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Online COBOL 400 Quiz Test

Topics Covered

  • Procedures
  • Addition Operators
  • Variables and Renaming Variables
  • User Sequence
  • Evaluate Statement
  • Move Operation
  • String Pointers
  • Redefining Variables

Useful for hiring

  • COBOL Programmer
  • COBOL Developer
  • COBOL Analyst

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Question

If the alphabet name clause is USER-SEQUENCE IS 1 THRU 247, 251 THRU 256, "7", ALSO "8", ALSO "9"; if all 256 EBCDIC characters have been specified; if the two Data Division items are specified as follows:

        01 ITEM-1 PIC X(3) VALUE HIGH-VALUE.
        01 ITEM-2 PIC X(3) VALUE "787".

then which of the following comparisons are true?

Note: There can be multiple correct answers to this question.

Answer
    • IF ITEM-1 = ITEM-2

    • IF ITEM-1 > ITEM-2

    • IF ITEM-2 = HIGH-VALUE

Question

What is the result of following code?

IDENTIFICATION DIVISION.
PROGRAM-ID. HELLO.

DATA DIVISION.
   WORKING-STORAGE SECTION.
   01 WS-DESCRIPTION.
   05 WS-NUM.
   10 WS-NUM1 PIC 9(2) VALUE 56.
   10 WS-NUM2 PIC 9(2) VALUE 26.
   05 WS-CHAR.
   10 WS-CHAR1 PIC X(2) VALUE 'AA'.
   10 WS-CHAR2 PIC X(2) VALUE 'BB'.
   10 WS-RENAME RENAMES WS-NUM2 THRU WS-CHAR1.

PROCEDURE DIVISION.
DISPLAY "WS-WS-RENAME:WS-RENAME.
   
STOP RUN.

Answer
    • 56AABB

    • Compilation Error

    • 0000

    • None of the mentioned

Question

What is the result of following code?

IDENTIFICATION DIVISION.
PROGRAM-ID. HELLO.

DATA DIVISION.
   WORKING-STORAGE SECTION.
   01 WS-DESCRIPTION.
   05 WS-DATE1 VALUE '20140831'.
   10 WS-YEAR PIC X(4).
   10 WS-MONTH PIC X(2).
   10 WS-DATE PIC X(2).
   05 WS-DATE2 REDEFINES WS-DATE1 PIC 9(4).

PROCEDURE DIVISION.
DISPLAY WS-DATE2.

STOP RUN.

Answer
    • 00002014

    • 20140831

    • 2014

    • None of the mentioned

Test details:

COBOL 400 assessment test enables employers and recruiters to identify & hire COBOL programmers by evaluating working skills and job readiness. For this reason, the emphasis is laid upon evaluating the knowledge of applied skills gained through real work experience, rather than theoretical knowledge.

The test may contain MCQ's (Multiple Choice Questions), MAQ's (Multiple Answer Questions), Fill in the Blank, Descriptive, Whiteboard Questions, Audio / Video Questions, True or False.

Test Details: 20 minutes

10 Application Questions


The combination of Application questions helps to evaluate Technical as well as practical Skills of Candidates.

Test description:

COBOL 400 Quiz helps Recruiters & Hiring Managers to assess the IBM COBOL 400 skills of the candidate before an interview. COBOL/400 is the standard COBOL adopted by IBM for the AS400 system. It differentiates in the sense that the file handling for reports and subfiles, indicator usage and any other feature specific to AS400 have been incorporated in it. This COBOL/400 skills Test is designed to check the COBOL 400 expertise of COBOL developer- As per Industry Standards.

COBOL/400 online quiz contains questions on following Topics:
 

  • Procedures

  • Addition Operators

  • Variables and Renaming Variables

  • User Sequence

  • Evaluate Statement

  • Move Operation

  • String Pointers

  • Redefining Variables


Candidate should appear for this COBOL400 quiz online. It is designed by our subject matter experts to evaluate knowledge of COBOL400 before hiring. Using powerful reporting, you can have a detailed analysis of the test results to help you make a better hiring decision and predict the candidate’s performance.

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