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Data validation and verification - Test

1.

What is an automatic computer check to make sure data entered is sensible and reasonable known as?

2.

What validation type would make sure a post code was entered in the correct format?

3.

What validation type would you use to check that numbers fell within a certain range?

4.

What validation type checks that a field is not left blank?

5.

What validation type uses the last one or two digits to check the other digits are correct?

6.

What validation type checks a minimum number of characters have been entered?

7.

Data is to be entered into a computer in the format YYMMDD. Which of the following is not a valid date?

8.

Which of the following statements is false?

9.

Which of the following is NOT a method of verification?