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I'm a novice at excel so please excuse any lack of expertise in composing my question.  I have a spreadsheet that is a survey where for a given question the answer can be 0 through 4. I need to be able to list all the questions that where answered 0, and so on.  I can get the first question answered 0 but not all the questions answered 0.  The formula that will return the first 0 response is =index(a2:a51,match(e5,c2:c51,0)).  E5 is a drop down with 0-4 available for selection. What formula will return all matches for 0 and so on?

Easiest is without a formula, but I will give you the formula answer as well.
right-click on one of the cells in C2:C51 which is a 0, and select Filter/By selected cell's value. Basically, you're filtering the range by the value in c.

The formula solution: I'm arbitrarily choosing column G for the list of items in A which match the value selected in E5.
In cell G2, enter this (G1 must be empty):
Fill down to G11.
in H2:
fill down to H11.
Hid column G.
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