Wednesday, January 20, 2010

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1) MySQL runs on which operating systems?
a) Linux and Mac OS-X only
b) Any operating system at all
c) Unix, Linux, Windows and others
d) Unix and Linux only
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2) To remove duplicate rows from the result set of a SELECT use the following keyword:
d) None of the above
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3) Which of the following can add a row to a table?
a) Add
b) Insert
c) Update
d) Alter
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4) To use MySQL on your computer, you'll need?
a) FTP and Telnet
b) Some sort of client program to access the databases
c) A Browser
d) Perl, PHP or Java
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5) Which SQL statement is used to insert a new data in a database?
c) ADD
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6) In a LIKE clause, you can could ask for any value ending in "qpt" by writing
a) LIKE %qpt
b) LIKE *ton
c) LIKE ton$
d) LIKE ^.*ton$
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7) A NULL value is treated as a blank or 0.
a) True
b) Fasle
c) None of the above
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8) MySQL is
a) A Programming language
b) A Programming language
c) A technique for writing reliable programs
d) A Relational Database Management System
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9) In a LIKE clause, you can ask for any 6 letter value by writing?
a) LIKE ??????
b) LIKE .{6} Answer 5: LIKE ^.{6}$
c) LIKE ...... (that's six dots)
d) LIKE ______ (that's six underscore characters)
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10) The result of a SELECT statement can contain duplicate rows.
a) False
b) True
c) None of the above
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11) Which function used to get the current time in mysql?
a) getTime()
b) Time()
c) NOW()
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12) A table may be joined to itself.
a) True
b) false
c) None of the above
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13) Which of the following is not a valid aggregate function?
b) MIN
c) MAX
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14) mysql_pconnect()
is used to make a persistent connection to the database which means a SQL link that do not close when the execution of your script ends.
a) True
b) False
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15) What SQL clause is used to restrict the rows returned by a query?
a) AND
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16) Which of the following is used to delete an entire MYSQL database?
a) mysql_drop_database
b) mysql_drop_entiredb
c) mysql_drop_db
d) mysql_drop_dbase
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17) MySQL supports the complete SQL99 standard
a) false
b) true
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18) Primary Key does allow the Null Values. where as in
Unique key doesn't accept the Null values.
True or False ?
a) False
b) True
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19)How much character are allowed to create database name?
a) 55
b) 72
c) 64
d) 40
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20) Which of the following commands should be used to create a database named “student”?
a) CREATE ?I student
c) DATABASE /student
d) DATABSE student
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21) Which one will delete the table data as well as table structure?
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22) The USE command?
a) Is used to load code from another file
b) Has been deprecated and should be avoided for security reasons
c) Is a pseudonym for the SELECT command
d) Should be used to choose the database you want to use once you've connected to MySQL
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23) Given an employees table as follows:
emp_id emp_name
1 Brush
2 Jerrin
what value will be return by below query ?
Select count(*) from employees
a) 3
b) 2
c) 1
d) none of the above
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24) The main MySQL program that does all the data handling is called?
a) mysql.exe
b) mysql
c) mysqld
d) httpd
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25) A SELECT command without a WHERE clause returns?
a) All the records from a table that match the previous WHERE clause
b) All the records from a table, or information about all the records
c) SELECT is invalid without a WHERE clause
d) Nothing
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26) MySQL Access security is controlled through?
a) The ID that the user logged into the server through, and priveliges set up for that account.
b) MySQL login accounts, and priveliges set for each account
c) The normal login security is sufficient for MySQL, and it does not have any extra controls of its own.
d) A table of valid IP addresses, and priveliges set up for each IP address
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27) In a SELECT with a GROUP BY clause, a WHERE clause, and a HAVING clause, the WHERE conditions are applied before the HAVING conditions.
a) True
b) Fasle
c) Either True or False
d) None of the above
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