Junior Office Assistant (Information Technology) Paper 2016 (Part-1)


Direction: Each question from 1 to 3 has two blanks, each blank indicating that something has been omitted. Choose the set of word for each blank which best fits the meaning of the sentence as a whole.

1. They had ………… the venue for the party a month.

(A) Found, soon

(B) Saw, earlier

(C) Selected, earlier

(D) Booked, in advance

2. She is one of the ……………….interior decorators………..the city.

(A) Best, in

(B) Best, of

(C) Better, in

(D) Good, at

3. Please………..sure that you attach the photocopies ……………not the originals.

(A) Be, also

(B) Make, and

(C) Let me, but

(D) So, only

4. Which of the following is not a compound word?

(A) Hard-wired

(B) Run-of-the-mill

(C) Bottleneck

(D) Minestrone

5. A short fall in supply would knock the bottom out of the engineering industry. What does, “Knock the bottom out of” stand for?

(A) Make it baseless

(B) Shake its foundation

(C) Cause it to collapse 

(D) None of these

Direction: (Question Nos. 6 to 10). Fill in the blanks with proper choice.

6. They all stared…………….as the door of the dilapidated house swung open.

(A) With bated breath

(B) With closed eyes

(C) Jokingly

(D) In the same boat

7. The patient …………….before the doctor came.

(A) Died

(B) Had died

(C) Was dying

(D) Dies

8. He sent……………word that he would come soon.

(A) A

(B) An

(C) The 

(D) No article required

9. He would come if you…………..

(A) Wish

(B) Wished

(C) Had wished

(D) Would have wished

10. Every person visiting a doctor happens to……….form a clinical or psychological disorder.

(A) All

(B) Sick

(C) Suffer 

(D) Agonies

11. What word means an extremely strong dislike or fear of someone or something?

(A) Mania

(B) Fobia

(C) Myopia

(D) Allergy

12. What word means a person or thing that appears to be an exact copy of another?

(A) Clone

(B) Clown

(C) Blueprint

(D) Abstract

13. Which of the following is the correctly spelt word?

(A) Ommission

(B) Omission

(C) Omision

(D) Omisson

14. The correct transformation of the sentence “The news is too good to be true”, is:

(A) The news is so good to as to be true.

(B) The news is so good that it is true

(C) The news is so good that it cannot be true.

(D) The news is good enough to be true.

15. What will be the suitable prefix for the opposite of the word ‘trust’?

(A) Un

(B) Anti

(C) Dis

(D) De

16. The correct preposition in completing the sentence, “he hindered me…….doing this”, is :

(A) From

(B) For

(C) By 

(D) Over

Direction: (Question Nos. 17 to 19). Identify the part of speech of the underlined word.

17. I ate some rice.

(A) Adjective

(B) Adverb

(C) Noun

(D) Pronoun

18. We hurt ourselves.

(A) Noun

(B) Pronoun

(C) Adjective

(D) Verb

19. I have heard this before.

(A) Pronoun

(B) Adverb

(C) Noun

(D) Adjective

20. The synonym of ‘ambling’ is:

(A) Playing

(B) Strolling

(C) Wandering aimlessly

(D) Stumbling

21. The synonym of ‘unexploited’ in context of resources is:

(A) Pure

(B) Unanswered

(C) Untapped

(D) Undeveloped

22. The antonym of ‘robust’ is :

(A) Poor

(B) Strong

(C) Loose

(D) Flimsy

23. The antonym of ‘wilted’ is:

(A) Stand

(B) Upright

(C) Tall

(D) Fell

Direction: (Question Nos. 24 and 25). Read the sentences and find out whether there is any grammatical or idiomatic error in it. The error, if any, will be in one part (a, b or c) of the sentence. If there is no error, the answer is (d).

24. The director explained the theme (a)/ and the concept of the (b)/ international folk festival (c).

(A) The director explained the theme

(B) And the concept of the 

(C) International folk festival

(D) No error

25. Residents have been planning the theme (a)/ outside their homes and in lawns (b)/ to add beauty and give their place a grand look(c).

(A) Residents have been planning the theme

(B) Outside their homes and in lawns

(C) To add beauty and give their place a grand look

(D) No error


51. How many KBs (approximately ) are there in 1 GB? 

(A) 1,000



(D) 1,00,000

52. The binary equivalent of decimal 12 is:

(A) 1010

(B) 1011


(D) 1001

53. The ASCII code for ‘a’ is:

(A) 97

(B) 95

(C) 98

(D) 96

54. Decimal equivalent of binary number 110011 is:

(A) 50

(B) 51

(C) 52

(D) 45

55. Which of the following hardware is not present inside a computer?

(A) Hard Disk


(C) Motherboard


56. Select the odd one out:

(A) Scanner

(B) Printer

(C) Keyboard

(D) Mouse

57. Which of these is not an output device of the computer?

(A) Monitor

(B) Plotter

(C) Speaker

(D) Joystick

58. Which of these is not an Open Source Operating System?

(A) Ubuntu

(B) Vista

(C) Red Hat


59. Hyper-threading is related to:

(A) Hard Disk

(B) Operating System

(C) Processor

(D) Application Programs

60. If you get an internet at a speed of 2 Mbps at your home, then what does this speed refer to?

(A) 2 Mega bytes per second

(B) 2 Mega bits per segment

(C) 2 Mega bytes per second

(D) 2 Mega bits per segment

61. Who invented the ‘C’ language?

(A) Niklaus Wirth

(B) Donald Knuth

(C) Seymour Papert

(D) Dennis Ritchie

62. In the Relational Database Model, a Tuple refers to a:

(A) Record

(B) Database

(C) Field

(D) Attribute

63. The terms SCSI and IDE are related to which of the following?



(C) Hard Disk

(D) CPU Fan

64. What does DVD stand for?

(A) Digital Video Disk

(B) Digital Video Drive

(C) Data Video Drive

(D) Digital Versatile Disk

65. In SQL, which command is used to remove a table from the database?





66. In SQL, which is command, is used to add new rows to a table?





67. The clock speed of the processor is measure in:

(A) KB

(B) MB

(C) MHz

(D) Files per second

68. Which of the following converts an assembly language program to the machine language?

(A) Compiler

(B) Loader

(C) Assembler

(D) Linker

69.The root directory of a Linux Operating System is designated by the following symbol:

(A) /

(B) #

(C) $

(D) ?

70. Which of the following is a valid file format of a video file?

(A) .mp3

(B) .doc

(C) .mp4

(D) .jpg

71. A computer program that can copy itself and has a damaging effect like corrupting the system or destroying data is known as:

(A) Parasite

(B) Virus

(C) Epidemic

(D) Bacteria

72. Select the odd one out:

(A) .mp4

(B) .mkv

(C) .avi

(D) .wav

73. During the boot operation, the ………looks for the System files.


(B) CD


(D) Operating System

74. Who founded the Linux Kernel?

(A) Dennis Ritchie

(B) Steve Jobs

(C) Bill Gates

(D) Linus Torvalds

75. Which of the following is not word processing software?

(A) Notepad

(B) Picasa

(C) Wordpad

(D) MS Word

76. Which of the following is not a font style?

(A) Bold

(B) Subscript

(C) Italics

(D) Regular

77. Which process checks if all the essential peripheral devices are attached to the computer and are operational?

(A) P-Check



(D) None of these

78. Landscape is commonly known:

(A) Font style

(B) Page size

(C) Border style

(D) Page Orientation

79. What is the Short Key for Line-Break command in MS word?

(A) Shift + Enter

(B) Ctrl + Enter

(C) Alt + Enter

(D) Enter

80. What is the Short key to Open Find and Replace Dialog Box with activating Replace Tab?

(A) Ctrl+R

(B) Ctrl+H

(C) Ctrl+T

(D) Ctrl+F

81. What are values for the smallest and the largest FONT sizes in the MS Office package?

(A) 8 and 72

(B) 4 and 88

(C) 6 and 144

(D) 8 and 144

82. Which of the following is the valid file extension for an MS Word file?

(A) .mdoc

(B) .docx

(C) .pptx

(D) .xls

83. Which of the following is the valid file extension for an MS Access file?

(A) .doc

(B) .xls

(C) .acc

(D) .mdb

84. What kind of charts can be created in MS Excel?

(A) Line Graphs and Pie Charts only

(B) Bar Charts, Line Graphs and Pie Charts

(C) Line Graphs only

(D) Bar Charts and Line Graphs

85. How is data arranged in an Excel Worksheet?

(A) Line and Spaces

(B) Height and Width

(C) Layers and Planes

(D) Rows and Columns

86. B7:B9 in MS Excel means:

(A) Cells B7 and B9 only

(B) Cells B8 only

(C) All cells from B7 to B9

(D) None of these

87.The First Cell in an MS Excel Worksheet is labeled as:

(A) 1A

(B) A0

(C) A1

(D) AA

88. Which of the following functions is used to display current date and time in MS Excel?

(A) Now()

(B) Time()

(C) Date()

(D) Today()

89. In MS Excel a Workbook is a collection of:

(A) Rows 

(B) Columns

(C) Worksheets

(D) Workspace

90.An MS PowerPoint presentation is a collection of:

(A) Pages

(B) Documents

(C) Sheets


91. An MS PowerPoint slideshow can be stopped by pressing the:

(A) Ctrl

(B) Esc


(D) Alt

92. To get content at the same position on every slide, automatically, it should be inserted on the:

(A) MainFrame Slide

(B) Framework Slide

(C) Slide Animation

(D) Slide Master

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

(A) Title Slide

(B) Main Slide

(C) Master Slide

(D) Forehead Slide

94. Contents of which of the formats can be added to a MS Power Point presentation?

(A) .jpg

(B) .gif


(D) All of these

95. Which Power Point feature allows to quickly create a simple presentation?

(A) Autocontent Wizard

(B) Custom Animation

(C) Chart Wizard

(D) Quick-Do Wizard

96. Spell Checker in MS Power Point can be activated using the following key:

(A) F2

(B) F4

(C) F5

(D) F7

97. The Indian IT Act is also known as:

(A) ITA-2002

(B) ITA-2000

(C) ITA-2005

(D) ITA-1999

98. The illusions or tricks used in movies are known as Special effects and is often abbreviated as:

(A) SE

(B) SF

(C) FE

(D) FX

99. A hard disk is divided into tracks which are further subdivided into:

(A) Sector

(B) Cylinder

(C) Segment

(D) Cluster

100. LAN stands for:

(A) Local Area Network

(B) Labelled Area Network

(C) Land Area Network

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