CICS Online Quiz


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Following quiz provides Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) related to CICS Framework. You will have to read all the given answers and click over the correct answer. If you are not sure about the answer then you can check the answer using Show Answer button. You can use Next Quiz button to check new set of questions in the quiz.

Questions and Answers

Answer : D

Explanation

Payroll system are example of batch programs. They are executed every month in batches.

Q 2 - How many characters can be displayed on a CICS CRT monitor?

A - 2000

B - 1900

C - 1920

D - 1950

Answer : C

Explanation

A CRT monitor is capable of displaying 1920 characters (24 Rows and 80 Columns).

Q 3 - Which CICS program is used to provide application programs with services like read, insert, update or delete records in a file?

A - Terminal Control Program

B - Task Control Program

C - Program Control Program

D - File Control Program

Answer : D

Explanation

FCP is known as File Control Program. FCP is used to provide application programs with services like read, insert, update or delete records in a file. FCP manages exclusive control over the records in order to maintain data integrity during record updates.

Q 4 - Which command is used to find the explanation and reasons for CICS Abend Codes?

A - CEDF

B - CMAC

C - CESF

D - CEBR

Answer : B

Explanation

CMAC is known as CICS Messages for Abend Codes.

Q 5 - What is value of ATTRB parameter used in DFHMDF macro for a stopper field?

A - ATTRB = (ASKIP)

B - ATTRB = (PROT)

C - ATTRB = (UNPROT)

D - None of these

Answer : B

Explanation

If we place a stopper field after the named unprotected field then while entering the value, once the specified length is reached the cursor will stop its positioning.

Q 6 - Which command is used to transfer the control of program to a paragraph or a procedure label when the specified exception block arises?

A - Handle Condition

B - Handle Abend

C - Abend

D - Ignore Condition

Answer : A

Explanation

Handle condition is used to transfer the control of program to a paragraph or a procedure label. If the condition name specified in the exception block arises the particular para will be given control and then we can handle that condition.

Q 7 - In which storage method records can be read only sequentially?

A - Temporary Storage Queue

B - Transient Data Queue

C - Both A & B

D - None of these

Answer : B

Explanation

Transient Data Queue allows only sequential access.

Q 8 - The function of Linkage Editor is to link different object modules to create a single load module. State whether true or false?

A - False

B - True

Answer : B

Explanation

This is self explanatory.

Q 9 - Transaction Work Area is used to pass data between the application programs that are executed with in the same transaction. TWA exists only for the duration of transaction. State whether true or false?

A - False

B - True

Answer : B

Explanation

This statement is correct.

Q 10 - What is the size of EIBRCODE?

A - 8

B - 6

C - 7

D - 10

Answer : B

Explanation

Size of EIBRCODE is 6. It's PIC clause is X(6) & it contains Return code of the last transaction

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