FAQs(16 to 30)

16) Which option of the PCT entry is used to specify the PF key to be pressed for initiating a transaction?

A) TASKREQ=PF1

17) Specify the CICS command used to read a VSAM record starting with prefix ?F?. Code all the relevant options.

A) EXEC CICS READ

DATASET(?FILENAME?)

INTO(data-area)

RIDFLD(data-area)

KEYLENGTH(1)

GENERIC

LENGTH(WK-LEN)

END-EXEC.

18) Mention the option used in the CICS READ command to gain accessibility directly to the file I/O area. (Assume COBOL-II)

A) SET(ADDRESS OF LINKAGE-AREA).

19) Which command is used to release a record on which exclusive control is gained?

A) EXEC CICS UNLOCK END-EXEC.

20) How do you establish a starting position in a browse operation?

A) EXEC CICS STARTBR---------- END-EXEC.

21) What is the option specified in the read operation to gain multiple concurrent operations on the same dataset?

A) REQID(value).

22) What is the CICS command that gives the length of TWA area?

A) EXEC CICS ASSIGN

TWALENG(data-value)

END-EXEC.

23) What are the attribute values of Skipper and Stopper fields?

A) ASKIP, PROT.

24) How do you set the MDT option to ?ON? status, even if data is not entered?

A) Mention FSET option in DFHMDF or set it dynamically in the program using FIELD+A attribute field.

25) What option is specified in the SEND command to send only the unnamed fields on to the screen?

A) MAPONLY_______________.

26) Which CICS service transaction is used to gain accessibility to CICS control tables? Mention the one that has

the highest priority.

A) CEDA

27) What is the most common way of building queue-id of a TSQ? (Name the constituents of the Queue ID).

A) TERMID+TRANSACTION-ID.

28) Into which table is the terminal id registered?

A) TCT.

29) How and where is the TWA size set? .

A) TWASIZE=300 in PCT table.

30) Which transient data queue supports ATI?

A) INTRA-PARTITION Data queue.