TSO ISPF Mock Test - Mf004

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  • 1. 

    If I want to modify the position of my command line, which option do I have to use when I am positioned on the POM (Primary Option Menu) of ISPF?

    • A.

      0

    • B.

      1

    • C.

      2

    • D.

      3.6

    Correct Answer
    A. 0
    Explanation
    When positioned on the POM (Primary Option Menu) of ISPF, if you want to modify the position of your command line, you have to use option 0.

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  • 2. 

    Consult the following snap shotsand answer the following question: EDIT, member list. I am located on the screen of option 2 from the POM, in front of the member list, and I want to go to the Data Set List Utility screen (option 3.4) as easily as possible. For this I enter the following command:

    • A.

      3.4

    • B.

      Exit;3.4

    • C.

      =3.4

    • D.

      Swap 3.4

    Correct Answer
    C. =3.4
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "=3.4" because it is the command that will directly take the user to the Data Set List Utility screen (option 3.4) from the current screen. The "=" sign indicates that the user wants to go to a specific screen, and "3.4" is the code for the Data Set List Utility screen.

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  • 3. 

    The FKA command allows the user to

    • A.

      Define new function keys

    • B.

      Control the display of the list of function keys

    • C.

      Deactivate the function keys

    • D.

      Exit a screen by saving the modifications

    Correct Answer
    B. Control the display of the list of function keys
    Explanation
    The FKA command allows the user to control the display of the list of function keys. This means that the user can determine how the function keys are shown on the screen, such as their layout or order. The command does not define new function keys, deactivate them, or exit a screen by saving modifications. Its sole purpose is to manage the display of the function keys.

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  • 4. 

     In which edit mode is it possible to consult a dataset, even if it is opened for writing by someoneelse? (choose multiple)

    • A.

      Browse

    • B.

      View

    • C.

      Edit

    • D.

      Private Edit

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Browse
    B. View
    Explanation
    In the Browse and View edit modes, it is possible to consult a dataset even if it is opened for writing by someone else. These modes allow users to access and view the dataset without making any changes to it. This is useful when multiple users need to access the dataset simultaneously for reference or analysis purposes. The Edit and Private Edit modes, on the other hand, are for making changes to the dataset and may not allow concurrent access by multiple users.

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  • 5. 

    In which edit mode is it possible to modify the content of a document without the risk of automatically saving the changes?

    • A.

      Browse

    • B.

      View

    • C.

      Edit

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. View
    Explanation
    In the "View" edit mode, it is possible to modify the content of a document without the risk of automatically saving the changes. This mode allows users to make edits and view the changes in real-time, but it does not automatically save any modifications made to the document. This can be useful when reviewing or making temporary changes to a document without permanently altering the original content.

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  • 6. 

    Consult the screen of the below figure: EDIT, member list. Indicate if it is possible to

    • A.

      Create a new member

    • B.

      Delete a member

    • C.

      Rename a member

    • D.

      Copy a member

    • E.

      Transform a member into a sequential dataset

    Correct Answer
    A. Create a new member
    Explanation
    Based on the information provided in the question, it is possible to create a new member. The screen of the figure mentioned in the question must have options or buttons that allow the user to create a new member.

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  • 7. 

    Consult the screen of Figure 3: EDIT, editing a member. What is it name of the dataset being used?

    • A.

      STORY

    • B.

      TBISUSR.MVSCRS.TEXT(STORY)

    • C.

      TBISUSR.MVSCRS.TEXT

    • D.

      MVSCRS

    Correct Answer
    C. TBISUSR.MVSCRS.TEXT
    Explanation
    The name of the dataset being used is TBISUSR.MVSCRS.TEXT.

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  • 8. 

    Consult the screen of below figure : EDIT, editing a member. What is possible and impossible to do on this screen. Indicate the correct statement.

    • A.

      It is possible to change this text but it is impossible to save the modifications.

    • B.

      It is possible to change this text and to save the modifications.

    • C.

      It is impossible to change the contents of this text.

    • D.

      It is possible to change this text but it will be necessary to save the new version under a different name.

    Correct Answer
    B. It is possible to change this text and to save the modifications.
    Explanation
    The correct answer states that it is possible to change the text on the screen and also save the modifications. This suggests that the screen allows users to edit the content and then save the changes they have made.

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  • 9. 

    Consult the screen of Figure 3: EDIT, editing a member.  How to reach line 10 with a single command?

    • A.

      GOTO 10 or G10

    • B.

      LOCATE 10 or L 10

    • C.

      10

    • D.

      This is impossible, you need several commands to do this.

    Correct Answer
    B. LOCATE 10 or L 10
    Explanation
    To reach line 10 with a single command, the correct option is "LOCATE 10" or "L 10". This command allows the user to quickly navigate to a specific line in the program without needing to use multiple commands.

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  • 10. 

    Consult the screen of Figure 3: EDIT, editing a member. How to repeat 3 times line 14?

    • A.

      Position yourself on line 14, on the line number column, and enter REP3

    • B.

      Enter REPEAT 14 3 on the command line

    • C.

      Enter REP 3 14 on the command line

    • D.

      Position yourself on line 14, on the line number column, and enter R3

    Correct Answer
    D. Position yourself on line 14, on the line number column, and enter R3
  • 11. 

    Consult the screen of following Figure: EDIT, editing a member. What does the word .JCL on line 15 indicate?

    • A.

      The start of a JCL.

    • B.

      The fact that a label named .JCL is defined on this line

    • C.

      The last person who has modified this line has userid JCL

    • D.

      A link to an other member named JCL

    Correct Answer
    B. The fact that a label named .JCL is defined on this line
    Explanation
    The word ".JCL" on line 15 indicates that a label named .JCL is defined on this line.

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  • 12. 

    Consult the screen of the following Figure : EDIT, editing a member. How can you make sure that every key press of F8 scrolls the screen by 10 lines?

    • A.

      Enter the command SET PAGEDOWN 10

    • B.

      Change on the screen the zone named SCROLL by placing the value 10 there

    • C.

      This is impossible

    • D.

      Enter the command PAGEDOWN , and then enter 10

    Correct Answer
    B. Change on the screen the zone named SCROLL by placing the value 10 there
    Explanation
    To make sure that every key press of F8 scrolls the screen by 10 lines, you need to change the value of the zone named SCROLL on the screen to 10. This can be done by locating the zone named SCROLL on the screen and updating its value to 10.

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  • 13. 

    Starting from the Primary Option Menu screen of the ISPF/PDF interface, one presses the function key F3, or executes the command EXIT of X. At that point one sees the TSO “READY” prompt. Which is the most efficient way to restart the ISPF/PDF interface?

    • A.

      One executes the command “ISPF” or the command “PDF”

    • B.

      One executes the command “LOGOFF”. Afterwards one logs on once again to a TSO session. It is impossible to restart the ISPF/PDF interface without refreshing the TSO session

    • C.

      One executes the command “RESTART ISPF/PDF”

    • D.

      One restarts the 3270 emulator session on the PC

    Correct Answer
    A. One executes the command “ISPF” or the command “PDF”
    Explanation
    To restart the ISPF/PDF interface, one can execute the command "ISPF" or the command "PDF". This will initiate the interface again and allow the user to continue working. It is not necessary to log off and log on again to refresh the TSO session, as the interface can be restarted directly using the mentioned commands. Restarting the 3270 emulator session on the PC is not the most efficient way to restart the ISPF/PDF interface.

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  • 14. 

    Consult the following snap shot: Edit: Entry Panel. Suppose the dataset TBISUSR.MVSCRS.TEXT really exists, and the system answered that it doesn’t know it. What to do to find it?

    • A.

      This is maybe a system error, so press the key once more

    • B.

      Add a ' before the word TBISUSR

    • C.

      Everything is correct, you just do not have the right to access that dataset

    • D.

      The dataset name between " "

    Correct Answer
    B. Add a ' before the word TBISUSR
    Explanation
    Adding a ' before the word TBISUSR can help in finding the dataset TBISUSR.MVSCRS.TEXT. This is because in some systems, adding a ' before a keyword or dataset name can help in resolving any issues or errors related to the dataset not being recognized or found.

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  • 15. 

    . Consult the following Figure : Edit Entry Panel.The dataset TBISUSR.MVSCRS.TEXT is of the following type:

    • A.

      Sequential

    • B.

      Partitioned

    • C.

      One cannot determine the type from this screen

    • D.

      VSAM

    Correct Answer
    C. One cannot determine the type from this screen
    Explanation
    The given figure, which is an Edit Entry Panel, does not provide any information about the type of the dataset TBISUSR.MVSCRS.TEXT. Therefore, it is not possible to determine the type from this screen alone.

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