**1. What is Microsoft Excel?**

**Ans:-**Microsoft Excel is a spreadsheet software developed by Microsoft Corporation.

**2. What is a cell in Excel?**

**Ans:-**A cell is the intersection point of a row and a column in Excel. It is the smallest unit in a worksheet where data can be entered.

**3. How can you add a new worksheet in Excel?**

**Ans:-**To add a new worksheet, click on the “Insert Worksheet” button in the bottom left corner of the Excel window.

**4. What is the shortcut key to save an Excel workbook?**

**Ans:-**The shortcut key to save an Excel workbook is Ctrl + S.

**5. What is a function in Excel?**

**Ans:-**A function is a predefined formula that performs a specific calculation in Excel.

**6. What is the shortcut key to insert a new column in Excel?**

**Ans:-**The shortcut key to insert a new column is Ctrl + Shift + +.

**7. What is the shortcut key to insert a new row in Excel?**

**Ans:-**The shortcut key to insert a new row is Ctrl + Shift + =.

**8. What is the shortcut key to select an entire column in Excel?**

**Ans:-**The shortcut key to select an entire column is Ctrl + Space.

**9. What is the shortcut key to select an entire row in Excel?**

**Ans:-**The shortcut key to select an entire row is Shift + Space.

**10. What is the purpose of conditional formatting in Excel?**

**Ans:-**The purpose of conditional formatting is to highlight cells that meet certain criteria, such as values that are above or below a certain threshold.

**11. What is the shortcut key to insert the current date in Excel?**

**Ans:-**The shortcut key to insert the current date is Ctrl + ;.

**12. What is the shortcut key to insert the current time in Excel?**

**Ans:-**The shortcut key to insert the current time is Ctrl + Shift + ;.

**13. What is the purpose of the COUNT function in Excel?**

**Ans:-**The purpose of the COUNT function is to count the number of cells that contain numeric values.

**14. What is the purpose of the SUM function in Excel?**

**Ans:-**The purpose of the SUM function is to add a range of numbers in Excel.

**15. What is the purpose of the AVERAGE function in Excel?**

**Ans:-**The purpose of the AVERAGE function is to calculate the average of a range of numbers in Excel.

**16. What is the purpose of the MAX function in Excel?**

**Ans:-**The purpose of the MAX function is to find the maximum value in a range of numbers in Excel.

**17. What is the purpose of the MIN function in Excel?**

**Ans:-**The purpose of the MIN function is to find the minimum value in a range of numbers in Excel.

**18. What is the purpose of the IF function in Excel?**

**Ans:-**The purpose of the IF function is to test a condition and return one value if the condition is true, and another value if the condition is false.

**19. What is the purpose of the VLOOKUP function in Excel?**

**Ans:-**The purpose of the VLOOKUP function is to search for a specific value in the first column of a table and return a corresponding value from a specified column in the same row.

**20. What is the purpose of the HLOOKUP function in Excel?**

**Ans:-**The purpose of the HLOOKUP function is to search for a specific value in the first row of a table and return a corresponding value from a specified row in the same column.

**21. What is the purpose of the CONCATENATE function in Excel?**

**Ans:-**The purpose of the CONCATENATE function is to join two or more text strings together in Excel.

**22. What is the purpose of the LEFT function in Excel?**

**Ans:-**The purpose of the LEFT function is to extract a specified number of characters from the left side of a text string in Excel.

**23. What is the purpose of the RIGHT function in Excel?**

**Ans:-**The purpose of the RIGHT function is to extract a specified number of characters from the right side of a text string in