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 - Which database processing is very fast?

A - DB2

B - IMS-DB

C - Both A & B

D - None of these

Answer : A

Explanation

IMS DB processing is very fast as compared to DB2.

Answer : A

Explanation

ACB stands for Access Control Block.

Q 3 - Which function is used to get a next record for update purpose?

A - DLI-GU

B - DLI-GHU

C - DLI-GN

D - DLI-GHN

Answer : D

Explanation

'GHN' code is used for Get Hold Next. Hold function specifies that we are going to update the segment after retrieval. The Get Hold Next function corresponds to the Get Next call.

Q 4 - Which function is used is used to replace a segment in the IMS DL/I database?

A - DLI-GNP

B - DLI-ISRT

C - DLI-DLET

D - DLI-REPL

Answer : D

Explanation

'REPL' code is used for Get Hold Next within Parent. The Replace function is used to replace a segment in the IMS DL/I database.

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.

Q 6 - What command code we used to code for Path Call?

A - C

B - D

C - F

D - L

Answer : B

Explanation

To use command codes, specify an asterisk in the 9th position of the SSA and for Path Call we code D at 10th position.

Q 7 - How many search fields are allowed in segment?

A - 1

B - 100

C - No Limit

D - 255

Answer : A

Explanation

There can be only one search field in a segment.

Q 8 - The prefix part of the index pointer segment contains a pointer to the Index Target Segment. State whether true or false?

A - False

B - True

Answer : B

Explanation

This is self explanatory.

Q 9 - A DL/I records all the changes made by an application program in a file which is known as the log file. State whether true or false?

A - False

B - True

Answer : B

Explanation

This is self explanatory.

Answer : A

Explanation

DBMS stands for Database Management System.


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