PPSC Computer Operator (BS-12) Solved Past Paper 2019

April 17, 2020 2 Comments

PPSC Computer Operator (BS-12) Solved Past Paper 2019

1. A normal CD-ROM can usually store upto data.
(A) 680 GB
(B) 680 KB
(C) 680 Bytes
(D) 680 MB ✓

2. Which of the following is not an operating system?
(A) Oracle
(C) Linux ✓
(D) Windows

3. To create a table of columns and rows for mathematical calculation or statistical representation, which programme is used?
(A) Auto CAD
(B) Excel ✓
(C) Word Pad
(D) Word Perfect

4. Hard copy of document is:
(A) Save copy
(B) Scanned copy
(C) Print out ✓
(D) Display copy

5. Internet is:
(A) Display System
(B) Network of Networks ✓
(C) Scanning Technology
(D) Search Engine

6. is done to protect data and passwords.
(A) Verification
(B) Authentication
(C) Encryption ✓
(D) Authorization

7. WWW stands for
(A) Wrestling & Wildlife Web
(B) World Wrestling Web
(C) World Wildlife Web
(D) Worldwide web ✓

8. Small files that are deposited on user’s hard drive when they visit a website are best described as:
(A) Trackers
(B) Cookies ✓
(C) Profiles
(D) Codes

9. The browsers keep a list of web pages you have visited in the current session.
(A) Trail
(B) Cache ✓
(C) Favorites
(D) History

10. A certificate is a notice that guarantees a user or a website is legitimate.
(A) Digital ✓
(B) Protected
(C) Secure
(D) Assigned

11. Measuring unit of capacity of a hard disk to save data is:
(A) Watt
(B) GB ✓
(C) Newton
(D) Ghz

12. What are three most popular social networking websites today?
(A) Zorpia, Netlog, Habbo
(B) Facebook, Bebo, Blogster
(C) Facebook, Myspace, Twitter ✓
(D) Google, Yahoo, Bing

13. In MS Word, shortcut ‘Shift+Delete’ is used to:
(A) Create a shortcut to selected item
(B) Copy the selected item
(C) Rename the selected item
(D) Delete the selected item permanently without placing the item in recycle bin ✓

14. From which menu, you can insert the Header and Footer?
(A) Insert Menu ✓
(B) View Menu
(C) Tools Menu
(D) Format Menu

15. Which of the following is not a

16. Which is the following is correct form of an email address?
(A) ppsc@punjab.gov.pk ✓
(B) punjab.gov.pk@ppsc
(C) ppsc@http://www.punjab.gov.pk
(D) ppsc punjab.com

17. Whithin a browser, what does a Home do?
(A) Displays the content of your designated start page ✓
(B) Enters your home address into
(C) Takes you to the previously visited
(D Adds your email address to your email message

18 Which of the following is a URL?
(A) www.yahoo.com ✓
(B) Searchainternet.net
(C) internet Explorer
(D) Netscape

19. When you friend someone on a social networking site, what does this allow him to see?
(A) Nothing, the same as everyone else
(B) He can see all of things you put on private so only friends can see
(C) He can see just your picture ✓
(D) A and C

20. Who is the founder of the social media network “Facebook”?
(A) Steve Wozniak
(B) Bill Gates
(C) Steve Jobs
(D) MarkZuckerberg ✓

21. The minimum number of rows and columns in MS Word document is:
(A) 2 and 2
(B) 2 and 1
(C) land 2
(D) 1 and 1 ✓

22. What is the smallest font size
(A) 78
(B) 72 ✓
(C) 75
(D) 68

23. What is the largest font size available in the font size tool on formatting toolbar?
(A) 8 ✓
(B) 10
(C) 11
(D) 12

24. Selecting text means selecting
(A) A word
(B) An entire sentence
(C) Whole document ✓
(D) None of these

25. Which key should be pressed to start a new paragraph in MS Word?
(A) Ctrl + Enter
(B) Enter key ✓
(C.) Shift + Enter
(D) Down cursor key

26. Which of the following is a graphic solution for processor?
(A) Clip Art ✓
(B) Word Art
(C) Drop Cap
(D) None of these

27. The most widely used internet search engine in the world is:
(B) Google ✓
(C) Yahoo
(D) YouTube

28. Any crime that involves a computer and internet is:
(A) Organized Crime
(B) Cyber Crime ✓
(C) Professional Crime
(D) Social Crime

29. The use of computer is attractive because of its:
(A) Accuracy
(B) Reliability
(C) Speed
(D) All of the above ✓

30. A computer mainly consists of electronic:
(A) Parts
(B) Devices ✓
(C) Chips
(D) Circuits

31. Modern computers compared to earlier computers are:
(A) Faster and smaller ✓
(B) Larger and stronger
(C) Slower but more reliable
(D) Faster and larger

32. Find the odd man out.
(A) Coaxial cable
(B) Microwaves ✓
(C) Optical fiber
(D) Twisted pair wire

33. To have your macro available to all new documents you create, store it in:
(A) My Documents
(B) Quick Access
(C) The Normal Template ✓
(D) The Macro Gallery

34. To move to the previous cell in a table inserted in a document, press:
(A) The Tab Key
(B) Alt + Tab
(C) Shift + Tab ✓
(D) Backspace

35. To get step-by-step instructions as you go through the word mail merge process, use:
(A) A template ✓
(B) The mail merge wizard
(C) The mailing table
(D) A macro

36. A _______ is a major database object used to display information in a printable page format.
(A) Form
(B) Query
(C) Report ✓
(D) Table

37. The percentage increase in the area of a rectangle, if each of its sides is increased by 20% is:
(A) 40%
(B) 42%
(C) 44% ✓
(D) 46%

38. When inserting a graphic into a worksheet, you could go to cell A1 by pressing:

39. To be compatible with previous versions of Microsoft Word, a Word 2013 document should be saved with this extension:
(A) .docx
(B) .doc ✓
(C) .txt
(D) .rft

40. Which option displays fill color in alternate rows in an Excel Table?
(A) Banded Rows ✓
(B) First Row
(C) Last Row
(D) Filled Rows

41. What function displays row data in a column or column data in a row?
(A) Hyperlink
(B) Index
(C) Transpose ✓
(D) Rows

42. When typing character search criteria, Excel matches fields based on: *
(A) Alphabetical order ✓
(B) Capitalization
(C) Spelling
(D) Primary records

43. What Do-while is an _____ loop.
(A) Entry control
(B) Exit control ✓
(C) Entry enrolled
(D) None of these

44. What should follow the sheet name in a 3-D formula?
(A) Colon
(B) Parentheses
(C) Period
(D) Exclamation point ✓

45. Excel would evaluate the formula, =2010 ✓58, and return this answer.
(A) 5
(B) 6.25
(C) 320 ✓
(D) 232

46. What do you see if you hover the mouse over a chart object?
(A) Key Tip
(B) Screen Tip ✓
(C) Chart Tip
(D) Chart Key

47. There are two different ways to insert content from one application into another-embedding and:
(A) Importing
(B) Integrating
(C) Linking ✓
(D) Bookmarking

48. What term describes a feature that gives Excel enhanced capability?
(A) Trend lining
(B) Enhancement bit
(C) Thumbnail
(D) Add-in ✓

49. A cube has a volume of 8 cubic meters. If each side is doubled in length, what will its new volume be in cubic meters?
(A) 16
(B) 32
(G) 48
(D) 64 ✓

50. The best tool to use to create a hierarchical flow chart in Word is:
(A) Word Art
(B) Shapes
(C) Smart Art ✓
(D) Tables

51. The first Nuclear Power Plant in Pakistan was established at
(A) Karachi ✓
(B) Mianwali
(C) Peshawar
(D) Islamabad

52. Gomal2 University is in:
(A) Quetta
(B) D.G. Khan
(C) Peshawar
(D) Dera Ismail Khan ✓

53. Diamer Bhasha Dam3 is being constructed in:
(A) Balochistan
(B) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
(C) Gilgit-Baltistan ✓
(D) Sindh

54. Earth’s axis at present is titled by:
(A) 23.5 degree ✓
(B) 25 degree
(C) 21 degree
(D) 21.5 degree

55. The 10th BRICS4 Summit-2018, meeting was held in South Africa, which countries comprise the BRICS group?
(A) Belgium, Russia, India, Canada, Spain
(B) Bangladesh, Russia, India, China, Sri Lanka
(C) Brazil, Russia, India, China, Scandinavia
(D) Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa ✓

56. Who is called the ‘Father of Computers’?
(A) Charles Babbage ✓
(B) Thomas Kurtz
(C) Konrad zuse
(D) Bill Gates

57. Last Annual Summit of Shanghai Cooperation Organization was held during June 2017, at the location of
(A) Tashkent, Uzbekistan
(B) Dushanbe, Tajikistan
(C) Astana, Kazakhstan ✓
(D) Beijing, China

58. The car front is slowing down.
(A) In ✓
(B) On
(C) About
(D) Of

59. ‘Nippon’ is stock exchange market of:
(A) Tokyo ✓
(B) London
(C) New York
(D) None of these

60. Which UN agency deals with matters relating to children?

61. Who had coined the phrase Survival of the fittest.
(A) Charles Darwin ✓
(B) Herbert Spencer
(C) Alfred Wallace
(D) Erasmus Darwin

62. Which of the following was constructed by Emperor Shahjahan?
(A) Shalimar Garden ✓
(B) Badshahi Mosque
(C) Both (A) and (B)
(D) None of these

63. Which of the following is not a main organ of the United Nations?
(A) ILO ✓
(B) Security Council
(C) General Assembly
(D) International Court of Justice

64. Presidency of the UN Security Council rotates among the member states of the council:
(A) Every 6 months
(B) Every 3 months
(C) Every year
(D) Every month ✓

65. Which of the following is not related to disarmament?
(D) NATO ✓

66. When a gas turns into a liquid, the process is called:
(A) Condensation ✓
(B) Evaporation
(C) Deposition
(D) Sublimation

67. Yeast used in making of bread is a:
(A) Fungus
(B) Plant
(C) Bacteria ✓
(D) Seed

68. The disease Diphtheria affects the _______ in the human body.
(A) Kidneys
(B) Intestines
(C) Throat ✓
(D) Joints

69. LED technology is energy efficient. What does LED stand for?
(A) Low Energy Data
(B) Low Energy Diode
(C) Light Emitting Diode ✓
(D) None of these

70. What was the code name given to United States Navy SEALS operation leading to elimination of Osama bin Ladin in Abbottabad?
(A) Lion Heart
(B) Neptune Spear ✓
(C) Geronimo
(D) Shockwave

71. If Asif is standing in a queue in such a way that he is sixth in the queue from either side, then how many people are there in the queue?
(A) 11 ✓
(B) 9
(C) 12
(D) 14

72. Which of the following is equal to (38 x 39)10?.
(A) 3720
(B) 3170 ✓
(C) 327
(D) 390

73. The greatest number which exactly divides 1155 and 735 is:
(A) 25
(B) 5
(C) 15
(D) 105 ✓

74. Imran made a profit of 20 percent in the first year. Next year, he had a loss of 25 percent on the capital he had at the beginning of second year. What was his overall loss?
(A) No loss
(B) 12 percent
(C) 10 percent
(D) 5 percent ✓

75. Concrete consists of cement, sand and screenings in the ratio of 1 : 5 : 4, what is the percentage of the sand mixed?
(A) 10%
(B) 40%
(C) 50% ✓
(D) 60%

Choose the Synonyms:
76. Preposterous
(A) Ceremonious
(B) Ridiculous ✓
(C) Judicious
(D) Formal

77. Grand5
(A) Aristocratic
(B) Noble
(C) Great
(D) Splendid ✓

Choose the Antonyms:
78. Flagitious
(A) vapid
(B) Innocent ✓
(C) Frivolous
(D) Ignorant

79. Ostentatious
(A) Ignorant
(B) Unpretentious ✓
(C) Awkward
(D) Bankrupt

Fill in the Blanks:
80. l am intent ______
(A) for winning
(B) of winning
(C) on winning ✓
(D) to win

81. If I _____ worked hard, I would have succeeded.
(A) have
(B) had ✓
(C) should have
(D) Would have

82. The new law came into ____ last month.
(A) itself
(B) affect
(C) action
(D) effect ✓

Choose Correct Meaning of the Idioms:
83. To call a spade a spade
(A) To speak in plain terms ✓
(B) To avoid the main topic
(C) To make a noise
(D) Try to meet expectations

84. To bury the hatchet:
(A) To burn something important
(B) To make peace ✓
(C) To make a foolish choice
(D) To start war

Choose the Correct Preposition
85. He is jealous ____________ my fame.
(A) on
(B) of ✓
(C) over
(D) from

86. She is repenting ___________ her past.
(A) with
(B) for ✓
(C) on
(D) of

87. My brother is good ____________ Mathematics.
(A) at ✓
(B) of
(C) over
(D) for

88. Sargodha is famous ____________ producing best quality oranges.
(A) with.
(B) about
(C) on
(D) for ✓

89. Do ____________Rome as the Romans do.
(A) at
(B) of
(C) Within
(D) in ✓

90. The old man is blind ____________one eye.
(A) with
(B) in
(C) of ✓
(D) from

90. Which year is called the year of sorrow (Aam-ul-Huzn)?
(A) 7th Nabvi
(B) 8th Nabvi
(C) 9th Nabvi
(D) 10th Nabvi ✓

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