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CS 4400 SAMPLE QUIZ 1 Spring 2005 (Revised by Navathe) 1. Which of the following are properties of a database? a) It represents some aspect of the real world b) It is a logically coherent collection of data with some inherent meaning c) It is designed, built and populated with data for a specific purpose d) All of the above 2. The information stored in the DBMS catalog is often referred to as a) Application data b) Meta-data c) External data d) Temporal data 3. Program-data independence refers to the ability to a) Access data without a program b) Write a program to access any piece of data c) Change the structure of the data files without having to change the programs that access the data files d) Define data in your program 4. A view may be a) A subset of the database b) Virtual data that is derived from the database c) Both (a) and (b) d) None of the above 5. Characteristics of a database system include a) Providing security and authorization mechanisms b) Providing storage structures for efficient query processing c) Providing backup and recovery mechanisms d) All of the above 6. Which of the following is an example of a database integrity constraint? a) The grade assigned to a student for a course must be either an A, B, C, D or F b) Every course must have a unique value for its course number c) The name of any student must be less than 30 characters in length d) All of the above Quiz 1 Sample (Revised) 1
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7. Which of the following data models would most likely be used by a casual end user? a)
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