21st Century is called the new era of Science and Technology. With the increase in the speed of technology, surely you don’t wish to stay back. All the bank and competitive exams have moved from pen-paper test to online examination. Hence, it is important for you to have basic knowledge about computers.
There are questions asked on computer awareness in exams such as IBPS PO, and IBPS SO. The computer awareness section can be cracked easily if you know this list of keyboard shortcuts. This list of keyboard shortcuts will help you improve your speed and score in questions asked from the section of computer awareness for IBPS PO and IBPS SO.
Computer Awareness For IBPS PO & IBPS SO – List Of General keyboard shortcuts.
Alt + Tab: Switch between open applications in all versions of Windows.
Alt + Shift + Tab: To reverse the above direction
Ctrl + Tab: Switches between program groups, tabs, or document windows in applications that support this feature.
Ctrl + Shift + Tab: To reverse the above direction
Alt + double-click: Displays the properties of the object you double-click on in Windows 95 and later. For example, doing this on a file would display its properties.
Alt + Print Screen: Create a screenshot only for the active program window in all versions of Windows. For example, if you opened the calculator and pressed these shortcut keys, only the calculator window would be created as a screenshot. If just the Print Screen key is pressed the whole screen will be made into a screenshot.
Ctrl + Alt + Del: Open the Windows option screen for locking computer, switching user, Task Manager, etc. in later versions of Windows.
Ctrl + Shift + Esc: Immediately brings up the Windows Task Manager in Windows 2000 and later.
Ctrl + Esc: Open the Windows Start menu in most versions of Windows. In Windows 8 this opens the Start screen and in Windows 3.x this would bring up the Task Manager.
Alt + Esc: Switch between open applications on Taskbar in Windows 95 and later.
Alt + Spacebar: Drops down the window control menu for the currently open Windows program in Windows 95 and later.
Alt + Enter: Opens properties window of selected icon or program in Windows 95 and later.
Shift + Del: Will delete any file or other objects without throwing it into the Recycle Bin in Windows 95 and later.
Hold down the Shift key: When putting in an audio or data CD that uses Autoplay, holding down the Shift key will prevent that CD from playing.
Alt + F: File menu options in current program.
Alt + E: Edit options in current program
Alt + Tab: Switch between open programs
F1: Universal Help in almost every Windows program.
F2: Rename a selected file
F5: Refresh the current program window
Ctrl + N: Create a new, blank document in some software programs
Ctrl + O: Open a file in current software program
Ctrl + A: Select all text.
Ctrl + B: Change selected text to be Bold
Ctrl + I: Change selected text to be in Italics
Ctrl + U: Change selected text to be Underlined
Ctrl + F: Open find window for current document or window.
Ctrl + S: Save current document file.
Ctrl + X: Cut selected item.
Shift + Del: Cut selected item.
Ctrl + C: Copy selected item.
Ctrl + Ins: Copy selected item
Ctrl + V: Paste
Shift + Ins: Paste
Ctrl + K: Insert hyperlink for selected text
Ctrl + P: Print the current page or document.
Home: Goes to beginning of current line.
Ctrl + Home: Goes to beginning of the document.
End: Goes to end of current line.
Ctrl + End: Goes to end of the document.
Shift + Home: Highlights from current position to the beginning of a line.
Shift + End: Highlights from current position to end of the line.
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: Close the currently active program
Alt + Enter: Open the Properties for the selected item (file, folder, shortcut)
Hope this list of keyboard shortcuts have helped you prepare for the section of computer awareness for IBPS PO and IBPS SO 2017 exam. Ace the IBPS PO Mains and IBPS SO 2017-18 examination by kick-starting your preparation now.