Public Service Commission
Nepal Oil Corporation Limited, Technical/Miscellaneous,

Fifth Level, Senior Assistant (Computer)
Competitive Written Examination

Key [C]
Time: 2 hr 30 mins

Full Marks: 100

Section “A”:                    Multiple Choice                                    25 x 2 = 50

1. Objects on the slide that hold text are called
a. Placeholders      b. Object holders      c. Auto layout      d. Text holder

2. Which of the following should be used when you want to add a slide to an existing presentation?
a. File, add a new slide      b. Insert, New Slide        c. File Open                         d. File New

3. The PowerPoint view that displays only text (title and bullets) is
a. Slide show      b. Slide sorter view      c. Notes page view      d. Outline view

4. …….. value change the color of text into red.
a. FF0000      b. 00FF00      c. 0000FF      d. None of the above

5. Which HTML tag produces the biggest heading?
a. <h7>      b. <h9>      c. <h4>    d. <h1>

6. The ALU of a computer normally contains a number of high speed storage element called
a. Semiconductor memory      b. Registers
c. Hard disks                              d. Magnetic disk

7. Communication between a computer and a keyboard involves …. transmission.
a. Automatic      b. Half-duplex      c. Full-duplex      d. Simplex

8. DNS database contains
a. name server records      b. hostname-to-address records
c. hostname aliases            d. all of the above

9. …. command is used to create a file
a. Create      b. Create con      c. Copy      d. Copy Con

10. Which of the following class uses 8 bits for and 24 bits for portion of the IP address?
a. Class A      b. Class B      c. Class C      d. Class D

11. Which of the following memories need refreshing?
a. SRAM      b. DRAM      c. ROM      d. All of the above

12. Pressing the combination of ….. keys is called warm booting
a. Ctrl+Alt+Del      b. Ctrl+Shift+Del      c. Ctrl+Tab+Del      d. Ctrl+Caps+Del

13. ……..combination of keys are used for column break.
a. Ctrl+Shift+Enter      b. Ctrl+Alt+Del      c. Ctrl+Shift+Home      d. None of the above

14. Which of the following is not of the merge process?
a. Sort the data records      b. Format a main document
c. Edit a data source           d. Merge the two files to print or create new document

15. In Microsoft Word the key F12 opens a
a. Open dialog box      b. Save as dialog box      c. Save dialog box      d. Close dialog box

16. To print current page of a document only
a. Press Ctrl+P and select current page
b. Click MS Office button >> Print >> Print Preview >> Print and select current page
c. Click MS Office button >> Print >> Quick Print
d. Both A and B

17. The A4 default paper size of width/height is
a. 8.17”/11.59”      b. 8.27”/11.69”     c. 8.3”/11.79”      d. None of above

18. The formula in cell B5 is =A4+C3. This is copied to the cell D8. What will be the formula in D8?
a. A4+C3      b. C7+E7      c. C4+E3      d. E7+C5

19. Which of the following is correct syntax in Excel?
a. =IF(LogicalText, TrueResult, FalseResult)
b. =IF(LogicalTest, (TrueResult, FalseResult))
c. =IF(LogicalTest, TrueResult)(LogicalTest, FalseResult))
d. =IF(LogicalTest, TrueResult, IF(LogicalTest, FalseResult))

20. Which is an example of a function?
a. Add(A1:A2)      b. =A1+A      c. =Sum(A1:A2)      d. A1+A2

21. To start data on a new line within a cell, enter a line break by pressing
a. Alt+Enter      b. Shift+Enter      c. Ctrl+Enter      d. None of the above

22. A form can be used as a
a. Data entry      b. Switchboard      c. Custom dialog box      d. All of the above

23. ….. is the default field size of auto number
a. Short Integer      b. Long Integer      c. Float      d. Double

24. …. Uniquely identifies each record
a. Primary key      b. key record      c. Unique key      d. Field name

25. Function key …. is used to display the Slides show
a. F4      b. F5      c. F6      d. F7

Section “B”: Subjective

Short Answer                                                                                5 x 10 = 50 marks

  1. What are the different types of topology used for networking? Explain in detail with major characteristics. 10
  2. What is an Operating System? List the features and define the type of Operating System in detail with example
  3. What is the procedure of inserting symbols in an MS-Word document? Write steps for protecting document with password. Explain about mail merge in MS-Word with its steps.   3+3+4=30
  4. Explain the electronic spreadsheet. How can Excel treat the number 7/28 entered in a cell without applying any formats? Describe the organization of an Excel spreadsheet.    3+1+6=10
  5. Define the IT and its advantages. List the objectives of IT Policy of Nepal, 2057.   2+4+4=10



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