Excel Self-Tests

by Allen Wyatt
(last updated April 12, 2021)

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. ...

MORE FROM ALLEN

Clearing the Undo Stack in a Macro

When writing a macro, you may need a way to clear the undo stack. This can be done with a single command, as described in ...

Discover More

Replacing Text with a Graphic

The Find and Replace feature in Word provides you with some powerful tools you can use to process a document. One such ...

Discover More

Toggling AutoFilter

Want a tool that will help you toggle AutoFilter on and off? Excel provides some tools you can use, but you need to be ...

Discover More

Excel Smarts for Beginners! Featuring the friendly and trusted For Dummies style, this popular guide shows beginners how to get up and running with Excel while also helping more experienced users get comfortable with the newest features. Check out Excel 2013 For Dummies today!

More ExcelTips (ribbon)

Understanding R1C1 References

Referring to cells is typically done using a letter and a number, which represent the column and row. That's not the only ...

Discover More

Accessing Stock Information

Do you follow the stock market? If you do and you want to get stock information into a worksheet, there are some new ways ...

Discover More

Saving Movement on Enter with a Workbook

Press Enter when working in a workbook and Excel moves to a cell adjacent to the one in which you were working. If you ...

Discover More
Subscribe

FREE SERVICE: Get tips like this every week in ExcelTips, a free productivity newsletter. Enter your address and click "Subscribe."

View most recent newsletter.

Comments

If you would like to add an image to your comment (not an avatar, but an image to help in making the point of your comment), include the characters [{fig}] in your comment text. You’ll be prompted to upload your image when you submit the comment. Maximum image size is 6Mpixels. Images larger than 600px wide or 1000px tall will be reduced. Up to three images may be included in a comment. All images are subject to review. Commenting privileges may be curtailed if inappropriate images are posted.

What is five more than 5?

There are currently no comments for this tip. (Be the first to leave your comment—just use the simple form above!)


This Site

Got a version of Excel that uses the ribbon interface (Excel 2007 or later)? This site is for you! If you use an earlier version of Excel, visit our ExcelTips site focusing on the menu interface.

Newest Tips
Subscribe

FREE SERVICE: Get tips like this every week in ExcelTips, a free productivity newsletter. Enter your address and click "Subscribe."

(Your e-mail address is not shared with anyone, ever.)

View the most recent newsletter.