JCL Test Assessment

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iMocha’s online JCL test enables recruiters and hiring managers to hire job-fit candidate within a short period & take unbiased hiring decision. This test reduces technical screening time by 80% and increases interview-to-selection ratio by 62%. Our test is useful for hiring JCL Mainframe Developer.

About JCL Test Assessment

Job Control Language (JCL) is a command language used for IBM Mainframe Operating Systems to instruct the system on how to run a batch job or start a subsystem. It identifies the program to be executed and submits the program for execution in a batch mode. This test is specially designed to check the application and practical skills of a Job Control Language (JCL) developer – as per Industry Standards. Our Job Control Language (JCL) skill test is created and validated by Subject Matter Experts (SME).

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Test Summary

The test contains MCQ's (Multiple Choice Questions), MAQ's (Multiple Answer Questions), Fill in the Blank, Descriptive, True or False. Using powerful reporting, you will have a detailed analysis of test results to help you make better decisions and predict candidate and employee success.

JCL Online test enables employers and recruiters to identify potential hires 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 combination on application and theory questions helps to evaluate technical as well as practical skills of candidates.

Test Duration: 20 minutes

No. of Questions: 20

Level of Expertise: Entry/Mid/Expert

Useful for hiring

  • Mainframe Developer - JCL

Topics Covered

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iMocha’s JCL online test helps recruiters and hiring managers to evaluate candidate’s understanding about MVC JES3 which controls output processing

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SYSOUT Dataset

This test evaluates candidate’s knowledge about SYSOUT Dataset which is used to display the output of the JCL in the SPOOL Area

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In-stream or Cataloged Procedures

Our test assesses candidate’s understanding about in-stream procedures which is a set of job control statements in a job that is re-executed within a job and when the procedure is separated from the JCL and coded in a different data store, it is known as cataloged procedure

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JCL Statements

Our test evaluates candidate’s ability to use Job Control Language (JCL) statements which controls sequence in which each program runs

Sample Questions

Choose from our 100,000+ question library or add your own questions to make powerful custom tests

Question types:

Multiple Option





Q 1. What parameters can be used to limit the number of records written to a SYSOUT data set?

Question types:

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Q 2. How can submitting user's RACF authority be overridden in a job stream?
Through the USER parameter.
Through the USER and PASSWORD parameter.
By notifying the console operation to override the authority.
Through the RACF parameter.

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Multiple Option





Q 3. What statement can be used to send data to another MVS JES3 node?

Sample Report

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