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Question: What is output of following query
Select 2 from employee;

Answer: It depends upon number of rows in table. This query will print 2 as many times as rows in table.



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Question: What is output of following query
Select 2 from employee;

Answer:

It depends upon number of rows in table. This query will print 2 as many times as rows in table. Source: CoolInterview.com

Answered by: Ritesh | Date: 1/30/2008 | Contact Ritesh Contact Ritesh

So select 2 from employee means
It retrieves second column values from employee table.I don't whether this answer is correct or not but this is my perception. Source: CoolInterview.com

Answered by: ramakrishna | Date: 2/6/2008 | Contact ramakrishna Contact ramakrishna

This query displays the value 2 for all rows in a specified table. Source: CoolInterview.com

Answered by: Ravikumar.S | Date: 2/9/2008 | Contact Ravikumar.S Contact Ravikumar.S

It will show column name as 2 and data in column is also 2 Source: CoolInterview.com

Answered by: Prachi Vashist | Date: 2/11/2008 | Contact Prachi Vashist Contact Prachi Vashist

It will generate a new column in the result set with 2 as the value in all the rows. The number os rows will be the total number of rows present in the employee table. Source: CoolInterview.com

Answered by: T Swetha | Date: 2/12/2008 | Contact T Swetha Contact T Swetha

It gives error because column don't start with number. Source: CoolInterview.com

Answered by: surendra | Date: 2/12/2008 | Contact surendra Contact surendra

It will give an output
2
2
2
2
2
.
.
.
(upto number of rows in employee table) Source: CoolInterview.com

Answered by: Abhishek V Sonwani | Date: 2/27/2008 | Contact Abhishek V Sonwani Contact Abhishek V Sonwani

It will select Second column from employee table. Source: CoolInterview.com

Answered by: varsha | Date: 3/6/2008 | Contact varsha Contact varsha

The output will be just 2. Source: CoolInterview.com

Answered by: narayanan | Date: 3/24/2008 | Contact narayanan Contact narayanan

IT DISPLAY 2.(NUMBER TIMES MUST BE DEPENDING ON YOUR NUMBER OF ROWS IN YOUR TABLE Source: CoolInterview.com

Answered by: NAGASWAMY | Date: 3/27/2008 | Contact NAGASWAMY Contact NAGASWAMY

Second row of the employee table will be selected. Source: CoolInterview.com

Answered by: raghu | Date: 3/30/2008 | Contact raghu Contact raghu

It will give '2' as column name and column data .no. of rows are same as no. of rows of Employee table. Source: CoolInterview.com

Answered by: Leena | Date: 4/3/2008 | Contact Leena Contact Leena

this query will return 2 as amany rows in hte tables
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
uptill no of rows Source: CoolInterview.com

Answered by: Shailesh Vaid | Date: 4/3/2008 | Contact Shailesh Vaid Contact Shailesh Vaid

It will display the no.2 as the output with no column name. Source: CoolInterview.com

Answered by: jojo | Date: 4/9/2008 | Contact jojo Contact jojo

this query returns 2 for the no of rows in employee table with no column name .if employee table having 5 rows it returns:
no column name
-------------
2
2
2
2
2 Source: CoolInterview.com

Answered by: chandana | Date: 4/28/2008 | Contact chandana Contact chandana

SQL> select * from emp;

NAME SALARY
-------------------- ----------
satyam 25000
Veena 30000
Abhishek 22000
Monica 25000
veena 31000
nitin 22000
rakesh 21000
mummy 15000

8 rows selected.

SQL> select 2 from emp;

2
----------
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2

8 rows selected.
Yes, it will display 2 as an output and will depend on number of records consisting in table. Source: CoolInterview.com

Answered by: Satyam | Date: 5/15/2008 | Contact Satyam Contact Satyam

It will dispay 2 as an ouput and the number of rows as an output will dpend on number of records existing in table.
select 2 from emp;
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
Source: CoolInterview.com

Answered by: Satyam | Date: 5/30/2008 | Contact Satyam Contact Satyam

it will display n time 2. where n is number of row available. Source: CoolInterview.com

Answered by: vineet jha | Date: 8/12/2008 | Contact vineet jha Contact vineet jha

It will give an output
2
2
2
2
2
.
.
.
(upto number of rows in employee table) Source: CoolInterview.com

Answered by: Varun | Date: 4/28/2010 | Contact Varun Contact Varun

Bydefault emp table contains 14records, for each and every row 2 will be displayed.
The output is
2
__
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2 Source: CoolInterview.com

Answered by: kiran | Date: 8/16/2010 | Contact kiran Contact kiran


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