NCERT Solutions for Class 1 Computer Chapter 6 Using a Keyboard updated for new academic session 2023-24 CBSE and State board. Students of Grade 1 Computer Science can take help here to know about the functions of keyboard in chapter 6.
The Keyboard of Computer
The buttons on the keyboard are known as keys. There are about 104 keys on a keyboard.
Let us know about these keys one by one. Alphabet keys (A to Z). Alphabet keys are used to type letters and words on the computer. The standard keyboard is called Qwerty Keyboard because the first six keys on the top row of letters spell QWERTY.
Here we can see alphabet keys.
Numeric Keys (0 to 9)
Numeric keys (0 to 9) are used to type numbers on the computer. You can also use the Numeric Keypad which is on the right side of the keyboard.
Enter Key (Return Key)
When you finish typing an instruction, you press the enter key. Enter Key moves the cursor to the next line. You can use Enter key to enter the command into the computer.
Spacebar, Delete and Arrow Keys
This key is the longest key on the Keyboard. It is used to give space in between words.
The Delete key is used to delete anything from the computer.
The Arrow keys are used to move the cursor in up, down, right or left direction.
Rearrange the following jumbled words to make meaningful words.
Tab, Caps Lock and Function Keys
To move the cursor to a preset location on the monitor.
Caps Lock Key
It is used to type any alphabet in capital letters on the computer.
Function Keys (F1 to F12)
Look at the top of the keyboard. You see keys marked with F1 to F12. These keys are called Function Keys. These are used for performing special functions.
Shift and Backspace Keys
It is used to give capital letters. For this you have to press the Shift key along with the desired letter.
It is used to erase anything typed on the left side of the cursor.
Write the keys to the following.
- To write words.
- To write numbers.
- To delete words.
- To execute the command.
- To move cursor to preset location.
- To write capital letters.