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 - Which component in CICS maintains control functions to manage the allocation or de-allocation of resources with in the system ?

A - System Services

B - Data Communication Services

C - Data Handling Services

D - Application Programming Services

Answer : A

Explanation

System services are responsible for managing allocation and de-allocation of resources.

Q 2 - Which keys are known as Program Access keys and does not allow transfer of data between terminal and CICS?

A - PF Keys

B - PA Keys

C - Non-AID Keys

D - None of these

Answer : B

Explanation

PA keys are known as Program Access keys. PA keys does not allow transfer of data between terminal and CICS. PA Keys are PA1 to PA3 and CLEAR.

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.

Answer : B

Explanation

Map is a single screen format which can be designed using BMS macros. It can have name from 1 to 7 chars.

Q 5 - What type of programs have no human intervention and all the necessary inputs are provided when the program is started?

A - Non Conversion Programs

B - Conversion Programs

C - Pseudo-conversion Programs

D - None of these

Answer : A

Explanation

While executing Non conversion programs no human intervention is required. All the necessary inputs are provided when the program is started. They are similar to batch programs that runs in the batch mode. So in CICS they are rarely developed.

Q 6 - Which CICS copybook we must include to override the attributes of a field?

A - DFHATTR

B - DFHATR

C - DFHATT

D - None of these

Answer : A

Explanation

To override the attributes of a field, we must include DFHATTR in the application program. It is provided by CICS.

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 - The difference between a transaction and a task is that several users can invoke a task but each user initiates his own transaction. State whether true or false?

A - False

B - True

Answer : A

Explanation

This statement is incorrect. The difference between a transaction and a task is that several users can invoke a transaction but each user initiates his own task.

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 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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