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 CICS program is used to locate and load programs for execution?

A - Terminal Control Program

B - Task Control Program

C - Program Control Program

D - File Control Program

Answer : C

Explanation

PCP is known as Program Control Program. PCP is used to locate and load programs for execution. PCP transfers the control between programs and in the end it returns control to CICS.

Q 3 - Which table contains File names, File type, record length?

A - Terminal Control Table

B - Program Control Table

C - Processing Program Table

D - File Control Table

Answer : D

Explanation

FCT is known as File Control Table. FCT contains File names, File type, record length, etc. All the files used in a CICS program must be declared in FCT and they are opened and closed by CICS itself.

Q 4 - Which command is used to Sign Off from CICS region?

A - CEDF

B - CMAC

C - CESF

D - CEBR

Answer : C

Explanation

CESF is known as CICS Execute Sign Off.

Q 5 - Which field in EIB stores the value of length of DFHCOMMAREA?

A - EIBTRMID

B - EIBTRNID

C - EIBRCODE

D - EIBCALEN

Answer : D

Explanation

EIBCALEN contains length of DFHCOMMAREA.

Q 6 - Which command is used when we want no action should be taken if a particular abend or error occurs?

A - Handle Condition

B - Handle Abend

C - Nohandle

D - Ignore Condition

Answer : D

Explanation

Ignore condition is used when we want no action should be taken if a particular abend or error happens which is mentioned inside the Ignore Condition.

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 transaction is a collection of logically related programs in an application. The whole application could be logically divided into several transactions. 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 - How to set a starting position in a browse operation?

A - STARTBR

B - STARTBROWSE

C - START

D - BROWSE

Answer : A

Explanation

STARTBR command is used to set the starting position in a browse operation.


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