Basic Excel Skills Assessment Test

Basic Excel Skills Assessment

Assessment Summary
This assessment tests the basic functions of Excel. Excel is a tool in the MS Office suite that features calculation, graphing tools, pivot tables, and a macro programming language called Visual Basic for Applications. It’s widely used across many business functions including accounting, data management, and administration.
Skills tested in this assessment
This assessment specifically examines the following skills: formulas, functions, charts, and data management.
What to test with this assessment
By using this assessment you can expect to learn how proficient someone is with Excel and if they understand the basics like creating formulas and charts and if they can use the workflow optimization functions that are critical to efficiency

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Excel is a part of the Microsoft Office suite that uses spreadsheets to organize numbers and data with formulas and functions. Excel is used around the world by businesses of all sizes to perform financial and data analysis. It is extremely valuable for many businesses that use it to record expenditures and income, plan budgets, chart data, and succinctly present fiscal results.

This Excel Basics test assesses whether job candidates can create formulas and charts in Excel and if they can use the workflow optimization functions that are critical to the efficiency and basic mastery of the application.

Candidates who perform well on this Excel Basics skills assessment will have all the technical skills to successfully manage and master spreadsheets in the software application. They will also have the necessary soft skills to critically think about data and interpret basic patterns.


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Question Type: Spreadsheet

Insert an appropriate chart that displays the relationship between the average temperature in celsius and sales of sunscreen.
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Excel Formulas

Question Type: Multiple Choice

An Excel formula has to start with which symbol?
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Data Management

Question Type: Multiple Choice

How would you amend one of the numbers of this line graph, for 2018 Month 2?

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