Fields: Quiz

These questions are designed to be similar to ones that will be asked on certification exams.  Aim to get most of these questions correct on the first attempt.

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32 Responses to “Fields: Quiz”

  1. Jacob Peterson July 31, 2016 at 10:53 am #

    Hi,
    For question one it says this is an answer:
    ” Instead of renaming the picklist value “Platinum” to “Gold”, the administrator created the “Gold” picklist value and deleted the “Platinum” picklist value without updating the existing records.”

    I don’t believe this is correct. When you delete a value it forces you to select another value or replace the values with blank.

    Also – you dont allow for “Strictly enforce picklist values” which prevents users from loading unapproved values through the API

    • JohnCoppedge August 1, 2016 at 6:01 pm #

      You can select “Keep old value for existing records” which would make this scenario valid- strictly enforce will get added with the next update for summer 16 materials. Thanks!

      • trpbt December 2, 2016 at 2:17 am #

        is this answer still holds good or changed after SU 16?

  2. jlautaha April 12, 2016 at 6:31 pm #

    In questions 2, what does (2,1) mean?

    • JohnCoppedge April 13, 2016 at 6:21 pm #

      # of decimal places- 2,1 would mean a value in this format
      ##.#

      99.9 would be the largest value that field could hold

  3. A April 11, 2016 at 3:23 pm #

    IF I make a field hidden using field level security whether that field will not appear in list views,searches and reports??

  4. Munira Majmundar November 5, 2015 at 3:21 am #

    I think the following works for me. When I first read a wordy question, my mind goes totally blank. If I stare at the question for a minute or so and try to read it again bit by bit, sometimes, the information sinks in my mind 🙂

  5. pook918 October 10, 2015 at 9:16 pm #

    Quick typo to correct:
    “entered” should read “enter” in Question #3 explanation:

    Text Area (Rich) fields allow users to entered formatting and images.

  6. DAVID WALL September 22, 2015 at 1:30 am #

    I’m finding for the quizzes (and I’m guessing for the exam) that it is imperative to read EVERY SINGLE WORD! KNOW THY TERMINOLOGY!!! Thanks

  7. Syed Khadri May 25, 2015 at 6:32 am #

    Dear John,
    ‘Add a new Text Area (Rich) field, and migrate data in the current “Description” field to the new field.’ In the above statement(Answer) from Question 3 it says MIGRATE THE DATA to the new field, but how is that done?

  8. Farzana Hafiz April 26, 2015 at 1:16 pm #

    Excellent!

  9. Kevin Brown March 5, 2015 at 2:43 pm #

    There is no “Start Quiz” button appearing. All other quizzes thus far have been OK.

  10. Joan St John December 3, 2014 at 1:33 am #

    Please ignore the above I see you are to select 2 answers so both are correct and I was only selecting one

  11. Joan St John December 2, 2014 at 10:35 pm #

    Question 1 always shows as incorrect:
    If you choose option 2
    ‘ Data is being created or updated with the value “Platinum” through the API’
    It says option 3 is correct.
    If you choose option 3
    ‘Instead of renaming the picklist value “Platinum” to “Gold”, the administrator created the “Gold” picklist value and deleted the “Platinum” picklist value without updating the existing records.’
    It says option 2 is correct.
    Please advise which is the correct answer. Thanks

  12. Peter Conway July 22, 2014 at 9:20 pm #

    Can you explain the answer to 4 a little more. I got it right but it was because I knew you could do all of the other options. I guess I don’t understand the answer you gave in a practical way.

    • JohnCoppedge July 22, 2014 at 9:47 pm #

      Its just a simple memory test- there is no field type “integer”; if you wanted to represent an integer in salesforce, you would create a numeric field with no decimal places. Make sense?

      • Peter Conway July 22, 2014 at 10:29 pm #

        Got it. Thanks. Your site has been really helpful. Take the test on Thursday.

  13. Jared Usrey June 16, 2014 at 5:36 pm #

    A negative percentage formula can be -100%. I actively use this in our org for a series of manual campaign percentages.

    • JohnCoppedge June 16, 2014 at 6:36 pm #

      True, but that isn’t what the question asked.

      • JohnCoppedge June 16, 2014 at 6:37 pm #

        A percent field is slightly different than a formula field of return type percent – this wasn’t designed to be a trick question 🙂

        • Ezekiel Apte June 11, 2015 at 10:46 pm #

          I got stumped on the percent question – however I take it take it that there is no standard numeric field type in Salesforce that dis-allows negatives ?

          • JohnCoppedge June 12, 2015 at 12:28 am #

            Correct – you would need to add a validation rule

  14. gera;d dente June 10, 2014 at 8:11 pm #

    Question 2 forces you to pick the incorrect answer.

    • JohnCoppedge June 12, 2014 at 2:27 am #

      Just doubled checked this question – it is correct. You can test this by creating the field and validating in your test org.

    • Farzana Hafiz April 26, 2015 at 1:12 pm #

      It is correct. Have not found what you mentioned.

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