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Computer Keyboarding - Quiz

Students will measure their ability to use the correct fingers when reaching from the home row keys.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    The "asdf" home row keys are struck by the

    • A.

      Left hand

    • B.

      Right hand

    • C.

      Either hand

    Correct Answer
    A. Left hand
    Explanation
    The "asdf" keys are located on the left side of the keyboard, specifically on the home row. These keys are typically struck by the left hand while typing.

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  • 2. 

    The "jkl;" home row keys are struck by the

    • A.

      Left hand

    • B.

      Right hand

    • C.

      Either hand

    Correct Answer
    B. Right hand
    Explanation
    The "jkl;" keys are located on the right side of the keyboard, specifically on the home row. These keys are typically struck by the right hand while typing.

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  • 3. 

    The "t" key is struck by the

    • A.

      Left index finger

    • B.

      Left middle finger

    • C.

      Left ring finger

    • D.

      Left pinky finger

    Correct Answer
    A. Left index finger
    Explanation
    The left index finger is responsible for striking the "t" key on a keyboard. This finger is commonly used for pressing keys located on the left side of the keyboard, including the "t" key. It is positioned next to the left thumb and is one of the most frequently used fingers for typing.

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  • 4. 

    The "c" key is struck by the

    • A.

      Left index finger

    • B.

      Left middle finger

    • C.

      Left ring finger

    • D.

      Left pinky finger

    Correct Answer
    B. Left middle finger
    Explanation
    The left middle finger strikes the "c" key because it is the finger that is positioned directly above the "c" key on the left side of the keyboard. This finger is responsible for pressing down the key and producing the corresponding letter "c" on the screen. The other fingers mentioned (left index finger, left ring finger, and left pinky finger) are not directly aligned with the "c" key and therefore would not be used to strike it.

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  • 5. 

    The "o" key is struck by the

    • A.

      Right index finger

    • B.

      Right middle finger

    • C.

      Right ring finger

    • D.

      Right pinky finger

    Correct Answer
    C. Right ring finger
    Explanation
    The "o" key is struck by the right ring finger. This finger is responsible for pressing the "o" key on a keyboard.

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  • 6. 

    The "g" key is struck by the

    • A.

      Left index finger

    • B.

      Left middle finger

    • C.

      Left ring finger

    • D.

      Left pinky finger

    Correct Answer
    A. Left index finger
    Explanation
    The left index finger is responsible for striking the "g" key on a keyboard. This finger is commonly used to type letters located on the left side of the keyboard, including "g". It is positioned next to the left thumb and is one of the primary fingers used for typing.

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  • 7. 

    The "r" key is struck by the

    • A.

      Left index finger

    • B.

      Left middle finger

    • C.

      Left ring finger

    • D.

      Left pinky finger

    Correct Answer
    A. Left index finger
    Explanation
    The "r" key is struck by the left index finger. This is because the left index finger is responsible for typing letters in the middle row of the keyboard, and "r" is located in the middle row on the left side.

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  • 8. 

    The "b" key is struck by the

    • A.

      Left index finger

    • B.

      Left middle finger

    • C.

      Left ring finger

    • D.

      Left pinky finger

    Correct Answer
    A. Left index finger
    Explanation
    The left index finger strikes the "b" key on a keyboard. This finger is typically used to type letters on the left side of the keyboard, and the "b" key falls under this category.

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  • 9. 

    The "i" key is struck by the

    • A.

      Right index finger

    • B.

      Right middle finger

    • C.

      Right ring finger

    • D.

      Right pinky finger

    Correct Answer
    B. Right middle finger
    Explanation
    The "i" key is struck by the right middle finger. This is because the middle finger is positioned directly above the "i" key on a standard keyboard layout. When touch typing, the right hand is responsible for pressing keys on the right side of the keyboard, and the middle finger is assigned to the "i" key.

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  • 10. 

    The period (.) is struck by the

    • A.

      Right index finger

    • B.

      Right index finger

    • C.

      Right ring finger

    • D.

      Right pinky finger

    Correct Answer
    C. Right ring finger
    Explanation
    The period (.) is struck by the right ring finger. This is because the right ring finger is responsible for typing the keys on the right side of the keyboard, including the period key. The index finger is typically used for the keys on the middle row, while the pinky finger is used for the keys on the outer edges of the keyboard. Therefore, the right ring finger is the most likely finger to strike the period key.

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