Alejandro Aguilar, Randy Aguilar Jr,
Carlos Muraira
Database an organized collection
of information that may
or may not be stored in a
computer
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base de datos  conjunto organizado de
información que puede
estar guardado o no en una
computadora
Tabla
Estructura subyacente de
una base de datos
relacional caracterizada
por filas y columnas.
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Table -the underlying
structure of a relational
database characterized
by rows and columns
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record
a part of a database
that holds data about
a particular individual
or item
field
part of a database
that holds an
individual piece of
data
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registro
parte de una base de
datos que contiene
datos acerca de un
individuo o elemento
específico
campo
parte de una base de
datos que contiene un
dato individual
 data
type
settings applied to a
database field, which
allow the field to
store only information
of a specific type
and/or format
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tipo de datos
parámetros que se
aplican a un campo de
base de datos, que
permiten al campo
almacenar información
de un solo tipo y/o
formato específico
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garbage in, garbage
out (GIGO)
a phrase that stresses
the importance of
inputting accurate
data in a database
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entra basura, sale
basura
frase que destaca la
importancia de
introducir datos
precisos en una base
de datos
1 . Which of the
following is not a
part of a database?
 A.tables
 B.records
 C.fields
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2. In a database,
a _____ is a unit of
information about
one individual or
item.
 A.table
 B.field
 C.record
 D.file
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3. Which of the
following is not an
advantage of a
computerized database?
A.the ability to enter
information quickly
B.the ability to find
information quickly
C.the ability to create
worksheets
D.the ability to organize
information in different
ways
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4.What does the term
GIGO stand for?
A.get in, get out
B.good information,
good output
C.garbage in, garbage
out
D.garbage input,
garbage output
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4.What does the term
GIGO stand for?
A.get in, get out
B.good information,
good output
C.garbage in, garbage
out
D.garbage input,
garbage output
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5. Which type of
database allows you
to work with data in
only one table?
A.relational database
B.key-field database
C.flat-file database
D.organizational
database
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6.This kind of
database can be used to
store all kinds of items,
such as documents or
video clips.
A.flat-file database
B.object-oriented
database
C.multimedia database
D.none of the above
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7._____ the same data
in multiple tables
requires the computer to
store more information
and increases the chance
of errors.
A.Repeating
B.Avoiding
C.Formatting
D.Linking
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8.This means finding
data by looking at all
the records in a
database.
A.surfing
B.mining
C.peeking
D.browsing
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If you sort data in
order of increasing
value, such as A–Z or
1–9, what sort order are
you using?
A.ascending
B.descending
C.incremental
D.exponential
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.False
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10.This is a usercreated direction that
tells the database to
find specific records.
A.sort order
B.report template
C.query
D.field
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11.A database is an
organized collection
of information.
A.True
B.False
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12. Databases
typically store all
their data in one large
table.
A.True
B.False
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13.A field’s data type
determines what kind
of information can be
stored there.
A.True
B.False
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A computerized
database can store
millions of telephone
numbers.
A.True
B.False
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A query lets you
speed up the browsing
process by finding
information that
matches specific
criteria.
A.True
B.False
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