COBOL/Computer Science Sample Test,Sample questions

Question:
 Indicate in which of the following, the REPORT NAME does not appear

1.RD entry

2. INITIATE statement

3. SELECT clause

4.TERMINATE statement

Posted Date:-2022-03-20 00:06:23


Question:
 To develop commercial applications that require precise and efficient manipulation of data, we use

1.Fortran

2.COBOL

3.Pascal

4.Ada

Posted Date:-2022-03-20 00:24:20


Question:
 When displaying a data-name, it _______ be part of an output record.

1.Must

2. Mustn't

3.Need not

4.Can't say

Posted Date:-2022-03-20 00:17:05


Question:
 When displaying a data-name, it _______ be part of an output record.

1.Mustn't

2.Mustn't

3.Need not

4.Can't say

Posted Date:-2022-03-20 00:41:05


Question:
About the MERGE verb, which one of the following is true.

1.Can merge a maximum of three files

2.Does not require that the input file to be merged be sorted on the merge keys

3.Requires that all files mentioned in the statement must have records of same size

4.Does not require that the position of the merge keys with in the records descriptions of each of the files must be same

Posted Date:-2022-03-20 00:10:07


Question:
Accept MY-TIME from TIME?

1.Time stamp

2.Only Time

3.Only Date

4.None

Posted Date:-2022-03-20 00:46:22


Question:
Can u call COBOL I pgm from COBOL-II?

1.Not possible

2.Possible in Non cics

3.Not possible in CICS

4.None

Posted Date:-2022-03-20 00:26:53


Question:
How many bytes will a S9(8) COMP field occupy?

1.8 bytes

2.4 bytes

3.2 bytes

4.5 bytes

Posted Date:-2022-03-20 00:10:58


Question:
In the IDE, which of following is used to design the layout of an application?

1.Form Designer window

2.Project Explorer window

3.Context Menu

4.Form Layout window

Posted Date:-2022-03-20 00:27:43


Question:
In which section do sort description is given?

1.Working-Storage

2.File Section

3.Linkage Section

4.Control Section

Posted Date:-2022-03-20 00:21:59


Question:
Indicate which of the following is not a Procedure Division verb

1.Rewrite

2.Insert

3.Delete

4.Start

Posted Date:-2022-03-20 00:12:27


Question:
Rewrite verb is used to update the records. A file should be opened in I-O mode for rewrite operations. It can be used even if a read operation is not successful. Is this statement true or false?

1.True

2.False

3.All the above

4.None

Posted Date:-2022-03-20 00:04:32


Question:
S9(7) COMP-3 field occupy _________ bytes.

1.4

2.6

3.8

4.1

Posted Date:-2022-03-20 00:42:56


Question:
Select variable which is accessible only to the batch program.

1.Local

2.Global

3.External

4.Internal

Posted Date:-2022-03-20 00:30:06


Question:
Speed of dot matrix printer is measured in?

1.DPM

2.CPS

3.DPS

4.PPM

Posted Date:-2022-03-20 00:45:28


Question:
The Logical Name of the File will be assigned to

1.DD Name

2.Step Name

3.Job Name

4.Joblib

Posted Date:-2022-03-20 00:08:52


Question:
What is the mode in which you will OPEN a file for writing?

1.Output

2.Input

3.Extend

4.Both A & C

Posted Date:-2022-03-20 00:13:20


Question:
Which division is used to specify the computer used by the program

1. Identification Division

2.Environment Division

3.Data Division

4.Procedure Division

Posted Date:-2022-03-20 00:21:06


Question:
Which of the following is valid COBOL word?

1.B12-4

2.Gross

3.Over Time

4.Gross Salary

Posted Date:-2022-03-20 00:18:03


Question:
Which of the following storage and retrieval methods would be well suited to your processing requirements if you only need to retrieve records one at a time and there is no fixed pattern to the requests for data and records?

1.indexed sectors

2.sequential

3.direct

4.indexed direct

Posted Date:-2022-03-20 00:19:54


Question:
___________ verb is used to alter the value of index in COBOL

1. Alter

2.Move

3.Set

4.Both (b) and (c)

Posted Date:-2022-03-20 00:41:48


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