Attributes
b. Entity
c. Tuples
d. Relations

23. An entity has a set of ___________ that describe it.

a. Attributes
b. Entity
c. Tuples
d. Relations

24. In ER model rectangle represents:

a. Attributes
b. Entity set
c. Relationships
d. None of these

25. Date is the type of attribute:

a. Simple
b. Composite
c. Single values
d. Multi valued

26. __________is the attribute or group of attributes that uniquely identify

occurrence of each entity.

a. Foreign key
b. Super Key
c. Primary Key
d. All of these

27. _________is the real world object, such as a person, place etc.

a. Attribute
b. Entity
c. Records
d. All of these

28. Grant and revoke is the type of command:

a. DDL
b. DML
c. DCL
d. DQL

29. A user that manages the files of application in DBMS is called:

a. Administrator
b. Database analyst
c. File Manager
d. None of these

30. ________is the information about data.

a. Data
b. Meta-Data
c. Entity
d. Relations
1. The candidate key is that you choose to identify each row uniquely is called
A) Alternate Key
B) Primary Key
C) Foreign Key
D) None of the above

2. …………….. is used to determine whether a table contains duplicate rows.

A) Unique predicate
B) Like Predicate
C) Null predicate
D) In predicate

3. To eliminate duplicate rows ……………… is used

D) None of these

4. State true or false

i) A candidate key is a minimal super key.
ii) A candidate key can also refer to a surrogate key.
A) i-true, ii-false
B) i-false, ii-true
C) i-true, ii-true
D) i-false, ii-false

5. DCL stands for

A) Data Control Language
B) Data Console Language
C) Data Console Level
D) Data Control Level

6. …………………… is the process of organizing data into related tables.

A) Normalization
B) Generalization
C) Specialization
D) None of the above

7. A ………………. Does not have a distinguishing attribute if its own and most
are dependent entities, which are part of some another entity.
A) Weak entity
B) Strong entity
C) Non-attributes entity
D) Dependent entity

8. …………….. is the complex search criteria in the where clause.

A) Substring
B) Drop Table
C) Predict
D) Predicate

9. ………………… is the preferred method for enforcing data integrity

A) Constraints
B) Stored Procedure
C) Triggers
D) Cursors

10. The number of tuples in a relation is called its …………. While the number of
attributes in a relation is called it’s ………………..
A) Degree, Cardinality
B) Cardinality, Degree
C) Rows, Columns
D) Columns, Rows

11) The language that requires a user to specify the data to be retrieved without
specifying exactly how to get it is
A. Procedural DML
B. Non-Procedural DML
C. Procedural DDL
D. Non-Procedural DDL

12) Which two files are used during the operation of the DBMS?
A. Query languages and utilities
B. DML and query language
C. Data dictionary and transaction log
D. Data dictionary and query language

13) The database schema is written in


14) The way a particular application views the data from the database that the
application uses is a
A. module
B. relational model
C. schema
D. subschema
15) The relational model feature is that there
A. is no need for primary key data
B. is much more data independence than some other database models
C. are explicit relationships among records.
D. are tables with many dimensions

16) Which one of the following statements is false?

A. The data dictionary is normally maintained by the database administrator
B. Data elements in the database can be modified by changing the data
C. The data dictionary contains the name and description of each data element.
D. A data dictionary is a tool used exclusively by the database administrator.

17) Which of the following are the properties of entities?

A. Groups
B. Table
C. Attributes
D. Switchboards

18) Which database level is closest to the users?

A. External
B. Internal
C. Physical
D. Conceptual

19) Which are the two ways in which entities can participate in a relationship?
A. Passive and active
B. Total and partial
C. Simple and Complex
D. All of the above

20) …….. data type can store unstructured data


1. B. Primary Key
2. A. Unique predicate
4. C. i-true, ii-true
5. A. Data Control Language
6. A. Normalization
7. A. Weak entity
8. D. Predicate
9. A. Constraints
10. B. Cardinality, Degree
11. B. Non-Procedural DML
12.C. Data dictionary and transaction log
13. C. DDL
14. D. subschema
15. B. is much more data independence than some other database models
16. B. Data elements in the database can be modified by changing the data
17. C. Attributes
18. A. External
19. B. Total and partial
20. A. RAW