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

DBDGEN stands for Database Descriptor Generator.

Answer : A

Explanation

DLITCBL stands for DL/I to COBOL. The entry statement is used to define the entry point in the program.

Q 4 - In PCB which field contains the DL/I status code?

A - SEG-LEVEL

B - STATUS-CODE

C - PROC-OPTIONS

D - RESERVED-DLI

Answer : B

Explanation

Status code field contains two bytes of character data. Status code contains the DL/I status code. Spaces are moved to the status code field when DL/I completes the processing of calls successfully.

Q 5 - In PCB which field contains the longest possible concatenated key that can be used with the program’s view of the database?

A - LENGTH-FB-KEY

B - NUMB-SENS-SEGS

C - KEY-FB-AREA

D - SEG-NAME

Answer : C

Explanation

Key feedback area varies in length from one PCB to another. It contains the longest possible concatenated key that can be used with the program’s view of the database.

Q 6 - What value you will get in GN call if end of database is reached and segment not found?

A - SPACE

B - ZERO

C - GE

D - GB

Answer : D

Explanation

If end of database is reached and segment is not found then you will get GB value in STATUS-CODE for GN call.

Q 7 - What are the parameters that are used in CBLTDLI call?

A - Function code and PCB mask

B - Segment I/O Area

C - SSAs

D - All of these

Answer : D

Explanation

Function code, PCB mask, Segment I/O Area & SSAs are the parameters used in a CBLTDLI call.

Q 8 - When we issue a GU or GN call, the DL/I establishes its parentage at the lowest level segment that is retrieved. If we include a P command code, then the DL/I establishes its parentage at a higher level segment in the hierarchical path. 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 : A

Explanation

DBMS stands for Database Management System.

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