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,

575

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. $

4 3989




Is It Possible to Update or change in VIEW Mode?

CSC,

5 5607

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

IBM,

1 2683

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

IBM,

2 8058

How many types of sorts are there in cobol?

Cap Gemini,

3 7032

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,

3139




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.

1 2476

what is the difference between COBOL2 AND COBOL390?

L&T,

956

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,

731

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,

2 8068

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

1 2914

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.

1 2931

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

IBM, Wipro,

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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 ?

617


) How do u handle errors in BMS macro

468


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

958


example for sub strings ? and refernce modifications whit output pls

822


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

702


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

994


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

892


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

1420


how to know that the file has 300 records how to acess it?

685


wht is structured cobol pgm and non structred cobol pgm ?

799


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

2084


) How do u handle errors in BMS macro?

401


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

434


in real time what is the suitable exp where in-stream procedure is better then catalog procedure.

528


If you are current on the owner of a set, what is the difference between an obtain next and obtain first? Actually in which topic will we use dis???Plz explain it clearly

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