1
GATE CSE 1999
MCQ (Single Correct Answer)
+2
-0.6
Consider the schema $$R = \left( {S\,\,T\,\,U\,\,V} \right)$$ and the dependencies $$S \to T,\,\,T \to U,\,\,U \to V$$ and $$V \to S$$ let $$R =$$ $$(R1$$ and $$R2)$$ be a decomposition such that $$R1 \cap R2 \ne \phi .$$ The decomposition is:
A
Not in $$2NF$$
B
In $$2NF$$ but not $$3NF$$
C
In $$3NF$$ but not in $$2NF$$
D
In both $$2NF$$ and $$3NF$$
2
GATE CSE 1998
Subjective
+2
-0
Consider the following database relations containing the attributes
Book–id
Subject–Category–of–book
Name–of–Author
Nationality–of–Author
With book–id as the primary key.
(a) What is the highest normal form satisfied by this relation?

(b) Suppose the attributes Book–title and Author–address are added to the relation, and the primary key is changed to {Name–of–Author, Book–title}, what will be the highest normal form satisfied by the relation?

3
GATE CSE 1998
Subjective
+2
-0
Consider the following database relations containing the attributes
Book–id
Subject–Category–of–book
Name–of–Author
Nationality–of–Author
With book–id as the primary key.
(a) What is the highest normal form satisfied by this relation?

(b) Suppose the attributes Book–title and Author–address are added to the relation, and the primary key is changed to {Name–of–Author, Book–title}, what will be the highest normal form satisfied by the relation?

4
GATE CSE 1997
MCQ (Single Correct Answer)
+2
-0.6
Let $$R (a, b, c)$$ and $$S(d, e, f)$$ be two relations in which $$d$$ is the foreign key of $$S$$ that refers to the primary key of $$R.$$ Consider the following four operations $$R$$ and $$S$$
(a) Insert into $$R$$ (b) Insert into $$S$$
(c) Delete from $$R$$ (d) Delete from $$S$

Which of the following statements is true about the referential integrity constraint above?

A
None of (a), (b), (c) or (d) can cause its violation
B
All of (a), (b), (c) and (d) can cause its violation
C
Both (a) and (d) can cause its violation
D
Both (b) and (c) can cause its violation
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