Design for Databases & SQL


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What is the characteristic of a flat database?

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1. What is a relational or SQL database?

2. What does the Select statement in a SQL query do?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and its associated worksheet will test your knowledge of what an SQL database is. Questions will quiz you on concepts as well as examples of applications.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these questions to help you review:

  • Characteristics of a flat database
  • What an SQL database is
  • What the select statement in an SQL query does

Skills Practiced

  • Making connections - use understanding of the concepts to describe why a relational database is also known as an SQL database
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as what the primary key in an SQL database does
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about what the select statement does in SQL

Additional Learning

Do you want to know more about SQL? If so, review the lesson titled What is an SQL Database? - Definition & Sample. It will reveal topics like:

  • What a data separator is
  • Real world examples of SQL databases
  • How permissions help to limit access to a database