Keyboarding 101 Trivia Quiz For Beginners Keyboarders

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Keyboarding 101 Trivia Quiz For Beginners Keyboarders

Check out the basic keyboarding quiz with some very basic ideas and tips for keyboarding that all should know or learn. The quiz questions will help test your knowledge as you start to practice keyboarding.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Why is it important to learn to type efficiently?
    • A. 

      So you will have more time to spend with your friends

    • B. 

      It is a required job skill in majority of occupations.

    • C. 

      It allows you to communicate with friends, teachers and family.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 2. 
    When you are typing, your eyes should NOT be looking at...
    • A. 

      The keyboard

    • B. 

      The computer screen

    • C. 

      The text being typed

    • D. 

      Any errors that occur

  • 3. 
    Why is it important to sit properly at the computer?
    • A. 

      To prevent damage to the equipment

    • B. 

      To prevent injuries to your body

    • C. 

      To enable faster typing speeds

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    Which of these is NOT a key point for sitting safely at the computer?
    • A. 

      Backpacks should be stowed near your feet.

    • B. 

      Arms should be at a 90 to 110 degree angle.

    • C. 

      Body should be centered with the H key on the keyboard.

    • D. 

      Feet should be flat on the floor with one slightly in front of the other.

  • 5. 
    While typing, wrists should be
    • A. 

      Bent slightly to the left or right depending on what is comfortable.

    • B. 

      Resting on the computer or table so they don't get tired.

    • C. 

      Straight but floating above the keys to access long key strokes.

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    What hand and which finger do you use to type the letter r?
    • A. 

      Right hand, ring finger

    • B. 

      Right hand, middle finger

    • C. 

      Left hand, middle finger

    • D. 

      Left hand, pointer finger

  • 7. 
    When typing, your fingers should always rest on the ________.
    • A. 

      School position

    • B. 

      Home school position

    • C. 

      Hello row position

    • D. 

      Home row position

  • 8. 
    Why do the letters F and J have a raised bump on the keys?
    • A. 

      To help typists with poor vision.

    • B. 

      To help typists find their way back to the home row keys.

    • C. 

      To help typists reach for the other keys.

    • D. 

      There are no bumps on those letters.

  • 9. 
    What is the correct way to use the shift keys when typing a capital letter? 
    • A. 

      Use both shift keys at the same time

    • B. 

      Use the Caps Lock instead of the shift key

    • C. 

      Use the shift key on the opposite side of the keyboard

    • D. 

      Use the shift key on the same side of the keyboard

  • 10. 
    To go on to the next line when typing on a computer keyboard, what key do you press?
    • A. 

      Delete

    • B. 

      Enter/Return Key

    • C. 

      End

    • D. 

      Home

  • 11. 
    Which are the set of home row keys used by the right hand?
    • A. 

      Asdf

    • B. 

      Fjdk

    • C. 

      Alsk

    • D. 

      Jkl;

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