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SQL for Data Analysis Certificate

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Your first and last name as it will appear on the certificate:

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To receive the certificate, you should answer at least 17 out of 20 questions correctly.

Question 1:

What process is usually described with the abbreviation ‘ETL’?

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Question 2:

What command is not a data manipulation command in SQL?

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Question 3:

What SQL command is used in Microsoft SQL Server to load data into a table from a flat file?

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Question 4:

Is the following statement true or false?

"PRIMARY KEY cannot be set after a table is created."

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Question 5:

Which command should be used to retrieve the first 10 rows from the table ‘MyData’?

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Question 6:

Which command should be used to estimate the variance of the data in a dataset?

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Question 7:

Is the following statement true or false?

"The Wildcard character is a special symbol that can stand for a certain range of characters."

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Question 8:

Is the use of prefixes in column names a must?

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Question 9:

Which statement is not a T-SQL command?

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Question 10:

Which SQL command requires two tables to have the same number of columns to combine?

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Question 11:

Can a view can be indexed in T-SQL?

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Question 12:

What command is used to filter grouped results?

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Question 13:

What SQL statement should be used to calculate the data average?

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Question 14:

What SQL command cannot be used to convert variables from one data type to another?

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Question 15:

What command can convert a concatenated string into the time format?

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Question 16:

What is the function for generating ‘pi’?

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Question 17:

Which variable is a system variable in Microsoft SQL Server?

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Question 18:

Is this a ‘simple’ or ‘searched’ case?

SELECT CompanyName, TickerLength =

CASE LEN(Ticker)

WHEN 1 THEN '1 letter'

WHEN 2 THEN '2 letters'


FROM CompanyBySector

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Question 19:

Can the ‘BEGIN END’ block be used inside loops?

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Question 20:

Is the following statement true or false?

"Custom functions can be nested."

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