COBOL Programming Skills Test Quiz

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COBOL Programming Skills Test Quiz - Quiz

It is a fact that most of the financial and business applications used by companies were developed by COBOL. If you have COBOL programming skills, then this quiz is for you to ascertain your knowledge.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The following are advantages of COBOL except 
    • A. 

      User Defined Functions

    • B. 

      Object Orientation

    • C. 

      Multiple Currency Symbols

    • D. 

      User Undefined Data Types

  • 2. 
    Which of the following syntaxes uses an alphanumeric data-item
    • A. 

      $i

    • B. 

      $il

    • C. 

      #i

    • D. 

      #il

  • 3. 
    Which of the following syntaxes uses a numeric data item?  
    • A. 

      $il

    • B. 

      $i

    • C. 

      #i

    • D. 

      $#i

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is the hierarchy of the COBOL four divisions?
    • A. 

      Data Division, Environment Division, Procedure Division and Identification Division

    • B. 

      Identification Division, Environment Division, Data Division and Procedure Division

    • C. 

      Data Division, Identification Division, Procedure Division and Environment Division

    • D. 

      Environment Division, Identification Division, Data Division and Procedure Division

  • 5. 
    The COBOL four division that contains program information is the
    • A. 

      Data Division

    • B. 

      Identification Division

    • C. 

      Procedure Division

    • D. 

      Environment Division

  • 6. 
    Which COBOL verb is used to copy data from source data to destination data?
    • A. 

      Initialize Verb

    • B. 

      Move Verb

    • C. 

      Display Verb

    • D. 

      Accept Verb

  • 7. 
    The COBOL verb that is used to initialize a group item or an elementary item is 
    • A. 

      Display Verb

    • B. 

      Accept Verb

    • C. 

      Initialize Verb

    • D. 

      Move Verb

  • 8. 
    The following are the data description entries used in COBOL except 
    • A. 

      Renames Clause

    • B. 

      Usage Clause

    • C. 

      Storage Clause

    • D. 

      Redefines Clause

  • 9. 
    The following are types of conditions used in COBOL except 
    • A. 

      IF Condition Statement

    • B. 

      Class Condition

    • C. 

      Sign Condition

    • D. 

      Val Condition

  • 10. 
    The following are the loop statements used in COBOL except 
    • A. 

      For Loop

    • B. 

      Perform Thru

    • C. 

      Perform Until

    • D. 

      Perform Times

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