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Unformatted text preview: Database Processing, Ninth Edition CHAPTER 1 Introduction to Database Processing True-False Questions 1. The purpose of a database is to help people keep track of things. Answer: True Level: easy Page: 2 2. Using lists to store data can result in data inconsistency problems. Answer: True Level: easy Page: 3 3. Using lists to store data can result in data deletion problems. Answer: True Level: easy Page: 3 4. Using lists to store data will not result in data addition problems. Answer: False Level: easy Page: 3 5. Breaking a data list into pieces with a single "theme" or purpose is done using a process called table making. Answer: False Level: easy Page: 4 6. A properly constructed database can be described as a list that has been broken up into a group of pieces, each of which is called a table. Answer: True Level: easy Page: 4 7. When a properly constructed database is constructed by breaking a list into an appropriate group of pieces, many of the problems associated with lists are solved. Answer: True Level: easy Page: 4 8. In order to connect the tables in a database, each row in each table must be identified by a table name Answer: False Level: moderate Page: 5 9. A column that contains a unique identifier for the rows of its own table is called a key. Answer: True Level: moderate Page: 6 1-1 Chapter 1 - Introduction to Database Processing 10. A column that contains an identifier for the rows of another table in the database is called a global key. Answer: False Level: moderate Page: 6 11. It is the job of a program called a database management system to store and retrieve data in the database tables. Answer: True Level: moderate Page: 6 12. The industry standard supported by all major DBMSs that allows tables to be joined together is called Sequential Query Language. Answer: False Level: moderate Page: 6 13. In a database processing system, a database application interacts with the DBMS. Answer: True Level: moderate Page: 7 14. In a database processing system, a database application accesses the database data. Answer: False Level: moderate Page: 7 15. In a database processing system, the database application creates queries. Answer: True Level: moderate Page: 8 16. In a database processing system, forms are processed by the user. Answer: False Level: easy Page: 8 17. In database processing systems, business users interact directly with database applications, which directly access the database data. Answer: False Level: moderate Page: 8 18. In database processing systems, business users interact directly with the DBMS, which directly accesses the database data. Answer: False Level: moderate Page: 8 19. In database processing systems, business users interact directly with database applications that interact with the DBMS, which directly accesses the database data....
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