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Test: Final Exam Semester 2

Review your answers, feedback, and question scores below. An asterisk (*)
indicates a correct answer.
Final Exam Semester 2

1. We want to store a complete copy of the DEPARTMENTS


table (all the rows and all the columns) in a single PL/SQL variable. Which
of the following kinds of variable could we use? Mark for Review
(1) Points

An INDEX BY table

A record

An INDEX BY table of records (*)

A CLOB

An explicit cursor

Correct

2. Which of the following successfully declares an


INDEX BY table named DEPT_NAMES_TAB, which could be used to store all the
department names from the DEPARTMENTS table? Mark for Review
(1) Points

DECLARE
TYPE t_dnames IS TABLE OF
departments.department_name%TYPE
INDEX BY INTEGER;
dept_names_tab t_dnames;

DECLARE
TYPE t_dnames IS TABLE OF
departments.department_name%TYPE
INDEX BY BINARY_INTEGER;
dept_names_tab t_dnames;

(*)

DECLARE
TYPE t_dnames IS TABLE OF
departments.department_name%TYPE
INDEX BY PLS_INTEGER;
dept_names_tab t_dnames%TYPE;

DECLARE
TYPE t_dnames IS TABLE OF
department_name
INDEX BY BINARY_INTEGER;
dept_names_tab t_dnames;
Correct

3. An INDEX BY table of records can store a maximum of


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

True

False (*)

Correct

4. You have created several directory objects in the


database, as pointers to operating system directories which contain BFILEs.
Which data dictionary view would you query to see these directories?
Mark for Review
(1) Points

USER_DIRECTORIES

USER_BFILES

ALL_DIRECTORIES (*)

USER_EXTERNAL_FILES

ALL_BFILES

Correct

5. The database administrator has created a directory


as follows:
CREATE DIRECTORY filesdir AS 'C:\BFILEDIR';

How would the DBA allow all database users to query the BFILEs in this
directory? Mark for Review
(1) Points

GRANT READ ON filesdir TO PUBLIC;

GRANT READ ON DIRECTORY filesdir TO


PUBLIC; (*)

GRANT SELECT ON filesdir TO PUBLIC;

GRANT QUERY ON DIRECTORY filesdir TO


PUBLIC;

GRANT READ ON 'C:\BFILEDIR' TO


PUBLIC;

Correct
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indicates a correct answer.
Final Exam Semester 2

6. The BIGEMP table contains a RESUME column of


datatype BFILE, which has been populated with locator values. The following
code reads a BFILE locator value into a variable, then checks whether the
BFILE itself exists in the operating system directory. If the file is
present, the code opens the file and reads its contents. What should be
coded at Point A?

DECLARE
v_locator BFILE;
BEGIN
SELECT resume INTO v_locator FROM bigemp
WHERE employee_id = 100;
-- Point A
DBMS_LOB.FILEOPEN(v_locator);
DBMS_LOB.READ(v_locator, ....); ....
DBMS_LOB.FILECLOSE(v_locator);
END IF;
END; Mark for Review
(1) Points

IF BFILENAME(v_locator) EXISTS THEN

IF DBMS_LOB.FILEEXISTS(v_locator) = 1
THEN (*)

IF DBMS_LOB.FILEEXISTS(v_locator)
THEN

IF DBMS_LOB.FILEEXISTS THEN

IF BFILEEXISTS(v_locator) THEN

Correct

7. Which of the following best describes the difference


between BLOB and BFILE data? Mark for Review
(1) Points

A BLOB can contain text data while a


BFILE cannot.

BLOB data is stored inside the


database, while BFILE data is outside the database in separate operating
system files. (*)

The maximum size of a BLOB is 2GB; a


BFILE can be up to 128TB if needed.

A table can contain several BLOB


columns but only one BFILE column.
There is no difference between a BLOB
and a BFILE.

Correct

8. BLOB, JPEG, BFILE and MP3 are all LOB column


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

True

False (*)

Incorrect. Refer to
Section 11.

9. CLOB and BLOB are internal LOB datatypes, while


BFILE is an external LOB datatype. True or False? Mark for Review
(1) Points

True (*)

False

Correct

10. A LONG column can be converted to CLOB using a


single ALTER TABLE command. True or False? Mark for Review
(1) Points

True (*)

False

Correct

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Test: Final Exam Semester 2

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indicates a correct answer.
Final Exam Semester 2

11. You need to add a new column to the EMPLOYEES table.


This column will store each employee's favourite movie. A movie can be up
to 4GB in size and the movies will be stored inside the database for better
security. Which datatype must you use for this column? Mark for
Review
(1) Points
CLOB

BLOB (*)

LONG RAW

BFILE

LONG

Correct

12. A procedure includes the following code:

CURSOR loc_curs IS SELECT location_id, city, country_id FROM locations;

Which of the following changes to the LOCATIONS table will allow the
procedure to be recompiled successfully without editing its code? (Choose
two.) Mark for Review
(1) Points

(Choose all correct answers)

RENAME locations TO new_locations;

ALTER TABLE locations ADD (climate


VARCHAR2(30)); (*)

ALTER TABLE locations DROP COLUMN


city;

ALTER TABLE locations DROP COLUMN


postal_code; (*)

Correct

13. Examine the following code:

CREATE VIEW ed_view AS


SELECT * FROM employees NATURAL JOIN departments;
CREATE PROCEDURE ed_proc IS
CURSOR ed_curs IS SELECT * FROM ed_view;

Which of the following statements about dependencies are true? (Choose


two.) Mark for Review
(1) Points

(Choose all correct answers)

ED_PROC is indirectly dependent on


DEPARTMENTS (*)

EMPLOYEES is referenced by ED_VIEW


(*)

ED_CURS is directly dependent on


ED_VIEW
ED_PROC is referenced by ED_VIEW

ED_PROC is directly dependent on


EMPLOYEES

Incorrect. Refer to
Section 12.

14. User BOB wants to know which objects reference his


DEPARTMENTS table. Which of the following must he execute to populate the
DEPTREE_TEMPTAB table? Mark for Review
(1) Points

BEGIN
utldtree('DEPARTMENTS');
END;

BEGIN
deptree_fill('TABLE','BOB','DEPARTMENTS');
END;

(*)

BEGIN
deptree_fill('TABLE','DEPARTMENTS');
END;

BEGIN
ideptree('TABLE','BOB','DEPARTMENTS');
END;

Correct

15. Which of the following is NOT created when the


utldtree.sql script is run? Mark for Review
(1) Points

The DEPTREE view

The DEPTREE_FILL procedure

The USER_DEPENDENCIES view (*)

The DEPTREE_TEMPTAB table

Correct

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16. Examine the following code:

CREATE FUNCTION deptfunc


RETURN NUMBER IS
v_count NUMBER(6);
BEGIN
SELECT COUNT(*) INTO v_count FROM departments;
RETURN v_count;
END;

Which of the following will display the dependency between DEPTFUNC and
DEPARTMENTS? Mark for Review
(1) Points

SELECT name, type


FROM user_dependencies
WHERE name IN ('DEPTFUNC','DEPARTMENTS');

SELECT name, type, referenced_name,


referenced_type
FROM user_dependencies
WHERE referenced_name = 'DEPARTMENTS'
AND referenced_type = 'TABLE';

(*)

SELECT name, type, referenced_name,


referenced_type
FROM user_dependencies
WHERE name = 'DEPARTMENTS'
AND type = 'TABLE';

SELECT object_name, object_type


FROM user_objects
WHERE object_name IN ('DEPARTMENTS','DEPTFUNC')
AND referenced = 'YES';

Incorrect. Refer to
Section 12.

17. A single procedure can be both a referenced object


and a dependent object. True or False? Mark for Review
(1) Points

True (*)

False

Incorrect. Refer to
Section 12.
18. When a table is dropped, all PL/SQL subprograms that
reference the table are automatically dropped. True or False? Mark
for Review
(1) Points

True

False (*)

Correct

19. Which of the following will declare a composite


PL/SQL data type named COMPO_TYPE, containing two fields named FIELD1 and
FIELD2? Mark for Review
(1) Points

DECLARE
compo_type
(field1 NUMBER,
field2 VARCHAR2(30));

DECLARE
TYPE compo_type IS
(field1 NUMBER,
field2 VARCHAR2(30));

DECLARE
TYPE compo_type IS RECORD
(field1 NUMBER,
field2 VARCHAR2(30));

(*)

DECLARE
compo_type IS RECORD
(field1 NUMBER,
field2 VARCHAR2(30));

Correct

20. A PL/SQL package named MYPACK declares a record type


named MYTYPE as a public variable in the package specification. Which of
the following anonymous blocks successfully declares a local variable of
datatype MYTYPE? Mark for Review
(1) Points

DECLARE
v_myrec IS RECORD mypack.mytype;
BEGIN ...

DECLARE
v_myrec mypack.mytype;
BEGIN ...

(*)

DECLARE
v_myrec mytype;
BEGIN ...

DECLARE
v_myrec IS RECORD (mypack.mytype);
BEGIN ...

Correct

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indicates a correct answer.

Final Exam Semester 2

1. The following code declares an INDEX BY table and populates it with


employees' salaries, using the employee_id as the BINARY_INTEGER index of
the table:
DECLARE
TYPE t_emp_sals IS TABLE OF employees.salary%TYPE
INDEX BY BINARY_INTEGER;
emp_sals_tab t_emp_sals;
BEGIN
FOR v_emprec IN (SELECT employee_id, salary FROM employees)
LOOP
-- Line A
END LOOP;
END;

What must be coded at Line A?


Mark for Review
(1) Points

emp_sals_tab(employee_id) := v_emprec.salary;

t_emp_sals(v_emprec.employee_id) := v_emprec.salary;

emp_sals_tab(v_emprec.employee_id) := v_emprec.salary; (*)

emp_sals_tab(i) := v_emprec.salary;

Incorrect. Refer to Section 11.


2. Which of the following successfully declares an INDEX BY table named
DEPT_NAMES_TAB, which could be used to store all the department names from
the DEPARTMENTS table? Mark for Review
(1) Points

DECLARE
TYPE t_dnames IS TABLE OF
departments.department_name%TYPE
INDEX BY INTEGER;
dept_names_tab t_dnames;

DECLARE
TYPE t_dnames IS TABLE OF
departments.department_name%TYPE
INDEX BY BINARY_INTEGER;
dept_names_tab t_dnames;
(*)

DECLARE
TYPE t_dnames IS TABLE OF
departments.department_name%TYPE
INDEX BY PLS_INTEGER;
dept_names_tab t_dnames%TYPE;

DECLARE
TYPE t_dnames IS TABLE OF
department_name
INDEX BY BINARY_INTEGER;
dept_names_tab t_dnames;

Correct

3. Which of the following PL/SQL data structures can store a collection?


(Choose two.) Mark for Review
(1) Points

(Choose all correct answers)

An INDEX BY table (*)

A record

%ROWTYPE

An INDEX BY table of records (*)

A BLOB

Incorrect. Refer to Section 11.

4. BFILEs are stored outside the database and can be queried and updated
by using procedures in DBMS_LOB. True or False? Mark for Review
(1) Points
True

False (*)

Incorrect. Refer to Section 11.

5. The BIGEMP table contains a RESUME column of datatype BFILE, which


has been populated with locator values. The following code reads a BFILE
locator value into a variable, then checks whether the BFILE itself exists
in the operating system directory. If the file is present, the code opens
the file and reads its contents. What should be coded at Point A?
DECLARE
v_locator BFILE;
BEGIN
SELECT resume INTO v_locator FROM bigemp
WHERE employee_id = 100;
-- Point A
DBMS_LOB.FILEOPEN(v_locator);
DBMS_LOB.READ(v_locator, ....); ....
DBMS_LOB.FILECLOSE(v_locator);
END IF;
END;

Mark for Review


(1) Points

IF BFILENAME(v_locator) EXISTS THEN

IF DBMS_LOB.FILEEXISTS(v_locator) = 1 THEN (*)

IF DBMS_LOB.FILEEXISTS(v_locator) THEN

IF DBMS_LOB.FILEEXISTS THEN

IF BFILEEXISTS(v_locator) THEN

Incorrect. Refer to Section 11.

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6. You have created several directory objects in the database, as


pointers to operating system directories which contain BFILEs. Which data
dictionary view would you query to see these directories? Mark for Review
(1) Points

USER_DIRECTORIES
USER_BFILES

ALL_DIRECTORIES (*)

USER_EXTERNAL_FILES

ALL_BFILES

Incorrect. Refer to Section 11.

7. When a table is dropped, all PL/SQL subprograms that reference the


table are automatically dropped. True or False? Mark for Review
(1) Points

True

False (*)

Correct

8. Which of the following is NOT created when the utldtree.sql script is


run? Mark for Review
(1) Points

The DEPTREE view

The DEPTREE_FILL procedure

The USER_DEPENDENCIES view (*)

The DEPTREE_TEMPTAB table

Incorrect. Refer to Section 12.

9. Which of the following techniques will make it more likely that an


invalidated PL/SQL subprogram will recompile successfully? (Choose two.)
Mark for Review
(1) Points

(Choose all correct answers)

Declaring record structures using %ROWTYPE (*)

Using a cursor FOR loop instead of opening and closing the cursor
explicitly

SELECTing a list of column-names instead of using SELECT *

Including a column list with INSERT statements (*)

Incorrect. Refer to Section 12.


10. User BOB wants to know which objects reference his DEPARTMENTS
table. Which of the following must he execute to populate the
DEPTREE_TEMPTAB table? Mark for Review
(1) Points

BEGIN
utldtree('DEPARTMENTS');
END;

BEGIN
deptree_fill('TABLE','BOB','DEPARTMENTS');
END;
(*)

BEGIN
deptree_fill('TABLE','DEPARTMENTS');
END;

BEGIN
ideptree('TABLE','BOB','DEPARTMENTS');
END;

Correct

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indicates a correct answer.

Final Exam Semester 2

11. A single procedure can be both a referenced object and a dependent


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

True (*)

False

Correct
12. The PL/SQL variable V_LAST_NAME is used to store fetched values of
the LAST_NAME column of the EMPLOYEES table. To minimize dependency
failures, the variable should be declared as:
v_last_name VARCHAR2(25);

True or False?
Mark for Review
(1) Points

True

False (*)

Correct

13. Which of the following will display dependency information which has
been generated by executing the DEPTREE_FILL procedure? (Choose two.) Mark
for Review
(1) Points

(Choose all correct answers)

The USER_DEPENDENCIES view

The DEPTREE view (*)

The UTLDTREE script

The DISPLAY_DEPTREE view

The IDEPTREE view (*)

Incorrect. Refer to Section 12.

14. Which of the following best describes the difference between BLOB
and BFILE data? Mark for Review
(1) Points

A BLOB can contain text data while a BFILE cannot.

BLOB data is stored inside the database, while BFILE data is outside
the database in separate operating system files. (*)

The maximum size of a BLOB is 2GB; a BFILE can be up to 128TB if


needed.

A table can contain several BLOB columns but only one BFILE column.

There is no difference between a BLOB and a BFILE.

Incorrect. Refer to Section 11.

15. Table NEWEMP contains a PHOTO_ID column of datatype LONG RAW. Which
of the following will convert this column to a suitable new LOB datatype?
Mark for Review
(1) Points

ALTER TABLE newemp COLUMN (photo_id BLOB);

ALTER TABLE newemp MODIFY (photo_id BFILE);

ALTER TABLE newemp MODIFY (photo_id BLOB);


(*)

ALTER TABLE newemp DROP COLUMN (photo_id);


ALTER TABLE newemp ADD (photo_id BLOB);

ALTER TABLE newemp COLUMN (photo_id LONG RAW);

Incorrect. Refer to Section 11.

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16. A LONG column can be converted to CLOB using a single ALTER TABLE
command. True or False? Mark for Review
(1) Points

True (*)

False

Correct

17. CLOB and BLOB are internal LOB datatypes, while BFILE is an external
LOB datatype. True or False? Mark for Review
(1) Points

True (*)

False
Incorrect. Refer to Section 11.

18. You need to store very large amounts of text data in a table column
inside the database. Which datatype should you use for this column? Mark
for Review
(1) Points

CLOB (*)

BLOB

LONG

VARCHAR2(4000)

None of the above

Incorrect. Refer to Section 11.

19. A PL/SQL package named MYPACK declares a record type named MYTYPE as
a public variable in the package specification. Which of the following
anonymous blocks successfully declares a local variable of datatype MYTYPE?
Mark for Review
(1) Points

DECLARE
v_myrec IS RECORD mypack.mytype;
BEGIN ...

DECLARE
v_myrec mypack.mytype;
BEGIN ...
(*)

DECLARE
v_myrec mytype;
BEGIN ...

DECLARE
v_myrec IS RECORD (mypack.mytype);
BEGIN ...

Incorrect. Refer to Section 11.

20. Which of the following will declare a composite PL/SQL data type
named COMPO_TYPE, containing two fields named FIELD1 and FIELD2? Mark for
Review
(1) Points

DECLARE
compo_type
(field1 NUMBER,
field2 VARCHAR2(30));

DECLARE
TYPE compo_type IS
(field1 NUMBER,
field2 VARCHAR2(30));

DECLARE
TYPE compo_type IS RECORD
(field1 NUMBER,
field2 VARCHAR2(30));
(*)

DECLARE
compo_type IS RECORD
(field1 NUMBER,
field2 VARCHAR2(30));

Correct

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Test: Final Exam Semester 2


Review your answers, feedback, and question scores below. An asterisk (*)
indicates a correct answer.
Final Exam Semester 2

1. The database administrator has created a directory


as follows:
CREATE DIRECTORY filesdir AS 'C:\BFILEDIR';

How would the DBA allow all database users to query the BFILEs in this
directory?
Mark for Review
(1) Points

GRANT READ ON filesdir TO PUBLIC;

GRANT READ ON DIRECTORY filesdir TO PUBLIC; (*)

GRANT SELECT ON filesdir TO PUBLIC;

GRANT QUERY ON DIRECTORY filesdir TO PUBLIC;

GRANT READ ON 'C:\BFILEDIR' TO PUBLIC;


Correct Correct

2. You have created several directory objects in the


database, as pointers to operating system directories which contain BFILEs.
Which data dictionary view would you query to see these directories?
Mark for Review
(1) Points

USER_DIRECTORIES

USER_BFILES

ALL_DIRECTORIES (*)

USER_EXTERNAL_FILES

ALL_BFILES

Correct Correct

3. The BIGEMP table contains a RESUME column of


datatype BFILE, which has been populated with locator values. The following
code reads a BFILE locator value into a variable, then checks whether the
BFILE itself exists in the operating system directory. If the file is
present, the code opens the file and reads its contents. What should be
coded at Point A?

DECLARE
v_locator BFILE;
BEGIN
SELECT resume INTO v_locator FROM bigemp
WHERE employee_id = 100;
-- Point A
DBMS_LOB.FILEOPEN(v_locator);
DBMS_LOB.READ(v_locator, ....); ....
DBMS_LOB.FILECLOSE(v_locator);
END IF;
END;
Mark for Review
(1) Points

IF BFILENAME(v_locator) EXISTS THEN

IF DBMS_LOB.FILEEXISTS(v_locator) = 1 THEN (*)

IF DBMS_LOB.FILEEXISTS(v_locator) THEN
IF DBMS_LOB.FILEEXISTS THEN

IF BFILEEXISTS(v_locator) THEN

Incorrect Incorrect. Refer to Section 11.

4. We want to store a complete copy of the DEPARTMENTS


table (all the rows and all the columns) in a single PL/SQL variable. Which
of the following kinds of variable could we use? Mark for Review
(1) Points

An INDEX BY table

A record

An INDEX BY table of records (*)

A CLOB

An explicit cursor

Correct Correct

5. Which of the following PL/SQL data structures can


store a collection? (Choose two.) Mark for Review
(1) Points

(Choose all correct answers)

An INDEX BY table (*)

A record

%ROWTYPE

An INDEX BY table of records (*)

A BLOB

Correct Correct
6. An INDEX BY table of records can store a maximum of 255 records.
True or False? Mark for Review
(1) Points

True

False (*)

Incorrect Incorrect. Refer to Section 11.

7. You need to add a new column to the EMPLOYEES table.


This column will store each employee's favourite movie. A movie can be up
to 4GB in size and the movies will be stored inside the database for better
security. Which datatype must you use for this column? Mark for
Review
(1) Points

CLOB

BLOB (*)

LONG RAW

BFILE

LONG

Correct Correct

8. The JOB_APPLICANTS table contains two columns:


(applicant_id NUMBER PRIMARY KEY,
resume CLOB)

For applicant_id 100, we want to modify the value of the RESUME column
value from "I worked for Oracle" to "I worked for Oracle for five years".

Which of the following will do this successfully? (Choose two.)


Mark for Review
(1) Points

(Choose all correct answers)

UPDATE job_applicants
SET SUBSTR(resume, 21,14) = 'for five years'
WHERE candidate_id = 100;

UPDATE job_applicants
SET resume = 'I worked for Oracle for five years'
WHERE candidate_id = 100;

(*)

DECLARE
v_locator CLOB;
BEGIN
v_locator := 'I worked for Oracle for five years';
UPDATE job_applicants
SET resume = DBMS_LOB.WRITE(v_locator)
WHERE candidate_id = 100;
END;

DECLARE
v_lobloc CLOB;
BEGIN
SELECT resume INTO v_lobloc FROM job_applicants
WHERE applicant_id = 100;
DBMS_LOB.WRITE(v_lobloc,14,21,'for five years');
END;

(*)

Incorrect Incorrect. Refer to Section 11.

9. Which of the following best describes the difference


between BLOB and BFILE data? Mark for Review
(1) Points

A BLOB can contain text data while a BFILE cannot.

BLOB data is stored inside the database, while BFILE data is


outside the database in separate operating system files. (*)

The maximum size of a BLOB is 2GB; a BFILE can be up to 128TB if


needed.

A table can contain several BLOB columns but only one BFILE column.

There is no difference between a BLOB and a BFILE.

Correct Correct

10. Which of the following methods can be used to query


CLOB data values? (Choose two.) Mark for Review
(1) Points
(Choose all correct answers)

SELECT (*)

DBMS_LOB.PUT

DBMS_LOB.GETLENGTH

DBMS_LOB.READ (*)

Correct Correct
11. CLOB and BLOB are internal LOB datatypes, while BFILE is an
external LOB datatype. True or False? Mark for Review
(1) Points

True (*)

False

Correct Correct

12. A procedure includes the following code:

CURSOR loc_curs IS SELECT location_id, city, country_id FROM locations;

Which of the following changes to the LOCATIONS table will allow the
procedure to be recompiled successfully without editing its code? (Choose
two.)
Mark for Review
(1) Points

(Choose all correct answers)

RENAME locations TO new_locations;

ALTER TABLE locations ADD (climate VARCHAR2(30)); (*)

ALTER TABLE locations DROP COLUMN city;

ALTER TABLE locations DROP COLUMN postal_code; (*)

Incorrect Incorrect. Refer to Section 12.


13. Package EMPPACK contains a public procedure GET_EMP,
which contains a reference to the EMPLOYEES table. Procedure CALL_EMP
invokes EMPPACK.GET_EMP. The following SQL statement is executed:

ALTER TABLE employees ADD (gender CHAR(1));

Which one of the following statements is true?


Mark for Review
(1) Points

The specification and body of EMPPACK are invalidated, but CALL_EMP


remains valid.

The body of EMPPACK is invalidated, but the specification remains


valid. (*)

EMPPACK.GET_EMP is invalidated, but other procedures in EMPPACK


remain valid.

Nothing is invalidated because the PL/SQL code does not reference


the GENDER column.

Incorrect Incorrect. Refer to Section 12.

14. Which of the following will display dependency


information which has been generated by executing the DEPTREE_FILL
procedure? (Choose two.) Mark for Review
(1) Points

(Choose all correct answers)

The USER_DEPENDENCIES view

The DEPTREE view (*)

The UTLDTREE script

The DISPLAY_DEPTREE view

The IDEPTREE view (*)

Incorrect Incorrect. Refer to Section 12.

15. Which of the following will display the number of


invalid package bodies in your schema? Mark for Review
(1) Points

SELECT COUNT(*) FROM user_objects


WHERE object_type = 'PACKAGE BODY'
AND status = 'INVALID';

(*)

SELECT COUNT(*) FROM user_dependencies


WHERE type = 'PACKAGE BODY'
AND status = 'INVALID';

SELECT COUNT(*) FROM user_packages


WHERE status = 'INVALID';

SELECT COUNT(*) FROM user_objects


WHERE object_type LIKE 'PACKAGE%'
AND status = 'INVALID';

Incorrect Incorrect. Refer to Section 12.


16. When a table is dropped, all PL/SQL subprograms that reference the
table are automatically dropped. True or False? Mark for Review
(1) Points

True

False (*)

Correct Correct

17. A single procedure can be both a referenced object


and a dependent object. True or False? Mark for Review
(1) Points

True (*)

False

Correct Correct
18. The PL/SQL variable V_LAST_NAME is used to store
fetched values of the LAST_NAME column of the EMPLOYEES table. To minimize
dependency failures, the variable should be declared as:

v_last_name VARCHAR2(25);

True or False?
Mark for Review
(1) Points

True

False (*)

Incorrect Incorrect. Refer to Section 12.

19. Which of the following will declare a composite


PL/SQL data type named COMPO_TYPE, containing two fields named FIELD1 and
FIELD2? Mark for Review
(1) Points

DECLARE
compo_type
(field1 NUMBER,
field2 VARCHAR2(30));

DECLARE
TYPE compo_type IS
(field1 NUMBER,
field2 VARCHAR2(30));

DECLARE
TYPE compo_type IS RECORD
(field1 NUMBER,
field2 VARCHAR2(30));

(*)

DECLARE
compo_type IS RECORD
(field1 NUMBER,
field2 VARCHAR2(30));

Correct Correct
20. A PL/SQL package named MYPACK declares a record type
named MYTYPE as a public variable in the package specification. Which of
the following anonymous blocks successfully declares a local variable of
datatype MYTYPE? Mark for Review
(1) Points

DECLARE
v_myrec IS RECORD mypack.mytype;
BEGIN ...

DECLARE
v_myrec mypack.mytype;
BEGIN ...

(*)

DECLARE
v_myrec mytype;
BEGIN ...

DECLARE
v_myrec IS RECORD (mypack.mytype);
BEGIN ...

Incorrect Incorrect. Refer to Section 11.

Test: Final Exam Semester 2

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Final Exam Semester 2

1. Which of the following statements about BFILEs are NOT true? (Choose
two.) Mark for Review
(1) Points

(Choose all correct answers)

They are stored outside the database.

We can read BFILE data using the DBMS_LOB package.

We can grant SELECT object privilege on them. (*)


We can read BFILE data in a SELECT statement. (*)

The database contains a locator which points to the external BFILE.

Correct

2. The BIGEMP table contains a RESUME column of datatype BFILE, which


has been populated with locator values. The following code reads a BFILE
locator value into a variable, then checks whether the BFILE itself exists
in the operating system directory. If the file is present, the code opens
the file and reads its contents. What should be coded at Point A?
DECLARE
v_locator BFILE;
BEGIN
SELECT resume INTO v_locator FROM bigemp
WHERE employee_id = 100;
-- Point A
DBMS_LOB.FILEOPEN(v_locator);
DBMS_LOB.READ(v_locator, ....); ....
DBMS_LOB.FILECLOSE(v_locator);
END IF;
END;

Mark for Review


(1) Points

IF BFILENAME(v_locator) EXISTS THEN

IF DBMS_LOB.FILEEXISTS(v_locator) = 1 THEN (*)

IF DBMS_LOB.FILEEXISTS(v_locator) THEN

IF DBMS_LOB.FILEEXISTS THEN

IF BFILEEXISTS(v_locator) THEN

Correct

3. BFILEs are stored outside the database and can be queried and updated
by using procedures in DBMS_LOB. True or False? Mark for Review
(1) Points

True

False (*)

Correct

4. Package ED_PACK has declared a record type named ED_TYPE in the


package specification. Which of the following anonymous blocks successfully
declares a variable whose datatype is ED_TYPE? Mark for Review
(1) Points

DECLARE
v_ed_rec IS RECORD ed_pack.ed_type;
BEGIN ...

DECLARE
v_ed_rec ed_pack.ed_type;
BEGIN ...
(*)

DECLARE
v_ed_rec ed_pack.ed_type%ROWTYPE;
BEGIN...

DECLARE
v_ed_rec ed_pack.ed_type%TYPE;
BEGIN ...

None of the above. Variables of datatype ED_TYPE can be declared only


within ED_PACK, not in separate subprograms or anonymous blocks.

Incorrect. Refer to Section 11.

5. A PL/SQL package named MYPACK declares a record type named MYTYPE as


a public variable in the package specification. Which of the following
anonymous blocks successfully declares a local variable of datatype MYTYPE?
Mark for Review
(1) Points

DECLARE
v_myrec IS RECORD mypack.mytype;
BEGIN ...

DECLARE
v_myrec mypack.mytype;
BEGIN ...
(*)

DECLARE
v_myrec mytype;
BEGIN ...

DECLARE
v_myrec IS RECORD (mypack.mytype);
BEGIN ...

Correct

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Final Exam Semester 2

6. Function FETCH_EMP references the EMPLOYEES table. The table is


modified by:
ALTER TABLE employees ADD (resume CLOB);
When will the ORACLE server try to recompile FETCH_EMP automatically?
Mark for Review
(1) Points

When the command ALTER FUNCTION fetch_emp COMPILE; is executed

The next time a user session invokes FETCH_EMP (*)

When the RESUME column is dropped from the EMPLOYEES table

When FETCH_EMP is dropped and recreated

Incorrect. Refer to Section 12.

7. Which of the following techniques will make it more likely that an


invalidated PL/SQL subprogram will recompile successfully? (Choose two.)
Mark for Review
(1) Points

(Choose all correct answers)

Declaring record structures using %ROWTYPE (*)

Using a cursor FOR loop instead of opening and closing the cursor
explicitly

SELECTing a list of column-names instead of using SELECT *

Including a column list with INSERT statements (*)

Correct

8. Which of the following will display dependency information which has


been generated by executing the DEPTREE_FILL procedure? (Choose two.) Mark
for Review
(1) Points

(Choose all correct answers)


The USER_DEPENDENCIES view

The DEPTREE view (*)

The UTLDTREE script

The DISPLAY_DEPTREE view

The IDEPTREE view (*)

Correct

9. Package EMPPACK contains a public procedure GET_EMP, which contains a


reference to the EMPLOYEES table. Procedure CALL_EMP invokes
EMPPACK.GET_EMP. The following SQL statement is executed:
ALTER TABLE employees ADD (gender CHAR(1));

Which one of the following statements is true?


Mark for Review
(1) Points

The specification and body of EMPPACK are invalidated, but CALL_EMP


remains valid.

The body of EMPPACK is invalidated, but the specification remains


valid. (*)

EMPPACK.GET_EMP is invalidated, but other procedures in EMPPACK remain


valid.

Nothing is invalidated because the PL/SQL code does not reference the
GENDER column.

Incorrect. Refer to Section 12.

10. A procedure includes the following code:


CURSOR loc_curs IS SELECT location_id, city, country_id FROM locations;

Which of the following changes to the LOCATIONS table will allow the
procedure to be recompiled successfully without editing its code? (Choose
two.)
Mark for Review
(1) Points

(Choose all correct answers)

RENAME locations TO new_locations;

ALTER TABLE locations ADD (climate VARCHAR2(30)); (*)

ALTER TABLE locations DROP COLUMN city;

ALTER TABLE locations DROP COLUMN postal_code; (*)

Correct
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Final Exam Semester 2

11. Which of the following is NOT created when the utldtree.sql script
is run? Mark for Review
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The DEPTREE view

The DEPTREE_FILL procedure

The USER_DEPENDENCIES view (*)

The DEPTREE_TEMPTAB table

Correct

12. Examine the following code:


CREATE VIEW ed_view AS
SELECT * FROM employees NATURAL JOIN departments;
CREATE PROCEDURE ed_proc IS
CURSOR ed_curs IS SELECT * FROM ed_view;

Which of the following statements about dependencies are true? (Choose


two.)
Mark for Review
(1) Points

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ED_PROC is indirectly dependent on DEPARTMENTS (*)

EMPLOYEES is referenced by ED_VIEW (*)

ED_CURS is directly dependent on ED_VIEW

ED_PROC is referenced by ED_VIEW

ED_PROC is directly dependent on EMPLOYEES

Correct
13. Which of the following methods can be used to query CLOB data
values? (Choose two.) Mark for Review
(1) Points

(Choose all correct answers)

SELECT (*)

DBMS_LOB.PUT

DBMS_LOB.GETLENGTH

DBMS_LOB.READ (*)

Correct

14. CLOB and BLOB are internal LOB datatypes, while BFILE is an external
LOB datatype. True or False? Mark for Review
(1) Points

True (*)

False

Correct

15. A LONG column can be converted to CLOB using a single ALTER TABLE
command. True or False? Mark for Review
(1) Points

True (*)

False

Correct

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16. BLOB, JPEG, BFILE and MP3 are all LOB column datatypes. True or
False? Mark for Review
(1) Points

True

False (*)

Correct

17. You need to add a new column to the EMPLOYEES table. This column
will store each employee's favourite movie. A movie can be up to 4GB in
size and the movies will be stored inside the database for better security.
Which datatype must you use for this column? Mark for Review
(1) Points

CLOB

BLOB (*)

LONG RAW

BFILE

LONG

Correct

18. We want to store a complete copy of the DEPARTMENTS table (all the
rows and all the columns) in a single PL/SQL variable. Which of the
following kinds of variable could we use? Mark for Review
(1) Points

An INDEX BY table

A record

An INDEX BY table of records (*)

A CLOB

An explicit cursor

Correct

19. The following code declares an INDEX BY table and populates it with
employees' salaries, using the employee_id as the BINARY_INTEGER index of
the table:
DECLARE
TYPE t_emp_sals IS TABLE OF employees.salary%TYPE
INDEX BY BINARY_INTEGER;
emp_sals_tab t_emp_sals;
BEGIN
FOR v_emprec IN (SELECT employee_id, salary FROM employees)
LOOP
-- Line A
END LOOP;
END;

What must be coded at Line A?


Mark for Review
(1) Points

emp_sals_tab(employee_id) := v_emprec.salary;

t_emp_sals(v_emprec.employee_id) := v_emprec.salary;

emp_sals_tab(v_emprec.employee_id) := v_emprec.salary; (*)

emp_sals_tab(i) := v_emprec.salary;

Correct

20. An INDEX BY table of records can store a maximum of 255 records.


True or False? Mark for Review
(1) Points

True

False (*)

Correct

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