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 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 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.

Answer : B

Explanation

Map is a single screen format which can be designed using BMS macros. It can have name from 1 to 7 chars.

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 - Which command is used to transfer the control of program to a paragraph or a procedure label when the specified exception block arises?

A - Handle Condition

B - Handle Abend

C - Abend

D - Ignore Condition

Answer : A

Explanation

Handle condition is used to transfer the control of program to a paragraph or a procedure label. If the condition name specified in the exception block arises the particular para will be given control and then we can handle that condition.

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 - It is possible to have 2 or more CICS regions at the same time as CICS runs as a batch job in the operating system at the back-end. 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 is the size of EIBTRMID?

A - 7

B - 6

C - 4

D - 8

Answer : C

Explanation

Size of EIBTRMIDis 4. It's PIC clause is X(4) & it is Terminal Identifier.


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