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 : A

Explanation

CICS is a transaction processing system which is also called as Online Transaction Processing (OLTP) Software.

Q 2 - Which keys are known as function keys and allows transfer of data from terminal to CICS?

A - PF Keys

B - PA Keys

C - Non-AID Keys

D - None of these

Answer : A

Explanation

PF keys are known as function keys. PF keys allows transfer of data from terminal to CICS. PF Keys are ENTER and PF1 to PF24.

Q 3 - Which table contains File names, File type, record length?

A - Terminal Control Table

B - Program Control Table

C - Processing Program Table

D - File Control Table

Answer : D

Explanation

FCT is known as File Control Table. FCT contains File names, File type, record length, etc. All the files used in a CICS program must be declared in FCT and they are opened and closed by CICS itself.

Q 4 - Which command is used to check the syntax?

A - CESN

B - CEDA

C - CEMT

D - CECI

Answer : D

Explanation

CECI is known as CICS Execute Command Interpreter. Type the CECI option on the empty CICS screen after having logged in. It gives you the list of options available.

Answer : A

Explanation

Execute Interface Block is a control block which is loaded automatically by CICS for every program.

Q 6 - Which command is used to pass the control from one program to another at same level and expects the control back?

A - XCTL

B - Link

C - Release

D - Return

Answer : B

Explanation

Link command is used to transfer the control to another program at lower level. It expects the control back. It is similar to perform and control will be passed back to the instruction following this.

Q 7 - CICS is an operating system in itself as it manages its own processor storage, has its own task manager which handles execution of multiple programs, provides its own file management functions. State whether true or false?

A - False

B - True

Answer : B

Explanation

This is self explanatory.

Q 8 - Maps is a collection of mapset which are linked edited together to form a load module. It should have a PPT entry. State whether true or false?

A - False

B - True

Answer : A

Explanation

This statement is incorrect as Mapset is a collection of maps which are linked edited together to form a load module.

Q 9 - A Physical Map is a Copy book in the library, the Copy book is then used by CICS application program to send and receive the data from terminal. State whether true or false?

A - False

B - True

Answer : A

Explanation

This statement is incorrect as a Symbolic Map is a Copy book in the library, the Copy book is then used by CICS application program to send and receive the data from terminal.

Q 10 - What error code you will get if specified map is not found?

A - ABM0

B - AICA

C - ASRA

D - None of these

Answer : A

Explanation

When specified map is not found, you will get ABM0 error code.


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