MS Office Excel ( Electronic Spreadsheet MCQ)

Microsoft excel is a spreadsheet program that belongs to Ms.Office group. It enables you to store, manipulate, and chart numeric data.
Spreadsheet is an Electronic sheet that allow you to enter the store data in a ‘ grid’ format on your computer system.
Application file name: excel.exe
Extension file Name: .xsl
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List of Spreadsheet Package
·         Google Sheets – (online and free).
·         iWork Numbers – Apple Office Suite.
·         KSpread
·         Lotus 1-2-3 (discontinued).
·         Microsoft Excel.
·         OpenOffice ->Calc (free).
·         VisiCalc (discontinued).
Things to remember while entering formula
1.       First place at the required cell where you want to get result by using formula.
2.       Always, formula begins with = ( is equal to ) sign, how ever + ( plus ) sing can be used.
3.       To get result, Always Press Enter key.
Copying the formula
1.       First, place at the  formula- containing cell. ( at result cell )
2.       Then click on bottom of active cell.
3.       And drag it up to destination
4.       action and replace it.
Some Logical Operators
1.       = ( is equal to )
2.       > ( Greater than )
3.       > = ( Grater than and equal to )
4.       < ( Less than )
5.       < = (less than and equal to )
6.       <> = not equal to.
Cell Address (cell Reference)
Each and Every cell has its own address. It is Denoted by column and row. Eg : A1, B2, C5………etc.
·         Relative Reference —-  A1
·         Absolute Reference —–$A$1
·         Mixed Reference ——-$G4
Limitation of Excel
Total number of rows and columns on a worksheet
1,048,576 rows by 16,384 columns
Column width
255 characters
Row height
409 points
Page breaks
1,026 horizontal and vertical
Total number of characters that a cell can contain
32,767 characters
Characters in a header or footer
Maximum number of line feeds per cell
Sheets in a workbook
Limited by available memory (default is 1 sheet)
Colors in a workbook
16 million colors (32 bit with full access to 24 bit color spectrum)
Named views in a workbook
Limited by available memory
Unique cell formats/cell styles
Fill styles
Line weight and styles
Unique font types
1,024 global fonts available for use; 512 per workbook
Number formats in a workbook
Between 200 and 250, depending on the language version of Excel that you have installed
Names in a workbook
Limited by available memory
Windows in a workbook
Limited by available memory
Hyperlinks in a worksheet
66,530 hyperlinks
Panes in a window
Linked sheets
Limited by available memory
Limited by available memory; a summary report shows only the first 251 scenarios
Changing cells in a scenario
Adjustable cells in Solver
Custom functions
Limited by available memory
Zoom range
10 percent to 400 percent
Limited by available memory
Sort references
64 in a single sort; unlimited when using sequential sorts
Undo levels
Fields in a data form
Workbook parameters
255 parameters per workbook
Items displayed in filter drop-down lists
Noncontiguous cells that can be selected
2,147,483,648 cells
1.      Which of the following methods cannot be used to enter data in a cell
a.       Pressing an arrow key
b.      Pressing the Tab key
c.       Pressing the Esc key
d.      Clicking on the formula bar
2.      Which of the following will not cut information?
a.      Pressing Ctrl + C
b.      Selecting Edit>Cut from the menu
c.       Clicking the Cut button on the standard
d.      Pressing Ctrl+X
3.      Which of the following is not a way to complete a cell entry?
a.       Pressing enter
b.      Pressing any arrow key on the keyboard
c.       Clicking the Enter button on the Formula bar
d.      Pressing spacebar
4.      How do you insert a row?
a.      Right-click the row heading where you want to insert the new row and select Insert from the shortcut menu
b.      Select the row heading where you want to insert the new row and select Edit >Row from the menu
c.       Select the row heading where you want to insert the new row and click the Insert Row button on the standard toolbar
d.      All of the above
5.      Which of the following is not a basic step in creating a worksheet?
a.      Save workbook
b.      Modify the worksheet
c.       Enter text and data
d.      Copy the worksheet
6.      How do you select an entire column?
a.       Select Edit > Select > Column from the menu
b.      Click the column heading letter
c.       Hold down the shift key as you click anywhere in the column.
d.      Hold down the Ctrl key as you click anywhere in the column
7.      How can you print three copies of a workbook?
a.       Select File>Properties form the menu and type 3 in the Copies to print text box.
b.      Select File >Print from the menu and type 3 in the Number of copies text box.
c.       Click the Print button on the standard toolbar to print the document then take it to Kinko’s and have 2 more copies made
d.      Press Ctrl+P+3
8.      To create a formula, you first:
a.      Select the cell you want to place the formula into
b.      Type the equals sign (=) to tell Excel that you’re about to enter a formula
c.       Enter the formula using any input values and the appropriate mathematical operators that make up your formula
d.      Choose the new command from the file menu
9.      How do you delete a column?
a.       Select the column heading you want to delete and select the Delete Row button on the standard toolbar
b.      Select the column heading you want to delete and select Insert Delete from the menu
c.       Select the row heading you want to delete and select Edit>Delete from the menu
d.      Right click the column heading you want to delete and select delete from the shortcut menu
10.  When integrating word and excel, word is usually the
a.       Server
b.      Destination
c.       Client
d.      Both b and c
11.  When a label is too long to fit within a worksheet cell, you typically must
a.       Shorten the label
b.      Increase the column width
c.       Decrease the column width
d.      Adjust the row height
12.  Comments put in cells are called
a.       Smart tip
b.      Cell tip
c.       Web tip
d.      Soft tip
13.  Which is used to perform what if analysis?
a.       Solver
b.      Goal seek
c.       Scenario Manager
d.      All of above
14.  Multiple calculations can be made in a single formula using
a.       standard formulas
b.      array formula
c.       complex formulas
d.      smart formula
15.  Hyperlinks can be
a.       Text
b.      Drawing objects
c.       Pictures
d.      All of above
16.  To activate the previous cell in a pre-selected range, press
a.       The Alt key
b.      The Tab key
c.       The Enter key
d.      None of the above
17.  Which button do you click to add up a series of numbers?
a.      The autosum button
b.      The Formula button
c.       The quickntotal button
d.      The total button
18.  When the formula bar is active, you can see
a.      The edit formula button
b.      The cancel button
c.       The enter button
d.      All of the above
19.  To copy formatting from one area in a worksheet and apply it to another area you would use:
a.       The Edit>Copy Format and Edit>Paste Format commands form the menu.
b.      The Copy and Apply Formatting dialog box, located under the Format>Copy and Apply menu.
c.       There is no way to copy and apply formatting in Excel – You have to do it manually
d.      The Format Painter button on the standard toolbar
20.  In a worksheet you can select
a.       The entire worksheet
b.      Rows
c.       Columns
d.      All of the above
21.  When you link data maintained in an excel workbook to a word document
a.       The word document cannot be edit
b.      The word document contains a reference to the original source application
c.       The word document must contain a hyperlink
d.      The word document contains a copy of the actual data
22.  Which area in an excel window allows entering values and formulas
a.       Title bar
b.      Menu bar
c.       Formula bar
d.      Standard toolbar
23.  To hold row and column titles in place so that they do not scroll when you scroll a worksheet click the
a.       Unfreeze panes command on the window menu
b.      Freeze panes command on the window menu
c.       Hold titles command on the edit menu
d.      Split command on the window menu
24.  To edit in an embedded excel worksheet object in a word document
a.      Use the excel menu bar and toolbars inside the word application
b.      Edit the hyperlink
c.       Edit the data in a excel source application
d.      Use the word menu bar and toolbars
25.  To create a formula, you can use:
a.       Values but not cell references
b.      Cell references but not values
c.       Values or cell references although not both at the same time
d.      Value and cell references
26.  Which of the following is the oldest spreadsheet package?
a.      VisiCalc
b.      Lotus 1-2-3
c.       Excel
d.      StarCalc
27.  Rounding errors can occur
a.      When you use multiplication, division, or exponentiation in a formula
b.      When you use addition and subtraction in a formula
c.       Because excel uses hidden decimal places in computation
d.      When you show the results of formulas with different decimal places that the calculated results
28.  You can copy data or formulas
a.      With the copy, paste and cut commands on the edit menu
b.      With commands on the shortcut menu
c.       With buttons on the standard toolbars
d.      All of the above
29.  You cannot link excel worksheet data to a word document
a.       With the right drag method
b.      With a hyperlink
c.       With the copy and paste special commands
d.      With the copy and paste buttons on the standard toolbar.
30.  Which of the following is a popular DOS based spreadsheet package?
a.       Word
b.      Smart cell
c.       Excel
d.      Lotus 1-2-3
31.  An excel workbook is a collection of
a.       Workbooks
b.      Worksheets
c.       Charts
d.      Worksheets and charts
32.  Excel files have a default extension of
a.      Xls
b.      Xlw
c.       Wk1
d.      123
33.  You can use the format painter multiple times by…..
a.       You can use the format painter button on by one time when you click it
b.      Double clicking the format painter button
c.       Pressing the Ctrl key and clicking the format painter button
d.      Pressing the Alt key and clicking the format painter button
35.  A circular reference is
a.       Geometric modeling tool
b.      A cell that points to a drawing object
c.       A formula that either directly or indirectly depends on itself
d.      Always erroneous
36.   Which of following is Not one of Excel’s what-if function?
a.       Goal seek
b.      Solver
c.       Scenario manager
d.      Auto Outline
37.  When you insert an excel file into a word document. The data are
a.       Hyperlinked placed in a word table
b.      Linked
c.       Embedded
d.      Use the word menu bar and toolbars
38.   Each excel file is called a workbook because
a.       It can contain text and data
b.      It can be modified
c.       It can contain many sheets including worksheets and chart sheets
d.      You have to work hard to create it
39.  Excel probably considers the cell entry January 1, 2000 to be a
a.       Label
b.      Value
c.       Formula
d.      Text string
40.  You can enter which types of data into worksheet cells?
a.      Labels, values, and formulas
b.      Labe3ls and values but not formulas
c.       Values and formulas but not labels
d.      Formulas only
 541.  You want to track the progress of the stock market on a daily basis. Which type of chart should you use?
a. Pie chart
b. Row chart
c. Line chart
d. Column chart
442.  Excel uniquely identifies cells within a worksheet with a cell name
a.       Cell names
b.      Column numbers and row letters
c.       Column letters and row numbers
d.      Cell locator coordinates
443  Getting data from a cell located in a different sheet is called …
a.       Accessing
b.      Referencing
c.       Updating
d.      Functioning
444 A worksheet can have a maximum of …. Number of rows
a. 256
b. 1024
c. 32000
d. 65535
445.  How many characters can be typed in a single cell in Excel?
a.       256
b.      1024
c.       32000
d.      65535
446.   Which of the following formulas will Excel Not be able to calculate?
a. =SUM(Sales)-A3
b. =SUM(A1:A5)*.5
c. =SUM(A1:A5)/(10-10)
d. =SUM(A1:A5)-10
447.  Which of the following formulas is not entered correctly?
a.       =10+50
b.      =B7*B1
c.       =B7+14
d.      10+50
448.  Which of the following is an absolute cell reference?
a. !A!1
b. $A$1
c. #a#1
d. A1
449.   to view a cell comment
a.       click the edit comment command on the insert menu
b.      click the display comment command on the window menu
c.       position the mouse pointer over the cell
d.      click the comment command on the view menu
450.  Which of the following methods can not be used to edit the contents of a cell?
a.      Press the Alt key
b.      Clicking the formula bar
c.       Pressing the F2 key
d.      Double clicking the cell
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