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File Management Trivia Questions - Quiz

Students will take this quiz after going over basic file management as a class.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What do you do to select an icon?

    • A.

      Left click

    • B.

      Right click

    • C.

      Double click

    • D.

      Scrolled

    Correct Answer
    A. Left click
    Explanation
    To select an icon, you would typically use a left click. This involves pressing the left button on the mouse once to highlight or activate the icon. Left clicking is the most common method for selecting items on a computer screen and is widely used for various actions such as opening files, launching applications, or selecting options from menus.

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  • 2. 

    What do you do to get a menu when clicking on an icon?

    • A.

      Left click

    • B.

      Right click

    • C.

      Double click

    • D.

      Scrolled

    Correct Answer
    B. Right click
    Explanation
    To get a menu when clicking on an icon, the correct action is to right click. Right clicking on an icon typically brings up a contextual menu with various options related to the icon or the program it represents. This menu allows the user to access additional features or perform specific actions based on their needs or preferences.

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  • 3. 

    What do you do to open an application from an icon?

    • A.

      Left click

    • B.

      Right click

    • C.

      Double click

    • D.

      Scroll

    Correct Answer
    C. Double click
    Explanation
    To open an application from an icon, you need to double click on it. Double clicking means quickly pressing the left mouse button twice in succession. This action is commonly used to activate or open an item, such as an application, file, or folder. By double clicking on an application icon, you initiate the command to launch the application and it will start running on your computer.

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  • 4. 

    What type of icon takes you to another place quickly?

    • A.

      File

    • B.

      Folder

    • C.

      Application

    • D.

      Shortcut

    Correct Answer
    D. Shortcut
    Explanation
    A shortcut is a type of icon that takes you to another place quickly. It is a link or reference to a file, folder, or application that allows you to access it without having to navigate through multiple levels of directories or menus. By clicking on a shortcut, you can instantly open the desired location or launch the desired application, saving time and effort.

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  • 5. 

    What icon opens a program?

    • A.

      File

    • B.

      Folder

    • C.

      Application

    • D.

      Short cut

    Correct Answer
    C. Application
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "application" because an application is a computer program that is designed to perform specific tasks or functions. When you click on the application icon, it opens the program and allows you to access its features and functionalities.

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  • 6. 

     What type of icon is this?

    • A.

      File

    • B.

      Folder

    • C.

      Application

    • D.

      Shortcut

    Correct Answer
    B. Folder
    Explanation
    This icon represents a folder. Folders are used to organize and store files and other folders on a computer or electronic device. They are typically used to group related files together and make it easier for users to locate and access specific files. The folder icon often resembles a small rectangular shape with tabs or flaps on the side, mimicking a physical folder used for organizing paper documents.

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  • 7. 

     What type of icon is this?

    • A.

      File

    • B.

      Folder

    • C.

      Application

    • D.

      Shortcut

    Correct Answer
    A. File
    Explanation
    This icon represents a file. It is commonly used to depict a document or data that is stored on a computer or device. Files can contain various types of information, such as text, images, audio, or video. The icon typically resembles a sheet of paper or a document folder, symbolizing the concept of storing and organizing digital files.

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  • 8. 

    Which one is a bigger amount of space?

    • A.

      Task plane

    • B.

      Desktop

    • C.

      Start button

    • D.

      Icon

    Correct Answer
    B. Desktop
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "desktop" because it refers to the entire screen area where icons, windows, and applications are displayed. It encompasses a larger amount of space compared to the other options listed, such as the taskbar, start button, or individual icons, which are smaller components within the desktop environment.

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  • 9. 

    What area holds all the things you are currently working on?

    • A.

      Task plane

    • B.

      Desk top

    • C.

      Start button

    • D.

      Icon

    Correct Answer
    A. Task plane
    Explanation
    The task plane is the area that holds all the things you are currently working on. It is a virtual space on your computer screen where you can see and access all the open applications, windows, and tasks. It allows you to switch between different tasks and manage your workflow efficiently.

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  • 10. 

     What is this?

    • A.

      Task plane

    • B.

      Desk top

    • C.

      Start button

    • D.

      Icon

    Correct Answer
    C. Start button
    Explanation
    The start button is the correct answer because it is a commonly used term in computing. The start button is typically found on the taskbar of a desktop computer and is used to access the start menu, which allows users to open programs, access files, and perform various tasks on their computer. The other options listed (task plane, desk top, icon) do not accurately describe the object or concept being referred to in the question.

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  • 11. 

    What do you do to open a folder?

    • A.

      Left click

    • B.

      Right click

    • C.

      Double click

    • D.

      Scroll

    Correct Answer
    C. Double click
    Explanation
    To open a folder, you typically perform a double click. Double clicking is a common action used to open files, folders, and applications on a computer. This involves rapidly pressing the left mouse button twice in succession. By double clicking on a folder, you can access its contents and view the files and subfolders within it.

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  • 12. 

    What will happen if I double click and icon?

    • A.

      You will get a menu

    • B.

      It will open

    • C.

      It will be selected

    Correct Answer
    B. It will open
    Explanation
    When you double click an icon, it will open the corresponding file or application. This action triggers the operating system to execute the necessary commands to launch the program or display the contents of the file. By double clicking, you are indicating to the computer that you want to access and interact with the item represented by the icon.

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  • 13. 

    How do you open an application?

    • A.

      Left click

    • B.

      Right click

    • C.

      Double click

    • D.

      Scroll

    Correct Answer
    C. Double click
    Explanation
    To open an application, you need to perform a double click. This action involves quickly pressing and releasing the left mouse button twice in succession. By double clicking on the application icon or shortcut, the operating system recognizes this input as a command to launch the program. This is a common method used to open applications on desktop computers and laptops.

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  • 14. 

    What will happen if I right click on an icon?

    • A.

      You will get a menu

    • B.

      It will open

    • C.

      It will be selected

    Correct Answer
    C. It will be selected
    Explanation
    If you right-click on an icon, it will be selected. Right-clicking on an icon typically brings up a context menu with various options related to that icon or object. However, the act of right-clicking itself does not directly open or activate the icon; instead, it highlights or selects the icon, allowing you to perform actions on it using the context menu.

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  • 15. 

    What is the i: drive for?

    • A.

      To open files from your teacher

    • B.

      To use applications not on your computer

    • C.

      To save things to the computer

    • D.

      For students to save their work

    Correct Answer
    B. To use applications not on your computer
    Explanation
    The i: drive is used to access applications that are not stored on your computer. This means that you can use software or programs that are located on a shared network drive or server. By accessing these applications through the i: drive, you can use them without having to install them on your own computer. This can be useful in situations where certain software is required for specific tasks or projects, but you do not have the program installed locally.

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  • 16. 

    What is the h: drive for?

    • A.

      To open files from your teacher

    • B.

      To use applications not on your computer

    • C.

      To save things to the computer

    • D.

      For students to save their work

    Correct Answer
    D. For students to save their work
    Explanation
    The h: drive is provided for students to save their work. This allows them to store their files and documents securely on the computer system. It ensures that their work is easily accessible and can be retrieved whenever needed. The h: drive is a designated space specifically for students to save and organize their assignments, projects, and other academic materials.

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  • 17. 

    What is the k: drive for?

    • A.

      To open files from your teacher

    • B.

      To use applications not on your computer

    • C.

      To save things to the computer

    • D.

      For students to save their work

    Correct Answer
    A. To open files from your teacher
    Explanation
    The correct answer is to open files from your teacher. The K: drive is typically used in educational settings as a shared network drive where teachers can upload files for students to access. This allows teachers to distribute materials such as assignments, handouts, or readings to their students easily. Students can then open and view these files directly from the K: drive without the need for physical copies or individual transfers.

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  • 18. 

    What is the c: drive for?

    • A.

      To open files from your teacher

    • B.

      To use applications not on your computer

    • C.

      To save things to the computer

    • D.

      For students to save their work

    Correct Answer
    C. To save things to the computer
    Explanation
    The C: drive is used to save things to the computer. It is a storage location on the computer's hard drive where users can store files, documents, programs, and other data. By saving items to the C: drive, users can access and retrieve their saved data at any time, even when the computer is turned off or restarted. It provides a permanent storage solution for users to keep their files and data securely on their computer.

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  • 19. 

    What do you click on to see a list of programs on your computer?

    • A.

      Recycle bin

    • B.

      My documents

    • C.

      Start button

    • D.

      My computer

    Correct Answer
    C. Start button
    Explanation
    The start button is the correct answer because it is the main button on the Windows operating system that allows users to access various programs and features on their computer. By clicking on the start button, a list of programs installed on the computer will appear, providing easy access to launch them.

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