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 interfaces with telecommunication access methods such as BTAM, VTAM and TCAM for handling data communication requests from application programs?

A - System Services

B - Data Communication Services

C - Data Handling Services

D - Application Programming Services

Answer : B

Explanation

Data Communication Services interfaces with telecommunication access methods such as BTAM, VTAM and TCAM for handling data communication requests from application programs.

Q 2 - Alphabets, numeric, punctuation comes under which type of category?

A - PF Keys

B - PA Keys

C - Non-AID Keys

D - None of these

Answer : C

Explanation

All other keys for alphabets, numeric, punctuation etc. are Non-Aid keys. When the user types text, numbers etc. using non-aid keys CICS will not even know if the user is typing anything or not.

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.

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 command is used to pass the control from one program to another at same level and does not expect the control back?

A - XCTL

B - Link

C - Release

D - Return

Answer : A

Explanation

XCTL command is used to pass the control from one program to another at same level. It does not expect the control back. It is similar to GO TO statement.

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 - CICS transaction is a collection of logically related programs in an application. The whole application could be logically divided into several transactions. State whether true or false?

A - False

B - True

Answer : B

Explanation

This is self explanatory.

Q 9 - EIBAID is a key field in the execute interface block and it indicates which attention key the user pressed to initiate the task. State whether true or false?

A - False

B - True

Answer : B

Explanation

This is self explanatory.

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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