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Data Communications Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What is a computer virus?

Question 2 2. Where is a multi-user database typically located?

Question 3 3. What kind of services does cloud computing provide?

Question 4 4. What is the difference between data and information?

Question 5 5. Which of the following about database management is false?

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Question 6 6. How would a grocery chain manage a database containing information on thousands of customers?

Question 7 7. What is the primary strategic goal of database management for an organization?

Question 8 8. What are the three fundamental elements of a database management system?

Question 9 9. Which of the following is NOT a potential advantage of a database management system (DBMS)?

Question 10 10. What is the difference between analog and digital data?

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Question 11 11. What is a firewall?

Question 12 12. What is a collection of databases that work together called?

Question 13 13. Which of the following statements is false with respect to distributed databases?

Question 14 14. Which of the following is not a benefit of cloud computing?

Question 15 15. Which statement is false with respect to multimedia data types?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following tasks is a typical role of a database administrator?

Question 17 17. What is the primary advantage of using a distributed database?

Question 18 18. Which of the following DBMS models would be used to manage a collection of audio files ?

Question 19 19. Which of the following is an example of an integer data type?

Question 20 20. What makes a relational database so effective ?

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Question 21 21. Cloud computing has made it possible for a small company to _____.

Question 22 22. Each column in a database table is also called _____?

Question 23 23. What is data encryption?

Question 24 24. Where is a multi-user database typically located?

Question 25 25. How would a university that needs to have records of student grades store this information ?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following is an example of a database?

Question 27 27. A database of auto parts has two tables. The first table includes all the different parts. The second table includes all the different types of vehicles. Some parts can be used in more than one vehicle, while all vehicles consist of more than one part. This describes which type of table association?

Question 28 28. What does a database model provide?

Question 29 29. Which of the following statements about cloud computing is INCORRECT?

Question 30 30. _____ refers to how many records in a table are related to the number of records in another table.

Data Communications Chapter Exam Instructions

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