IMS DB Online Quiz


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Following quiz provides Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) related to IMS DB 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 : B

Explanation

IMS stands for Information Management System.

Q 2 - For FIELD macro statement in DBDGEN, what does TYPE=P parameter specifies?

A - Packed decimal data type

B - Hexadecimal data type

C - Character data type

D - Half word binary data type

Answer : A

Explanation

TYPE=P specifies Packed decimal data type for the field which we have declared.

Answer : B

Explanation

ACB stands for Access Control Blocks Generator. It is used to generate ACBs.

Q 4 - Which function is used to retrieve segment occurrences in sequence subordinate to an established parent segment?

A - DLI-GNP

B - DLI-ISRT

C - DLI-DLET

D - DLI-REPL

Answer : A

Explanation

'GNP' code is used for Get Next within Parent. This function is used to retrieve segment occurrences in sequence subordinate to an established parent segment.

Q 5 - In PCB which field stores the area for its own internal linkage related to an application program?

A - SEG-LEVEL

B - STATUS-CODE

C - PROC-OPTIONS

D - RESERVED-DLI

Answer : D

Explanation

Reserved DL/I is known as the reserved area of the IMS. It stores four bytes binary data. IMS uses this area for its own internal linkage related to an application program.

Q 6 - What command code we used to code for Last Occurrence?

A - C

B - D

C - F

D - L

Answer : D

Explanation

To use command codes, specify an asterisk in the 9th position of the SSA and for Last Occurrence we code L at 10th position.

Q 7 - The function of transaction manager is to provide a communication platform between the database and the application programs. IMS acts as a transaction manager. State whether true or false?

A - False

B - True

Answer : B

Explanation

This is self explanatory.

Q 8 - Multiple PCBs can not be defined for a single database. State whether true or false?

A - False

B - True

Answer : A

Explanation

This statement is incorrect as Multiple PCBs can be defined for a single database.

Q 9 - When we build a secondary index, the apparent hierarchical structure of the database is also changed. The index target segment becomes the apparent root segment. State whether true or false?

A - False

B - True

Answer : B

Explanation

This is self explanatory.

Q 10 - Which of them is a processing mode in IMS DB?

A - Batch DLI

B - MPP Mode

C - BMP Mode

D - All of these

Answer : D

Explanation

All these are the processing modes which are available in IMS DB.


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