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04 - Databases

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

  keyboards

  information

  human beings

  computers

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

  TRUE

  FALSE

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

  politlcal parties

  attendance

  rings

  cars

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

  physical lock and key

  wax seal

  signet ring

  password

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

  mats

  cells

  rows

  goals

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

  recipe

  record

  remedy

  reality

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

  bank details, dating profile, house no. etc

  book type, author, publication date etc.

  paint colour, paint type, paint price

  price, location, edible or non edible

 8. Hospitals use databases to store information about _____________.

  food

  birds

  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: __________.

  records

  fields

  tables

  files

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

  elementary

  autostatic

  autistic

  electronic