Assistant Computer Operator (Local)2078/11/16

Province Public Service Commission
Gandaki Province
Miscellaneous Services, 4th Level, Open Competitive Written Examination for the post of Assistant Computer Operator (Local)2078/11/16         

1. A personal information manager and e-mail communication software in MS Office 365 is: 

A. Outlook

B. OneNote

C. One Drive

D. Microsoft Word


2. A Software that can be freely accessed and modified:

A. Package Software

B. Middle ware

C. Collection Software

D. Open Source Software


3. Which of these is not a major type of cloud computing usage?

A. Hardware as a service

B. Platform as a service

C. Software as a service

D. Infrastructure as a service


4. Formulas in Excel start with:

A. /

B. =

C. *

D. #


5. Macros must be saved with extension in MS Excel:

A. .xls



D. .xlsx


6. The default date format used in spreadsheet is:

A. yy/dd/mm

B. dd/mm/yyyy

C. mm/dd/yy

D. dd/mm/yy


7. An excel workbook is a collection of:

A. Workbooks

B. Worksheets

C. Charts

D. Both B & C


8. What is a portion of a document in which you set certain page formatting options?

A. Page

B. Document

C. Section

D. Page Setup


9. To specify margins in word, the user has to select page setup option

A. Autocorrect 

B. Edit

C. File

D. Table


10. Which can be used for quick access to commonly used commands and tools?

A. Status bar

B. Tool bar 

C. Menu bar 

D. Title bar 


11. What is the direction of a rectangular page for viewing and printing called?

A. Orientation

B. Direction

C. Print Layout

D. Preview


12. The function of OS is:

A. Memory Management

B. Process Management

C. I/O devices Management

D. All of the above


13. Which is the false statement?

A. You can find deleted files in Recycle Bin.

B. You can restore any files in Recycle Bin if you ever need.

C. You can increase free space of disk by sending files in Recycle Bin

D. You can right click and choose Empty Recycle Bin to clean it at once.


14. Any set of digits or alphabets are generally referred as:

A. Characters

B. Symbols

C. Bits

D. Bytes


15. Which of the following connects existing networks to form an internet?

A. Repeater

B. Bridge

C. Router

D. Switch


16. The process of transferring files from a computer on the Internet to your computer is called:

A. Uploading

B. Forwarding

C. Downlanding



17. The first Network was called:






18. The structure or format of data is called:

A. Syntax

B. Semantics

C. Structure

D. Formatting


19. One millisecond is:

A. 1 second

B. 10th of a seconds

C. 1000th of a seconds

D. 10000th of a seconds


20. In a computer spreadsheet, a correct row address is:


B. 3B

C. B3

D. 33


21. The cell range  that starts in cell A1 and goes over to J15 is WRITTEN AS..... in a formula:

A. (A1-J15)


C. (AI:J15)

D. (AltoJ15)


22. Which function in Excel tells how many numeric entries are there?






23. Which was the first electronic spreadsheet? 

A. Slide rule

B. Software

C. Quantum Pro.

D. Visible calculator


24. In order to email a Word Document from MS Word:

A. Office button>>Sent to>> Mail Recipient  

B. Save the file as an email attachment

C. Start Outlook and attach the file while open in Word

D. This is an impossible operation


25. We can remove/hide border of a shape by selecting:

A. No line.

B. No outline

C. White line

D. No border


26. We can insert a page number at:

A. Header

B. Footer

C Both A & B

D. None of the above


27. "Ctrl+Right Arrow" is used to:

A. Move the cursor one word right 

B. Move the cursor end of the line

C. Move the cursor end of the document

D. Move the cursor one paragraph down


28. Which combination of keys allows you to perform a warm boot?

A. Ctrl+ESC

B. Ctrl+Alt+DEL

C. Ctrl+shift+DEL

D. Ctrl+Shift+ENTER


29. BIOS is used by:

A. Application software

B. Compiler

C. Interpreter

D. Operating system


30. A spelling checker is also called: 

A. Electronic encyclopedia

B. Electronic thesaurus

C. Electronic assistant

D. Electronic dictionary.


31. In a computer spreadsheet, a preprogrammed formula is basically a:

A. Function

B. Task

C. Job

D. Graph


32. Any request for a data from a database is known as:

A. Formula

B. Result

C. Query

D. Record


33. In the data file, the first record of any of the block is called:

A. Anchor record

B. Dense record

C. Non dense record

D. None of the above


34. Who is the father of cloud computing? 

A. Sharon B. Codd

B. Edgar Frank Codd

C. J.C.R. Licklider

D. Charles Bachman


35. GSuite was formally known as: 

A. Google Sweet 

B. Google Time for Teaching

C. Google Apps for Education

D. None of the above     


36. Which of the following SaaS platform is with an exposed API? 



D. All of the above


37. Which PowerPoint view displays each slide of the presentation as a thumbnail and is useful for rearranging slides?

A. Slide Master 

B. Slide show 

C. Slide Sorter

D. Notes Page


38......... are special visual and sound effects contained in presentation graphics file.

A. Animations 

B. Simulations 

C. Graphics

D. Attractions


39. A file manipulation command that extracts some of the records from a file is:






40. In a computer spreadsheet, formula that equates to 6 is:

A. 9-2x3+4/2 

B. 1+2x3-8/2 

C. 8-2x3+8/2

D. 2x3-4/2


41. MS-Word automatically moves the text to the next line when it reaches the right edge c the screen and is called:

A. Carriage Return

B. Enter

C. Word Wrap

D. None of the above


42. The item which appears dimly behind the main body text is: 

A. Water Color 

B. Background

C. Watermark

D. Back Color


43. Storage capacity of magnetic disk depends on: 

A. Tracks per inch of surface

B. Bits per inch of tracks

C. Disk pack in disk surface

D. All of above

44. LAN stands for:

A. Local Area Network

B. Local Access Network

C. Local and Network

D. Locally Accessible Network

D. All of the above


45. Which command enable you to move between directories?






46. Which of the following commands should you always use before submitting a document to others?

A. Find command

B. Replace command

C. Spelling and Grammar

D. Thesaurus


47. Which of the following disk is fixed disk?

A. Hard Disk

B. Flash Disk

C. Blue-Ray Disk



48. Malware is the short form for malicious software and used to refer to:

A. Spyware

B. Worm

C. Virus

D. All of the above


49. The generation based on VLSI microprocessor is:

A. 1st

B. 2nd

C. 3rd

D. 4th


50. Which type of computers uses the 8-bit code called EBCDIC?

A. Minicomputers

B. Microcomputers

C. Mainframe computers

D. Supercomputers


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