Keyboard Shortcuts

  • Copy, paste, and other general keyboard shortcuts
    Press this key To do this
    Ctrl + X Cut the selected item
    Ctrl + C (or Ctrl + Insert) Copy the selected item
    Ctrl + V (or Shift + Insert) Paste the selected item
    Ctrl + Z Undo an action
    Alt + Tab Switch between open apps
    Alt + F4 Close the active item, or exit the active app
    Windows logo key  + L Lock your PC
    Windows logo key  + D Display and hide the desktop
    F2 Rename the selected item
    F3 Search for a file or folder in File Explorer
    F4 Display the address bar list in File Explorer
    F5 Refresh the active window
    F6 Cycle through screen elements in a window or on the desktop
    F10 Activate the Menu bar in the active app
    Alt + F8 Show your password on the sign-in screen
    Alt + Esc Cycle through items in the order in which they were opened
    Alt + underlined letter Perform the command for that letter
    Alt + Enter Display properties for the selected item
    Alt + Spacebar Open the shortcut menu for the active window
    Alt + Left arrow Go back
    Alt + Right arrow Go forward
    Alt + Page Up Move up one screen
    Alt + Page Down Move down one screen
    Ctrl + F4 Close the active document (in apps that are full-screen
    and let you have multiple documents open at the same time)
    Ctrl + A Select all items in a document or window
    Ctrl + D (or Delete) Delete the selected item and move it to the Recycle Bin
    Ctrl + R (or F5) Refresh the active window
    Ctrl + Y Redo an action
    Ctrl + Right arrow Move the cursor to the beginning of the next word
    Ctrl + Left arrow Move the cursor to the beginning of the previous word
    Ctrl + Down arrow Move the cursor to the beginning of the next paragraph
    Ctrl + Up arrow Move the cursor to the beginning of the previous paragraph
    Ctrl + Alt + Tab Use the arrow keys to switch between all open apps
    Ctrl + Alt + Shift + arrow keys When a group or tile is in focus on the Start menu,
    move it in the direction specified
    Ctrl + arrow key (to move to an item) + Spacebar Select multiple individual items in a window or on the desktop
    Ctrl + Shift with an arrow key Select a block of text
    Ctrl + Esc Open Start
    Ctrl + Shift + Esc Open Task Manager
    Ctrl + Shift Switch the keyboard layout when multiple keyboard layouts are available
    Ctrl + Spacebar Turn the Chinese input method editor (IME) on or off
    Shift + F10 Display the shortcut menu for the selected item
    Shift with any arrow key Select more than one item in a window or on the desktop, or select text in a document
    Shift + Delete Delete the selected item without moving it to the Recycle Bin first
    Right arrow Open the next menu to the right, or open a submenu
    Left arrow Open the next menu to the left, or close a submenu
    Esc Stop or leave the current task
  • 1. What happens when you press CTRL + V key?
   A.) A capital V letter is typed into your document at the cursor point
   B.) The chose drawing items are circulated vertically on the page
   C.) The selected item is pasted to the clipboard
   D.) The selected item is pasted from the clipboard

Answer: Option 'D'

The selected item is pasted from the clipboard

  • 2. Press ____ to move the insertion point to the Address box, or to highlight the URL in the Address box
   A.) SHIFT + TAB
   B.) TAB + CTRL
   C.) ALT + D 
   D.) ALT + A

Answer: Option 'C'

ALT + D 

  • 3. What is the short cut key for Print a Document?
   A.) Alt + P
   B.) Ctrl + P
   C.) Shift + P
   D.) Ctrl + Alt + P

Answer: Option 'B'

Answer: Option 'B'
Ctrl + P

  • 4. What is the short cut key for Select all contents of the page
   A.) Ctrl + A
   B.) Alt + A
   C.) Ctrl + Alt + A
   D.) ALT + DEL + A

Answer: Option 'A'

Answer: Option 'A'
Ctrl + A

  • 5. Ctrl + X is used for
   A.) Copy selected items
   B.) Cut selected items
   C.) Move the selected data
   D.) Exchange selected items

Answer: Option 'B'

Answer: Option 'B'
Cut selected items

  • Tit-Bits
    * Enter key is an alternative to press OK button
    * Shift key is used in combination with other keys, so this is also called combination key.
    * Caps lock and num lock keys are called as 'toggle keys' because when pressed, they toggle or change their status from one state to another.
    * Numeric keypaid is used only, when the num lock key is in active state.
  • 6. In Word, what is the keyboard short cut key for delete an entire word?
   A.) Alt + Del
   B.) Shift + Alt + Del
   C.) Ctrl + Del
   D.) Shift + Del

Answer: Option 'C'

Answer: Option 'C'
Ctrl + Del

  • 7. Short cut key for underline is
   A.) Ctrl + A
   B.) Ctrl + U
   C.) Ctrl + T
   D.) Ctrl + G

Answer: Option 'B'

Answer: Option 'B'
Ctrl + U

  • 8. Ctrl + F2 shortcut is used for
   A.) Rename
   B.) Page setup
   C.) Open
   D.) Page Preview

Answer: Option 'D'

Answer: Option 'D'
Page Preview

  • 9. Short cut to justify a paragraph is ___
   A.) Ctrl + S
   B.) Ctrl + A
   C.) Ctrl + J
   D.) Ctrl + P

Answer: Option 'C'

Answer: Option 'C'
Ctrl + J

  • Windows logo key keyboard shortcuts
    Press this key To do this
    Windows logo key  Open or close Start
    Windows logo key  + A Open Action center
    Windows logo key  + B Set focus in the notification area
    Windows logo key  + C Open Cortana in listening mode

    Notes
    • This shortcut is turned off by default. To turn it on, select Start  > Settings  > Cortana,
    • and turn on the toggle under Let Cortana listen for my commands when I press the Windows logo key + C.
    • Cortana is available only in certain countries/regions, and some Cortana features might not be available everywhere. If Cortana isn't available or is turned off,
    Windows logo key  + Shift + C Open the charms menu
    Windows logo key  + D Display and hide the desktop
    Windows logo key  + Alt + D Display and hide the date and time on the desktop
    Windows logo key  + E Open File Explorer
    Windows logo key  + F Open Feedback Hub and take a screenshot
    Windows logo key  + G Open Game bar when a game is open
    Windows logo key  + H Start dictation
    Windows logo key  + I Open Settings
    Windows logo key  + J Set focus to a Windows tip when one is available.

    When a Windows tip appears, bring focus to the Tip.  Pressing the keyboard shortcuts again to bring focus to the element on the screen to which the Windows tip is anchored.
    Windows logo key  + K Open the Connect quick action
    Windows logo key  + L Lock your PC or switch accounts
    Windows logo key  + M Minimize all windows
    Windows logo key  + O Lock device orientation
    Windows logo key  + P Choose a presentation display mode
    Windows logo key  + R Open the Run dialog box
    Windows logo key  + S Open search
    Windows logo key  + T Cycle through apps on the taskbar
    Windows logo key  + U Open Ease of Access Center
    Windows logo key  + V Cycle through notifications
    Windows logo key  + Shift + V Cycle through notifications in reverse order
    Windows logo key  + X Open the Quick Link menu
    Windows logo key  + Y Switch input between Windows Mixed Reality and your desktop
    Windows logo key  + Z Show the commands available in an app in full-screen mode
    Windows logo key  + period (.) or semicolon (;) Open emoji panel
    Windows logo key  + comma (,) Temporarily peek at the desktop
    Windows logo key  + Pause Display the System Properties dialog box
    Windows logo key  + Ctrl + F Search for PCs (if you're on a network)
    Windows logo key  + Shift + M Restore minimized windows on the desktop
    Windows logo key  + number Open the desktop and start the app pinned to the taskbar in the position indicated by the number. If the app is already running, switch to that app.
    Windows logo key  + Shift + number Open the desktop and start a new instance of the app pinned to the taskbar in the position indicated by the number
    Windows logo key  + Ctrl + number Open the desktop and switch to the last active window of the app pinned to the taskbar in the position indicated by the number
    Windows logo key  + Alt + number Open the desktop and open the Jump List for the app pinned to the taskbar in the position indicated by the number
    Windows logo key  + Ctrl + Shift + number Open the desktop and open a new instance of the app located at the given position on the taskbar as an administrator
    Windows logo key  + Tab Open Task view
    Windows logo key  + Up arrow Maximize the window
    Windows logo key  + Down arrow Remove current app from screen or minimize the desktop window
    Windows logo key  + Left arrow Maximize the app or desktop window to the left side of the screen
    Windows logo key  + Right arrow Maximize the app or desktop window to the right side of the screen
    Windows logo key  + Home Minimize all except the active desktop window (restores all windows on second stroke)
    Windows logo key  + Shift + Up arrow Stretch the desktop window to the top and bottom of the screen
    Windows logo key  + Shift + Down arrow Restore/minimize active desktop windows vertically, maintaining width
    Windows logo key  + Shift + Left arrow or Right arrow Move an app or window in the desktop from one monitor to another
    Windows logo key  + Spacebar Switch input language and keyboard layout
    Windows logo key  + Ctrl + Spacebar Change to a previously selected input
    Windows logo key  + Ctrl + Enter Open Narrator
    Windows logo key  + forward slash (/) Begin IME reconversion
    Windows logo key  + Ctrl + V Open shoulder taps
  • 10. Short cut to select entire work sheet
   A.) Ctrl + A
   B.) Ctrl + T
   C.) Ctrl + B
   D.) Ctrl + G

Answer: Option 'A'

Answer: Option 'A'
Ctrl + A