Nepal Army, Technical, Internal / Open Competitive Written Examination for Computer Post 2078/11/11


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Nepal Army, Technical, Internal / Open Competitive Written Examination for Computer Post


1. The most common system security method is

A) password

B) encryption

C) firewall

D) all of the above


2. The power specification of USB is

A) 6 V

B) 5V

C) 9V

D) 12V


3. In MS-Word, the short cut key to open a new document file is,

A) Alt + N

B) Ctrl + N

C) Shift + N

D) None of the above


4. Which of the following is graphics solution for Word Processors?

A) Clipart

B) WordArt

C) Drop Cap

D) All of the above


5. When you want two documents to view and edit simultaneously, how do you do?

A) View -> Side to Side

B) Review > Side to Side

C) View -> View Side by Side

D) Review> View Side by Side


6. What happens when we click in the left margin beside a line in MS Word?

A) The entire line gets left indented 

B) The left margin is adjusted

C) The entire paragraph gets highlighted

D) The entire line gets selected


7. Which feature is used for monitoring all changes?

A) Edit Document 

B) Monitor Changes

C) Track Changes 

D) Track All


8. Text-styling feature of MS Word is

A) Word Color

B) Word Font 

C) Word Art

D) Word Fill


9. Which tool can the user use to set indents or tabs?

A) Title bar

B) Insert 

C) Toolbar

D) Ruler


10. If you need to change the typeface of a document, which menu will you choose?

A) Edit

B) View

C) Format

D) Tools


11. How are footnotes, endnotes and indexes inserted in a document?

A) As bookmarks 

B) As cross-references

C) As hyperlinks

D) As word fields


12. Single spacing in MS Word document causes..... point line spacing.

A) 10

B) 12

C) 14

D) 16


13. In MS Excel, the Fill Handle is located at

A) bottom left corner of a cell 

B) bottom right corner of a sheet 

C) bottom right corner of a cell

D) top right corner of a cell


14. Which of the following is not a valid data type in MS Excel?

A) Date

B) Time

C) Character

D) Fraction


15. How do you change column width to fit the contents in MS Excel?

A) Single click the boundary to the left of the column heading 

B) Double click the boundary to the right of the column heading

C) Press Alt and single click anywhere in the column

D) All of the above


16. In goal seek, the 'by changing cell' refers to the cell 

A) containing the outcome formula 

B) containing the constraints

C) that you are attempting to calculate

D) containing the target value


17. Macros are "run" or executed from

A) Insert

B) Format

C) Tools

D) Data


18. The short cut key to display default chart for the selected range of data in excel sheet is

A) Ctrl + F1

B) Alt + F1

C) F11

D) Both B and C


19. When you link data maintained in Excel workbook to a Word document, the Word document

A) cannot be edited

B) contains a reference to the original source application

C) must contain a hyperlink

D) contains a copy of the actual data


20. Which function do you use to return the remainder after a number is divided by a divisor?


B) FACT ()

C) MOD ()

D) DIV ()


21.The correct syntax of AND function in excel sheet is

A) =AND (Condition1, Condition2)

B) = (Condition1 AND Condition2)

C)= (Condition1 && Condition2) E

D) None of the above


22. How can you insert header or footer in MS Excel sheet? 

A) Double clicking on header or footer area and type

B) Using INSERT-> Header & Footer

C) Both A and B

D) None of the above


23. The slide that is used to introduce a topic and set the tone for the presentation is called the....slide.

A) Title

B) Bullet

C) Table

D) Graph


24. 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


25. The best way to insert a new slide in a 

A) Normal view

B) Special view presentation is to use the 

C) Slide show view 

D) Slide sorter view


26. If you want an organization should include it on logo to be appeared on every slide in the presentation, you

A) Slide Master

B) Design Template

C) Format Shape

D) None of the above 


27. Which of the following file types can be added to any PowerPoint presentation slide?

A) Picture/Image

B) Audio/Video

C) Chart/Graph

D)  All of the above


28. In MS PowerPoint, which of the following must be used with the mouse when you want to resize an image from the center and keep it proportioned?

A) The space bar

B) The alt key

C) The ctrl key

D) The shift key


29. To start slide show of a presentation

A) Hit F5 key

B) From Slide Show menu choose View Show option

C) From Slide Show menu choose Start

D) Both A and B


30. A special effect which is used to introduce text or object serially using

mouse click or button in PowerPoint slide is called

A) Animation

B) Transition

C) Design

D) None of above


31. Which of the following tools enables you to add text to a slide without using the standard placeholders?

A) Text tool box

B) Line tool

C) Drawing tool

D) Auto shaped tool


32. To insert slide numbers

A) Insert a text box and select Insert -> Page Number 

B) Insert a textbox and select Insert Number-> Page Number

C) Choose Insert -> Slide Number

D) Insert a new text box and select Insert-> Slide Number


33. Database Management System (DBMS) is

A) a collection of data

B) a set of programs to define database structure 

C) a set of programs to access and update those data

D) all of the above


34. Which of the following database objects asks a question of information in a database and then displays the result?

A) Tables

B) Reports

C) Queries

D) Forms


35. In MS Access, table is created using

A) Design view

B) Query

C) Datasheet view

D) All of the above


36. Referential integrity means

A)  Do not enter a value in the foreign key field of a child table if that value does not exist in the primary key of the parent table 

B) Do not enter a value in the primary key field of a child table if that value does not exist in the primary key of the parent table

C) Do not enter a value in the foreign key field of a parent table if that value does not exist in the primary key of the child table

D) All of the above 


37. Which one of the following commands is used for removing (or deleting) a relation from the SQL database?

A) Delete


C) Remove

D) All of the above


38. The following are components of a database except

A) user data

B) meta data

C) reports

D) indexes


39. The correct syntax of BETWEEN operator in MS Access is

A) BETWEEN (value1, value2)

B) BETWEEN (value] AND value2) 

C) BETWEEN value1 AND value2

D) None of the above


40. What is the different view to present a table?

A) Datasheet view

B) Design view

C) Pivot Table view

D) All of the above


41. What is a form in MS Access?

A) It is a printed page where users will write their data to fill it up 

B) it is an input screen designed to make viewing and entering data easier

C) This is an important part of database used by analysts to draw conclusions 

D) All of the above


42. Which is not one of the sections of the form design window?

A) Form content

B) Form footer

C) Form header

D) Form detail


43. WAN stands for

A) WAP Area Network

B) Wide Area Network

C) Wide Array Net

D) Wireless Area Network


44. Which of the following is correct IPv4 address?



C) 300.142.210.54



45. A secure computer network which is setup for sharing information, operational systems and other computing services only within an organization is called

A) E-mail

B) Internet

C) Intranet 

D) Extranet


46. What is the default subnet mask for a class C network?






47. In Computer network, nodes are the computer that.... the data.

A) originates

B) routes

C) terminates

D) all of the above


48. What kind of transmission medium is most appropriate to carry data in a computer network that is exposed to electrical interferences?

 A) Unshielded twisted pair

B) Optical fiber

C) Coaxial cable

D) Microwave


49. Which of the following statements is true in case of IP address?

A) IP address is an internet path

B) Every computer must have an IP address

C) IP is a unique address of a computer connected to network

D) All of the above

50. Which of the following devices is not a networking device?

A) Hub

B) Switch

C) Bridge

D) None of the above


53. The correct sequence of HTML tags for starting a webpage is
A) Head, Title, HTML, Body
B) HTML, Body, Title, Head
C) .HTML, Head, Title, Body
D) Head, HTML, Title, Body

54. Which tag is commonly used by web search engines?
A) Head 
B) .Title
C) Paragraph
D) All of these 

55. The tag used for creating hypertext and hypermedia links is
A) <HR> 
B) <BR>
C) <PRE>
D) .<A>

56. <title>  </title> is included inside
A) <body> </body> 
B) .<head> </head>
C) <div> </div>
D) None of the above

57. The correct syntax to merge two rows in a column in HTML is
A) <tr rowspan="2">
B) <tr colspan="2">
C) .<td rowspan="2">
D) <td colspan="2">

58. The full form of VGA is 
A)  .Video Graphics Array
B) Visual Graphics Array
C) Volatile Graphics Array
D) Video Graphics Adapter

59. Which of the following device is an input device in computer systems?
A) Scanner
B) Microphone
C) Barcode reader
D) .All of the above 

60. Which of the following storage devices has a limitation that we can only store information in it but cannot erase or modify it?
A) SD card
B) Flash drive.
C) Tape drive

61. A hybrid computer resembles
A) a digital computer
B) an analogue computer
C) .both A and B
D) none of the above

62. Magnetic disks are medium that uses.
A) .direct access
B) sequential access
C) both A and B
D) none of the above

63...... device is used to perform modulation and demodulation when internet connectivity is made over telephone wire.
A) Trans receiver
B) .Modem
C) Repeater
D) All of the above

64. As compared to the secondary memory, the primary memory of a computer is
A) large
B) cheap
C) .fast
D) slow

65. Employee recruitment system of any organization is the example of software.
A) System
B) Utility
C) .Application drawing and graphs.
D) None of the above

66. A high quality CAD system uses....... for printing
A) Dot matrix printer 
B) .Digital plotter 
C) Line printer 
D) All of the above

67. Which coding standard scheme includes characters from almost all of the living languages in the world?
D) All of the above

68. The MS-DOS operating system is a operating system. 
A) graphical user interface, single-tasking
(B) graphical user interface, multi-tasking
C) .command driven interface, single-tasking 
D) command driven interface, multi-tasking

69. Which command divide the surface of the blank disk to sector  a and asign a unique address to each one?
A) Ver
B) .Format
C) Fat
D) Chkdsk

70. In windows OS, how do you make desktop icons to organize themselves in an orderly manner when icons are added or removed?
(A) Right click on desitop> View > Auto organize icons 
B) .Right click on desktops View - Auto arrange icons
C) Right click on desktop-> View -> Auto manage icons
D) None of the above

 71. The operating system keeps the information of files in a table called
A) File Folder Table (FFT) 
B) File Index Table (FIT)
C) .File Allocation Table (FAT)
D) Directory Index Table (DIT)

72. Which command can be used to ask you to confirm that you actually want to delete the directory?
A) .Deltree
B) Deltree / f
C) Del **/p
D) Erase *

73. Which of the following is not a part of the operating system?
A) Input/output control program 
B) .Performance monitor
C) Supervisor
D) Job control Program 

74. What should you type to open windows paint application using run command? 
A) ms_paint 
B) .mspaint 
C) win_paint 
D) winpaint

75. If you want to execute more than one program at a time, the systems software you are using must be capable of
A) word processing
B) virtual memory
C) compiling
D) .multitasking

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