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Q 1 - What does JCL stands for?
JCL stands for Job Control Language which provides the specifications necessary to process a job.
Q 2 - What does JES stands for?
The Operating System uses Job Entry System (JES) to receive jobs into the Operating System, to schedule them for processing and to control the output.
Q 3 - What is the purpose of coding TIME parameter in job statement?
Time parameter specifies the time span to be used by the processor to execute the job. Syntax : TIME=(mm, ss) or TIME=ss
Q 4 - A SET statement is used to define commonly used symbolic across job steps or procedures. It initializes the previous values in the symbolic names. It has to be defined before the first use of the symbolic names in the JCL. State whether true or false?
This statement is correct.
Q 5 - What is use of DCB parameter in DD statement?
The Data Control Block (DCB) parameter details the physical characteristics of a dataset. This parameter is required for datasets that are newly created in the job step. LRECL is the length of each record held within the dataset. RECFM is the record format of the dataset.
Q 6 - How you will the direct the data to spool using SYSOUT option?
Code SYSOUT=*, then the data will be directed to spool.
Q 7 - FORCE option in GDG's deletes the GDG versions and the GDG base. If any of the GDG versions are set with an expiration date which is yet to expire, then those are not deleted and hence the GDG base is retained. State whether true or false?
This is self explanatory.
Yes, a catalog procedure can call a in-stream procedure.
We use & for symbolic parameters.
?* is used to mark the end of in-stream data.