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SAS A00-215 Sample Questions:
01. Which statement is true regarding PROC IMPORT?
a) By default, PROC IMPORT overwrites an existing SAS data set.
b) PROC IMPORT writes SAS data to a CSV file.
c) Dates are imported as character values.
d) The DBMS= option identifies the type of data to import.
02. Which two actions occur during the execution phase?
a) An observation from the input data set is read into the PDV.
b) The descriptor portion is created.
c) The PDV is initialized.
d) The program is checked for syntax errors.
03. Given the program below:
str="What day is it?";
What numeric value is assigned to the variable pos when the program executes? __
Enter your numeric answer in the space above.
04. Given the SAS program shown below:
title1 "Last Year’s Standings”;
title2 “Excludes preseason”;
proc print data=football;
title2 “Includes preseason”;
proc print data=football2;
What title appears on the second PROC PRINT report?
a) Last Year’s Standings
b) Last Year’s Standings
c) "This line is blank."
d) "This line is blank."
05. Which statement is true about the code shown below?
merge sales(in=sold) stock;
a) Only columns from sales are in revenue.
b) Only rows with information from sales are in revenue.
c) Only columns from stock are in revenue.
d) Only rows with information from stock are in revenue.
06. What is the value of x2 in the NUMS data set?
07. Which statement is true regarding variable names?
a) Variable names are from 1 to 64 characters in length.
b) Variable names must be in all lower case.
c) Variable names can start with a number.
d) Variable names can end with a number.
08. Which ends a step?
a) a RUN statement
b) an END statement
c) an ENDSTEP statement
d) a semicolon
09. Which two statements are true regarding the KEEP and DROP statements?
a) They can be placed anywhere in the DATA step.
b) They affect all data sets that are being created.
c) They can be used in PROC steps.
d) They control the order of the variables in the output data set.
10. Given the SAS log shown below:
199 dat students;
WARNING 14-169: Assuming the symbol DATA was misspelled as dat.
200 set sashelp.class;
NOTE: There were 19 observations read from the data set SASHELP.CLASS.
NOTE: The data set WORK.STUDENTS has 19 observations and 6 variables.
204 proc means data=students;
205 class sex;
206 var ratio;
NOTE: There were 19 observations read from the data set WORK.STUDENTS.
Which statement is true?
a) The PROC MEANS step failed.
b) The DATA step failed.
c) The DATA step and PROC MEANS step executed.
d) The program stopped processing after the DATA step.
Answer: a, c
Answer: a, b
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