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 is a transaction processing system which is also called as Online Transaction Processing (OLTP) Software.

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 - What is the value of MODE parameter you will use for input & output map in DFHMSD macro?

A - MODE = OUT

B - MODE = IN

C - MODE = INOUT

D - MODE = BOTH

Answer : C

Explanation

This is self explanatory.

Q 5 - What type of program system sends a message to the screen and terminates the transaction, specifying the transaction to be started when the user input is received?

A - Non Conversion Programs

B - Conversion Programs

C - Pseudo-conversion Programs

D - None of these

Answer : C

Explanation

In Pseudo-conversion Programs system sends a message to the screen and terminates the transaction, specifying the transaction to be started when the user input is received.

Q 6 - Which command is used to pass the control from one program to another at same level and expects the control back?

A - XCTL

B - Link

C - Release

D - Return

Answer : B

Explanation

Link command is used to transfer the control to another program at lower level. It expects the control back. It is similar to perform and control will be passed back to the instruction following this.

Q 7 - In which storage method records can be read sequentially or directly?

A - Temporary Storage Queue

B - Transient Data Queue

C - Both A & B

D - None of these

Answer : A

Explanation

The records in TSQ can be read sequentially or directly.

Q 8 - The function of translator is to checks for syntax errors in CICS commands. It translates them into equivalent COBOL statements. State whether true or false?

A - False

B - True

Answer : B

Explanation

This is self explanatory.

Q 9 - The ASKTIME command is used to request the current date and time. Whereas, the EIBTIME field have the value at the task initiation time. 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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