The Pennsylvania Advanced Clerical & Secretarial Civil Service Exam contain the following 9 exam sections. Read below to learn more about each section.
Office Procedures and Practices: These questions assess your ability to handle situations you may encounter on your work, as well as knowledge of efficient and effective methods used to accomplish office tasks, and of making procedural decisions and recommendations which contribute to a well-managed office.
Spelling: Tests your ability to spell words correctly.
Punctuation and Capitalization: Tests your knowledge of English grammar, vocabulary, and ability to spell words correctly.
Grammar: Assess your ability to correct common grammatical mistakes.
Proofreading: These questions test for the ability to prepare reports and other official documents on work settings. Questions that require you to properly structure sentences and paragraphs in order to clearly express yourself in writing.
Arithmetic Computation: Perform basic arithmetic functions quickly and accurately.
Often contains math word problems in which you will need to figure out and implement the correct method to solve a math problem presented in the form of a story.
Office Management and Planning: These questions assess your ability to manage the operations of an office and those who perform office activities in an efficient way. In addition, you'll have to demonstrate your knowledge of the principles and practices of planning and organizing.
Data Processing: These questions test your ability to understand and analyze data presented in tabular form.
Supervision: These questions assess your knowledge, behavioral tendencies, and attitudes towards supervisory practices which includes: planning, organizing, and supervising a team of workers.
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