# Test Your Basic M.S. Excel Skills With This Quiz!

15 Questions | Total Attempts: 15086  Settings  Think you are an expert in MS-Excel? It's time to showcase your skills. Microsoft Excel is a spreadsheet program used for calculations, making charts, and recording data about all sorts of business processes. Most companies with their staff to have adequate knowledge on how to use this application. Take this quiz to see how well you know some Excel basics.

• 1.
A fast way to add up this column of numbers is to click in the cell below the numbers and then:
• A.

Click Subtotals on the Data menu.

• B.

View the sum in the formula bar.

• C.

Click the AutoSum button on the Standard toolbar, then press ENTER.

• 2.
Say that you want to paste a formula result — but not the underlying formula — to another cell. You would copy the cell with the formula, then place the insertion point in the cell you want to copy to. What next?
• A.

Click the Paste button on the Standard toolbar.

• B.

Click the arrow on the Paste button on the Standard toolbar, then click Formulas.

• C.

Click the arrow on the Paste button on the Standard toolbar, then click Values.

• 3.
How do you change the column width to fit the contents?
• A.

Single-click the boundary to the left of the column heading.

• B.

Double-click the boundary to the right of the column heading.

• C.

Press ALT and single-click anywhere in the column.

• 4.
There are three worksheets with every new workbook. You can change that automatic number if you want to.
• A.

True

• B.

False

• 5.
###### means:
• A.

You've entered a number wrong.

• B.

You've misspelled something.

• C.

The cell is not wide enough.

• 6.
To add a new row, click a cell in the row immediately above where you want the new row.
• A.

True

• B.

False

• 7.
Which key do you press to group two or more non-adjacent worksheets?
• A.

CTRL

• B.

SHIFT

• C.

ALT

• 8.
To copy an entire worksheet and all its data, you should click the worksheet tab of the sheet that you want to copy, hold down SHIFT, and then drag the selected sheet along the row of sheet tabs.
• A.

True

• B.

False

• 9.
Which formula can add all the numeric values in a range of cells, ignoring those which are not numeric, and place the result in a different cell?
• A.

Count

• B.

Average

• C.

Sum

• 10.
Is it possible to insert an image from a file into an Excel spreadsheet?
• A.

Yes

• B.

No

• 11.
Can an Excel spreadsheet be used as the "data source" for a Word Mail Merge?
• A.

Yes

• B.

No

• 12.
On an Excel sheet, the active cell is indicated by ____.
• A.

A dark wide border

• B.

A dotted border

• C.

• D.

None of the above

• 13.
A Formula and a function are the same thing.
• A.

True

• B.

False

• 14.
In order to multiply items in Excel, you would use:
• A.

^

• B.

@

• C.

*

• D.

#

• 15.
The formula = ((A2+B5)*5% is valid.
• A.

True

• B.

False

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