Excel Self-Tests

by Allen Wyatt
(last updated August 20, 2016)

Lynette is in the process of applying for a promotion with a requirement to take a skills test for Excel. She is looking for ideas of any good self-tests available online.

ExcelTips subscribers had quite a few suggestions on sites that you could check out. Here are a few ideas for sites to get you started, in no particular order."

http://www.advanced-excel.com/excel_tests.html
http://www.auditexcel.co.za/excel-skills-assessment/
http://www.excel-skills.com/demos2010/skills_test.php
http://www.isograd.com/EN/freepositioningintro.php
http://www.proprofs.com/quiz-school/story.php?title=microsoft-excel-proficiency-test
http://www.skills-assessment.net/test-excel-skills.htm
https://accessanalytic.com.au/free-excel-stuff/free-excel-test/

There is no doubt that you can find many other tests online by doing a simple search using your favorite search engine. Just look for "excel self test" or "excel skill test" (without the quote marks) to see what pops up. You should be able to tell after visiting the sites whether they offer something helpful for your needs or if they are just there to try to sell you something.

ExcelTips is your source for cost-effective Microsoft Excel training. This tip (9408) applies to Microsoft Excel 2007, 2010, 2013, and 2016.

Author Bio

Allen Wyatt

With more than 50 non-fiction books and numerous magazine articles to his credit, Allen Wyatt is an internationally recognized author. He is president of Sharon Parq Associates, a computer and publishing services company. ...

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