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File management is a convenient way to keep everything on your computer together. It ensures that your files are organized and up to date. Managing your files entails that you create and assemble them by file type. According to this quiz, you must understand how to open Windows Explorer and resave a file in an alternate extension. Make sure you take your certificate after you ace this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    To open Windows Explorer you click..

    • A.

      File and then Open

    • B.

      Start and then All Programs

    • C.

      Edit and then Paste

    • D.

      Internet Explorer and then Search

    Correct Answer
    B. Start and then All Programs
    Explanation
    To open Windows Explorer, you need to click on "Start" which is typically located at the bottom left corner of the screen, and then select "All Programs" from the menu that appears. Windows Explorer is usually listed within the "All Programs" section, allowing you to access and navigate through your computer's files and folders.

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  • 2. 

    You can create a sub-folder within a folder.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    You can create a sub-folder within a folder, which means that you can organize your files and folders in a hierarchical structure. This allows for better organization and easier navigation of your files and folders.

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  • 3. 

    The file extension that represents a spreadsheet application is?

    • A.

      .bmp

    • B.

      .mdb

    • C.

      .htm

    • D.

      .xls

    Correct Answer
    D. .xls
    Explanation
    The file extension ".xls" represents a spreadsheet application. This extension is commonly associated with Microsoft Excel, which is a widely used spreadsheet program. By using the ".xls" extension, the file can be easily recognized and opened by spreadsheet applications that support this format. Other file extensions mentioned in the question, such as ".bmp", ".mdb", and ".htm", do not typically represent spreadsheet applications.

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  • 4. 

    You can not rename a file once it is saved?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    You can rename a file once it is saved. This can be done by selecting the file, right-clicking on it, choosing the "Rename" option, and then entering the desired new name for the file. Renaming a file allows users to change its name without altering its content or location.

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  • 5. 

    You can resave a file in an alternate extension.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    You can change the file extension of a file to an alternate extension, allowing you to save it in a different format. This can be useful when you want to convert a file from one format to another, such as changing a .docx file to a .pdf file. By resaving the file with a different extension, you can ensure that it is compatible with the desired software or platform.

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  • 6. 

    You can restore a file from the Recycle bin but you can not restore a folder.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    This statement is false. Both files and folders can be restored from the Recycle bin. When you delete a file or folder, it is moved to the Recycle bin instead of being permanently deleted. From the Recycle bin, you can choose to restore either a file or a folder back to its original location on your computer.

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  • 7. 

    What is a file extension?

    • A.

      A large file.

    • B.

      Letters in a file name that indicate the format.

    • C.

      An additional part of a file.

    • D.

      Any file name.

    Correct Answer
    B. Letters in a file name that indicate the format.
    Explanation
    A file extension refers to the letters in a file name that indicate the format of the file. It is a suffix added to the end of a file name, usually separated by a period. The file extension helps to identify the type of file and determines which program should be used to open and interpret the file.

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  • 8. 

    You need to organize your directories, folders, and files on your computer. Which one of the following would best suit your needs?

    • A.

      Microsoft Word.

    • B.

      Any spreadsheet application.

    • C.

      Windows Explorer.

    • D.

      Microsoft Internet Explorer.

    Correct Answer
    C. Windows Explorer.
    Explanation
    Windows Explorer is the best option for organizing directories, folders, and files on a computer. It is a file management system provided by the Windows operating system that allows users to navigate through their computer's file system, create new folders, move and rename files, and perform various other file management tasks. Microsoft Word and any spreadsheet application are specific software used for creating and editing documents and spreadsheets respectively, while Microsoft Internet Explorer is a web browser. Therefore, Windows Explorer is the most suitable choice for organizing directories, folders, and files.

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  • 9. 

    You have just deleted an entire folder. How can you retrieve the contents?

    • A.

      By emptying the Recycle Bin.

    • B.

      By restoring the folder from the Recycle Bin.

    • C.

      You can’t-once deleted, its contents can’t be retrieved.

    • D.

      You don’t need to. Only the folder has been deleted-not its contents.

    Correct Answer
    B. By restoring the folder from the Recycle Bin.
    Explanation
    When a folder is deleted, it is sent to the Recycle Bin. The Recycle Bin acts as a temporary storage for deleted files and folders, allowing users to restore them if needed. Therefore, the contents of the deleted folder can be retrieved by restoring the folder from the Recycle Bin.

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  • 10. 

    You want to select two files that do not appear next to each other. Which key on the keyboard will you need to use?

    • A.

      Shift Key

    • B.

      Alt Key

    • C.

      Ctrl Key

    • D.

      Esc Key

    Correct Answer
    C. Ctrl Key
    Explanation
    The Ctrl key on the keyboard is used to select multiple non-contiguous files. By holding down the Ctrl key and clicking on individual files, you can select multiple files that are not next to each other. This allows you to choose files that are scattered throughout a folder or directory without selecting all the files in between. The Ctrl key is commonly used for this purpose in various operating systems and software applications.

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