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An Excel workbook saved in HTML format allows Internet or intranet users to have access to workbook data even if they do not have Excel installed
Ans: True

Once the chart is created, data can only be changed in a chart located in the same worksheet as the changed cells
Ans: False

Certain chart elements automatically inserted in a chart created by Chart Wizard include a chart legend, labels for the x-axis and y-axis, and a chart title
Ans: False

You can double-click a chart element to display the appropriate formatting dialog box.
Ans: True

Time in a cell in Excel is stored as a decimal fraction representing a portion of the day
Ans:True

The PMT function is used to calculate a loan payment based on a variable interest rate, payment, and the time period.
Ans: False

The gridlines that appear on your worksheet will print as displayed.
Ans: False

The FV function is used to calculate the future value of an investment based on a periodic constant payment and interest rate
Ans: True

If the text you entered into a cell does not fit, Excel will display ##### to indicate that the text is too long
Ans: True

By default, data in a cell is centered
Ans: False

When a new row is added into an Excel worksheet, by default, this row will be inserted just below the active cell.
Ans: True

To insert a row, click Insert and then Rows
Ans: True

The Split option causes the worksheet to be split into two window panes.
Ans: False

To select nonadjacent cells, columns, or rows, you must
Ans: hold down the Ctrl key while clicking column, row header, or specific cells

When copying selected cells to a new location, you must position the mouse pointer on any border around the selected cells until it turns into a(n)
Ans: arrow pointer

When data is linked, a change made in a linked cell is automatically made to other cells in the link.
Ans: True

Selected cells and cell contents can be moved or copied within a worksheet but not between worksheets.
Ans: False

What Function does the ‘Compare Side by Side With’ command on the window menu perform?
Ans: It allows you to scroll through two or more workbooks simultaneously

Which of the following functions would return a value of 8?
Ans: round(8.4999,0)

What will be the output of the function IF(ISNA(MODE(B1:B4)),0,MODE(B1:B4)) when it is applied to the data series given bellow?
Ans: 0

Which of the following date and time function will you use to return the serial number of the last day of the month before or after specified number of months?
Ans: EOMONTH

Which of the following shortcuts can be used to insert a new line in the same cell?
Ans: Alt+Enter

Which of the following function you will use to find the highest number in a series of numbers?
Ans: MAX(B1:B3)

Which of the following statements regarding the QUARTILE function is not true?
Ans: The function MEDIAN(array) and QUARTILEarray,2) will return different values when applied to the same array.

You have entered 4/6 as data in a cell without applying any formats to it. By default, Excel will treat this data entry as a:
Ans: Date

This question is based upon the figure shown below
What will be the value in the cell C2 as shown in the figure when we use formula = A2+B2?
Ans: 120

What is the quickest way to select all the columns on a worksheet?
Ans: Click on the gray rectangle on the upper left corner of the worksheet where the column headings and row headings meet

What does the NOW() function returns?
Ans: Returns the serial number of the current date and time

 You would like to restrict the values that can be entered into a cell so that only whole numbers between 1 and 100 can be entered. Which option in the menu allows you to accomplish this?
Ans: The setting tab under the menu Data->Validation

You start Microsoft Excel and you do not want it to automatically run a macro upon starting. What will you do?
Ans: Hold down the CTRL key during startup

How does the AutoComplete feature in Excel help you save time?
Ans: It automatically completes abbreviated words

The figure shows a view of the Standard Toolbar. What function is performed by the button marked by the letter Z?
Ans: It copies the formatting properties from one cell to another

How can you select all the blank cells in your worksheet?
Ans: This must be done manually as it is not automated through any built-in feature

The figure shows an Excel worksheet. If you want to F the row showing the months (row 1) and the column showing the products (column A), what should you do?
Ans: Select the cell A1 and click on Freeze Panes under the menu Window->Freeze Panes

The figure shows a view of the Drawing Toolbar. What function is performed by the button marked by the letter X ?
Ans: It inserts a Diagram or Organization Chart in the worksheet

When using Document Workspaces, you cannot work directly on the Document Workspace copy, but you can work on your own copy which you can update periodically with changes that have been saved to the copy on the Document Workspace site.
Ans: TRUE

What will be the output of the function IF(ISNA(MODE(B1:B4)),0,MODE(B1:B4)) when it is applied to the data series given below?
Ans: #N/A

AutoFilter drop-downs are automatically added in the header row of a list when the list is created.
Ans: TRUE

Which toolbar is shown in the figure?
Ans: Forms toolbar

When you clear the contents from a cell, the formatting of the cell is also lost.
Ans: FALSE

When the AutoSum button is clicked, Excel first looks for a range of numbers above the active cell.
Ans: True

A relative cell reference changes when a formula is copied or moved to other locations.
Ans: True

If cell entries are changed, the formula will automatically recalculate the values and insert the result in the cell containing the formula.
Ans: True

The Merge button on the Formatting toolbar will merge selected cells and right align data within the cells.
Ans: False

To make the image taller or shorter, use the middle sizing handle at the left or right side of the image.
Ans: False

Which of the following is not a tab on the Chart Options dialog box?
Ans: Patterns

This chart is the default chart
Ans: Column Chart

Which of the following displays the contents of the active cell?
Ans: Formula bar

A worksheet is an individual page or tab in the workbook.
Ans: True

You can copy cell formats from one cell to another by using the
Ans: Format Painter

Donelp you do this?
Ans: Select the cells, open the Window menu and click on Hide

The figure shows a view of the Standard Toolbar. What function is performed by the button marked by the letter Y
Ans: It adds up the values in the selected cells

You define a print area in your worksheet, but later you select a smaller range of cells to print and then click Selection under the menu File->Print->Print What->Selection. What will happen?
Ans: The selected area will be printed

By default, how is text horizontally aligned inside a cell in Excel?
Ans: Left aligned

When using the AutoFill handle to quickly fill a range of cells with the same or consecutive data, the cells need not be adjacent as long as they are within the same sheet.
Ans: False

This question is based upon the figure shown bellow
The figure shows an Excel worksheet. What does the read triangle in C2 signify?
Ans: There is a comment associated with the cell

You select the row headings 10, 11 and 12 and then choose the menu option Insert->Rows. What will happen?
Ans: 3 new rows will be inserted after row 9

A smart tag will be removed from a cell when……………….
Ans: The data in the cell is changed or deleted

The figure shows the AutoFit Selection menu option. What function does it perform?
Ans:  It automatically resizes the column height and width to the minimum necessary to fit the contents of the selected cell

You have created a worksheet which consists of confidential data. You want that these values, although present in the worksheet, should remain hidden and as a result the cells containing this data should appear blank in the worksheet. Which method will help you do this?
Ans: Select the cells, open the Window menu and click on Hide

Which of the following Date and Time function you will use to return the serial number of the last day of the month before or after a specified number of months?
Ans: DATEVALUE

You define a print area in your worksheet, but later you select a smaller range of cells to print and then click Selection under the menu File->Print->Selection. What will happen?
Ans: b

figure shows a view of the Standard Toolbar. What function is performed by the button marked by the letter 'Z'?
Ans: It copies the formatting properties from one cell to another

The multiplication arithmetic operator is represented by which of the following symbols
Ans: *

To apply page numbering to a worksheet page, which option in the Page Setup dialog box should you choose
Ans: Header/Footer

If a function is included in an argument within a function, it is called a
Ans: Nested Function

If you want row and column headings to print, which tab do you click from the Page Setup dialog box?
Ans: Header/Footer

A new workbook initially contains this many sheets
Ans: Three

You can change the size of an image by using the white sizing handles.
Ans: True

The question is based upon the figure shown
The figure shows a view of the standard Toolbar. What function is performed by the button Marked by the letter Y?
Ans:  Its adds up the values in the selected cells

You have entered test in a cell which is too big for the cell. You want the text to appear in multiple lines inside the same cell. What will you do?
Ans:  Use the wrap txt option in the Format->Cells>Alignment Menu

Which of the following errors appears when an invalid argument is passed while converting a number from one number system to another system?
Ans:  #N/A

Suppose the value in cell A1 is John and B1 is Smith then which of the following function you will use to get John_Smith in Cell C1?
Ans:  = A1&”_”&B1

The figure shows a view of the Standard Toolbar. What function is performed by the button marked by the letter A
Ans: It is used to add a hyperlink

Which of the following options would be used if you need to insert a 77889867810070809 number in a cell?
Ans: Apply the Text Format to empty cells, and then type the numbers

Suppose the value in cell A1 is John and B1 is Smith then which of the following function you will use to get the John_Smith in C1 cell?
Ans: A_B

You can select the current row by pressing
Ans: Shift + Spacebar

A column is inserted immediately to the left of the column containing the active cell unless you choose otherwise
Ans: True

To delete a specific cell as well as the text within it, make the cell active and then
Ans: click Edit and then Delete

Which of the following is an absolute cell reference
Ans: $B3

How can you select all the blank cells in your worksheet?
Ans: Choose blank in the Edit->Go to->special Menu option

State Whether True or false.
Ans: True

This question is based upon the figure bellow
What does the purple triangle at the bottom right corner of the cell signify?
Ans: Smart Tag

You have created a worksheet which consists a confidential data. You want that these values, although present in the worksheet, should remain hidden and as a result the cells containing this data should appear blank in the worksheet. Which method will help you do this?
Ans: Select the cells, open the Window menu and click on Hide

A document created in Excel is referred to as a
Ans: workbook

Use this handle to automatically insert the next month in the series, January:
Ans: Fill

Which of these operators are in the correct order of operations?
Ans: ^,*,-

To move the insertion point down to the next cell, press:
Ans: Enter

The cell range A3 through G3 should be keyed in as:
Ans: A3:G3

There is a better method to enable or disable services on your computer than using msconfig and hardware profiles. When using msconfig, you might disable some services that are necessary to boot the system. Which of the following should be used to enable or disable services.  
Ans: c.     Microsoft Management Console (MMC)  


What is the key combination to Quit a program through Task Manager that is not responding?
Ans: d.     Shift + Alt + Del

Windows XP tracks whatever files that load during every boot and application launches, and the operating system uses that information to prefetch files into RAM. These prefetch data are parsed into a file named __________ located in the Windows\Prefetch folder on the boot drive. Every three days, a limited defragmentation operation automatically occurs in the background during idle for only those files in that file to further speed up the computer's file access.
Ans: c.     Defrag.ini

Accelerator (hot) keys: Several menu commands, such as File, Edit, Table, or Tools, have one underlined letter as shown. The command associated with the underlined character can be Quickly executed if that character is entered on the keyboard immediately after the _____ key is pressed.
Ans: b.     Alt

An icon with an arrow in its lower-left corner, which can be clicked for quick access to the object it represents, is a(n):
Ans: b.     Folder (directory) icon

A common name given to the bitmapped desktop image (usually a picture) that serves as a background for the entire desktop is:
Ans: a.     Wallpaper

Which of the following statements about Windows XP features is/are correct?
Ans: b.     Windows XP offline files allows you to synchronize your files with your file server.

Which of the following is/are valid Window's file names?
Ans: a.     expert-rating

Which statement(s) about the Recycle Bin is/are correct?
Ans: c.     The Recycle Bin stores files for one month before permanently deleting them.

Which of the following statements about the file security levels while browsing is/are correct?
Ans: e.     All of the above

Which of the following would be a System Restore feature in Windows XP?
Ans: d.     It allows you to restore your computer to a previous state in case of a system problem.

How can you customize Advanced Start menu options in windows XP operating system.
Ans: b.     Right click on the Taskbar, choose Properties, click on Start Menu, and click the Customize button.

You can create and edit files using the Windows Notepad. What are the extensions of a file that has been created using Notepad?
Ans: b.     .text

What happens when you hold down the Windows button key and press the E key?
Ans: a.     It opens the Windows Explorer.

You are logged in as an administrator to the computers on your small local network and you want to change the names of those computers and the workgroup so that their names are more informative. One way to change the names would be to:
Ans: d.     Open the Performance and Maintenance control panel. Select the Computer Name tab and then click Change. Enter the desired name for the computer and click OK.

The _____________ is a large hidden file where Windows XP finds information about all of the hardware, software, and various settings and user options.
Ans: c.     Preferences

Which of the following activities can you accomplish with the Remote Desktop feature in Windows XP?
Ans: c.     You can view files and documents on your computer's desktop from a coworker's computer.

The hard-drive utility tool in Windows XP for automatically fixing file system errors or for searching for and attempted recovery of bad sectors is:
Ans: a.     CheckDisk (CHKDSK)

By hovering the mouse pointer over the clock, what happens?
Ans: b.     It will speak out the time through the speaker connected to the computer.

The left side of the Start menu contains two parts, separated by a thin horizontal line. The Windows XP term for manually inserting a shortcut to one of your chosen applications into the top part of the left side (by using the right-context menu of the application in Windows Explorer) is called:
Ans: d.     Porting an application to the Start menu.

Which of the following statements about Windows XP Internet Connection Sharing (ICS) is/are true?
Ans: c.     Using ICS, a single computer can connect to more than one dial-up connection.

The older version of the Windows XP Desktop is called the "Windows Classic" look. One way to get the Windows Classic Desktop from the new default Windows XP Desktop is to:
Ans: a.     In the System control panel, select Properties from the View menu. Select the Desktop tab and click on the Desktop pull-down list and select Windows Classic. Click OK.

Starting with Windows 95, the File Manager tool for organizing and controlling the files and folders of the computer's storage systems, such as the hard drive(s) and disk drive(s) has been called:
Ans: c.     Windows Explorer

Windows XP includes a new type of view for folders that contain graphics files. This folder view is called _________ and displays small images of all the graphics in the folder in the bottom right-hand pane of Windows Explorer and a large image of a selected picture in the top right-hand pane.
Ans: d.     Filmstrip

What happens when you choose ClearType for your screen fonts in Windows XP?
Ans: b.     Only the text in primary colors will be visible.

Which of the following statements regarding Windows XP user access is/are correct?
Ans: d.     None of the above

With Windows XP, the default display resolution is 800x600 in 32-bit true color. With some computers 32-bit video tends to slow down screen redraws. How could you drop the screen depth to 16 bits instead of 32 bits in order to speed up the display in older PCs, especially laptops?
Ans: d.     In the Display Properties dialog box, on the Settings page, set the Color quality option to Medium (16 bits).

A new function of Windows XP that allows two or more users in a local network to use only one Internet connection by routing all the Internet traffic through one computer is called __________________.
Ans: b.     Windows Internet Sharing (WIS)

Which of the following statements is/are correct regarding the grouping of Windows tabs?
Ans: d.     There is no option to group tabs in Windows XP.

Microsoft makes available a tool called the _____________________ for checking computers with a Windows operating system. This tool helps remove infections left by third-party software installed on the computer and displays a report describing the outcome in a log file named mrt.log in the %WINDIR%\debug folder.
Ans:
    a.     Microsoft Reliability Tool
    c.     Microsoft Windows Antivirus Tool
    d.     Microsoft Recovery Tool

Windows XP usually retains copies of old drivers when newer versions of them are installed or upated. If the new drivers have problems, the user can return to the previous version. Does this new Windows XP feature work with printer drivers?
Ans: a.     Yes

Windows XP has a new user system. Its new user system:
Ans: a,c,d
    a.     Was inherited from Windows 98.
    c.     Was inherited from Windows NT/2000.
    d.     Was not inherited from any prior Windows O/S.

A new feature introduced in Windows XP that allows another user to log in and use the system without having to log out the previous user and Quit any running applications is known in Windows XP as:
Ans: c.     Fast user switching

The Windows XP installs its search function that, by default, has an animated dog character, Rover. Which of the following is/are true?
Ans: b.     Rover cannot be replaced by another character. It is a permanent feature.

What does the Desktop Cleanup Wizard do?
Ans: b.     It removes the desktop wallpaper.

Windows XP has several command-line utility tools for troubleshooting the computer. Suppose that your computer seems to have a problem with connecting to the Internet. Before reporting your connectivity problems to your ISP, which tool could you use to display the current TCP/IP network configuration values and to refresh the Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) and Domain Name System (DNS) settings?
Ans: b.     Ipconfig

Which key combination would you use to flip between open windows?
Ans: a.     Alt + Shift

What type of icons are displayed in the system tray?
Ans: b.     Icons of programs developed by Microsoft.

Which of the following statements about icons on the desktop is correct?
Ans: b.     You can rename an icon by right-clicking the mouse button and selecting Rename.

With Windows XP, you cannot specify that files with certain file name extensions should always open in the same program.
Ans: a.     True

WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING STATEMENTS IS TRUE IF YOU OPEN AN EXISTING FILE, MAKE CHANGES TO IT, AND SAVE IT WITH A NEW NAME?
ANS.THE ORIGINAL FILE REMAINS UNCHANGED.

THE LEFT SIDE OF THE START MENU CONTAINS TWO PARTS, SEPARATED BY A THIN HORIZONTAL LINE. THE WINDOWS XP TERM FOR MANUALLY INSERTING A SHORTCUT TO ONE OF YOUR CHOSEN APPLICATIONS INTO THE TOP PART OF THE LEFT SIDE (BY USING THE RIGHT-CONTEXT MENU OF THE APPLICATION IN WINDOWS EXPLORER) IS CALLED:
ANS.ATTACHING AN APPLICATION TO THE START MENU.

WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING FEATURES IS/ARE AVAILABLE IN WINDOWS XP?
 ANS:A,B,D
 A.A BUILT-IN CD BURNER
 B.WINDOWS MEDIA PLAYER
 D.INTERNET CONNECTION FIREWALL

THE MICROSOFT FILE FORMAT THAT CONTAINS THE BITMAPPED GRAPHICS AND METADATA FOR THE SKINS USED IN THE THREE PREINSTALLED WINDOWS XP VISUAL THEMES IS:
ANS..MSTHEMES

WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING STATEMENTS ABOUT THE STAND BY OPTION WHILE SHUTTING DOWN YOUR COMPUTER IS/ARE CORRECT?
ANS.IT HELPS TO CONSERVE POWER BY SHUTTING OFF SOME HARDWARE, LIKE THE HARD DISK.

WHICH STATEMENT(S) ABOUT THE RECYCLE BIN IS/ARE CORRECT?
ANS.YOU CAN RESTORE ANY SELECTED FILES FROM THE RECYCLE BIN FOLDER BY

WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING STATEMENTS ABOUT WINDOWS XP FEATURES IS/ARE CORRECT?
ANS:ABD
 A.WINDOWS XP CAN AUTOMATICALLY DOWNLOAD UPDATES.
 B.WINDOWS XP OFFLINE FILES ALLOWS YOU TO SYNCHRONIZE YOUR FILES WITH YOUR FILE SERVER.
 D.THERE IS A "SYSTEM RESTORE" FUNCTIONALITY WITHIN WINDOWS XP.

WHILE VIEWING FILE NAMES THROUGH THE WINDOWS EXPLORER, WHAT HAPPENS IF YOU DRAG AND DROP A FILE NAMED LETTER1.TXT ON TOP OF ANOTHER FILE NAMED LETTER2.TXT LYING IN THE SAME FOLDER?
  ANS.NOTHING WILL HAPPEN.

WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING TYPE OF OBJECTS CAN YOU SEARCH ON YOUR COMPUTER AND ON THE NETWORK, USING WINDOWS XP SEARCH COMPANION?
 ANS.ALL OF THE ABOVE

YOU CAN CREATE AND EDIT FILES USING THE WINDOWS NOTEPAD. WHAT IS THE EXTENSION OF A FILE THAT HAS BEEN CREATED USING NOTEPAD?
 ANS..TXT

MICROSOFT MAKES AVAILABLE A TOOL CALLED THE _____________________ FOR CHECKING COMPUTERS WITH A WINDOWS OPERATING SYSTEM. THIS TOOL HELPS REMOVE INFECTIONS LEFT BY THIRD-PARTY SOFTWARE INSTALLED ON THE COMPUTER AND DISPLAYS A REPORT DESCRIBING THE OUTCOME IN A LOG FILE NAMED MRT.LOG IN THE %WINDIR%\DEBUG FOLDER.
 ANS.MICROSOFT WINDOWS MALICIOUS SOFTWARE REMOVAL TOOL

WINDOWS XP INCLUDES A NEW TYPE OF VIEW FOR FOLDERS THAT CONTAIN GRAPHICS FILES. THIS FOLDER VIEW IS CALLED _________ AND DISPLAYS SMALL IMAGES OF ALL THE GRAPHICS IN THE FOLDER IN THE BOTTOM RIGHT-HAND PANE OF WINDOWS EXPLORER AND A LARGE IMAGE OF A SELECTED PICTURE IN THE TOP RIGHT-HAND PANE.
 ANS.GALLERY

YOU HAVE CREATED A DIRECTORY CALLED TEST THAT INCLUDES THE FILES TEST1.TXT, TEST2.TXT, TEST3.TXT, TEST4.TXT, TEST5.TXT, AND TEST6.TXT. HOW CAN YOU SELECT TEST2.TXT, TEXT3.TXT, AND TEST6.TXT FROM THE LIST OF FILES VISIBLE IN THE WINDOWS EXPLORER?
 ANS.PRESS CTRL AND CLICK ON THE THREE REQUIRED FILES, ONE BY ONE.

STATE WHETHER THE FOLLOWING STATEMENT IS TRUE OR FALSE.
WITH WINDOWS XP, YOU CANNOT SPECIFY THAT FILES WITH CERTAIN FILE NAME EXTENSIONS SHOULD ALWAYS OPEN IN THE SAME PROGRAM.
ANS.FALSE

WHAT SHOULD YOU TYPE ON THE COMMAND PROMPT TO RETURN BACK TO WINDOWS?
 ANS.EXIT

STARTING WITH WINDOWS 95, THE FILE MANAGER TOOL FOR ORGANIZING AND CONTROLLING THE FILES AND FOLDERS OF THE COMPUTER'S STORAGE SYSTEMS, SUCH AS THE HARD DRIVE(S) AND DISK DRIVE(S) HAS BEEN CALLED:
 ANS.WINDOWS EXPLORER

WINDOWS TA:WINDOWS XP HAS SEVERAL COMMAND-LINE UTILITY TOOLS FOR TROUBLESHOOTING THE COMPUTER. SUPPOSE THAT YOUR COMPUTER SEEMS TO HAVE A PROBLEM WITH CONNECTING TO THE INTERNET. BEFORE REPORTING YOUR CONNECTIVITY PROBLEMS TO YOUR ISP, WHICH TOOL COULD YOU USE TO DISPLAY THE CURRENT TCP/IP NETWORK CONFIGURATION VALUES AND TO REFRESH THE DYNAMIC HOST CONFIGURATION PROTOCOL (DHCP) AND DOMAIN NAME SYSTEM (DNS) SETTINGS?
 ANS.TRACERT

WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING ACTIVITIES CAN YOU ACCOMPLISH WITH THE REMOTE DESKTOP FEATURE IN WINDOWS XP?
 ANS.YOU CAN VIEW FILES AND DOCUMENTS ON ANY COMPUTER'S DESKTOP FROM YOUR COMPUTER.

WINDOWS XP TRACKS WHATEVER FILES THAT LOAD DURING EVERY BOOT AND APPLICATION LAUNCHES, AND THE OPERATING SYSTEM USES THAT INFORMATION TO PREFETCH FILES INTO RAM. THESE PREFETCH DATA ARE PARSED INTO A FILE NAMED __________ LOCATED IN THE WINDOWS\PREFETCH FOLDER ON THE BOOT DRIVE. EVERY THREE DAYS, A LIMITED DEFRAGMENTATION OPERATION AUTOMATICALLY OCCURS IN THE BACKGROUND DURING IDLE FOR ONLY THOSE FILES IN THAT FILE TO FURTHER SPEED UP THE COMPUTER'S FILE ACCESS.
ANS.PREFETCH.SYS 

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