SQL DROP Table: Tutorial & Explanation


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In Oracle, the following condition on the DROP TABLE command prevents writing to the recycle bin:

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1. The following syntax will drop a table from the database

2. Before removing the table from the database, DROP TABLE _____ the data.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Your understanding of SQL DROP Table is tested with this combo of a quiz and worksheet. You can review the proper syntax for dropping and different commands for checking on tables.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Expect to find the following topics inside the quiz questions:

  • Conditions to prevent writing to the recycle bin
  • Dropping a table from the database
  • Examples of items to drop from a database
  • Checking to see if a table exists before dropping

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you know the proper command for preventing writing to the recycle bin
  • Information recall - remember what you have learned about removing tables from the database
  • Knowledge application - use what you know to answer questions about what to drop from the database

Additional Learning

To review more, head over to the lesson titled SQL DROP Table: Tutorial & Explanation. Inside, you can find the following material:

  • Syntax
  • Oracle
  • SQL Server
  • MS-SQL