1. Which of the following applications/software can be used to create a favicon?
b) Adobe Photoshop
Explanation: Favicon means favorite icon. To create a favicon, we can use any graphics editor program in the market such as Adobe Photoshop or Fireworks.
2. By default, iOS adds ____________ effects to icons.
a) reflective shine
b) square corners and reflective shine
c) rounded corners and reflective shine
d) apple trademark
Explanation: Most of these icons are beautifully designed, and after Apple introduced a new meta tag named apple-touch-icon you can now display website icons on the iOS home screen when you bookmark a site. By default, IOS adds rounded corners with reflective shine.
3. Favicon stands for ______
a) Fave icon
b) Favorite icon
c) Both Fave icon and Favorite icon
d) Fav icon
Explanation: A favicon which is also known as a shortcut icon, Web site icon, tab icon, Fave icon and also a Favorite icon. It is associated with a particular website or a web page. Favicon is a graphical representation for a site.
4. Which attribute is used for favicon?
Explanation: Favicon is associated with a particular website or a web page. Favicon is a graphical representation for a site. The “rel” attribute is used for favicon generation. The syntax is <link rel="shortcut icon" type="image/x-icon" href="favicon.ico" />
5. Which image file format is not supported in Firefox?
Explanation: There are different file formats such as MNG stands for “Multipe-image Network Graphics”, PNG stands for “Portable Network Graphics”, SVG stands for “Scalable Vector Graphics”, APNG stands for “Animated Portable Network Graphics” etc. Many browsers have theri own criteria to support those types of files. Among those, Firefox browser suuport PNG, APNG files, it also supports SVG partially. The MNG file format is not supported in Firefox.
6. The favicon was standardized by the _______
Explanation: In december 1999, the favicon was standardized by W3C i.e World Wide Web Consortium. IANA is Internet Assigned Numbers Authority. WIPO stands for World Intellectual Property Organization and EPO for European Patent Office.
7. In 2003, the .ico format was registered with the ____________
Explanation: In 2003, the .ico format was registered with the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) under the MIME type image/vnd.microsoft.icon. W3C is World Wide Consortium which standardized facicon for HTML 4.01 recommendation. WIPO stands for World Intellectual Property Organization and EPO for European Patent Office.
8. The recommended basic size for a favicon is ___________ pixels.
d) both 16×16 and 48×48
Explanation: Favicon is a graphical representation of a site which stands for favorite icon. The basic size for a favicon varies from 16×16 pixels, 32×32 pixels, 48×48 pixels etc in ICO image file format.
9. In March 1999, Microsoft released Internet Explorer 5, which supported favicons for the first time.
Explanation: Favicons are graphical interface given to a site. Firstly, in 1999, favicon was supported by Internet Explorer 5 which was owned by Microsoft. Later on, in 1999 favicon was standardized by the W3C.
10. A favicon is an image used by the browser to identify a website or web application.
Explanation: Favicons are a graphical interface to a site. Browsers that provide favicon support typically display a page’s favicon in the browser’s address bar (sometimes in the history as well) and next to the page’s name in a list of bookmarks.