Basic Computer Questions 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