Installing a few outlets in my garage?

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Installing a few outlets in my garage?

Hello! I've never done wiring before, but I decided to tackle adding a few outlets in my garage. I have two questions. 1. I am using metal boxes which I know need to be grounded. There is no raised area for a ground wire in this box like I've seen in other boxes. Will any of the holes do as long as I use the green wire and green screw? 2. Also, I cannot figure out how to attach this faceplate. There are 2 screws with lock nuts in the bag, but I can't figure out how to attach them to the box. Did I get the wrong faceplates? Here are two pics:
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Will any of the holes do as long as I use the green wire and green screw?
If it is a hole tapped for 10-32 yes.

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There should be a tapped hole in the box for a 10-32 ground screw.

The receptacles screw to the cover plate. The cover plate screws to the box.

The garage receptacles should be gfi protected.
 
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Thanks! That helps a great deal!
 
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