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table d) None of the above
Metadata is associated with the following a) Extraction Transformation and Loading b) Front end access c) Data warehouse administration d) All of the above
The relationship between a fact table and a dimension table is a) One to One b) One to Many c) Many to One d) Many to Many
A fact table is linked to a dimension table using a) Surrogate keys b) Compound keys c) Complex keys d) None of the above
The following methods can be used for handling slowly changing dimensions a) Inserting a new field in the table b) Inserting a new record in the table c) Overwrite the existing data d) All of the above
Which of the following is associated with coverage tables? a) Factless fact tables b) Conformed dimensions c) Casual dimensions d) Helper tables
How are dimensions in a Multi Dimensional database related? a) Hierarchically b) In a Network c) By an inverse list d) Non of the above
The process of standardizing the data that is extracted from the operational systems is known as a) Transformation b) Cleansing c) Population d) Data Staging
Which type of modeling technique is associated with a data warehousing? a) Dimensional Modeling b) ER Modeling c) Object Oriented Modeling d) All of the above
Which of the following is not an ETL tool? a) Power Mart b) Data Stage c) Scenario d) Data Junction
The process of viewing detailed data from summarized data is known as a) Drill up b) Drill down c) Drill through d) Drill across
Which one of the following is not an example of a measure? a) Product cost b) Product quantity c) Product name d) Product price
How many techniques are there for handling slowly changing dimensions? a) 1 b) 2 c) 3 d) 4
Where will you find measures in a data warehouse? a) Dimension tables b) Fact tables c) Helper tables d) Look up tables
Which of the following statements are false? a) A collection of data warehouse will equal a data mart. b) A data warehouse is used for making tactical decisions. c) A data warehouse is updated by transactions. d) All of the above.
When would you ideally use multiple fact tables? a) When all the fact can’t be place in a single fact table. b) In order to support a business with many process. c) In order to track multiple events. d) In order to support users that are located at different locations and require high response times.
Which of the following statements are true for dimensional tables? a) They are the entry points into the data warehouse. b) Data in a dimension table should not change. c) Every dimension table should be linked to only a single fact table. d) Dimension tables describe the data that is stored in the fact table.
Which of the following statements are true for Snow Flake Schemas a) It affects cross attribute browsing performance. b) It should always be used in the design of a data warehouse. c) It defeats the purpose of using bitmap indexes. d) All of the above
When would you ideally use a type 3 Slowly Changing dimension (by adding an addition field)? a) It is used when a change is tentative b) When we want to keep the tracking history with the old value of the attribute as well as the new. c) When we want to save on storage space. d) It should be used when the old value of the attribute is of no importance.
Which of the following statements are true for a star schema? a) A star schema is highly normalized b) It is built for simplicity and speed. e) The star schema is built for quick access to the data. c) All of the above
Which of the following factors influence the ETL architecture? a) The type of end user access tool that will be used. b) The type of analysis that will be carried out on the data warehouse. c) Volume at each data warehouse component. d) Complexity of the process at each stage.
What is the use of a data staging area? a) It serves as a storage area on which end users can carry out analysis. b) A data staging area serves the same purpose as an ODS. c) It serves as a storage area where the source data can be prepared for loading into the data warehouse. d) All of the above.
Which of the following is true for dimensional modeling? a) It cannot be easily extended to accommodate unexpected new data elements. b) It is a predictable and standard framework. c) It is difficult to design a data warehouse based on a dimensional model. d) The framework of the star join schema withstands unexpected changes in user behavior.
Which of the following is not true when it comes to dimensional modeling? a) Implementing a dimensional data model will lead to a stovepipe decision support system. b) Dimensional models only work with retail databases. c) Snowflaking is an alternative to dimensional modeling. d) All of the above
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2. List Section, Days, and Time for all sections of MIS 3353 that have at least 15 students enrolled.
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