Review Data Management

Learning Objectives

After completing this unit, you'll be able to:

  • Describe the considerations when importing, updating, transferring, and mass deleting data.
  • Given a scenario, identify tools and use cases for managing data.
  • Describe the capabilities and implications of data validation tools.
  • Describe the different ways to back up data.

Key Topics

This unit prepares you for the data management section of the Salesforce Administrator exam, which makes up 10% of the overall exam. This section of the exam tests these topics.

  • CSV files
  • Data quality
  • Field mapping
  • Record IDs
  • External IDs
  • Duplicate records
  • Data Loader
  • Data Import Wizard
  • Data export service
  • Exports

Like the previous units, this unit contains practice scenario-based questions and flashcards.

Exam Practice Questions

Ready to jump in? The sample tool below is not scored—it’s just an easy way to quiz yourself. To use it, read the scenario, then click on the answer you think is correct. Some questions may have more than one correct answer. Click submit, and you get a pop-up telling you whether the answer you chose is correct or incorrect, and why. When you reach the end, you can review the answers or retake the questions.

Exam Topic Flashcards

The following flashcards cover importing data, managing data, data validation, and ways to back up data. Use these interactive flashcards to brush up on some of the key topics you'll find on this part of the exam.

Read the question or term on each card, then click on the card to reveal the correct answer. Click the right-facing arrow to move to the next card, and the left facing arrow to return to the previous card.

Related Badges

Looking for more information? Explore these related badges.

Badge Content Type
Data Quality badge
Data Quality
Improve Data Quality for  Your Sales and Support Teams badge
Improve Data Quality for
Your Sales and Support Teams

Data Management badge
Data Management
Import and Export  with Data Management Tools badge
Import and Export
with Data Management Tools

Congratulations. You’ve covered over 20% of the Administrator Certification test material in this badge. You are well on your way. 

You’ve reviewed these sections. 

  • Security and access
  • Data management

Be sure to review the other three Administrator Certification Prep badges. Good luck on your exam!