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 : B

Explanation

PSB stands for Program Specification Block.

Answer : B

Explanation

ACB stands for Access Control Blocks Generator. It is used to generate ACBs.

Q 4 - Which function is used to restart a IMS Database?

A - DLI-CHKP

B - DLI-XRST

C - DLI-PCB

D - DLI-ISRT

Answer : B

Explanation

'XRST' code is used for the Restart function. It is used in the restart features of IMS.

Q 5 - What is the length of an unqualified SSA?

A - 8 bytes

B - 10 bytes

C - 9 bytes

D - 12 bytes

Answer : C

Explanation

A basic unqualified SSA is 9 bytes long. The first 8 bytes hold the segment name which is being used for processing. The last byte always contains space.

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 command code we used to code for Enqueue Segment?

A - N

B - P

C - Q

D - U

Answer : C

Explanation

To use command codes, specify an asterisk in the 9th position of the SSA and for Enqueue Segment we code Q at 10th position.

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 - Any field can be used as a secondary key. It need not be the segments sequence field. State whether true or false?

A - False

B - True

Answer : B

Explanation

This is self explanatory.

Q 10 - What error code you will get when program issues a replace call without an immediately preceding get hold call?

A - DJ

B - Spaces

C - DA

D - GF

Answer : A

Explanation

This is self explanatory.

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