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Quiz: iSeries (AS/400) Commands

The iSeries (AS/400) is one of IBM's greatest success stories. It is widely installed in large enterprises at the department level, in small corporations, in government agencies, and in almost every industry segment. 

This week's quiz has a slightly different format. Your goal will be to match the command or function key in the left-hand column with its description in the right-hand column.

How to take the quiz:
After reading the question, write down the letter of your answer choice on scrap paper. Check your answers by using the answer key at the end of the quiz.

 

a) DSPDBR LIB/FILE
b) WRKUSRPRF-
c) EDTLIBL
d) DSPMSGD
e) STRPDM
f) ADDBKP
g) WRKJOBSCDE
h) RMVBKP
i) F10
j) STRDBG
k) DSPPFM
l) DSPMSG
m) F4
n) WRKACTJOB
o) STRDFU
p) WRKOBJ
q) DSPFFD
r) WRKSPLF
s) DISPLIB
t) DSPFD
u) WRKOUTQ
v) F9
w) RUNQRY QRYFILE (LIB/FILE)
x) OUTQ(PRINTER)
y) DSPPGMREF
z) PRTRNG

1._____ This command is used to display all active jobs.

2. _____This command is used to display the file description for a specified file.

3._____ This command is used to display messages in a queue.

4._____ This command allows you to work with a specified user's profile.

5. _____This command is used to start the database utility so you can look at and make changes to the database.

6. _____This command is used to display file field descriptions.

7._____ This command allows you to look at scheduled jobs.

8._____ This command allows you to run a query on a file without parameters.

9._____ This function key takes you to the major commands menu.

10._____ This command is used to display the contents of a database file.

BONUS QUESTION: In what year did IBM introduce the Application System/400?

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Quiz #2: Security Basics
Quiz #3: Data Storage
Quiz #4: Networking Hardware
Quiz #5: Getting Your Message Across the Network
Quiz #6: Servers
Quiz #7: Protocols
Quiz #8: Database Basics
Quiz #9: Wireless
Quiz #10: TCP/IP
Quiz #11: Ego-Booster
Quiz #12: Database II
Quiz # 13: AS/400
Quiz #14: Peripherals
Quiz #15: HP
Quiz #16: Web Management Basics
Quiz #17: DSL
Quiz #18: Do You Know Me? You should!
Quiz #19: Artificial Intelligence
Quiz #20: Cryptography
Quiz #21: We're Going to the Zoo!
Quiz #22: Web Site Performance
Quiz #23: Firewalls
Quiz #24: Web Services
Quiz #25: Security Attacks
Quiz #26: Storage Smarts
Quiz #27: Security Awareness for End Users
Quiz #28: Ethernet

ANSWER KEY: 1n;2t;3l;4b;5o;6q;7g;8w;9m;10k
BONUS QUESTION: Click here to see if you were right!
Let us know how you did and suggest a topic for a future quiz! [email protected]
 

This was last updated in October 2008

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