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This module contains review questions, answers, and explanations keyed to Chapters 6, 7, and 8 of the textbook titled XML: Visual QuickStart Guide, 2nd Edition. By Kevin Howard Goldberg.

Table of contents

Preface

This material is published in support of the course identified as ITSE 1356 - Extensible Markup Language (XML) at Austin Community College in Austin, TX. As of the Spring 2014semester, the textbook for this course is XML: Visual QuickStart Guide, 2nd Edition. By Kevin Howard Goldberg.

This module contains review questions, answers, and explanations keyed to the following chapters of the textbook:

  • Chapter 6 except for the following sections:
    • Referencing Attributes with Unique Values
    • Restricting Attributes to Valid XML Names
  • Chapter 7 except for the following sections:
    • Creating Entities for Unparsed Content
    • Embedding Unparsed Content
  • Chapter 8 except for the following sections:
    • Naming a Public External DTD
    • Declaring a Public External DTD
    • Pros and Cons of DTDs

The questions and the answers are connected by hyperlinks to make it easy for you to navigate from the question to the answer and back again.

Questions

Question 1 .

True or False: A schema for a custom markup language:

  • identifies its elements and their attributes
  • declares which are required and which are not

Answer 1

Question 2

True or False: Every XML document requires a schema.

Answer 2

Question 3

True or False: You can compare an XML document to its corresponding schema to validate whether it conforms to the rules specified in the schema.

Answer 3

Question 4

True or False: There are two principal systems for writing schemas: DTD and PDQ.

Answer 4

Question 5

True or False: DTD is an abbreviation for Document to Document .

Answer 5

Question 6

True or False: A DTD is a set of rules that defines a custom markup language in XML.

Answer 6

Question 7

True or False: An XML document is considered valid for a particular custom markup language if it adheres to the rules defined by the DTD for thatcustom markup language.

Answer 7

Question 8

True or False: A DTD for a custom markup language will define:

  1. a list of elements
  2. any child elements that each element can have
  3. any attribute that each element can have
  4. whether or not the specified attributes are optional or required
  5. whether the document is or is not sensitive to upper and lower case

Answer 8

Question 9

True or False: A DTD is an XML document that begins with a standard XML declaration.

Answer 9

Question 10

True or False: PCDATA is an abbreviation for politically correct data .

Answer 10

Question 11

True or False: You can use a DTD to control the order in which elements must appear in a corresponding XML document.

Answer 11

Question 12

True or False: A DTD cannot define a sequence of child elements that must be contained in a parent element.

Answer 12

Question 13

True or False: The three characters *, +, and ? are special symbols used in a DTD to define how many times a child element can appear within a parent element.

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Source:  OpenStax, Introduction to xml. OpenStax CNX. Dec 02, 2014 Download for free at https://legacy.cnx.org/content/col11207/1.18
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