Keyboard Shortcuts - Basic Computer Knowledge

1.

Which short keys is used to "Copy" Text?

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

Answer: Option 'D'

CTRL+C

2.

The shortcut key Windows Logo + Break is used

   A.) To display desktop
   B.) To display help
   C.) To display system properties dialog box
   D.) To display the items in the active list

Answer: Option 'C'

To display system properties dialog box

3.

For 'open existing presentation' you have to press:

   A.) Ctrl + N
   B.) Ctrl + O
   C.) Ctrl + K
   D.) Ctrl + P

Answer: Option 'B'

Ctrl + O

4.

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

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

Answer: Option 'D'

Ctrl + Del

5.

Which special character is used to "– En dash"?

   A.) alt 0149
   B.) alt 0150
   C.) alt 0151
   D.) alt 0152

Answer: Option 'B'

alt 0150

6.

Which short keys is used to " Activate the thesaurus" ?

   A.) Shift + F10
   B.) Shift + F8
   C.) Shift + F9
   D.) Shift + F7

Answer: Option 'D'

Shift + F7
 

7.

Ctrl + B

   A.) Highlighted selection
   B.) Italic highlighted selection
   C.) Bold highlighted selection
   D.) None of these

Answer: Option 'C'

Bold highlighted selection

8.

Which short keys is used to "Change text to heading 2" ?

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

Answer: Option 'B'

Ctrl + Alt + 2

9.

Which is the shortcut key to invoke spell checker in MS Access?

   A.) F4
   B.) F5
   C.) F7
   D.) F3

Answer: Option 'C'

Answer: Option 'C'
F7

  • File Explorer keyboard shortcuts
    Press this key To do this
    Alt + D Select the address bar
    Ctrl + E Select the search box
    Ctrl + F Select the search box
    Ctrl + N Open a new window
    Ctrl + W Close the active window
    Ctrl + mouse scroll wheel Change the size and appearance of file and folder icons
    Ctrl + Shift + E Display all folders above the selected folder
    Ctrl + Shift + N Create a new folder
    Num Lock + asterisk (*) Display all subfolders under the selected folder
    Num Lock + plus (+) Display the contents of the selected folder
    Num Lock + minus (-) Collapse the selected folder
    Alt + P Display the preview panel
    Alt + Enter Open the Properties dialog box for the selected item
    Alt + Right arrow View the next folder
    Alt + Up arrow View the folder that the folder was in
    Alt + Left arrow View the previous folder
    Backspace View the previous folder
    Right arrow Display the current selection (if it's collapsed), or select the first subfolder
    Left arrow Collapse the current selection (if it's expanded), or select the folder that the folder was in
    End Display the bottom of the active window
    Home Display the top of the active window
    F11 Maximize or minimize the active window

10.

What is the keyboard short cut for closing current workbook?

   A.) Ctrl + F5
   B.) Ctrl + F3
   C.) Ctrl + F2
   D.) Ctrl + F4

Answer: Option 'D'

Answer: Option 'D'
Ctrl + F4

11.

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

  • Virtual desktops keyboard shortcuts
    Press this key To do this
    Windows logo key  + Tab Open Task view
    Windows logo key  + Ctrl + D Add a virtual desktop
    Windows logo key  + Ctrl + Right arrow Switch between virtual desktops you’ve created on the right
    Windows logo key  + Ctrl + Left arrow Switch between virtual desktops you’ve created on the left
    Windows logo key  + Ctrl + F4 Close the virtual desktop you're using

12.

What is the shortcut key for switching between the open items?

   A.) Ctrl + F3
   B.) Alt + Tab
   C.) F6
   D.) Shift + F10

Answer: Option 'B'

Answer: Option 'B'
Alt + Tab

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13.

Shortcut Key for Superscript is:

   A.) Ctrl + Shift + =
   B.) Ctrl + Shift - =
   C.) Ctrl + =
   D.) Ctrl + -

Answer: Option 'A'

Ctrl + Shift + =

14.

Which special character is used to "3⁄4 " ?

   A.) alt 0187
   B.) alt 0188
   C.) alt 0189
   D.) alt 0190

Answer: Option 'D'

alt 0190

15.

Which short keys is used to "to the top" ?

   A.) CTRL+INSERT
   B.) CTRL+HOME
   C.) CTRL+END
   D.) CTRL+ALT

Answer: Option 'B'

CTRL+HOME

CTRL+HOME . . . . . . . . to the top

16.

Which short keys is used for File menu options in current program "Select all text"?

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

Answer: Option 'A'

Ctrl + A

17.

Which short keys is used to "Opens task manager, reboots the computer" ?

   A.) CTRL+ALT+ENTER
   B.) CTRL+ALT+SPACE
   C.) CTRL+ALT+DEL
   D.) CTRL+ALT+F1

Answer: Option 'C'

CTRL+ALT+DEL . . . . . . . . . . Opens task manager, reboots the computer

18.

Which function key is used to "Save as" ?

   A.) F1
   B.) F7
   C.) F12
   D.) F4

Answer: Option 'C'

F12

19.

Which short keys is used to "Switch to parent folder" ?

   A.) SPACE
   B.) BACKSPACE
   C.) ENTER
   D.) ALT

Answer: Option 'B'

BACKSPACE

20.

In Microsoft Word shortcut for delete is _______ 

   A.) paste something
   B.) undo something
   C.) redo something
   D.) end something

Answer: Option 'B'

undo something

21.

Which special character is used to ’ Closing single quote ?

   A.) alt 0143
   B.) alt 0144
   C.) alt 0145
   D.) alt 0146

Answer: Option 'D'

alt 0146

22.

What is the keyboard short key to open new window document?

   A.) Ctrl + S
   B.) Ctrl + N
   C.) Ctrl + W
   D.) Ctrl + F

Answer: Option 'B'

Answer: Option 'B'
Ctrl + N

23.

Which short keys is used to "to end of line, or far right of field or screen" ?

   A.) Home
   B.) Page Down
   C.) Page Up
   D.) End

Answer: Option 'D'

End

24.

Which short keys is used to "Open find box" ?

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

Answer: Option 'D'

Ctrl + F

25.

How will you display the start menu?

   A.) Alt + Home
   B.) Ctrl + Home
   C.) Ctrl + Alt + Home
   D.) Ctrl + M

Answer: Option 'A'

Alt + Home


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