JCL Online Quiz


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Following quiz provides Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) related to JCL 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

Specifies the information required for SPOOLing of the job such as job id, priority of execution, user-id to be notified upon completion of the job.

Answer : A

Explanation

Region parameter specifies the address space required to run a job step within the job. Syntax : REGION=nK | nM

Q 4 - A STEPLIB statement is used in order to identify the location of the program to be executed within a Job Step. The STEPLIB statement is specified after the EXEC statement and before the DD statement of the job step. State whether true or false?

A - True

B - False

Answer : A

Explanation

This statement is correct.

Answer : D

Explanation

The DSN parameter refers to the physical dataset name of a newly created or existing dataset. The DSN value can be made up of sub-names each of 1 to 8 characters length, separated by periods and of total length of 44 characters (alphanumeric).

Q 6 - Which utility is used to update PDS?

A - IEBGENER

B - IEBCOPY

C - IEBCOMPR

D - IEBUPDTE

Answer : D

Explanation

IEBUPDTE is used to update PDS

Q 7 - The GDG versions can have same or different DCB parameters. An initial model DCB can be defined to be used by all versions, but it can be overridden when creating new versions. State whether true or false?

A - False

B - True

Answer : B

Explanation

This is self explanatory.

Q 8 - What statements are invalid in a procedure?

A - JOB statement

B - Delimiter statement

C - Null statement

D - All of these

Answer : D

Explanation

A procedure must not contain following statements : JOB statement, JOBLIB DD statement, DD * , DD DATA - In-stream data, delimiter statement, Null statement, JES statements, PEND statement (for cataloged procedures)

Q 9 - How to send the execution status of a job to a user?

A - STATUS

B - MESSAGE

C - NOTIFY

D - ALERT

Answer : C

Explanation

We use NOTIFY parameter to send the status of a job.

Q 10 - Which statement is used to end the in-stream procedure in a JCL?

A - STOP

B - END

C - PEND

D - None of these

Answer : C

Explanation

PEND statement is used to end the in-stream procedure.

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