COBOL Interview Questions
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i have mainprogram and subgram...if i compile mainprogram without stop run..what will u get in compilation time?

HCL,

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i have mainprogram and subgram...if i compile mainprogram without stop run..what will u get in compilation time?

HCL,

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Which of the following characters is NOT valid in column 7? a. - b. \ c. * d. # e. $

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Is It Possible to Update or change in VIEW Mode?

CSC,

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2)Where the Plan is located in CICS-DB2?

IBM,

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If I want to increase the Limit in GDG. What should I do?

IBM,

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How many types of sorts are there in cobol?

Cap Gemini,

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1.Is it possible to move the data from 99.99 to 99v99? 2.What is the CICS-vsam Compilation process? 3.In My GDG 5 generation will be there GDG3 got an abend what will happen? 4.In my GDG first generation is +1 And I want to add the new generation what will happen previous generation? 5.How can you give the PIC clause below conditions A). s9 (reddy), B). s9 (5) occurs 5 times? 6.How override the proc from a particular step? and what is symbolic and override Procs?

IBM,

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If a sub program is called from mainprogram.I have opened cursor in main program and Fetch the result in subprogram ,Is it possible ?If yes please tell me the reason.

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what is the difference between COBOL2 AND COBOL390?

L&T,

985

How can i load all the data from a file to Table (array) in cobol.How i manage the occurs clause with out reading the file.Any options avilable ? Please can any one help me it is urgent?

HeadStrong,

766

Suppose i have a variable with s9(18)v99 comp3 . what is the size of variable . If s9(18) comp3 is 10 bytes . There should be some difference between two allocations ? Thanks krishna chaitanya

CSC,

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Suppose i have a Cobol field of 10 byte. it contains a decimal sign.How to know where is the point location?

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I have a PS file and I would like to manually insert the binary values (like a COMP format) into the file. How can i do that? the way do in COMP-3 format.. suppose i want to insert -12345 in to file in comp-3 format. simply we can open a file in edit mode and do HEX-ON and insert the value . SEE BELOW-- 135 24D in 3 bytes - this will be COMP-3 presenatation of -12345.

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I have a File that has duplicate records. I need only those records that occur more than thrice.?

IBM, Wipro,

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Un-Answered Questions { COBOL }

Whats the difference between search & search ALL?

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How do you get the data to code the BMS macro?

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) how do u code after getting data?

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)If there are 10 steps in GDG, if I want to refer the step2 after step5 . what should I do?

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How can i load all the data from a file to Table (array) in cobol.How i manage the occurs clause with out reading the file.Any options avilable ? Please can any one help me it is urgent?

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here is my requirement A1 is alphanumeric with value 'A1B2C3D4' as defined below 05 A1 PIC X(8) VALUE IS 'A1B2C3D4' but i need to have A2,A3 as ABCD & 1234 repectively...... A2 = ABCD A3 = 1234 Can you please explain me what are the different ways to do it?

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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.

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Can you please let me know the centre name of INS certification in Kolkata.

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input 1 input2 ouput1 output2 output 3 1 re 300 1 re 200 1 re 300 3 rc 500 1 re 200 2 rr 400 1 re 300 2 rr 400 1 rc 400 3 rc 500 1 rc 400 2 rr 700 2 rr 700 5 tt 900 5 tt 900 2 inputs r in flat file and output 1 is matched records,ouptput2 is unmatched of input1,output3 is unmatched of input2! how vl u get the output files using sequential order and to check with each and every records! let me know the procedure division ?

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I know my query will return more than one row but I don't want cursor what should I do?

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) what is the difference between AID and HANDLE AID?

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Have you used comp and comp-3 in your project? And how?

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1.give the details about WHEN OTHER. 2. how many form are available in evaluate.

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1.Is it possible to move the data from 99.99 to 99v99? 2.What is the CICS-vsam Compilation process? 3.In My GDG 5 generation will be there GDG3 got an abend what will happen? 4.In my GDG first generation is +1 And I want to add the new generation what will happen previous generation? 5.How can you give the PIC clause below conditions A). s9 (reddy), B). s9 (5) occurs 5 times? 6.How override the proc from a particular step? and what is symbolic and override Procs?

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IDENTIFICATION DIVISION. PROGRAM-ID. UPDT. AUTHOR.anbu. DATE-WRITTEN. AUG 13. ENVIRONMENT DIVISION. INPUT-OUTPUT SECTION. FILE-CONTROL. SELECT CMSTR ASSIGN TO CINP1 ORGANIZATION IS INDEXED ACCESS IS SEQUENTIAL RECORD KEY CM2-KEY FILE STATUS IS WS-CMSTR-FST. SELECT CTAB ASSIGN TO CINP2 ORGANIZATION IS ACCESS IS SEQUENTIAL RECORD KEY VSAM-WHSE- KEY FILE STATUS IS WS-CTAB- FST. DATA DIVISION. FILE SECTION. FD CMSTR. COPY RXCYFC20. FD CTAB. COPY AITYWHSE. ************************************************************ ****** *** WORKING STORAGE VARIABLES *** ************************************************************ ****** WORKING-STORAGE SECTION. 01 WS- VARIABLES. 05 WS-EB PIC X(02) VALUE ZEROES. 05 WS-DIV PIC 9(03) VALUE ZEROES. 05 WS-CMF-RECS-REWRITTEN PIC 9(01) VALUE ZERO. *** FILE STATUS VARIABLES *** 05 WS- FILESTATUS. 10 WS-CMSTR-FST PIC 9(02) VALUE ZEROES. 10 WS-CTAB-FST PIC 9(02) VALUE ZEROES. *** END OF FILE VARIABLES *** 05 WS-CMSTR-EOF PIC X(01) VALUE 'N'. 88 WS-CMSTR-EOF-YES VALUE 'Y'. 88 WS-CMSTR-EOF-NO VALUE 'N'. 05 WS-CTAB-EOF PIC X(01) VALUE 'N'. 88 WS-CTAB-EOF-YES VALUE 'Y'. 88 WS-CTAB-EOF-NO VALUE 'N'. **** ERROR VARIABLES **** 05 WC-ABEND-900 PIC 9(03) VALUE 900. 05 WE-ERR-CODE PIC 9(02) VALUE ZEROES. 05 WE-ABEND-CODE PIC 9(03) VALUE ZEROES. ************************************************************ **** ********* PROCEDURE DIVISON ********** ************************************************************ **** PROCEDURE DIVISION. 0000- BEGIN. PERFORM 1000-INITIALISE THRU 1000- EXIT. PERFORM 2000-PROCESS THRU 2000- EXIT UNTIL WS-CMSTR-EOF- YES. DISPLAY 'WS-CMF-RECS-REWRITTEN :' WS-CMF-RECS- REWRITTEN. PERFORM 5000-CLOSE THRU 5000- EXIT. GOBACK. 0000- EXIT. EXIT. 1000- INITIALISE. OPEN I-O CMSTR. EVALUATE WS-CMSTR- FST WHEN 00 WHEN 97 CONTINUE WHEN OTHER DISPLAY 'ERROR IN READING INPUT FILE: ' DISPLAY WS-CMSTR-FST MOVE WS-CMSTR-FST TO WE-ERR-CODE PERFORM 9999-ABEND-PARA THRU 9999-EXIT END-EVALUATE. OPEN INPUT CTAB. EVALUATE WS-CTAB-FST WHEN 00 WHEN 97 CONTINUE WHEN OTHER DISPLAY 'ERROR IN READING INPUT FILE: ' DISPLAY WS-CTAB-FST MOVE WS-CTAB-FST TO WE-ERR-CODE PERFORM 9999-ABEND-PARA THRU 9999-EXIT END-EVALUATE. 1000-EXIT. EXIT. 2000-PROCESS. READ CMSTR. EVALUATE WS-CMSTR-FST WHEN 00 CONTINUE WHEN 10 SET WS-CMSTR-EOF-YES TO TRUE GO TO 2000-EXIT WHEN OTHER DISPLAY 'ERROR IN READING INPUT FILE: ' DISPLAY WS-CMSTR-FST MOVE WS-CMSTR-FST TO WE-ERR-CODE PERFORM 9999-ABEND-PARA THRU 9999-EXIT END-EVALUATE IF CM2-RECORD-TYPE-SOLD-TO MOVE CM2-ENTERING-BRANCH TO WS-EB PERFORM 3000-READ THRU 3000-EXIT UNTIL WS-CTAB-EOF-YES END-IF. 2000-EXIT. EXIT. 3000-READ. MOVE WS-EB TO VSAM-WHSE-CD. MOVE 'WHSE' TO VSAM-WHSE-ID. READ CTAB. EVALUATE WS-CTAB-FST WHEN 00 MOVE WHSE-DIV-CODE TO WS-DIV PERFORM 4000-REWRITE-CMF THRU 4000-EXIT WHEN 10 SET WS-CTAB-EOF-YES TO TRUE GO TO 3000-EXIT WHEN OTHER DISPLAY 'ERROR IN READING TABLE FILE: ' DISPLAY WS-CTAB-FST MOVE WS-CTAB-FST TO WE-ERR-CODE PERFORM 9999-ABEND-PARA THRU 9999-EXIT END- EVALUATE. 3000- EXIT. EXIT. 4000-REWRITE- CMF. IF WS-DIV = 250 OR 252 MOVE 'F' TO CM2-FREIGHT- TYPE MOVE 1 TO CM2-FREIGHT-THRESHOLD- AMT ADD +1 TO WS-CMF-RECS- REWRITTEN REWRITE CM2-SOLD-TO- RECORD DISPLAY 'RECORD UPDATED' END- IF. * EVALUATE WS-CMSTR- FST * WHEN 00 * CONTINUE * WHEN OTHER * DISPLAY 'FILE NOT UPDATED' * DISPLAY WS-CMSTR- FST * MOVE WS-CMSTR-FST TO WE-ERR-CODE * PERFORM 9999-ABEND-PARA THRU 9999-EXIT * GO TO 4000-EXIT * END-EVALUATE. 4000-EXIT. EXIT. 5000-CLOSE. CLOSE CMSTR CTAB. 5000-EXIT. EXIT. 9999-ABEND-PARA. COMPUTE WE-ABEND-CODE = WC-ABEND-900 + WE-ERR-CODE CALL 'ILBOABN0' USING WE-ABEND-CODE GO TO 5000-CLOSE. 9999-EXIT. EXIT. 5000-CLOSE. CLOSE CMSTR CTAB. 5000-EXIT. EXIT. 9999-ABEND-PARA. COMPUTE WE-ABEND-CODE = WC-ABEND-900 + WE-ERR-CODE CALL 'ILBOABN0' USING WE-ABEND-CODE GO TO 5000-CLOSE. 9999-EXIT. EXIT. //this program is giving maxcc=0, but not updating..

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