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 : A

Explanation

DLI stands for Data Language Interface.

Answer : B

Explanation

PSB stands for Program Specification Block.

Q 3 - Which parameter specifies the language in which the application program is written in PSBGEN?

A - LANGUAGE

B - LANG

C - WRITE

D - PSBNAME

Answer : B

Explanation

The LANG parameter specifies the language in which the application program is written, e.g., COBOL.

Q 4 - In PCB which field contains the DL/I status code?

A - SEG-LEVEL

B - STATUS-CODE

C - PROC-OPTIONS

D - RESERVED-DLI

Answer : B

Explanation

Status code field contains two bytes of character data. Status code contains the DL/I status code. Spaces are moved to the status code field when DL/I completes the processing of calls successfully.

Answer : A

Explanation

SSA stands for Segment Search Arguments.

Q 6 - What error code you will get in GU call if DL/I could not find a segment that met the criteria specified in the call?

A - SPACE

B - ZERO

C - GE

D - GF

Answer : C

Explanation

You will get GE value in STATUS-CODE if DL/I could not find a segment that met the criteria specified in the call.

Q 7 - What command code we used to code for Set Parentage?

A - N

B - P

C - Q

D - U

Answer : B

Explanation

To use command codes, specify an asterisk in the 9th position of the SSA and for Set Parentage we code P at 10th position.

Q 8 - Command codes are used to enhance the functionality of DL/I calls. Command codes reduce the number of DL/I calls, making the programs simple. State whether true or false?

A - False

B - True

Answer : B

Explanation

This statement is correct.

Q 9 - Sparse sequencing is also known as Sparse Indexing. We can remove some of the index source segments from the index using sparse sequencing with secondary index database. State whether true or false?

A - False

B - True

Answer : B

Explanation

This is self explanatory.

Q 10 - What error code you will get when a qualified SSA is used on REPL or DLET call?

A - AJ

B - Spaces

C - DA

D - GF

Answer : A

Explanation

This is self explanatory.

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