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Excel 2

Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 

 1. 

A ____ is a prewritten formula that is built into Excel.
a.
function
c.
task
b.
feature
d.
calculation
 

 2. 

A(n) ____ circular reference occurs when a formula in a cell refers to another cell or cells that include a formula that refers back to the original cell.
a.
contiguous
c.
direct
b.
indexed
d.
indirect
 

 3. 

All of the following are valid Excel arithmetic operators EXCEPT ____.
a.
^
c.
%
b.
*
d.
>
 

 4. 

Which of the following calculations multiplies 23 by 0.01?
a.
=23%
c.
=23+.01
b.
=23
d.
=24-.01
 

 5. 

When more than one arithmetic operator is involved in a formula, Excel follows the same basic order of ____ that you use in algebra.
a.
placement
c.
positioning
b.
operations
d.
selections
 

 6. 

When Excel follows the order of operations, the formula, 8 * 3 + 2, equals ____.
a.
40
c.
48
b.
26
d.
13
 
 
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 7. 

Point mode allows you to ____, as shown in the accompanying figure.
a.
select cells for use in a formula using the keyboard
b.
select a function from the Sum button list
c.
select cells for use in a formula using the mouse pointer
d.
edit cell contents directly in the cell
 

 8. 

The adjusted cell references in a copied and pasted formula are called ____ cell references.
a.
related
c.
pasted
b.
relative
d.
alternative
 

 9. 

The ____ function displays the highest value in a range.
a.
MIN
c.
MAX
b.
SUM
d.
AVERAGE
 

 10. 

The ____ function sums the numbers in the specified range and then divides the sum by the number of cells with numeric values in the range.
a.
DIVSUM
c.
AVERAGE
b.
RANGEAVG
d.
MAX
 

 11. 

To copy cell contents, you can select the cell and then press the ____ keys.
a.
CTRL+V
c.
CTRL+B
b.
CTRL+X
d.
CTRL+C
 

 12. 

The ____ button assigns a fixed dollar sign to the numbers in a selected range, with the dollar sign to the far left with spaces between it and the first digit in the cell.
a.
Comma style format
c.
Percent style format
b.
Accounting number format
d.
Currency style format
 

 13. 

A ____ is text and graphics that print at the top of each page.
a.
header
c.
margin
b.
topper
d.
crown
 

 14. 

____ view allows you to create or modify a worksheet while viewing how it will look in printed format.
a.
Normal
c.
Page Break Preview
b.
Page Layout
d.
Full Screen
 

 15. 

To print a range of cells in the active worksheet, click ____ in the Settings area in the Print gallery.
a.
Print Active Sheets
c.
Print Entire Workbook
b.
Print Selection
d.
none of the above
 

Multiple Response
Identify one or more choices that best complete the statement or answer the question.
 
 
Modified Multiple Choice
 

 1. 

Which of the following are valid formulas?
 a.
=3 ^ 4
 c.
=11+9
 b.
=H3/H11
 d.
=22-F15
 

 2. 

Which of the following is a method of entering functions?
 a.
keyboard, touch gesture, or pointer
 c.
the Insert Function box in the formula bar
 b.
the Sum menu
 d.
the Name box area in the formula bar
 

 3. 

Using the Excel spell checker, you can ____.
 a.
check the spelling of words in a selected range
 b.
add words to the dictionary
 

True/False
Indicate whether the statement is true or false.
 

 1. 

The equal sign (=) precedes a formula.
 

 2. 

The most common error when entering a formula is to reference the wrong cell in the formula.
 

 3. 

An asterisk (*) following a cell reference in a formula is the arithmetic operator that directs Excel to perform the division operation.
 

 4. 

The arithmetic operator, ^, directs Excel to perform the division operation.
 

 5. 

Moving from left to right, the first calculation in the order of operations is negation (-).
 

 6. 

Using Point mode to enter formulas often is faster and more accurate than using the keyboard to type the entire formula.
 

 7. 

The Insert Options button lists formatting options.
 

 8. 

Excel attempts to guess which cells you want to include in the function by looking for ranges that are adjacent to the selected cell and that contain numeric data.
 

 9. 

The range automatically selected by Excel is always correct.
 

 10. 

The AVERAGE function requires that the argument be included within parentheses following the function name.
 

 11. 

You cannot format an entire column at once.
 

 12. 

To select a number format, you can choose a category in the Number tab in the Format Cells dialog box and then select the number of decimal places, whether or not a dollar sign should be displayed, and how negative numbers should appear.
 

 13. 

The Percent Style button instructs Excel to display a value as a percentage, determined by multiplying the cell entry by 100, rounding the result to the nearest percent, and adding a percent sign.
 

 14. 

Best fit means that the width of the column will be increased or decreased by a percentage you specify.
 



 
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