Quiz: Can You Pass The JCL VSAM Mock Test 4?

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Quiz: Can You Pass The JCL VSAM Mock Test 4?

The term Virtual Storage Access Method applies to both a data set type and the access method used to manage various user data types. VSAM provides much more complex functions than other disk access methods. VSAM keeps disk records in a unique format that is not understandable by other access methods. Can you pass the JCL VSAM mock test 4?


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  • 1. 
    JOB or STEP have unlimited amount  of time  if
    • A. 

      TIME=1440

    • B. 

      TIME=MAX

    • C. 

      TIME=INFINITE

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    The Dataset coded by using two ampersands followed by name are
    • A. 

      Temporary Dataset

    • B. 

      Permanent Dataset

    • C. 

      Linear Dataset

    • D. 

      None of the above.

  • 3. 
            It REQUEST a formatted Dump of the process program Area & the system  control blocks        
    • A. 

      SYSDUMP

    • B. 

      SYSABEND

    • C. 

      SYSUDUMP

    • D. 

      None

  • 4. 
    GDG New Generation created is specified with relative number of        
    • A. 

      +2

    • B. 

      -1

    • C. 

      +1

    • D. 

      0

  • 5. 
    The step will always be executed within or not a preceding step abnormally terminates when coded as ______           
    • A. 

      COND=EVEN

    • B. 

      COND=ODD

    • C. 

      COND=ONLY

    • D. 

      None

  • 6. 
    In GDG the index or Base is created using          
    • A. 

      IDSORT

    • B. 

      IEBGENER

    • C. 

      IEFBR14

    • D. 

      IDCAMS utility

    • E. 

      All

  • 7. 
    The utility used for sorting or merging is           
    • A. 

      DSORT

    • B. 

      DFSORT

    • C. 

      SORT

    • D. 

      DFMERGE

    • E. 

      IDCAMS

  • 8. 
    If two jobs have same priority value & the same jobclass value then they will be executed as they are submitted                                 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    In GDG same JCL code can be used to process every cycle with a single  Application .                     
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    For variable length, unblocked records logical recordlength equals to Blocksize              
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    If both JOBLIB & STEPLIB statements  are coded then STEPLIB specification will override JOBLIB specification                            
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    When we specifies variable for RecFM parameter LRECL value is largest  Record in the file plus 5 bytes                                       
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    ___ specifies the largest amount of main memory for any job step within the job.
    • A. 

      Notify

    • B. 

      Region

    • C. 

      Typrun

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 14. 
     Each program executed by a job is called a _________
    • A. 

      Job step

    • B. 

      Job statement

    • C. 

      Exec statement

    • D. 

      DD statement

  • 15. 
    The maximum number for concatenated sequential datasets is ____ and for PDS is _____
    • A. 

      255,16

    • B. 

      16,255

    • C. 

      256,16

    • D. 

      16,256

    • E. 

      1,2

  • 16. 
    JCL statements are coded in _____ records.
    • A. 

      80 bytes

    • B. 

      82 bytes

    • C. 

      72 bytes

    • D. 

      84 bytes

  • 17. 
    Maximum size of Accounting Information is ___________
    • A. 

      142

    • B. 

      80

    • C. 

      20

    • D. 

      152

    • E. 

      255

  • 18. 
    REGION = ___ means all available spaces allocated to a job.
    • A. 

      0K

    • B. 

      0M

    • C. 

      0K or 0M

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 19. 
    ______ symbol identifies a temporary dataset.
    • A. 

      &&

    • B. 

      //

    • C. 

      **

    • D. 

      &

    • E. 

      --

  • 20. 
    Concatenation has meaning only for sequential processing
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    EXPAND RRN
    • A. 

      RELATIVE RANDOM NUMBER

    • B. 

      RANDOM RECORD NUMBER

    • C. 

      RELATIVE RECORD NUMBER

    • D. 

      NONE OF THE ABOVE

  • 22. 
    Alternate indexes (AIXs) allows logical records of a KSDS or of an ESDS to be accessed sequentially and directly by more than one key field.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False