Database:Exercise - Introduction to Databases

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Exersise questions for chapter 01 - Introduction to Databases

1. An organised collection of data is called

  • 1. A database
  • 2. Ace of base
  • 3. A datamachine

2. A DBMS is a collection of software to manage

  • 1. An operating system
  • 2. One or more databases
  • 3. An application

3. DBMS is short for

  • 1. Deep Blue MicroSoft
  • 2. Distributed Business Machine Software
  • 3. DataBase Management System

4. SQL is a language for

  • 1. Querying databases
  • 2. Primarily solving sudukos
  • 3. Network communication

5. Which of the following statements are true?

  • 1. A DBMS is much faster at searching and manipulating data in large volumes than a standard application with an ad hoc data storage module
  • 2. A DBMS is an integrated part of most software applications you write
  • 3. A DBMS allows for decoupling the data from your applications
  • 4. A database (management system) allows for centralising our data to be accessed from various distributed systems
  • 5. A database (management system) must know the type of application talking to it

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1. An organised collection of data is called

  • 1. A database
  • 2. Ace of base
  • 3. A datamachine

2. A DBMS is a collection of software to manage

  • 1. An operating system
  • 2. One or more databases
  • 3. An application

3. DBMS is short for

  • 1. Deep Blue MicroSoft
  • 2. Distributed Business Machine Software
  • 3. DataBase Management System

4. SQL is a language for

  • 1. Querying databases
  • 2. Primarily solving sudukos
  • 3. Network communication

5. Which of the following statements are true?

  • 1. A DBMS is much faster at searching and manipulating data in large volumes than a standard application with an ad hoc data storage module
  • 2. A DBMS is an integrated part of most software applications you write
  • 3. A DBMS allows for decoupling the data from your applications
  • 4. A database (management system) allows for centralising our data to be accessed from various distributed systems
  • 5. A database (management system) must know the type of application talking to it

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