# Basic Keyboarding Skills Test! Trivia Quiz

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Below is a Basic Keyboarding Skills Test! The keyboard is one of the ways that computer users use when it comes to inputting data, and some people type whole slow others are super-fast. Do you know how to use all the keys in a keyboard and make data input fast and accurately as possible? Take the quiz and test your skills.

• 1.

### Which fingers strike the Y?

• A.

Index finger, right hand

• B.

Ring finger, right hand

• C.

Index finger, left hand

• D.

Ring finger, left hand

A. Index finger, right hand
Explanation
The index finger of the right hand is the finger that strikes the Y.

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• 2.

### Which finger strikes the C?

• A.

Ring finger, left hand

• B.

Index finger, left hand

• C.

Middle finger, left hand

• D.

Pinky finger, left hand

C. Middle finger, left hand
Explanation
The middle finger of the left hand strikes the C key on a keyboard or piano.

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• 3.

### Which finger strikes the I?

• A.

Ring finger, right hand

• B.

Index finger, right hand

• C.

Middle finger, right hand

C. Middle finger, right hand
Explanation
The middle finger of the right hand strikes the letter "I" on a keyboard. This is because the middle finger is positioned in the middle row of keys on a standard QWERTY keyboard, and the "I" key is located in the middle row as well. The middle finger is responsible for pressing the "I" key when typing with the right hand.

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• 4.

### Which finger strikes the H?

• A.

Ring finger, right hand

• B.

Index finger, right hand

• C.

Middle finger, right hand

B. Index finger, right hand
Explanation
The index finger, which is located on the right hand, strikes the H.

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• 5.

### Which finger strikes the Z?

• A.

Pinky finger, left hand

• B.

Ring finger, left hand

• C.

Pinky finger, right hand

A. Pinky finger, left hand
Explanation
The pinky finger of the left hand is the finger that strikes the Z key on a keyboard.

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• 6.

### Which finger strikes the V?

• A.

Middle finger, left hand

• B.

Ring finger, left hand

• C.

Pinky finger, left hand

• D.

Index finger, left hand

D. Index finger, left hand
Explanation
The index finger on the left hand is the finger that strikes the V.

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• 7.

### Which finger strikes the R?

• A.

Middle finger, left hand

• B.

Ring finger, left hand

• C.

Index finger, left hand

C. Index finger, left hand
Explanation
The index finger, located on the left hand, strikes the letter "R".

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• 8.

### Which finger strikes the W?

• A.

Middle finger, left hand

• B.

Ring finger, left hand

B. Ring finger, left hand
Explanation
The correct answer is the ring finger, left hand. This is because on a standard QWERTY keyboard layout, the letter W is located on the left-hand side, and the ring finger is responsible for striking the keys in that area. The middle finger is typically used for keys such as E, D, and C.

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• 9.

### Which fingers strike the U?

• A.

Middle finger, left hand

• B.

Index finger, right hand

• C.

Middle finger, left hand

• D.

Index finger, left hand

B. Index finger, right hand
Explanation
The correct answer is index finger, right hand. This is because when typing on a standard keyboard, the U key is typically struck by the index finger of the right hand.

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• 10.

### Which finger stikes the E?

• A.

Middle finger, left hand

• B.

Ring finger, left hand

• C.

Index finger, left hand

A. Middle finger, left hand
Explanation
The middle finger of the left hand strikes the E key on a keyboard. This is a common typing position for touch typists, where each finger is assigned to a specific set of keys. In this case, the middle finger of the left hand is responsible for pressing the E key.

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• 11.

### Which finger strikes the G?

• A.

Index finger, left hand

• B.

Middle finger, left hand

• C.

Index finger, right hand

A. Index finger, left hand
Explanation
The index finger of the left hand strikes the G key.

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• 12.

### Which finger strikes the B?

• A.

Index finger, right hand

• B.

Index finger, left hand

B. Index finger, left hand
Explanation
The index finger of the left hand strikes the B key on a keyboard.

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• 13.

### Use the _________ thumb to strike the space bar.

• A.

Right

• B.

Left

• C.

Either

C. Either
Explanation
The word "either" suggests that both the right thumb and the left thumb can be used to strike the space bar.

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• 14.

### When keying paragraphs, your hands should be on the Home Row Keys.

• A.

True

• B.

False

A. True
Explanation
When keying paragraphs, your hands should be on the Home Row Keys. This is because the Home Row Keys are the base position for your fingers on a keyboard. By keeping your hands on the Home Row Keys, you can easily reach all the other keys without having to look down at the keyboard. This helps to increase typing speed and accuracy. Therefore, it is true that when keying paragraphs, your hands should be on the Home Row Keys.

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• 15.

### Which finger strikes the Q?

• A.

Index finger, right hand

• B.

Ring finger, lefthand

• C.

Pinky finger, left hand

• D.

Middle finger, right hand

C. Pinky finger, left hand
Explanation
The pinky finger on the left hand strikes the Q.

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• 16.

### Which finger strikes the M?

• A.

Ring finger, right hand

• B.

Index finger, right hand

• C.

Middle finger, right hand

B. Index finger, right hand
Explanation
The index finger on the right hand strikes the M.

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• 17.

### Which finger strikes the X?

• A.

Pinky finger, left hand

• B.

Ring finger, left hand

• C.

Pinky finger, right hand

B. Ring finger, left hand
Explanation
The ring finger on the left hand strikes the X.

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• 18.

### Which finger strikes the O?

• A.

Index finger, right hand

• B.

Ring finger, right hand

• C.

Middle finger, right hand

B. Ring finger, right hand
Explanation
The ring finger of the right hand strikes the O. This is because when typing on a standard QWERTY keyboard, the fingers are placed on the home row, with the left hand on the letters ASDF and the right hand on the letters JKL;. The ring finger of the right hand is positioned on the letter L, which is located right next to the letter O. Therefore, when typing, the ring finger of the right hand is responsible for striking the O key.

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• 19.

### Which finger strikes the T?

• A.

Middle finger, right hand

• B.

Index finger, left hand

• C.

Index finger, right hand

• D.

Middle finger, left hand

B. Index finger, left hand
Explanation
The T key on a keyboard is typically struck with the index finger of the left hand. This is because the left hand is responsible for typing the keys on the left side of the keyboard, including the T key. The index finger is the most commonly used finger for striking keys, and it is positioned naturally over the T key when typing with proper hand placement.

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• 20.

### Which finger strikes the N?

• A.

Middle finger, left hand

• B.

Middle finger, right hand

• C.

Index finger, right hand

• D.

Index finger, left hand

C. Index finger, right hand
Explanation
The correct answer is index finger, right hand. When typing on a keyboard, the index finger of the right hand is responsible for striking the N key.

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