# Pre-test For Speed Typing

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Before you look into the activity of speed typing, it may be wiser to take a step back and really get to know your keyboard first. Do that in this quiz on the numerical, alphabetical, special and function keys.

• 1.

### 1. The _______ keys have the characters A to Z.

• A.

Alphabet keys

• B.

Numeric keys

• C.

Special keys

• D.

Function keys

A. AlpHabet keys
Explanation
The correct answer is "Alphabet keys". This is because these keys specifically have the characters A to Z, which represent the letters of the alphabet. Numeric keys are used for numbers, special keys are used for specific functions or commands, and function keys are used for shortcuts or specific functions in different software or applications.

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• 2.

### 2. _______are the first six letters on the first row of the PC keyboard.

• A.

ASDFGH

• B.

QWERTY

• C.

ZXCVBN

• D.

123456

B. QWERTY
Explanation
The correct answer is QWERTY. QWERTY refers to the arrangement of letters on the first row of a standard PC keyboard. It is named after the first six letters on the keyboard layout. This arrangement is commonly used in English-speaking countries and has become the standard layout for typewriters and computer keyboards. The QWERTY layout was designed to prevent typewriter keys from jamming by placing commonly used letters apart from each other.

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• 3.

### 3._______is the primary input device to most computers

• A.

Monitor

• B.

Mouse

• C.

Keyboard

• D.

Speaker

C. Keyboard
Explanation
The keyboard is the primary input device to most computers. It allows users to input text, commands, and other data into the computer. It consists of a set of keys that are used to type characters and perform various functions. Without a keyboard, it would be challenging to interact with a computer and perform tasks efficiently. The monitor, mouse, and speaker are all important components of a computer, but they serve different purposes and are not the primary input device.

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• 4.

### 4. The_______keys that are used to type the digits from 0 to 9.

• A.

Alphabet keys

• B.

Numeric keys

• C.

Special keys

• D.

Function keys

B. Numeric keys
Explanation
The correct answer is "Numeric keys" because these keys are specifically designed and labeled with the digits from 0 to 9. They are used to input numerical values and perform calculations on a keyboard. Alphabet keys are used to type letters, special keys are used for specific functions like Enter or Shift, and function keys have various uses depending on the software or program being used.

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• 5.

### 5.The _______ keys are the numeric keys which are marked F1, F2, F3 up to F12

• A.

Alphabet keys

• B.

Numeric keys

• C.

Special keys

• D.

Function keys

D. Function keys
Explanation
The correct answer is Function keys. The question asks for the keys that are marked F1, F2, F3 up to F12, and these keys are commonly known as function keys. They are used to perform specific functions in various software programs and operating systems.

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• 6.

### 6. F10 is for_______.

• A.

Saving Documents

• B.

Deleting Documents

• C.

Copying Documents

• D.

None of the above

A. Saving Documents
Explanation
F10 is a function key commonly used in computer applications to perform various tasks. In this case, F10 is specifically used for saving documents. When pressed, it triggers the "Save" command, allowing the user to save their current document or file. This function is widely used in word processors, text editors, and other software where saving work is crucial to prevent data loss or preserve changes. Therefore, the correct answer is "Saving Documents."

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• 7.

### 7. To write the smallest letters by using the _______ and the caps lock keys.

• A.

Shift

• B.

Space Bar

• C.

Enter

• D.

Back Space

A. Shift
Explanation
The Shift key is used in combination with other keys to produce uppercase letters or symbols. In this case, to write the smallest letters, the Shift key needs to be used to access the lowercase letters on the keyboard. The other options (Space Bar, Enter, Back Space) do not have any direct relation to writing smaller letters.

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• 8.

### 8. _______Key used to tell the PC that you have finished typing.

• A.

Back Space key

• B.

Space Bar

• C.

Enter

• D.

Back Space

C. Enter
Explanation
The Enter key is used to tell the PC that you have finished typing. Pressing the Enter key typically moves the cursor to the next line or executes a command, depending on the context. This key is commonly used to submit forms, send messages, and execute commands in various applications.

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• 9.

### 9._______ Key is located above the enter key on the keyboard.

• A.

F12 Key

• B.

Back Space key

• C.

Enter key

• D.

Tab key

B. Back Space key
Explanation
The backspace key is located above the enter key on the keyboard. This key is used to delete the character to the left of the cursor, allowing users to correct mistakes or remove unwanted text. It is commonly used in word processing programs, text editors, and web browsers.

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• 10.

### 10._______ It is used to move the cursor up and down, to right and to left.

• A.

ASDFGH

• B.

QWERTY

• C.

ZXCVBN

• D.

Arrow Keys

D. Arrow Keys
Explanation
The given options ASDFGH, QWERTY, ZXCVBN, and Arrow Keys are all keyboard keys. However, the question specifically mentions that the key is used to move the cursor up and down, and to the right and left. The only keys that fulfill this function are the Arrow Keys.

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• 11.

### 11. There are _______Special Keys.

• A.

ASDFGH

• B.

QWERTY

• C.

ZXCVBN

• D.

Arrow Keys

C. ZXCVBN
Explanation
The given options consist of different sets of keys on a keyboard. Among these options, the set "ZXCVBN" represents a group of keys that are commonly referred to as the "Special Keys". These keys are often used for specific functions such as shortcuts or navigation in various software applications. Therefore, the answer "ZXCVBN" correctly identifies the set of keys that are considered as special keys on a keyboard.

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• 12.

### 12. The Space Bar is pressed with either _______.

• A.

ASDFGH

• B.

QWERTY

• C.

ZXCVBN

• D.

Arrow Keys

D. Arrow Keys
Explanation
The Space Bar is pressed with either the ASDFGH, QWERTY, ZXCVBN, or Arrow Keys.

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• 13.

### 13. A,S,D,F is pressed by _______finger.

• A.

Shift keys

• B.

Left

• C.

34

• D.

Arrow Keys

B. Left
Explanation
The correct answer is "Left" because when typing on a standard keyboard, the A, S, D, and F keys are typically pressed by the left hand's fingers. These keys are part of the home row position for touch typing, where the left index finger rests on the F key. Therefore, it is the left finger that presses these keys.

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• 14.

### 14.J,K,L,; is pressed by _______fingers.

• A.

Right

• B.

Left

• C.

5 fingers

• D.

10 fingers

A. Right
Explanation
The correct answer is "right". This is because when the letters J, K, L, and ; are pressed on a standard QWERTY keyboard, they are typically done so with the right hand. The left hand is usually responsible for pressing the keys on the left side of the keyboard. Therefore, the right hand is used to press these specific keys.

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• 15.

### 15. You can use these keys to type small and big numbers such as 0,10,500.

• A.

Number keys

• B.

Page down key

• C.

34

• D.

Arrow keys

A. Number keys
Explanation
The number keys on a keyboard are used to type small and big numbers such as 0, 10, and 500. These keys are specifically designed to input numerical values and are located at the top of the keyboard, usually in a separate section. By pressing these keys, users can easily enter numeric data without having to rely on other keys or functions.

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