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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 provide features such as command level translation, CEDF (the debug facility) and CECI (the command interpreter facility)?

A - System Services

B - Data Communication Services

C - Data Handling Services

D - Application Programming Services

Answer : D

Explanation

Application Programming Services interfaces with application programs. The application programming services of CICS provide features such as command level translation, CEDF (the debug facility) and CECI (the command interpreter facility).

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 CICS program is used to control allocation and de-allocation of storage within CICS region?

A - Terminal Control Program

B - Task Control Program

C - Program Control Program

D - Storage Control Program

Answer : D

Explanation

SCP is known as Storage Control Program. SCP is used to control allocation and de-allocation of storage within 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 - 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.

Answer : C

Explanation

We can override it by both the methods mentioned in A & B option.

Q 7 - What error code you will get for Map Fail condition?

A - AEI0

B - AEIS

C - AEI9

D - APCT

Answer : C

Explanation

For Map Fail condition you will get AEI9 error code.

Q 8 - A Re-entrant program is one which does not modify itself and can re-enter to itself and continue processing after an interruption by the operating system. State whether true or false?

A - False

B - True

Answer : B

Explanation

This is self explanatory.

Q 9 - The XCTL command transfer control to an application program at the same logical level and do not expect to control back, while the LINK command passes control to an application program at the next logical level and expects control back. 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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