1st Quarter Shortcuts Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Cmd + A

    • A.

      Select all

    • B.

      Deselect all

    • C.

      Open the applications folder

    • D.

      Always selected

    Correct Answer
    A. Select all
    Explanation
    Pressing the cmd + A keyboard shortcut is used to select all items or text in a document or folder. This action highlights and selects everything present, making it easier to perform actions such as copying, deleting, or formatting. It is a commonly used shortcut in various applications and operating systems.

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  • 2. 

    Cmd + option + A

    • A.

      Select all

    • B.

      Deselect all

    • C.

      Open the applications folder

    • D.

      Always selected

    Correct Answer
    B. Deselect all
    Explanation
    Pressing cmd + option + A on a Mac keyboard will deselect all currently selected items. This keyboard shortcut is commonly used in various applications and operating systems to quickly remove any selections made, allowing the user to start fresh or make new selections. It is a convenient way to clear any previous selections without having to manually click on each item to deselect them individually.

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  • 3. 

    Cmd + shift + A

    • A.

      Select all

    • B.

      Deselect all

    • C.

      Open the applications folder

    • D.

      Alternate selection

    Correct Answer
    C. Open the applications folder
    Explanation
    Pressing cmd + shift + A on a Mac keyboard opens the applications folder. This keyboard shortcut provides a quick way to access the applications folder without having to navigate through the Finder or using the mouse. It is a convenient way to quickly launch or locate applications installed on the computer.

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  • 4. 

    Cmd + C

    • A.

      Cut

    • B.

      Copy

    • C.

      Command

    • D.

      Clear

    Correct Answer
    B. Copy
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "copy" because the keyboard shortcut "cmd + C" is commonly used to copy selected text or files. This shortcut is widely recognized and used in various operating systems and applications to duplicate content.

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  • 5. 

    Cmd + D

    • A.

      Delete forever

    • B.

      Desaturate

    • C.

      Duplicate

    • D.

      Demand

    Correct Answer
    C. Duplicate
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Duplicate" because pressing cmd + D on a computer keyboard is a shortcut command that duplicates the selected item or element. This means that the item or element will be copied and a duplicate version will be created.

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  • 6. 

    Cmd + E

    • A.

      Eject

    • B.

      Dupicate

    • C.

      Get Summary Info

    • D.

      Find

    Correct Answer
    A. Eject
    Explanation
    Pressing cmd + E is the keyboard shortcut to eject a disk or removable media from a computer. This action is commonly used to safely remove USB drives, CDs, DVDs, or other external storage devices from the computer. Ejecting a disk ensures that all read and write operations are completed before physically removing the media, preventing data corruption or loss.

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  • 7. 

    Cmd + F

    • A.

      Eject

    • B.

      Duplicate

    • C.

      Get Summary Info

    • D.

      Find

    Correct Answer
    D. Find
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Find" because the question is asking for a possible explanation for the given answer. Among the options provided, "Find" is the only one that is related to the command "cmd + F" which is commonly used to search for specific text or information within a document or webpage. The other options do not have any direct connection to the given command.

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  • 8. 

    Cmd + ctrl + i

    • A.

      Eject

    • B.

      Duplicate

    • C.

      Get Summary Info

    • D.

      Find

    Correct Answer
    C. Get Summary Info
    Explanation
    The key combination "cmd + ctrl + i" is used to access the "Get Summary Info" function. This function allows the user to obtain a summary of information about a particular file or document. It provides details such as file size, creation date, and author. By using this key combination, the user can quickly access this function and retrieve the necessary information without having to navigate through multiple menus or options.

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  • 9. 

    Cmd + M

    • A.

      Maximize Window

    • B.

      Minimize Window

    • C.

      Maximize all windows

    • D.

      Minimize all windows

    Correct Answer
    B. Minimize Window
    Explanation
    Pressing cmd + M on a Mac keyboard will minimize the active window. This means that the window will be hidden from view, but it can easily be restored by clicking on its icon in the dock. This shortcut is useful when you want to quickly clear your screen and focus on another task or window without closing the current one.

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  • 10. 

    Cmd + option + M

    • A.

      Maximize Window

    • B.

      Minimize Window

    • C.

      Maximize all windows

    • D.

      Minimize all windows

    Correct Answer
    D. Minimize all windows
    Explanation
    Pressing the combination of cmd + option + M on a Mac keyboard will minimize all open windows on the screen. This means that all windows will be reduced to the dock, allowing the user to quickly access the desktop or switch to another application without closing any windows. This keyboard shortcut is useful for decluttering the screen and organizing open applications.

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  • 11. 

    Cmd + n (in finder)

    • A.

      New folder

    • B.

      New File

    • C.

      New file window

    • D.

      Next window

    Correct Answer
    C. New file window
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "New file window" because pressing cmd + n in Finder opens a new file window where you can create a new file or document. This window allows you to specify the name, location, and other properties of the new file before it is created.

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  • 12. 

    Cmd + shift + Q

    • A.

      Log out immediately

    • B.

      Quit

    • C.

      Quit all programs

    • D.

      Log out

    Correct Answer
    D. Log out
    Explanation
    Pressing cmd + shift + Q on a Mac keyboard is the shortcut to quickly log out of the current user account. This key combination triggers the logout process and returns the user to the login screen. It is a convenient way to switch between user accounts or quickly secure the computer by logging out.

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  • 13. 

    Cmd + shift + N (in finder)

    • A.

      New folder

    • B.

      New File

    • C.

      New file window

    • D.

      Next window

    Correct Answer
    A. New folder
    Explanation
    Pressing cmd + shift + N in Finder creates a new folder. This keyboard shortcut is a quick and convenient way to create a new folder without having to go through the menu options. It is a commonly used shortcut for organizing files and folders on a Mac computer.

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  • 14. 

    Cmd + shift + option + Q

    • A.

      Log out immediately

    • B.

      Quit

    • C.

      Quit all programs

    • D.

      Log out

    Correct Answer
    A. Log out immediately
    Explanation
    Pressing cmd + shift + option + Q on a Mac keyboard will immediately log out the user from their account. This keyboard shortcut is a quick way to exit all active programs and return to the login screen. It is useful when the user wants to quickly switch to a different account or secure their computer when leaving it unattended.

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  • 15. 

    Cmd + V

    • A.

      Copy

    • B.

      Paste

    • C.

      Cut

    • D.

      New window

    Correct Answer
    B. Paste
    Explanation
    The given correct answer, "paste," refers to the action of inserting copied or cut text or data into a new location. The keyboard shortcut "cmd + V" is commonly used to perform this action on a computer. It allows users to quickly and easily transfer information from one place to another without having to manually retype or recreate it.

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  • 16. 

    Cmd + W

    • A.

      Close all windows

    • B.

      Open all windows

    • C.

      Close window

    • D.

      Open window

    Correct Answer
    C. Close window
    Explanation
    The keyboard shortcut "cmd + W" is commonly used to close the currently active window in many applications on a Mac computer. It is not used to close all windows or open any windows. Therefore, the correct answer is "close window."

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  • 17. 

    Cmd + option + W

    • A.

      Close all windows

    • B.

      Open all windows

    • C.

      Close window

    • D.

      Open window

    Correct Answer
    A. Close all windows
    Explanation
    The key combination "cmd + option + W" is used to close all windows. This means that when you press these keys together, it will close all open windows on your computer screen.

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  • 18. 

    Cmd + X

    • A.

      Copy

    • B.

      Paste

    • C.

      Cut

    • D.

      New window

    Correct Answer
    C. Cut
    Explanation
    The keyboard shortcut "cmd + X" is commonly used to cut selected text or files. This means that the selected content is removed from its original location and stored in the clipboard, allowing it to be pasted elsewhere. In this context, "cut" is the correct answer as it accurately describes the action performed by the given keyboard shortcut.

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  • 19. 

    Cmd + Z

    • A.

      Cut

    • B.

      Undo / redo

    • C.

      Copy

    • D.

      Superdo

    Correct Answer
    B. Undo / redo
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "undo / redo" because the keyboard shortcut cmd + Z is commonly used to undo the previous action in many software applications. This shortcut allows users to revert any changes made and go back to a previous state. The term "undo / redo" refers to the ability to both undo and redo actions, giving users the flexibility to backtrack or move forward in their editing process. The other options listed, such as cut, copy, and superdo, are not directly associated with the cmd + Z shortcut or the concept of undoing or redoing actions.

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  • 20. 

    Cmd + tab

    • A.

      New tab in browser

    • B.

      Open cold cola drink from the 80's

    • C.

      Switch application-cycle forward

    • D.

      Switch application-cycle backward

    Correct Answer
    C. Switch application-cycle forward
    Explanation
    The correct answer, "switch application-cycle forward," refers to the keyboard shortcut "cmd + tab" which allows users to cycle through open applications on a Mac computer. By pressing these keys simultaneously, users can switch to the next application in the cycle, making it a convenient way to navigate between different programs quickly.

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  • 21. 

    Cmd + shift + tab

    • A.

      New tab in browser

    • B.

      Open cold cola drink from the 80's

    • C.

      Switch application-cycle forward

    • D.

      Switch application-cycle backward

    Correct Answer
    D. Switch application-cycle backward
    Explanation
    The key combination "cmd + shift + tab" is used to switch the application-cycle backward. This means that it allows the user to navigate through their open applications or tabs in reverse order.

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  • 22. 

    Pressing this on the keyboard will activate the file Quick Look feature.

    • A.

      Space bar

    • B.

      Cmd + Q

    • C.

      Alt + Q

    • D.

      Cmd + L

    Correct Answer
    A. Space bar
    Explanation
    Pressing the space bar on the keyboard will activate the file Quick Look feature. This feature allows users to quickly preview the content of a file without opening it fully. By pressing the space bar, users can get a quick glimpse of the file's content, such as images, documents, or videos, without the need to open any additional applications or windows.

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  • 23. 

    Cmd + C

    • A.

      Copy

    • B.

      Paste

    • C.

      Cut

    • D.

      New window

    Correct Answer
    A. Copy
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "copy" because the keyboard shortcut "cmd + C" is commonly used to copy selected text or files. This shortcut allows the user to duplicate the selected content and store it in the clipboard, so that it can be pasted elsewhere using the "cmd + V" shortcut. The other options listed, such as paste, cut, and new window, are not associated with the "cmd + C" shortcut.

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  • 24. 

    Capture a screen shot to a file

    • A.

      Cmd + shift + ctrl + 3

    • B.

      Cmd + shift + 3

    • C.

      Cmd +f3

    • D.

      Cmd + B

    Correct Answer
    B. Cmd + shift + 3
    Explanation
    The correct answer is cmd + shift + 3. This key combination is used to capture a screenshot of the entire screen and save it as a file on a Mac computer. By pressing cmd (command), shift, and 3 simultaneously, the computer captures the screen and automatically saves it as a file, typically on the desktop. This is a quick and easy way to capture a screenshot without the need for any additional software or tools.

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  • 25. 

    Capture a screen shot to the clipboard

    • A.

      Cmd + shift + ctrl + 3

    • B.

      Cmd + shift + 3

    • C.

      Cmd +f3

    • D.

      Cmd + B

    Correct Answer
    A. Cmd + shift + ctrl + 3
    Explanation
    The correct answer is cmd + shift + ctrl + 3. This key combination is used to capture a screenshot of the entire screen and save it to the clipboard. The "cmd" key represents the command key on a Mac keyboard, the "shift" key is used to modify the command, and the "ctrl" key is used to capture the screenshot to the clipboard instead of saving it to a file. The "3" key represents capturing the entire screen.

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  • 26. 

    Make text bold in nearly every text editor

    • A.

      Cmd + T

    • B.

      Cmd + I

    • C.

      Cmd + F

    • D.

      Cmd + B

    Correct Answer
    D. Cmd + B
    Explanation
    The correct answer is cmd + B. This shortcut is used to make text bold in nearly every text editor.

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  • 27. 

    Make text italicized in nearly every text editor

    • A.

      Cmd + T

    • B.

      Cmd + I

    • C.

      Cmd + F

    • D.

      Cmd + B

    Correct Answer
    B. Cmd + I
    Explanation
    The correct answer is cmd + I. This keyboard shortcut is commonly used to make text italicized in nearly every text editor. By pressing cmd + I, the selected text will be formatted in italics, providing emphasis or a different visual style to the text.

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  • 28. 

    Show or hide the doc

    • A.

      Cmd + option + D

    • B.

      Cmd + option + shift + D

    • C.

      Cmd + alt + D

    • D.

      Cmd + shift + D

    Correct Answer
    A. Cmd + option + D
    Explanation
    The correct answer is cmd + option + D. This key combination is used to show or hide the dock on a Mac computer. By pressing cmd + option + D, the dock will either appear or disappear from the screen, depending on its current state. This shortcut is useful for maximizing screen space or quickly accessing applications on the dock.

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  • 29. 

    Creates a new document in the current application

    • A.

      Cmd + shift + N

    • B.

      Shift + N

    • C.

      Cmd + N

    • D.

      Alt + cmd + shift + option + N

    Correct Answer
    C. Cmd + N
    Explanation
    The correct answer is cmd + N. Pressing cmd + N creates a new document in the current application. This keyboard shortcut is commonly used to quickly open a new window or document without having to navigate through menus or use the mouse.

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  • 30. 

    Print

    • A.

      Cmd + P

    • B.

      Shit + P

    • C.

      Option + P

    • D.

      Cmd + option + P

    Correct Answer
    A. Cmd + P
    Explanation
    The correct answer is cmd + P. This combination of keys is used to print a document or file. The "cmd" key represents the command key on a Mac computer, and "P" stands for the print command. By pressing these keys together, the user can quickly initiate the print function without having to navigate through menus or options.

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  • 31. 

    Quit the current application

    • A.

      Cmd + alt + shift + option + Q

    • B.

      Cmd + shift + option + Q

    • C.

      Cmd + shift + Q

    • D.

      Cmd + Q

    Correct Answer
    D. Cmd + Q
    Explanation
    The correct answer is cmd + Q. This keyboard shortcut is commonly used to quit the current application on a Mac. By pressing cmd + Q, the user can quickly close the active application and return to the desktop or open a different program. The other options listed do not perform the same function of quitting the application.

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  • 32. 

    Save the document

    • A.

      Cmd + save

    • B.

      Cmd + s

    • C.

      Cmd + option + s

    • D.

      Cmd + shift + s

    Correct Answer
    B. Cmd + s
    Explanation
    The correct answer is cmd + s. This keyboard shortcut is commonly used to save a document in various applications on a Mac computer. The "cmd" key refers to the Command key, which is typically located next to the spacebar on a Mac keyboard. By pressing the Command key and the "s" key simultaneously, the user can quickly save their work without having to navigate through menus or use the mouse.

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  • 33. 

    Display the save as dialog box

    • A.

      Cmd + save

    • B.

      Cmd + s

    • C.

      Cmd + option + s

    • D.

      Cmd + shift + s

    Correct Answer
    D. Cmd + shift + s
    Explanation
    The correct answer is cmd + shift + s. This key combination is used to display the save as dialog box.

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  • 34. 

    Force quit dialog box

    • A.

      Cmd + esc

    • B.

      Cmd + option + esc

    • C.

      Cmd + shift + option + esc

    • D.

      Cmd + alt + esc

    Correct Answer
    B. Cmd + option + esc
    Explanation
    The correct answer is cmd + option + esc. This key combination is used to bring up the force quit dialog box on a Mac computer. It allows the user to force quit unresponsive applications or processes. The cmd key is the command key, the option key is also known as the alt key, and the esc key is the escape key. By pressing these keys together, the user can access the force quit dialog box and terminate any problematic applications.

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  • 35. 

    Force quit the front-most application

    • A.

      Cmd + esc

    • B.

      Cmd + option + esc

    • C.

      Cmd + shift + option + esc

    • D.

      Cmd + alt + esc

    Correct Answer
    C. Cmd + shift + option + esc
    Explanation
    The correct answer is cmd + shift + option + esc. This key combination is used to force quit the front-most application on a Mac. By pressing these keys together, the user can quickly close an unresponsive or malfunctioning application without having to navigate through menus or use the mouse.

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  • 36. 

    Turn voice over on or off

    • A.

      Cmd + f5

    • B.

      Cmd + f4

    • C.

      Cmd + f6

    • D.

      Cmd + f1

    Correct Answer
    A. Cmd + f5
    Explanation
    The correct answer is cmd + f5. This keyboard shortcut is used to turn voice over on or off. Voice over is a feature in many devices that provides spoken feedback to assist users with visual impairments. Pressing cmd + f5 allows users to easily toggle this feature on or off, providing accessibility and ease of use for those who rely on voice over.

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  • 37. 

    Open voice over utility (if voice over is on)

    • A.

      Cmd + f5

    • B.

      Cmd + f4

    • C.

      Option + ctrl + f8

    • D.

      Cmd + f1

    Correct Answer
    C. Option + ctrl + f8
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "option + ctrl + f8". This key combination is used to open the voice over utility on a Mac computer. The voice over utility is an accessibility feature that provides spoken descriptions of onscreen elements and allows users with visual impairments to navigate and interact with their computer. By pressing "option + ctrl + f8", users can quickly access and adjust the voice over settings to suit their needs.

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  • 38. 

    Move to the next control (keyboard control)

    • A.

      Spacebar

    • B.

      Shift + tab

    • C.

      Tab

    • D.

      Arrow keys

    Correct Answer
    C. Tab
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "tab" because pressing the tab key on the keyboard allows the user to move to the next control or field in a form or document. The tab key is commonly used for navigating through different sections or elements on a computer screen, making it an efficient way to move between different controls or fields without having to use the mouse.

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  • 39. 

    Move to the previous control (keyboard control)

    • A.

      Spacebar

    • B.

      Shift + tab

    • C.

      Tab

    • D.

      Arrow keys

    Correct Answer
    B. Shift + tab
    Explanation
    Pressing the shift + tab combination allows the user to move to the previous control in a form or document. This is a common keyboard shortcut that is often used to navigate backwards through different fields or sections. It is an efficient way to move between controls without having to use the mouse or trackpad.

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  • 40. 

    Mr. Tobin's nickname is ...

    • A.

      Toby

    • B.

      Tobster

    • C.

      Tobiashi

    • D.

      Tobes

    Correct Answer
    D. Tobes
    Explanation
    The given options are all variations of Mr. Tobin's name. Among these options, "Tobes" is the most likely nickname for Mr. Tobin as it is a common short form of the name Tobin.

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