Sunday, November 4, 2012


                        ORACLE OBJECTIVE QUESTIONS - 04 NOV 2012

1. What is the parameter substitution symbol used with INSERT INTO command?

Answer: & symbol

 2. Which command displays the SQL command in the SQL buffer, and then executes it?

Answer: run

3. What are the wildcards used for pattern matching?

Answer: %   for multiple characters
     _   for single character

4. State whether true or false.
EXISTS, SOME, ANY are operators in SQL.

Answer: TRUE

5. State whether true or false.
!=, <>, ^= all denote the same operation.

Answer: TRUE

6. What are the privileges that can be granted on a table by a user to others?

Answer : Insert, update, delete, select, references, index, execute, alter, all.

7. What command is used to get back the privileges offered by the GRANT command?

Answer: REVOKE command

8.Which system tables contain information on privileges granted and privileges obtained?


9. Which system table contains information on constraints on all the tables created?

Answer: user_constraints

10. What is the difference between TRUNCATE and DELETE commands?

Answer: DELETE without WHERE condition is equivalent to TRUNCATE command.

11. What command is used to create a table by copying the structure of another table?

Answer : Create table <table-name1> as select * from <table-name2> where 1=2;

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