MYSQL Quiz

1. Which character is used to indicate the end of a MYSQL statements?

;

:

'

-

#


2. What is a database?

a web host

an operating system

an interpreter

a programming language

a stored collection of information


3. Which of the following syntax examples will cause an error?

SELECT column1, column2, column2 FROM tablename;

SELECT * FROM tablename WHERE columnname LIKE '%keyword%';

SELECT * FROM tablename WHERE (column1 LIKE 'keyword' AND column2 LIKE 'keyword';

SELECT DISTINCT column1 FROM tablename ORDER BY column1;

SELECT * FROM pets COUNT(*);


4. Is "=" an operator or a data type?

Operator

Data Type


Bonus Question: What kind of tiles can't you stick on walls?

Clay tiles!

Porcelain tiles!

Ceramic tiles!

Reptiles!


5. What will "DESCRIBE columnname;" do?

Show All the Columns In A Table

Show All the Tables In A Column

Nothing


6. MYSQL is the opposite of an Excel spreadsheet or HTML table.

True

False


7. What 3 things need to be specified during an UPDATE statement?

Database & Table

Database, Column & New Update

Table, Column & New Data


Bonus Question: What kind of flower grows on your face?

Daisies!

Roses!

Tulips!

Chrysanthemums!

Irises!


8. Is it possible to change the format of a table that already contains data?

Yes

No


9. Which command will disconnect you from the mysql server?

exit

stop

quit

done

over


10. What is the proper syntax used to insert data into a table?

INSERT INTO tablename VALUES ();

INSERT VALUES () INTO tablename ();

INSERT VALUES () INTO tablename;

INSERT INTO tablename () VALUES ();


11. What is the proper syntax for creating a table?

CREATE TABLE columnnames (tablename);

CREATE tablename (columnnames);

CREATE columnnames (tablename);

CREATE TABLE tablename (columnnames);


12. What is the proper syntax for deleting a table?

DELETE DATABASE IF EXISTS databasename;

DROP TABLE tablename;

DELETE TABLE tablename;

DROP DATABASE IF EXISTS databasename;


13. Is "INT" an operator or a data type?

Operator

Data Type