BITS 211

BITS 211

Excel stores spreadsheets in files called? The contents are located where?
Workbooks; shown in the workbook window
What displays the cell reference of the active cell?
Name box
This button is used to select all of the cells in the active worksheet.
Select all button
This is defined as the number along the left side of the worksheet window that identify the different rows in the worksheet. If you click on it is will select the entire worksheet row
Row heading
This is used to scroll the list of sheet tabs in the worksheet
Sheet tab scrolling button
The sheet currently displayed in the workbook window is called?
Active sheet; the tab is white when highlighted.
This displays the value or formula entered in the active cell.
Formula bar
A workbook is made up of individual (blank). It is identified by a (blank), which appears in the (blank).
sheet; sheet name; sheet tab
The color of inactive sheets are colored what?
Each intersection of a row and column is called what?
Worksheet data is placed within separate what?
This is the name given to the cell currently selected in the active worksheet.
Active Cell
This is outlined with a thick border and the corresponding row and column headings are highlighted.
Active Cell
This increases or decreases the display of content in the worksheet. The controls are found on the bottom right corner of the spreadsheet.
Zoom controls
These are the letters along the top of the worksheet window identify the different columns in the worksheet. You click a letter to select the entire column.
Column Headings
This displays the contents of the spreadsheet laid our in a grid of rows and columns.
This is a collection of text and numbers laid our in a rectangle grid.
This is when you change one or more values in a spreadsheet and then assess the effect those changes have on the calculated values.
What-if analysis
This contains an Excel chart that provides a visual representation of worksheet data.
Chart Sheet
Each cell within a worksheet is identified by what?
Cell Reference
A planning analysis worksheet contains what 4 questions?
(1) What problems do I want to solve?
(2) What data do I need?
(3) What calculations do I need to enter?
(4) What form should my solution take?
Text that doesn’t fit within the cell covers the cell(s) which way?
the right
Worksheet cells can contain what?
text, numbers, dates, times
This is the term to describe any combination of letters, numbers, and symbols that form words and sentences.
Text Data
Text Data is normally referred to as a (blank), because it contains a string of text characters.
Text String
This is referred to an any numerical value that can be used in a mathematical calculation.
Number Data
These are commonly recognized formats for date and time values.
Date and Time Data
This is the term given when the rest of a piece of text entry is hidden.
What two buttons do you press in order to create an insertion point that moves a new line within a cell.
Alt and Enter
This is a feature of Excel that tries to anticipate the remaining characters by displaying text that begins with the same letters as a previous entry in the same column.
Auto Complete
What to you press on the ribbon to force text that extends beyond a cells border to fit within the cell?
Wrap Text
If a number exceeds a cell size, what do you see?
This is known as a single point on a computer monitor or printout.
How do you select multiple columns?
By click and drag the pointer over multiple column headings.
The height of an Excel row is measured in what?
point or pixels
This eliminates empty space by matching the row height or column width to it’s tallest or longest cell entry.
This is when you remove data, leaving blank cells where the data had been.
Clearing Data
This removes both the data and the cells.
Deleting Data
This tab opens the backstage view, which provides access to commands for saving and printing the workbook.
File Tab
This verifies words in the active worksheet against the programs dictionary. You can replace or ignore the words it flags as misspelled.
Spelling checker
A group of cells is called what?
Cell range or range
This indicates whether you are in Ready mode or Edit mode.
Status bar
This tab inserts a new worksheet at the end of a workbook
Insert Worksheet tab
This tab provides commands to change the way worksheets appear on printed pages.
Page Layout tab
This is an expression that returns a value.
This is two or more distinct adjacent ranges.
Nonadjacent range
These buttons change how the worksheet content is displayed- Normal view, Page layout view, or page break preview
View buttons
This is a group of cells in a single rectangular block of cells.
Adjacent range
This locates text and values in the workbook
Find Command
This overwrites texts and values in the workbook
Replace command
This button inserts Excel functions to sum, average, or count all the values in a column or row, as well as display minimum or maximum value in a column
Sum button; also known as the Autosum button
This indicates the location and size of a cell range.
Range Reference
/the active cell in the selected range is what color?
One way to move a cell or range is to select it, position the pointer over the bottom border of the selection, and then drag the selection to a new location. this technique is called what?
Drag and drop
This indicates the range reference of the new location
This will place the cell contents into computer memory or on the Clipboard.
This is the button pressed when you want to take what was cut and placed on clipboard, in order to put it into new cell.
A formula is written using (blank) that combine different values, resulting in a single value that is then displayed within the cell.
The most common used operators are (blank) that perform addition, subtraction, multiplication, division and exponentiation.
Arithmetic operators
This is a set of predefined rules used to determine the sequence in which operators are applies in a calculation.
Order of precedence
What is the order of precedence?
Parenthesis, Exponentiation (^), multiplication (*), and division (/), addition (+), and subtraction (-)
A formula is displayed where?
Formula bar
What mode would you work in to edit the cell content?
Edit Mode
For greater speed and accuracy, you can use the Find command to locate a string of characters known as what?
Search string
You can replace text with new text characters with what?
Replacement string
What three ways can you view a worksheet?
(1) Normal view (2) Page Layout view (3) Page Break view
This view is what view you see the Excel spreadsheet already in.
Normal view
This view shows how the worksheet will appear when printed.
Page Layout view
This view displays the location of the different page breaks within the worksheet.
Page Break view
Where are your three views locate?
Page Layout button
This occurs when the page is taller than it is wide.
Portrait orientation
This occurs when the page is wider than it is tall.
Landscape orientation
You can view formulas in a workbook by switching to what view?
Formula view
When this is done to a print, thus reducing the width and the height of the printout to fit the number of pages you specify by shrinking the text size as needed.
This copies and pastes formatting from one cell or range to another without duplicating any data.
Format Painter
It what mode can you format a text string within a cell?
Edit Mode
This is the specific design of a set of characters, including letters, numbers, punctuation marks, and symbols.
Name examples of how a font can be formatted with a font style.
Bold, italic, bold italic, underline, and color
What type of style is chosen to add a thousands separator and two decimal points, and line up values by their decimal points?
Comma style
This is a set of characters that employ the same typeface, such as Arial, Times New Roman, and Courier
This type of style lines up currency values by their currency symbol and decimal point; negative numbers are enclose in parentheses.
Accounting Style
This group located on the ribbon has buttons for setting the horizontal and vertical alignment, the orientation, indents, and text wrapping of text in a cell, as well as merging cells.
Alignment group
Combining several cells into one cell
Increasing or decreasing the size of text
Font Size
Font sizes are measured in what?
This is known a background color that can be added to cells to help differentiate parts if a worksheet or highlighted areas
Fill color
This type of style formats numbers with with the symbol %.
Percentage style
This is a line you add along an edge of a cell to improve readability of the data.
This is the process of changing a workbooks appearance by defining fonts, style, colors, and decorative features. It doesn’t affect the data itself, just the appearance.
This controls how fast the chart appears to recede from the viewer’s eye.
This type of chart combines two or more Excel chart types into a single graph.
Combination Chart
This provides options for formatting the appearance of sparklines.
The Sparkline Tools Design Tab
This displays data values using a connected line rather than columns or bars.
Line Chart
This is a conditional format that adds a horizontal bar to the background of a cell proportional in length to the cells value.
Data Bar
This is a graph that is displayed within a call. You can create a line, column and a win/loss.
This axis appears along the right side of the chart.
Secondary Axis
This is a collection of formats for text, colors, images, and graphical effects applied throughout a workbook.
This is associated with a particular theme and used for headings and body text in the workbook.
Theme font
This is what is used when you don’t want to apply a font associated with a particular design. Text formatting this type of font retains its appearance no matter what them is used with the workbook
Non-theme font
An example of this font would be Times New Roman, and has decorative strokes at the end of each character.
Serif fonts
An example of this font would be Arial, and does not include decorative strokes.
Sans serif font
These are the 12 colors that belong to the workbooks theme
Theme colors
This axis appears along the left side of the chart
Primary Axis
Then range of values.
This type of chart uses a column cart turned on its side so that the length of each bar is based on its value.
Bar Chart
This type of chart displays values in different categories as columns, the height of each column is based on its value
Column Chart
Lines that connect each data label to its corresponding data marker.
Leader Lines
This is the square or dot on the selection box that is used to change the objects width and height.
Sizing Handle
This is a box surrounding the chart object that is used to move or resize the object.
Selection Box
Merges the range into a single cell, but does not horizontally center the cell content.
Merge Cells
This is the title given to the five variation, in which a different tint or shading is applied to the theme color.
Merges each of the rows in the selected range across the columns in the range
Merge Across
This reverses a merge, returning the merged cell back into a range of individual cells.
Unmerge Cells
The Format Cells dialog box has six tabs, each focusing on a different set of formatting options. What are they?
Number, Alignment, Font, Border, Fill, Protection
This provides options for formatting the appearance of numbers, including dates and numbers treated as text.
Number format
This provides options for how data is aligned within a cell.
Alignment format
Dark red, red, orange, yellow, light green, green light blue, blue, dark blue, and purple
Standard Colors
This is created by specifying a mixture of red, blue, and green color values, making available 16.7 million different colors.
Custom Color
This is the option that uses your Window default text and background colors, usually black text on white background.
Automatic color
This displays the values in a way that makes it easy for the reader to quickly understand and interpret them.
Number Format
This is a default Excel format, which displays values exactly as they are typed by the user.
General number format
Merges the range into one cell and horizontally centers the content.
Merge & Center
Font format
This provides options for selecting font types, sizes, styles, and other formatting attributes such as underlining and font colors.
This provides combination s of formats to customize the chart
Chart Styles
This contains the chart and all of the other chart elements.
Chart Area
This is a descriptive label or name for a chart.
Chart Title
This is part of the chart that contains the graphical representation of the data series.
Plot Area
This is a rectangular area that indicates the data markers associated with the data series.
Each value in a data series is represented by what? (Such as a column or pie slice)
Data Marker
A chart in the shape of a circle that shows data values as a percentage of the whole.
Pie Chart
This identifies the units at regular intervals on the chart axis.
Tick marks
This provides options for adding and removing cell borders as well as selecting a line style and color.
Border format
This provides options for creating and applying background colors and patterns to cells.
Fill format
This provides options for locking or hiding cells to prevent their users from modifying their contents.
Protection format
This is a fast and efficient way of maintain a consistent look and feel throughout a workbook.
Format Painter
This tab has options you can use to define print formatting
Page Layout Tab
This is information that appears in the top margin of each printed page. It includes a summary information such as the filename and the date.
This can be set this information to appear on every printed page, by specifying rows or columns to repeat on the top left or each page; use this button on the Layout tab to do this.
Print Titles
This displays alternate rows in an Excel table with different fill colors.
Banded Rows
This is information that is printed in the bottom margin of each printed page. It often includes summary information such as the current page number and the number in the printout.
This is a visual representation of a set of data values. Charts show trends or relationships that may not be readily apparent from numbers alone.
Chart or Graph
The object in a worksheet
Embedded chart
This is the range that contains the data to display in the chart.
Data Source
This is the first row of the data range, identifies the data series
Series Name
A data source is a collection of one or more (blank) which is a range of values that is plotted as a single unit on the chart.
Data Series
This is the first column of the data range, which are the groups of categories that the series values belong to.
Category Values
This is the data displayed in the chart
Series Values
This displays the series values from the data series.
Vertical or value axis
This displays the category values from each data series.
Horizontal or category axis
You can apply a collection of formats, called a style, to different cells using the Cell Styles button.
Cell Styles Button
This appears when an excel table is selected.
Table Tools Tab
This formats the entire table as a single unit, once you identify the range.
Table style
This is the space between the page content and the edges of the page
This applies formatting only when a cells value meets a specified condition. This is often used to help analyze data.
Conditional format
Treating the range of data as a distinct object in a worksheet.
Excel table
Name the six elements that can be turned on and off in the Table Style Options.
Header Row, Total Row, First Column, Last Column, Banded Rows, Banded Columns.
This will format the first row of the table
Header Row
This will insert a new row at the bottom of the table that adds the column values.
Total Row
Tests whether the value in A1 is less than or equal to the value in B1
Tests whether the value in A1 is not equal to the value in B1
The amount of money being loaned
The amount added to the principal by the lender
The interest is equal to the percentage of principal for each period that the money has been lent
Simple Interest
The interest is applied not only to the principal, but also to any accrued interest.
Compound Interest
To calculate the costs associated with a loan or mortgage, what 5 pieces of information do you need?
(1)The amount being borrowed (2) The annual interest rate (3) The number of payment periods per year (4) When loan payments are due (5) The length of the loan in terms of the number of payment periods.
This provides different options for organizing chart elements.
Chart layouts
This formats the first column of the table.
First Column
This formats the last column of the table.
Last Column
This formats alternating rows in different colors.
Banded Rows
This formats alternating columns in different colors.
Banded Columns
This is a key that allows each color used in the worksheet and what it means, so others know why certain cells are highlighted.
The region that is sent to the printer from the active sheet is known as what?
Print Area
By default, Excel prints as much of the content that fits on single page without resizing the content, and then inserts (blank) to continue printing the remaining worksheet content on successive pages.
Automatic Page Breaks
To split the worksheet into logical segments, which you can do by inserting (blank) that specify exactly where the page break occurs.
Manual Page Breaks
Functions are organized by the category in what library group?
Function Library Group
Copies content and formats from a cell or range into an adjacent cell or range. The cell contents can be text, values, or formulas.
Auto fill
This appears in the lower right corner of a selected cell or range. When it is dragged over adjacent cell or range will copy the content and formatting from the original cell into the selected range.
Fill Handle
This appears after you complete the fill so you can select whether to copy cell content and formatting, extend the data series, fill only the cell formatting, or fill only cell content.
Auto Fill Options Button
Payments are expressed as (blank) because they are treated as expenses.
Negative numbers
Tests whether the value in cell A1 is equal to the value in cell B1.
Tests whether the value in A1 is greater than the value in B1
Tests whether the value in A1 is less than the value in B1
Tests whether the value in A1 is greater than or equal to the value in B1
What button will open the Insert Function dialog box from which you can select a function?
Insert Function button
This reference remains fixed when the cell formula is copied to a new location, and has a $ in from of the column letter and the row number. Example $C$5
Absolute Reference
This reference is interpreted in relation to the location of the cell containing the formula.
Relative Reference
This argument is seen in bold and are needed for the function to return a value.
Required arguments
This displays the arguments used by each function.
The Function Arguments dialogue box
Numbers, text, or cell references used by the function to return a value.
These are not required for the function to return a value
Optional arguments
This function returns the sum of the values in the range.
SUM function
This function returns he minimum value in the range.
MIN function
What is it called when functions are placed inside another function.
This is a function that works with statements that are either true or false
Logical Function
This is a function related to the monetary calculations, such as loans and payments
Financial Function
This is a function that inserts or calculates dates and times
Date Function
This is a logical function that tests a condition and then returns one value if the condition is true and another value if the condition is false.
IF Function
This function calculates the amount of a monthly loan payment, based on rate (interest rate per month), nper (the total number of months to pay back the loan), and pv (the present value of the loan).
PMT Function
This is a financial function that calculates the monthly payment required to pay back a loan.
PMT Function
This can extend a series of numbers, patterned text, dates into the new selection.
Auto fill
This function returns the average value of the range.
Average function
This function returns the maximum value in the range.
MAX function
This reference contains an absolute row or an absolute column.
Mixed Reference
To select a nonadjacent range, select an adjacent range, press and hold ____ and then select other adjacent ranges.
To change a column width, you can click ____ on the Column submenu to make the column(s) as wide as the longest entry of the cells in the column.
When you copy a formula that contains an absolute reference to a new location, the reference ____.
does not change
Pamela is getting ready to purchase her first condominium. To get ready for the mortgage process, she gathers her Excel spreadsheets that contain all of her financial information.

In the Function Arguments dialog box, Pamela enters the number of payments for the ____ argument.

Absolute references are marked with a ____.
Pamela is getting ready to purchase her first condominium. To get ready for the mortgage process, she gathers her Excel spreadsheets that contain all of her financial information.

Assuming Pamela is faithful to her monthly payments and her interest rate does not change, she should be able to calculate the ____ of the loan.

There is a black “plus sign” on the lower right edge of the cell that is the ____.
fill handle
To change the order of operations, enclose part of the formula in ____.
The contents of an active cell are displayed in the ____.
formula bar
A(n) ____ is a group of cells.
To view formulas, rather than the resulting values in a worksheet, switch to ____.
formula view
Row headings identify each row using a different ____.
An Excel formula always begins with a(n) ____.
equals sign
In the figure above, the ____ replaces the current occurrence of the search string.
Replace button
In ____ orientation, a page is taller than it is wide.
Using AutoFill is ____ than copying and pasting.
Most Recently Used is a ____.
category in the Insert Function dialog box
____ references are seldom used other than when creating tables of calculated values such as a multiplication table in which the values of the formula or function can be found in the initial rows and columns of the table.
Pamela is getting ready to purchase her first condominium. To get ready for the mortgage process, she gathers her Excel spreadsheets that contain all of her financial information.

Pamela has been told by one bank that if approved, she will have to pay a compound interest. This means that ____.

interest paid is calculated on the principal and any previous interest payments that have been added to that principal
In the formula =IF(A1=B1, C1, C2), the result will be C2 if ____.
A does not equal B
For most loan and investment calculations, you need to enter the annual interest rate ____ the number of times the interest is compounded during the year.
divided by
In the following formula: =IF(A1=”YES”, “DONE”, “RESTART”), what happens if A1= “NO”?
The formula returns the text “RESTART”.
Copying a range of cells is similar to moving a range, except that you must press the ____ key while you drag the selection to its new location.
The active cell has a ____ border.
The characters +, -, *, and / are examples of ____.
arithmetic operators
To select a large range of cells, click the first cell in the range, press and hold ____, and then click the last cell in the range.
The intersection of a row and column is known as a ____.
In the figure above, the formula shown SUM(H6:H9) appears in the ____.
formula bar
Cutting a selection sends it to the ____ until you paste it.
Excel stores its documents as files called ____.
nper stands for the ____.
total number of payment periods required to pay off the loan
Which of the following is not a comparison operator? ____
Every function has to follow ____.
When using the Format Painter, double-click the Format Painter button to paste the same format multiple times and click the Format Painter again to ____.
turn it off
All of the following are conditional formats in Excel except ____.
font sets
Fonts, colors, and cell styles are organized in ____ categories.
theme and non-theme
In the above figure, the preset button labeled ____ adds a border around the entire cell or range.
Italic, bold, bold italic, and underline are examples of ____.
font styles
Ajeesh is part of a team creating a number of files with Microsoft Office. Ajeesh is working with four other team members to create individual files for a joint presentation. Ajeesh is in charge of the Excel workbook for his team.

Ajeesh has copied his data set to a new spreadsheet where he wants to draw attention to data that received above a 75% approval rating. To highlight these numbers, Ajeesh could apply ____.

the Greater Than rule with Conditional Formatting
Options to rotate cells in Excel are available using the ____ button in the Alignment group on the Home tab.
To remove banded rows from an Excel table, first you need to select the ____ tab on the Ribbon.
You can create a ____ color by specifying a mixture of red, blue, and green color values.
In the above figure, table styles are shown above the following group label: ____.
Table Styles
By default, numbers appear in the ____ and generally display values exactly as you type them.
General number format
To avoid splitting a worksheet in awkward places, you can insert a(n) ____ to specify a specific breaking point.
manual page break
Ajeesh is part of a team creating a number of files with Microsoft Office. Ajeesh is working with four other team members to create individual files for a joint presentation. Ajeesh is in charge of the Excel workbook for his team.

Ajeesh wants his team’s documents to have a common style and appear as a cohesive unit for a large end-of-year presentation. The easiest way to make all documents appear as a cohesive unit is to ____.

save the styles and themes as permanent files for other members of his workgroup
____ merges each of the rows in the selected range across the columns in the range.
Merge Across
The header and footer sections include ____.
a left, right, and center section
What sign begins a formula?
Cells are referenced by what?
Column then row
This allow you to view the results of common calculations without entering a formula into your worksheet.
This does what =AVERAGE (B1:B6)?
Calculates the average value of a list of numbers.
This does what =COUNT(B1:B6)?
Counts the number of values in a list of numbers.
This does what =MAX (B1:B6)?
Finds the largest value in a list of numbers.
This does what =MIN (B1:B6)?
Finds the smallest value in a list of numbers.
This does what =Now(insert what you want)?
Inserts date or time
This does what =ROUND(B6,2)?
Rounds a number to a specific number of digits
This does what =SUM(B1:B6)?
Adds the list of numbers
The comma used in a formula means what?
Used between cell references in a function to use the displayed cells and all cells between them to perform a calculation.
The colon used in a formula means what?
Used between cell references in a function to use the displayed cells and all cells between them to perform the calculation (range)
What is placed at the end of a purpose statement?
a period
The titles of a worksheet need to be what?
Merged and centered across the columns of my worksheet and aligned vertically within a merged cell at center.
Alphabetical data needs to be aligned where?
The left side of the cell
Numerical data needs to be aligned where?
The right side of the cell.
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