Computer Files: Access, Formats & Sharing


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What is a computer file?

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1. Which of the following is NOT an example of a common file format?

2. Which of the following terms describes accessing files from a computer other than the one where the files are stored?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

There are various ways of accessing and using computer files, and this quiz/worksheet will provide you with opportunities to test your understanding of them.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on the following:

  • Way to access computer files remotely
  • Term that describes accessing files from another computer
  • Example of a common file format
  • Definition of a computer file
  • Way to share files with family in the same household

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as computer file
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding an example of a common file format
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about accessing files from another computer

Additional Learning

To learn more about computer files, review the accompanying lesson called Computer Files: Access, Formats & Sharing. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Provides the types of computer file folders
  • Defines local file access
  • Explains that information on FTP servers are not very secure