SQL DROP Columns & Rows: Tutorial


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The correct syntax for dropping a column in SQL Server is:

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1. To drop/delete a row of data, use the _____ command.

2. A(n) _____ is required at the end command.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo will help you gauge your understanding of the vocabulary and syntax of the DROP command in SQL. Questions will ask you to choose key terms from a definition as well as explain what syntactic changes will do to commands.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Through these questions, you can review your knowledge of:

  • The correct syntax for dropping a column or row in SQL
  • The terms for a record of data and field of data
  • What is required at the end of a command

Skills Practiced

  • Critical thinking - apply knowledge of SQL syntax to correctly answer questions about how SQL commands will be carried out
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as record of data and data field
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions such as the correct syntax needed for different commands in SQL

Additional Learning

You can find more information about the DROP command in SQL by viewing the lesson titled SQL DROP COlumns & Rows: Tutorial. This lesson will cover topics such as:

  • Correct command syntax in different database systems
  • Real-world examples of commands in action
  • What happens to data when you drop a column