Basic 6 Computing Quiz

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  • 1. 

    The meeting point of a row and a column is called____

    • A.

      Cell 

    • B.

      Sheet

    • C.

      Book

    Correct Answer
    A. Cell 
    Explanation
    The meeting point of a row and a column in a table or spreadsheet is called a cell. In this context, a cell refers to a single unit within a grid structure where data can be entered or displayed. It is the smallest unit of data organization in a table or spreadsheet, allowing for individual manipulation and analysis.

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  • 2. 

    A collection of data that are related is known as ____

    • A.

      Data

    • B.

      Range

    • C.

      Database 

    Correct Answer
    C. Database 
    Explanation
    A collection of data that are related is known as a database. A database is a structured set of data that is organized and stored in a way that allows for efficient retrieval, manipulation, and analysis. It provides a centralized and controlled environment for managing and storing large amounts of data, making it easier to access and use the information effectively.

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  • 3. 

    Which of the following is a name of a cell?

    • A.

      CA12

    • B.

      A12C

    • C.

      12C

    Correct Answer
    A. CA12
    Explanation
    CA12 is a name of a cell because it follows the standard naming convention for cells in spreadsheets. In spreadsheets, cells are typically referred to by a combination of letters and numbers, with the letters representing the column and the numbers representing the row. In this case, "CA" represents the column and "12" represents the row, making CA12 a valid cell name. A12C and 12C do not follow this convention and are therefore not valid cell names.

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  • 4. 

    By default, how many sheet tabs are in excel work book?

    • A.

      4

    • B.

      3

    • C.

      2

    Correct Answer
    B. 3
    Explanation
    By default, an Excel workbook contains three sheet tabs. These sheet tabs allow users to organize and manage different sets of data within the same workbook. Each sheet tab represents a separate worksheet, which can be used to input and analyze data independently. Users can add or delete sheet tabs as needed to customize their workbook structure.

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  • 5. 

    A selected cell is known as ____

    • A.

      Active cell

    • B.

      Cell name

    • C.

      Active tab

    Correct Answer
    A. Active cell
    Explanation
    The selected cell in a spreadsheet or worksheet is referred to as the active cell. This means that any actions or changes made to the data or formatting will directly affect the active cell. It is the cell where the cursor is currently positioned, allowing the user to input or modify data in that specific cell. The active cell is easily identifiable as it is usually highlighted or outlined in a different color or with a bold border.

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  • 6. 

    A selected cell has a heavy border.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    If a selected cell has a heavy border, it means that the cell is currently highlighted or active. This heavy border is usually used to indicate that the cell is the current focus of attention and can be edited or modified. Therefore, the correct answer is True.

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  • 7. 

    A system that uses a standard method to store and organize data is known as _____

    • A.

      DBMS

    • B.

      Databases 

    • C.

      Attributes

    Correct Answer
    A. DBMS
    Explanation
    A system that uses a standard method to store and organize data is known as a DBMS (Database Management System). DBMS is a software application that allows users to create, manage, and manipulate databases. It provides a structured approach to store and retrieve data efficiently, ensuring data integrity and security. DBMS handles tasks such as data definition, data manipulation, data querying, and data administration. It enables multiple users to access and modify the data simultaneously while maintaining data consistency.

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  • 8. 

    The cell name of a selected cell is displayed in the _____

    • A.

       Formula bar

    • B.

      Title bar

    • C.

      Name box

    Correct Answer
    C. Name box
    Explanation
    The cell name of a selected cell is displayed in the Name box. The Name box is located next to the formula bar in most spreadsheet applications. It allows users to see the cell reference or name of the selected cell, making it easier to identify and locate specific cells within a spreadsheet.

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