Access | Creating queries exercise | Sorting billiionaires

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Software ==> Access  (66 exercises)
Version ==> Access 2010 and later
Topic ==> Creating queries  (8 exercises)
Level ==> Relatively easy
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Open the database in the above folder.

Use sorting in queries to satisfy yourself that:

  • Saleh Bin Abdul Aziz Al Rajhi is the oldest billionaire in the list of billionaires
  • Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair & family are the first in alphabetical order

Close down any queries that you have created without saving them.

Create a query which lists the billionaires in order of date of birth.  Why doesn't this work?

Access 2010 exercise - Creating queries (image 1)

This quite clearly is not correct

Save this query as DodgyDates, then close it down.

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