Final Exam Review-spr08 - Final Exam Review ProblemsIFMG300...

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Final Exam Review Problems—IFMG300 Question 1 For which function was NASCAR's new information system geared toward? a. Supply chain management b. Sales and marketing c. Production and manufacturing d. Finance and accounting Question 2 A characteristic or quality describing an entity is called a(n): a. field. b. tuple. c. key field. d. attribute. Question 3 The confusion created by ________ makes it difficult for companies to create customer relationship management, supply chain management, or enterprise systems that integrate data from different sources. a. batch processing b. data redundancy c. data independence d. online processing Question 4 A DBMS: a. makes the physical database available for different logical views. b. makes the logical database available for different analytical views. c. makes the physical database available for different analytical views. d. makes the relational database available for different analytical views. Question 5 The type of logical database model that treats data as if they were stored in two-dimensional tables is the: a. OODBMS. b. pre-digital DBMS. c. relational DBMS. d. hierarchical DBMS. Question 6 In a relational database, a record is referred to in technical terms as a(n): a. tuple. b. row. c. entity. d. field. Question 7 A field identified in a record as holding the unique identifier for that record is called the: a. primary key. b. key field. c. primary field. d. unique ID. Question 8 Oracle Database Lite is a(n): a. DBMS for small handheld computing devices. b. Internet DBMS. c. mainframe relational DBMS. d. DBMS for midrange computers. Question 9 In a relational database, the three basic operations used to develop useful sets of data are: a. select, project, and where. b. select, join, and where. c. select, project, and join. d. select, from, and join. Question 10 The join operation: a. combines relational tables to provide the user with more information than is otherwise available. b. identifies the table from which the columns will be selected. c. creates a subset consisting of columns in a table. d. organizes elements into segments. Question 11 The data dictionary serves as an important data management tool by: a. assigning attributes to the data. b. creating an inventory of data contained in the database. c. presenting data as end users or business specialists would perceive them. d. maintaining data in updated form. Question 12 The type of database management approach that can handle multimedia is the: a. hierarchical DBMS. b. relational DBMS. c. network DBMS. d. object-oriented DBMS. Question 13 The specialized language programmers use to add and change data in the database is called: a. data access language. b. data manipulation language. c. structured Query language. d. data definition language.
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Question 14 DBMS typically include report-generating tools in order to: a. retrieve and display data. b. display data in an easier-to-read format. c. display data in graphs. d. perform predictive analysis.
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This note was uploaded on 12/17/2010 for the course IFMG 300 taught by Professor Anthonypizur during the Spring '10 term at Keller Graduate School of Management.

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