04 - Databases

 1. A database is a computerised system that makes it easy to search, select and store __________.

  human beings




 2. The only place databases are used are libraries. Libraries use databases to store information about books.



 3. Your school might use a database to store information about ___________ or to store pupils' and teachers' contact information.



  politlcal parties


 4. Databases are often protected using a ___________ in order to ensure people's personal data is kept safe.


  physical lock and key

  signet ring

  wax seal

 5. A database for all the equipment in a sports shop would be made up of a single table with columns and ____.





 6. Each item that you put into your database is called a ________.





 7. The columns of the table are called 'fields'. Examples of fields for a library with books would include:

  paint colour, paint type, paint price

  book type, author, publication date etc.

  bank details, dating profile, house no. etc

  price, location, edible or non edible

 8. Hospitals use databases to store information about _____________.

  all sorts of things, including patients and doctors.

  cats and dogs



 9. A big company has a database for their employees. Name, age, address and telephone number are examples of: __________.





 10. A database is an _________system that allows data to be easily accessed, manipulated and updated.