How to Copy and Paste Data in Excel


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Under what ribbon menu and grouping of commands will you find the Copy and Paste commands?

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1. When you copy data or content, it's stored in a temporary place so you can paste the content to another cell or range of cells. What is the storage place called?

2. In Excel, the numbers and text you see in the cell is also referred to as what?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

In addition to an example problem, this quiz/worksheet combination will test your knowledge of where the Copy and Paste commands are, the storage place of pasted material, as well as some Excel terms.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This practice aims to assess your understanding of:

  • Copy and Paste's location in Excel
  • The location of stored data or content
  • The name of the numbers and text in an Excel cell
  • Different paste options

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding Excel's interface
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related copying and pasting lesson
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of copying and pasting in Microsoft Excel

Additional Learning

Want to dive deeper into Excel? Take a look at the lesson titled How to Copy & Paste Data in Excel. The lesson will cover things like:

  • The Clipboard
  • Copy and Paste commands
  • Paste value and formatting
  • Paste formula and formatting