Ml1 Excel Mid-term Review Part 1

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ML1 Excel MiD-Term Review Part 1

• 1.

What is the keyboard command to undo a previous action?

• A.

Alt ~

• B.

ctrl b

• C.

shift f3

• D.

ctrl z

D. ctrl z
Explanation
The keyboard command "ctrl z" is used to undo a previous action. By pressing these keys simultaneously, the user can revert the last action performed on the computer. This command is commonly used in various applications and software to quickly undo mistakes or changes made.

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• 2.

What is the symbol for auto-sum?

• A.

A

• B.

X

• C.

• D.

C. ∑
Explanation
The symbol for auto-sum is ∑. This symbol is commonly used in mathematics and spreadsheets to represent the summation of a series of numbers. It indicates that the values within a specified range should be added together.

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• 3.

What is the keystroke to reveal all formulas?

• A.

Ctrl ~

• B.

Alt &

• C.

Shift F7

• D.

Ctrl x

A. Ctrl ~
Explanation
Pressing "ctrl ~" is the keystroke to reveal all formulas in Microsoft Excel. This shortcut allows users to switch between showing the formulas and the results in the cells.

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• 4.

What feature automatically copies a formula to a range?

• A.

Ctrl x

• B.

Paste function

• C.

Autofill

• D.

Paste

C. Autofill
Explanation
Autofill is the feature that automatically copies a formula to a range. When you enter a formula in a cell and use Autofill by dragging the fill handle, the formula is automatically copied and adjusted for each cell in the range. This saves time and effort in manually copying and pasting the formula to each cell.

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• 5.

• A.

~

• B.

=

• C.

(

• D.

0

B. =
• 6.

An interest rate of 13.54% is represented as the decimal:

• A.

0.001354

• B.

0.1354

• C.

13.54

• D.

135.4

B. 0.1354
Explanation
The interest rate of 13.54% is represented as the decimal 0.1354. To convert a percentage to a decimal, divide the percentage by 100. In this case, dividing 13.54 by 100 gives us 0.1354.

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• 7.

• A.

View

• B.

Edit

• C.

Format

• D.

File

D. File
Explanation
The File menu typically allows users to perform actions related to the overall document, such as saving, printing, or opening a new file. In some word processing software, the File menu may also include options to enter headers and footers, which are sections of text that appear at the top or bottom of every page in a document. Therefore, the correct answer is File.

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• 8.

Which menu allows you to reset page orientation?

• A.

Format

• B.

Insert

• C.

File

• D.

View

C. File
Explanation
The correct answer is "File" because the File menu typically contains options related to managing and manipulating the document or file. In this case, resetting the page orientation would be considered a document-related action rather than a formatting or insertion action, making the File menu the most appropriate location for this option.

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• 9.

The correct formula that sums up the range B2:B8 is:

• A.

(B2+B8)

• B.

SUM(B2:B8)

• C.

=SUM(B2:B8)

• D.

B2+B8

C. =SUM(B2:B8)
Explanation
The correct formula that sums up the range B2:B8 is =SUM(B2:B8). This formula calculates the sum of all the values in the range B2 to B8. By using the SUM function and specifying the range B2:B8, it adds up all the numbers in that range and provides the sum as the result.

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• 10.

. Which of these formulas divides the value in cell D2 by 3?

• A.

D2:3

• B.

D2/3

• C.

(D2/3)

• D.

=D2/3

D. =D2/3
Explanation
The correct answer is "=D2/3" because the equal sign at the beginning indicates that it is a formula. "D2" refers to the value in cell D2, and "/3" divides that value by 3. Therefore, the formula "=D2/3" divides the value in cell D2 by 3.

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