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mainframe Online Quiz - 48

Description: mainframe Online Quiz - 48
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CICS Abend caused when alphanumeric string is moved to numeric data Item

  1. ASRA

  2. AICA

  3. AEY9

  4. ANUM


Correct Option: A

The COBOL Program's section which is part of a called program that 'links' or maps to data items in the calling program's working storage

  1. STORAGE

  2. DATA

  3. MAP

  4. LINKAGE


Correct Option: D

A DB2 process that builds an access path to DB2 tables

  1. COMPILE

  2. BIND

  3. TRANSLATE

  4. LINK


Correct Option: B

This describes the type and location of data sets on the volume

  1. VTOC

  2. VOTC

  3. COTV

  4. COVT


Correct Option: A

Name the divisions in COBOL program?

  1. Identification, Environment, Working Storage, Procedure.

  2. Identification, Environment, Data, Procedure.

  3. Identification, Environment, Data, Linkage.

  4. Identification, File section, Environment, Procedure.


Correct Option: B
  1. Section

  2. Paragraph

  3. Modules

  4. Division


Correct Option: C
  1. 77- Describe Elementary item, 01- Describe elementary and group items

  2. 01- Describe Elementary item, 77- Describe elementary and group items

  3. 77- Describe group item, 01- Describe elementary and group items

  4. 77- Describe conditional item, 01- Describe rename items


Correct Option: A

Can I redefine an X(100) field with a field of X(200)?

  1. True

  2. False


Correct Option: A

AI Explanation

To answer this question, let's first understand what an X(100) field and an X(200) field represent.

In programming and data storage, the notation X(n) is commonly used to represent a field that can hold a character string of length n. For example, X(100) represents a field that can store a character string of up to 100 characters, and X(200) represents a field that can store a character string of up to 200 characters.

Now, coming back to the question, can we redefine an X(100) field with a field of X(200)?

The correct answer is A) True.

This is because when you redefine a field, you are essentially changing its definition or characteristics. In this case, you are changing the length limitation of the field from 100 characters to 200 characters. As long as the new field (X(200)) can accommodate the data that was originally stored in the old field (X(100)), you can successfully redefine the field without losing any data.

It's worth noting that redefining a field may require careful consideration, especially if the field is used in multiple parts of a program or if it affects other related data structures. It's important to ensure that the change is compatible with the overall system design.

Which is not a figurative constant below:

  1. Zero

  2. Zeroes

  3. Zeros

  4. 0


Correct Option: D

AI Explanation

To answer this question, you need to understand the concept of figurative constants. Figurative constants are symbols used to represent fixed values or quantities in mathematical expressions or equations.

Let's go through each option to understand why it is correct or incorrect:

Option A) Zero - This option is a figurative constant because "Zero" is a word used to represent the numerical value 0.

Option B) Zeroes - This option is a figurative constant because "Zeroes" is the plural form of "Zero" and is used to represent multiple instances of the numerical value 0.

Option C) Zeros - This option is a figurative constant because "Zeros" is another way to represent the numerical value 0.

Option D) 0 - This option is not a figurative constant because "0" is the actual numerical representation of the value zero. It is a literal constant, not a figurative constant.

The correct answer is D) 0. This option is not a figurative constant because it is the actual numerical representation of zero.

  1. PIC S9(3).999

  2. PIC 9(3).999

  3. PIC S9(3)V999

  4. PIC 9(3)V999


Correct Option: C
  1. Logical- FILE-1, Physical- INFILE

  2. Logical- INFILE, Physical- FILE-1

  3. Logical- None, Physical-ASSIGN

  4. None of them


Correct Option: A
  1. Identification

  2. Procedure

  3. Data

  4. Environment


Correct Option: C
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