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 stands for Customer Information Control System.

Q 2 - Which keys are known as function keys and allows transfer of data from terminal to CICS?

A - PF Keys

B - PA Keys

C - Non-AID Keys

D - None of these

Answer : A

Explanation

PF keys are known as function keys. PF keys allows transfer of data from terminal to CICS. PF Keys are ENTER and PF1 to PF24.

Q 3 - Which CICS program is used to provide application programs with services like read, insert, update or delete records in a file?

A - Terminal Control Program

B - Task Control Program

C - Program Control Program

D - File Control Program

Answer : D

Explanation

FCP is known as File Control Program. FCP is used to provide application programs with services like read, insert, update or delete records in a file. FCP manages exclusive control over the records in order to maintain data integrity during record updates.

Q 4 - Which macro is used to define field names?

A - DFHMSD

B - DFHMDI

C - DFHMDF

D - None of these

Answer : C

Explanation

DFHMDF macro is used to define field names. The field name is mentioned against which DFHMDF macro is coded. This field name is used inside the program.

Answer : A

Explanation

Execute Interface Block is a control block which is loaded automatically by CICS for every program.

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 - Which CICS service transaction is used to gain accessibility to CICS control tables?

A - CEMT

B - CEDA

C - CEDF

D - None of these

Answer : B

Explanation

CEDA transaction is used to gain accessibility to control tables.

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 - 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 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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