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Question No: 1 of 9
Which of the following option is true regarding BCS? 
Options:
  1. It can only read data from external data sources
  2. It can only update data present in the external data source
  3. It can both read and write data present in external data sources
  4. Only a is true
  5. All the above
View Answer/Explanation:
e
Explanation:
It provides both read and write capable connectivity from client and server to database, WCF/Web Services and .Net Sources The Business Data Catalog (also known as BDC) existed in Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 Business Data Connectivity now called as Business Connectivty Services was introduced in SharePoint Found 2010. It supports both READ/WRITE access to data.

Question No: 2 of 9
What are the various data sources from which BCS can fetch data? 
Options:
  1. External databases
  2. Web services
  3. WCF services
  4. OData sources
  5. Data accessed by using custom .NET assemblies
  6. All the above
View Answer/Explanation:
f
Explanation:
BCS enables SharePoint to access data from external data systems such as SQL Server, SAP, ERP and CRM, in addition to other data-driven applications that are exposed to Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) services or Open Data (OData) endpoints. It does this through out-of-the box or custom connectors(communication bridge between SharePoint 2013 and the external system that hosts the external data)

Question No: 3 of 9
External Content Typeis a representation of the business entity 
Options:
  1. True
  2. False
View Answer/Explanation:
a
Explanation:
description of the connectivity settings, data structures and CRUD operations that allow access to business entities as exposed by external systems. An external content type contains the name of the external system and what kind of data source it is, what type of authentication to use for connections, where it can connect to, which operations can be performed, and, optionally, any filters and sorting instructions to be used so that only the desired data is returned and that the data is in the correct order.

Question No: 4 of 9
An External list uses an external content type as its data source. 
Options:
  1. True
  2. False
View Answer/Explanation:
a
Explanation:
An external list is a view on external data. External listsuse external content types as their data sources. They enable you to use the metadata that is already defined about an external content type to create a SharePoint list.

Question No: 5 of 9
An External list stores data in content database. 
Options:
  1. True
  2. False
View Answer/Explanation:
b
Explanation:
The data in an external list is stored only in the external system. Note:-Unlike a SharePoint list whose data is stored in the SharePoint content database, the data in an external list is stored only in the external system. External data is brought into the SharePoint list at run time when you navigate to the list.

Question No: 6 of 9
The BDC model for an external system is an XML file. 
Options:
  1. True
  2. False
View Answer/Explanation:
a
Explanation:
The BDC model is just a version of the external content type that is exported to an XML file. On the client-side, the configuration data is stored in a BDC model.

Question No: 7 of 9
What are some of the important improvements in BCS in SharePoint 2013? 
Options:
  1. Odata support
  2. Support for Apps
  3. REST (CSOM) object model for Microsoft Business Connectivity Services for web and mobile app developers
  4. All the above
View Answer/Explanation:
d
Explanation:
The following are some of the improvements of BCS for SharePoint 2013 Business Connectivity Services can access external data sources through Open Data (OData). In SharePoint 2013, developers of apps for SharePoint can package BDC models in an app for SharePoint. Business Connectivity Services exposes the Representational State Transfer (REST) APIs for web and mobile app developers to use.

Question No: 8 of 9
External Data can be utilized by which of the following components in SharePoint? 
Options:
  1. External Lists and External data columns
  2. Business data web parts
  3. User Profile pages
  4. Search
  5. All the above
View Answer/Explanation:
e
Explanation:
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Question No: 9 of 9
Typedescriptors are complex types that are returned by the methods of the entity 
Options:
  1. True
  2. False
View Answer/Explanation:
a
Explanation:
An Entity(represents the ECT in BCS) Entity has methods Typedescriptors ie fields of the entity are complex types that are returned by the methods of the entity Note:- Associations in BDC points to certain business logic (or an API) on the back-end system that takes a set of entity instances and returns a set of instances of another type of entity.

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