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31 January 2012

oDesk Microsoft Excel 2010 Test Answers

Microsoft Excel  


Q1: figure shows a view of the Standard Toolbar. What function is performed by the button marked by the letter 'Z'?

Ans:It copies the formatting properties from one cell to another

Q2:The figure shows the AutoFit Selection menu option. What function does it perform?

Ans:It automatically resizes the column height and width to the minimum necessary to fit the contents of the selected cell

Q:How does the AutoComplete feature in Excel help you save time?

Ans:It automatically completes abbreviated words

Q:The figure shows a view of the Standard Toolbar. What function is performed by the button marked by the letter 'A'?

Ans:It is used to add a hyperlink

Q:Which of the following options would be used if you need to insert a 77889867810070809 number in a cell?

Ans:Apply the Text Format to empty cells, and then type the numbers

Q:Suppose the value in cell A1 is John and B1 is Smith then which of the following function you will use to get the John_Smith in C1 cell?


Q:How can you select all the blank cells in your worksheet?

Ans:This must be done manually as it is not automated through any built-in feature

Q:What is the quickest way to select all the columns on a worksheet?

Ans:Click on the gray rectangle on the upper left corner of the worksheet where the column headings and row headings meet

Q:The figure shows an Excel worksheet. If you want to freeze the row showing the months (row 1) and the column showing the products (column A), what should you do?

Ans:Select the cell A1 and click on Freeze Panes under the menu Window->Freeze Panes

Q:Which of the following functions would return a value of 8?

Ans:b and c

Q:You select the row headings 10, 11 and 12 and then choose the menu option Insert->Rows. What will happen?

Ans:3 new rows will be inserted after row 9

Q:The figure shows a view of the Drawing Toolbar. What function is performed by the button marked by the letter 'X' ?

Ans:It inserts a Diagram or Organization Chart in the worksheet

Q:When using Document Workspaces, you cannot work directly on the Document Workspace copy, but you can work on your own copy which you can update periodically with changes that have been saved to the copy on the Document Workspace site.


Q:You have created a worksheet which consists of confidential data. You want that these values, although present in the worksheet, should remain hidden and as a result the cells containing this data should appear blank in the worksheet. Which method will help you do this?

Ans:Select the cells, open the Window menu and click on Hide

Q:Which of the following Date and Time function you will use to return the serial number of the last day of the month before or after a specified number of months?


Q:The figure shows a view of the Standard Toolbar. What function is performed by the button marked by the letter 'Y'?

Ans:It adds up the values in the selected cells

Q:Which of the following errors appears when an invalid argument is passed while converting a number from one number system to another system?


Q:Which of the following function you will use to find the highest number in a series of numbers?


Q:You have entered 4/6 as data in a cell without applying any formats to it. By default, Excel will treat this data entry as a:


Q:You define a print area in your worksheet, but later you select a smaller range of cells to print and then click Selection under the menu File->Print->Selection. What will happen?


Q:What will be the output of the function IF(ISNA(MODE(B1:B4)),0,MODE(B1:B4)) when it is applied to the data series given below?

Ans: na

Q:AutoFilter drop-downs are automatically added in the header row of a list when the list is created.


Q:What does the NOW() function returns?

Ans:Returns the serial number of the current date and time

Q:You start Microsoft Excel and you do not want it to automatically run a macro upon starting. What will you do?

Ans:Hold down the CTRL key during startup

Q:Which toolbar is shown in the figure?

Ans:Forms toolbar

Q:When you clear the contents from a cell, the formatting of the cell is also lost.



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