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Need to practice your Excel skills for an upcoming job interview? Try solving these Excel interview questions that test knowledge of spreadsheet concepts such as formulas, functions, data filtering and management, and other skills. We’ll provide feedback on your answers, so that you can see how well you did.

These Excel interview questions are examples of real tasks used by employers to screen job candidates for a variety of job roles, including managers, accountants, analysts, and others that need to know how to organize, calculate, analyze, and visualize data contained within a spreadsheet.

1. Tax Inclusive

Formulas and Functions
   
Easy  

Your company sells products to customers in two cities, New York and San Francisco. You have been asked to calculate each product’s retail prices inclusive of sales taxes in these cities.

Specifically, you need to:

  • Write formulas to calculate the retail prices, inclusive of sales tax, using the net prices of each product.
  • Make sure you reference cells A5 and B5 in your formulas.

Note: Do not use array formulas in your work.

Your task is to download the file ‘TaxInclusive-RawData.xlsx’ file and execute the request. When you have completed your work, save it in .xlsx format, then upload that file for evaluation.

1. Download Template File   Use template 'TaxInclusive-RawData.xlsx' as the baseline for your answer.

2. Upload Answer File   You can upload multiple times before final submission. Allowed extensions: .xlsx


File validation OK, but 4 out of 4 test cases fail:

  •   NY Price for Product1: Wrong answer
  •   NY Prices - All: Wrong answer
  •   SF Price for Product1: Wrong answer
  •   SF Prices - All: Wrong answer


2. Time Filters

Data Filtering Data Management
   
Easy  

Your company’s accounting department has asked you to give them a list of orders filtered by two periods of time:

  • On 'Sheet1', they need orders spanning a two-month period (from the 1st of July, 2018, to the 31st of August, 2018).
  • On 'Sheet2', they need all orders for the period before the 1st of July, 2018, and all orders for the period after the 31st of August, 2018.

Your task is to download the file 'TimeFilters-RawData.xlsx’ file and execute this request. When you have completed your work, save it in .xlsx format, then upload that file for evaluation.

1. Download Template File   Use template 'TimeFilters-RawData.xlsx' as the baseline for your answer.

2. Upload Answer File   You can upload multiple times before final submission. Allowed extensions: .xlsx


File validation OK, but 2 out of 2 test cases fail:

  •   Sheet1 Filters (1st July, 2018, to 31 August, 2018): Wrong answer
  •   Sheet2 Filters (Before 1st July, 2018, or After 31 August, 2018): Wrong answer


3. Order Discounts

Data Lookup Formulas and Functions
   
Hard  

Your company just introduced a new pricing policy. In order to further motivate customers to buy your products, your company will give discounts on each order based on the total price of the order. 

Your boss needs you to use the data in the Discounts worksheet to build a formula that calculates the applicable discount percentage according to each order’s total amount. You’ll add that formula to column D and then write a formula for column E that calculates the final order amount including the discount.

Note: Do not use any array formulas in your work.

Your task is to download the file ‘OrderDiscounts-RawData.xlsx’ file and execute all parts of this request. When you have completed your work, save it in .xlsx format, then upload that file for evaluation.

1. Download Template File   Use template 'OrderDiscounts-RawData.xlsx' as the baseline for your answer.

2. Upload Answer File   You can upload multiple times before final submission. Allowed extensions: .xlsx


File validation OK, but 4 out of 4 test cases fail:

  •   Discount for Order 1: Wrong answer
  •   Discount for All Orders: Wrong answer
  •   Order Amount with Discount for Order 1: Wrong answer
  •   Order Amount with Discount for All Orders: Wrong answer


4. Performance Reviews

Data Management Pivot Tables
   
Hard  

Your company sells tea and coffee to a variety of customers through its sales representatives. The sales manager is preparing for the annual performance reviews in which he reviews the achievements of all the sales representatives as a basis for discussing bonus compensation and raises.

He asks you to prepare some pivot tables to help him prepare for these reviews:

  1. For Pivot Table 1, you’ll show Total Sales by Employee and Category.

  2. For Pivot Table 2, you’ll show Total Sales by Years, Quarters, and Months per each Employee.

  3. Ensure that both pivot tables match the layout shown below.

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Your task is to download the ‘PerformanceReviews-RawData.xlsx’ file and execute all parts of this request. When you have completed your work, save it in .xlsx format, then upload that file for evaluation.

1. Download Template File   Use template 'PerformanceReviews-RawData.xlsx' as the baseline for your answer.

2. Upload Answer File   You can upload multiple times before final submission. Allowed extensions: .xlsx


File validation OK, but 4 out of 4 test cases fail:

  •   PivotTable1 Layout: Wrong answer
  •   PivotTable1 Values: Wrong answer
  •   PivotTable2 Layout: Wrong answer
  •   PivotTable2 Values: Wrong answer


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