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With the help of ________ , a user can identify the type of file.


1. File name
2. File extension
3. Path
4. Folder

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Correct Answer - Option 2 : File extension

The correct answer is the File extension.

  • With the help of a file extension, a user can identify the type of file.

  • A file extension or file name extension is the ending of a file that helps to identify the type of file in operating systems.
  • In Windows, the file name extension is a period that is often followed by three characters but may also be one, two, or four characters long.
  • .exe, .txt, .dll are some of the examples of file extension.

  • A file name is a name used to identify a computer file stored in a file system.
  • A path in the form of the name of a file or directory which specifies a unique location in a file system.
  • Folders are used to store data collectively.

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