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.indexed b.contiguous c.direct d.indirect |
d.indirect |

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

As in algebra, you can use brackets to override the order of operations Excel follows to perform formula calculations |
False |

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. |
True |

The Insert Options button lists formatting options. |
True |

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

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. |
True |

The equal sign (=) precedes a formula. |
True |

Excel has more than 400 functions that perform just about every type of calculation you can imagine. |
True |

A company or department may standardize with a specific ____ so that all of their documents have a similar appearance. a.style b.scheme c.theme d.gallery |
c.theme |

Cooler colors tend to pull away from the reader. |
True |

You can click the ____ button to undo an automatic correction. a.AutoCorrect Options b.Trace Error c.Auto Fill Options d.Paste Options |
a.AutoCorrect Options |

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

You can use the arrow keys to complete an entry in Point mode. |
False |

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

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

When you click the Decrease Font Size button, Excel assigns the next highest font size in the Font Size gallery. |
False |

Which of the following Option buttons gives options for filling cells following a fill operation? a.Auto Fill Options b.Insert Options c.Paste Options d.AutoCorrect Options |
a.Auto Fill Options |

The Sum button menu allows you to enter one of five often-used functions easily into a cell. |
True |

The Accounting number format assigns a floating dollar sign. |
False |

Point mode allows you to select cells for use in a formula by using your finger or the pointer. |
True |

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

The ____ function determines the lowest number in a range. a.MIN b.BASE c.LEAST d.LOW |
a.MIN |

The default view in Excel is called ____ view. a.Standard b.Basic c.Normal d.Values |
c.Normal |

When you decrease the row height to ____, the row is hidden. a.0 b.1 c.2 d.3 |
a.0 |

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 b.positioning c.operations d.selections |
c.operations |

Clicking the Create Function box opens the Function Arguments dialog box. |
False |

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. |
True |

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

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. |
True |

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

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

You cannot format an entire column at once. |
False |

Excel automatically appends the ____ to complete the AVERAGE function when you click the Enter box or press the ENTER key. a.left bracket b.right parenthesis c.right bracket d.left parenthesis |
b.right parenthesis |

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

You can use the ____ to check which cells are referenced in the formula assigned to the active cell. a.Range Finder b.Function Finder c.Formula Finder d.Calculation Finder |
a.Range Finder |

While holding down the ALT key, you can select nonadjacent ranges and cells. |
False |

As in algebra, you can use brackets to override the order of operations Excel follows to perform formula calculations. |
False |

With the accounting number style, a floating dollar sign appears immediately to the left of the first digit in a dollar value with no spaces. |
False |

A ____ is text and graphics that print at the bottom of every page. a.margin b.stopper c.toe d.footer |
d.footer |

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

You can click the Format Cells Dialog Box Launcher to open the Format Cells dialog box. |
True |

The ____ button lists error-checking options following the assignment of an invalid formula to a cell. a.Explain Error b.Fix Error c.Trace Error d.Find Error |
c.Trace Error |

The ____ Option button lists formatting options following an insertion of cells, rows, or columns. a.Auto Fill b.Paste c.AutoCorrect d.Insert |
d.Insert |

Which of the following happens when you enter the formula =G15 into a cell? a. b.Excel assigns the value in cell G15 to the active cell c.Excel assigns the sum of the values in the previous 15 cells to the active cell d.Excel recalculates all formulas in the worksheet |
b.Excel assigns the value in cell G15 to the active cell |

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.Percent style format b.Accounting number format c.Comma style format d.Currency style format |
b.Accounting number format |

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

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

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

The Insert Options button lists formatting options. |
True |

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

The range automatically selected by Excel is always correct. |
False |

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

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

If you do not assign a format to a cell or cells in a column, the column width will remain ____ characters. a.8.43 b.11.65 c.7.52 d.9.43 |
a.8.43 |

The ____ AutoComplete list contains those functions that alphabetically match the letters you type following the equal sign. a.Function b.Formula c.Calculate d.Equal |
b.Formula |

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

If you do not assign a format to a cell or cells in a column, the column width will remain ____ characters. a. b. c. d. |
c.8.43 |

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

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. b. c. d. |
c. AVERAGE |

The Accounting number format assigns a floating dollar sign. |
False |

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

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

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