SQL | Setting criteria using WHERE exercise | List out events to do with Teletubbies or Andy Pandy

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Software ==> SQL  (198 exercises)
Version ==> Any version of SQL Server
Topic ==> Setting criteria using WHERE  (5 exercises)
Level ==> Average difficulty
Subject ==> SQL training
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Create a query which lists out all of the tblEvent events which include the word Teletubbies:

Teletubbies row

You should find there's one event (which is probably one more than you were expecting).


Now add an OR condition to your query so that it lists out all events whose:

  • Name includes Teletubbies; or
  • Name includes Pandy.

This should give you two rows:

Two programmes

A query showing the development of children's television ...


Save this query as Looby La La, then close it down.

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23 Oct 20 at 11:10

select EventName,EventDate
from dbo.tblEvent
EventName like '%Teletubbies%'
EventName like '%pandy%'

22 Feb 20 at 17:20

select EventName as What, EventDetails from tblEvent
Where  lower(EventName) like '%Teletubbies%' or  lower(EventName) like '%Pandy%'

07 Sep 17 at 06:48

select EventName, EventDate from tblEvent where EventName = '%Teletubbies%' and EventName = '%Pandy%' is not working for me

07 Sep 17 at 16:48

You need to put LIKE and not = when doing pattern matching.