Wednesday, July 10, 2013


Database Management System and Design MCQ Set 1

Questions 1:

The ascending order of a data hirerchy is:
a. bit-byte-record-field-file-database
b. byte-bit-field-record-file-database
c. bit-byte-field-record-file-database
d. bit-byte-file-record-field-database

Question 2:

Which of the following is true of a network structure?
a. t is a physical representation of the data
b. It allows a many-to-many relationship
c. It is conceptually simple
d. It will be dominant data base of the future

Question 3:

Which of the following is a problem of file management system?
a. difficult to update
b. lack of data independence
c. data redundancy
d. program dependence
e. all of above

Question 4:

One data dictionery software package is called
a. DB/DC dictionary
d. Datapac
e. Data Manager

Question 5:

The function of a database is ...
a. to check all input data
b. to check all spelling
c. to collect and organize input data
d. to output data

Question 6:

What is the language used by most of the DBMSs for helping their users to access data?
a. High level language
b. SQL
c. Query Language
d. 4GL

Question 7:

The model for a record management system might be
a. handwritten list
b. a Rolodex card file
c. a business form
d. all of above

Question 8:

Primitive operations common to all record management system include
a. print
b. sort
c. look-up
d. all of above

Question 9:

In a large DBMS
a. each user can "see" only a small part of the entire database
b. each subschema contains every field in the logical schema
c. each user can access every subschema

Question 10:

Information can be transferred between the DBMS and a
a. spreadsheet program
b. word processor program
c. graphics program
d. all of the above


1. c    2. b    3. e     4. a     5. c    6. c     7. d    8. c     9. a     10. d

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