ISBC 217

The purpose of a database is to ________.
Store lists of data involving multiple themes
A ________ is a self-describing collection of integrated records.
Database
1) The purpose of a database is to ________.
D) store lists of data involving multiple themes
2) A ________ is a self-describing collection of integrated records.
C) database
3) Which of the following best describes a byte in a database?
A) It is a character of data.
4) In a database, bytes are grouped into ________.
B) columns
5) In a database, columns are also called ________.
D) fields
6) In a database, rows are also called ________.
A) records
7) In a database, the collection of data for all columns is called a ________.
A) record
8) In a database, a group of similar rows is called a ________.
A) table
9) In a database, a table, which is a group of similar rows, is also called a ________.
C) file
10) Which of the following best describes the metadata in a database?
B) special data that describes the structure of a database
11) In a database, a ________ is a column or group of columns that identifies a unique row in a table.
D) key
12) In a database, columns that are keys of a different table than the one in which they reside are known as ________ keys.
A) foreign
13) Databases that carry their data in the form of tables and represent relationships using foreign keys are called ________ databases.
C) relational
14) In a database, a table is formally referred to as a ________.
D) relation
15) Special data that describe the data contained in a database are called ________.
C) metadata
16) A(n) ________ is a program that is used to create, process, and administer a collection of self-describing integrated records.
C) database management system (DBMS)
17) Which of the following is a DBMS product from Microsoft?
B) SQL Server
18) ________ is a popular enterprise DBMS product from IBM.
A) DB2
19) Which of the following is a function of the DBMS?
D) processing a database by inserting or modifying data
20) The DBMS provides applications for processing operations such as ________.
C) inserting or deleting data