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Default help with random records

im trying to generate a random record from my database using an oledbconnection. my code is shown below where i genereate a random number, match the number to a "QuestionNo" field in my database, and then try and get it to print out the record. but so far i can get it to generatea random number, but i dont kno if it is matching it to the Table and i cant get it to print out. please help.....

Dim objConnection as New OledbConnection(strConnection)
Dim strSQL as string


Dim t as integer
t = CInt(Int((10 * Rnd()) + 1))
example.InnerHtml = "Random Number : " & t

strSQL = "SELECT * FROM Table1 WHERE QuestionNo = " & t &""

Dim objCOmmand as New OledbCommand(strSQL, objConnection)

objCommand = New OleDbCommand(strSQL, objConnection)



Dim objDataReader as OledbDataReader



response.write (strSQL)

end sub

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