Basic SQL Query Syntax


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Which term below refers to strict structural patterns when related to SQL?

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1. Oracle, DB2, and MySQL are examples of what type of database?

2. The SQL clause used to identify the table or tables containing the target data is the _____ clause.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The questions in this quiz will measure your understanding of simple SQL query syntax. You'll need to answer five short multiple-choice questions in the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Here's what you'll be tested on:

  • Strict structural patterns related to SQL
  • Category of Oracle, DB2, and MySQL databases
  • SQL clause used to identify the table containing target data
  • Character used as a delimiter between fields in an SQL SELECT statement
  • SQL statement clause used to identify criteria matched for use in the results

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about strict structural patterns related to SQL
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the category of Oracle, DB2, and MySQL databases
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related simple SQL query syntax lesson

Additional Learning

Be sure to check out the related lesson titled Basic SQL Query Syntax. Here are some of the topics you'll find in this lesson:

  • Proper syntax required to form a query
  • Examples of relational databases
  • Effective construction of SQL statements