The Practice Test for Typing and Data Entry

Touch Typing Lesson 22: ! & ? Keys

This typing lesson will teach you how to touch type with the ! [exclaimation mark] and ? [question mark] keys. If you already know the keyboard, try our our business drills or alphabet drills for more relevant practice exercises.

Instructions:

  • Begin with your fingers on the home row.
  • The '!' key is above the 'Q' key (under your left pinkie finger), reach your finger up to hit it while pressing the shift key.
  • The '?' key is below the ':' key (under your right pinkie finger), curl your finger down to hit it while pressing the shift key.
qwerty keyboard with ! & ? keys highlighted
  • Once you learn where these keys are, try to type them without looking at your fingers. Scroll down if needed to type the following:
  • When you feel confident you can type these keys without looking, go on to the next lesson.

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To find out how fast you type, just start typing in the blank textbox on the right of the test prompt. You will see your progress, including errors on the left side as you type.

You can fix errors as you go, or correct them at the end with the help of the spell checker. If you need to restart the test, delete the text in the text box. Interactive feedback shows you your current wpm and accuracy.

In order to complete the test and share your results, you need to get 100% accuracy. You can review your progress for this session with the feedback chart below. Just hover over a dot to see what your average speed and accruacy are for that key.

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