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About Adaface Excel Questions

Adaface Excel questions are designed by Excel experts to test for on-the-jobs skills, not just theoretical knowledge. Some of the popular topics the questions will cover are:

  • Sum or Count cells
  • Pivot Tables
  • Formulae
  • Drop down list
  • Sorting
  • Conditional Formatting
  • Charting
  • VBA & Macros
  • Data Tables, Simulations & Solver
  • Circular References
  • Formula Auditing
  • Power Query
  • Forecasting & Trend Analysis

Types of Excel Questions to expect at Adaface:

The following statements describe the type of Excel questions one can expect when using Adaface's pre-assessment tool:

  • Practical implication based Excel questions
  • Real on-the-job scenario-based Excel problems
  • Evaluations to test analytical thinking while solving problems
  • Progressive difficulty based Excel problems

What Topics are Adaface Excel questions based on:

Adaface Excel questions are designed by experts in Excel to test for on-the-job skills. Some of the popular topics the questions will cover are:

  • Cells
  • Rows
  • Columns
  • Unique Cell Address
  • Formatting
  • Comments
  • Charts
  • Freeze
  • Workbook
  • Spreadsheet
  • Formula
  • Ribbon
  • Reports
  • Pivot
  • Function
  • Mathematical Operations
  • Look Up
  • Macro
  • Vlookup
  • Protect workbook
  • Filter

How are Adaface Excel questions customized?

  • Adaface Excel questions are customized for different difficulty levels and solving durations
  • Customized to assess Ideal candidate personas for right jobs
  • Tests for specific on-the-job Excel skills
  • Non-googleable questions to prevent cheating during tests

Do’s and Don’ts of selecting Excel questions for assessments:


  • Use diversified questions from varied Excel topics to test the skill range of candidates
  • Utilize questions of different difficulty levels to test candidates
  • Include questions that are related to on-the-job skill requirements
  • Pick questions that are relevant for the experience level you are targeting
  • Make sure the questions can be understood by a non-native English speaker (easy-to-read questions because programmers should spend time solving the question, not understanding it)
  • Ensure that the questions have a granular (non-binary) scoring
  • Use aptly timed assessments that can be fulfilled within 45-60 mins to make the most optimal use of the time utilized


  • Avoid using trick questions to test the candidates as they are ineffective in testing their on-the-job skills
  • Avoid using lengthy questions as they do not provide an ideal scenario to test the candidates
  • Avoid unnecessary puzzle trends as they are ineffective in assessing the skills required for the job
  • Avoid questions that test very niche concepts that a strong candidate might or might not have come across on-the-job
  • Do not include unnecessarily difficult questions that might or might not test the candidates potential
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