When it comes to Excel are you Destiny’s Child?

4th March 2019 – 1 minute read  Tips & TricksTrends
Richard Lewis – SEO Lead

It recently came to light that Kelly Rowland doesn’t even know what Excel is. Easy for her, she obviously doesn’t have to pay her telephone bills (bills, bills). But for the millions of us out there who use Excel every day for work, we like to think that we become a bit of an expert after a while.

But do we really know Excel as well as we’d like to think? Are you really out of your element? Do you have bad habits? Or can you handle this (Excel, I mean)?

Take our quiz and find out which member of Destiny’s Child you are. Are you acting kinda shady like Kelly and not have a clue what you are doing, are you simply surviving like Beyonce, or are you an excel expert and independent woman like Michelle? Click on to find out your destiny.

How would you tell if your boss’s ability to use conditional formatting was Second Nature?

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Are you the Only One who doesn’t know how to write a VLOOKUP?

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Mark which one is best:

If You Leave the $ sign out of your VLOOKUP and drag it down, what happens?

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Show Me The Way to copy a cell’s colour (but not its contents) to another cell

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Why should you resist the Temptation to merge cells?

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If you wanted to remove duplicates, Where’d You Go?

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What is the 2 Step process to writing and applying a formula correctly?

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Why is adding new worksheets to a .csv file a Bad Habit?

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What kind of cell formatting would you use to add up those Bills, Bills, Bills?

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How do you go Jumpin’ Jumpin’ between different worksheet tabs?

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Which of these If statements is the most correct?

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Which function would you use to count the number of letters in Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer?

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Destiny’s Child Excel Quiz

You are KELLY! Are you even trying!?

Sadly, much like Kelly, you don’t know anything about Excel. You don’t know your LEN from your VLOOKUP, indeed you’d probably try text somebody from Excel much like Ms Rowland!

You are BEYONCE! You think you’re an expert but you might just be confused!

Queen Bey might run the world but Excel remains a mystery to her. Sure, she might know a shortcut or two but true mastery remains beyond her.

You are MICHELLE. A true master of Excel!

Much like Michelle, you’ve gone quietly about your business and learnt all there is to know about Excel. From pivot tables to macros, there isn’t anything you don’t know!

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So, did you find yourself in a Dilemma during that quiz? Where you looking at those questions thinking to yourself ‘uhuh yeah okay’?

Well, if our quiz left you jumpin’, don’t stop, don’t give up, you can make it, keep on surviving with our resident wizard Richard’s excellent Excel guides.