mainframe Online Quiz - 31

Description: mainframe Online Quiz - 31
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  1. The program is not getting special resource

  2. Input or Output datasets have some space unavailability

  3. The job has abended because of database problem.

  4. None of the above

Correct Option: B
  1. Begins the input data prompt at the system console

  2. Begins an instream dataset

  3. Marks the end of the command stream

  4. Includes all datasets within a naming pattern

Correct Option: B

How can un used space allocation be returned to the system when a dataset is closed?


  2. RLSE


  4. CLOSE

Correct Option: B
  1. SYSCHK DD statement

  2. CHCKPOINT DD statement

  3. CHKOUT DD statement

  4. CHECK or DD statement

Correct Option: A

How can an instream dataset be terminated

  1. //

  2. //*

  3. /*

  4. None of the above

Correct Option: C
  1. Through RC

  2. Through CODE

  3. Through COND

  4. Through RETURNCD

Correct Option: A
  1. Yes

  2. No

  3. only for uncatalogued datasets

  4. Only for catalogued dataset

Correct Option: C

which of the following is used to comment out a statement?

  1. //

  2. /*

  3. /+

  4. +/

Correct Option: B

Program Name:

  1. Can have Letters, 0 - 9, Hyphen and cannot start or end with Hyphen, Maximum of 30 characters

  2. Can have Letters, 0 - 9 and should start with Letter, Maximum of 30 characters

  3. Can have Letters, 0 - 9 and should start with Letter, Maximum of 8 characters

  4. Can have Letters, 0 - 9, Hyphen and cannot start or end with Hyphen, Maximum of 8 characters

Correct Option: C

Dataname Rule:

  1. contain at least one character, but not more than 30 character

  2. contain at least one alphabetic character

  3. Can begin or end with a hyphen

  4. Names are not case-sensitive: TotalPay is the same as totalpay, Totalpay or TOTALPAY

  5. constructed from the Letters, 0 - 9, and hyphen

Correct Option: A,B,D,E

Any sentence or entry that requires more than one line, must be continued in:

  1. Area B of the next line

  2. columns 8 through 11 of the next line

  3. Area A of the next line

  4. columns 12 through 72 of the next line

Correct Option: A,D
  1. Dataset must be of same type (Disk or tape)

  2. Should not be a partioned dataset

  3. The dataset with the largest Block SIze must be listed first

  4. Record lenght of all the dataset should be the same

Correct Option: A,C
  1. A PGM parameter can be overriden

  2. If a parameter, which does not exist, is coded on the EXEC statement, the parameter will be added

  3. The parameter for each step need to be coded in the same order as they appear on the procedure EXEC statement

  4. All parameters for each step must be coded in order.

Correct Option: B,D

Select the statements form the below list, which are not true for overriding concatenated DD statements in PROC.

  1. The overriding DD statement need not be in a same order as the concatenated DD staements.

  2. To override only last DD statement in a concatenation, code only one overriding statement

  3. to leave a concatenated staetement unchanged, code its corresponding DD statement with a blank operand field

  4. Code a DDname against all the overiding DD statements.

Correct Option: A,B,D
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