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Computer Literacy Module 1 Lesson 10



True/False
Indicate whether the sentence or statement is true or false.
 

 1. 

In Windows XP, subfolders and parent folders are used to organize the data on your disk.
 

 2. 

To create a subfolder, click the Make a new subfolder option in the Tasks panel on the left.
 

 3. 

Double-clicking an application file icon in the contents pane will open the program.
 

 4. 

To select two or more files that are adjacent to one another, click the first file, press and hold down the Ctrl key, and then click the last file in the series.
 

 5. 

A source file is the file to be copied.
 

 6. 

The naming conventions for folders are very different from those used to name files.
 

 7. 

Folder icons look like actual manila folders used in a filing cabinet.
 

 8. 

When you create a document file, you create a link between a document and an application.
 

 9. 

All document icons appear as a disk with a superimposed graphic on it.
 

 10. 

If you copy a file with a long filename to a system that doesn’t support long filenames, the long filename will be changed to newfile.
 

 11. 

Files created in applications running under DOS can have filenames up to 15 characters in length.
 

 12. 

Application programs will not work if they cannot locate associated folder names.
 

 13. 

When you delete a folder or subfolder, you do not delete the files in it.
 

 14. 

If you delete a file from a floppy disk, you can still recover it from the Recycle Bin until the bin is emptied.
 

 15. 

A file or folder you have selected remains selected even if it moves out of view when you scroll through the window.
 

Multiple Choice
Identify the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 

 16. 

The ____ program rearranges the files on your disk so that it performs optimally.
a.
Disk Cleanup
c.
Drive Space
b.
Disk Defragmenter
d.
Check Disk
 

 17. 

The ____ program searches your disk and shows you files that can safely be deleted.
a.
Disk Cleanup
c.
Drive Space
b.
Disk Defragmenter
d.
Check Disk
 

 18. 

If you were working with DOS or an old version of Windows, which of the following filenames would have been acceptable?
a.
jlscocon.doc
c.
JL Smith & Company Contract
b.
JL Smith.doc
d.
jlscocon.doct
 

 19. 

To create a new folder in Explorer, you can ____.
a.
choose New from the File menu and then select Folder
b.
right-click in the contents pane of the drive folder and then chose New from the shortcut menu and Folder from the submenu
c.
open the My Computer window and click the New button on the Standard toolbar
d.
both a and b
 

 20. 

In the filename contract.doc, the “doc” is referred as the ____.
a.
extension
c.
program
b.
suffix
d.
type
 

 21. 

To select files that are not adjacent, press and hold down the ____ key.
a.
Alt
c.
Ctrl
b.
Shift
d.
F1
 

 22. 

To run an application from Explorer, you can ____.
a.
select the icon and then choose the Open option on the File menu
b.
double-click an icon
c.
select the icon and then click the Open button on the Standard toolbar
d.
both a and b
 

 23. 

____ icons are graphic images that clearly represent drives, disks, or places, such as My Desktop.
a.
Application
c.
Location
b.
Document
d.
Filmstrip
 

 24. 

Windows XP allows filenames to be up to ____ characters long.
a.
8
c.
575
b.
100
d.
255
 

 25. 

The ____ is the folder or disk where a copied file will be placed.
a.
destination
c.
filename
b.
source
d.
selection
 

 26. 

Which key would you press to rename a folder selected in the contents pane of Explorer?
a.
Ctrl
c.
F10
b.
F2
d.
Rnm
 

 27. 

When you ____ a file, you remove it from its original location and place it in the destination location.
a.
move
c.
reorder
b.
copy
d.
sort
 

 28. 

The ____ serves as a temporary storage folder for deleted files.
a.
Confirm Delete box
c.
Recycle Bin
b.
Trash Can
d.
Destination folder
 

 29. 

Which of the following system tools is not provided with Windows?
a.
error-checking tool
c.
disk defragmenter
b.
spyware detector
d.
disk cleanup tool
 

 30. 

Files that are stored in clusters that are not near each other on the disk are called ____ files.
a.
unclustered
c.
disk
b.
fragmented
d.
contiguous
 

Completion
Complete each sentence or statement.
 

 31. 

You can use the ____________________ program to remove installed programs from your computer that you do not use.
 

 

 32. 

When you create a subfolder, you place it under a(n) ____________________ folder.
 

 

 33. 

To salvage a file that has been placed in the Recycle Bin, open the Recycle Bin, select the file, and choose ____________________ from the File menu.
 

 

 34. 

Windows XP creates a(n) ____________________ to allow older programs to read files that have long filenames.
 

 

 35. 

A file or folder can get “lost” if you ____________________ it without considering the consequences.
 

 

 36. 

When you ____________________ a file, you place a duplicate of the file in a different location.
 

 

 37. 

Hard disks and floppy disks store data in allocation units, also called  ____________________.
 

 

 38. 

A(n) ____________________ file icon sometimes looks like a miniature window.
 

 

 39. 

The part of a filename that follows the “dot” separator is called the ____________________.
 

 

 40. 

Folders deleted from a hard disk are transferred by default to the ____________________.
 

 

 41. 

To select all the files in a folder, use the Select All command on the ____________________ menu.
 

 

 42. 

____________________ are used to organize files on a disk.
 

 

 43. 

A document file is linked to the ____________________ used to create it.
 

 

 44. 

The extension used to designate files in the hypertext markup language format used for Web pages is _____________________.
 

 

 45. 

When you press and hold down the ____________________ key, you can select several adjacent files in a series.
 

 

 46. 

An easy way to move a file in Windows Explorer is to select it and then use the mouse to ____________________ it to a new location.
 

 

 47. 

The ______________________________ message box warns you if you try to copy or move a file to a location where an identically named file already exists.
 

 

 48. 

If your _______________ is not in good working order, you may find your computer slow in responding or may have trouble running programs and opening documents.
 

 

 49. 

To enhance disk performance and optimize efficiency, you should ___________________ the hard disk to rearrange disk files.
 

 

 50. 

When you _____________________ a file, the file is taken from its source to a new destination.
 

 



 
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