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Semester 1 Mid Term Exam covers Sections 1-10 of Database Design. Section 9 (Answer all questions in this section) 1. All systems must include functionality to provide loggi ng or journaling in conceptual data models. True or False? Mark for Review (1) Points True False (*)

Correct 2. You are doing a data model for a computer sales company , where the price of postage is dependent on what day of the week goods are ship ped. So shipping is more expensive if the customer wants a delivery to take plac e on a Saturday or Sunday. What would be the best way to model this? Mark for Review (1) Points Use a Delivery Day entity, which holds prices against week days, and ens ure the we also have an attribute for the Requested Delivery Day in the Order En tity. (*) Email current price to all employees whenever the prices change. Update the prices in the system, print out the current prices when they change and pin them on the company noticeboard Allow them to enter whatever ever delivery charge they want.

Correct 3. All systems must have an entity called WEEK with a holi day attribute, so you know when to give your employees a holiday. True or False? Mark for Review (1) Points True False (*)

Which of the following would be a logical constraint wh en modeling time for a City entity? Mark for Review (1) Points People are born in the city and people die in the city.g. if the borders of a country change. (*) If you are doing a system for any French City. Cites may change their name and/or which country they are placed in. Correct 5. e. True or False? Correct Section 2 (Answer all questions in this section) 6. (1) Points Experience Instance An entity is instantiated as a ? Mark for Review . Mark for Review (1) Points True (*) False Modeling historical data is Optional. even if leadership changes over time. they get a new Mayor. You need a constant record of cities because they are still cities.Correct 4. you would need security c learance.

Address. Owner. Speed Entity: Mother. Salary Correct 8. Owner (*) Entity: Car. Attributes: Owner Occupation. True or False? Mark for Review (1) Points True (*) False .Table (*) None of the above Correct 7. True or Fal se? Mark for Review (1) Points True (*) False Correct 9. Date Built (*) Entity: Pet. Birthdate. Attributes: Name. Which of the following entities most likely contains va lid attributes? (Choose two) Mark for Review (1) Points (Choose all correct answers) Entity: Home. Occupation. Attributes: Number of Bedrooms. Volatile entities have special requirements and need sp ecial attention when you are doing data modelling. An entity can have many Unique Identifiers. Owner Salary. Attributes: Name. Birthdate.

Section 7 . True or False? Mark for Review (1) Points True False (*) Incorrect.Correct 10. True or False? Mark for Review (1) Points True (*) False Correct 12. The entity/relationship model is created before the phy sical database design model? True or False? Mark for Review (1) Points True (*) False Correct emester 1 Mid Term Exam covers Sections 1-10 of Database Design. s o you need not worry about choosing the right type. Section 2 (Answer all questions in this section) 11. Documenting Business Requirements helps developers cont rol the scope of the systems. Entity and Attribute names are always interchangable. Refer to Section 2 Lesson 3. so users do not suddenly want the new system to co ntain twice as much functionality.

(Answer all questions in this section) 13. 15. Refer to Section 7 Lesson 1. Arcs are Mandatory in Data modeling. Bob) STUDENT (Grade A student. Office) (*) PARENT (Girl. All ERD's must hav e at least one Arc. An arc can also be modeled as Supertype and Subtypes. True or False? Mark for Review (1) Points True False (*) Correct 16. Which of the following would best be represented by an arc? Mark for Review (1) Points TEACHER (Female. Bob) DELIVERY ADDRESS (Home. T Mark for Review rue or False? (1) Points True (*) . Mark for Review (1) Points True False (*) No parts of an UID are mandatory. Average Student) Incorrect. True or False? Correct 14.

If Audit trail attributes are added to an entity they m ust be in the entities they are auditing. Modeling historical data can produce a unique identifie r that always excludes dates. in dependent of their datatype Mandatory in data modeling Always comprised of numbers Primary UIDs are: Mark for Review Correct 18. (1) Points Something that each Entity should have. but is not mandatory (*) Useful as an alternative means of identifying instances of an entity.False Correct 17. True or False? Mark for Review (1) Points True (*) False Correct 19. A particular problem may be solved using either a Recur . True or False? Mark for Review (1) Points True False (*) Correct 20.

feedback. Refer to Section 7 Lesson 2. True or False ? Mark for Review (1) Points True (*) False . Section 7 (Answer all questions in this section) 21. and question scor es below. An asterisk (*) indicates a correct answer. though not at the same time. Section 10 (Answer all questions in this section) 22.sive Relationship or a Hierarchy. Which of the following would be good as a Unique Identi fier for its Entity? (Choose Three) Mark for Review (1) Points (Choose all correct answers) Personal Identification number for Person (*) Vehicle Registration Number for Car (*) ISBN Number for Book (*) Date of birth for Baby Incorrect. you should always try to follow them. There are formal rules for how to draw ERD's. even thou gh they are only guidelines. True or False? Mark for Review (1) Points True (*) False Correct Review your answers. Semester 1 Mid Term Exam covers Sections 1-10 of Database Design.

Refer to Section 10 Lesson 1. True or False? Mark for Review (1) Points True False (*) Incorrect. 23. Generic models are generally far more complex than a sp ecific model. 25. The generic entities MUST be drawn on a diagram of their own. A datamodel containing generic modeling techniques must not be mixed in with non-generic models. True or False? Mark for Review (1) Points True False (*) Correct Section 5 (Answer all questions in this section) 26. So the original entities are det . There is no point in trying to group your entities toge ther on your diagram according to volume. True or False? Mark for Review (1) Points True False (*) Correct 24. Making a diagram pretty is a waste of time. Refer to Section 10 Lesson 2.Incorrect. Intersection Entities are at the Master end in the rela tionships between it and the original entities.

True or False? Mark for Review (1) Points True (*) False Correct 29. so the relationships are often barred. 27. Intersection Entities often have the relationships part icipating in the UID. True or False? Mark for Review (1) Points True False (*) Incorrect. no new entities are created.ails or children of the newly created intersection entity. Refer to Section 5 Lesson 3. What uncommon relationship is described by the statemen ts: "Each DNA SAMPLE may be taken from one and only one PERSON and each PERSON m ay provide one and only one DNA SAMPLE" Mark for Review (1) Points One to Many Optional One to Many Mandatory One to One Optional (*) . When you resolve a M-M you simply re-draw the relations hips between the two original entities. True or Fal se? Mark for Review (1) Points True False (*) Correct 28.

An asterisk (*) indica tes a correct answer. . Section 7 (Answer all questions in this section) 21.Many to Many Mandatory Correct 30. Semester 1 Mid Term Exam covers Sections 1-10 of Database Design. th ese relationships can be either _____________ or _____________ ? Mark for Review (1) Points Redundant or Required (*) Replicated or Required Resourced and Really Good Redundant and Replicated Correct Review your answers. feedback. and question scores below. If two entities have two relationships between them. Refer to Section 7 Lesson 2. Which of the following would be good as a Unique Identi fier for its Entity? (Choose Three) Mark for Review (1) Points (Choose all correct answers) Personal Identification number for Person (*) Vehicle Registration Number for Car (*) ISBN Number for Book (*) Date of birth for Baby Incorrect.

25. Refer to Section 10 Lesson 1. A datamodel containing generic modeling techniques must not be mixed in with non-generic models. There are formal rules for how to draw ERD's. Refer to Section 10 Lesson 2. True or False? Mark for Review (1) Points True False (*) Incorrect. 23.Section 10 (Answer all questions in this section) 22. True or False ? Mark for Review (1) Points True (*) False Incorrect. True or False? Mark for Review (1) Points True . you should always try to follow them. even thou gh they are only guidelines. There is no point in trying to group your entities toge ther on your diagram according to volume. True or False? Mark for Review (1) Points True False (*) Correct 24. Generic models are generally far more complex than a sp ecific model. The generic entities MUST be drawn on a diagram of their own. Making a diagram pretty is a waste of time.

True or False? Mark for Review (1) Points True (*) False . so the relationships are often barred. Intersection Entities often have the relationships part icipating in the UID. 27. Refer to Section 5 Lesson 3. When you resolve a M-M you simply re-draw the relations hips between the two original entities. no new entities are created. Intersection Entities are at the Master end in the rela tionships between it and the original entities.False (*) Correct Section 5 (Answer all questions in this section) 26. True or False? Mark for Review (1) Points True False (*) Incorrect. So the original entities are det ails or children of the newly created intersection entity. True or Fal se? Mark for Review (1) Points True False (*) Correct 28.

What uncommon relationship is described by the statemen ts: "Each DNA SAMPLE may be taken from one and only one PERSON and each PERSON m ay provide one and only one DNA SAMPLE" Mark for Review (1) Points One to Many Optional One to Many Mandatory One to One Optional (*) Many to Many Mandatory Correct 30. th ese relationships can be either _____________ or _____________ ? Mark for Review (1) Points Redundant or Required (*) Replicated or Required Resourced and Really Good Redundant and Replicated Correct Section 6 (Answer all questions in this section) 41. True or False? Mark for Review (1) Points True (*) False .Correct 29. There is no limit to how may UID's an entity can have. If two entities have two relationships between them.

No commercial database systems in the world will accept tables that are not on 3rd Normal Form. this is the way UID's are named. The first UID for an entity is called the Primary UID. it is not possible to have more than one UID for an Entity. Mark for Review (1) Points . th e database conforms to the rules of ___________. the second is called Secondary UID and so on. Correct 43. each Entity can only have one UID. but then it stops. Mark for Review (1) Points Yes. True or False? Mark for Review (1) Points True False (*) Correct 44. No. the secondary one. An entity without repeated values is said to be on 1st Normal Form.Correct 42. Yes. True or False? Mark for Review (1) Points True (*) False Correct 45. When data is only stored in one place in a database. No entities can have more than two UID's. (*) No.

all constraints must be modeled and shown on the ER diagram No. All ER diagrams must have one of each of the following: Mark for Review (Choose all correct answers) One or more Entities (*) Relationships between entities (*) Arcs At least one supertype and subtype (Choose two) (1) Points . so you should list them on a separate document to be handled program matically (*) Can all constraints be modeled on an ER diagram? Correct 47. but you just explain them to the users so they can enforce them Yes.Normality Reduction Normalization (*) Multiplication Correct Section 4 (Answer all questions in this section) 46. in which case you should let the database administrator handle them No. Mark for Review (1) Points No.

True or False? Correct 50. Mark for Review (1) Points True False (*) A Supertype can have only one subtype. All instances of the supertype must be an instance of o ne of the subtypes. True or False? Mark for Review (1) Points True False (*) Correct 49.Correct 48. All instances of a subtype may be an instance of the su pertype but does not have to. True or False? Mark for Review (1) Points True (*) False Correct .