Other Important Keys
Category : 2nd Class
Other Important Keys keyboard with the space bar, shift, enter, backspace, Arrow keys and Del keys highlighted In addition to the keys discussed above there are some other important keys which have a special purpose. Let us learn about them.
The Space Bar helps us to give space between the words. It is the longest key on the keyboard. Press Space Bar once to give the space of one
character. To give more space, press this key a number of times.
This key helps you to type the signs on top of the numeric keys.
This key helps us to move to the next line. While typing, you just press the Enter key to start writing from a new line.
This key is just like the eraser you use while doing homework. If you have written something wrong on the computer then you can erase it by using the Backspace key. This key helps to erase the letters to the left side of the cursor. The cursor is the blinking line that you see on the screen of the computer. It looks like.
This key helps to erase the letters to the right side of the cursor.
The Arrow keys help in moving the cursor in all the directions (left, right, up or down). Hence they are also called cursor control keys. There are four arrow keys.
While writing a poem on the computer Steve commits few mistakes. He wants to delete the wrong written words. Which one of the following keys he should use to delete the wrong words
(C) Backspace key helps to erase characters from the left side of the cursor.
(A) Shift: Key functions with the help of other key.
(B) Enter: Key is used after completing the line.
(D) Arrow: Keys help you to move the cursor in different directions.
The keys on the keyboard are of various lengths. Few keys are short and a few are long. The _________ is the longest key on the keyboard.
(A) Delete Key
(B) Enter key
(C) Arrow Key
(D) Space Bar
(D) Space bar is the longest key on the keyboard.
(A) Delete key: is a normal size key.
(B) Enter key- is a normal size key.
(C) Arrow key- is a normal size key.
The Right Way to Use Keyboard We should know the right way to use the keyboard. If we use it improperly then we might enter wrong command and damage can also be caused to it.
The following are the ways to use the keyboard properly: v Always remember to press the keys gently.
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