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 CICS program is used to locate and load programs for execution?

A - Terminal Control Program

B - Task Control Program

C - Program Control Program

D - File Control Program

Answer : C

Explanation

PCP is known as Program Control Program. PCP is used to locate and load programs for execution. PCP transfers the control between programs and in the end it returns control to CICS.

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 macro is used to generate map definition?

A - DFHMSD

B - DFHMDI

C - DFHMDF

D - None of these

Answer : B

Explanation

DFHMDI macro generates map definition. It shows that we are starting a new map.

Q 5 - Which field in EIB stores the value of Transaction Identifier?

A - EIBTRMID

B - EIBTRNID

C - EIBRCODE

D - EIBCALEN

Answer : B

Explanation

EIBTRNID stores the value of Transaction Identifier.

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 - 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 - The function of translator is to checks for syntax errors in CICS commands. It translates them into equivalent COBOL statements. 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 outputs created as a result of generation of a map?

A - Map Copybook

B - Load Module

C - Both A & B

D - None of these

Answer : C

Explanation

The map copybook and the load module are created as a result of generation of map.


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