Basic Statistics 6

This quiz contains MCQs Introductory Statistics with answers covering variable and type of variable, Measures of central tendency such as mean, median, mode, Weighted mean, data and type of data, sources of data, Measures of Dispersion/ Variation, Standard Deviation, Variance, Range, etc. Let us start the MCQs Introductory Statistics with answers Quiz.

1. Which of the following Measure of Averages is not based on all the values given in the data set.


2. Which of the following Measure of averages is affected by extreme (very small or very large) values in the data set?


3. A variable that assumes only some selected values in a range is called


4. The Geometric Mean of -2, 4, 03, 6, 0 will be


5. 2nd Quartile = 5th Decile = 50th Percentile = ?


6. If any of the value in the data set is zero then it is not possible (i.e. impossible) to compute


7. The geometric mean of numbers 2, 4, 8 and 64 is


8. The grouped data are called


9. The color of flowers is an example of


10. Which of the following cannot be less than zero (negative)?


11. If a distribution has two modes then this distribution is called


12. The Harmonic Mean of any two numbers is


13. If 10% is added to each value of a variable, the geometric mean of the new variable is added by


14. To find the average speed of a journey which is the appropriate measure of central tendency


15. Data must be arranged either in ascending or descending order if some want to compute


16. If $SD(X)=5$ then $SD\left(\frac{2X+5}{2} \right)$ is equal to


17. The most repeated (popular) value in a data set is called


18. Geometric means of $X_1$ and $X_2$ is


19. If any of the value in data set is negative then it is impossible to compute


20. ________ is the measure of average which can have more than one value


Basic statistics deals with the measure of central tendencies (such as mean, median, mode, weighted mean, geometric mean, and Harmonic mean) and measure of dispersion (such as range, standard deviation, and variances). Basic statistical methods include planning and designing the study, collecting data, arranging, and numerical and graphically summarizing the collected data. Basic statistics also used to perform statistical analysis to draw meaningful inferences.
Basoc Statistics
A basic visual inspection of data using some graphical and numerical statistics may give some useful hidden information already available in the data. The graphical representation includes a bar chart, pie chart, dot chart, box plot, etc. Companies related to finance, communication, manufacturing, charity organizations, government institutes, simple to large businesses, etc. are all examples that have a massive interest in collecting data and measuring different sorts of statistical findings. This helps them to learn from the past, noticing the trends, and planning for the future.

Muhammad Imdad Ullah

Currently working as Assistant Professor of Statistics in Ghazi University, Dera Ghazi Khan. Completed my Ph.D. in Statistics from the Department of Statistics, Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan, Pakistan. l like Applied Statistics, Mathematics, and Statistical Computing. Statistical and Mathematical software used is SAS, STATA, GRETL, EVIEWS, R, SPSS, VBA in MS-Excel. Like to use type-setting LaTeX for composing Articles, thesis, etc.

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8 Responses

  1. ravlyn says:

    If any the value in data set is zero then it is not possible (i.e. impossible) to compute

  2. Shaista mumtaz says:

    It’s very helpful for CA student’s….send me some more test and results based on regression

  3. Karabo says:

    Which measurement does not divide a set of observation into equal parts

    • Fatma Muhammad says:

      Standard deviation doesnt divide into any equal parts .
      Quartiles divide into 4 equal parts
      Percentiles divide into 100 equal parts
      Quantiles into 5 equal parts
      Deciles into 10 equal parts
      Median into 2 equal parts

  4. tumi says:

    where are the answers

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