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 : B

Explanation

IMS stands for Information Management System.

Answer : A

Explanation

DBDGEN stands for Database Descriptor Generator.

Q 3 - Which statement is used to pass the control from the DL/I to the COBOL program?

A - ENTRY 'DLITCBL' USING pcb-name

B - ENTRY 'DLICBL' USING pcb-name1

C - ENTRY 'CBLTDLI' USING pcb-name1

D - None of these

Answer : A

Explanation

Entry Statement is used to pass the control from the DL/I to the COBOL program. Syntax: ENTRY 'DLITCBL' USING pcb-name

Q 4 - Which function is used for recovering the database?

A - DLI-CHKP

B - DLI-XRST

C - DLI-PCB

D - DLI-ISRT

Answer : A

Explanation

'CHKP' code is used for the Checkpoint function. It is used in the recovery features of IMS.

Q 5 - At what position we specify two-character relational operator code in a Qualified SSA?

A - 18th position

B - 18th & 19th position

C - 19th position

D - 19th and 20th position

Answer : B

Explanation

After the field name, in the 18th and 19th positions, we specify two-character relational operator code.

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 is the retrieval sequence in IMS DB?

A - Top to bottom

B - Front to back

C - Left to right

D - All of these

Answer : D

Explanation

All these are the approaches which are used for retrieval of data.

Q 8 - Each occurrence of the root segment, plus all the subordinate segment occurrences make one database record. State whether true or false?

A - False

B - True

Answer : B

Explanation

This is self explanatory.

Q 9 - In Forward Recovery, DL/I uses the log file to store the change data. The accumulated transactions are re-posted using this log file. 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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