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 provide features such as command level translation, CEDF (the debug facility) and CECI (the command interpreter facility)?

A - System Services

B - Data Communication Services

C - Data Handling Services

D - Application Programming Services

Answer : D

Explanation

Application Programming Services interfaces with application programs. The application programming services of CICS provide features such as command level translation, CEDF (the debug facility) and CECI (the command interpreter facility).

Q 2 - Which CICS program is used to receive messages from terminal?

A - Terminal Control Program

B - Task Control Program

C - Program Control Program

D - File Control Program

Answer : A

Explanation

TCP is known as Terminal Control Program. TCP is used to receive messages from terminal. TCP maintains hardware communication requirements.

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 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 Return code of the last transaction?

A - EIBTRMID

B - EIBTRNID

C - EIBRCODE

D - EIBCALEN

Answer : C

Explanation

EIBRCODE stores the Return code of the last transaction.

Q 6 - Which command is used to pass the control from one program to another at same level and does not expect the control back?

A - XCTL

B - Link

C - Release

D - Return

Answer : A

Explanation

XCTL command is used to pass the control from one program to another at same level. It does not expect the control back. It is similar to GO TO statement.

Q 7 - What error code you will get for Program ID Error?

A - AEI0

B - AEIS

C - AEI9

D - APCT

Answer : A

Explanation

When Program ID gives error you will get AEI0 error code.

Q 8 - A Re-entrant program is one which does not modify itself and can re-enter to itself and continue processing after an interruption by the operating system. State whether true or false?

A - False

B - True

Answer : B

Explanation

This is self explanatory.

Q 9 - The ASKTIME command is used to request the current date and time. Whereas, the EIBTIME field have the value at the task initiation time. State whether true or false?

A - False

B - True

Answer : B

Explanation

This statement is correct.

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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