Directions:  Read the questions/statements below, select the best answer by clicking the
Record your answers on the "Answer Document" provided to you as you answer each question/statement below.
 
1) When this key is pressed, the cursor (insertion point) moves down and to the beginning of the next line:
a) Tab key
b) Shift key
c) Enter key
d) Space bar
 
2) When this key is pressed, the cursor (insertion point) moves over 5 spaces (default setting) to the right:
a) Tab key
b) Shift key
c) Enter key
d) Space bar
 
3) How do you access the pop-up menu on the desktop to accomplish tasks such as creating a new folder?
a) Click the left mouse button
b) Press the Enter key
c) Press the Ctrl key
d) Click the right mouse button
 
4) What fingers do you use to type #?
a) Left pinkie and right middle finger
b) Right pinkie and left middle finger
c) Left pinkie and right index finger
d) Right pinkie and left index finger
 
5) What symbol/key is used in an email address?
a)  ©
b)  @
c)  :
d)  /
 
6) What is the meaning of GWAM?
a) typing speed
b) typing speed not including errors
c) typing speed including errors
d) typing speed including minutes
 
7) What horizontal spacing option do you use when composing academic reports?
a) Single space
b) One and a half space
c) Double space
d) Normal
 
8) How many blank spaces (blank lines) do you get if you tap the Enter key twice?
a) Zero
b) One
c) Two
d) Three
 
9) Select this option to bring up a prompt to save your work as a file with a different name:
a) Copy
b) Save as
c) Cut
d) Save
 
10) Select this option to write over your current file:
a) Copy
b) Save as
c) Cut
d) Save
 
11) Which option below is NOT one of the ways files/folders can be organized:
a) Color
b) Date
c) Date Modified
d) Type
 
12) How many keystrokes = one word?
a) 3
b) 4
c) 5
d) 6
 
13) When typing in Microsoft Word, what "style" do we use for our Keyboarding lessons?
a) Normal
b) No Spacing
c) Heading 1
d) None of the answers above
 
14) What does Ctrl+A do?
a) Select all
b) Copy all
c) Delete all
d) Print all
 
15) To type properly, which keys should the fingertips of your left hand be placed on?
a) a, d, f, g
b) a, s, d, f
c) d, f, g, h
d) s, d, f, g
 
16) To type properly, which keys should the fingertips of your right hand be placed on?
a) h, j, k, l
b) g, h, j, k
c) h, j k, ;
d) j, k, l, ;
 
17) This describes proper keyboarding technique:
a) Elbows on the armrest, Eyes on the document, Feet flat on the floor, Fingers curved, Sitting straight up in chair
b) Elbows at your side, Eyes on the document, Feet flat on the floor, Fingers curved, Sitting straight up in chair
c) Elbows at your side, Eyes on the document, Feet crossed at ankles, Fingers curved, Sitting straight up in chair
d) Elbows on the armrest, Eyes on the document, Feet flat crossed at ankles, Fingers curved, Sitting straight up in chair
 
18) What does Ctrl+P do?
a) Paste
b) Pause
c) Print
d) Nothing
19) Select which file can NOT be saved on a computer:
a) a typed letter
b) a passport
c) a spreadsheet
d) an image
20) What is the meaning of WPM?
a) typing speed
b) typing speed not including errors
c) typing speed including errors
d) typing speed including minutes
When you are finished, call the instructor BEFORE you click "Grade Me!"


Updated 2 June 2018
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