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TNS Names - Quiz

Each question is worth one point. Select the best answer for each question.
 
1. The tnsnames.ora file is best described as
Please select the best answer.
  A. A process that listens for incoming database connections
  B. A file that is used to supply host, protocol, and database information for incoming requests
  C. A file that is used to hide the details about what is needed to connect to a remote database
  D. Total Network Support

2. If you were exploring a new Net8 computer and you did not know if it was configured as an Oracle server, what file would you look for?
Please select the best answer.
  A. tnsnames.ora
  B. sqlnet.ora
  C. listener.ora
  D. protocol.ora
3. Which of the following best describes a database link?
Please select the best answer.
  A. A software component that assists in establishing connectivity with remote servers
  B. An internal Oracle component that adds a USER ID and password to a TNS service name
  C. A component that makes the physical connections to the Oracle database, establishing a server process
  D. A tool to define the Net8 environmental files

4. The main shortcoming of SQL*Net version 1 is that
Please select the best answer.
  A. It does not have the ability to establish communications between multiple protocols.
  B. It does not possess a listener process.
  C. It does not have the ability to use connect strings.
  D. It is a legacy technology.

5. Which of the following components is not used by the Oracle listener?
Please select the best answer.
  A. listener.ora
  B. tnsnames.ora
  C. database link information
  D. dispatcher process
Correct answers:

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