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mainframe Online Quiz - 137

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OTHERWISE should be specified along with SELECT instruction.

  1. True

  2. False


Correct Option: B

When was the first IBM System/360 introduced?

  1. 1965

  2. 1945

  3. 1955

  4. 1975


Correct Option: A

What is the defining characteristic of mainframe?

  1. Integrity, Curiosity, Reliability (ICS)

  2. Memory, Decisive, Authoritarian (MDA)

  3. Reliability, Availability, Serviceability (RAS)

  4. Reliability, Sensitive, Organized (RSO)


Correct Option: C

Which Mainframe design replaced the older bipolar technology of specialized heating, ventilation and Air conditioning (HVAC)in 1990s?

  1. DMOS

  2. CMOS

  3. BMOS

  4. AMOS


Correct Option: B

Which mainframes firm dominates the mainframe market at well over 90% of market share?

  1. DELL

  2. IBM

  3. HP

  4. Unisys


Correct Option: B

Mainframes have a historical reputation for being "expensive," but the modern reality is much different. As of late 2006, it is possible to buy and configure a complete IBM mainframe system (with software, storage, and support), under standard commercial use terms, for about how many US dollars? (approx)

  1. $1,500

  2. $50,000

  3. $35,000

  4. $75,000


Correct Option: B

How many General Purpose Registers available

  1. 15

  2. 16

  3. 8

  4. None


Correct Option: B

Assembler Supports

  1. Machine Instructions

  2. Assembler Instructions

  3. Macro Instructions

  4. All the above


Correct Option: D

One base register can address up to ____ Bytes

  1. 1024

  2. 2048

  3. 4096

  4. 8192


Correct Option: C
  1. 2 Bytes

  2. 4 Bytes

  3. 6 Bytes

  4. 8 bytes


Correct Option: D

Instruction execution is faster if data is aligned in

  1. Fullword Boundary

  2. Halfword Boundary

  3. Doubleword Boundary

  4. None


Correct Option: A

RR Instruction needs

  1. 4 Bytes

  2. 8 Bytes

  3. 2 Bytes

  4. 6 Bytes


Correct Option: C

BO instruction means

  1. Branch on One

  2. Branch on Overflow

  3. Branch on OK

  4. None of These


Correct Option: B

ZAP is a

  1. Branch Instruction

  2. Arithmetic Instruction

  3. Decimal Instruction

  4. Assembler Directive


Correct Option: C

Decimal instructions works with _____ operands

  1. Register Operands

  2. Storage Operands

  3. Implied Operands

  4. Immediate Operands


Correct Option: B

which function allows to select n records after removing duplicates

  1. DUPLICATE (n)

  2. REMOVDUP (n)

  3. FIRSTDUP(n)

  4. NONE OF THE ABOVE


Correct Option: C

ICETOOL's ____ operator allows you to display counts in reports.

  1. BCOUNT('string')

  2. COUNT('string')

  3. CCOUNT('string')

  4. DCOUNT('string')


Correct Option: A,B

FINDREP allows you to do various types of find and replace operations on your records.

  1. True

  2. False


Correct Option: A
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