Sie sind auf Seite 1von 3

Technological Institute of the Philippines

938 Aurora Blvd. Cubao, Quezon City

College of Information Technology Education

ITE 014 – Information Management

Midterm Period
Displaying Data from Multiple Tables; and Group Functions
Name: Surname, Firstname Mi. Date:
Program / Section: Instructor: Ms. Roxanne A. Pagaduan
Assessment Task: Assignment No.2
The following questions support the attainment of CILOs:
1. Write SQL statements based on given problems and retrieve data in the database.
5. Create query using functions and Joins.
 Read and Answer the following questions.
 Total Points: 25 points

1. Which of the following statements is/are TRUE about the following query?
SELECT DISTINCT colors, sizes
FROM items;
_____ a. Each color will appear only once in the results set.
_____ b. Each size will appear only once in the results set.
_____ c. Each color and size combination will appear more than once in the results set.
_____ d. Unique combinations of color and size will appear only once in the results set.


2. Which of the following statements is/are TRUE about the following query? (2 points)
SELECT AVG(NVL(selling_bonus, 0.10))
FROM bonuses;
_____ a. If the selling_bonus column has a null value, 0.10 will be substituted.
_____ b. The datatypes of the values in the NVL clause can be any datatype except date data.
_____ c. This statement will cause an error. There cannot be two functions in the SELECT statement.
_____ d. There will be no null values in the selling_bonus column when the average is calculated.


3. What values will be returned when the statement below is issued? Write your answer in table format. (2 points)

SELECT COUNT(DISTINCT shoe_color) count1,

COUNT(shoe_color) count2
FROM shoes;

4. Employees of RAA Fast Foods have birth dates of July 1, 1980, March 19, 1979, and March 30, 1979. If you select
MIN(birthdate), which date will be returned?


5. In the SQL query shown below, which of the following are true about this query? (2 points)
_______ a. Kimberly Grant would not appear in the results set.
_______ b. The GROUP BY clause has an error because the manager_id is not listed in the SELECT clause.
_______ c. Names beginning with Ki will appear after names beginning with Ko.
_______ d. Only salaries greater than 16001 will be in the result set.
_______ e. Last names such as King and Kochhar will be returned even if they don’t have salaries > 16000.

SELECT last_name, MAX(salary)

FROM employees
WHERE last_name LIKE 'K%'
GROUP BY manager_id, last_name
HAVING MAX(salary) >16000
ORDER BY last_name DESC;


6. Write a query that will return both the maximum and minimum average salary grouped by department from the
employees table. (2 points)

7. Rewrite the following syntax/query using Oracle Proprietary Join, JOIN ON clause and JOIN USING clause of
ANSI/SQL 99 standard equijoin syntax. (3 points)
SELECT department_id, department_name, location_id, city
FROM departments
NATURAL JOIN locations;
8. Using the employees and departments structures of your oracle pdborcl database, create a query using outer join that
shows employee last names, department IDs, and department names. Include all employees even if they are not
assigned to a department. Use Oracle Proprietary Join and equivalent statement using ANSI/SQL 99 standard joins. (2

9. Modify the query in problem 8 to return the entire department IDs even if no employees are assigned to them. Provide
two possible queries. (2 points)

10. There are one or more errors in each of the following statements. Describe the errors and correct them. (1 point each
error defined and 1 point for each correct the defined error). Total Points: 8 points

a. WHERE e.department_id(+) = d.department_id (+);

How can you return data from two tables that is not in either one?
Possible corrected solutions are:

b. SELECT e.employee id, e. last name, d. location id

FROM employees, departments
WHERE e.department_id = d.department_id(+);