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PRESENTATION SKILLS – MIDTERM EXAM NAME: PERMIT NO.: DATE: GRADE:

Part I. Modified TRUE OR FALSE: Write TRUE if the statement is correct. Otherwise, correct the statement by changing the underlined word/phrase. Write all answers into the blank space provided before each item. ______1. In MS Excel the Arithmetic operator for multiplication is x. ______2. When Saving your workbook for the first time, clicking Save from File menu will automatically display the Save As dialog box. ______3. You can apply font styles to the entire cell’s contents only. ______4. When you enter text the characters align to the left in the cell. ______5. A column heading is labeled with numbers 1-256. ______6. A range is a rectangular block of cells. ______7. Border feature is found under File menu. ______8. The command that centers text from a cell horizontally across selected columns is Center alignment. ______9. The last cell in the worksheet has the cell address VI256. ______10. An MS Excel file is called a workbook. ______11. Print preview command is found under the View menu. ______12. After you have entered data into a cell, you can edit it in the name box other than the cell itself. ______13. Ascending button is found under Formatting toolbar. ______14. To save your changes in the existing workbook, you point to File and click Save As. ______15. When you enter a number, it is aligned to the left in the cell.

Part II. Multiple Choice: Select the letter corresponding your answer and write all answers into the blank space provided before each item.
_____ 1. How is the current or active cell in a worksheet identified? a. It is highlighted b. It is shaded a different color c. The insertion point appears within the d. An outline appears around it. cell _____ 2. Which of the following is the correct way to identify the range of cells from A1 to A15? b. A1-A15 a. A1;A15 c. A1:A15 d. A1,A15 _____ 3. What is the correct answer to the equation: 4 + 8/2^ 2? a. 36 b. 6 c. 20 d. 3 _____ 4. The formula =SUM(A1:A5) is in cell A6. If you copy this formula to cell B6, what is the resulting formula? a. =SUM(B1:B5) b. =SUM(A1:A5) c. =SUM(A1:B5) d. =SUM(A5:B5) _____ 5. If the signs (######) fill a cell, what does this indicate? a. The cell is not wide enough to display the content. b. You have entered an invalid entry. c. You missed to enter an argument. d. The cell is protected and cannot accept the data. _____ 6. Which type of MS Excel entry produces a calculated result? a. a formula b. a numeric value c. a text entry d. a date or time value _____ 7. Which key should you start when using an Excel formula? a. =(equal sign) b. /(forward slash)

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c. @(At symbol)

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d. &(ampersand)

_____ 8. What action will you do before changing the contents of a cell? a. Choose a menu command b. Press a shortcut key c. Select the cell d. Press F2 or the Edit key. _____ 9. Which command is used to move text to new location? a. Cut b. Copy c. Move d. Drag and drop _____10. Which button is used to sort your range of entries from largest to smallest numbers?

a.

b.

c.

d.

_____11. Which button is used to sort your range of entries alphabetically in ascending order?

a.

b.

c.

d.

_____12. Which button is used to display the average or mean of a cell range?

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b.

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d.

_____13. Which button is used to highlight or color a cell or range?

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b.

c.

d.

_____14. Which button is used to create charts or graphs?

a. a. Part III.
Answe r _______ _______ _______ _______ _______ _______ _______ _______ _______ _______ _______

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_____15. Which button is used to format numbers with decimal and comma?

d.

Matching Type: Match the Keyboard shortcuts from Column A with the corresponding actions at Column B. Write the letters of your answers into the space provided before each item. COLUMN A 1. Ctrl + End 2. Ctrl + Home 3. Down arrow key 4. End + right arrow 5. Home 6. Left arrow key 7. Page down 8. Page up 9. Right arrow key 10. Up arrow key COLULMN B a. activate edit mode b. displays the Goto dialog box c. displays the previous page d. makes the screen scroll down e. moves cell selector to cell A1 f. moves cell selector to column A g. moves down one cell h. moves up one cell i. moves to last occupied cell in the row j. moves to lower corner of the data area k. same as Shift + Tab l. same as Tab key

Part IV. Essay: Answer the following questions in three to five sentences. Write your answer in your bluebook. (5 points each) 1. What situation/application would it be best to use MS Excel rather than other MS Office
applications? Explain.

2. What are the advantages of using electronic spreadsheets as compared to using the manual
columnar sheets? State at least five advantages and/or disadvantages of one over the other.

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PRESENTATION SKILLS – MIDTERM EXAM NAME: PERMIT NO.: ANSWER KEY TEST 1 – 25 Pts 1. * 2. TRUE 3. INDIVIDUAL CHARACTER 4. TRUE 5. LETTERS A-IV 6. TRUE 7. FORMAT-> CELLS-> BORDER OR FORMATTING TOOLBAR ICON 8. TRUE 9. IV256 10. TRUE 11. FILE-> PRINT PREVIEW OR STANDARD TOOLBAR ICON 12. FORMULA BAR 13. STANDARD TOOLBAR 14. FILE SAVE 15. RIGHT TEST II 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. DATE: GRADE:

d. An outline appears around it.
c. A1:A15 b. 6 a. =SUM(B1:B5) a. The cell is not wide enough to display the content. a. a formula a. =(equal sign) c. Select the cell d. Drag and drop

10. b. 11. a. 12. a. 13. a. 14. d. 15. b. TEST III b d j 1. j. moves to lower corner of the data area 2. e. moves cell selector to cell A1 3. g. moves down one cell 4. i. moves to last occupied cell in the row 5. f. moves cell selector to column A 6. k. same as Shift + Tab 7. d. makes the screen scroll down 8. c. displays the previous page 9. l. same as Tab key 10. h. moves up one cell