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• 1.

### The place in a spreadsheet where a column and row intersect

• A.

Row

• B.

Column

• C.

Cell

• D.

Entry bar

C. Cell
Explanation
A cell is the place in a spreadsheet where a column and row intersect. It is the smallest unit in a spreadsheet and can contain data such as numbers, text, or formulas. Cells are used to organize and store information in a structured manner, allowing users to perform calculations, analyze data, and create charts or graphs based on the data entered in the cells.

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• 2.

### The part of the spreadsheet that is always called by the letter

• A.

Row

• B.

Column

• C.

Cell

• D.

Entery bar

B. Column
Explanation
The correct answer is "column" because in a spreadsheet, a column is a vertical arrangement of cells that are identified by letters. Each column is labeled with a letter from A to Z, and then AA to ZZ, and so on. The columns are used to organize and categorize data in a spreadsheet, making it easier to locate and manipulate information.

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• 3.

### The part of the spreadsheet that is always called by a number

• A.

Row

• B.

Column

• C.

Cell

• D.

Entery bar

A. Row
Explanation
A row in a spreadsheet is a horizontal line of cells that are used to organize and display data. It is always referred to by a number, such as Row 1, Row 2, etc. Rows are used to input and store data in different cells within a spreadsheet.

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• 4.

### Place on the spreadsheet were information is typed

• A.

Pointer

• B.

• C.

Formulas

• D.

Data entery bar

D. Data entery bar
Explanation
The data entry bar is the place on a spreadsheet where information is typed. It is a designated area where users can input data directly into the spreadsheet cells. This bar allows users to enter text, numbers, or formulas into the cells, which then populate the spreadsheet and perform calculations based on the given input.

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• 5.

### Place on the spreadsheet that tells the address of the active cell

• A.

Column

• B.

Row

• C.

• D.

Data entery bar

Explanation
The cell address box is the place on the spreadsheet that displays the address of the active cell. It shows the column letter and row number of the cell, allowing the user to easily identify and reference the specific cell they are working with.

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• 6.

### This mouse pointer is used to

• A.

Copy or create a series of numbers, dates, days

• B.

Select a range of cells

• C.

Move the contents of a cell or a range of cells

• D.

Resize columns and rows

• E.

Select a whole coloumn or row

A. Copy or create a series of numbers, dates, days
Explanation
The correct answer is "copy or create a series of numbers, dates, days". This is because the mouse pointer described in the question is used to perform tasks related to copying or creating a series of numbers, dates, or days. It is not used for selecting a range of cells, moving cell contents, resizing columns and rows, or selecting a whole column or row.

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### This mouse pointer is used to

• A.

Copy or create a series of numbers, dates, days

• B.

Select a range of cells

• C.

Move the contents of a cell or a range of cells

• D.

Resize columns and rows

• E.

Select a whole coloumn or row

E. Select a whole coloumn or row
Explanation
The mouse pointer described in the question is used to select a whole column or row. It is likely referring to the "column" or "row" selection tool in spreadsheet software such as Microsoft Excel. This tool allows users to easily select an entire column or row by clicking and dragging the mouse pointer across the desired range.

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• 8.

### This mouse pointer is used to

• A.

Copy or create a series of numbers, dates, days

• B.

Select a range of cells

• C.

Move the contents of a cell or a range of cells

• D.

Resize columns and rows

• E.

Select a whole coloumn or row

C. Move the contents of a cell or a range of cells
Explanation
The mouse pointer being referred to in the question is likely the "Drag" or "Move" mouse pointer. This pointer is used to move the contents of a cell or a range of cells within a spreadsheet or other similar software. By clicking and dragging the pointer over the desired cells, the user can relocate the contents to a different location on the sheet.

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• 9.

### This mouse pointer is used to

• A.

Copy or create a series of numbers, dates, days

• B.

Select a range of cells

• C.

Move the contents of a cell or a range of cells

• D.

Resize columns and rows

• E.

Select a whole coloumn or row

B. Select a range of cells
Explanation
This mouse pointer is used to select a range of cells.

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• 10.

### This mouse pointer is used to

• A.

Copy or create a series of numbers, dates, days

• B.

Select a range of cells

• C.

Move the contents of a cell or a range of cells

• D.

Resize columns and rows

• E.

Select a whole coloumn or row

D. Resize columns and rows
Explanation
The mouse pointer referred to in the question is used to resize columns and rows in a spreadsheet. This action allows the user to adjust the width of columns or the height of rows to fit the content or to make it easier to view and work with the data. By clicking and dragging the mouse pointer on the column or row borders, the user can increase or decrease their size accordingly.

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• 11.

### A grid of rows and columns is called a ________.

spreedsheet
spreedsheets
spredsheet
Explanation
A grid of rows and columns is called a spreadsheet. This is a computer program or tool used for organizing and analyzing data in a tabular format. It allows users to input and manipulate data, perform calculations, and create charts or graphs based on the data. The correct answer options all represent different variations or plural forms of the word "spreadsheet".

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• 12.

### Used to display information and solve problems involving numbers

spreedsheet
spreedsheets
spredsheet
Explanation
A spreadsheet is a software tool that is used to display and manipulate data in a tabular format, typically involving numbers. It allows users to organize, analyze, and calculate data using formulas and functions. Spreadsheets are commonly used for tasks such as budgeting, financial analysis, data tracking, and project management.

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• 13.

### What symbol in the data entry bar tells the spread sheet you are entering a formula?

• A.

+

• B.

-

• C.

*

• D.

/

• E.

=

E. =
Explanation
The symbol "=" in the data entry bar tells the spreadsheet that you are entering a formula. In spreadsheet software like Excel, the equal sign is used to indicate that the following characters or values are part of a formula and should be evaluated as such. By using the equal sign, you are instructing the spreadsheet to perform calculations or operations based on the formula you input after the equal sign.

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• 14.

### You can use the following keys to move from cell to cell : arrow keys, tab, enter.

• A.

True

• B.

False

A. True
Explanation
The given statement is true because it states that the arrow keys, tab, and enter keys can be used to move from cell to cell. These keys are commonly used in spreadsheet software like Microsoft Excel or Google Sheets to navigate between cells and select different cells for data entry or editing.

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• 15.

### Three types of data found in a cell are numbers, formulas, and equations.

• A.

True

• B.

False

B. False
Explanation
The statement is false because the three types of data found in a cell are numbers, text, and formulas. Equations are not a separate type of data in a cell.

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• 16.

### One spreadsheet is sometimes called a

• A.

Formula

• B.

Column

• C.

Worksheet

• D.

Row

C. Worksheet
Explanation
A spreadsheet is a grid of cells arranged in rows and columns, used for organizing and analyzing data. Each individual sheet within a spreadsheet is referred to as a worksheet. A worksheet allows users to input and manipulate data, perform calculations using formulas, and create charts and graphs. It is a fundamental component of spreadsheet software like Microsoft Excel or Google Sheets, providing a workspace for data entry and analysis.

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• 17.

### One or more worksheets together in a file is called a

workbook
work book
Explanation
A workbook is a file that contains one or more worksheets. It is used in spreadsheet programs like Microsoft Excel to organize and store data. The term "work book" is a variation of "workbook" and refers to the same concept. Therefore, both "workbook" and "work book" are correct answers for the given question.

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