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Backspace: Quiz


Question 1: Also, the delete key often works as a generic command to remove an object (such as an image inside a document, or a file in a ________), while backspace usually has no effect.
Norton CommanderFile managerFinder (software)Konqueror

Question 2: That control code could also be accessed by pressing Control-H, as ________ is the eighth letter of the Latin alphabet.

Question 3: It has to some degree been replaced with the combining diacritical marks mechanism of ________, though such characters do not work well with many fonts, and precomposed characters continue to be used.
UnicodeUniversal Character SetUTF-8Han unification

Question 4: Some software like TeX or ________ use the opposite method for diacritical marks, namely positioning the accent first, and then the base letter on its position.
DirectXMicrosoft WindowsInternet ExplorerInternet Information Services

Question 5: This is the basis for such spacing modifiers in computer character sets such as the ________ caret (^, for the circumflex accent).
ASCIICode page 437ISO/IEC 8859-1Windows-1252

Question 6: Pressing the backspace key on a computer terminal would generate the ________ code 08, BS or Backspace, a control code which would delete the preceding character.
ISO/IEC 8859-1Code page 437ASCIIWindows-1252

Question 7: The backspace key is commonly used to go back a page when exploring folders in graphical environments, or when browsing the Web in ________.
Internet Explorer 3Web browserOpera (web browser)Internet Explorer

Question 8: Backspace is the keyboard key that originally pushed the ________ carriage one position backwards, and in modern computer displays moves the cursor one position backwards, deletes the preceding character, and shifts back the text after it by one position.
TypewriterE. Remington and SonsBlickensderfer typewriterIBM Selectric typewriter


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