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A database object that retrieves specific data from one or more tables is a


A flat database

is not related to any other collection of data.

A query is a database object that

retrieves specific data from one or more database tables or queries.

An Access record is saved when you

move to the next record.

Before populating a table, which is the correct sequence of steps?

Create and name the database, save the database, create and name the table.

Each table row contains all the categories of data pertaining to one entity and is called a


Good database design does NOT include

accessible coding so that users can alter the structure of the database.

Headers and footers for Microsoft Access tables and queries

are controlled by default settings and cannot be edited.

In Microsoft Access, all data is stored in one or more


One purpose of a form is to

simplify data entry in a table

One purpose of a report is to

display the fields and records from a table in an easy-to-read format.

Raw data that has been organized so as to become useful is also known as


The Access view that displays the table data in columns and rows is called

Datasheet view.

The Caption property

displays a name for a field other than the field name.

The advantage of using a template when starting a new database is that

database objects are already created.

The most common database objects are

tables, forms, and reports.

The process of creating a query involves

choosing the table(s) and selecting the fields you want to include in the query result.

The table Design view shows

the structure of the table.

To create a query using the Simple Query Wizard, you choose the data source and

field names.

To organize your database objects you must use the

Navigation Pane.

To rename a table, you can

right-click the table name in the Navigation Pane.

To view a table in Design view:

in the Views group, click the View button and click Design View.

When creating a new table, Access does NOT

prevent the user from modifying the ID field.

When data in a table becomes redundant,

it is usually an indication that you need a new table to contain information about the topic.

When importing data from an Excel workbook, you may NOT

append a copy of the records to an open, active table.

If you accidentally place two copies of the same table list in the Relationships window, which is the correct method for removing the extra table?

Right-click the table, and select Hide Table.

If you want the records in a table to be sorted by last name and then by first name within each last name, you would need to

sort Lastname as the outermost field in ascending order.

In a query, to sort Z to A by Department (outermost), then A to Z by Lastname (innermost),

Department would be to the left of Lastname in the query design grid.

Regarding the sorting of query results, which of the following is FALSE?

Only the sort order specified in Datasheet view is saved with the query design.

Sorting a table in descending order by a Last Name field would NOT

sort ONLY the Last Name field, thus mixing up the records.

The address 123 Main Street would NOT display using the criteria

?? Main St??

To create a crosstab query based on two tables, you must

create a select query on which to base the crosstab query.

To find a contribution amount of $300 or greater, the entry in the Amount field's criteria should be


To locate records in which a field is left blank, what should be used as the criteria for that field?

Is Null

When Baseball is placed on the Criteria row of the Sport field and Football is placed on the OR row for the same field, the only way to specify scholarship amounts greater than $400 for both sports is to

enter >400 on both the Criteria and OR rows in the field for the scholarship amount.

When establishing a relationship, common fields do NOT necessarily need to have

the same field name.

When looking for a date during the week beginning 8/2/2015 and ending 8/8/2015, which of the following would be the correct criteria?

Between 8/2/2015 and 8/8/2015

When searching for "Red" or "Rad" or "Rid" or "Rod", but NOT "Rodney" or "Reed" or "Ron", which of the following criteria should be used?


Where can you view the security and privacy settings for Access?

Trust Center

Which is the correct expression for calculating 20 percent of the existing field Cost?


Which is the primary advantage of creating a new query based on an existing query?

It saves time if your new query uses the same fields as the existing query.

Which of the following expressions would correctly add a calculated field named Discount that is 20 percent of the Price field?

Discount: [Price]*0.20

Which of the following is NOT a function that can be used with the Totals button?


Which of the following is NOT a true statement regarding a select query?

A complex select query should be created using the Query Wizard.

Which of the following is NOT true regarding security alerts?

They can be resolved permanently by most college users in the Trust Center.

Which of the following would NOT be displayed for a criteria of R*d?


A theme

should be applied before doing other formatting to a form.

Access forms can

be based on multiple tables.

Compared to Filter by Form, Filter by Selection

does not allow as much flexibility.

Compared to the Form tool, the Form Wizard

allows more flexibility in the layout and design of the form.

Form Layout view differs from Design view in that

only Form Layout view allows modifications while viewing data.

In Layout view, if the width of controls is insufficient to display all of the data, the field has been


In Layout view, the ________ is a small symbol displayed in the upper left corner used to move the entire group of controls.

layout selector

Organizing and summarizing data in a report can be accomplished by

grouping data.

Resizing sections in a form must be done in

Design view.

The OR condition

displays records that meet either of two criteria.

The Report Wizard

enables you to specify how the report data is grouped and sorted.

The advantage of resizing controls in Layout view rather than in Design view is

by seeing the content of the fields in Layout view, you can visually determine that the space allotted is adequate.

To print just one record from a form, which of the following would you choose in the Print dialog box?

the Selected Record(s) option

To view report data while making changes to a report, use

Layout view.

Using a form for data entry can increase the usefulness of a database by increasing


Using the"keep whole group together on one page" command ensures

labels, data, and totals will all be on one page as long as the data doesn't exceed one page.

When a field is too narrow to display numeric information, the data displays as

pound signs

When a filter is active, which of the following is NOT true?

A small funnel appears to the right of the database name in the title bar.

When viewing a report in Design view, which of the following is NOT a section name?

Form Footer

When you delete records in Access,

any records deleted by mistake must be reentered.

Which is NOT true concerning forms?

Every table must have at least one form.

Which of the following can display records based on values in one or more fields?

Filter by Form

Which of the following displays only records that contain the value in the selected field?

Filter by Selection

Which of the following is NOT true regarding a report?

It can be based on another report.

Which of the following would NOT be considered a design modification of a report?

Change the table on which the report is based.

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