Statistics Short Questions and Answers

This page contains links to bundle of short questions and answers about different fields of statistics. These questions will help the learner of statistics to understand the subject in better way. These questions will also help students and learner to answer the questions in Statistics related job interviews.

Introduction to Statistics

  • History of Statistics
  • Meaning of Statistics
  • Types of Statistics
  • Level of Measurements
  • Variable and Data
  • Population and Sample
  • Uses and Limitation of Statistics
  • Some Terminology and Notations

Presentation of Data (Non-Numerical Methods)

  • Histogram
  • Frequency Polygon
  • Frequency Curve
  • Cumulative Frequency Polygon
  • Ogive
  • Different Types of Bar charts
  • Pie Chart or Sector Diagram
  • Scatter Diagram
  • Stem and Leaf Display

Presentation of Data (Numerical Methods)

  • Classification
  • Tabulation
  • Constructing Frequency Distribution

Measure of Central Tendency

  • Mean
  • Mode
  • Geometric Mean
  • Harmonic Mean
  • Median
  • Weighted Mean

Measure of Dispersion

  • Introduction to Measure of Dispersion
  • Range
  • Variance and Standard Deviation
  • Mean Deviation
  • Semi Interquartile Range or Quartile Deviation
  • Coefficient of Variation
  • Skewness
  • Kurtosis