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 - How many characters can be displayed on a CICS CRT monitor?

A - 2000

B - 1900

C - 1920

D - 1950

Answer : C

Explanation

A CRT monitor is capable of displaying 1920 characters (24 Rows and 80 Columns).

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 - What is value of ATTRB parameter used in DFHMDF macro for a skipper field?

A - ATTRB = (ASKIP)

B - ATTRB = (PROT)

C - ATTRB = (UNPROT)

D - None of these

Answer : A

Explanation

If we place a skipper field after the named unprotected field then while entering the value, once the specified length is reached the cursor will automatically position to the next unprotected field.

Q 5 - What is value of ATTRB parameter used in DFHMDF macro for a stopper field?

A - ATTRB = (ASKIP)

B - ATTRB = (PROT)

C - ATTRB = (UNPROT)

D - None of these

Answer : B

Explanation

If we place a stopper field after the named unprotected field then while entering the value, once the specified length is reached the cursor will stop its positioning.

Q 6 - How to handle a abend in CICS without terminating the program?

A - Handle Condition

B - Handle Abend

C - Abend

D - Ignore Condition

Answer : B

Explanation

If a program abends due to some reasons like input-output error, etc, then it can be handled using Handle Abend CICS command.

Q 7 - CICS is an operating system in itself as it manages its own processor storage, has its own task manager which handles execution of multiple programs, provides its own file management functions. State whether true or false?

A - False

B - True

Answer : B

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 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 program goes in infinite loop?

A - AICA

B - ABM0

C - ASRA

D - None of these

Answer : A

Explanation

If Program goes in infinite loop, then you will get AICA error code.


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