Solved Paper Junior Office Assistant (IT) Exam 2021 – Dr. YSP University, Solan

By | October 31, 2021

Series – A

1. The action of killing a king is :

  1. Fratricide
  2. Matricide
  3. Regicide
  4. Genocide

2. Find out the part of speech written in bold: Sit beside

  1. Preposition
  2. Conjunction
  3. Adverb
  4. Adjective

3. Select the pair which has the same relationship – indigent: wealthy

  1. Cultural : civilized
  2. Lrate : vexed
  3. Gawky : dignified
  4. Indigenous : aboriginal

4. Bolt from the blue:

  1. Thundering
  2. A complete surprise
  3. Inform something bad
  4. Unconcerned

5. Arrange the following words in order to complete the sentence: All such students…

  1. in every walk of life
  2. and get recognition
  3. who are diligent and honest
  4. flourish
  1. cdba
  2. abcd
  3. adcb
  4. cabd

6. Synonym of embezzle is :

  1. appropriate
  2. remunerate
  3. bequeath
  4. misappropriate

7. Kalam is known for his wisdom. Wisdom is a/an:

  1. proper noun
  2. abstract noun
  3. common noun
  4. material noun

8. The study on economic evaluation is an eye-opener and attempts to acquaint everyone with the problems of poor nations: Correct the sentence

  1. attempting to acquaint
  2. attempted to acquaint
  3. attempts at acquainting
  4. attempt to acquaint

9. Choose the correct meaning of the idiom given in bold: He just paid him a left-handed compliment:

  1. A well deserved
  2. An honest
  3. An insincere
  4. A flattering

10. Sheena was ……………. by her employees as she often …………. them for not working sincerely.

  1. Disregarded, applauded
  2. Revered, hounded
  3. Scolded, adored
  4. Despised, reprimanded

11. भाषा की सबसे छोटी सार्थक इकाई क्या है

  1. ध्वनि
  2. वर्ण
  3. शब्द
  4. वाक्य

12. निष्कपट का संधि विछेद है

  1. नि+ कपट
  2. निः+कपट
  3. निष् + कपट
  4. निस +कपट

13. ‘मेहनत करो ताकि सफलता आपके कदम चूमे ‘ वाक्य मे ताकि क्या है

  1. सबंध बोधक अव्य
  2. समानिधिकरण समुच्यबोधक
  3. वाधिकार समुच्यबोधक
  4. क्रियाविसेसण अव्य

14. ‘पुत्र को देख माता का चेहरा खिल गया ‘ वाक्य में विधेय है

  1. पुत्र को देखकर
  2. माता का चेहरा खिल उठा
  3. चेहरा खिल उठा पुत्र को
  4. पुत्र

15. वाक्य को तत्काल विषय देकर विचारो को क्रमवद्ध रूप से आयोजित कर प्रभारी रीती से प्रस्तुत करना, कहलाता है ?

  1. साक्षताकर देना
  2. आशुभाषण
  3. सभा – संचालन
  4. परिचर्चा

16. When was MukhyaMantri Gram KaushalYojna Started in HP?

  1. 6 January 2021
  2. 6 January 2020
  3. 21 July 2021
  4. 21 July 2020

17. Select the incorrect statement in respect of Seabuckthorn:

  1. Rich source of vitamins and minerals
  2. This is a shrub which produces edible berries of crimson colour
  3. Commonly known as chharma in HP
  4. Fruit berries are acidic in nature

18. The average elevation of PirPanjal Mountain Range is :

  1. 1400-4100m
  2. 4775-5585m
  3. 4225-4889m
  4. 4636-5565m

19. Which of the following Guler Ruler was named as ‘SherAfgan’ by Shahjahan?

  1. Vikram Singh
  2. Hari Chand
  3. Man Singh
  4. Prithvi Chander

20. Name the first player from HP state who won a medal in National Para Table Tennis?

  1. Nishad Kumar
  2. Piyush Sharma
  3. Varun
  4. Sharad

21. Select the right statement for the introduction of ‘Monk fruit’ in HP.?

  1. CSKHPKV in Palampur
  2. UHF in Kullu
  3. CSIR-IHBT in Kullu
  4. CSIR-IHBT in Mandi

22. By whom in HP, the ‘Veerangana Souvenir’ was released on International Women’s Day celebrated on 8 March 2021?

  1. Chief Minister
  2. Education Minister
  3. Health Minister
  4. Governor

23. Which of the following Mountain Pass connects Himachal with Tibet?

  1. Shingo La
  2. Baralacha La
  3. Shipki La
  4. Zoji La

24. Who wrote the book named ‘Himalayan Pilgrimage’?

  1. Kanchan Sharma
  2. Ram Rahul
  3. Yashpal
  4. BN Dataar

25. In which year National Great Himalayan Park, Kullu was listed under UNESCO World heritage?

  1. 2010
  2. 2011
  3. 2014
  4. 2013

26. Choose the correct statement :

  1. Optical Character Reader and optical Mark Recognition are examples of Input devices.
  2. Optical Character Reader and Optical Mark Recognition are examples of Output devices.
  3. Optical Character Reader is input device whereas Optical Mark Recognition is example of Output device.
  4. Optical Mark Recognition is example of input device whereas Optical Character Reader is output device.

27. Which among the following statements is wrong?

  1. Machine language and Assembly language are examples of High level Language
  2. Machine Language some – times also refers to Object code.
  3. Assembly language uses the Mnemonics to represent instructions.
  4. Java is platform independent language.

28. The data in excel sheet should be in which of the following format to use it in order to create a ‘Mail Merge’’ in Microsoft Word Document.

  1. Table format, without headers on each column only with the necessary information in each column.
  2. Table format, with headers on each column and then the necessary information in each column
  3. Both a and b
  4. None of these

29. Switching the CPU to another process requires:

  1. Saving the state of the new process and loading the saved state for the old process.
  2. Saving the state of the old process and lading the saved state for the new process.
  3. Saving the state of the old process and loading the saved state for the old process.
  4. Saving the state of the new process and loading the saved state for the new process.

30. With respect to the statement ‘MS Word is running on a Windows machine’, which of the following statement is correct?

  1. Application software load before system software
  2. Application software cannot load after System Software
  3. System software load before application Software
  4. System Software load after Application Software

31. ……………………….refers to a reversible step by step process in which a given set of relation is replaced by successive collections of relations that have a progressively simpler and more regular structure.

  1. Normalization
  2. Primary Key
  3. Pattern matching
  4. Table

32. Select the correct option for the Distance Vector Routing?

  1. Only distance vectors are exchanged. ‘next hop’ values are not exchanged. This is because it results in exchanging the large amount of data which consumes more bandwidth.
  2. While preparing a new routing table-A router takes into consideration only the distance vectors it has obtained from its neighboring routers. It does not take into consideration is old routing table.
  3. The algorithm keeps on repeating periodically and never stops. This is to update the shortest path in case any link goes down or topology changes.
  4. All above options are correct.

33. What is the full form of SMTP?

  1. Simplex Mail Transfer Protocol.
  2. Single Mail Transfer Protocol.
  3. Simple mail transfer Protocol.
  4. Simple Mail Transmission Protocol.

34. Consider following C Program:

#include <stdio.h>

Int main (){

Int arr[]={1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,0,1,2,5}, *ip=arr+4;

printf(‘%d/n’,ip [2]);

Return 0;


The number that will be displayed on the execution of the program is ……………….

  1. 5
  2. 6
  3. 3
  4. 4

35. The command in LINUX OS to check the Bad Sectors in your pen drive is:

  1. Fsck-1/dev/sdc 1
  2. Fdisk-1
  3. Fscan/dev/sdc 1
  4. Fix-1 /dev/sdc1

36. Combination of multimedia and hyperlinks is called as :

  1. Hypertext
  2. Media
  3. Multitask
  4. Hyper task

37. The standard protocol of the Internet is :

  1. HTML
  2. Java
  3. TCP/IP
  4. Flash

38. Which escape character can be used to being a new line in C?

  1. /a
  2. /b
  3. m
  4. /n

39. The operator && is a ………………. Operator :

  1. Assignment
  2. Increment
  3. Logical
  4. Rational

40. The text color in a presentation should contrast with the colour if:

  1. Background
  2. Frame
  3. Stack
  4. None of these

41. Select the option which does not represent example of multicast:

  1. Sending a message to a particular group of people on WhatsApp
  2. Video conference or teleconference
  3. Class taken by a faculty using MS team/ google meet app
  4. Transmission of a television Channel

42. Select the correct option fro the given IP address 300. 1.2.3 :

  1. This is not a valid IP address.
  2. First and Last IP Address are reserved.
  3. This is because for any given IP Address, the range of its first octet is always [1,254].
  4. All above options are correct

43. The following statement is false with respect to Hamming Code:

  1. If there is a hamming distance between two codewords then it will require d single-bit errors to convert one into the other.
  2. The parity bit is chosen so that the number of 1 bits in the codeword is even (or odd)
  3. The bits that are powers of 2 (1,2,4,8,16, etc…..) are message bits.
  4. None of these

44. Given a message 1010000 with a generator p9lynomial x3+1, then what should be the transmitted message using this generator polynomial :

  1. 1010000001
  2. 101000011
  3. 1010000100
  4. 1010000101

45. If the bandwidth of the line is 1.5 Mbps, RTT is 45 msec and packet size is 1 KB, then find the link utilization in stop and wait flow control protocol:

  1. 8%
  2. 2%
  3. 3%
  4. 2%

46. The maximum window size for data transmission using the selective repeat protocol with n bit frame sequence number is:

  1. 2n
  2. 2(n-1)
  3. 2n-1
  4. 2(n-2)

47. Select the correct Option:

  1. Flooding is static routing algorithm in which every incoming packet is sent  out on every outgoing line except the one it arrived on.
  2. Static algorithm do not take the current network load into account whereas Distance vector routing algorithms operate by having each router maintain a table (i.e.,a vector) giving the best-known distance to each destination and which line to use to get there.
  3. In flow control routing algorithm, the route is decided based on traffic. i.e. if traffic is heavy in a short path, then it is diverted to low traffic route even if it is longest path to reach the destination node.
  4. All above options are correct.

48. Let an array A is defined as int A[3][5]={1..5,6..10,11..15}, where an integer takes 4 bytes of memory. If  the base address of A is 1000 then the memory location of A [1][4] will be:

  1. 1036
  2. 1032
  3. 1028
  4. 1020

49. What is the value of the postfix expression 6 3 2 4+-*:?

  1. 1
  2. 40
  3. 18
  4. -18

50. A graphics card has on board memory of MB.  Which of the following modes can the card not support ?

  1. 1600x 400 resolution with 256 colors on a 17 inch monitor
  2. 1600x 400 resolution with 16 million colors on a 14 inch monitor
  3. 800x 400 resolution with 16 million colors on a 17 inch monitor
  4. 800x 800 resolution with 256 colors on a 14 inch monitor

51. The short cur to Add multiple rows/Columns above/ below of a row in a Microsoft we Document is :

  1. Select multiple ROWS/ COLUMNS then press right click mouse button are choose option Insert rows above/below
  2. CTRL+1
  3. CTRL+A
  4. CTRL+J

52. The ‘Mail Merge’ Option in Microsoft Word Document is found under which option?

  1. References
  2. View
  3. Review
  4. Mailings

53. The correct option for Primary Key and Unique Key is :

  1. Both are selected from candidate key
  2. The Primary Key can be only one for a table whereas Unique key can be more than one
  3. Both option (A) and (B) are True
  4. Either option (A) is True or (B) is True

54. Find the decimal equivalent of binary number:

  1. 12.437510
  2. 13.437510
  3. 13. 754310
  4. 12.754310

55. In the ‘web.config’ file is used for which of the following?

  1. To store the global information and variable definitions for the application
  2. To configure the web server
  3. Configures the time that the server-side code behind the module is called
  4. To configure the web browser

56. The default web server used in LINUX OS based machines is :

  1. Gunicorn
  2. Apache
  3. IIS
  4. Kestrel

57. A IGHz CPU (Central Processing Unit) can carry how much maximum instructions per second:

  1. 1 billion
  2. 10 billion
  3. 1 million
  4. 10 million

58. The function sprint() works like printf() but operates on:

  1. Data in a file
  2. stderr
  3. stdin
  4. string

59. Which of the following command is used to delete a table from the database?

  1. Delete Audio
  2. Drop
  3. Alter
  4. Truncate

60. The core of the LINUX Operating System is called as :

  1. Kernel
  2. Shell
  3. Application
  4. System Utility

61. Which one of the following is not a part of network topologies?

  1. Bus
  2. Moon
  3. Tree
  4. Star

62. Maintaining and assuring the accuracy and consistency of data is called is:

  1. Data Cleansing
  2. Data Compiling
  3. Data Integrity
  4. Data Manipulation

63. What is the full form of AVI ?

  1. Video Interchange
  2. Audio Video Intercept
  3. Audio Video Intersect
  4. Audio Video Interleave

64. Which of the following shortcut key is used to set 1.5-line spacing in MS Word?

  1. Ctrl+1
  2. Ctrl+2
  3. Ctrl+5
  4. Ctrl+3

65. Which is not a part of unguided media?

  1. Microwave
  2. Satellite
  3. Wi-Fi
  4. Twisted Pair

66. The function that is created from a call to a template function is known as :

  1. generated
  2. inherited
  3. spawned
  4. declassified

67. Which of the following network protocols is used to send e-mail?

  1. STP
  2. SSH
  3. POP3
  4. SMTP

68. Difference computers are connected to LAN by a cable and ……….. :

  1. Modem
  2. Network Interface Card
  3. Special wires
  4. Telephone lines

69. Integer division in a ‘C’ program result in ……………… :

  1. Overflow
  2. Network Interface Card
  3. Special wires
  4. Telephone lines

70.…………….. denotes an error in a computer program :

  1. Bit
  2. Bug
  3. Spam
  4. Byte

71. CLR is NET equivalent of …………… ?

  1. Common type system
  2. Common runtime language
  3. Java Virtual Machine
  4. Common Language Specification

72. A video consists of a sequence of :

  1. Frames
  2. Signal
  3. Packets
  4. Slots

73. ‘IP’ of TCP/IP is :

  1. Connection-oriented protocol
  2. Connectionless protocol
  3. Breaks the data into packets
  4. Verifies the data

74. Select the incorrect option :

  1. Transmitting data from one source host to one destination host is called a Unicast
  2. Transmitting data from one source host to all other hosts residing in the same network is called a limited Broadcast.
  3. Transmitting data from one source host to a particular group of hosts having interest in receiving the data is called multicast.
  4. Multicast is a one-to-one transmission.

75. The cryptography techniques Encryption and Decryption works at which layer of OSI model :

  1. Physical Layer
  2. Network Layer
  3. Data Link Layer
  4. Presentation Layer

76. A physical path is established in all the way from sender to the receiver is known as :

  1. Message Switching
  2. Packet Switching
  3. Circuit Switching
  4. All above are True

77. Select the incorrect option :

  1. Both sender and receiver use a common key to encrypt and decrypt the massage in public key cryptography.
  2. If N people in the world wants to use symmetric key cryptography, then there needs to be N (N-1)/2 secret keys.
  3. In Asymmetric key cryptography the sender and receiver both use different keys to encrypt and decrypt the message.
  4. For n individuals to communicate by Asymmetric key cryptography, number of keys required = 2xn = 2n keys.

78. Consider following pseudo –code of data structure :

Struct node{

Int data;

Struct node *prev, struct node* next


  1. Single Linked List
  2. Doubly Linked List
  3. Circular Linked List
  4. STACK

79. In a stack, if a user tries to remove an element from empty stack it is called as :

  1. Underflow
  2. Empty collection
  3. Overflow
  4. Garbage Collection

80. The relation R (A,B,C,D) with functional dependencies as { A->B, A->C, C->D, C->A} is in following Normal Form (NF) ……………………. :

  1. BCNF
  2. 3NF but not BCNF
  3. Only 2nd NF
  4. 1st NF

81. By default, the ASP .net stores the session ID’s in …………………………. :

  1. Cache
  2. Cookies
  3. Database
  4. Global Variable

82. The LINUX OS command to give read, write, and execute permission to all i.e., user, group, and others is ………… :

  1. chmod 777
  2. chmod 767
  3. chmod 655
  4. chmod a+x

83. Arrays can be initialised provided they are :

  1. Automatic
  2. External
  3. Static
  4. Both B and C

84. Which of the following is not a DBMS Software ?

  1. MS Access
  2. MySQL
  3. Oracle
  4. MS Excel

85. Consider the following four process with arrival times (in milliseconds) and their length of CPU bursts (in milliseconds) as shown below :

            Process P1 P2 P3 P4
Arrival time 0 1 3 4
CPU burst time 3 1 3 Z

These process are running on a single processor using preemptive Shortest Remaining Time First scheduling algorithm.  If the average waiting time of the processes is I  millisecond, then the value of Z is ________.

  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 4

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