COBOL Interview Questions
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Why there is no questions in this column?

6 3269

why occurs clause not mentioned in 01 level

Tesco,

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How to resolve the soc4 and soc7 errors?

RBS,

5 17308

What is binary search?

3 3117

What is the difference between PIC 9.99 and 9v99?

5 18832

What is the difference between index and subscript?

Visa,

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What is SET TO TRUE all about, anyway?

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What is COMP-1? COMP-2?

CitiGroup,

3 7511

What is difference between COBOL and VS COBOL II?.

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In an EVALUTE statement is the order of the WHEN clauses significant?

2 2848

Give some advantages of REDEFINES clause?

2 6765

How do you do in-line PERFORM?

3 3271

Explain call by context by comparing it to other calls.

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What does EXIT do ?

3 3432

what is Pic 9v99 Indicates?

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

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

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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

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How do u write test cases?

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what is the difference between COBOL2 AND COBOL390?

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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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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...)

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If i got a job on mainframe technology, will i have a bright future?. Some people are discouraging me. Let me know, is it true? Please bring back me from the confusion.

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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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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.

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In a file if a column account number conatain value 0001234.. how can we move the value to another variable without zero. value may contain any type such as 00123405. we need the value 1234 or 12305. how can we do that in cobol. Please help.

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I have one ps file in which there are 3 fileds emp_no,emp_name and leave_app.this ps file information give the detail of employee which is going to apply for leave.suppose emp_no=113430,emp_name=ajay,leave_app=1 that means he is going to apply for 1 day leave.and accordingling the table in db2 will be updated means if he has that no of leave in his account then he will get dat leave and updated acc. in table(leave_balance=previous leave present in table-leave_app).Now i want to check whther the updated result is correct or not by comparing the two ps file using IEBCOMPARE or icetool so what is going to be the two ps file and how its is going to be compare.

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What type of SDLC u followed? Why?

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input= ,,,, mainframe training ,,, hyderabad .... location.... output1=$ mainframe training in hyderabad location$ output2=**** mainframe training in hyderabad location ****. In this pgn when we give input considering the spaces the output is displayed in this format.Like in the place of ,,,, $ should be displayed likewise.So please helpmeout.

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