Test on Excel 2007 Basics

I have an Excel 2003 file that uses the range names "Qtr1", "Qtr2" and "Qtr3". Why does my file produce incorrect results in Excel 2007?

The range A2:C12 has consistent cell background and font formatting across all cells. Why do some cells appear different?

When you change the color scheme in Excel 2007, what will be affected?

What do these little green icons on the Excel Recent Documents list menu mean?

The headings for columns A, B and C have been changed. How has this been done?

(i) Why do these dots show in the Name Box and (ii) what can you do about it?

Why is there such a big gap between the Ribbon and Excel cells?

What has happened to Excel?

The Developer Ribbon is hidden by default. Where would you go to make it visible?

What formula would you enter in B16 to show the total for just the person selected on only the date entered?


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WTH? The last question doesn't even make sense to me. this particular test was confusing and weird.

804 days 11 hours 54 minutes ago

Ravi Dhakar

for online practise test

1251 days 22 hours 7 minutes ago


I got 5/10 at first test. I must work. :)

1438 days 4 hours 17 minutes ago


at first I got 5/10 today and now did it again hahaha I got 2/10

1446 days 21 hours 17 minutes ago

Joan Hackett

I can't believe my score I really need to study as much as I can. excel I really through I knew this. but I guess I didn't I have a test next week I guess I better study my butt off. which study for excel it so much involve with this. I just hope I pass my test. do anyone have anything that can help me with excel.

1523 days 14 minutes ago

Lisa Sigona

Wow, I thought I knew Excel - guess I have a lot to learn!

1578 days 4 hours 3 minutes ago


Microsoft is illogical

1722 days 7 hours 12 minutes ago

Niika Ted

I enjoyed the test, it showed me where my skills stand and shined light on what I need to improve upon.

1981 days 9 hours 27 minutes ago


In English please!!!

2068 days 21 hours 51 minutes ago


Did anyone else notice that ? 7 has the same answer for c and d and so does one of the other ?s

2218 days 20 hours 34 minutes ago

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