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• 1.

### Which of the following accurately describes a RANGE?

• A.

(A1:A5)

• B.

A1;A5

• C.

A1:A5

• D.

A1, A2,A3, A4, A5

A. (A1:A5)
Explanation
The correct answer is (A1:A5) because it accurately describes a range in a spreadsheet. The format A1:A5 represents a range of cells from A1 to A5, inclusive. This means that it includes all the cells in the column A from row 1 to row 5.

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• 2.

### When selecting data in a spreadsheet to be used in a graph or chart, one should never choose blank rows and/or columns.

• A.

True

• B.

False

A. True
Explanation
One should never choose blank rows and/or columns when selecting data for a graph or chart because blank rows and columns do not contain any data and including them in the selection would result in inaccurate or incomplete representation of the data. To ensure the accuracy and integrity of the graph or chart, it is important to only select the rows and columns that contain relevant data.

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• 3.

### When one wishes to select the largest number from a set of data, one should use which function?

• A.

Count

• B.

Max

• C.

Min

• D.

Average

B. Max
Explanation
The correct answer is "Max" because the Max function is used to find the largest number from a set of data. It returns the maximum value in a range or array, allowing for easy identification of the highest value in a dataset. By using the Max function, one can quickly determine the largest number without having to manually compare each value in the set.

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• 4.

### Which of the following chart types would be used if one wanted to compare an individual contribution to the whole?

• A.

Column

• B.

Bar

• C.

Line

• D.

Pie

D. Pie
Explanation
A pie chart would be used to compare an individual contribution to the whole. In a pie chart, the whole is represented by a circle, and each individual contribution is represented by a slice of the pie. The size of each slice is proportional to the value it represents, allowing for easy visual comparison of the contributions to the whole.

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• 5.

### Numbers are aligned on which side of the cell?

• A.

Left

• B.

Right

• C.

Center

B. Right
Explanation
Numbers are aligned on the right side of the cell.

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• 6.

### Microsoft Excel can be used to do any type of calculation but also may be used just to create tables and organize data.

• A.

True

• B.

False

A. True
Explanation
Microsoft Excel is a versatile software that can be used for various purposes. It is commonly used for calculations and data analysis, but it can also be used as a tool for organizing and presenting data in the form of tables. Therefore, the statement that Microsoft Excel can be used to do any type of calculation but also may be used just to create tables and organize data is true.

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• 7.

### When entering formulas in Microsoft Excel, one should use the actual cell references (names) instead of the actual numbers in the cell.

• A.

True

• B.

False

A. True
Explanation
When entering formulas in Microsoft Excel, it is recommended to use cell references (names) instead of actual numbers in the cell. This is because using cell references allows for dynamic calculations and makes it easier to update the formulas if the values in the referenced cells change. By using cell references, users can create formulas that automatically adjust and recalculate based on the data in the referenced cells, providing more flexibility and efficiency in Excel.

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• 8.

### There are multiples pages in a workbook.

• A.

True

• B.

False

A. True
Explanation
The statement "There are multiple pages in a workbook" is true. In a workbook, which is a file used in spreadsheet programs like Microsoft Excel, you can have multiple sheets or pages. Each sheet can contain different sets of data or information, allowing users to organize and manage data effectively. By having multiple pages in a workbook, users can work on different sets of data or create different charts and reports within the same file, making it convenient and efficient for data analysis and presentation.

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