Programs: Microsoft Windows 2000: FINAL MASTERY EXAM


   Select the term from the pull down menu that is being defined.  Each term will only be used once,
   some terms will not be used at all.

1.  This is where Windows operations take place.

2.  Located at the bottom of the screen displaying information about the selection.

3.  File and folder manager that more experienced Windows users will likely prefer.

4.  What identifies the file for the operating system.

5.  Process of pointing to an object, pressing and holding the left button, and moving the mouse to a new location.

Multiple Choice

   Select the best answer by selecting the appropriate letter choice by clicking the circle to the left of it.

1.  To access the start menu click on the:

     A. My Documents
     B. Start Button
     C. Menu Bar
     D. The Recycle Bin

2.  Formatting a disk will:

     A. set up folders on the disk
     B. save the files on the disk
     C. erase all the disk's contents
     D. make the disk unusable

3.  Folders are used to:

     A. organize files
     B. erase files
     C. open files
     D. close files

4.  Once you delete a file:

     A. it is renamed
     B. sent to the Recycle Bin for storage
     C. permanently erased
     D. Both choices B. and C.

5.  Which command is the correct way to alter the title of a file or folder:

     A. change name
     B. edit
     C. revise
     D. rename

6.  This button will appear only after a window has been maximized:

     A. the close button
     B. the minimize button
     C. the maximize button
     D. the restore button

7.  In the left pane of Windows Explorer, the following action is true in regarding to collapsing and expanding folder views:

     A. by clicking the plus the folder's contents will be revealed (more detail)
     B. by clicking the plus the folder's contents will be hidden (less detail)
     C. by clicking the minus the folder's contents will be revealed
     D. none of the above, the pluses/minuses are found in My Computer

8.  If you drag a file from the A drive to the C drive, the file is:

     A. moved from drive A to drive C
     B. moved from drive C to drive A
     C. copied from drive A to drive C
     D. copied form drive C to drive A

9.  If you drag a file from a folder on drive C to another folder on drive C, the file is:

     A. moved from the first folder to the second
     B. moved from the second folder to the first folder
     C. copied from  the first folder to the second
     D. copied form the second folder to the first folder

10. There are two basic ways to view your files and folders.  Which of the following is true:

     A. My Computer is more sophisticated
     B. Windows Explorer is more sophisticated
     C. My Computer doesn't allow you to view your files and folders
     D. Windows Explorer doesn't allow you view files, only folders

Identifying Elements of Windows
   Correctly identify each element of Microsoft Windows 2000 shown.

1.  Identify this element of Windows:wpe1D.jpg (2193 bytes)

     A. Normal Cursor
     B. Busy Cursor
     C. Working in Background Cursor
     D. None of the above

2.  Identify this element of Windows: wpe1F.jpg (4139 bytes)

     A. Start Menu
     B. Start Button
     C. Shut-down Windows
     D. Start Help Menu

3.  Identify this element of Windows: wpe22.jpg (7140 bytes)

     A. Option Bar
     B. Title Menu
     C. Task Bar
     D. Title Bar

4.  Identify this element of Windows: wpe23.jpg (1874 bytes)

     A. Maximize
     B. Minimize
     C. Restore
     D. Close

5.  Identify this element of Windows: wpe24.jpg (8204 bytes)

     A. Start Menu
     B. Task Bar
     C. Title Bar
     D. Menu Bar

6.  What is the keyboard shortcut for the "New Command" wpe25.jpg (2271 bytes)

     A. Ctrl + N
     B. Alt + N
     C. Shift + N
     D. Any of the above

7.  This an example of a(n) wpe29.jpg (864 bytes)

     A. Dialog box
     B. Option button
     C. Spin button
     D. Check Box

8.  To rename a file, the first step is to (assuming you have not reassigned the mouse buttons):

     A. double-click the icon
     B. left click the icon
     C. right click the icon
     D. triple-click the icon with the right button

Short Answer
   Type a brief response to each question.

1.  Which previous versions of Windows came together to form Windows 2000?

2.  List the five basic mouse operations and briefly describe each.

3..  List the steps involved with renaming a file.

4.  Why is it important to backup your files?

Essay Question
   Type a complete response to this question.

It's time to multitask!  What does it mean to multitask?

How does one manipulate an icon to open the associated window?  

After you have opened several windows you realize the one you need is not active.  Describe what is required to make a window active.

Now you realize the window is too small.  What three different directions can you resize the window? 

Do you want to pull in or pull out the cursor to make the window bigger?

You now decided you would rather just make the window take up the entire screen which button on the titlebar do you need to click?

It’s time to save the file you have been working on, what’s one character you cannot use in the name?

How long can your filename be?

The Save function appears as “Save” under the File pull-down menu.  What is the shortcut to save the file?

Now that your file is saved let’s view it in My Computer.   It’s on the C Drive, you realize you’d like to put it in a folder.  How do you create a new folder?

How would you go about moving the file to the new folder?

Just to be safe you decided to format a disk and place a copy of the file on the disk.  What do you need to do to copy the file?

And finally you decide to rename the file on the disk.  Should you change the file extension?

Congratulations, you have completed your Microsoft Windows 2000 Final Mastery Exam!
Once you have answered all the above questions print out this page and submit it to your professor for your final grade.

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Programs: Microsoft Windows 2000