Data validation and verification
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  • Question 1
    180 seconds
    Q. What is an automatic computer check to make sure data entered is sensible and reasonable known as?
    answer choices
    Double entry
    Verification
    Validation
  • Question 2
    180 seconds
    Q. What validation type would make sure a post code was entered in the correct format?
    answer choices
    Length check
    Format check
    Presence check
  • Question 3
    180 seconds
    Q. What validation type would you use to check that numbers fell within a certain range?
    answer choices
    Range check
    Presence check
    Check digit
  • Question 4
    180 seconds
    Q. What validation type checks that a field is not left blank?
    answer choices
    Format check
    Length check
    Presence check
  • Question 5
    180 seconds
    Q. What validation type uses the last one or two digits to check the other digits are correct?
    answer choices
    Length check
    Format check
    Check digit
  • Question 6
    180 seconds
    Q. What validation type checks a minimum number of characters have been entered?
    answer choices
    Length check
    Format check
    Range check
  • Question 7
    180 seconds
    Q. Data is to be entered into a computer in the format YYMMDD. Which of the following is not a valid date?
    answer choices
    310921
    211113
    21st June 2004
  • Question 8
    180 seconds
    Q. Which of the following statements is false?
    answer choices
    Validation can check that the data is sensible
    Validation can check that the data falls between certain allowable boundaries
    Validation can check that the data is correct
  • Question 9
    180 seconds
    Q. Which of the following is NOT a method of verification?
    answer choices
    Double entry - typing the data in twice and getting the computer to check the second version against the first
    Using presence, range and length checks to make sure that no mistakes happen
    Printing out what you have typed in and comparing it against the source data
  • Question 10
    180 seconds
    Q. Which method of validation would be ideal for a shop to use when entering information into a stock database?
    answer choices
    Presence check
    Format check
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