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David Kroenke's Database Processing: Fundamentals, Design and Implementation (10 th Edition) CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION True-False Questions 1. The purpose of a database is to help people keep track of things. Answer: True Page: 4 2. In a database, each table stores data about a different type of thing. Answer: True Page: 4 3. In a database, each row in a spreadsheet has data about a particular instance. Answer: False Page: 4 4. In every database, not just the databases discussed in this book, table names are capitalized. Answer: False Page: 4 5. A database shows data in tables and the relationships among the rows those tables. Answer: True Page: 4 6. Data is recorded facts and figure; information is knowledge derived from data. Answer: True Page: 5 7. Databases record data in such a way that they can produce information. Answer: True Page: 5 8. Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) is an example of a data mining application. Answer: False Page: 7 9. Small databases typically have simple structures. Answer: False Page: 7 10. Microsoft Access is a low-end product intended for individuals and small workgroups. Answer: True Page: 8 ¶11. Applications are computer programs used directly by users. Answer: True Page: 8 12. Sequenced Query Language (SQL) is an internationally recognized standard language that is understood by all commercial database management system products. Answer: False Page: 8 13. A database management system (DBMS) creates, processes and administers databases. Answer: True Page: 9 14. Microsoft Access is just a DBMS. Page 1-1
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Chapter One Introduction Answer: False Page: 9 15. The DBMS engine in Microsoft Access is called Jet. Answer: True Page: 9 16. In Microsoft Access, you can use the Oracle DBMS in place of the Jet DBMS by using the appropriate "File" command. Answer: False Page: 10 17. In an Enterprise-class database system, a database application interacts with the DBMS. Answer: True Page: 10-11 [And see Figure 1-7] 18. In an Enterprise-class database system, a database application accesses the database data. Answer: False Page: 10-11 [And see Figure 1-7] 19. In an Enterprise-class database system, business users interact directly with the DBMS, which directly accesses the database data. Answer: False Page: 10-11 [And see Figure 1-7] 20. All database applications get and put database data by sending SQL statements to the DBMS. Answer: True Page: 11 21. The DBMS ranked as having the "most power and features" in the text is IBM's DB2. Answer: False Page: 11 ¶22. The DBMS ranked as being the "most difficult to use" in the text is Oracle Corporation's Oracle. Answer: True Page: 11 23. The DBMS ranked as being the "easiest to use" in the text is Microsoft's SQL Server. Answer:
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