Tag: mainframe

Questions Related to mainframe

  1. This is only true if there are arguments, otherwise the parentheses must be excluded.

  2. This is also true if there are no arguments, but the parentheses can be omitted.

  3. This is also true if there are no arguments, the parentheses must be included.

  4. This is always true, since there are no functions without arguments.


Correct Option: C
  1. 12.3

  2. 12.3000

  3. 12.346

  4. 12.345


Correct Option: D
  1. the external subroutine SUBROUT1 will be executed, bypassing any internal subroutines.

  2. the internal subroutine SUBROUT1 will be executed; external subroutines aren't called.

  3. the internal subroutines will be searched for SUBROUT1; only if there isn't an internal one, the external SUBROUT1 will be executed.

  4. an error will occur; subroutine names must never be coded between quotes.


Correct Option: A
  1. Begins the subparameters of the DCB

  2. Begins the DASD control block

  3. Marks the close of the DCB

  4. Modifies the record type parameters


Correct Option: A
  1. One can not shield variables in a subroutine from the main EXEC, only from other subroutines.

  2. One can shield the variables by using the clause: CALL SUBROUT1 PROCEDURE

  3. One can shield the variables by defining the start clause of a subroutine:SUBROUT1: PROCEDURE

  4. One can shield the variables by defining the start clause of a subroutine: SUBROUT1: SHIELDED


Correct Option: C
  1. 71 bytes

  2. 60 bytes

  3. 55 bytes

  4. 80 bytes


Correct Option: A
  1. Marks a deleted DD statement

  2. Begins an interpreted command stream

  3. Specifies no space allocation & no disposition processing

  4. Suppress command processing


Correct Option: C