What are the different tables(Engine) present in MySQL, which one is default?

Following tables (Storage Engine) we can create :
1. MyISAM (Each MyISAM table is stored on disk in three files. The files have names that begin with the table name and have an extension to indicate the file type. An .frm file stores the table format. The data file has an .MYD (MYData) extension. The index file has an .MYI (MYIndex) extension. )
2. InnoDB (The default storage engine IN MYSQL) (InnoDB is a transaction-safe (ACID compliant) storage engine for MySQL that has commit, rollback, and crash-recovery capabilities to protect user data.)
3. Merge
4. Heap (MEMORY) (The MEMORY storage engine creates tables with contents that are stored in memory. Formerly, these were known as HEAP tables. MEMORY is the preferred term, although HEAP remains supported for backward compatibility. )
5. BDB (BerkeleyDB) (Sleepycat Software has provided MySQL with the Berkeley DB transactional storage engine. This storage engine typically is called BDB for short. BDB tables may have a greater chance of surviving crashes and are also capable of COMMIT and ROLLBACK operations on transactions)
7. FEDERATED (It is a storage engine that accesses data in tables of remote databases rather than in local tables. )
8. ARCHIVE (The ARCHIVE storage engine is used for storing large amounts of data without indexes in a very small footprint. )
9. CSV (The CSV storage engine stores data in text files using comma-separated values format.)
10. BLACKHOLE (The BLACKHOLE storage engine acts as a “black hole” that accepts data but throws it away and does not store it. Retrievals always return an empty result)

Can we have multiple primary keys in a single table?

No we Cannot.
For example,

`id` int(11) NOT NULL,
`survey_id` int(11) NOT NULL,
`number` int(11) NOT NULL,
`count` int(11) NOT NULL,
`date` date NOT NULL,
PRIMARY KEY (`id`,`survey_id`,`number`,`count`)

Basically, this appears to be creating four primary key on one table.

We could create a number of unique keys in one table, but only one primary key.

Then how is it that your system is allowing the creation of multiple primary keys?

Think of it like it suggest, a ‘KEY’. So the key would be all of the columns specified. In your case you can have multiple rows with the same ‘ID’ and multiple rows with the same ‘survey_id’ but there shall never be two rows that have the same ‘ID’ AND ‘survey_id’.

So in this case it is not saying that the column ‘ID’ must be unique nor is it saying that ‘survey_id’ must be unique, but only the combination.

Like if you write an query

INSERT INTO `usr` (`id`, `survey_id`, `number`, `count`, `date`) VALUES (1, 1, 123456, 50, ‘2013-04-01’);

And after this you again run this query then you are getting an error “#1062 – Duplicate entry ‘1-1-123456-50’ for key ‘PRIMARY'”