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  • 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.

    Correct Answer
    C. Click the AutoSum button on the Standard toolbar, then press ENTER.
    Explanation
    Clicking the AutoSum button on the Standard toolbar and then pressing ENTER is a fast way to add up the column of numbers. This feature automatically selects the range of cells above the active cell and inserts the SUM function in the formula bar, which calculates the sum of the selected cells. Pressing ENTER confirms the calculation and displays the sum in the active cell.

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  • 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.

    Correct Answer
    C. Click the arrow on the Paste button on the Standard toolbar, then click Values.
    Explanation
    After copying the cell with the formula, you would place the insertion point in the cell you want to copy to and then click the arrow on the Paste button on the Standard toolbar. From the options that appear, you would select "Values" to paste only the result of the formula without the underlying formula itself.

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  • 3. 

    How do you change 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.

    Correct Answer
    B. Double-click the boundary to the right of the column heading.
    Explanation
    To change the column width to fit the contents, you need to double-click the boundary to the right of the column heading. This action will automatically adjust the width of the column to accommodate the widest content within it.

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  • 4. 

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

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    In Microsoft Excel, by default, every new workbook contains three worksheets. However, it is possible to change this automatic number of worksheets if desired. Therefore, the statement "There are three worksheets with every new workbook" is true.

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  • 5. 

    ###### means: 

    • A.

      You've entered a number wrong.

    • B.

      You've misspelled something.

    • C.

      The cell is not wide enough.

    Correct Answer
    C. The cell is not wide enough.
    Explanation
    This answer suggests that the term "######" is used to indicate that the cell in question is not wide enough to display the entire content. This could be because the content entered in the cell is too long and exceeds the width of the cell, causing the displayed content to be truncated with the "######" symbol.

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  • 6. 

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

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    To add a new row, you need to click a cell in the row immediately below where you want the new row, not above. Therefore, the correct answer is False.

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  • 7. 

    Which key do you press to group two or more nonadjacent worksheets? 

    • A.

      CTRL.

    • B.

      SHIFT

    • C.

      ALT

    Correct Answer
    B. SHIFT
    Explanation
    To group two or more nonadjacent worksheets, you would press the SHIFT key. Pressing SHIFT allows you to select multiple worksheets that are not next to each other in the workbook. This feature is useful when you want to perform the same action on multiple worksheets simultaneously, such as formatting or entering data. By holding down the SHIFT key and clicking on the desired worksheets, you can easily group them together and make changes that will apply to all selected worksheets.

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  • 8. 

    Which formula can add the 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

    Correct Answer
    C. Sum
    Explanation
    The formula that 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 is the SUM formula. This formula is specifically designed to add up numerical values and can exclude non-numeric values from the calculation. It is a commonly used function in spreadsheet programs to calculate the total sum of a range of cells.

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  • 9. 

    Is it possible to insert an image from a file into an Excel spreadsheet ?

    • A.

      Yes

    • B.

      No

    Correct Answer
    A. Yes
    Explanation
    It is possible to insert an image from a file into an Excel spreadsheet. This can be done by going to the Insert tab, selecting the Picture option, and then choosing the image file from the file explorer. The image will then be inserted into the spreadsheet and can be resized or positioned as needed.

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  • 10. 

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

    • A.

      Yes

    • B.

      No

    Correct Answer
    A. Yes
    Explanation
    An Excel spreadsheet can be used as the "data source" for a Word Mail Merge. This means that the data from the Excel spreadsheet can be merged into a Word document, allowing for personalized and customized documents to be created. The Excel spreadsheet acts as the source of data, providing the information that is needed to populate the Word document. This functionality is commonly used for creating letters, labels, and other documents that require personalized information for each recipient.

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  • 11. 

    On an Excel sheet the active cell is indicated by ____.

    • A.

      A dark wide border

    • B.

      A dotted border

    • C.

      A blinking border

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. A dark wide border
    Explanation
    The active cell on an Excel sheet is indicated by a dark wide border. This border helps to differentiate the active cell from the other cells on the sheet, making it easier for the user to identify and work with the selected cell. The dark wide border stands out and provides a visual indicator of the current active cell, allowing the user to input or manipulate data in that specific cell.

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  • 12. 

    A Formula and a function are the same thing.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    A formula and a function are not the same thing. A formula is a mathematical expression that performs calculations, while a function is a predefined formula that performs a specific task. Functions can be used in formulas to simplify calculations and automate tasks. Therefore, the statement that a formula and a function are the same thing is incorrect.

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  • 13. 

    In order to multiply items in Excel you would use:

    • A.

      ^

    • B.

      @

    • C.

      *

    • D.

      #

    Correct Answer
    C. *
    Explanation
    To multiply items in Excel, the asterisk (*) symbol is used. This symbol represents the multiplication operation in Excel.

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  • 14. 

    The formula = ((A2+B5)*5% is valid

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The given formula is not valid because it is missing a closing parenthesis after B5. The correct formula should be ((A2+B5)*5%).

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  • 15. 

    If cells: A1=90 A2=85 A3=80 A4=75 A5=75 What will be your formula if you are going to get the average?

    Correct Answer
    =AVERAGE(A1:A5), =(A1+A2+A3+A4+A5)/5, =average(a1:a5), =(a1+a2+a3+a4+a5)/5
    Explanation
    The formula to calculate the average of the given cells is =AVERAGE(A1:A5) or =(A1+A2+A3+A4+A5)/5 or =average(a1:a5) or =(a1+a2+a3+a4+a5)/5.

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  • 16. 

    If cells: A1=90 A2=85 A3=80 A4=75 A5=75 What will be your formula if you are going to get the total?

    Correct Answer
    =SUM(A1:A5), =A1+A2+A3+A4+A5, =sum(a1:a5), =a1+a2+a3+a4+a5
    Explanation
    The formula to calculate the total of the cells A1 to A5 is =SUM(A1:A5) or =A1+A2+A3+A4+A5 or =sum(a1:a5) or =a1+a2+a3+a4+a5.

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  • 17. 

    How would you Recognize the Cell Address ?

    • A.

      By Name Box

    • B.

      By Formula Bar

    • C.

      By Ribbon

    Correct Answer
    A. By Name Box
    Explanation
    To recognize the cell address, you can use the Name Box. The Name Box is located next to the Formula Bar in Microsoft Excel. It displays the cell reference or range name of the currently selected cell. By looking at the Name Box, you can easily identify the cell address of the selected cell.

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  • 18. 

    A _____________ is the intersection point of a column and a row.

    • A.

      Column

    • B.

      Row

    • C.

      Cell

    Correct Answer
    C. Cell
    Explanation
    A cell is the intersection point of a column and a row. In a table or spreadsheet, columns are vertical and rows are horizontal. Each cell represents a unique intersection point where a specific piece of data can be entered or displayed. Therefore, a cell is the correct term to describe this intersection point.

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  • 19. 

     Which sort of a program is the Microsoft Excel 2016 ?

    • A.

      Word Processing Package.

    • B.

      Graphics Package

    • C.

      Spreadsheets Package

    • D.

      Multimedia Package

    Correct Answer
    C. Spreadsheets Package
    Explanation
    Microsoft Excel 2016 is a spreadsheets package. It is a powerful tool used for creating, organizing, and analyzing data in a tabular format. Excel offers various features such as formulas, functions, charts, and graphs that allow users to perform complex calculations and data analysis. It is widely used in businesses, finance, accounting, and many other fields for tasks like budgeting, data manipulation, and creating reports. Therefore, the correct answer is spreadsheets package.

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