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GAFUR

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PostPosted: Mon Nov 21, 2005 4:30 pm    Post subject: CICS Interview Questions
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Hi Group,

I am Gafur . Please let me know the answers for these questions


Question 1.


EXEC CICS XCTL
PROGRAM(THISPROGRAM)
END-EXEC.
What will happen when the above code executes, assuming that THISPROGRAM contains the name of the currently executing program?

Choice 1
The command will execute, causing CICS to lock up because THISPROGRAM is already executing.
Choice 2
The command will be ignored.
Choice 3
The INVREQ error condition will be raised.
Choice 4
The currently running program will be invoked with no COMMAREA.
Choice 5
A transaction dump will be produced, and CICS will end the task


Question 2.

What values, sent in an output field of a map, will cause a terminal error?
Choice 1
LOW VALUES
Choice 2
HIGH VALUES
Choice 3
ATTRIBUTE VALUES
Choice 4
MIDDLE VALUES
Choice 5
NO VALUES



Question 3.

How does the SYNCPOINT command affect program execution?
Choice 1
All HANDLEs are suspended until the next SYNCPOINT is issued.
Choice 2
Program execution resumes at the start of code after a SYNCPOINT.
Choice 3
Program sections are ignored.
Choice 4
A SYNCPOINT does not affect program execution.
Choice 5
Program execution stops.


Question 4

What effect does having the dynamic transaction backout (DTB) facility turned off have on the SYNCPOINT command?
Choice 1
It enables recovery via SYNCPOINT and ROLLBACK.
Choice 2
It disallows SYNCPOINTs.
Choice 3
It enables nested SYNCPOINTs and ROLLBACKs.
Choice 4
It disables recovery via SYNCPOINT and ROLLBACK.
Choice 5
It disables nested SYNCPOINTs and ROLLBACKs.

Question 5.


When starting up the CICS system, what option will ensure recoverability of temporary storage?
Choice 1
The warm start option
Choice 2
The cold start option
Choice 3
The replace option
Choice 4
The ignore option
Choice 5
The recover option


Question 6

If your task abends, and DTB is turned on, what happens to file data you've modified?
Choice 1
All added data are lost.
Choice 2
All modifications are preserved for a restart.
Choice 3
All data deleted are un-deleted.
Choice 4
All modifications are lost.
Choice 5
All un-SYNCPOINTed data are lost.

Question 7.

EXEC CICS
DELAY INTERVAL(500)
REQID('T123OS9')
END-EXEC
In the sample above, what purpose does the REQID parameter serve?
Choice 1
It provides a way for other transactions to CANCEL the DELAY prior to the specified interval.
Choice 2
It allows other transactions to inquire how much time is left before the DELAY expires.
Choice 3
It names an ECB which will be posted at the end of the interval.
Choice 4
It allows the current transaction to inquire how much time is left before the DELAY expires.
Choice 5
It allows other transactions to extend the DELAY.

Question 8.


EXEC CICS HANDLE AID
CLEAR(2000-CLEAR-RTN)
END-EXEC
What does the code sample above do?
Choice 1
Traps the clear key.
Choice 2
Allows the COMMAREA to be initialized.
Choice 3
Clears the map area.
Choice 4
Clears the screen.
Choice 5

Question 9.

What effect does having the dynamic transaction backout (DTB) facility turned off have on the SYNCPOINT command?
Choice 1
It enables recovery via SYNCPOINT and ROLLBACK.
Choice 2
It disallows SYNCPOINTs.
Choice 3
It enables nested SYNCPOINTs and ROLLBACKs.
Choice 4
It disables recovery via SYNCPOINT and ROLLBACK.
Choice 5
It disables nested SYNCPOINTs and ROLLBACKs
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khamarutheen

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PostPosted: Wed Nov 23, 2005 10:34 am    Post subject: CICS
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hi frnd,


Question 2 --> Choice 2 may be
Questino 3 --> Choice 2

Remaining i m not clear..
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sungang77

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PostPosted: Wed Nov 23, 2005 2:41 pm    Post subject:
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3 Choice 2
5 Choice 1
6 Choice 5
7 Choice 1
8 Choice 1
Not very confirm about The following:
1 Choise 5
2 Choise 2
4 and 9 Choice 5.

If look up the IBM library books, the answer for 1,2,4 should can be found out.
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