File Extensions and File Types: MP3, GIF, JPG, DOCX, XLSX, EXE, & More Video


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All of the following are valid reasons for having different file types EXCEPT:

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1. Being familiar with a file extension helps you to:

2. Which professionals would primarily use the file extensions .gif, .jpg and .png?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combination will quiz your knowledge of popular types of files and file extensions. The questions in these practice tools ask why there are many different file types, the benefits of knowing a file's extension and what the file type of several extensions are.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet focuses on these objectives:

  • Reasons for why there are a variety of file extensions
  • The benefits of knowing a file's extension
  • Recognize what file types .gif, .jpg, .png, .aiff, .mp3 and .wma are used for
  • Identify what the file extension .csv represents

Skills Practiced

Practice the following skills with these assessments:

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding why there are so many file extensions and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding file types
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about various file types and extensions

Additional Learning

Learn more about types of files and file extensions in the related lesson titled File Extensions and File Types: MP3, GIF, JPG, DOCX, XLSX, EXE, & More. In this lesson students learn the following topics:

  • Definition of file name extension
  • The purpose of file extensions
  • Examples of key file extensions