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Important Computer Shortcut Keys for Assam Direct Recruitment (ADRE) Grade 3 Computer Skill Exam/ Test

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Assam Direct Recruitment Computer Test- Computer Shortcut Keys:

Computer Awareness is a common section for the Assam Direct Recruitment (ADRE) Computer Test Exam in the State of Assam. The list of computer shortcut keys is a question that may not just be asked as a part of the Computer section but may also be asked in the General Awareness section in a few cases.

Candidates who are looking forward to applying for any of the upcoming Assam Direct Recruitment (ADRE) Grade III Compter Test examination can check the latest notifications for the Government exams at the linked article.

Since the computer shortcut keys form an important part of the computer awareness syllabus, we have given the list of these shortcut keys further below in this article. Also, a few sample questions which may be asked based on this topic have been discussed below.

List of Computer Shortcut Keys- ADRE Grade III Computer Skill Test/ Exam

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The table given below mentions the list of shortcut keyboard keys, mainly used for operations in MS Office and its applications. Candidates can go through the list carefully and must know them for basic computer operations as well.

Computer Shortcut Keys
Shortcut Keys Function
Alt+F Displays the File menu options
Alt+E Opens the  Edit options 
Alt+Tab Switch between open programs
F1 Used by every Windows program for Help
F2 To Rename a selected file
F5 Refresh the page or current window
Ctrl+D To Bookmarks the current page (for most Browsers)
Ctrl+N Create a new or blank document or open a new tab in the Internet Browser
Ctrl+O To Open a file
Ctrl+A Select the entire text at once
Ctrl+B Change the text to Bold
Ctrl+I Change the Text to Italics
Ctrl+U Underline the selected text
Ctrl+S Save the file or document you are working on
Ctrl+X Cut selected part of the text or image
Shift+Del Remove the selected items
Ctrl+C To copy the text or image
Ctrl+V To Paste
Ctrl+Y Redo last action
Ctrl+Z Undo last action
Ctrl+K Insert hyperlink for selected text.
Ctrl+P To print the document
Home Moves the beginning of the current line
Ctrl+Home Moves to the beginning of the document
End Moves to the end of the line
Ctrl+End Moves to the end of the document
Ctrl+Left arrow Moves one word to the left at a time.
Ctrl+Right arrow Moves one word to the right at a time.
Alt+F4 To close the program currently active
Alt+Enter Open the properties for the selected item 
Ctrl + Shift + Spacebar  Create a non-breaking space
Ctrl + Shift+ <  Decrease font size one value
Ctrl + Shift + >   Increase the font size one value
Ctrl + [  Increase the font size by 1 point
Ctrl + ]  Decrease the font size by 1 point
Ctrl + Spacebar Remove paragraph or character formatting
Ctrl + Alt + V  Paste special
Ctrl + Shift + V   Paste formatting only
Ctrl+F10  Maximise the document window
Ctrl + Shift + T  Enter the current time
Ctrl + ; Enter the current date
Shift + F3  Open the Excel formula window
Shift + F5 Bring up search box.
Ctrl + F9  Minimise current workbook
Ctrl + F10 Maximise currently selected workbook
Ctrl + F6  Switch between open workbooks/window
Ctrl + Page Down  Move between Excel worksheets in the same Excel document
Ctrl + Tab Move between two or more open Excel files
Ctrl + Page Up  Move between Excel worksheet in the same Excel document
Alt + = Create a formula to sum all of the cells
Ctrl + ’ Insert the value of the above cell into cell currently selected.
Ctrl + Arrow key  Move to next section to text
Ctrl + Space Select entire column
Shift + Space Select entire row
Ctrl+L To left-align the selected text
Ctrl+R To right-align the selected text
Ctrl+J To justify the selected text
Ctrl+E To centre align the text
Ctrl+Del To delete the word to the right
Shift+Del To permanently delete a file
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The above list s for most and frequently used shortcut keys and candidates must remember them so that they are able to answer direct questions based on the topic of shortcut keys.

Assam Direct Recruitment Computer Skill Test Shortcut Keys – Sample Questions

Given below are a few sample questions which shall help candidates understand the type of questions which may be asked with respect to this topic.

Q 1. What along with the “ctrl” key needs to be pressed in order to cut a part of the text written in MS Word?

  1. X
  2. C
  3. alt
  4. alt+C
  5. Z

Answer: (1) X; “ctrl+X” needs to pressed to cut a part of text or image from an MS Word document

Q 2. Which of the given pairs of keys need to be pressed in order to move at the beginning of a document?

  1. F1+A
  2. ctrl+alt+home
  3. alt+A
  4. ctrl+home
  5. alt+home+A

Answer: (4) ctrl+home

Q 3. _________ shortcut keys must be used to select an entire row.

  1. ctrl+space
  2. ctrl+alt+shift
  3. shift+space
  4. ctrl+L
  5. alt+shift+L

Answer: (3) shift+space

Q 4. To move between two more MS Excel files, which shortcut keys can be used?

  1. ctrl+Tab
  2. Ctrl+V
  3. Alt+space
  4. Ctrl+T
  5. alt+Tab

Answer: (1) ctrl+Tab

Q 5. Shift+ctrl+___  keys are used to decrease the size of the font by one number. What should come in place of the blank?

  1. +
  2. >
  3. <
  4. D
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Answer: (4) <

Q 6. What is the function of the F2 key?

  1. To increase the brightness of the system
  2. To save a file
  3. To rename a file
  4. To add an extra sheet in MS Excel
  5. To copy the file to another drive

Answer: (3) To rename a file

Q 7. To bookmark the current page, which shortcut keys can be used?

  1. ctrl+D
  2. ctrl+X
  3. shift+D
  4. alt+D
  5. alt+X

Answer: (1) ctrl+D

Q 8. What is the function of the shortcut key “ctrl+shift+T”?

  1. To copy the text from one folder to another
  2. To enter the time
  3. To have a text break in the file
  4. To skip any text break in the document
  5. To open a new tab in Internet Explorer

Answer: (2) To enter the time

Q 9. Which shortcut keys from the given options can be used to add a hyperlink to the selected text?

  1. ctrl+H
  2. ctrl+U
  3. ctrl+P
  4. ctrl+L
  5. ctrl+K

Answer: (5) ctrl+K

Q 10. In MS-Excel, which shortcut keys can be used to create a formula to sum all of the cells?

  1. Alt+sum
  2. alt+=
  3. alt+F
  4. alt+F4
  5. alt+ctrl+F4

Answer: (2) alt+=

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