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Ims-db - Ims-DC Quiz

This is the Quiz on IMS-DB and IMS-DC for mainframe professionals. Quiz by Mainframe-Srini Blogs http://srinimf.wordpress.com


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  • 1. 
    Can we Delete records in GSAM files?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Through IMS-DB we can process online transactions?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    What is the option for Exclusive Batch in IMS-DB?
    • A. 

      MPP

    • B. 

      DLI

    • C. 

      BMP

    • D. 

      DLI and DBB

  • 4. 
    What are the functions of IMS database manager?
    • A. 

      Create hierarchial Model

    • B. 

      Inform IMSDM about your data Model

    • C. 

      Provides access to User

    • D. 

      DBA looks after all the above

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    What are the four elements in DLI call?
    • A. 

      Function,PCB,SSA,DBD

    • B. 

      Function,PCB,SSA,IO Area

    • C. 

      Function,PCB,SSA,PSB

    • D. 

      PSB,PCB,SSA,DBD

  • 6. 
    What is record access sequence in IMS DB? Top to Bottom and Left to Right
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    We can do in HSAM databases ?
    • A. 

      Replace

    • B. 

      Delete, Replace

    • C. 

      Insert

    • D. 

      Insert,Delete

  • 8. 
    How many datasets are  created in HISAM?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      3

  • 9. 
    What is Logical Record?
    • A. 

      Database Record

    • B. 

      Part of the Database Record

    • C. 

      HSAM

    • D. 

      None

  • 10. 
    DBRC is set to on when?
    • A. 

      Batch production jobs

    • B. 

      Testing jobs

    • C. 

      Online

    • D. 

      Both online and batch production

  • 11. 
    What is Lock controller in IMSDB?
    • A. 

      IRLM

    • B. 

      DLI

    • C. 

      DBRC

    • D. 

      None

  • 12. 
    DBRC is stored in separate Address space. This will be invoked by IMS start procedure. What is the duty of DBRC?
    • A. 

      Database changes stored in a Log

    • B. 

      Database changes deleted from in a Log

    • C. 

      Database changes stored in a Log for Batch and Online

    • D. 

      None

  • 13. 
    ACB will be dynamically created in?
    • A. 

      DLI batch

    • B. 

      Online

    • C. 

      Both DLI batch and Online

    • D. 

      None

  • 14. 
    EXEC PGM=DFSCRC00                       Parm=(DLI,   ,    ,) What is the parameter in first space above?
    • A. 

      PSB

    • B. 

      Program name

    • C. 

      PCB

    • D. 

      None

  • 15. 
    How to Trigger a transaction in IMS-DC?
    • A. 

      /FOR EMPO

    • B. 

      /EMPO

    • C. 

      FOR EMPO

    • D. 

      None

  • 16. 
    How many types of BMPs avaialable?
    • A. 

      2 - Batch BMP and MPP

    • B. 

      1 - Batch BMP

    • C. 

      1 - MPP

    • D. 

      None

  • 17. 
    The imporatant Libraries in IMS test jcl are STEPLIB   DD  IMS.RESLIB  ==> Contains IMS modules PROCLIB   DD IMS.Proclib  ==> Contains all cataloged procedures SYSDUMP   DD  ==> dump dataset  DFSCTL  DD  ==> Contains Contains SETO/ SETR statement DFSSTAT  DD  ==> Dataset describing DB call IMS DD ==> IMS.PSBLib and IMS.DBD Lib
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    What are the functions in DLI call specified?
    • A. 

      Create, Replace, Update, Delete

    • B. 

      Create, Replace

    • C. 

      Create, Delete

    • D. 

      Create, Replace, Update

  • 19. 
    IMS-DC Uses four control blocks? DIF, MID, DOF, MOD
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    How many bytes Status code will take?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      4