Sample Questions on the Office Skills Test – (Filling-201)

The following questions are similar to those on the Office Skills Test - (Filling-201). The correct answers are at the bottom of this page.

Type I – Arranging names in alphabetical order

Arrange the names in alphabetical order. Select the correct order from among the five alternatives listed to the right of the items to be filed.

Question 1

  1. Layman, Kenneth
  2. Lavoie, Rachelle
  3. Laviolette, Pierre
  4. Lawson, Virginia
  5. Lavigne, Margaret
  1. 2, 5, 1, 3, 4
  2. 5, 3, 2, 4, 1
  3. 2, 3, 5, 4, 1
  4. 5, 2, 4, 3, 1
  5. 2, 3, 5, 1, 4

Question 2

  1. Gibbons, Michael
  2. Gibons, Arlene
  3. Gibbard, Rhonda
  4. Gibbens, Peter
  5. Giardina, Ioannis
  1. 3, 4, 1, 5, 2
  2. 5, 3, 4, 1, 2
  3. 5, 4, 1, 2, 3
  4. 3, 1, 4, 2, 5
  5. 2, 1, 3, 5, 4

Type II – Arranging numbers in ascending order from lowest to highest

Question 3

  1. 24981
  2. 24736
  3. 26483
  4. 24965
  5. 26473
  1. 4, 2, 3, 5, 1
  2. 2, 4, 5, 1, 3
  3. 4, 5, 2, 3, 1
  4. 2, 4, 1, 5, 3
  5. 2, 5, 3, 4, 1

Question 4

  1. 19199
  2. 91909
  3. 19999
  4. 19990
  5. 91191
  1. 2, 5, 1, 4, 3
  2. 1, 4, 3, 5, 2
  3. 4, 3, 1, 5, 2
  4. 1, 4, 5, 2, 3
  5. 4, 3, 1, 2, 5

Type III – Arranging dates in chronological order from earliest to most recent

Question 5

  1. June 5, 1999
  2. December 20, 1998
  3. October 15, 1997
  4. January 12, 1998
  5. September 4, 1999
  1. 3, 4, 2, 5, 1
  2. 4, 1, 5, 3, 2
  3. 3, 4, 2, 1, 5
  4. 4, 3, 2, 1, 5
  5. 3, 2, 4, 1, 5

Question 6

  1. March 6, 1998
  2. April 4, 1998
  3. February 14, 1998
  4. April 16, 1998
  5. February 2, 1999
  1. 1, 5, 4, 2, 3
  2. 3, 1, 4, 5, 2
  3. 3, 1, 2, 4, 5
  4. 3, 5, 2, 4, 1
  5. 1, 2, 4, 5, 3

Answers

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

NOTE: Performance is not affected by whether or not a candidate takes the Practice Test in preparation for the Office Skills Test.

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