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MCQs (MicroSoft Excel)

Multiple Choice Questions

  1. Which of the following is where you can save, select a template, change document properties, and close or exit Excel?

    1. Backstage
    2. Print
    3. Edit
    4. Windows
  2. Range names may begin with the (^) character.

    1. True
    2. False
  3. To remove only the formats from a cell, you can use the Delete key.

    1. True
    2. False
  4. The COUNT and MIN functions are examples of which category of functions?

    1. text
    2. statistical
    3. financial
    4. logical
  5. To get to the last cell on the worksheet, which of the following should you press.

    1. Ctrl + Home
    2. Ctrl + End
    3. Ctrl + Right
    4. Ctrl + Left

  6. You just selected cells B2:C2 and clicked "Merge and Center". What will happen?

    1. 1
    2. 2
    3. 3
    4. 4
  7. Which Excel feature helps you quickly enter existing data into adjacent cells?

    1. AutoComplete
    2. AutoData
    3. QuickComplete
    4. QuickData
  8. Which of the following is the intersection of a row and column?

    1. range
    2. tab
    3. bar chart
    4. cell

  9. You want to sort the table above by Revenue instead of Customer. So you select the values as shown and click the "Sort Smallest to Largest" button. What will happen?

    1. nothing will happen
    2. the table will sort as you wanted
    3. if you ignor Excel's warning, the Revenue values will sort but no longer align to the rest of the table
    4. if you ignor Excel's warning, the Customer and Season columns will be deleted
  10. Which command in the Backstage view navigation pane enables you to view and open your most recently used workbooks or workbooks stored on SkyDrive or your computer?

    1. Info
    2. Options
    3. Print
    4. Open

  11. What will happen when you click the button highlighted above?

    1. the selected text will be bold, Calibri, 11 pt, yellow font
    2. the selected text will be bold, Calibri, 12 pt, yellow font
    3. the selected text will be bold, Calibri, 11 pt, highlighted in yellow
    4. the selected text will be bold, Calibri, 12 pt, highlighted in yellow
  12. Press Ctrl + Home to go to cell A1.

    1. True
    2. False
  13. You want to add a range of cells and then divide by the number of cell entries, determining the mean value of all values in the range. Which function should be used?

    1. MIN
    2. AVERAGE
    3. COUNT
    4. MAX
  14. The order of operations determines which parts of a formula are calculated before other parts of the formula.

    1. True
    2. False
  15. Which predesigned file already has a significant amount of formatting, text, and other features?

    1. Blank workbook
    2. Preset file
    3. Text file
    4. Template
  16. The Quick Access Toolbar appears on the right side of the title bar, above the ribbon.

    1. True
    2. False
  17. Which of the following do you click in the navigation pane to change Excel’s default settings by accessing Backstage view?

    1. Info
    2. Options
    3. Print
    4. Open
  18. All dates in Excel are actually stored in the serial date number system.

    1. True
    2. False

  19. How do you move a group of cells like this?

    1. point to the selection's border and drag the selected cells
    2. point to the selection's border, press Ctrl, and drag the selected cells
    3. point to the selection's border, press Alt, and drag the selected cells
    4. point to the selection's border, press Ctrl+Alt+Shift+F12+PgUp, and drag the selected cells
  20. To allow Excel to distinguish formulas from data, all formulas begin with an equal sign (=).

    1. True
    2. False
  21. The formula = 6 * 2 / 3 produces the same result as = 6 * (2 / 3).

    1. True
    2. False
  22. The active cell in a worksheet is outlined by a bold rectangle.

    1. True
    2. False
  23. Use Ctrl + N to create a new workbook.

    1. True
    2. False
  24. Click the FILE tab to get to Backstage view.

    1. True
    2. False
  25. Which of the following is a group of adjacent cells that you select to perform operations on all of the selected cells?

    1. Paste
    2. Document properties
    3. Copy
    4. Range
  26. Which of the following is an example of a mixed cell reference?

    1. A9
    2. A$9
    3. $A$9
    4. A9:E9
  27. Workbooks can be saved as web pages, PDF files, and for use in previous versions of Excel.

    1. True
    2. False
  28. If you want to use a workbook in another kind of document, you have the option to save using which of the following?

    1. File format
    2. Worksheet
    3. File sheet
    4. File range
  29. Regarding a named range, the scope of a name is the location within which Excel recognizes the name without qualification.

    1. True
    2. False
  30. The Open dialog box enables you to access the Microsoft website for custom templates.

    1. True
    2. False
  31. Which of the following is not an arithmetic operator?

    1. +
    2. -
    3. *
    4. ]
  32. An arrow in the lower-right corner of a group on the ribbon tells you that which of the following is available?

    1. A dialog box or task pane
    2. An additional workbook
    3. A list of worksheets
    4. An additional part of the current range
  33. Which of the following can you drag or double-click to change the width of a column?

    1. Cell pointer
    2. Column marker
    3. Fill handle
    4. Formula bar
  34. Use Ctrl + : to enter the current date in a worksheet cell.

    1. True
    2. False
  35. Which of the following consists of details that describe or identify a file, including the author?

    1. Paste
    2. Document properties
    3. Copy
    4. Range
  36. Which of the following is an acceptable name for a named range?

    1. C7
    2. subtotal_west
    3. subtotal west
    4. subtotal/west
  37. Which of the following statement are true in Excel?

    1. A worksheet is the same as a spreadsheet
    2. A workbook is the same as a worksheet
  38. In Excel, what is the result of = 1 + 3 * 2 / 2 - 1 ?

    1. 2
    2. 3
    3. 4
    4. 6
  39. Which of the following statements accurately describes the default selection for AutoSum?

    1. You must make the selection before clicking AutoSum.
    2. By default, AutoSum totals all entries above the cell in which the formula is located, even if the cells contain a mix of numeric and nonnumeric content.
    3. By default, AutoSum calculates the total from the adjacent cell through the first nonnumeric cell.
    4. AutoSum does not have a default selection.
  40. The formula bar is found at the bottom of the Excel window.

    1. True
    2. False
  41. You right-click a column header and then click Delete. Suddenly a column of valuable financial information disappears without warning. What should you do?

    1. search your hard drive for the last time you saved your .XLSX worksheet
    2. type Ctrl+Z to undo your deletion
    3. press the Find button to search for the lost data
    4. calmly retype your financial informationa
  42. You can access Backstage view by pressing Ctrl+B.

    1. True
    2. False
  43. Which feature enables you to create custom tabs and groups?

    1. ribbon
    2. Quick Access Toolbar
    3. view
    4. Tab
  44. Which of the following shows a formula for a reference to another workbook?

    1. =SUM(C2:E12)
    2. =Q3Expenses!A19
    3. =[Media.xlsx]MasterList!$D$10
    4. =SUM(budget.summary)

  45. Your eyes are tired from reading through thousands of lines of sales percentages. The numbers are beginning to look like a blur. Is that 4% or 40%? As you grab yet another cup of strong coffee, you notice the sample above. That would be SO much easier to read. How can you make your numbers look like those numbers?

    1. select the cells you want to format and use the Format Painter
    2. select the cells you want to format and use Conditional Formatting, data bars
    3. select the cells you want to format and use Conditional Formatting, color scales
    4. select the cells you want to format and use Conditional Formatting, icon sets
  46. Range names cannot be the same as a cell reference, such as C10 or $D$8$.

    1. True
    2. False
  47. Which of the following calculates the total from the adjacent cell through the first nonnumeric cell by default, using the SUM function in its formula?

    1. AVERAGE
    2. AutoSum
    3. COUNT
    4. MAX
  48. Which of the following places a duplicate of a selection in the Office Clipboard?

    1. Paste
    2. Document properties
    3. Copy
    4. Range
  49. Which of the following is a selected cell?

    1. current command
    2. default option
    3. active cell
    4. default cell
  50. You want to calculate the number of nonblank cells in your worksheet. Which function should be used?

    1. SUM
    2. COUNTA
    3. MIN
    4. MAX
  51. Which of the following is a bar near the top of the Excel window where you can enter or edit cell entries or formulas?

    1. Cell pointer
    2. Column marker
    3. Fill handle
    4. Formula bar

  52. You just hit the Print button. How many sheets will you find on the printer?

    1. 4
    2. 8
    3. 16
    4. 32
  53. You can create a new range by selecting the cells and typing a name in the Name Box next to the formula bar.

    1. True
    2. False
  54. Which is a small green square in the lower-right corner of a selected cell or range that you can use to copy one cell to adjacent cells or to create a series?

    1. Cell pointer
    2. Column marker
    3. Fill handle
    4. Formula bar
  55. When you click the Help button, what opens?

    1. ScreenTips
    2. Keytips
    3. Help window
    4. dialog box
  56. You cannot use a named range in a formula that references another worksheet.

    1. True
    2. False
  57. To change printer, layout, or margin settings, you click the File tab and use which of the following options?

    1. Info
    2. Options
    3. Print
    4. Open
  58. When data is too wide for a cell, the part of the data that will not fit is automatically deleted.

    1. True
    2. False
  59. Which of the following refers to an unnamed range in the current worksheet?

    1. =SUM(C2:E12)
    2. =Q3Expenses!A19
    3. =[Media.xlsx]MasterList!$D$10
    4. =SUM(budget.summary)
  60. Which Excel feature automatically fills cells with data from another cell or range or completes a data series?

    1. Range Fill
    2. Auto Fill
    3. Data Fill
    4. Complete Fill
  61. Which of the following can you not do using the Name Manager?

    1. Enter values into a range
    2. Change a range name
    3. Delete a named range
    4. Verify the scope of a range
  62. Using the Delete key removes both text and formats from a cell.

    1. True
    2. False
  63. In Excel, you can add your most commonly used commands to the Quick Access Toolbar.

    1. True
    2. False

  64. In the example above, Excel's FillSeries feature extends the series when you drag the fill handle in the lower-right corner of the selection. But what is the quickest way copy the original values?

    1. copy the original values and paste into each of the new cells
    2. copy the original values and press the Sort button
    3. drag the fill handle while pressing Ctrl
    4. use the Format Painter
  65. The columns in a worksheet are identified by numbers.

    1. True
    2. False
  66. Ctrl + F displays Backstage view.

    1. True
    2. False
  67. You do not have the ability to modify the number of default worksheets in a workbook.

    1. True
    2. False
  68. You have kept your personal budget in an Excel workbook for the last 15 years. You need to find that one purchase that you made from Contoso 6 years ago. Or was it 11 years ago? What is the quickest way to find that purchase?

    1. sort your worksheet by date and review the purchases from 6 to 11 years ago
    2. type the Name Manager button and look for "Contoso"
    3. type Ctrl+F to open Find and Replace, type "Contoso", and search
    4. type Ctrl+F to open Find and Replace, replace the word "Contoso" with bold red font to make it easy to find
  69. When you split a window, the window is divided into how many panes?

    1. two
    2. three
    3. four
    4. two or four

  70. If you select cell B4 above, click Delete, and then type "Region" in the same cell, what will happen?

    1. the word "Region" will be in default black, unbolded text
    2. the word "Region" will be in red, unbolded text
    3. the word "Region" will be in default black, bolded text
    4. the word "Region" will be in red, bolded text
  71. Page Layout view is useful when preparing your data for printing.

    1. True
    2. False
  72. Which feature enables you to preview headers and footers, page breaks, and other features that will print?

    1. Page Layout
    2. Print Layout
    3. Synchronous Scrolling
    4. ScreenTips
  73. Which of the following can be customized for quicker access to your most commonly used commands?

    1. Print Preview
    2. Quick Access Toolbar
    3. Printer setup
    4. Workbook
  74. Which command is used to insert a cut or copied selection to a cell or range of cells?

    1. Paste
    2. Document properties
    3. Copy
    4. Range
  75. Ctrl + O opens a new blank workbook.

    1. True
    2. False
  76. You can create a completely new ribbon tab as well as groups on that ribbon.

    1. True
    2. False
  77. You can assign keywords so that others can search for your documents online.

    1. True
    2. False
  78. Per the order of operations, which of the following is calculated first?

    1. Addition (+) and subtraction (−) (left to right)
    2. Exponentiation (ˆ)
    3. Percent (%)
    4. Negative number (−)
  79. You have just created a detailed monthly budget worksheet called "January". It has labeled fields for all of your regular bills and formulas for each of your spending categories. You want to create 11 more worksheets for the rest of the year. What is the fastest way to do this?

    1. click Insert, Worksheet and recreate the 11 monthly worksheets
    2. click the "+" symbol 11 times, copy and paste the January content into the new worksheets, and rename the worksheets
    3. hold Ctrl and drag the January tab into 11 new worksheet copies, and rename the worksheets
    4. none of the given
  80. Pressing the Alt key activates Keytips that allow you to use the keyboard to choose ribbon tabs instead of clicking them with the mouse.

    1. True
    2. False
  81. Once you name a range, you can change the size of the range using the Name Manager.

    1. True
    2. False
  82. You are about to print a worksheet that contains over a thousand rows. The worksheet reports sales of about 30 different toys that you produce. You do not want more that one toy to appear on any one sheet of paper. What is the best way accomplish this?

    1. view the document in Print Preview and then add blank rows to move each toy to the next page
    2. copy the rows from each toy into a separate workshees and print them separately
    3. click Insert, and then click the Slicer button
    4. go to the first row of each toy and click Page Layout, Breaks, Insert Page Break
  83. Which of the following is an example of an absolute cell reference?

    1. A9
    2. A$9
    3. $A$9
    4. A9:E9
  84. The Recommend Charts button does an excellent job of guessing the best chart for any set of data. But it does not replace a human understanding of your own numbers and intent. Imagine that you want to create a chart that illustrates the proportions of carbohydrates, protein, fats, and other components in each type of food you eat (one chart for each food). Which of the following chart types would make the most sense to visualize those propotions?

    1. scatter chart
    2. pie chart
    3. box and whisker chart
    4. line chart
  85. When you modify the ribbon, which of the following is created?

    1. command
    2. tab
    3. button
    4. worksheet
  86. By default, Excel starts a new workbook with four worksheets.

    1. True
    2. False
  87. How many worksheets does a new Excel 2016 workbook open with?

    1. one
    2. two
    3. three
    4. four
  88. After a file has been opened, the filename appears in which of the following?

    1. title bar
    2. footer
    3. header
    4. Description pane
  89. Use the fill handle to create a natural series, such as the months of the year.

    1. True
    2. False
  90. You would like your company logo to appear at the top of every worksheet that you print. What is the best way to do this?

    1. click Insert, click Pictures, and add the logo in each worksheet
    2. click Insert, click Online Pictures, and add the logo in each worksheet
    3. click Insert, Header and Footer, and add the logo
    4. click File, Print, and add the logo
  91. Dates can be displayed in only one way in Excel.

    1. True
    2. False
  92. Which of the following statement are true in Excel?

    1. A workbook is the same as a worksheet
    2. A workbook is a single file that contains multiple worksheets
  93. Which of the following do you use to open Backstage view?

    1. Backstage menu
    2. FILE tab
    3. INSERT tab
    4. WORKBOOK tab
  94. Which dialog box in Backstage view should you access to view and alter your workbook’s properties?

    1. Info
    2. Options
    3. Print
    4. Open

  95. Your business does its most important work in April and you want to highlight the worksheet tab for that month. How can you make your worksheet tab look like the image above?

    1. double-click the April tab and select red from the ribbon
    2. right-click the April tab, click Tab Color, and then select red
    3. open the Microsoft Excel Worksheet Tab Color Wizard
    4. this is impossible and the image above has been manipulated
  96. You cannot have more than one worksheet in an Excel workbook.

    1. True
    2. False
  97. Which of the following shows a formula for a reference to another worksheet in the same workbook?

    1. =SUM(C2:E12)
    2. =Q3Expenses!A19
    3. =[Media.xlsx]MasterList!$D$10
    4. =SUM(budget.summary)
  98. You have a cell where your text is Dark Red 11.5 point Helvetica font. You also have a column of 22,000 email addresses that you want formatted in the same way. What is the fastest way to do this?

    1. Select the entire email column by clicking on the column header and the applying the font attributes
    2. Click Format Painter, click the example cell, and then click the email column header
    3. Select the example cell, click Format Painter, and then click the email column header
    4. All of the given
  99. You want to create some labels that span across three columns of cells. How can you do that?

    1. Select the three side-by-side cells and then Merge Cells
    2. Delete the two rightmost cells
    3. Insert a 1x3 table
    4. Remove the gridlines in those cells

  100. What will happen when you click the button highlighted above?

    1. the selected text will be bold, Calibri, 12 pt
    2. the selected text will be bold, Calibri, 10 pt
    3. the selected text will be non-bold, Calibri, 12 pt
    4. the selected text will be bold, Comic Sans, 10 pt
  101. To access an Excel template, you can click the File tab and then click New.

    1. True
    2. False
  102. Pressing the F1 key displays Backstage view.

    1. True
    2. False
  103. Which of the following starts off with Save, Undo, and Redo and can be customized to contain the commands you use most frequently?

    1. A worksheet
    2. The Help window
    3. The Quick Access Toolbar
    4. The ribbon

  104. If you format a number with the following Custom formatting: hh:mm:ss d-mmm-yyyy. How might the resulting date look?

    1. 01:11:31 9-Sep-20
    2. 01:11:31 9-September-2020
    3. 01:11:31 9-Sep-2020
    4. 01:11 9-Sep-2020
  105. If you have too many columns on a page, the only option to see them all on a printed page is to decrease the column width.

    1. True
    2. False
  106. Excel recognizes a construct like 3+4= as a legitimate formula.

    1. True
    2. False