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COBOL Assessment Test

Topics Covered

  • Write Out-Rec statement
  • procedure - division statement
  • merge verb
  • rewrite verb
  • string verb
  • access mode clause

Useful for hiring

  • Jr. Cobol Developer 
  • Software Engineer Developer - Cobol 
  • Micro Focus Cobol Developer

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Question

Consider the following portion of procedure division :

MOVE 0 TO A, I.
PARA-1.
ADD 3 TO A.
ADD 2 TO I.
IF I < a=" ‘,">B MOVE A TO C
ELSE MOVE B TO C.
ADD C TO D.

Which one of the following does NOT support the above statements?

Answer
    • The value of A will be added to D only if A is greater than B.

    • The value of B will be added to D only if B is greater than A.

    • The larger of the values, A and B, will be added to D.

    • None of the mentioned

Question

Consider the following statements:

IF NOT AGE LESS THAN 30 AND 40
GO TO PARA-AGE-MIDDLES

The controls will go to the paragraph named PARA-AGE-MIDDLE if ____________________.

Answer
    • AGE is greater than or equal to 40.

    • AGE is greater than or equal to 30.

    • AGE is greater than or equal to 30 but less than 40.

    • AGE is less than or equal to 30.

    • None of the mentioned

Question

Which of the following statements is TRUE about the 88 level entry?

Answer
    • It is used for individual data item in working-storage section.

    • It is used for items with rename clause.

    • It is used for a data item which redefines another data item.

    • It is used for a condition name which can have either a true or false.

    • None of the mentioned

Test details:

The Cobol Online test enables employers and recruiters to identify potential hires by evaluating working skills and job readiness. For this reason, emphasis is laid upon evaluating the knowledge of applied skills gained through real work experience, rather than theoretical knowledge.  
Questions : 20
Duration : 20 minutes

  • Cobol : The test contains 20 questions on Cobol to assess the candidates in that particular area.

Test description:

Cobol is a computer programming language. It is a common business oriented language which is used for writing application programs. These applications include defense domain, insurance domain, etc. which require huge data processing.  

The Online Cobol test is mainly designed to assess the candidates in the area of JCL, DB2, Cobol programming, CICS, unit testing, analytical skills, mainframes, etc. This test consists of meaningful questions on Write Out-Rec statement, procedure - division statement, merge verb, rewrite verb, string verb, access mode clause and many more. 
 
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