Civil Service Exam Reviewer Clerical Operations

Clerical Operations or Clerical Reasoning is also covered in the Civil Service Exam in the Philippines especially for the Sub-professional level. As a Career Service Professional, you should know the basic clerical work procedures and office jobs.

If you are familiar with the basic job descriptions and responsibilities of a clerk, you will surely enjoy this part of the exam.

You might be wondering how much of the exam has Clerical Operations questions. It’s not much but some questions in English such as filing up alphabetically, arranging chronological orders and office questions are related to Clerical Operations.

There is no need to tackle more about Clerical Reasoning. The best tip is to familiarize yourself in a real-time clerical workplace and you will surely get the correct answers in this quiz.

Again, the objective of this Online Reviewer is to pass the exam in one take. We don’t want you to have information overload. So relax and answer the following questions.

civil service exam clerical operations sample questions

Civil Service Exam Clerical Operations Questions:

1. Which department of an office is responsible for hiring new personnel?

  1. Office of the President
  2. Accounting Department
  3. Logistic and Supply
  4. Human Resource Department

2. Which computer program should you go if you want to email a company?

  1. Word
  2. Excel
  3. Outlook
  4. Powerpoint

3. This is a telephonic transmission of scanned documents of texts and images to a telephone number connected to a printer.

  1. Photocopying Machine
  2. Fax Machine
  3. Typewriter
  4. Inkjet Printer

4. The chief financial officer is responsible for the financial matters and financial management of a corporation, she is also known as the _______.

  1. Auditor
  2. Treasurer
  3. Chief Executive Officer
  4. Manager

5. Which department of a company is responsible for cash register operations and payment processing?

  1. Cashier
  2. Billing
  3. Accounting
  4. Budget

6. What is the correct filing arrangement for the following names?

1. Angeles, Mario P.
2. Angeles, Maricel P.
3. Angeles, Marissa P.
4. Angeles, Maria P.

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

7. All of the following items are found in the Official Receipt form except _____.

  1. Name and address of the buyer
  2. Signature of the recipient
  3. Quantity of the items paid
  4. Credit Card Number of the customer

8. The method of indexing and filing where names are in alphabetized order.

  1. Numeric
  2. Metric
  3. Geographic
  4. Alphabetic

9. Which is the best way to address a correspondence for the President of the Philippines?

  1. His Excellency Rodrigo Duterte
  2. His Excellency President Rodrigo Duterte
  3. President Rodrigo Duterte
  4. President Digong

10. How do you address the Queen of England when you talk about her?

  1. Her Highness the Queen
  2. Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
  3. Queen Elizabeth II her Highness
  4. Queen Elizabeth II her Majesty

11. Your boss asked you to send her a soft copy of your latest résumé. An example of a soft copy is:

  1. A print out copy usually in a paper
  2. Original copy written in a paper
  3. A copy saved in a computer and sent through email
  4. A copy from a Xerox machine

12. When a company asked you to submit your latest CV, what does CV stand for?

  1. Curriculum Vitum
  2. Curriculum Virtue
  3. Curriculum Vitae
  4. Curriculum Vital

13. It is the section of Accounting Department in a company that records goods and services that it receives and the payments it owes.

  1. Budget
  2. Payroll
  3. Accounts Payable and Receivable
  4. Inventory

14. Which of the following is not a function of Accounting Department in a big corporation?

  1. Prepare Interim Financial Statements
  2. Inventory Management
  3. Bank Reconciliation
  4. Internal and External Auditing

15. He is the highest ranking executive manager in a corporation and he is the top person in command in an organization.

  1. Chief Financial Executive
  2. Chief Executive Officer
  3. Executive Admin. Officer
  4. Chief Executive Assistant

16. Which of the following is not a responsibility of a clerical worker?

  1. Marketing and promotion for customers
  2. Filing and updating purchase orders
  3. Updating and billing buyer’s account
  4. Answering business emails

17. Arrange the proper filing of the following in alphabetical order:

A. Lieutenant Colonel Mark David
B. Atty. Elen Rodriguez
C. Captain Max Aquino
D. Dr. Juan Castro

  1. CDAB
  2. CDBA
  3. BDCA
  4. BCDA

18. Arrange the proper filing of the following in alphabetical order:

A. Sec. Dinky Soliman
B. Sec. Richard Gordon
C. Sec. Voltaire Gazmin
D. Sec. Armin Luistro

  1. DABC
  2. DACB
  3. CBDA
  4. CBAD

19. How much is the present Value-Added-Tax in the Philippines?

  1. 12% of gross profit
  2. 12% of cost of goods sold
  3. 12% of gross sales
  4. 12% of net income

20. This department of the company is responsible for preparing and updating customers’ accounts:

  1. Purchasing section
  2. Cashier section
  3. Billing Section
  4. Releasing section

21. This is a type of document issued by a seller to a buyer relating to a sale transaction and indicating the products, quantities and prices sold to the buyer.

  1. Check voucher
  2. Purchase order
  3. Delivery receipt
  4. Sales invoice

22. Which of the following is not a usual document used in a sales company?

  1. Form 137
  2. Delivery receipt
  3. Sales invoice
  4. Purchase order

23. One of the responsibilities of a clerical job is answering and tending phone calls. Which is the best way to answer a phone call in a company?

  1. Say “Hello,” and wait for the caller to speak.
  2. Run and get a pen and notebook then pick up the phone.
  3. Answer the phone politely and give your department or company name.
  4. Wait for fellow employees to answer the phone.

24. An example of a hard copy document is:

  1. PDF file letter
  2. Company email message
  3. A business letter saved in USB
  4. Business letter in a paper

25. What does a CC means in an email message?

  1. Copy sent
  2. Copy furnished
  3. Copy cat
  4. Client copy

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93 thoughts on “Civil Service Exam Reviewer Clerical Operations”

  1. Hi Ma’am/Sir,

    Thank you for this reviewer, but let me ask about the filing rules in number 17 & 18, correct me if I’m wrong po, The arrangement of filing rules should be the Last name, First name, Middle Name, Suffix & Title.

    Thank you so much po.

  2. Good day, maraming salamat po sa article na ito, ngunit magtatanong lamang po ko about sa filing rules, di po ba ang nasa rules ay surname, first name middle name, suffix (ei. Jr sr), title(ie. Doctor, attorney), ganyan po kasi ung rules na naaral ko, kay may lyqa, sa YouTube, gusto kulng pong itanong kasi naguluhan po ako dun, at gusto ko pong masure kasi gusto ko po talagang pumasa. Marami pong salamat naway makatanggap po ako ng inyong pag tugon.

  3. Helo mam, pwde po ba mkabili ng reviewer nyo po, mgtatake po aq ds march, alam q malaking tulong un lalo na’t 1st taker po AQ, willing po AQ mgbayad..

    Hoping for your immediate response,..
    Thanks n GODbless po

  4. Hi Ms. Fehl,
    Can I use this reviewer for August 2017 examination?
    Same content po ba ung online reviewer sa e-book na binibili?

  5. Hi po! 🙂 This is my first time reading this because I’m searching for a reviewer for the civil service examination. May possibility po ba na magkaroon ako ng copy ng reviewer? 🙂 thanks po

  6. Hello po!

    I already pay 4.99$ for this reviewer. Please update me for additional tips. I will take the exam this coming March 2017.


  7. Ma’am ask ko lang kung tama ba answer sa 17 and 18 sa clerical operation, kasi nagrereview ako ng alphabetizing yung surname and sinusunod hindi yung title or professional designation. Please need ko right answer. Thank you.

  8. Good day!

    Pwede po ba ako makahingi ng sub pro reviewer government employee po ako, first time ko po kasi magexam kaya wala pa ako idea ng exam,

    Thank you po and more power!

  9. Hai po ate. Pahingi naman po complete reviewer nio po kasi Mag-eexam ako dis october. Salamat po. Sana matulongan nio po ako.

  10. may pdf po ba kayo nito? hehe .. Salamt po ah. sana masendan niyo ako sa email ko ng reviewer, hahaha god bless po and Thank you so much!


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