Coursera week 6 Quiz
1. Creating charts is pretty straightforward but it’s important we know the terminology Excel uses. What is the Chart Area?
2. Creating charts is pretty straightforward but it’s important we know the terminology Excel uses. What is the Plot Area?
3. Creating charts is pretty straightforward but it’s important we know the terminology Excel uses. What is meant by the word Legend?
4. When you want to create a chart, what do you need to observe?
Multiple answers are possible, partial credit will be awarded.
5. Download the workbook below. It contains a slightly altered and abbreviated version of the FBI Crime Statistics, 1994-2013. You will need to work with it in order to answer the next questions in this assignment.
W06-workbook.xlsx
You have been given the task to provide some visual summaries to support a presentation on trends and volume of certain types of crime in the United States. Take a moment to familiarize yourself with the workbook. What is the title of Table 1?
6. Take a look at the screenshot below and then head over to Excel to your W06-workbook file. Which cell ranges were selected to create this chart?
7. Take a look at the screenshot below. What type of chart is this?
If you are unsure, go over to Excel and have a play with the different chart types to figure out which one we are seeing here.
8. Take a look at the chart below. What’s missing from this chart to make it a useful visualization for a presentation on Violent Crime rates between 1994-2013?
Multiple answers are possible, partial credit will be awarded.
9. Using the data in the W06-workbook, create a 2-D Pie Chart for 2004, including labels. Which of the following best represents what you have created?
This:
This:
This:
This:
This:
10. Create a Line Chart for Violent crime, Burglary and Motor vehicle theft. Use the Quick Layout to show the data table below the chart (hint: hover over the Quick Layout options to find which one includes a data table). Change the colors so that Violent crime is green, Burglary is blue and Motor vehicle theft is yellow. Change the chart title to Crime in the USA 1994-2013. Change the vertical axis label to be Number of crimes.
Which of the following does your chart most closely resemble?
This:
This:
This:
1. Download the workbook and save it on your computer. Open the workbook and then come back here to start answering the questions.
C1 Assessment Workbook.xlsx
TIP: Make sure that you save your progress on the workbook in Excel frequently as you progress through the exam.
Here is the first question:
The workbook contains data downloaded from a government database. It is not very easy to read, so your first job is to address some of the formatting.
The heading in cell A1 cannot be seen properly. Change the alignment so that you can see what it says.
In which year was this data collected?
Enter your answer in four digits ####
Enter answer here
2015 |
2. Somehow the date in cell B2 has lost its formatting. Change the format to a date. What date is now shown in B2?
Enter your answer in Year-Month-Day format (e.g., 2016-12-31).
Enter answer here
2016-03-20 |
3. Apply the style Accent1 to the range A2:Z2. Apply the style Heading 3 to the range A4:Z4. Which of the following looks most like your data?
This:
This:
This:
This:
4. There are also some corrections you need to make to the data. One of the data entries is missing. You have been asked to Insert a row after Case ID 49 (row 15) and enter the following data:
Case ID 51
Economic Position Full-time working
Occupation Type Managerial or Professional
Home Owned
Gender Male
Region Wales
Adults 2
Children 2
Jan Income 5924.00
Feb Income 5924.00
Mar Income 5924.00
Apr Income 5924.00
May Income 5924.00
Jun Income 5924.00
Jan Expenditure 2803.57
Feb Expenditure 2242.86
Mar Expenditure 2512.00
Apr Expenditure 2361.28
May Expenditure 2219.60
Jun Expenditure 2596.93
What is the total March Expenditure now? (cell Q2)
In your answer, you should use the number format #####.## with a period as a decimal point and two decimals.
Enter answer here
4429863.16 |
4. There are also some corrections you need to make to the data. One of the data entries is missing. You have been asked to Insert a row after Case ID 49 (row 15) and enter the following data:
Case ID 51
Economic Position Full-time working
Occupation Type Managerial or Professional
Home Owned
Gender Male
Region Wales
Adults 2
Children 2
Jan Income 5924.00
Feb Income 5924.00
Mar Income 5924.00
Apr Income 5924.00
May Income 5924.00
Jun Income 5924.00
Jan Expenditure 2803.57
Feb Expenditure 2242.86
Mar Expenditure 2512.00
Apr Expenditure 2361.28
May Expenditure 2219.60
Jun Expenditure 2596.93
What is the total April Expenditure now? (cell R2)
In your answer, you should use the number format #####.## with a period as a decimal point and two decimals.
Enter answer here
4534401.10 |
4. There are some corrections you need to make to the data. One of the data entries is missing. You have been asked to Insert a row after Case ID 49 (row 15) and enter the following data:
Case ID 51
Economic Position Full-time working
Occupation Type Managerial or Professional
Home Owned
Gender Male
Region Wales
Adults 2
Children 2
Jan Income 5924.00
Feb Income 5924.00
Mar Income 5924.00
Apr Income 5924.00
May Income 5924.00
Jun Income 5924.00
Jan Expenditure 2803.57
Feb Expenditure 2242.86
Mar Expenditure 2512.00
Apr Expenditure 2361.28
May Expenditure 2219.60
Jun Expenditure 2596.93
QUESTION: What is the total February Expenditure now? (cell P2)
In your answer, you should use the number format #####.## with a period as a decimal point and two decimals.
Enter answer here
4307242.05 |
5. An incorrect value has been entered for Case ID 5299. Use the Find tool to find this Case ID and change the January Income to $200. What is the total January Income now? (cell I2)
In your answer, you should use the number format #####.##
Enter answer here
6074344.46 |
6. There are several calculations missing which need to be added. An additional column showing the total number of people per household is required. Perform all the following steps and then answer the question.
Insert a column after column H
In I4 type the heading Household
In I5 enter a calculation to add the number of adults in G5 to the number of children in H5
Copy the formula down to fill the column
In cell I2, enter a calculation to get the total number of people in all the households represented, or copy the formula across from cell H2
QUESTION: What is the total Household value in cell I2?
Enter your answer in numerical digits: ######
Enter answer here
6378 |
7. In cell V5 enter a calculation to get an average of income from January to June (J5 to O5). Copy the formula down the column. What is the Average Income for Case 15 (cell V8)?
In your answer, you should use the number format #####.##
Enter answer here
3936.27 |
7. In cell V5 enter a calculation to get an average of income from January to June (J5 to O5). Copy the formula down the column. What is the Average Income for Case 20 (cell V10)?
In your answer, you should use the number format #####.##
Enter answer here
4019.36 |
8. In cell W5 enter a calculation to add up the total income from January to June. Copy the formula down the column. Widen the column so that you can see the results. What is the total income for Case 9 (cell W6)?
In your answer, you should use the number format #####.##
Enter answer here
19943.28 |
9. In cell X5 enter a calculation to add up the total expenditure from January to June (P5 to U5). Copy the formula down the column. What is the total expenditure for Case 15?
In your answer, you should use the number format #####.##
Enter answer here
12754.83 |
10. In cell Y5 enter a calculation to subtract Total Expenditure from Total Income. Copy the formula down the column. What is the Net for Case 9?
In your answer, you should use the number format #####.##
Enter answer here
9233.45 |
10. In cell Y5 enter a calculation to subtract Total Expenditure from Total Income. Copy the formula down the column. What is the Net for Case 20?
In your answer, you should use the number format #####.##
Enter answer here
17423.96 |
11. Cost of living has been estimated at going up by 3.93% over the next 6 months. We would like to forecast what the expenditure will be over that period. In cell Z2 enter the value 3.93%. In Z5 enter a formula to calculate the forecast expenditure. To do this you will need to calculate the increase in expenditure (current total expenditure multiplied by the percentage increase) and add it to the current total expenditure. Copy the formula down the column. (Make sure that all the calculations are using the value in Z2!).
QUESTION: What is the Forecast Expenditure for Case 20?
In your answer, you should use the number format #####.##
Enter answer here
6955.18 |
11. Cost of living has been estimated at going up by 3.93% over the next 6 months. We would like to forecast what the expenditure will be over that period. In cell Z2 enter the value 3.93%. In Z5 enter a formula to calculate the forecast expenditure. To do this you will need to calculate the increase in expenditure (current total expenditure multiplied by the percentage increase) and add it to the current total expenditure. Copy the formula down the column. (Make sure that all the calculations are using the value in Z2!).
QUESTION: What is the Forecast Expenditure for Case 15?
In your answer, you should use the number format #####.##
Enter answer here
13256.09 |
12. Now select the Stats Worksheet. Enter simple formulas in B3 and B4 to pull through the calculated Total Expenditure and Total Net from the Data worksheet (cells X2 and Y2). If you have done it correctly the pie chart should now show how income is proportioned between expenditure and net.
QUESTION: According to the pie chart, what percentage of Income is made up by Expenditure?
Do not enter the % symbol in the answer box below, just the number.
Enter answer here
75 |
12. Now select the Stats Worksheet. Enter simple formulas in B3 and B4 to pull through the calculated Total Expenditure and Total Net from the Data worksheet (cells X2 and Y2). If you have done it correctly the pie chart should now show how income is proportioned between expenditure and net.
QUESTION: According to the pie chart, what percentage of Income is made up by Net?
Do not enter the % symbol in the answer box below, just the number.
25 |
13. Still on the Stats sheet, enter a formula in B5 to add up the total income for Quarter 1 using the calculated totals for January, February and March in the Data worksheet. If you have done it correctly the cell should change colour.
QUESTION: What colour is the cell B5?
14. The organisation has decided to have one Region for the Midlands instead of two, so both East Midlands and West Midlands need to be replaced with just Midlands. We then need to answer some questions for the organisation.
In the Data worksheet, use Find and Replace to replace all instances of East Midlands with Midlands. Repeat the operation, this time replacing West Midlands with Midlands. Now filter the data so that only cases from the Midlands are visible.
QUESTION: What is the total number of Adults recorded for the Midlands?
Enter answer here
629 |
14. The organisation has decided to have one Region for the Midlands instead of two, so both East Midlands and West Midlands need to be replaced with just Midlands. We then need to answer some questions for the organisation.
In the Data worksheet, use Find and Replace to replace all instances of East Midlands with Midlands. Repeat the operation, this time replacing West Midlands with Midlands. Now filter the data so that only cases from the Midlands are visible.
QUESTION: What is the total number of Children recorded for the Midlands?
476 |
15. Clear the previous filter. Add filters so that we only see cases for Wales with 6 or more people in the household.
QUESTION: How many households in Wales have 6 or more people?
Enter answer here
1 |
16. Clear all filters. Sort the data by Total Income in descending order (largest to smallest).
QUESTION: Which Case ID has the highest Total Income?
Enter answer here
566 |
16. Clear all filters. Sort the data by Total Income in descending order (largest to smallest).
QUESTION: What is the highest Total Income for a case?
In your answer, you should use the number format #####.##
40001.26 |
17. Change the sort to order the data so that you can easily identify the lowest Average Income for Cases with an Intermediate occupation.
QUESTION: What is the lowest Average Income for people with an Intermediate occupation?
In your answer, you should use the number format #####.##
Enter answer here
18.35 |
18. You are concerned there may be duplicates in the data set. Add conditional formatting to the Case ID column to show all duplicates in red. Sort the data by Case ID but instead of by values, sort by colour.
QUESTION: How many cases have been duplicated (entered twice)?
19. Delete one of each of the duplicate rows.
QUESTION: What is the new total in G2?
Enter answer here
3513 |
20. To help represent the data graphically you have been asked to create a few charts. You will need to go back to the Stats worksheet.
Select the data from A8 to B12. Insert a Pie Chart to compare the Average Incomes for different Economic Positions. Add a quick layout that shows a percentage for each segment.
QUESTION: What is the percentage for Full-time working?
Do not enter the % symbol in the answer box below, just the number.
Enter answer here
63 |
20. To help represent the data graphically you have been asked to create a few charts. You will need to go back to the Stats worksheet.
Select the data from A8 to B12. Insert a Pie Chart to compare the Average Incomes for different Economic Positions. Add a quick layout that shows a percentage for each segment.
QUESTION: What is the percentage for Part-time working?
Do not enter the % symbol in the answer box below, just the number.
Enter answer here
9 |
20. To help represent the data graphically you have been asked to create a few charts. You will need to go back to the Stats worksheet.
Select the data from A8 to B12. Insert a Pie Chart to compare the Average Incomes for different Economic Positions. Add a quick layout that shows a percentage for each segment.
QUESTION: What is the percentage for Economically Inactive?
Do not enter the % symbol in the answer box below, just the number.
Enter answer here
27 |
21. Create a line chart showing the Total Income for each Month. Ensure you select month names and Total Income values.
QUESTION: Which of these charts looks most like your line chart?
This:
This:
This:
22. Insert a Stacked Column Chart to show the Jan, Feb and Mar income for each Region.
QUESTION: Which Region has the fourth highest income for Jan-Mar (fourth largest stack)?
London |
22. Insert a Stacked Column Chart to show the Jan, Feb and Mar income for each Region. Which region has the second lowest income for Jan-Mar (second smallest stack)?
Enter answer here
wales |
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