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 - In which system user interaction is not possible?

A - Online System

B - Batch System

C - Both A & B

D - None of these

Answer : B

Explanation

In batch system, user interaction is not possible. All the inputs are given before starting the batch execution.

Q 2 - What is the length of transaction identifier in CICS?

A - 1 to 4 characters

B - 1 to 8 characters

C - 1 to 6 characters

D - 1 to 10 characters

Answer : A

Explanation

Transaction identifier which is 1 to 4 character long is used to do the identify the transaction which user want to do.

Q 3 - Which command is used by CICS System Administrators to define CICS table entries and other administration activities?

A - CESN

B - CEDA

C - CEMT

D - CECI

Answer : B

Explanation

CEDA is known as CICS Execute Definition and Administration.

Q 4 - Which macro is used to generate Mapset definition?

A - DFHMSD

B - DFHMDI

C - DFHMDF

D - None of these

Answer : A

Explanation

DFHMSD macro generates Mapset definition. It is macro identifier which shows that we are starting a mapset.

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 - In which storage method records can be read only sequentially?

A - Temporary Storage Queue

B - Transient Data Queue

C - Both A & B

D - None of these

Answer : B

Explanation

Transient Data Queue allows only sequential access.

Q 8 - CICS cannot manage requests from concurrent users in an application. State whether true or false?

A - False

B - True

Answer : A

Explanation

This statement is incorrect as CICS manage requests from concurrent users in an application.

Q 9 - Transaction Work Area is used to pass data between the application programs that are executed with in the same transaction. TWA exists only for the duration of transaction. 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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