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mainframe Online Quiz - 81

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What is the cause for abend SOC2?

  1. PRIVILEGED OPERATION EXCEPTION

  2. DATA EXCEPTION

  3. SPACE ISSUE

  4. None of the above


Correct Option: A
Explanation:

To understand the cause of abend SOC2, the user needs to know about the different types of abends and their meaning. Abend SOC2 is a type of abend that occurs when a user's program attempts to execute a privileged operation that it is not authorized to perform.

Now let's go through each option and explain why it is right or wrong:

A. PRIVILEGED OPERATION EXCEPTION: This option is correct. Abend SOC2 occurs when a user's program attempts to execute a privileged operation that it is not authorized to perform. This can happen when a user attempts to access a file or perform some other operation that requires a higher level of authority than they currently have.

B. DATA EXCEPTION: This option is incorrect. Abend SOC7 occurs when a program attempts to perform an operation on an invalid or improperly formatted data item.

C. SPACE ISSUE: This option is incorrect. Abend SB37 occurs when a program attempts to write to a data set that does not have enough space available to accommodate the data being written.

D. None of the above: This option is incorrect. As explained above, abend SOC2 occurs when a program attempts to execute a privileged operation without the necessary authority.

Therefore, the answer is: A. PRIVILEGED OPERATION EXCEPTION.

What is the use of Level 49 in COBOL?

  1. to describe independent elementary items

  2. it is used to define the db2 char in cobolas var char

  3. used to give condition names to the values that a field contain

  4. all of the above


Correct Option: B

Where is a period required in Cobol?

  1. After the last statement in each paragraph

  2. At the end of the word DIVISION

  3. At the end of the word SECTION

  4. All of the above


Correct Option: D

AI Explanation

To answer this question, let's go through each option to understand why it is correct or incorrect:

Option A) After the last statement in each paragraph - This option is correct. In COBOL, a period is required after the last statement in each paragraph to mark the end of the paragraph.

Option B) At the end of the word DIVISION - This option is correct. In COBOL, a period is required at the end of the word DIVISION to mark the end of the division.

Option C) At the end of the word SECTION - This option is correct. In COBOL, a period is required at the end of the word SECTION to mark the end of the section.

Option D) All of the above - This option is correct. As explained in options A, B, and C, a period is required after the last statement in each paragraph, at the end of the word DIVISION, and at the end of the word SECTION. Therefore, all of the above options are correct.

The correct answer is D. This option is correct because all of the above statements are true.

when DISP=MOD is used in JCL?

  1. when the dataset can be extended

  2. when the dataset can be newly created

  3. just to share the dataset & not for editing

  4. when dataset needs to be edited & deleted


Correct Option: A
  1. indirect control

  2. direct control

  3. indirect and direct control

  4. none of the above


Correct Option: B

ISC stands for _____?

  1. 1) Intra System Communication

  2. 2) Inter System Communication

  3. 3) Infra System Communication

  4. 4) Both 1 and 2

  5. 5) Neither 1 nor 3


Correct Option: B,E

_____ allows us to code assembler level programs to define screens.

  1. a) Bit Mapping Support

  2. b) Basic Mapping Standard

  3. c) Basic Mapping Support

  4. d) None of the above

  5. e) Neither (a) nor (b)


Correct Option: C,E
  1. quick watch - CICS/TS Z/OS MSGS

  2. qw - CICS/TS Z/OS MSGS

  3. quick watch - CICS/TS Z/OS SYNTX

  4. qw- CICS/TS Z/OS SYNTX

  5. All of the above

  6. None of the above


Correct Option: A,B

A dataset is simply a collection of related data that is managed as a unit by MVS. Within a dataset, data is organized into smaller units called

  1. Bytes

  2. Data

  3. Records

  4. Units


Correct Option: C

The standard length of a dataset name is

  1. 1-80 characters

  2. 1-44 characters

  3. 1-71 characters

  4. none of the above


Correct Option: B
  1. $, @ and *

  2. $, # and *

  3. #, @ and *

  4. @, # and $


Correct Option: D

Which is the product that can provide data security for the resource for an MVS system

  1. ISPF

  2. MVS

  3. RACF

  4. JES


Correct Option: C

Access methods of a dataset are

  1. basic, queued and VSAM

  2. basic and VSAM

  3. queued and VSAM

  4. none of the above


Correct Option: A

JES uses 2 characters to classify a jobs importance, both of which can be specified in the jobs jcl,they are

  1. Job class and Msgclass

  2. notify

  3. Job class and priority

  4. all the above


Correct Option: C

A program that runs in the system region of an address space that is eligible for batch job processing

  1. processor

  2. Initiator

  3. both

  4. none of the above


Correct Option: B

The jobparm statement used to set the limit on the number of pages of output produced by a job is

  1. Lines

  2. Output

  3. pages

  4. outparm


Correct Option: C

The statement used to indicate the tape volumes that will be required in the execution of a job

  1. VOL

  2. SETUP

  3. LOOKUP

  4. SERIEL


Correct Option: B

The possible range of the user return code or condition code available in the jcl log is

  1. 0 to 4095

  2. 0 to 9990

  3. 0 to 6500

  4. 0 to 2049


Correct Option: B

What does EBCDIC stand for?

  1. Easy But Concise Decimal Information Counter

  2. Extended Binary Coded Decimal Interchange Code

  3. Extended Binary Control Decimal Interchange Code

  4. Extended Binary Code Decimal Interchange Control


Correct Option: B

What does CICS stand for ?

  1. Central Information Control System

  2. Customer Interface Control System

  3. omputing Instructions Control System

  4. Customer Information Control System


Correct Option: D
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