Specialist: keyboards

From the quiz on 25/10/16.

  1. On QWERTY keyboards, which two letter keys on the home row frequently feature small bumps to aid touch typing? F and J

  2. Which American professor of education lends his surname to an alternative, reputedly more ergonomic computer keyboard layout in which the three rows of letters are PYFGCRL, AOEUIDHTNS and QJKXBMWVZ? (August) Dvorak

  3. The Six Wives of Henry VIII and Journey to the Centre of the Earth are solo albums by which English keyboardist, perhaps best known for his (non-consecutive) tenure with the band Yes between 1971 and 2004? Rick Wakeman

  4. Tarantula, Lycosa, Ornata, DeathStalker and the BlackWidow series are high-end computer keyboards produced by which American company? Razer

  5. In most editions of Microsoft Windows (including 95, 98, 2000, XP, Vista, 7, 8 and 10) pressing Windows key + Pause/Break opens which applet from the Control Panel? System (Properties)


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