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mainframe Online Quiz - 72

Description: mainframe Online Quiz - 72
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5 generations of a GDG already exist. Refer 1st generation in the JCL

  1. GDG (-4)

  2. GDG (-3)

  3. GDG (-5)

  4. GDG (1)


Correct Option: A

The parameter used to specify whether job is to be held until further notice or for syntax checking

  1. HOLD

  2. TYPERUN

  3. TYPRUN

  4. SCAN


Correct Option: C
  1. Multiple jobs are submitted

  2. Job will abend

  3. Only one step gets executed

  4. Only first job will be submitted


Correct Option: A

Which of the following functions can DD statements perform?

  1. Tell the system which data set to access

  2. Request a printer to produce the job output

  3. Indicate where to store new data sets

  4. Initiate a new program


Correct Option: A,B,C

Which of the following are considerations for selecting programs that may be grouped together as a job?

  1. Programs must run sequentially

  2. Programs must be dependent on each other

  3. Programs must access the same databases

  4. Programs must have the same accounting information


Correct Option: A,B,C

Which one of the following is a valid job name?

  1. //TEST*1

  2. // JOB13

  3. //$ABCD

  4. //STEPSEVEN


Correct Option: C

What are the correct values for the DSN parameter of a temporary data set?

  1. &NAME&(TEMP)

  2. &&TEMP(NAME)

  3. &&NAME

  4. &NAME


Correct Option: B,C

vsam means virtual storage acess method

  1. True

  2. False


Correct Option: A

Which of the following PIC definitions can be used in the declaration of a record of a sequential file that will be used as INPUT

  1. PIC X(9)

  2. PIC S9(4) COMP

  3. PIC Z(4)

  4. PIC 9(4)V99

  5. PIC 9(4).99


Correct Option: A,B,D
  1. IF EOF THEN …

  2. IF EOF IS TRUE THEN ...

  3. IF END-OF-FILE = 'Y' THEN ...

  4. IF END-OF-FILE THEN ...


Correct Option: A,C
  1. EVALUATE A WHEN 0 DISPLAY 'A = 0' WHEN 5 DISPLAY 'A = 5' WHEN OTHER DISPLAY 'A IS NOT 0 NOR 5' END-EVALUATE

  2. EVALUATE TRUE WHEN A=0 DISPLAY 'A = 0' WHEN A=5 DISPLAY 'A = 5' WHEN OTHER DISPLAY 'A IS NOT 0 OR 5' END-EVALUATE

  3. EVALUATE A WHEN A=0 DISPLAY 'A = 0' WHEN A=5 DISPLAY 'A = 5' WHEN OTHER DISPLAY 'A IS NOT 0 NOR 5' END-EVALUATE

  4. none


Correct Option: C

Which of the following statements concerning files are true?

  1. the FD entry in the DATA DIVISION gives a description of the structure of a file.

  2. the first record is automatically read on opening a file.

  3. if a file is opened in I-O mode you can use this file for reading as well as for writing.

  4. you can not read indexed files from a COBOL program.

  5. in the SELECT clause you have to give a complete description of the exact location of the file.


Correct Option: A,C

Can a SEARCH be applied to a table which does not have an INDEX defined?

  1. No

  2. Yes

  3. can't say

  4. none


Correct Option: A

What is the maximum length of a field you can define using COMP-3?

  1. 8 Bytes

  2. 10 Bytes

  3. 12 Bytes

  4. 16 Bytes


Correct Option: B
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