Keyboarding Study Guide Trivia Quiz

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Keyboard Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    What are the home row keys for the right hand?
    • A. 

      Hkl;

    • B. 

      Jki;

    • C. 

      Jhl;

    • D. 

      Jkl;

  • 2. 
    What is the only key on the keyboard that can be hit with more than one finger?
    • A. 

      Return

    • B. 

      Spacebar

    • C. 

      Backspace

  • 3. 
    What are the home row keys for the left hand?
    • A. 

      Asdf

    • B. 

      Sdfg

    • C. 

      Asdh

    • D. 

      Jkl;

  • 4. 
    What key is hit with your left index finger?
    • A. 

      S

    • B. 

      D

    • C. 

      F

    • D. 

      A

  • 5. 
    What finger do you use to type the "L" key?
    • A. 

      Right pinky finger

    • B. 

      Left middle finger

    • C. 

      Right ring finger

    • D. 

      Right middle finger

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is not a home row key?
    • A. 

      D

    • B. 

      H

    • C. 

      L

    • D. 

      S

  • 7. 
    You should use the Thumb finger to hit the letter “B”.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    The top row keys QWERTY are found where on the keyboard
    • A. 

      Inside the lines

    • B. 

      Just below the space bar

    • C. 

      To the left of the home row keys

    • D. 

      Above the home row keys

  • 9. 
    One way to help avoid stress while keying is to maintain the correct keying posture.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    What are the home row keys?
    • A. 

      Asdf gh jkl;

    • B. 

      Asdf jkl;

    • C. 

      Qwerty

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 11. 
    The official name of the keyboard is...
    • A. 

      QWERTY

    • B. 

      Home row keyboard

    • C. 

      Microsoft Keyboard

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 12. 
    This key executes commands with other keys.
    • A. 

      Enter Key

    • B. 

      Esc key

    • C. 

      Alt key

    • D. 

      Shift Key

  • 13. 
    This key capitalizes all letters when it is locked down
    • A. 

      Caps lock key

    • B. 

      Shift key

    • C. 

      Both of the above

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 14. 
    This key makes symbols when used with other keys.
    • A. 

      Alt key

    • B. 

      Shift key

    • C. 

      Esc key

    • D. 

      Tab key

  • 15. 
    Programs and routines that control the functioning of a computer.
    • A. 

      Hardware

    • B. 

      Software

    • C. 

      Desktop

    • D. 

      Hard drive

  • 16. 
    If I want my text to move to the next line automatically, what would I rely on?
    • A. 

      Word wrap

    • B. 

      The enter key

    • C. 

      Esc key

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 17. 
    How would you get the insertion point to move to the left margin?
    • A. 

      It's not possible

    • B. 

      Press the enter key

    • C. 

      Press the esc key

    • D. 

      Press the ctrl key

  • 18. 
    The delete key removes characters to the left of the insertion point
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    The  backspace key deletes characters to the left of the insertion point
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Your fingers should gently curve over the keys while your wrists are in a flat, neutral position.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    Position the monitor at eye level.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    Sit up straight with your feet under your chair.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Keying with the wrong fingers is a good habit.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    You should always rest your arms or wrists on the desk while you are keying.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    Your fingertips should be touching the home keys.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 26. 
    A benefit of correct keying is that you will increase your speed.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 27. 
    Who was the inventor of the typewriter?
    • A. 

      Christopher Columbus

    • B. 

      Christopher Latham Shole

    • C. 

      None of the above

  • 28. 
    When was the first keyboard invented?
    • A. 

      1872

    • B. 

      1864

    • C. 

      1974

    • D. 

      1800