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Which of the following functions returns the current date and time in MS-Excel? 
1. NOW

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Correct Answer - Option 1 : NOW

The correct answer is NOW.

  • If a current date and time are required, the NOW function is used.

  • The TODAY function takes no arguments and returns the current date, updated whenever a worksheet is changed or opened.
  • One can also use F9 to force the worksheet to recalculate and update the value.
  • In the Excel sheet, the Date and Time entry is very easy and can be updated as under.
  • Select the cell where the date and time are to be inserted.
  • For Date, Select Ctrl+; and press enter.
  • For Time select Shift+Ctrl+; and press enter.

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