Computer Science - Class 12
Solutions to CBSE Sample Paper - Computer Science Class 12

Fill in the blank:

_________ is a non-key attribute, whose values are derived from the

primary key of some other table.

(a) Primary Key

(b) Foreign Key

(c) Candidate Key

(d) Alternate Key 



Checking the options:

  • (a) Primary Key - It is used to uniquely identify the tuples in a relation.
  • (b) Foreign Key - It is used to represent the relationship between two tables/relations and its value is derived from the primary key of some other table.
  • (c) Candidate Key - refers to the set of all attributes which can uniquely identify records in a relation.
  • (d) Alternate Key - It is a candidate key which has not been selected to be the primary key.

So, the correct answer is (b).

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