Can You Pass This Basic Keyboarding Quiz?

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This quiz has been created to check your speed and accuracy while using the keyboard. There are several alphabets, numbers and characters which is listed on a keyboard while typing. You have to identify the right finger and numbers which is used in a keyboard. So, let's try out the quiz. All the best!

• 1.

Which home key finger number do you press the 8 key with?

• A.

1

• B.

2

• C.

3

• D.

4

• E.

None are correct

E. None are correct
Explanation
The question asks which home key finger number is used to press the 8 key. However, the correct answer is "None are correct" because the 8 key is not typically associated with any specific home key finger number. The home row keys on a standard keyboard are used for the letters and some common punctuation marks, while the number keys are usually pressed with different fingers. Therefore, none of the options provided are correct.

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• 2.

Which home key finger number do you press the 7 key with?

• A.

4

• B.

5

• C.

6

• D.

1

• E.

None are correct

A. 4
Explanation
The correct answer is 4 because when typing on a standard QWERTY keyboard, the 7 key is located on the top row, and the finger that is typically used to press keys on the top row is the index finger of the right hand. The index finger is associated with the number 4 on the home row.

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• 3.

Which home key finger number do you press the 3 key with?

• A.

7

• B.

8

• C.

9

• D.

6

• E.

None are correct

D. 6
Explanation
The correct answer is 6 because when typing on a standard QWERTY keyboard, the 3 key is typically pressed with the right index finger, which rests on the 6 key.

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• 4.

Which home key finger number do you press the 2 key with?

• A.

1

• B.

4

• C.

5

• D.

6

• E.

None are correct

C. 5
Explanation
The correct answer is 5 because when typing on a standard QWERTY keyboard, the 2 key is located in the middle row, and the finger that is responsible for pressing the keys in that row is the index finger of the right hand. Therefore, the 2 key is pressed with the home key finger number 5.

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• 5.

The space bar is struck by the

• A.

Left thumb

• B.

right thumb

• C.

Left pinky finger

• D.

right pinky finger

B.  right thumb
Explanation
The space bar on a keyboard is typically struck by the right thumb. This is because the space bar is located in the middle of the keyboard, making it easily accessible for the right hand. The right thumb is the most natural and convenient finger to use for pressing the space bar while typing.

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• 6.

The “o” key is struck by the

• A.

Right index finger

• B.

Right middle finger.

• C.

Right ring finger

• D.

Right pinky finger

C. Right ring finger
Explanation
The correct answer is right ring finger because it is the finger that typically strikes the "o" key on a keyboard. The index finger is responsible for striking the keys on the left side of the keyboard, the middle finger for the keys above and below the home row, and the pinky finger for the keys on the right side. Therefore, the right ring finger is the most likely finger to strike the "o" key.

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• 7.

The “h” key and "n" key are struck by the

• A.

Right index finger

• B.

Right middle finger.

• C.

right ring finger

• D.

Right pinky finger

A. Right index finger
Explanation
The correct answer is the right index finger because it is stated in the question that the "h" key and "n" key are struck by the right index finger.

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• 8.

To type in all capital letters, press ________.

• A.

Backspace

• B.

Delete

• C.

Caps Lock

• D.

Page Up

C. Caps Lock
Explanation
Pressing the Caps Lock key allows the user to type in all capital letters without having to hold down the Shift key. This key toggles the capitalization mode on and off, so when it is pressed, all subsequent letters will be typed in uppercase until the key is pressed again to disable it. The Backspace key is used to delete the character to the left of the cursor, the Delete key is used to delete the character to the right of the cursor, and the Page Up key is used to scroll up one page in a document or webpage.

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• 9.

Use the Enter key to complete a command or to ________.

• A.

Move down to the next line

• B.

Escape out of a program

• C.

• D.

Delete

A. Move down to the next line
Explanation
Pressing the Enter key is used to move down to the next line in a document or text field. It creates a line break and starts a new paragraph or line of text. This is a common function in word processing programs, text editors, and online forms where the user needs to input multiple lines of text.

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• 10.

To delete a character that is to the left of the cursor, press ________.

• A.

Backspace

• B.

Delete

• C.

Caps Lock

• D.

Shift

A. Backspace
Explanation
To delete a character that is to the left of the cursor, the correct key to press is the Backspace key. This key is commonly found on computer keyboards and is used to remove characters or text that are located before the cursor position.

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