Q11. Is it possible to make Pivot Table using multiple sources of data? How?
Answer: Yes, this is possible by using data modelling technique.
Start with collecting data from various sources:
How to use Data Modeling for creating Pivot Table:-
After creating relationships between tables, make use of the data for analysis.
Q12. What is Ribbon in MS-Excel?
Answer: The ribbon in Excel consists of the tabs at the top. These tabs are split into groups which categorize related command buttons into sub tasks.
Each group has its respective command button and the dialog box launcher, which are present in the lower right corner in some of the groups.
This opens a dialog box containing a bunch of additional options we can choose from.
As per Excel’s default settings, we have 8 tabs. Which are:
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Q13. Which option do we use to adjust the text within a cell and what is the procedure to do it?
Answer: To adjust text in a cell, we use Wrap text option. It can be used in two ways:
Option 1: In the Home tab > Alignment > Wrap Text.
Check for more examples:
Q14. How to select all the objects in the sheet?
Answer: To select the object, we use Go to Special option.
Follow the below steps to select the objects:
Q15. What is IF function in Microsoft Excel?
Answer: ‘If function’ is one of the logical functions in Excel. We use this function to check the logical condition and specify the value whether it’s true or false. ‘If function’ has three arguments but only first argument is mandatory and other two are optional.
Q16. What is the use of Name box?
Answer: Name Box is located in the left most corner of the Excel sheet. Usually, we use Name box to check the cell reference to the active cell but it has several other uses too.
For Example: We can define the name of the range through Name box. Below are the steps to understand this statement:
Q17. What is the use of Vlookup and how do we use it?
Answer: Vlookup is used to find the data in the large spreadsheet by lookup value in another worksheet. To use the Vlookup function, we should have common values in both data. For example, we want to search the phone number of a person. So, in order to find out the phone number, we will need the concerned person’s name.
How do we use it?
We have 2 set of HR data in Excel. In the second data, we want to update joining date of every employee from the first data. To use the Vlookup function, data must have the common value.
Follow below steps:-
Formula Explanation: =VLOOKUP(F3,$A$3:$D$13,2,0)
Q18. How can we view the values in the right most column in Excel?
Answer: We can view the value from the right most column through Index and Match function.
Example: We have 2 HR data in Excel. In the second data, we want to update joining date of every employee, from the first data. To use the Vlookup function, data must have the common value.
Follow below steps:-
Formula Explanation: =INDEX($A$3:$D$13,MATCH(F3,$B$3:$B$13,0),1)
Q19. How can we merge multiple cells text strings in a cell?
Answer: We can merge multiple cells text string by using the Concatenate function and “&” function.
Example: We have three names: First Name, Middle name, Last name in 3 columns. To merge the names and make it a full name, follow the steps below:
“&” use in formula to merge the text:
Q20. What is Sumif function and how to use it?
Answer: We use Sumif function to add the cells specified by a given condition or criterion.
|=SUMIF(range, criteria,[sum_range])||Data range from which we want to retrieve the sum||For which we want to calculate the sum from the data||The range of column from which we want calculate the sum|
How to use it?
We have HR data in which we have salary details of every employee, department wise. Now, we want to retrieve the total salary amount department wise.
Follow these steps:
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