# Basic MS Excel Trivia Exam: MCQ Quiz!

17 Questions | Total Attempts: 109

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• 1.
If labels spill onto the column to its right & the column on the right is not empty you need to______
• A.

Re size the column

• B.

Complete your calculations by hand, excel is too hard to learn

• C.

Leave it the way it is

• D.

Delete and open new excel sheet

• 2.
A__________ is a single point of color on the screen.
• A.

Pixel

• B.

Cell

• C.

Border

• D.

Margin

• 3.
A value is always _____________ aligned in the cells & is included in calculations.
• A.

Left

• B.

Centered

• C.

Justified

• D.

Right

• 4.
This button allows you to incorporate the currency format to data.
• A.

.

• B.

%

• C.

=

• D.

-

• E.

\$

• 5.
When you key the date, excel applies a standard format that shows:
• A.

2 digits for the month, 2 digits for the day, & either 2 or 4 digits for the year.

• B.

Excel leaves it exactly the way I type it!

• C.

The formula to change the date.

• 6.
What does the function Sum do?
• A.

Adds the values in the range & then divides by the number of cells in the range.

• B.

Determines the largest value in a range.

• C.

Multiplies the values in a range.

• D.

Adds the values in the cell

• 7.
You can check results of your calculations by using:
• A.

Auto fit

• B.

Auto replace

• C.

Auto correct

• D.

Auto calculate

• 8.
A_________ is a built in mathematical formula included in excel.
• A.

Cell

• B.

Formula

• C.

Range

• D.

• E.

Function

• 9.
A________ is a series of instructions that performs a calculation & displays an answer.
• A.

Function

• B.

Formula

• C.

Range

• D.

Cell

• 10.
• A.

=

• B.

-

• C.

*

• D.

+

• 11.
A macro is a recording of a series of steps that completes a task or group of tasks that can be "played back" later when needed.
• A.

True

• B.

False

• 12.
When sorting, you must highlight the entire column of the column you wish to sort by.
• A.

True

• B.

False

• 13.
When creating a chart, you should never include a total of the data.
• A.

True

• B.

False

• 14.
To set up subtotals the data must first be formatted as a table.
• A.

True

• B.

False

• 15.
Conditional formatting allows you to restrict what data the user enters into a cell.
• A.

True

• B.

False

• 16.
How many data series can be used in a pie chart?
• A.

0

• B.

As many as you want

• C.

1

• D.

7

• 17.
You can use text in a formula.
• A.

True

• B.

False

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