ODBC, OLE DB, ADO, and ASP

Q1: In ODBC, a file that can be shared among database users is called a:

A system data source.

B file data source.

C user data source.

D SQL text file.

Q2: In OLE DB, a tabular data provider:

A does not own data.

B transforms data through ODE DB interfaces.

C is both a consumer and a provider of data.

D exposes data via rowsets.

Q3: ________ is considered to be one of the foundations of data access in the Microsoft world.

A ODBC

B OLE DB

C JPCD

D ADO

Q4: ________ is a simple object model that is easier to understand and use than OLE DB, and is frequently used for database applications.

A ASP

B XML

C ODBC

D ADO

Q5: The ODBC core API consists of which of the following functions?

A Commit or rollback transactions only

B Connect to data sources with driver-specific information only

C Connect to data sources only

D Both 1 and 3 above are in the OBDC core API.

Q6: In ODBC, a data source that is local to a single computer is called a:

A system data source.

B file data source.

C user data source.

D SQL text file.

Q7: ________ is an interface by which application programs can access and process SQL databases in a DBMS-independent manner.

A ODBC

B OLE DB

C JPCD

D ADO

Q8: ODBC minimum SQL grammar contains which of the following?

A INSERT, UPDATE, DELETE only

B Stored Procedures only

C Literals for date, time and timestamp only

D CREATE VIEW, DROP VIEW only

Q9: When using ODBC, which of the following processes ODBC requests and submits specific SQL statements to a given type of data source?

A Data source

B Driver

C Driver manager

D DBMS

Q10: When using ODBC, which of the following serves as an intermediary between the application and the DBMS drivers?

A Data source

B Driver

C Driver manager

D OLE DB

Q11: In OLE DB, which of the following represents characteristics of the recordset abstraction?

A Properties

B Collections

C Methods

D Abstractions

Q12: In OLE DB, which of the following represents characteristics of the recordset abstraction?

A Properties

B Collections

C Methods

D Abstractions

Q13: ODBC core SQL grammar contains which of the following?:

A INSERT, UPDATE, DELETE only

B Stored procedures only

C Full SELECT (includes subqueries) only

D Both 1 and 3 above are contained in the ODBC core SQL.

Q14: The ODBC Level 2 API contains which the following functions?

A Commit or rollback transactions only

B Connect to data sources with driver-specific information only

C Connect to data sources only

D All of the above are contained in the OBDC Level 2 API

Q15: In OLE DB, actions that an object can perform are called:

A properties.

B collections.

C methods.

D abstractions.

Q16: In OLE DB, a service provider:

A does not own data only.

B transforms data through OLE DB interfaces only.

C is both a consumer and a provider of data only.

D All of the above are true of an OLE DB service provider.

Q17: An ODBC data structure that identifies a database and the DBMS that processes it is called a(n):

A data source.

B driver manager.

C driver.

D API.

Q18: The ODBC Level 1 API contains which of the following functions?

A Browse possible connections and data sources only

B Connect to data sources with driver-specific information only

C Process a scrollable cursor only

D Both 1 and 3 above are in the OBDC Level 1 API.

Q19: ________ is a cover for utilizing OLE DB that is designed for use by almost any language.

A ODBC

B ASP

C JPCD

D ADO

Q20: Which of the following are goals of OLE DB?

A Create object interfaces for DBMS functionality pieces only.

B Increase flexibility only.

C Object interface over any type of data only.

D All of the above as goals of OLE DB.

Q21: ________ is an object-oriented interface that encapsulates data-server functionality.

A ODBC

B OLE DB

C JPCD

D ADO


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