MongoDB Online Quiz

Welcome to our MongoDB Online Quiz Test designed for beginners! This quiz comprises 20 multiple-choice questions aimed at evaluating your foundational knowledge of MongoDB, a popular NoSQL database known for its high performance, high availability, and easy scalability. Whether you're just starting with MongoDB or looking to test your basic understanding, these questions cover key concepts, operations, and functionalities. Each question is followed by the correct answer and a brief explanation to help you learn and understand MongoDB better.

This quiz offers a starting point to understand the basics of MongoDB and its capabilities. Continue to explore more complex topics and practical applications to become proficient in managing NoSQL databases.

1. What type of database is MongoDB?

a) Relational Database
b) NoSQL Database
c) Graph Database
d) Cloud Database

2. In MongoDB, what is a document?

a) A type of query
b) A record in a database
c) A collection of tables
d) A configuration file

3. What is the primary function of MongoDB's sharding feature?

a) Data replication
b) Transaction management
c) Data distribution across multiple machines
d) Data recovery

4. Which of the following is a MongoDB utility for importing data from a JSON file?

a) mongoimport
b) mongodump
c) mongorestore
d) mongoexport

5. How does MongoDB store its data?

a) In tables and rows
b) In documents and collections
c) In nodes and edges
d) In blocks and chains

6. What command is used to create a database in MongoDB?


7. Which MongoDB feature ensures data integrity during updates?

a) Transactions
b) Joins
c) Indexes
d) Links

8. What is the role of indexes in MongoDB?

a) To speed up the backup process
b) To limit data access
c) To speed up query performance
d) To encrypt data

9. What is MongoDB Atlas?

a) A MongoDB IDE
b) A data visualization tool
c) A cloud database service
d) A local database server

10. Which operation would you use to find documents in a collection in MongoDB?

a) FIND()
c) QUERY()

11. How are aggregations performed in MongoDB?

a) Using the AGGREGATE() function
b) By running SQL-like commands
c) Using the JOIN command
d) Through external processing scripts

12. What is the equivalent of a relational database "table" in MongoDB?

a) A document
b) A collection
c) A field
d) A view

13. Which command is used to update data in a MongoDB document?

d) SET()

14. What type of database model does MongoDB use?

a) Key-value store
b) Wide-column store
c) Document store
d) Graph store

15. What is replication in MongoDB?

a) Storing the same data in multiple documents
b) Distributing data across different databases
c) Creating copies of data on different servers
d) Splitting data into multiple collections

16. Which of the following formats can be used for exporting data from MongoDB?

b) CSV
c) Both JSON and CSV
d) SQL

17. What is a shard key in MongoDB?

a) A unique identifier for each shard
b) A primary key that uniquely identifies a document
c) A field used to partition data across shards
d) An index that speeds up data retrieval

18. What does it mean when data in MongoDB is eventually consistent?

a) Data is not immediately consistent but reaches consistency over time
b) Data is consistent once the transaction is complete
c) Data remains inconsistent
d) Data consistency is not guaranteed

19. How can you secure MongoDB?

a) By using firewalls only
b) By enabling authentication and using network encryption
c) By hiding the database files
d) By using antivirus software

20. What is the purpose of the limit() method in MongoDB?

a) To restrict the number of documents in a collection
b) To limit the number of documents returned by a query
c) To reduce the storage space used by the database
d) To increase query performance