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Discover resources that will boost your progress and enhance your data science learning experience and professional performance.

Here is a selection of practice exams that will test your current data science knowledge. Identify key areas of improvement to strengthen your theoretical preparation, critical thinking, and practical problem-solving skills so you can get one step closer towards realizing your professional goals.

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Excel Functions

The majority of data comes in spreadsheet format, making Excel the #1 tool of choice for professional data analysts. The ability to work effectively and efficiently in Excel is highly desirable for any data practitioner who is looking to bring value to a company. As a matter of fact, being proficient in Excel has become the new standard, as 82% of middle-skill jobs require competent use of the productivity software. Take this free Excel Functions practice exam and test your knowledge on removing duplicate values, transferring data from one sheet to another, rand using the VLOOKUP and SUMIF function.

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Useful Tools in Excel

What Excel lacks in data visualization tools compared to Tableau, or computational power for analyzing big data compared to Python, it compensates with accessibility and flexibility. Excel allows you to quickly organize, visualize and perform mathematical functions on a set of data, without the need for any programming or statistical skills. Therefore, it is in your best interest to learn how to use the various Excel tools at your disposal. This practice exam is a good opportunity to test your excel knowledge in the text to column functions, excel macros, row manipulation and basic math formulas.

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Excel Basics

Ever since its first release in 1985, Excel continues to be the most popular spreadsheet application to this day- with approximately 750 million users worldwide, thanks to its flexibility and ease of use. No matter if you are a data scientist or not, knowing how to use Excel will greatly improve and optimize your workflow. Therefore, in this free Excel Basics practice exam you are going to work with a dataset of a company in the Fast Moving Consumer Goods Sector as an aspiring data analyst and test your knowledge on basic Excel functions and shortcuts.

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Data Visualization in Middle-Earth

If you have ever wanted to use your data visualization skills for a nobler cause that does not involve revenue growth, then this free Data Visualization in Middle-Earth practice exam, by instructor Elitsa Kaloyanova, is for you. As the faith of Middle Earth is entrusted into your hands, you are required to use your data visualization and interpretation skills in Excel to answer these data visualization quiz questions and save the magic lands from destruction.

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Business Analytics Lifecycle

This free practice exam on Business Analytics Lifecycle by business analytics veteran Randy Rosseel will test your understanding of a successful step-by-step implementation of the six stages of the analytics lifecycle. The Business Analytics Test comes with an Excel file of PMG’s financials- major European consumer goods company- where you are asked to put various analytics techniques in to practice.

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