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Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.

____    1. ____ is formalized education that typically takes place using a computer and the Internet.
           a. Distance learning                              c. Multitasking
           b. Telecommuting                                  d. Network education
____    2. A(n) ____ is a collection of data that has a name and is stored in a computer.
           a. file                                           c. drive
           b. archive                                        d. object
____    3. A file is often referred to as a(n) ____.
           a. wizard                                         c. pane
           b. document                                       d. device
____    4. You organize files by storing them in ____.
           a. archives                                       c. indexes
           b. folders                                        d. lists
____    5. ____ disks are permanently stored on a computer.
           a. Compact                                        c. Floppy
           b. Zip                                            d. Hard
____    6. Each ____ in a computer contains folders that hold documents.
           a. pane                                           c. disk
           b. group                                          d. cluster
____    7. Which of the following is NOT a removable medium?
           a. CD                                             c. DVD
           b. USB drive                                      d. hard disk
____    8. The term “folder window” refers to any window that displays the contents of a folder, including the ____
           a. Computer                                       c. Recycle Bin
           b. Windows Explorer                               d. All of the above
____    9. ____ disks are the most popular type of computer storage.
           a. Hard                                           c. Floppy
           b. Compact                                        d. Zip
____   10. The top level of the file system is known as the ____.
           a. directory                                      c. root directory
           b. operating system                               d. hierarchy
____   11. To have your computer access a removable disk, you must insert the disk into a ____.
           a. directory                                      c. drive
           b. volume                                         d. share
____   12. Most contemporary computers have ports for more than one ____ drive.
           a. USB                                            c. CD
           b. floppy disk                                    d. DVD
____   13. Which of the following is likely to be the drive letter for a USB drive?
           a. A                                              c. C
           b. B                                              d. D
____   14. A computer distinguishes one drive from another by assigning each a drive ____.
           a. score                                          c. rank
           b. number                                         d. letter
____ 15. The hard disk is usually assigned to drive ____.
         a. A                                              c. C
         b. B                                              d. D
____ 16. Windows organizes files and folders in a ____ system.
         a. management                                     c. document
         b. folder                                         d. file
____ 17. One popular metaphor for visualizing a file system is an upside-down ____.
         a. tree                                           c. desk
         b. cabinet                                        d. index
____ 18. The root directory is usually drive ____.
         a. A                                              c. C
         b. B                                              d. F
____ 19. An effectively organized computer contains a few folders in the ____ directory, and those folders contain
         other folders.
         a. base                                           c. home
         b. root                                           d. origin
____ 20. The ____ directory of the hard disk is for system files and folders only.
         a. document                                       c. top-level
         b. system                                         d. base
____ 21. If you are working on your own computer, you should store your files within the ____ folder.
         a. Computer                                       c. Files
         b. Storage                                        d. Documents
____ 22. ____ makes it easy to navigate from one location to another within the file hierarchy.
         a. Microsoft Internet Explorer                    c. The Computer window
         b. Windows Explorer                               d. Folders Manager
____ 23. ____ shows the drives on your computer, making it easy to perform system tasks, such as viewing system
         a. Microsoft Internet Explorer                    c. The Computer window
         b. Windows Explorer                               d. Folders Manager
____ 24. Windows Explorer and the Computer window, by default, each present a different ____ of your computer.
         a. backup                                         c. hierarchy
         b. exploration                                    d. view
____ 25. The Windows Explorer window is divided into two sections, called ____.
         a. panes                                          c. sorts
         b. groups                                         d. indexes
____ 26. The left pane in the Windows Explorer window is sometimes called the ____.
         a. Computer index                                 c. Folders group
         b. Navigation pane                                d. View index
____ 27. A notation that indicates a file’s location on your computer is called a(n) ____.
         a. address                                        c. file path
         b. drive                                          d. root
____ 28. The ____ pane in the Windows Explorer window lists the contents of the folders and other locations selected
         in the opposite section.
         a. right                                          c. top
         b. left                                           d. bottom
____ 29. The left pane in the Computer window is called the ____ pane.
         a. Computer                                       c. View
         b. Details                                        d. Navigation
____ 30. If a folder contains subfolders, a(n) ____ icon appears to the left of the folder icon.
         a. collapse                                       c. view
         b. expand                                         d. display
____ 31. Use the ____ button to return to the original folder, after you change folders.
         a. Return                                         c. Back
         b. Restore                                        d. Up
____ 32. The ____ bar displays your current folder as a series of locations separated by arrows.
         a. Location                                       c. Display
         b. View                                           d. Address
____ 33. The ____ box helps you find a file or folder stored in the current folder or its subfolders.
         a. Search                                         c. Quick Links
         b. Quick Launch                                   d. Locate
____ 34. The ____ folder is designed to store the files and folders you work with regularly.
         a. frequently used files                          c. main
         b. personal                                       d. regular
____ 35. When you start Windows Explorer from the All Programs menu, it opens to the ____ folder by default.
         a. Computer                                       c. Documents
         b. Windows Explorer                               d. Recent Files
____ 36. The file ____ leads you through the Windows file system to your file.
         a. navigation                                     c. trail
         b. path                                           d. link
____ 37. Each part of a file path is separated by a ____.
         a. /                                              c. \
         b. |                                              d. _

____ 38. In the file path shown in the accompanying figure, ____ is the drive name.
         a. FM                                          c. Tutorial
         b. F:                                          d. bmp
____ 39. In the file path shown in the accompanying figure, the top-level folder is ____.
         a. A:                                          c. FM
         b. Tutorial                                    d. Holiday
____ 40. In the file path shown in the accompanying figure, bmp is the ____.
         a. extension                                   c. root
         b. filename                                    d. subfolder
____ 41. In the file path shown in the accompanying figure, Tutorial is a ____.
         a. root folder                                 c. filename
         b. extension                                   d. subfolder
____ 42. The accompanying figure shows files in the Tutorial folder in ____ view.
         a. Details                                          c. Thumbnails
         b. List                                             d. Preview
____ 43. A folder name can have up to ____ characters.
         a. 56                                               c. 255
         b. 124                                              d. 256
____ 44. Which of the following can be used in a folder name?
         a. :                                                c. ?
         b. |                                                d. %
____ 45. Which of the following cannot be used in a folder name?
         a. *                                                c. ^
         b. &                                                d. $
____ 46. To use keyboard shortcuts to move files, click the file you want to move, press ____ to cut the file, navigate
         to a new location, and then press Ctrl+V to paste the file.
         a. Ctrl+T                                           c. Ctrl+C
         b. Ctrl+X                                           d. Ctrl+P
____ 47. One way to copy a file is to use the file’s ____ menu.
         a. view                                             c. shortcut
         b. navigation                                       d. copy
____ 48. To select files that are listed together in a window, click the first file in the list, hold down the ____ key, and
         then click the last file in the list.
         a. Ctrl                                             c. Alt
         b. Esc                                              d. Shift
____ 49. To select files that are not listed together, click one file, hold down the ____ key, and then click the other
         a. Ctrl                                             c. Esc
         b. Shift                                            d. Alt
____ 50. File extensions are usually ____ characters.
         a. 1 or 2                                        c. 5
         b. 3 or more                                     d. at least 6
____ 51. Which character separates the main part of a filename from the extension?
         a. comma                                         c. period
         b. ampersand                                     d. underscore
____ 52. The main part of a filename can have up to ____ characters.
         a. 56                                            c. 260
         b. 124                                           d. 256
____ 53. Which of the following can be used in a filename?
         a. &                                             c. “
         b. <                                             d. *
____ 54. The extension ____ identifies a file as one created by Microsoft Office Word 2007.
         a. docx                                          c. word
         b. wrd                                           d. wdx
____ 55. The extension ____ identifies a file as one created by Microsoft Office Excel 2007.
         a. xcl                                           c. exc
         b. xlsx                                          d. exl
____ 56. You usually do not need to add ____ to your filenames because the program you used to create the file adds
         them automatically.
         a. parameters                                    c. extensions
         b. type codes                                    d. objects
____ 57. Although Windows Vista keeps track of ____, not all computers are set to display them.
         a. parameters                                    c. objects
         b. type codes                                    d. extensions
____ 58. You can change the name of a file using the ____ command on the file’s shortcut menu.
         a. Rename                                        c. New Name
         b. Change Name                                   d. Assign Name

____ 59. Folders like the one in the accompanying figure are sometimes called ____ folders.
         a. batched                                     c. expanded
         b. extracted                                   d. zipped
____ 60. You open a folder like the one in the accompanying figure by ____ it.
         a. double-clicking                             c. clicking
         b. right-clicking                              d. hovering over
____ 61. Hard disks can contain many ____ of data and are economical.
         a. terabytes                                   c. microbytes
         b. gigabytes                                   d. exabytes
____ 62. If you copy the most recent version of a file to a folder on a removable storage medium, you effectively have
         a(n) ____ of a file that you need.
         a. backup                                         c. pane
         b. link                                           d. index

____ 63. The item circled in the accompanying figure is the ____ directory.
         a. bottom-level                                     c. root
         b. base                                             d. origin
____ 64. If you store your files on ____, you can use a simpler organization than when you store your files on a hard
         a. removable media                                  c. a rewritable CD
         b. a USB drive                                      d. any of the above
____ 65. It’s easiest to select multiple files in ____ view.
         a. Thumbnails                                       c. Large Icons
         b. Details                                          d. Small Icons
____ 66. How many tools does Windows Vista provide for exploring the files and folders on your computer?
         a. 1                                                c. 3
         b. 2                                                d. 4
____ 67. Using the ____ pane in Windows Explorer gives you access to a list of the folders you use often.
         a. Folders                                          c. Orientation
         b. Location                                         d. Navigation
____ 68. Using the ____ button allows you to navigate to a location you have visited recently.
         a. Navigation                                       c. Recent Pages
         b. Frequently Visited                               d. Location
____ 69. To preview a file’s contents, you can select the file in a folder window, and then open the Preview pane by
         clicking the ____ button, pointing to Layout, and then clicking Preview Pane.
         a. Demo                                             c. Options
         b. Document View                                    d. Organize
____ 70. When you ____ a file in a folder window, Windows Vista starts the appropriate program and opens the file.
         a. hover over                                       c. click
         b. right-click                                      d. double-click
            Case-Based Critical Thinking Questions

            Case 1

            John has just been hired as a personal assistant to the owner of a national baseball team, Max Miller.
            Currently Max has one computer in which he keeps both of his work and personal files. He’d like John to
            purchase a new computer and allocate one computer for work and the other for home and personal use.

____ 71. Since John will be transferring personal files from the existing computer to a new one, he should make sure
         the new computer includes a ____.
         a. root directory                                   c. hard disk
         b. drive for a removable media device               d. file system
____ 72. John will be updating some of Max’s personal documents, such as his address labels, on his own laptop. John
         prefers to use his flash drive for transferring files. Therefore it would be helpful if Max’s home computer
         included a(n)____.
         a. hard drive                                       c. CD-ROM
         b. USB port                                         d. DVD player
____ 73. Max wants the following information on his computer: medical records, vacations, relatives’ addresses, and
         tax information. Max wants to keep the tax information for his five family members separate. John creates
         a. four folders with five subfolders in each of the four
         b. nine folders
         c. one folder with ten subfolders
         d. five folders for each family member
____ 74. John has finished transferring the personal files off of the original computer. He will now remove the personal
         files from the “work computer.” To efficiently remove the Vacations folder and all of its contents, John ____.
         a. opens the Vacations folder and deletes each file one at a time by right-clicking it, then
              clicking Delete
         b. opens the Vacations folder and deletes each file one at a time by right-clicking it, clicking
              Delete, and then clicking Yes
         c. right-clicks the Vacations folder, and then clicks Delete
         d. right-clicks the Vacations folder, clicks Delete, and then clicks Yes
____ 75. The Vacations folder is in the Recycle Bin. How can John retrieve a file that was originally in the Vacations
         folder from the work computer?
         a. He cannot retrieve files that have been moved to the Recycle Bin
         b. Open the Recycle Bin and restore the Vacations folder
         c. Right-click the Recycle Bin, then click Restore recently deleted files.
         d. Copy it back onto the hard drive from his flash drive

            Case 2

            Polly is volunteering for a local theater company. She has signed up for help with marketing materials,
            including ticket design, posters, and letterhead. Her first assignment is to create a poster for the group’s
            performance of The Nutcracker. One requirement is that the poster must include a photograph of the New
            York City skyline, since the performance will take place in New York City.

____ 76. Polly wants to work on the poster at home using her laptop but the skyline photo is very big--12 megabytes.
         In order to transfer the skyline photo to her home computer, she must first ____.
         a. extract it                                    c. compress it
           b. copy it to a flash drive, then compress it     d. partition it into two sections
____ 77.   Polly forgets what she named the skyline photo now that she is at home on her laptop. She looks through her
           folders for one containing a(n)____ .
           a. .comp extension                                c. vice icon
           b. zipper icon                                    d. padlock icon
____ 78.   Polly transferred the theater company’s logo, named T-Group.eps, to her flash drive but deleted it by mistake.
           How can she retrieve this file from her flash drive?
           a. She can insert her flash drive back into the computer from which she copied the file, then
               restore it from the Recycle Bin.
           b. She can open the trash can icon on the flash drive and drag it back to her folder.
           c. She cannot retrieve the file once it has been deleted from the flash drive.
           d. She can optimize the flash drive, then click Restore from the File menu.
____ 79.   Polly has located the compressed folder on her home computer. After she extracts the folder, she must select
           a(n) ____ for the folder contents.
           a. destination                                    c. new folder
           b. new name                                       d. extension
____ 80.   Polly is ready to get to work on the poster but she wants to first create a folder hierarchy for her project; she
           expects she will have to do a lot of moving from one location to another within the file hierarchy. The best
           place to do this is in ____.
           a. Internet Explorer                              c. Windows Explorer
           b. the Documents folder                           d. the Address Bar
File Management Exercise
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