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 simultaneously control the execution of tasks and its related properties?

A - Terminal Control Program

B - Task Control Program

C - Program Control Program

D - File Control Program

Answer : B

Explanation

KCP is known as Task Control Program. KCP is used to simultaneously control the execution of tasks and its related properties. KCP handles all issues related to multi-tasking.

Q 3 - In which table entry is made when we login to CICS terminal?

A - Terminal Control Table

B - Program Control Table

C - Processing Program Table

D - File Control Table

Answer : A

Explanation

TCT is known as Terminal Control Table. When we login to CICS terminal an entry is made in the TCT table. TCT contains the terminal ID's that are connected to current CICS region.

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 - 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 - 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 - 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 are the parameters we specify in the SEND command to send only the unnamed fields on to the screen?

A - MAPONLY

B - MAPSETONLY

C - Both A & B

D - None of these

Answer : A

Explanation

MAPONLY is used to send only the unnamed fields.

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