Competitive written examination for the post of Nepal Oil Corporation Limited, Technical, Miscellaneous Fifth, Senior Assistant (Computer) 2078


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Nepal Oil Corporation Limited,

Technical, Miscellaneous Fifth,

Senior Assistant (Computer) post

Competitive written examination


1. The process of transforming data into useful information by computer is.......... processing.

A) Input

B) Data

C) Information

D) Micro

2. The two major types of computer chips are

A) External memory chip 

B) Primary memory chip

C) Microprocessor chip

D) Both B and C

3. A non-volatile firmware which is used to perform hardware initialization during the computer booting process is called 


B) OS Kernel


D) None of the above

4. Which output device is used for translating information from a computer into pictorial form on paper?

A) Mouse

B) Plotter

C) Monitor 

D) Punch card

5. The Analytical Engine developed during the first generation of the computer a memory unit. 

A) Ram

B) Floppy

C) Counter wheels 

D) Cards

6. Which of the following probably has the least amount of technical knowledge?

A) Programmer

B) System Analyst

C) Computer Operator

D) User

7. Computer is free from tiredness and boredom. We call it

A) Accuracy

B) Reliability 

C) Diligence

D) Versatility

8. The server on the Internet is also known as a 

A) Hub

B) Host

C) Gateway

D) Repeater

9. As compared to the secondary memory, the primary memory of a computer is

A) Large

B) Cheap

C) Fast

D) Slow

10. USB stands for

A) Universal Serial Bus 

B) Universal Serial Batch

C) Universal Selection Bus

D) Uninterruptible Serial Bus

11. What is a brand?

A) The name of companies that made computers

B) The name of product a company gives to identify its product in market 

C) A name of class to indicate all similar products from different companies

D) All of the above

12. Today's computer giant IBM was earlier known by the name

A) Tabulator Machine Co.

B) Computing Tabulating Recording Co.

C) The Tabulator Ltd. 

D) International Computer Ltd. 

13. Which of the following is known as Malicious software?

A) Illegalware 

B) Badware

C) Malware

D) Firmware

14. The first Network is





15. During the booting of computer, which of the following are loaded into main memory?

A) Internal Command Instructions

B) External Command Instructions

C) Utility Programs

D) Word Processing Instructions 

16. The PATH command is usually found as part of your...file





17. Windows 2000 server uses the 

A) FAT 16


C) FAT 64

D) FAT 32

18. Operating system of a computer

A) enables the programmer to draw a flow chart 

B) links a program with subroutine with references

C) provides a layer, user friendly interface

D) all of the above 

19. Each time you turn on your computer, it will check on the control file

A), io.sys

B), io.sys, msdos sys


D) chkdsk.exe

20. Microsoft Word

A) application 

B) compiler

C) system 

D) programming 

21. The name of a word document displays in

A) Ribbon

B) Title bar

C) Status bar

D) Home Tab

22. Ctrl+H opens

A) Find and Replace Dialog box with activating Replace Tab 

B) Format Dialog box activating Insert Hyper Link Tab

C) Insert Dialog box activating Insert Hyper Link Tab 

D) Insert Hyper Link Dialog box

23. What is the short cut to Align text to Right?





24. Where does footnote appear in a document? 

A) End of document 

B) Bottom of a page 

C) End of heading

D) None of above

25. To make character

A) Ctrl+ =

B) Ctrl + +

C) Ctrl+ -

D) Ctrl + *             

26. Which of the following is not a font of heading style?

A) Bold  

B) Italic

C) Regular

D) Superscript

27. Which of the following do you use to change margins?

A) Formatting toolbar

B) Page Setup dialogue box

C) Standard toolbar

D) Paragraph dialog box

28. OLE Stands for

A) Operational Linking and Enabling

B) Object Linking and Enabling

C) Object Linking and Embedding

D) None of These

 29. The Page size of A4 document is

A) 8.5'' x 11''

B) 8.5'' x 14''

C) 8.27'' x 11.69''

D) 8.27'' x 11.79''

30.  We consolidate data by

A) Column lable

B) Row lable

C) Both A and B

D) None of above

31. In Excel sheet, a numeric value is treated as a label value if a precedes with

A) Apostrophe

B) Ampersand

C) Dollar

D) percentage 

32. Which of the following is not correct method of editing the cell content?

A) Press the Alt key

B) Press the F2 key

C) Click the formula bar.

D) Double click the cell

33. not a function category in Excel

A) Logical

B) Text

C) Financial

D) Data Series

34. You can set Excel in Automatic or Manual calculation mode if it which key will you press to update the formula values?

A) F5

B) F9

C) F2

D) F11

35. An Excel workbook is a collection of

A) Workbooks

B) Worksheets

C) Charts

D) Worksheets and charts

36. Which of the following options is not available in paste special dialog

A) Address

B) Subtract

C) Divide


37. To return the remainder after a number is divided by a divisor in Excel, we use the.....function


B) FACT ()

C) MOD()

D) DIV()

38.  Formulas in Excel are made up of

A) Arithmetical operators and functions 

B) Only Arithmetic operations

C) Only Symbols

D) Only Functions

39. In MS-Excel, chart wizard term data series refers to

A) a collection of chart data markers

B) a chart legend

C) a set of values you plot in a chart

D) a data label

40. In a database table, the category of information is called 

A) Tuple

B) Record

C) Field

D) All of above

41. Which of the following is not an advantage of the database approach?

A) Ability to associate related data

B) Increased security

C) Program/data independence

D) All of the above

42. Which of the following is not a type of Microsoft Access database object

A) Macros

B) Modules

C) Worksheets

D) Tables

43. Data means ...............multiple copies same data item

A) Reduction

B) Consistency

C) integrity

D) Redundancy

44.In SQL, the command to modify data in the database




D) All of above

45. How can you create a uniform appearance by adding a background image to all slides?

A) Create a template 

B) Use the autocorrect wizard

C) Edit the slide master 

D) All of the above

46. Powerpoint presentations are widely used as 

A) project presentation by students

B) note outline for teachers 

C) communication of planning

D) all of the above

47. Which file format can be added to a Powerpoint show?




D) all of the above

48. How many colour names are used by the browsers?

A) 8

B) 10

C) 12

D) 16

49. A piece of icon or image on a webpage associated with another webpage is called

A) Hyperlink


C) Plugin

D) Bookmark

50. <title> ........</title> is included inside

A) <body> ........</body>

B) <head> .........</head> 

C) <div>................. </div> 

D) none of the above

                                        Best of Luck!

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