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 monitors various events within CICS address space?

A - System Services

B - Data Communication Services

C - Data Handling Services

D - Monitoring Services

Answer : D

Explanation

Monitoring Services monitors various events within CICS address space. It provides series of statistical information that can be used for system tuning.

Q 2 - Which keys are known as Program Access keys and does not allow transfer of data between terminal and CICS?

A - PF Keys

B - PA Keys

C - Non-AID Keys

D - None of these

Answer : B

Explanation

PA keys are known as Program Access keys. PA keys does not allow transfer of data between terminal and CICS. PA Keys are PA1 to PA3 and CLEAR.

Q 3 - Which command is used for Signing on to CICS region?

A - CESN

B - CEDA

C - CEMT

D - CECI

Answer : A

Explanation

CESN is known as CICS Execute Sign On. CESN is used to Sign on to CICS region.

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 the position of Modified Data Tag in the attribute byte?

A - First Bit

B - Last Bit

C - Sixth Bit

D - None of these

Answer : B

Explanation

Modified Data Tag is the last bit in the attribute byte. MDT is a flag which holds single bit, it specifies whether the value is to be transferred to the system or not.

Q 6 - Which CICS copybook we must include to override the attributes of a field?

A - DFHATTR

B - DFHATR

C - DFHATT

D - None of these

Answer : A

Explanation

To override the attributes of a field, we must include DFHATTR in the application program. It is provided by CICS.

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 - 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 - The TCT defines the characteristics of each terminal with which CICS can communicate. State whether true or false?

A - False

B - True

Answer : B

Explanation

This is self explanatory.

Q 10 - Where do we define task work area?

A - RCT

B - PCT

C - FCT

D - PPT

Answer : B

Explanation

We define task work area in PCT (Program control table).

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