VSAM Quiz Part1

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VSAM Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the Record format for VSAM file?
    • A. 

      VB

    • B. 

      FBA

    • C. 

      FB

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    RLS stands for Record Level Sharing
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Can we Query on VSAM file like DB2?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      VSAM is not RDBMS

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    VSAM has four file types KSDS,RRDS,ESDS,LDS out of that which one is being used DB2 underlying tables?
    • A. 

      RRDS

    • B. 

      KSDS

    • C. 

      LDS

    • D. 

      ESDS

  • 5. 
    Which command we used to see VSAM file in CICS?
    • A. 

      CEBR

    • B. 

      CEMT I

    • C. 

      CEDA

    • D. 

      None

  • 6. 
    Broadly how many parts a VSAM data set can be classified?
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      4

    • D. 

      None

  • 7. 
    KSDS Load process is carried with Sequential access instaed of Direct access.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    ESDS records can not be deleted. How this can be done by the programmer when logic wants to delete a record?
    • A. 

      Programmer helpless

    • B. 

      Can delete a record.Only flag sets as inactive record

    • C. 

      None

  • 9. 
    In ESDS, first record RBA is '0'. The record length is '80' bytes. So what is RBA for 2nd record?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      80

    • D. 

      None

  • 10. 
    For RRDS cluster what is the key word we define in IDCAMS DEFINE command?
  • 11. 
    One difference between KSDS and (RRDS,ESDS,LDS)? KSDS= Contains both RDF/CIDF RRDS,ESDS,LDS=All are data components
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    DITTO is one of the tool used to work with VSAM files?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      I never heard

    • D. 

      None

  • 13. 
    HFS- Hierarchical file system on Unix. ZFS-Z series file system on Unix Both are ESDS VSAM files. But ZFS files have meta data log.So when disaster occurs,ZFS files are recoverable.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    VSAM files can be accessed by both Batch and CICS?
    • A. 

      Yes in CICS transaction server

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      I never heard

    • D. 

      None

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