Keyboard Keys And Commands

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What shortcut command key should I use if I want to close an active window or quit a program?

    • A.

      CTRL + D

    • B.

      ALT + F4

    • C.

      PRESS F4 KEY

    • D.

      D) SHIFT + F4

    Correct Answer
    B. ALT + F4
    Explanation
    The correct answer is ALT + F4. This shortcut command key is commonly used to close an active window or quit a program. By pressing the ALT key and F4 simultaneously, the user can quickly and efficiently close the current window or exit the program they are using. This shortcut is widely recognized and used in various operating systems and software applications.

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  • 2. 

    I was typing my English paper and accidentally deleted part of my work. Which shortcut command can I use to undo the error?

    • A.

      ALT + Z

    • B.

      CTRL + U

    • C.

      CTRL + Z

    • D.

      NONE OF THE ABOVE

    Correct Answer
    C. CTRL + Z
    Explanation
    The correct answer is CTRL + Z. This shortcut command is commonly used to undo the most recent action or mistake made while typing or editing. It allows users to easily revert back to the previous state of their work without having to manually redo or retype the deleted part.

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  • 3. 

    What does the F3 key do?

    • A.

      SEARCH FOR A FILE OR LOCATION.

    • B.

      OPEN A NEW WINDOW.

    • C.

      CLOSE A WINDOW.

    • D.

      OPEN A NEW FILE.

    Correct Answer
    A. SEARCH FOR A FILE OR LOCATION.
    Explanation
    The F3 key is commonly used as a shortcut to search for a file or location. When pressed, it typically opens a search bar or dialog box where users can enter keywords or criteria to find specific files or locations on their computer or within a specific application. This feature is particularly useful when users need to quickly locate a specific file or navigate to a specific folder or directory.

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  • 4. 

    If I want to delete a folder on my desktop permanently! Which shortcut command key should I use?

    • A.

      CTRL + DELETE.

    • B.

      SHIFT + DELETE.

    • C.

      CTRL + ESC.

    • D.

      ALT + ENTER.

    Correct Answer
    B. SHIFT + DELETE.
    Explanation
    The shortcut command key SHIFT + DELETE is used to delete a folder permanently from the desktop. This means that the folder will not be sent to the recycle bin and cannot be recovered. Using this shortcut bypasses the usual step of moving the folder to the recycle bin before permanent deletion.

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  • 5. 

    CTRL+ A is a shortcut command used to:

    • A.

      DELETE ALL SELECTED TEXT.

    • B.

      SELECT PART OF TEXT ON A DOCUMENT.

    • C.

      SELECT ALL TEXT ON A DOCUMENT.

    • D.

      PASTE A COPIED TEXT.

    Correct Answer
    C. SELECT ALL TEXT ON A DOCUMENT.
    Explanation
    The shortcut command CTRL+A is used to select all text on a document. This means that when you press CTRL+A, it will highlight and select all the text in the document, allowing you to perform actions such as copying, cutting, or formatting the entire text at once. It is a useful command when you want to manipulate or work with the entire content of a document.

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  • 6. 

    Shortcut command used to switch between open Windows.

    • A.

      ALT+ O

    • B.

      ALT+ TAB

    • C.

      ALT+ S

    • D.

      I SHOULD HAVE PAID ATTENTION TO MY TEACHER WHEN HE EXPLAINED IT.

    Correct Answer
    B. ALT+ TAB
    Explanation
    ALT+ TAB is the shortcut command used to switch between open Windows. This combination of keys allows the user to quickly toggle between different open applications or windows on their computer. By pressing the ALT key and then tapping the TAB key, the user can cycle through the various windows and select the one they want to switch to. This shortcut is commonly used to improve productivity and efficiency when working with multiple applications simultaneously.

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  • 7. 

    CTRL+ SCAPE will:

    • A.

      QUIT A PROGRAM

    • B.

      DISPLAY THE START MENU

    • C.

      ERASE A FOLDER

    • D.

      DISPLAY THE DESKTOP SCREEN

    Correct Answer
    B. DISPLAY THE START MENU
    Explanation
    Pressing CTRL+SCAPE will display the start menu. This key combination is typically used in Windows operating systems to quickly access the start menu, which allows users to open programs, search for files, access settings, and perform various other tasks.

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  • 8. 

    Which shortcut command displays the shortcut menu for the selected item (same as right click?)

    • A.

      SHIFT + F10

    • B.

      SHIFT + F2

    • C.

      ALT +TAB

    • D.

      CTRL+ P

    Correct Answer
    A. SHIFT + F10
    Explanation
    SHIFT + F10 is the correct answer because it is the shortcut command that displays the shortcut menu for the selected item, similar to right-clicking on the item. This shortcut can be used instead of using the mouse to right-click on an item, providing a quicker and more efficient way to access the shortcut menu options.

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  • 9. 

    Shortcut command that allows me to randomly select items, (folders or files)

    • A.

      CTRL+ A

    • B.

      ALT+ SINGLE MOUSE CLICK

    • C.

      CTRL + SINGLE MOUSE CLICK

    • D.

      THERE IS NO SUCH A THING AS A MOUSE!

    Correct Answer
    C. CTRL + SINGLE MOUSE CLICK
    Explanation
    The correct answer is CTRL + SINGLE MOUSE CLICK. This shortcut allows you to select individual items, such as folders or files, by holding down the CTRL key on your keyboard and clicking on each item with your mouse. This is a useful shortcut when you want to select multiple items that are not adjacent to each other.

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  • 10. 

    Shortcut command that displays the properties of a selected object:

    • A.

      ALT+ ENTER

    • B.

      ALT+ SPACEBAR

    • C.

      PRESS F9 KEY

    • D.

      PRESS F13 KEY

    Correct Answer
    A. ALT+ ENTER
    Explanation
    Pressing ALT+ENTER is a shortcut command that displays the properties of a selected object. This keyboard combination opens the properties window for the selected object, allowing the user to view and modify various attributes and settings associated with that object. This shortcut is commonly used in software applications and operating systems to quickly access and manage object properties without having to navigate through menus or right-clicking on the object.

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  • 11. 

    This key is used as the help key, almost every program will open the help screen when this key is pressed

    • A.

      F2

    • B.

      F3

    • C.

      F1

    • D.

      F5

    Correct Answer
    C. F1
    Explanation
    The F1 key is commonly used as the help key in many programs. When pressed, it opens the help screen, providing assistance and information on how to use the program or navigate through it. This key is often labeled with a question mark or the word "Help" to indicate its function.

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  • 12. 

    In Windows this key is commonly used to rename a highlighted icon or file

    • A.

      F4

    • B.

      F2

    • C.

      F12

    • D.

      F14

    Correct Answer
    B. F2
    Explanation
    In Windows, the F2 key is commonly used to rename a highlighted icon or file. This key allows users to quickly change the name of a file or folder without having to go through additional steps. By pressing F2, the user can select the name of the file or folder and make any necessary edits. This shortcut is convenient and time-saving for users who frequently need to rename files or folders on their computer.

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  • 13. 

    What keyboard key is used for indentation at the beginning of a line to signify a new paragraph On a document.

    • A.

      TAB

    • B.

      ALT

    • C.

      CTRL

    • D.

      My house key

    Correct Answer
    A. TAB
    Explanation
    The TAB key is used for indentation at the beginning of a line to signify a new paragraph on a document. It allows the writer to visually separate paragraphs and make the text more organized and readable. By pressing the TAB key, the cursor moves to a predetermined distance from the left margin, indicating the start of a new paragraph.

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  • 14. 

    What key is used to activate the spelling and grammar check feature?

    • A.

      F8

    • B.

      F7

    • C.

      ALT

    • D.

      F10

    Correct Answer
    B. F7
    Explanation
    The key used to activate the spelling and grammar check feature is F7.

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  • 15. 

    Move the cursor to the Address bar in Internet Explorer or Mozilla Firefox.

    • A.

      F6

    • B.

      F10

    • C.

      ENTER

    • D.

      F12

    Correct Answer
    A. F6
    Explanation
    Pressing the F6 key allows the user to move the cursor to the address bar in Internet Explorer or Mozilla Firefox. This shortcut is commonly used to quickly navigate to a new website or search for something online.

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  • 16. 

    What does F10 key do?

    • A.

      It activates the menu bar of an open application.

    • B.

      It opens the save as window to save a file.

    • C.

      It opens a new file.

    • D.

      It closes an application.

    Correct Answer
    A. It activates the menu bar of an open application.
    Explanation
    The F10 key activates the menu bar of an open application. This means that when you press the F10 key, it brings the focus to the menu bar, allowing you to navigate through the different menus and options available in the application. This can be useful for accessing various features and functions quickly without having to use the mouse or navigate through multiple windows or tabs.

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  • 17. 

    Back slash key looks like this:

    • A.

      /

    • B.

      }

    • C.

      \

    • D.

      >

    Correct Answer
    C. \
    Explanation
    The backslash key is represented by the symbol "\".

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  • 18. 

    The underscore key is a symbol found on the same computer keyboard key as the:

    • A.

      HYPHEN KEY

    • B.

      PLUS KEY

    • C.

      DELETE KEY

    • D.

      MINUS SIGN KEY

    Correct Answer
    A. HYPHEN KEY
    Explanation
    The underscore key is a symbol found on the same computer keyboard key as the hyphen key. The hyphen key is typically located on the top row of the keyboard, usually between the 0 key and the equals key. The underscore symbol is accessed by holding down the shift key and pressing the hyphen key.

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  • 19. 

    Also known as an angle bracket, the less than symbol is found on the same key as:

    • A.

      PERIOD

    • B.

      COMMA

    • C.

      FORWARD SLASH

    • D.

      TILDE

    Correct Answer
    B. COMMA
    Explanation
    The less than symbol, also known as an angle bracket, is found on the same key as the comma.

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  • 20. 

     Prt Scrn key is an abbreviation for:

    • A.

      Control Print

    • B.

      Print Screen

    • C.

      Page Up

    • D.

      Number Lock

    Correct Answer
    B. Print Screen
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Print Screen". The Prt Scrn key on a keyboard is used to capture a screenshot of the current screen and save it to the clipboard. This allows users to easily capture and share information displayed on their screens. The abbreviation "Prt Scrn" stands for "Print Screen" and is commonly used to refer to this key.

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  • 21. 

    Extra credit question. What is the name of the teacher who gave you this quiz?

    • A.

      Mr. Edgar

    • B.

      Mr. Ednars

    • C.

      Mr. Edwards

    • D.

      Mr. Edblars

    Correct Answer
    C. Mr. Edwards
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Mr. Edwards because it is the only option that matches the given name "Mr. Edwards". The other options, Mr. Edgar, Mr. Ednars, and Mr. Edblars, do not match the given name and are therefore incorrect.

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