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mainframe Online Quiz - 20

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  1. The passing of job control information to the Job Entry Subsystem

  2. The addressing of input resources

  3. The performance of calculations

  4. The sending of an email to the person who submitted the job


Correct Option: A,B
  1. There is either a JCLLIB statement for the entire JOB, or a separate one for each EXEC

  2. A JCLLIB statement can not have a statement name.

  3. There can only be one JCLLIB statement per JOB.

  4. A JCLLIB statement must be coded before the first EXEC statement.


Correct Option: C,D
  1. Under no circumstances must a DD statement precede an EXEC statement

  2. The OPERATION JOB can be coded in position 4.

  3. An OPERATION can be coded beyond position 72, as long as it starts before position 72

  4. A JCL OPERATION must be followed and preceded by at least one blank.


Correct Option: D
  1. When TIME is added to a JOB statement, the entire job run time is limited to that amount

  2. When REGION=0 is coded, the job will not execute due to the fact that no working storage

  3. The COND parameter on JOB level will place the same condition on every EXEC statement,

  4. TYPRUN=SCAN means that the entire JCL script will be checked for syntax and value


Correct Option: A,C
  1. Step 1 can use 6 seconds of CPU time.

  2. Step 2 has no time limitations.

  3. Step 3 can use 15 seconds of CPU time.

  4. Each step is limited to its specifically mentioned time, but the entire job can only use 10


Correct Option: A,D
  1. A REGION parameter on an EXEC statement, overrides the REGION parameter on the JOB

  2. A REGION parameter on an EXEC statement, limits the space available for that step, but

  3. A REGION parameter on an EXEC statement, is only taken into consideration if there is no

  4. The sum of all REGION parameters on EXEC statements, must be equal to the REGION


Correct Option: C
  1. The COND parameter always indicates that if its condition is met, the step is NOT executed.

  2. When adding the COND parameter to an EXEC statement that calls a procedure, this COND

  3. With the COND parameter, we can only check return codes.

  4. The COND parameter can check the return codes of multiple steps, but as soon as one of


Correct Option: B,D
  1. For both sequential and partitioned datasets to be extended or created.

  2. Only for existing datasets to be extended

  3. For all secured sequential datasets to be extended

  4. Only for sequential datasets to be extended or created.


Correct Option: D
  1. DISP=(,PASS) is equivalent to DISP=(NEW,PASS,KEEP)

  2. DISP=(,,KEEP) is equivalent to DISP=(NEW,DELETE,KEEP)

  3. DISP=(,,CATLG) is equivalent to DISP=(OLD,CATLG,CATLG)

  4. DISP=(OLD,,) is equivalent to DISP=(OLD,KEEP,KEEP)


Correct Option: B,D
  1. //TU00001T JOB (ATUT000,,,,,,,,),TU00001,CLASS=7,MSGCLASS=X

  2. //TU00001T JOB (ATUT000),’TU00001’,CLASS=7,MSGCLASS=X

  3. //TU00001T JOB TU00001,’(ATUT000)’,CLASS=7,MSGCLASS=X

  4. //TU00001T JOB ,(ATUT000),CLASS=7,MSGCLASS=X


Correct Option: A,B
  1. //DD1 DD DSN=TBISUSR.TU00001.DATA1,DISP=(NEW,KEEP),DSORG=PS,LRECL=80,

  2. //DD2 DD DSN=TBISUSR.TU00001.DATA2(MBR1),DISP=(NEW,KEEP),DSORG=PO,

  3. //DD3 DD DSN=TBISUSR.TU00001.DATA3(MBR2),DISP=(NEW,KEEP),DSORG=PO,

  4. //DD4 DD DSN=TBISUSR.TU00001.DATA4,DISP=(NEW,KEEP),DSORG=PS,


Correct Option: C,D
  1. //DD1 DD DSN=TBISUSR.TU00001.GDG(+1),DISP=(NEW,CATLG),LRECL=80,

  2. //DD1 DD DSN=TBISUSR.TU00001.GDG(+1),DISP=SHR

  3. //DD1 DD DSN=TBISUSR.TU00001.GDG(8),DISP=(NEW,CATLG),LRECL=80,

  4. //DD1 DD DSN=TBISUSR.TU00001.GDG(8),DISP=SHR


Correct Option: A

Which of the following conditional expressions can not be used with an IF-THEN-ELSE-ENDIF construction?

  1. STEP.RC NE 8

  2. ABEND = FALSE

  3. STEP.CC = U4038

  4. STEP.RUN EQ TRUE


Correct Option: C
  1. ... can be used for input, to use both DD entries describing sequential datasets and DD

  2. ... can be used to write multiple output datasets.

  3. ... can contain a dummy data set in the input, which will indicate the end of the input

  4. ... stored on different device types, can not be used for input.


Correct Option: A,C

When calling a procedure we can change - in different ways - this procedure. Which is the most complete statement?

  1. We can override parameters on EXEC statements and add DD statements.

  2. We can override, nullify and add parameters on all statements and add DD and/or OUTPUT

  3. We can add and override parameters to all statements, but can only nullify parameters

  4. We can nullify, override and add parameters to all statements, but can only add DD statements.


Correct Option: B
  1. &GROUP&DIV.&SUBJCRS.&TYPE&NMBR

  2. &GROUP&DIV..&SUBJ.CRS.&TYPE&NMBR

  3. &GROUP.&DIV..&SUBJ.CRS.&TYPE.&NMBR.

  4. &GROUP.&DIV..&SUBJ.CRS..&TYPE.&NMBR.


Correct Option: B,C
  1. Tells the system what to do with the dataset following normal termination of the step

  2. Describes the status of the dataset

  3. Tells the system what to do with the dataset following abnormal termination of the step

  4. All of the above


Correct Option: D
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