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

Predefined pattern for accessing data in DL/I is first down the hierarchy, then left to right.

Answer : A

Explanation

DBDGEN stands for Database Descriptor Generator.

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

A - DLI-GU

B - DLI-GHU

C - DLI-GN

D - DLI-GHN

Answer : B

Explanation

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

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 - 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 Ignore?

A - N

B - P

C - Q

D - U

Answer : A

Explanation

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

Q 7 - What is the maximum number of PCBs allowed in a PSB?

A - No Limit

B - 1

C - 100

D - 255

Answer : A

Explanation

There is no limit of PCBs allowed in a PSB.

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 - 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.

Answer : B

Explanation

MPP stands for Message Processing Program.


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