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Basic Excel Test for Interview

Topics Covered

  • Find and Select
  • Data Validation
  • Keyboard Shortcuts
  • Chart Formatting
  • If
  • Large
  • And
  • Date value
  • Sum
  •  Rept
  • Concatenate
  •  Aggregate

Useful for hiring

  • Office Administrator
  • Entry Level Graduates
  • Office Secretary
  • Administrative Assistant

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Question

Which of the following result will be displayed in Cell C3 if the function =RANK.EQ(B3,$B$3:$B$14) is used at C3?

Answer
    • 5
       

    • 6
       

    • 7
       

    • Error. Function name should be Rank not Rank.EQ
       

Question

Which of the listed functions will give you the largest sales figure, ignoring hidden rows and error values?

Answer
    • =AGGREGATE(13,1,B3:B14,1)

    • =AGGREGATE(14,7,B3:B14,1)

    • =AGGREGATE(B3:B14,1,14,7)

    • =AGGREGATE(1,B3:B14,14,7)

Test details:

This 20 minute Excel skills test enables employers and recruiters to identify potential hires with excellent Excel skills by evaluating their working skills and job readiness. For this reason, the emphasis is laid upon evaluating the knowledge of applied skills gained through real work experience, rather than theoretical knowledge.

The basic Excel test may contain MCQ's (Multiple Choice Questions), MAQ's (Multiple Answer Questions), Fill in the Blank, Descriptive, Whiteboard Questions, Audio / Video Questions, True or False.

Test Duration: 20 minutes
Questions: 10


The Excel basics test contains a combination of application and theory questions.

Test description:

Excel is mainly used as a reporting tool and let you do the calculations automatically. Working knowledge of MS Excel is required in many entry-level or office administration job roles for maintaining and analyzing the data. Excel executive should be able to perform basic functions like sum, count, cell formatting, data conversion, simple formulae, and workbook.

Our basic Excel interview test is created & validated by experienced subject matter experts (SMEs) to assess skills of the candidates as per industry standards. Basic Excel test for an interview helps recruiters in evaluating the candidate's ability to successfully apply his basic Excel skills to perform tasks related to workbooks and data entry in MS Excel.

The Excel basic test contains questions on following topics:

  • Find and Select 

  • Data Validation

  • Keyboard Shortcuts

  • Chart Formatting

  • If, Large, And

  • Datevalue

  • Sum, Rept 

  • Concatenate, Aggregate


Our score report helps to select the candidate who is the right fit for the job that requires basic knowledge of the Excel. It helps the recruiter to determine whether the applicants can use workbooks efficiently and can get along well on any projects without organization training. The basic Excel assessment test reports are automated and provide a detail, analytical view of each candidate.

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