COBOL Interview Questions
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why we are using set in searchall?

IBM,

4 3553

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 3795

why we are using picture clause in the cobol programs?

2 3818




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

654

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

1 2407

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

2 5401

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 4835

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

3 10892




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 11541

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 4933

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

Accenture,

5 6580

copy 100 records without using ibm utilities

3 4499

record length in spool?

Infosys,

1084

what is the use of outrecord?

708

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

IBM,

2 4505


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Un-Answered Questions { COBOL }

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

1288


How do u write test cases?

726


What are the pertinent COBOL

1057


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

1113


Using string statement.Is coding three destination string from one source string possible in one code?or three codes for every destination string of one source string.?thank you

941






How to define a array dynamically.....

4789


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.

3739


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

647


Extract only those records from a PS file which are having word 'TEXT' in the records using COBOL? The word TEXT is not present in a particular position in all the records.

139


what happens if parmparameter passes zero bytes to the program

674


What are the pertinent COBOL commands?

1598


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.

825


) what is the difference between AID and HANDLE AID?

736


How to change size of Initial number of records to *NOMAX for ALL PF files from perticular library, how can I do that

1578


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

2407