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

Q 1 - Which component in CICS interfaces with telecommunication access methods such as BTAM, VTAM and TCAM for handling data communication requests from application programs?

A - System Services

B - Data Communication Services

C - Data Handling Services

D - Application Programming Services

Answer : B

Explanation

Data Communication Services interfaces with telecommunication access methods such as BTAM, VTAM and TCAM for handling data communication requests from application programs.

Answer : C

Explanation

CICS provides Inter System Communication (ISC) through which a CICS region in a system can communicate with CICS region on another system.

Q 3 - Which CICS program is used to control allocation and de-allocation of storage within CICS region?

A - Terminal Control Program

B - Task Control Program

C - Program Control Program

D - Storage Control Program

Answer : D

Explanation

SCP is known as Storage Control Program. SCP is used to control allocation and de-allocation of storage within CICS region.

Q 4 - Which macro is used to define field names?

A - DFHMSD

B - DFHMDI

C - DFHMDF

D - None of these

Answer : C

Explanation

DFHMDF macro is used to define field names. The field name is mentioned against which DFHMDF macro is coded. This field name is used inside the program.

Q 5 - Which field in EIB stores the value of length of DFHCOMMAREA?

A - EIBTRMID

B - EIBTRNID

C - EIBRCODE

D - EIBCALEN

Answer : D

Explanation

EIBCALEN contains length of DFHCOMMAREA.

Q 6 - Which command is used to return the control to next higher logical level?

A - XCTL

B - Link

C - Release

D - Return

Answer : D

Explanation

Return command is used to return the control to next higher logical level.

Q 7 - In which storage method records cannot be updated?

A - Temporary Storage Queue

B - Transient Data Queue

C - Both A & B

D - None of these

Answer : B

Explanation

In TDQ records can not be updated.

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 - The send map command writes formatted output to terminal. It is used to send the map to the terminal from the application program. State whether true or false?

A - False

B - True

Answer : B

Explanation

This is self explanatory.

Q 10 - What are the parameters we specify in the SEND command to send only the unnamed fields on to the screen?

A - MAPONLY

B - MAPSETONLY

C - Both A & B

D - None of these

Answer : A

Explanation

MAPONLY is used to send only the unnamed fields.


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