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Business English/ESL | Topic: English for Database Administration (DBA) 4

Designed to teach you the most up-to-date IT (information technology)-related words and expressions. This exercise is on database administration terminology.





QUESTIONS:
(Choose the best response for each one)


1. I'm responsible for __________________ which data fields will be used.
  deciding
  decision
  dedicating

2. Make sure that your field names are unique and __________________.
  describing
  descriptive
  deceptive

3. Your field names are too vague. They need to be more __________________.
  specified
  spec-sheet
  specific

4. The __________________ ( = first/original) value was 0.
  initial
  inert
  invalid

5. A SQL statement can be used to __________________ ( = get information from) a database.
  question
  ask
  query

6. Do you know how to __________________ ( = divide) a field into multiple fields?
  spit
  split
  spot

7. Would you like to update these values for all records, or only those records that meet specified __________________ ( = rules, values).
  criteria
  interior
  crater

8. It might not be the __________________ ( = normal, accepted) way of doing things, but it works.
  conditional
  conventional
  conceptual

9. The symbol ">" usually means "__________________".
  bigger like
  greater than
  bigger than

10. Many databases are made up of __________________ (which are vertical) and rows (which are horizontal).
  colons
  calluses
  columns

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