Question 1 :
The relational database model was created by E.F. Codd.
The relational model for database management is a database model based on first-order predicate logic, first formulated and proposed in 1969 by E.F. Codd.
Question 2 :
A database is called "self-describing" because it contains a description of itself.
Question 3 :
In a database, data is stored in spreadsheets which have rows and columns.
Question 4 :
A database has data and relationships.
Question 5 :
One of the reasons why OODBMSs have not been widely used for business information systems is that OOP is obsolete.
Question 6 :
In an enterprise-class database system, business users interact directly with database applications, which directly access the database data.
Question 7 :
Applications are programs that interact directly with the database.
Question 8 :
The purpose of a database is to help people stop using spreadsheets.
Question 9 :
Microsoft Access is an enterprise-class database product.
Question 10 :
Structured Query Language (SQL) is an internationally recognized standard language that is understood by all commercial database management system products.
Question 11 :
The XML family of standards is very important in database processing today.
Question 12 :
A database has a built-in capability to create, process and administer itself.
Question 13 :
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) is an example of a single user database.
Question 14 :
Prior to 1970, all data was stored in separate files, which were mostly stored on reels of magnetic tape.
Question 15 :
A database design may be based on existing data.
Question 16 :
The DBMS ranked as being the "easiest to use" in the text is Oracle Corporation's Oracle.
Question 17 :
Database applications are seldom intended for use by a single user.
Question 18 :
The DBMS ranked as being the "hardest to use" in the text is Microsoft's SQL Server.
Question 19 :
In an Enterprise-class database system, business users interact directly with database applications that interact with the DBMS, which directly accesses the database data.