Quiz: How To Use Your Keyboard Effectively?

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Quiz: How To Use Your Keyboard Effectively?

Why take this quiz? Because you need to know how to use your keyboard. Will the caps lock button keep you from holding the shift button? Do you know what being anchored means in keyboard language? How well do you know your keyboard etiquette? Would you like to discover how to speak keyboard language? Take this fun test to determine what you know about your keyboard.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Why is it important to keep your wrists off the edge of the table when you are typing?
    • A. 

      It makes you lose your place.

    • B. 

      It leads to mistakes if you don’t.

    • C. 

      It keeps you from locating the raised bumps.

    • D. 

      It is not necessary for you to have your wrists up.

  • 2. 
     What helps you build accuracy on the keyboard?
    • A. 

      Confidence in where each key is positioned.

    • B. 

      A push for speed.

    • C. 

      Quiet surroundings.

    • D. 

      An expert knowledge of the copy being keyed.

  • 3. 
    How do you know which shift button to hold down when you are capitalizing a letter? 
    • A. 

      Caps lock button will keep you from ever having to hold the shift button.

    • B. 

      Always reach with the same hand.

    • C. 

      Use the shift located on the opposite side of the keyboard from the hand of the letter you are typing.

    • D. 

      Use the shift located on the opposite side from the one you use to press backspace.

  • 4. 
    What does staying anchored mean?
    • A. 

      Stay on the home keys at all times.

    • B. 

      Hover above the home keys when you have a lot of reaches to do.

    • C. 

      Stay resting on at least one home key when you’re typing a reach.

    • D. 

      Reach up to the left and down to the right.

  • 5. 
    How should the keys be pressed when you are typing? 
    • A. 

      As hard as possible without smashing them.

    • B. 

      Slowly, with a lot of care.

    • C. 

      Not too quickly, but not too slowly.

    • D. 

      Lightly and quickly.

  • 6. 
    What is word wrap?
    • A. 

      The automatic numbering of each line so they line up evenly on the left margin.

    • B. 

      Pressing enter to move down a line.

    • C. 

      Moving words to increase the margins of your page.

    • D. 

      Automatically moving text from the end of one line to the beginning of the next line.

  • 7. 
     What is the direction of your reach for most all the keys when reaching up from the home keys?
    • A. 

      You will reach directly above the anchor key.

    • B. 

      You will reach a little to the right.

    • C. 

      You will reach a little to the left.

    • D. 

      None of the above.

  • 8. 
    Describe the menu bar in Microsoft Word. 
    • A. 

      The commands at the top of the screen that drop down from written words, like File, Edit, and View.

    • B. 

      The commands at the bottom of the screen that instantly activate a menu when you click them.

    • C. 

      The commands at the top of the screen that look like icons, for instance a picture of a disk or a picture of a printer.

    • D. 

      The commands at the top of the screen that allow you to move the margins around with your mouse.

  • 9. 
    Describe the tool bar in Microsoft Word?   
    • A. 

      The commands at the top of the screen that drop down from written words, like File, Edit, and View.

    • B. 

      The commands at the bottom of the screen that instantly activate menus when you click them.

    • C. 

      The commands at the top of the screen that look like icons, for instance a picture of a disk or a picture of a printer.

    • D. 

      The commands at the top of the screen that allow you to move the margins around with your mouse.

  • 10. 
    What is the anchor key for the letter X?   
    • A. 

      A – the pinky of the left hand.

    • B. 

      F – the index finger of the left hand.

    • C. 

      S – the ring finger of the left hand.

    • D. 

      L – the ring finger of the right hand.