Keyboarding Facts

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Keyboarding Facts

This quiz is about beginner keyboarding facts along with posture & formatting.


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  • 1. 
    Which of the following is not a part of proper work area arrangement?
    • A. 

      Clear desk of unnecessary materials.

    • B. 

      Place keyboarding text to the right of your computer monitor.

    • C. 

      Align the computer even with the edge of your desk.

    • D. 

      All of these are part of proper work area arrangement.

  • 2. 
    Fingers Should be____________.
    • A. 

      Pecking all over the keyboard.

    • B. 

      Curved over homerow keys so that you key with the tips.

    • C. 

      Anywhere I choose for them to be!

  • 3. 
    Your wrist should be____________.
    • A. 

      Flat on the keyboard because you get awfully tired typing.

    • B. 

      Low, but not in contact with the keyboard.

    • C. 

      High in the air, so that your finger position stays on homerow at all times.

    • D. 

      Resting softly on the keyboard.

  • 4. 
    Your body should be centered on Which Key on your keyboard?
    • A. 

      F

    • B. 

      K

    • C. 

      J

    • D. 

      S

    • E. 

      D

  • 5. 
    What distance should your body be from your desk? 
    • A. 

      A foot

    • B. 

      Far back enough for me to reach the keys

    • C. 

      A hand's width

    • D. 

      Arms length

  • 6. 
    Your _________ & ___________ should be in the back of the chair.
  • 7. 
    Where should your feet be while typing
    • A. 

      A hand's width apart.

    • B. 

      Flat on the floor with one foot slightly in front of the other for balance

    • C. 

      Crossed, because it's really comfortable.

    • D. 

      Anyway I feel like placing them when I'm typing.

  • 8. 
    How many spaces are after a semicolon?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

  • 9. 
    Most of the material you key is with _______________.
    • A. 

      Index finger

    • B. 

      Middle Finger

    • C. 

      Right Thumb

    • D. 

      Left Thumb

  • 10. 
    _____________ should be resting on the spacebar.
    • A. 

      Wrist

    • B. 

      Palm of the hand

    • C. 

      Thumbs

    • D. 

      Index Finger

  • 11. 
    How many spaces follow a period with an internal abbreviation? 
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      0

  • 12. 
    According to the text, you space _________ time(s) after a period unless a more noticeable break between sentences is desired.
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      5

  • 13. 
    To perform the 1-2-3 Method I:
    • A. 

      Hold down the shift key (Reach out & down).

    • B. 

      Strike the desired key 3 times.

    • C. 

      Strike the key to be capitalized

    • D. 

      Press enter 3 times.

    • E. 

      Release both keys & return to home row keys.

  • 14. 
    Where should your eyes be while you are typing?
    • A. 

      Eyes should go back & forth from your copy to the computer screen so that you can have fewer errors.

    • B. 

      Eyes should be looking down at your fingers so that you see which keys you are pushing.

    • C. 

      Eyes should be looking at the floor to make sure your feet are flat.

    • D. 

      Eyes should remain on your copy so that you do not lose your place

  • 15. 
    True or False.  A standard page of paper is 8 1/2 X 11 inches.
  • 16. 
    Paper printed with short edge at the top is in  what orientation?
    • A. 

      Portrait

    • B. 

      Landscape

    • C. 

      Layout

    • D. 

      Printable

  • 17. 
    Paper printed with a long edge at the top is in what orientation?
    • A. 

      Portrait

    • B. 

      Landscape

    • C. 

      Layout

    • D. 

      Printable

  • 18. 
    The space around your paper where no text is printed is the____________.
    • A. 

      Page layout edge

    • B. 

      Printable edge

    • C. 

      Margin

    • D. 

      Sides

  • 19. 
    Margins should not be set smaller than___________.
    • A. 

      1/2 inch.

    • B. 

      1/5 inch

    • C. 

      1 inch

    • D. 

      1/4 inch

  • 20. 
    True or False.  Each side of your paper has a margin.
  • 21. 
    A return that is made by the typist is called a_______________.
    • A. 

      Entered return

    • B. 

      Spaced return

    • C. 

      Soft return

    • D. 

      Hard return

  • 22. 
    A __________ takes place when there is no more room for text to be placed on the current line.
    • A. 

      Entered return

    • B. 

      Hard return

    • C. 

      Spaced return

    • D. 

      Soft return

  • 23. 
    Please select the correct example of Single Spaced Text:
    • A. 

      This is an example for this quiz.

    • B. 

      This is an example For this quiz.

    • C. 

      This is an example For this quiz.

    • D. 

      This is an example For this quiz.

  • 24. 
    Please select the Correct Example for text that is double spaced.
    • A. 

      This is an example for this quiz.

    • B. 

      This is an example for this quiz.

    • C. 

      This is an example for this quiz.

    • D. 

      This is an example for this quiz.

  • 25. 
    True or False.  Triple space has 3 blank lines left between lines of text.