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1. Excel Keyboard Shortcuts Tests ( 7 Excel 2010 Tests)
2. Getting Started in Excel Tests ( 5 Excel 2010 Tests)
3. Entering Data in Excel Tests ( 4 Excel 2010 Tests)
4. Excel Formulas and Functions Tests ( 5 Excel 2010 Tests)
5. Excel Worksheets ( 4 Excel 2010 Tests)
6. Excel Charts Tests ( 1 Excel 2010 Test)
7. Printing Excel Worksheets ( 2 Tests )
8. Working with Data in Excel ( 8 Excel 2010 Tests) - more coming soon!!!
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1. Excel Keyboard Shortcuts Tests
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Easy Excel Shortcuts Test
Easy  Excel Shortcuts Everyone Should Know! Shortcuts make performing tasks that you frequently perform in Excel, quick and easy.  A number of keyboard combinations provide quick access to specific tasks.


Intermediate Excel Shortcuts Test
Shortcuts streamline tasks that you frequently perform in Excel by allowing you to quickly access specific functions. Memorizing a couple of essential shortcut key combinations could save you time and frustration and could even assist you in using different versions of Excel as most shortcut keys have not changed in the last decade! 


Excel Keyboard Shortcuts for Worksheets Test

* Shortcuts for Moving Around Cells
* Shortcuts for Moving to the Beginning and End of Data
* Shortcuts for Selecting Rows and Columns
* Shortcuts for The Go To Dialogue Box
* Shortcuts to Undo and Redo

Part of working smarter and not harder in Excel means becoming a pro at using keyboard shortcuts to move and make selections in the worksheet. Test your Excel skills with the free 10 Question Multiple Choice Excel Quiz with Answers and Answer Explanations.


Excel Keyboard Shortcuts for Cell Contents Test
* Shortcuts to Undo and Redo
* Shortcuts to Cut, Copy, Paste and Edit Cell Contents
* Shortcuts to Insert Comments and Hyperlinks
* Shortcuts to Insert Dates and Times
* Shortcuts to Display Cell Value or Formula

Part of working smarter and not harder in Excel means becoming a pro at using keyboard shortcuts to cut, copy, paste, and format the contents of the cells. Test your Excel skills with the free 10 Question Multiple Choice Excel Quiz with Answers and Answer Explanations.


Shortcuts for Inserting & Deleting Rows, Columns & Cells Excel Test

* Selecting Rows and Columns
* Deleting Rows and Columns
* Inserting Rows and Columns
* Resizing Rows and Columns
Part of working smarter and not harder in Excel means becoming a pro at using keyboard shortcuts to insert and delete rows, columns and cells as well as adjust column width and row height. Test your Excel skills with the free Excel Quiz. Test your Excel skills with the free 10 Question Multiple Choice Excel Quiz with Answers and Answer Explanations.


Excel Keyboard Shortcuts for Formatting Numbers Test
* Shortcuts for Applying Formats
* Shortcuts for General Number & Scientific Number Formats
* Shortcuts for Time and Date Format
* Shortcuts for Percentage Format
* Shortcuts for Currency Format

Part of working smarter and not harder in Excel means becoming a pro at using keyboard shortcuts to format numbers. Test your Excel skills with the free 10 Question Multiple Choice Excel Quiz with Answers and Answer Explanations.

Excel Keyboard Shortcuts for Formulas Test
* Shortcuts for Autosum
* Shortcuts for Copy Formulas Down
* Shortcuts for Insert Functions, Formulas and Arguments
* Shortcuts for Array Formulas
* Shortcuts for Calculate the Worksheet

Part of working smarter and not harder in Excel means becoming a pro at using keyboard shortcuts to to enter formulas. Test your Excel skills with the free 10 Question Multiple Choice Excel Quiz with Answers and Answer Explanations.

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2. Getting Started in Excel Tests
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* 5 Online Tests with Answer Explanations

Excel Basics Test
* Parts of the Screen
* Columns, Rows, Cells
* Parts of the Worksheet
Starting out in Excel it’s important to identify and understand all what you see on the screen. The Ribbon, Tabs, the Quick Access Toolbar, the Name Box, the Formula Bar, Column and Row Labels, Cells and Cell Addresses and the Worksheet Tabs. Test your Excel skills with the free 10 Question Multiple Choice Excel Quiz with Answers and Answer Explanations.

Using the File Tab Excel Test
* Saving and Opening a Workbook
* Creating a New Workbook
* Recent Places
* Print Preview
An overview of the common tasks that can be completed using the File Tab aka The Backstage View including the list of recent documents, using pushpins to keep documents at the top of the list, print and print preview, and save and save as. Test your Excel skills with the free 10 Question Multiple Choice Excel Quiz with Answers and Answer Explanations.

The Views in Excel Test
* Normal View
* Page Layout View
* Page Break Preview
* Zoom Options

There are different ways to view your worksheet depending on what you want to do. Understanding and using the different views in Excel can make your work much easier. This includes Normal, Page Layout, Page Break views and the Zoom feature.Test your Excel skills with the free 10 Question Multiple Choice Excel Quiz with Answers and Answer Explanations.

Moving Around the Worksheet Excel Test
* Navigating Around a Worksheet
* Selection Methods
* The Go To Function

Excel worksheets can be quite big and contain multiple columns and rows of data. Knowing how to use the mouse, keyboard and Go To features as well as how to select columns, rows and multiple cells makes using Excel much easier and can save you a lot of time. Test your Excel skills with the free 10 Question Multiple Choice Excel Quiz with Answers and Answer Explanations.

The Excel Screen Test
Getting to know the Excel screen like the proverbial ‘back of your hand’ will make every other part of Excel easier.  Knowing the correct names for different areas on the screen will assist you in understanding tutorials and Microsoft Office help answers and is well worth investing time in.

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3. Entering Data in Excel Tests
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Basic Data Entry and Navigation Excel Test
* Navigating a Sheet
* Entering Text and Numbers
* Editing Text and Numbers
* Deleting Text and Numbers

Nothing is more fundamental to using Excel than knowing how to enter, edit and delete text and numbers in cells. Test your Excel skills with the free 10 Question Multiple Choice Excel Quiz with Answers and Answer Explanations.

Copying and Pasting Excel Test
* Copying and Pasting
* Using the Fill Handle To Copy
* Drag And Drop
* Undo And Redo

In Excel you will frequently copy and paste text and numbers using keyboard shortcuts, the right mouse button, the fill handle and the drag and drop functions. Using the copying and pasting functions in Excel will not only save you time from having to re-enter data repeatedly, it may also ensure more accurate data entry and less frustration. Test your Excel skills with the free 10 Question Multiple Choice Excel Quiz with Answers and Answer Explanations.

Using Autofill Excel Test
* What Is Autofill?
* Autofill Day And Month Series
* Autofill Number Sequences
* Autofill Custom Lists

You type in Monday and Excel will type in the rest of the days. You can do the same with dates and numbers using the fill handle and Auto Fill feature. You can even create your own list. This is a great time saver. Test your Excel skills with the free 10 Question Multiple Choice Excel Quiz with Answers and Answer Explanations.

Formatting Text Excel Test

* Experimenting with Font Options
* Fitting Text to a Cell
* Setting Text Alignment
* Copy Formatting

Formatting is the key. This includes changing the appearance of the data including the font, font color, text alignment, merging cells, wrapping text and using the fit to cell feature. You can copy formatting by using the Format Painter. Test your Excel skills with the free 10 Question Multiple Choice Excel Quiz with Answers and Answer Explanations.

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4. Excel Formulas and Functions Tests
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* 5 Online Tests with Answer Explanations

Excel Formula Basics Test
* Understanding Cell References
* Adding and Subtracting Values
* Multiply and Divide Values

Powerful and dynamic arithmetic formulas and functions differentiate Excel from simply, for example, using a table in a Word document or a sheet of paper to list number values. A good place to start is with getting to know how cell references work. Experiment with getting Excel to work for you by learning how to use the Add, Subtract, Multiply, Divide, SUM and AutoSum formulas and functions. Test your Excel skills with the free 10 Question Multiple Choice Excel Quiz with Answers and Answer Explanations.


Excel Copying Formulas and using Relative and Absolute Cell References Test
* The Fill Handle
* Copying and Pasting Formulas and Values
* Drag and Drop
* Absolute and Relative References

To get the math correct every time you have to understand Absolute and Relative cell references when creating, copying and moving formulas. Copying formulas using the fill handle saves a lot of time. So does knowing how to change the formula to its actual value. Test your Excel skills with the free 10 Question Multiple Choice Excel Quiz with Answers and Answer Explanations.


Excel Formatting Numbers Basics Test
* General Formatting
* Decimal Places
* Currency and Negative Numbers
* Formatting Dates
* Formatting Fractions

You want numbers to appear correctly. This is done by formatting numbers for currency, percentage, dates, and fractions including decimal places and negative numbers. Test your Excel skills with the free 10 Question Multiple Choice Excel Quiz with Answers and Answer Explanations.


Excel Understanding Functions Test
* How to Find a Function
* How to Insert a Function
* How to Edit a Function
* Commonly Used Functions: Sum and Count

Functions are predefined formulas that are the powerhouse behind Excel. Understanding functions, how Excel organizes functions, and creating functions using the Function dialog box takes Excel beyond basic math. Test your Excel skills with the free 10 Question Multiple Choice Excel Quiz with Answers and Answer Explanations.


Excel using IF, SUMIF and COUNTIF Test
* What is the purpose of IF statements?
* How to use IF
* How to use COUNTIF
* How to use SUMIF

IF functions in Excel allow you to create formulas based on true or false evaluations. The power of IF, SUMIF and COUNTIF creates dynamic worksheets that provides results based on data being entered, calculated and evaluated removing the manual task of analyzing a worksheet.

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5. Excel Worksheets Tests
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* 4 Online Tests with Answer Explanations

Excel Basic Worksheet Formatting Test
* Inserting & Deleting Cells, Rows & Columns
* Setting Width & Height for Columns & Rows
* Inserting & Formatting Borders
* Inserting Headers, Footers & Page Numbers

Making your worksheets easy to read and understand is crucial. Formatting is the key. This includes changing the appearance of the worksheet including inserting and deleting columns and rows, changing column widths and row heights, cell color and borders and how to add Headers, Footers and page numbers.

Excel Advanced Worksheet Formatting Test
* Freeze Window Panes
* Split Screens
* Naming Cell Ranges
* Transposing Rows and Columns
* Inserting Comments

Use freeze panes to always see your column headings, no matter how far down you scroll. Split the worksheet to see two different parts at the same time using the Split Screen function. It can be helpful to name cells and cell ranges rather than referring to a cell by its address.  Switching rows and columns gives you another view of your data.  Like using a sticky note, inserting comments can help explain your data.

Protecting Worksheets Excel Test
* Password Protect a Workbook
* Protect a Worksheet from Changes
* Protect a Workbook Structure from Changes
* Unlocking Selected Cells to Allow Edits

Data in an Excel worksheet can be highly confidential when it contains, for example, personal details, salaries or bonuses of staff at a company or even your personal budget. Another security issue is when other viewers or users of the worksheet inadvertently or intentionally change formulas or data without your knowledge and thus compromise the integrity of the data. Excel provides multiple functions to protect your worksheet and data so that other people can’t change some or all of it or access it without prior authorization.

Working with Multiple Worksheets Excel Test
* Create and Delete Worksheets
* Copy and Move Worksheets
* Format Multiple Worksheets Simultaneously
* Calculate Formulas Across Worksheets

Excel workbooks can have hundreds of worksheets. You could have a worksheet for each month, or each location, or each person. You need to know how to add and delete worksheets, format multiple worksheets at the same time, insert data into multiple worksheets and calculate formulas across worksheets.

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6. Excel Charts Tests
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* 1 Online Test with Answer Explanations

Creating and Modifying Excel Charts Test
* Select and Insert a Chart
* Edit Data Ranges for a Chart
* Change Chart Type and Layout
* Formatting a Chart

Charts are a graphical representation of your data. How to create a bar or pie chart. Knowing how to format charts using the Design, Layout and Format tabs to change colors, labels and scale makes you an Excel Chart Wizard!

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7. Printing Excel Worksheets Test
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* 2 Online Tests with Answer Explanations


Printing Basics Excel Test
* Print Preview
* Set Paper Size and Layout
* Repeat a Heading Row
* Page Break Preview

Usually you will need to print your worksheet. Print Preview will let you see what your worksheet will look like when it’s printed. Then you can change margins, paper size and layout, page breaks and column widths and print the cell borders and column headings at the top of each page to make it easy to read.


Printing Large Excel Worksheets Test
* Scaling a Page for Printing
* Insert Page Breaks
* Move Page Breaks in Page Break Preview Window
* Set Print Area

Sometimes your whole worksheet does not print on one piece of paper. There are modifications you can make to print an Excel worksheet either on one page or at least with all of the columns on one page.



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8. Working with Data in Excel Tests
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* 8 Online Tests with Answer Explanations (more soon!!)


Sort and Filter Data in Excel Test
* Sorting Data Alphabetically or Numerically
* Sorting Data by More Than One Criterion
* Apply and Use a Data Filter
* Advanced Filters
* Removing a Filter

Data in Excel can run into the hundreds and even thousands of lines. You need tools that allow you to organize your data according to specific criteria, for example, alphabetically sort surnames or apply specific filters to a worksheet to only display data that meets specific filter criteria. The sort and filter tools in Excel allow you to organize and manipulate your data quickly and easily.

Concatenate Function, Convert Text to Columns & Remove Duplicates Excel Test
* How to Use the Concatenate Function
* Convert Text to Columns
* Remove Duplicate Values

Sometimes you need to combine the contents of different cells into one, sometimes you need to split the data in a cell into separate cells. Use the concatenate function to combine words and even numbers that are contained across different columns into one cell. The converse function of concatenate is the Text to Columns function which allows you to separate text across different columns. Excel even has a built-in function to remove duplicate values to ensure your data is free from repeat entries.


Conditional Formatting Excel Test
* What is Conditional Formatting?
* Highlight Cell Rules
* Top and Bottom Rules
* Manage Rules
* Remove Rules

Conditional Formatting lets you highlight data. You can apply different formatting to a cell or cells that meet your specific conditions i.e. all cells over $5000 or the top 10 items or all of the cells within a date range. This can help you focus on what’s really important.


Using Data Validation Tools Excel Test
* What is Data Validation?
* Numbers, Dates & Time Validation Criteria
* Data Validation Lists
* Input Messages
* Removing a Filter
* Removing Data Validation

To analyze data in Excel, the data must be entered consistently. If you type “yes” for one instance but “Y” in another instance, you will not be able to analyze the data easily. Data analysis tools ensure that values are entered in the same format where specified throughout your worksheet.


VLOOKUP & INDEX-MATCH - Using Formulas to Look Up Data Excel Test
* Using VLOOKUP
* Using INDEX-MATCH

Formulas like VLOOKUP, and INDEX-MATCH make it possible to look up and match data from one sheet to the next and removes the need to manually find information contained in your worksheets.


Formulas to Manipulate & Clean Data Excel Test
* Using UPPER, LOWER & PROPER to Change Text Case
* Using TRIM to Remove Extra Spaces
* Using LEFT & RIGHT Function to Extract Characters

Text is not always in exactly the right format that you need it. Sometimes you need to change the case of words to upper or lower case or remove extra spaces or characters. Doing this manually can take up a lot of time and can lead to data entry errors. Formulas allow you to perform the above functions in record time.


Data Forms Excel Test
* What are Data Forms?
* How to Enable Data Forms
* Using Data Forms to Find Entries
* Using Data Forms to Create Entries
* Using Data Forms to Edit or Delete Entries

When you have to do a lot of data entry, it may be easier and more efficient to do it in a Data Form rather than on the actual worksheet. Data Forms allow you to find data, view entries, add and delete data to a worksheet with a user-friendly form.


Pivot Tables Excel Test
* What is a Pivot Table?
* Inserting a Pivot Table
* Pivot Table Fields
* Using a Report Filter

By moving the data Pivot Tables let you organize, analyze and summarize large amounts of data in lots of different ways.



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