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What are most common questions asked in SAS Base Certification Practice Exam?

BY Multisoft Systems • August 17, 2016
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SAS is an industry leader in providing cutting edge and advanced analytics. There are many top organizations that have implemented SAS analytics software for steady improvement. Aspirants who want to improve their career in analytics can take up SAS Base Certification Practice Exam, along with their certification training. Undertaking practice exams form a strong foundation for taking up the main SAS Base Certification Exam. This helps the aspirant to enter the competitive job market very easily.

The SAS Base Practice Exam is suitable for fresh candidates or experienced SAS professionals who want to appear for the SAS Certification Exam, which is useful for SAS Base Programming. In this article, aspirants will get to know the common SAS Base Practice Examination questions:

1.Which of the following is true about PROC Format statement “CNTOUT=”
     a)    “CNTOUT=” creates SAS data set that stores informats and formats
     b)    “CNTOUT=” specifies SAS data set that stores informats and formats
     c)    “CNTOUT=” prints SAS data set that stores informats and formats
     d)    “CNTOUT= specifies SAS library that contains informats and formats

     Answer – a

2.Which of the following is the correct syntax for “RENAME=” data set option?
     a)    RENAME=(old-name-1=old-name-2 <…new-name-n=new-name-2n>)
     b)    RENAME=(old-name-1=new-name-1 <...old-name-n=new-name-n>)
     c)    RENAME=(old-name-1=new-name-1 old-name-n=new-name-n>)
     d)    RENAME=(old-name-1=new-name-1 (<…old-name-n=new-name-n>))

     Answer – b

3.For the date information 11Oct2016, which of the following SAS informats will correctly store it as a SAS date?
     a)    DATE7
     b)    MMDDYY8
     c)    DATE9
     d)    MMDDYY10

     Answer – c

4.Which of the following is the valid output for the PROC SORT program given below?

data students;

input studentid name $ section $ rank;

datalines;

12 vijay A 7
03 anitha B 3
15 vignesh A 1
02 anand B 8
10 rajesh B 4
;
proc sort data = students;
by rank;
run;
proc print data = students;
run;

a)        
          
Obs StudentID NAME SECTION RANK
1 15 Vignesh A 1
2 3  Anitha B 3
3 10  Rajesh B 4
4 12  Vijay A 7
5 2   Anand B 8
         
b)        
         
Obs StudentID NAME SECTION RANK
1 2 Anand B 8
2 3 Anitha B 3
3 10 Rajesh B 4
4 12 Vijay A 7
5 15  Vignesh A 1
         
         
c)        
Obs StudentID NAME SECTION RANK
1 12 Vijay A 7
2 15 Vignesh A 1
3 2  Anand B 8
4 3  Anitha B 3
5 10  Rajesh B 4

Answer – a

For solving similar SAS Base Sample Questions, Aspirants can enroll themselves in the Base SAS Training program that gives professional SAS training. This will lay a strong base to clear the SAS Certification Exam.




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