COBOL Interview Questions
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why we are using set in searchall?

IBM,

4 2434

i need a program by giving input as a abcd in any randem order but i need a output as 1234 related to abcd. i.e,. a for 1,b=2,c.....etc..

IBM,

5 2805

why we are using picture clause in the cobol programs?

2 2998

i need a small 3d program using inline and outline.

462

i want a program using by if, evaluate , string, unstring, perform, occurs?

1 1859

How to delete the records of a dataset through cobol programme?We should not use jcl utilitities like IDCAMS.

2 4132

suppose a cobol programme A calling programme B,C and D. If C undergoes some change what if A,B,C,D need to be recompiled or only C nee to be recompliled.

IBM,

2 3667

How do u know what version of cobol u are using?

3 8513

How to replace the GOTO statement in COBOL without changing the structure of program. e.g. consider following code... I.D. E.D. D.D. P.D. compute C = A + B. GOTO para 100-display. compute D = C - D. GOTO 200-display. some other logic...... ........ GOTO 300-para. ...... ...... GOTO 400-para. Now I want to replacce all GOTO statements without changing the structure and otput of program.

Accenture,

6 8332

I have program P1 which calls file F1 which has 100 records and following structure 001 .................. 002 .................. 003 .................. 098 .................... 099 ................... 100 .................... Now I want to read these files and write these records in file F2 in following manner. 001 ...... 051 ..... 002 ...... 052 ..... 003 ...... 053 ..... .......... ....... .......... ....... .......... ....... 048 ........ 098 ...... 049 .......... 099 ....... 050 .... 100 ......

Accenture,

4 3675

Why we need to use redefine clause when we can define the variable seperately... what is actual need....

Accenture,

5 4985

copy 100 records without using ibm utilities

3 3361

record length in spool?

Infosys,

813

what is the use of outrecord?

484

what is a zoned decimal data type and how it will be stored?

IBM,

2 3538


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EXPLAIN MAIN FRAME TESTING PROCESS...HOW TO FIX THE MAINFRAME BUGS?

957


System Testing for Mainframe Developers What is System Testing? integration testing ? what's the procedure ..

528


what is search and searchall?what is the diffrence between them?give an best example?

2520


if we display var1 then what will b displayed in below condition. 77 var1 pic s9(2) value -10. 77 var1 pic s9(2) value -11. " " " -12. " " " -13. -14 ... ... -19.

3175


how can i see junk values in dclgen or in hostvariable of comp ?

1322


how to move the records from file to array table. give with code example

1050


How do get the result of your program directly on your pc?

609


What are options have been removed in COBOL 11?

838


Why IBM?

496


how can we apply for HSBC exam(Mainframe) in India??? i went to their site and was told to submit my CV ,. etc..( totally confusing...)

791


Have you used the sort in your project?for this type of questions any working on real time project give the eg. with real time scenario.

907


HOw can I get the negative sign while deduct high value from low value

672


please..could u give an example about USAGE IS POINTER ..and explain why and when we use it ?

832


How to find out the closest prime number of an input number? I believe it has something to do with SEARCH and COBOL Linear Array.

1961


i made it to stage 3 of an interview process wednessday they will quiz my knowledge again face to face for an analyst role recruiter said it will be based on Business requirements system is cobol and good ideas what they might ask etc

926