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 is difficult to manage?

A - DB2

B - IMS-DB

C - Both A & B

D - None of these

Answer : B

Explanation

IMS predefined tree structure reduces flexibility and it is difficult to manage.

Q 2 - For FIELD macro statement in DBDGEN, what does TYPE=H parameter specifies?

A - Packed decimal data type

B - Hexadecimal data type

C - Character data type

D - Half word binary data type

Answer : D

Explanation

TYPE = H specifies Half word binary 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 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.

Answer : A

Explanation

SSA stands for Segment Search Arguments.

Q 6 - What command code we used to code for Concatenated Key?

A - C

B - D

C - F

D - L

Answer : A

Explanation

To use command codes, specify an asterisk in the 9th position of the SSA and for concatenated key we code C 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 - 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 - 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.

Q 10 - How many DBDs can be there for a single database?

A - 1

B - 10

C - 5

D - No Limit

Answer : A

Explanation

One DBD is generated for a single database.


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