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 - 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 table contains Program name or Mapset name, Task Use Counter, Language, Size, Main storage address, Load library address?

A - Terminal Control Table

B - Program Control Table

C - Processing Program Table

D - File Control Table

Answer : C

Explanation

PPT is known as Processing Program Table. PPT contains Program name or Mapset name, Task Use Counter, Language, Size, Main storage address, Load library address, etc. Program or Mapset name is unique in PPT table.

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.

Q 5 - What is the position of Modified Data Tag in the attribute byte?

A - First Bit

B - Last Bit

C - Sixth Bit

D - None of these

Answer : B

Explanation

Modified Data Tag is the last bit in the attribute byte. MDT is a flag which holds single bit, it specifies whether the value is to be transferred to the system or not.

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 - CICS is an operating system in itself as it manages its own processor storage, has its own task manager which handles execution of multiple programs, provides its own file management functions. State whether true or false?

A - False

B - True

Answer : B

Explanation

This is self explanatory.

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 - 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 - Where do we define task work area?

A - RCT

B - PCT

C - FCT

D - PPT

Answer : B

Explanation

We define task work area in PCT (Program control table).

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