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  • Shortcut Keys of MS-Excel and their Descriptions
    Shortcut Keys Description
    F2 Edit the selected cell.
    F5 Go to a specific e.g., C6
    F7 Spell chech selected text and/or document.
    F11 Create chart.
    Ctrl + Shift + ; Enter the current time.
    Ctrl + ; Enter the current date.
    Alt + Shift + F1 Insert new worksheet.
    Shift + F3 Open the Excel formula window.
    Shift + F5 Bring up search box.
    Ctrl + A Select all contents of the worksheet.
    Ctrl + B Bold highlighted selection.
    Ctrl + I Italic highlighted selection.
    Ctrl + K Insert link.
    Ctrl + U Underline highlighted selection.
    Ctrl + 5 Strike through highlighted selection.
    Ctrl + P Bring up the print dialog box to begin printing.
    Ctrl + Z Undo last action.
    Ctrl + F9 Minimise current workbook.
    Ctrl + F10 Maximise currently selected workbook.
    Ctrl + F6 Switch between open workbooks/windows.
    Ctrl + Page up Move between Excwl worksheets in the same Excel document.
    Ctrl + Page down Move between Excwl worksheets in the same Excel document.
    Ctrl + Tab Move between two or more open Excel files.
    Alt + = Create a formula to sum all of the above cells.
    Ctrl + ' Insert the value of the above cell into cell currently selected.
    Ctrl + Shift + ! Format number in comma format.
    Ctrl + Shift + $ Format number in currency format.
    Ctrl + Shift + # Format number in date format.
    Ctrl + Shift + % Format number in percentage format.
    Ctrl + Shift + @ Format number in time format.
    Ctrl + Arrow key Move to next section of text.
    Ctrl + Space Select entire column.
    Shift + Space Select entire row.

1.

Statistical calculations and preparation of tables and graphs can be done using

   A.) Adobe Photoshop
   B.) Excel
   C.) Notepad
   D.) Power Point

Answer: Option 'B'

Excel

2.

The intersection of row and column is called a ?

   A.) dataset
   B.) cell
   C.) data
   D.) set

Answer: Option 'B'

cell

3.

The basic unit of a worksheet into which you enter data in Excel is called a

   A.) cell
   B.) table
   C.) box
   D.) column

Answer: Option 'A'

column

4.

You can convert existing Excel worksheet data and charts to HTML document by using the?

   A.) Export Wizard
   B.) Intranet Wizard
   C.) Import Wizard
   D.) Internet Assistant Wizard

Answer: Option 'D'

Internet Assistant Wizard

5.

Protection and the Protect Sheet options can be selected from ?

   A.) Data
   B.) Tools
   C.) Edit
   D.) Format

Answer: Option 'B'

Tools

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6.

In Excel, Rows are labelled as ________.

   A.) A, B, C, etc
   B.) 1,2,3 etc
   C.) A1, A2, etc.
   D.) $A$1, $A$2, etc.

Answer: Option 'B'

​1,2,3 etc

7.

What type of chart will you use to compare performance of sales of two products ?

   A.) Column Chart
   B.) Line Chart
   C.) Pie Chart
   D.) Both A and B

Answer: Option 'A'

Column Chart

8.

3-D reference in a formula?

   A.) Spans worksheets
   B.) Can not be modified
   C.) Only appears on summary worksheets
   D.) Limits the formatting options

Answer: Option 'A'

Spans worksheets

9.

It is a collection of data that is stored electronically as a series of records in a table.

   A.) spreadsheet
   B.) presentation
   C.) database
   D.) MS Word

Answer: Option 'C'

​database

10.

Style sheet formats can be applied from ?

   A.) Table >> Autoformat
   B.) Format >> Autoformat
   C.) Table >> Cells
   D.) Fromat >> Cells

Answer: Option 'B'

Format >> Autoformat

11.

Which of these will not select all the cells in a document ?

   A.) Using the Edit – Select All menu
   B.) Pressing Ctrl + A on the keyboard
   C.) Clicking three times with the right mouse button in the spreadsheet
   D.) None of these

Answer: Option 'C'

​Clicking three times with the right mouse button in the spreadsheet

12.

Formula palette is used to?

   A.) Format cells containing numbers
   B.) Create and edit formulas containing functions
   C.) entered assumptions data
   D.) copy all cells

Answer: Option 'B'

Create and edit formulas containing functions

13.

What type of chart will you use to compare performance of two employees in the year 2016 ?

   A.) Column Chart
   B.) Line Chart
   C.) Pie Chart
   D.) Dot Chart

Answer: Option 'B'

​Line Chart

14.

Which among following wildcard characters are recognized by excel ?

   A.) + and -
   B.) ! and ^
   C.) * and ?
   D.) < and >

Answer: Option 'C'

* and ?

15.

what term describes a background that appears as a grainy, non smooth surface?

   A.) Velvet
   B.) Gradient
   C.) Pattern
   D.) Texture

Answer: Option 'B'

Gradient

16.

A features that displays only the data in column (s) according to specified criteria

   A.) Formula
   B.) Filtering
   C.) Sorting
   D.) Pivot

Answer: Option 'B'

​Filtering

17.

How will you graphically represent expenditure in different departments ?

   A.) Column Chart
   B.) Line Chart
   C.) Pie Chart
   D.) Dot Chart

Answer: Option 'C'

​Pie Chart

18.

Which among following is associated with excel ?

   A.) Graphic program
   B.) Spreadsheet
   C.) Microsoft office
   D.) None of these

Answer: Option 'B'

Spreadsheet

19.

Which function calculates your monthly mortage payment ?

   A.) PV
   B.) NPER
   C.) PMT
   D.) All of above

Answer: Option 'C'

PMT

20.

The name box appears at the ?

   A.) left of the formula bar
   B.) right of the formula bar
   C.) below the status bar
   D.) below the menu bar

Answer: Option 'A'

left of the formula bar


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