mainframe Online Quiz - 107

Description: mainframe Online Quiz - 107
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GSAM stands for

  1. Generated Sequential Access Method

  2. Generalized Sequential Access Method

  3. Generalized Servicing Access Method

  4. Generalized Sequential Authendication Method

Correct Option: B

GSAM is a

  1. unordered and non hierarchical data base

  2. sequential and hierarchical data base

  3. sequential and non hierarchical data base

  4. unordered and hierarchical data base

Correct Option: C

Data base access in GSAM can be done by

  1. Queries

  2. Function calls

  3. DL/I calls

  4. DL/1 calls

Correct Option: C

The format of GSAM call is

  1. CALL 'CBLTDLI' USING call-func, pcb-name, ioarea

  2. CALL 'CBLTDLI' USING call-func, Ioarea

  3. CALL 'CBLTDLI' USING pcb-name, Ioarea

  4. CALL 'CBLTDLI' USING call-func, pdb-name pcb-name, Ioarea

Correct Option: A

The call function name used for getting the next record is

  1. GNXT

  2. GN


  4. GETN

Correct Option: B

The call function name used for inserting a new record is


  2. INSRT

  3. ISRT

  4. INST

Correct Option: C
  1. At the beginning only

  2. At the specified position

  3. At random position

  4. At the end only

Correct Option: D
  1. add and edit the record

  2. Add and delete the record

  3. Modify and delete the record

  4. insert and delete the record

Correct Option: C

GSAM records can be

  1. Only fixed length record

  2. only variable length record

  3. both fixed length and variable length records

  4. only specified length record

Correct Option: C

For variable length records the record length must be specified at the

  1. last 2 bytes of the record

  2. First 2 bytes of the records

  3. 3rd and 4th bytes of the record

  4. The record length will not be specified in the record

Correct Option: B
  1. the data begins in byte 1

  2. the data begins in byte 0

  3. control character in byte 0 and data begins in byte 1

  4. control character is specified at the end

Correct Option: C

When there is a data management open error it returns

  1. AJ

  2. AI

  3. AH

  4. AO

Correct Option: B

The format of an I/O area with control characters for the variable length record is

  1. the data begins in byte 1

  2. byte 0 and byte 1 contains 2 byte length field

  3. byte 0 contains control character and byte 1 and 2 contains the length field

  4. byte 0 and 1 contains the 2 byte length field and byte 3 contains control character

Correct Option: D
  1. Actual record

  2. Address of the next record

  3. Address of the record retrieved

  4. Address of the previous record

Correct Option: C
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