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Q 1 - In Job processing, what happens in Input stage?
In input stage, Job is taken as an input to JES.
Q 2 - What operation is performed by JOB statement?
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.
Q 3 - What is the purpose of coding REGION parameter in job statement?
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?
This statement is correct.
Q 5 - What is use of DSN parameter in DD statement?
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).
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?
This is self explanatory.
Q 8 - What statements are invalid in a procedure?
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?
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?
PEND statement is used to end the in-stream procedure.