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

Q 1 - How many levels of hierarchy a DLI database supports?

A - 10

B - 35

C - 20

D - 15

Answer : D

Explanation

A DL/I database can have 255 different segment types and 15 levels of hierarchy.

Q 2 - Which of the following describes the complete physical structure of the database?

A - DBD

B - PSB

C - ACB

D - None of these

Answer : A

Explanation

DBD describes the complete physical structure of the database once all the segments have been defined.

Q 3 - Which is used to pass the control back to the IMS control program?

A - RETURN

B - GOBACK

C - BACK

D - None of these

Answer : B

Explanation

GOBACK is used to pass the control back to the IMS control program.

Q 4 - Which function is used to restart a IMS Database?

A - DLI-CHKP

B - DLI-XRST

C - DLI-PCB

D - DLI-ISRT

Answer : B

Explanation

'XRST' code is used for the Restart function. It is used in the restart features of IMS.

Q 5 - Which SSA provides the segment type with the specific database occurrence of a segment?

A - Qualified SSA

B - Unqualified SSA

C - Both A & B

D - None of these

Answer : A

Explanation

A Qualified SSA provides the segment type with the specific database occurrence of a segment.

Answer : A

Explanation

PCB stands for Program Communication Block.

Q 7 - What are the parameters that are used in CBLTDLI call?

A - Function code and PCB mask

B - Segment I/O Area

C - SSAs

D - All of these

Answer : D

Explanation

Function code, PCB mask, Segment I/O Area & SSAs are the parameters used in a CBLTDLI call.

Q 8 - Within the IMS Database, there is only one occurrence of each segment type, but there can be an unlimited number of occurrences of each segment type. State whether true or false?

A - False

B - True

Answer : B

Explanation

This statement is correct.

Q 9 - For Unidirectional Virtual relationship the logical connection goes from the logical child to the logical parent and it cannot go the other way around. State whether true or false?

A - False

B - True

Answer : B

Explanation

This is self explanatory.

Answer : A

Explanation

BMP stands for Batch Message Processing.


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