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Test: Section 1 Quiz

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Section 1 Quiz
(Answer all questions in this section)
1. Data Modeling is the last step in the database development process. True or
False?

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True
False (*)
Correct
2. Which of the following represents the correct sequence of steps in the
Database Development Process?

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Design, Build, Analyze


Analyze, Design, Build (*)
Analyze, Build, Design
Build, Analyze, Design
Correct
3. Entities are transformed into Tables during the Database Design process. True
or False?

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True (*)
False
Correct
4. Most of the well known Internet search engines use databases to store data.
True or False?

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True (*)
False

Correct
5. In the grid computing model, resources are pooled together for efficiency.
True or False?

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True (*)
False
Incorrect. Refer to Section 1 Lesson 4.
6. Software
cannot
operate
without
Hardwar
e. True
or False?

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True (*)
False
Correct
7. Personal computers (PCs) have been in existence since 1950. True or
False?

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True
False (*)
Correct
8. A specialized type of software, which controls and manages the
hardware in a computer system.

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Hardware
Software
Client
Operating System (*)
Correct
9. Which term describes the physical components of a computer system?

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Hardware (*)
Operating System
Software
Client
Correct
10. What is the difference between "information" and "data"?

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Data turns into useful information. It is stored in a database and


accessed by systems and users. (*)
Data is held and understood only by users.
Information is held and understood only by users.
Information and data have no differences - they are two words for
the same thing.
Correct
11. How do you
turn "data"
into
"information
"?

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By storing it in a database
By storing it on a server
By testing it
By querying it or accessing it (*)
Incorrect. Refer to Section 1 Lesson 2.

12. Consider your school library. It will have a database with


transaction details of the books that are borrowed by students. Is
the total number of books out on loan in one given month
considered Data or Information?
Data
Information (*)
Both
Neither

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(1) Points

Incorrect. Refer to Section 1 Lesson 2.


13. The main subject areas taught by the Oracle Academy are:

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Database performance tuning


Computer Repairs
Systems programming and computer architecture
Data Modeling, SQL, and PL/SQL (*)
Incorrect. Refer to Section 1 Lesson 1.
14. The market for IT professionals is still increasing and will continue
to do so in the future as the world gets ever more dependent on
computer systems. True or False?

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True (*)
False
Correct
15. Once you have learned how to write programs and build systems,
you no longer need any input or involvement from any users as
you are perfectly capable of delivering the systems that
businesses need and want.

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False. Business requirements can and will change. For


instance new legal requirements may arise. (*)
True. The only requirement for creating a perfect system is a
perfect programmer.
True. Users never know what they want anyway, so building
systems is best left to the professionals.
True. Users delay the delivery of a system by changing their
minds and adding new requirements.
Incorrect. Refer to Section 1 Lesson 1.

Section 1 Quiz
(Answer all questions in this section)
1. Which term describes the physical components of a computer system?

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Hardware (*)
Operating System
Client
Software
Correct
2. Businesses involved in any of the following typically use databases to handle
their data: Finance, Logistics, Commerce, Procurement, and Distribution?
True or False?

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True (*)
False
Correct
3. Software cannot operate without Hardware. True or False?

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True (*)
False
Correct
4. Changes in computing have affected many of our day-to-day activities. Are
all of the following activities examples of this change? Yes or No?
In the past you used to use the phone system to call directory assistance to
get a phone number. Today you can use your PC to look up a phone number
online.
In the past you used to have to go to the shoe store to buy shoes. Today you
can use your PC to order shoes online.
In the past you had to use your PC to send a person an email. Today you can
use your phone to send a text message.
Yes (*)
No
Correct

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5. Personal computers (PCs) have been in existence since 1950. True or False?

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True
False (*)
Correct
6. Once you
have
learned
how to
write
programs
and build
systems,
you no
longer
need any
input or
involveme
nt from
any users
as you are
perfectly
capable of
delivering
the
systems
that
businesse
s need
and want.

Mark for
Review
(1) Points

True. Users never know what they want anyway, so building


systems is best left to the professionals.
True. Users delay the delivery of a system by changing their
minds and adding new requirements.
False. Business requirements can and will change. For instance
new legal requirements may arise. (*)
True. The only requirement for creating a perfect system is a
perfect programmer.
Correct
7. The main subject areas taught by the Oracle Academy are:

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Review
(1) Points

Systems programming and computer architecture


Database performance tuning

Data Modeling, SQL, and PL/SQL (*)


Computer Repairs
Correct
8. The demand for Information Technology professionals in today's
market is increasing. True or False?

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(1) Points

True (*)
False
Correct
9. What is the difference between "information" and "data"?

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Review
(1) Points

Data turns into useful information. It is stored in a database and


accessed by systems and users. (*)
Information is held and understood only by users.
Data is held and understood only by users.
Information and data have no differences - they are two words
for the same thing.
Correct
10. How do you turn "data" into "information"?

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By storing it in a database
By testing it
By querying it or accessing it (*)
By storing it on a server
Correct
11. Informatio
n which
was
gained
from data
is the
same as:
(Choose

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Two)
(Choose all correct answers)
Knowledge (*)
Intelligence (*)
There is no difference between data and information.
Raw Materials
Correct
12. Entities are transformed into Tables during the Database Design
process. True or False?

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True (*)
False
Correct
13. Oracle was one of the first relational database systems available
commercially. True or False?

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True (*)
False
Incorrect. Refer to Section 1 Lesson 3.
14. Data Modeling is the last step in the database development process.
True or False?

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(1) Points

True
False (*)
Correct
15. Most of the well known Internet search engines use databases to
store data. True or False?

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Review
(1) Points

True (*)
False
Correct