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 - 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.

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 in CICS programs in the IMS DL/I database?

A - DLI-CHKP

B - DLI-XRST

C - DLI-PCB

D - DLI-ISRT

Answer : C

Explanation

PCB function is used in CICS programs in the IMS DL/I database.

Answer : A

Explanation

SSA stands for Segment Search Arguments.

Q 6 - Where do we code command code in a qualified SSA?

A - 10th position

B - 9th position

C - 11th position

D - 12th position

Answer : A

Explanation

Command code is coded at the tenth position.

Q 7 - Which of them is a control block in IMS DB?

A - DBD

B - PSB

C - ACB

D - All of these

Answer : D

Explanation

This is self explanatory.

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 - Any field can be used as a secondary key. It need not be the segments sequence field. 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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