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 CICS program is used to receive messages from terminal?

A - Terminal Control Program

B - Task Control Program

C - Program Control Program

D - File Control Program

Answer : A

Explanation

TCP is known as Terminal Control Program. TCP is used to receive messages from terminal. TCP maintains hardware communication requirements.

Q 3 - Which table contains the Transaction IDs (TRANSID) and the corresponding program names or program IDs?

A - Terminal Control Table

B - Program Control Table

C - Processing Program Table

D - File Control Table

Answer : B

Explanation

PCT is known as Program Control Table. PCT contains the Transaction IDs (TRANSID) and the corresponding program names or program IDs. TRANSID is unique in PCT table.

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 type of program system sends a message to the screen and waits for the user's response?

A - Non Conversion Programs

B - Conversion Programs

C - Pseudo-conversion Programs

D - None of these

Answer : B

Explanation

In Conversion Programs, the system sends a message to the screen and waits for the user's response. The time taken by user to respond is known as Think Time. This time is considerably high, so this is a major drawback of conversion programs. The user provides the necessary input and presses a AID key

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 - In which storage method records cannot be updated?

A - Temporary Storage Queue

B - Transient Data Queue

C - Both A & B

D - None of these

Answer : B

Explanation

In TDQ records can not be updated.

Q 8 - The function of Linkage Editor is to link different object modules to create a single load module. State whether true or false?

A - False

B - True

Answer : B

Explanation

This is self explanatory.

Q 9 - The TCT defines the characteristics of each terminal with which CICS can communicate. State whether true or false?

A - False

B - True

Answer : B

Explanation

This is self explanatory.

Q 10 - What is the size of EIBRCODE?

A - 8

B - 6

C - 7

D - 10

Answer : B

Explanation

Size of EIBRCODE is 6. It's PIC clause is X(6) & it contains Return code of the last transaction


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