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 JOBLIB statement is used in order to identify the location of the program to be executed in a JCL. The JOBLIB statement is specified after the JOB statement and before the EXEC statement. This can be used only for the in stream procedures and programs. State whether true or false?

A - True

B - False

Answer : A

Explanation

This statement is correct.

Q 5 - Temporary datasets need storage only for the job duration and are deleted at job completion. Such datasets are represented as DSN=&name or simply without a DSN specified. State whether true or false?

A - True

B - False

Answer : A

Explanation

This statement is correct.

Q 6 - Which utility is used a dummy utility?

A - IEBGENER

B - IEBCOPY

C - IEBCOMPR

D - IEFBR14

Answer : D

Explanation

IEFBR14 is no operation utility. Used to return control to user and terminate. It is usually used to create empty dataset or delete an existing dataset.

Q 7 - Generation Data Groups (GDGs) are group of datasets related to each other by a common name. The common name is referred as GDG base and each dataset associated with the base is called a GDG version. State whether true or false?

A - False

B - True

Answer : B

Explanation

This is self explanatory.

Q 8 - What sort card you will use to copy the data from one dataset to another dataset?

A - SORT FIELDS=COPY

B - SORT FIELDS=MOVE

C - SORT FIELDS=COPY(ALL)

D - SORT FIELDS=MOVE(ALL)

Answer : A

Explanation

In the SORT step mention the SYSIN & SYSOUT dataset name & in sort card code SORT FIELDS=COPY to copy data from input file to output file.

Q 9 - What are the type of procedure in JCL?

A - Cataloged

B - Uncataloged

C - In-stream

D - Both A & D

Answer : D

Explanation

Catalog and in-stream procedures are used in JCL.

Q 10 - Which parameter is use to declare the name of dataset in DD statement?

A - DS

B - NAME

C - DSN

D - MARK

Answer : C

Explanation

DSN is used to declare the name of dataset in a DD statement.


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