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Default Issue with referencing a Range

Hi Shahsur and all my other friends,
I have 3 different ranges referenced in CALC_Ranges array. Each range has four rows. Then I have another array CALC_answers having 3 correct answers for each of these 3 ranges.

I have used 2 loops, an outer loop that cycles through all 3 ranges and an inner loop which is there to check all the 4 rows of each of these 3 ranges.

I want to identify which of the 4 rows of the current range of outer loop is being checked for the answer.

Problem 1
My code "If Not IsEmpty(Range(CALC_RANGES(a)).Range("A" & b + 1)) = True" works fine and identifies if the row within the inner loop is blank or not but I am not being able to extract a number between 1, 2, 3 or 4 being the row of that particular range from the outer loop.

Problem 2
One of my 3 named ranges is not in continuity, like this defined range is comprised of non adjacent cells from top to bottom. Here Range(CALC_RANGES(a)).Activate method is working fine but the inner loop to check each of the 4 rows within that range is not looping through non adjacent cells within this range.

If I am able to identify row ref of inner loop as to which of the 4 rows of a given range is being examined, I will match it with my Answers Array value. For example my Answers array is CALC_ANSWERS = Array(2, 1, 4), so if the user checks "x" row 1,3 or 4 for the first of 3 CALC_ranges, then I will compare it with CALC_Answers array which should be 2 instead of those 3 possible selections. So, my code will Red color code the checked cell. Alternatively, if the answer is correct it will change ColorIndex value to Green as correct answer.

Sub calc()

Range("i:i").Interior.ColorIndex = xlNone

CALC_RANGES = Array("CALC101", "CALC102", "CALC103")
CALC_ANSWERS = Array(2, 1, 4)

    For a = 0 To 2

        For b = 0 To 3
            If Not IsEmpty(Range(CALC_RANGES(a)).Range("A" & b + 1)) = True Then
                    Application.StatusBar = calc_answers(a)
                If Range(CALC_RANGES(a)).Range("A" & b + 1).Row = calc_answers(a) Then
                    Range(CALC_RANGES(a)).Range("A" & b + 1).Interior.ColorIndex = 4
                    Exit For
                    Range(CALC_RANGES(a)).Range("A" & b + 1).Interior.ColorIndex = 3
                Exit For
                End If
            End If
          Next b
    Next a

End Sub
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