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 maintains control functions to manage the allocation or de-allocation of resources with in the system ?

A - System Services

B - Data Communication Services

C - Data Handling Services

D - Application Programming Services

Answer : A

Explanation

System services are responsible for managing allocation and de-allocation of resources.

Q 2 - What is the length of transaction identifier in CICS?

A - 1 to 4 characters

B - 1 to 8 characters

C - 1 to 6 characters

D - 1 to 10 characters

Answer : A

Explanation

Transaction identifier which is 1 to 4 character long is used to do the identify the transaction which user want to do.

Q 3 - Which command is used for debugging the program step by step, which helps in finding the errors?

A - CEDF

B - CMAC

C - CESF

D - CEBR

Answer : A

Explanation

CEDF is known as CICS Execute Debug Facility. Type CEDF and press enter in CICS region. The terminal is in EDF mode message will be displayed. Now type the transaction id and press the enter key. After initiation, with each enter key, a line is executed. Before executing any CICS command, it shows the screen in which we can modify the values before proceeding further.

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 - Which field in EIB stores the value of Terminal Identifier?

A - EIBTRMID

B - EIBTRNID

C - EIBRCODE

D - EIBCALEN

Answer : A

Explanation

EIBTRMID stores the value of Terminal Identifier.

Q 6 - Which command is used when we want no action should be taken if a particular abend or error occurs?

A - Handle Condition

B - Handle Abend

C - Nohandle

D - Ignore Condition

Answer : D

Explanation

Ignore condition is used when we want no action should be taken if a particular abend or error happens which is mentioned inside the Ignore Condition.

Q 7 - Which command is used to release a record on which exclusive control is gained?

A - EXEC CICS UNLOCK END-EXEC.

B - EXEC CICS RELEASE END-EXEC.

C - EXEC CICS UNDO END-EXEC.

D - None of these

Answer : A

Explanation

This is self explanatory.

Q 8 - CICS cannot manage requests from concurrent users in an application. State whether true or false?

A - False

B - True

Answer : A

Explanation

This statement is incorrect as CICS manage requests from concurrent users in an application.

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 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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