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1 :: What is the difference between START and XCTL?

START is used to start a new task. It is a interval control command. XCTL is used to pass control to a program within the same task. It is a program control command.
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2 :: What are the thress BMS options?

Minimum, Standard, FULL
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3 :: What is the primary objective of CICS?

To provide the control and services of the DB/DC system
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4 :: Can you access ESDS files from CICS?

Yes
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5 :: Can you access QSAM (seq) files from CICS?

No
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6 :: How would you resolve an ASRA abend?

In COBOL II start with CEBR, and get the offset/instruction.
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7 :: What is an AICA abend?

Runaway Task.
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8 :: What is the usage of language in the PPT entry?

Language interface and call parameters
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9 :: How do you handle errors in CICS programs?

Check EIBRESP after the call or use the HANDLE condition.
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10 :: Can you use DYNAMIC calls in CICS?

Yes, the called routine must be defined in PPT and the calling program must use CALL identifier...
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