Keyboard Shortcuts - Basic Computer Knowledge

  • 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.

1.

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

Basic Computer Knowledge Quiz

2.

Which special character is used to "™ Trademark " ?

   A.) alt 0153
   B.) alt 0152
   C.) alt 0151
   D.) alt 0150

Answer: Option 'A'

alt 0153

3.

Which short keys is used to "Expands current selection" ?

   A.) Numeric Keypad %
   B.) Numeric Keypad + 
   C.) Numeric Keypad @
   D.) Numeric Keypad $

Answer: Option 'B'

Numeric Keypad + 

4.

Which short keys is used to "next word" ?

   A.) CTRL+ >
   B.) CTRL+ <
   C.) CTRL+<<
   D.) CTRL+ >>

Answer: Option 'A'

CTRL+ >

5.

Which short keys is used for File menu options in current program "Universal help"?

   A.) F5
   B.) F1
   C.) F12
   D.) F8

Answer: Option 'B'

F1

6.

Which short Function key is used to "Find all files" ?

   A.) F1
   B.) F2
   C.) F3
   D.) F4

Answer: Option 'C'

F3

  • 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

7.

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

8.

Which short keys is used to "Paste" Text?

   A.) CTRL+U
   B.) CTRL+V
   C.) CTRL+W
   D.) CTRL+X

Answer: Option 'B'

CTRL+V. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Paste

9.

Which short keys is used to "Delete word to left of cursor" ?

   A.) Ctrl + Space
   B.) Ctrl + Backspace + Alt
   C.) Ctrl + Backspace
   D.) Ctrl + Backspace + Shift

Answer: Option 'C'

Ctrl + Backspace

10.

Which short keys is used to "Undo" Text?

   A.) CTRL+N
   B.) CTRL+Y
   C.) CTRL+X
   D.) CTRL+Z

Answer: Option 'D'

CTRL+Z. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Undo

11.

Which key is used to indent a paragraph in MS word?

   A.) Shift
   B.) tab
   C.) Ctrl
   D.) Esc

Answer: Option 'B'

tab

12.

How will you display the favorites menu using shortcut key?

   A.) Alt + F
   B.) Alt + O
   C.) Ctrl + O
   D.) Ctrl + F

Answer: Option 'B'

Alt + O

13.

Which short keys is used to "Change text to heading 1" ?

   A.) Ctrl + Alt + 1
   B.) Ctrl + Alt + 3
   C.) Ctrl + Alt + 2
   D.) Ctrl + Alt + 4

Answer: Option 'A'

Ctrl + Alt + 1

14.

How to move backward through the options?

   A.) Tab
   B.) Shift + Tab
   C.) Ctrl + Shift +Tab
   D.) None

Answer: Option 'B'

Shift + Tab

15.

The shortcut key to open My computer is

   A.) Windows Logo + F
   B.) Windows Logo + E
   C.) Windows Logo + M
   D.) Windows Logo + H

Answer: Option 'B'

Windows Logo + E

16.

Which short keys is used to "Move one word to the right" ?

   A.) Ctrl + a
   B.) Ctrl + g
   C.) Ctrl + l
   D.) Ctrl + j

Answer: Option 'B'

Ctrl + g

18.

How to close the console?

   A.) Alt + F4
   B.) F4 Key
   C.) Ctrl + C
   D.) Alt + C

Answer: Option 'A'

Alt + F4

19.

The key that is used to update the active window is

   A.) F5
   B.) F6
   C.) F7
   D.) F8

Answer: Option 'A'

F5

20.

Which short keys is used for File menu options in current program "Cut selected item"?

   A.) Ctrl + A
   B.) Ctrl + D
   C.) Ctrl + C
   D.) Ctrl + X

Answer: Option 'D'

Ctrl + X


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