Webfocus Basic Skill Assessment

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Webfocus Basic Skill Assessment - Quiz

This is Enlightened, Inc's basic assessment of a candidates WebFocus Developer skills.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What is the Programming Language of Webfocus ?

    • A.

      FEX

    • B.

      FOCUS

    • C.

      EXEC

    • D.

      FEXEC

    Correct Answer
    B. FOCUS
    Explanation
    The correct answer is FOCUS. WebFOCUS is a business intelligence and analytics software developed by Information Builders. It uses a programming language called FOCUS, which is specifically designed for data manipulation and reporting. FOCUS allows users to extract, transform, and present data from various sources, making it a suitable programming language for WebFOCUS.

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  • 2. 

    Which of the Following Formats have Active Reporting supported in Webfocus ?

    • A.

      XLS,CSV

    • B.

      XLS,HTML

    • C.

      PDF,HTML

    • D.

      JPEG,XLS and PDF

    • E.

      PDF, JPEG, HTML

    Correct Answer
    C. PDF,HTML
    Explanation
    Active Reporting is a feature in Webfocus that allows users to create interactive and dynamic reports. It supports the PDF and HTML formats, which means that users can generate reports in these formats and interact with them, such as filtering, sorting, and drilling down into the data. This enables users to analyze and explore the data in a more interactive and intuitive way.

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  • 3. 

    What is the File Specification in Webfocus Language ?

    • A.

      TABLE[F] FILE filename

    • B.

      TABLE[F] FILE

    • C.

      TABLE HOLD filename

    • D.

      TABLE HOLDNAME FILE

    • E.

      TABLE FILE *

    Correct Answer
    A. TABLE[F] FILE filename
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "TABLE[F] FILE filename". This is the correct file specification syntax in Webfocus Language. It is used to specify the file name that needs to be accessed or manipulated in a TABLE statement. The "TABLE[F]" keyword indicates that the file is a standard file, and "FILE filename" specifies the name of the file that needs to be accessed.

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  • 4. 

    Which of the following is not a Terminating Command in Webfocus ?

    • A.

      END

    • B.

      RUN

    • C.

      QUIT

    • D.

      EXIT

    • E.

      END

    Correct Answer
    D. EXIT
    Explanation
    The command "EXIT" is not a terminating command in Webfocus. It is used to exit a program or a loop, but it does not terminate the entire Webfocus session. Terminating commands such as END, RUN, and QUIT are used to end the execution of a program or a report and close the session. However, the "EXIT" command simply exits the current program or loop and returns to the calling program or loop.

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  • 5. 

    Which of the Following command Retrieves the field, performs the required action - but displays no results?

    • A.

      PRINT

    • B.

      NOTPRINT

    • C.

      PRINT NOT

    • D.

      PRINTOVER

    • E.

      NOPRINT

    Correct Answer
    E. NOPRINT
    Explanation
    The command NOPRINT retrieves the field and performs the required action, but it does not display any results.

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  • 6. 

    Which of the Following command Creates a Temporary Field based on existing data.?

    • A.

      COMPUTEIN

    • B.

      DEFINE

    • C.

      COMPUTE

    • D.

      DISPLAY

    • E.

      DISPLAYBY

    Correct Answer
    B. DEFINE
    Explanation
    The DEFINE command is used in various programming and scripting languages to create new variables or fields based on existing data or calculations. In many statistical or data manipulation software, including SPSS, SAS, or R, the DEFINE command is commonly used to create temporary variables or fields that are derived from existing variables or fields in the dataset. This allows for the creation of new variables for analysis without altering the original dataset.

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  • 7. 

    Which of the following is the 'Not equal to' Operator in Webfocus ?

    • A.

      NE

    • B.

      NQ

    • C.

      EQ

    • D.

      EN

    • E.

      NL

    Correct Answer
    A. NE
    Explanation
    The 'Not equal to' operator in Webfocus is represented by the symbol NE.

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  • 8. 

    What is the Maximum number of Joins segments supported by a JOIN command at any given time?

    • A.

      64

    • B.

      20

    • C.

      56

    • D.

      15

    Correct Answer
    A. 64
    Explanation
    The maximum number of join segments supported by a JOIN command at any given time is 64. This means that a JOIN command can combine data from up to 64 different segments or tables in a database. By allowing such a large number of join segments, the database system enables complex and comprehensive data analysis and retrieval operations.

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  • 9. 

    Which of the Following Command is used for Concatenating Data Sources ?

    • A.

      MCAT

    • B.

      CONCAT

    • C.

      MORE

    • D.

      CCAT

    Correct Answer
    C. MORE
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "MORE". The command "MORE" is used for concatenating data sources.

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  • 10. 

    Which Functions is used to Format Dates in International Formats ?

    • A.

      TRANDATE

    • B.

      DATETIME

    • C.

      DATETRANSC

    • D.

      CURRDATE

    • E.

      DATETRAN

    Correct Answer
    E. DATETRAN
    Explanation
    The function DATETRAN is used to format dates in international formats.

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  • 11. 

    Which of the Following Report Formats support report bursting in Report Caster ?

    • A.

      XLS

    • B.

      XLS and PDF

    • C.

      EXL2K, PDF and HTML

    • D.

      HTML and AHTML

    • E.

      PDF

    Correct Answer
    C. EXL2K, PDF and HTML
    Explanation
    The report formats that support report bursting in Report Caster are EXL2K, PDF, and HTML. This means that the system allows the bursting of reports in these formats, allowing for the distribution of individualized reports to different recipients based on specific criteria. The other formats mentioned, XLS, XLS and PDF, and HTML and AHTML, do not support report bursting in Report Caster.

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