Keyboarding 101 Trivia Quiz: Could You Pass The Test?

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Keyboarding Quizzes & Trivia

Keyboarding refers to a set of skills for operating a keyboard evenly while typing. For mastering the skills and increasing typing speed, it's necessary to understand the computer keyboard layout and its functions. Keyboarding is a skill which can be learned only through practice and following basic rules and format. This Trivia quiz has been designed to test your basic knowledge about keyboarding and importance of safe touch typing. Let's play. All the best!


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  • 1. 
    Why is it important to learn to type efficiently?
    • A. 

      So you will have more time to spend with your friends

    • B. 

      It is a required job skill in majority of occupations.

    • C. 

      It allows you to communicate with friends, teachers and family.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 2. 
    When you are Touch Typing your eyes should not be looking at
    • A. 

      The keyboard.

    • B. 

      The computer screen.

    • C. 

      The text be typed.

    • D. 

      Your friends computer

  • 3. 
    Why is it important to sit properly at the computer? 
    • A. 

      To prevent damage to the equipment

    • B. 

      To prevent injuries to your body

    • C. 

      To enable faster typing speeds

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    Which of these is NOT a key point for sitting safely at the computer?
    • A. 

      Backpacks should be stowed near your feet.

    • B. 

      Arms should be at a 90 degree angle.

    • C. 

      Body should be centered with the H key on the keyboard.

    • D. 

      Feet should be flat on the floor with one slightly in front of the other.

  • 5. 
    While typing wrists should be
    • A. 

      Bent slightly to the left or right depending on what is comfortable.

    • B. 

      Resting on the computer or table so they don't get tired.

    • C. 

      None of the above

    • D. 

      Straight but floating above the keys to access long key strokes.

  • 6. 
     What hand and which finger do you use to type the letter k?
    • A. 

      Right hand, ring finger

    • B. 

      Right hand, middle finger

    • C. 

      Right hand, pointer finger

    • D. 

      Left hand, middle finger

  • 7. 
    When typing, your fingers should always rest in the ________.
    • A. 

      School position

    • B. 

      Home school position

    • C. 

      Hello row position

    • D. 

      Home row position

  • 8. 
    When typing, your wrists should ________.
    • A. 

      Rest on the table

    • B. 

      Remain flat with fingers curved

    • C. 

      Rest on the table with fingers flat

    • D. 

      Always rest on the spacebar

  • 9. 
    Why do the letters F and J have a raised bump on the keys?
    • A. 

      To help typists with poor vision.

    • B. 

      To help typists find their way back to the home row.

    • C. 

      To help typists reach for the other keys.

    • D. 

      There are no bumps on those letters.

  • 10. 
    What is the correct way to use the shift keys when typing a capital letter?
    • A. 

      Use both shift keys at the same time

    • B. 

      Use the Caps Lock instead of the shift key

    • C. 

      Use the shift key on the opposite side of the keyboard

    • D. 

      Use the shift key on the same side of the keyboard