# Numbers, Symbols And Letters

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This keyboading quiz will measure your knowledge of which fingers to reach for numbers, symbols and letters.

• 1.

### The "4" is keyed using the

• A.

Left index finger

• B.

Left middle finger

• C.

Left ring finger

• D.

Left pinky finger

A. Left index finger
Explanation
The left index finger is used to key the number "4" on a standard keyboard. This is because the left index finger is positioned on the "F" key, which is located directly to the left of the "4" key. Therefore, when typing, the left index finger naturally reaches and presses the "4" key.

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• 2.

### The "8" is keyed using the

• A.

Right index finger

• B.

Right middle finger

• C.

Right ring finger

• D.

Right pinky finger

B. Right middle finger
Explanation
The correct answer is right middle finger because when typing on a standard keyboard, the finger placement for the number keys is as follows: the right index finger is used for the "6" key, the right middle finger is used for the "7" key, the right ring finger is used for the "8" key, and the right pinky finger is used for the "9" key. Therefore, the "8" key is indeed keyed using the right middle finger.

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• 3.

### The ampersand (&) is keyed using the

• A.

Right index finger with the right shift key

• B.

Right middle finger with the left shift key

• C.

Right index finger with the left shift key

• D.

Right ring finger with the left shift key

C. Right index finger with the left shift key
Explanation
The ampersand (&) symbol is located on the number 7 key on a standard QWERTY keyboard. To type it, you need to press the Shift key on the left side of the keyboard and simultaneously press the number 7 key with your right index finger. The left shift key is used because it is more convenient to reach with the right hand while keeping the right index finger on the number keys.

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• 4.

### The "\$" is keyed using

• A.

The left index finger with the left shift key

• B.

The left middle finger with the left shift key

• C.

The left ring finger with the right shift key

• D.

The left index finger with the right shift key

D. The left index finger with the right shift key
Explanation
The correct answer is the left index finger with the right shift key. This is because the "\$" symbol is located on the number 4 key on a standard QWERTY keyboard layout. To type the "\$" symbol, the left index finger is used to press the number 4 key while simultaneously holding down the right shift key to activate the shift function.

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• 5.

### The "3" is keyed using

• A.

The left index finger

• B.

The left mddle finger

• C.

The left ring finger

• D.

The left pinky finger

B. The left mddle finger
Explanation
The correct answer is the left middle finger. This is because the left middle finger is responsible for pressing the "3" key on the keyboard.

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• 6.

### The "9" is keyed using the

• A.

The right index finger

• B.

The right middle finger

• C.

The right ring finger

• D.

The right pinky finger

C. The right ring finger
Explanation
The correct answer is the right ring finger because it is the finger that is typically used to press the "9" key on a keyboard. This finger is located on the right hand and is positioned next to the pinky finger. It is a common typing technique to assign certain keys to specific fingers to improve typing speed and accuracy.

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• 7.

### 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 when typing on a standard QWERTY keyboard, the "o" key is located in the middle row and is typically struck by the right ring finger. The right index finger is responsible for the keys on the right side of the keyboard, the right middle finger handles the keys in the center, and the right pinky finger is usually used for the keys on the right side.

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• 8.

### The "asdf" home row keys are struck by the

• A.

Left hand

• B.

Right hand

• C.

Either hand

A. Left hand
Explanation
The "asdf" keys are located on the left side of the keyboard, specifically on the home row. Therefore, they are most commonly struck by the left hand.

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• 9.

### The "c" key is struck by the

• A.

Left index finger

• B.

Left middle finger

• C.

Left ring finger

• D.

Left pinky finger

B. Left middle finger
Explanation
The left middle finger strikes the "c" key on a keyboard. This is a common typing technique where the left hand is positioned on the left side of the keyboard, with each finger responsible for specific keys. The middle finger is typically responsible for reaching the keys in the middle row, such as "c."

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• 10.

### The "jkl" home row keys are struck by the

• A.

Left hand

• B.

Right hand

• C.

Either hand

B. Right hand
Explanation
The "jkl" home row keys are typically struck by the right hand. This is because when touch typing, the right hand is responsible for typing the keys on the right side of the keyboard, including the "jkl" keys. The left hand is responsible for typing the keys on the left side of the keyboard. Therefore, it is the right hand that strikes the "jkl" home row keys.

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