VSAM MCQ Questions And Answers - Mainframe Development

VSAM MCQs : This section focuses on "basics" of VSAM. These Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) should be practiced to improve the VSAM skills required for various interviews (campus interviews, walk-in interviews, company interviews), placements, entrance exams and other competitive examinations.

1. Which command modify the file attributes of the VSAM?

A. Repro
B. Alter
C. Listcat
D. Examine

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2. What is syntax of Repro command?

A. REPO INFILE (in-ddname)
B. REPRO FILE (in-ddname)
C. REPRO INFILE (in-ddname)
D. REPRO IN (in-ddname)

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3. How many main components of a VSAM?

A. 0
B. 1
C. 2
D. 3

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4. KSDS stands for Key sequenced datasets?

A. Yes
B. No
C. Can be yes or no
D. Can not say

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5. VSAM 04 File status codes means?

A. Operation completed completely
B. Invalid fixed-length record
C. Primary duplicate key found
D. All of the above

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6. ____________ is an access method service program.


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7. How do you load a VSAM dataset with Records?

A. By using the LISTCAT command
B. By using the EXAMINE command
C. By using the VERIFY command
D. By using the REPRO command

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8. In KSDS file structure, Index Component Key 1 has Memory address of?

A. 100
B. 200
C. 235
D. 245

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9. Which VSAM File status codes states Primary duplicate key found?

A. 0
B. 11
C. 22
D. 44

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10. A cluster combines all of these : index, sequence set and the data part of the dataset within it.

C. Can be true or false
D. Can not say

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