SQL | Archived exercise | Show events from 2 possible sets

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Software ==> SQL  (198 exercises)
Version ==> Any version of SQL Server
Topic ==> Archived  (70 exercises)
Level ==> Harder than average
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If you haven't already done so, run the script in the above folder to generate the HistoricalEvents database.

Create a query to show all events which satisfy either (or both!) of the following criteria:

  • The event took place in any country apart from 17 (the UK) in the year 2001; or
  • The event took place in any of countries 3, 5 or 7 (Canada, the EU or Germany, as it happens), but doesn't have a U in its name

Use the IN keyword for the second criteria.

Your query should show the following 10 records:

SQL exercise - Setting criteria using WHERE (image 1)

The events are shown here in date order

Save this query as Lots of criteria.sql, then close it down.

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