Basic Statistics 1

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

1. A specific characteristic of a population is called


2. The listing of the data in order of numerical magnitude is called


3. A variable that assumes any value within a range is called


4. The data which have already been collected by someone are called


5. Given $X_1=12,X_2=19,X_3=10,X_4=7$, then $\sum_{i=1}^4 X_i$ equals?


6. The mean of a distribution is 23, the median is 24, and the mode is 25.5. It is most likely that this distribution is:


7. The first hand and unorganized form of data is called


8. A constant variable can take values


9. Questionnaire survey method is used to collect


10. Primary data and _____________ data are same


11. The mean of a distribution is 14 and the standard deviation is 5. What is the value of the coefficient of variation?


12. A chance variation in an observational process is


13. Census reports used as a source of data is


14. Data collected by NADRA to issue computerized identity cards (CICs) are


15. Sum of dots when two dice are rolled is


16. The grouped data is also called


17. According to the empirical rule, approximately what percent of the data should lie within $\mu \pm 2\sigma$?


18. If a distribution is abnormally tall and peaked, then is can be said that the distribution is:


19. A parameter is a measure which is computed from


20. The number of accidents in a city during 2010 is


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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39 Responses

  1. Nickson says:

    Please how can I find the question on grouped and un grouped data

  2. Sohail Awan says:

    AOA Sir

    Please tell me how to download a pdf file, I am unable find pdf download option.

    Jazak Allah

  3. wegayehu says:

    thank you

  4. Sansa says:

    Hiw to fund correct answers?

  5. Shriramprasad v kushte says:

    Sir Pls send mcqs with answers

  6. azmeraw says:

    it is better to have online certificate with grade limitations to put more advantage over it

  7. Ahmed Lakhan says:

    first of all i congratulate you for having wonderful for we people. i will bring you to notice if any error i found being new learner with hope a good response. meanwhile the scoring of test is not accurate, for example i conducted basic test one of descriptive statistics, i obtained right only 17 questions but result shows that i obtained right questions 26.

    please rectify this error ….

  8. Muhammad Umair Abbasi says:

    Dear i need STATISTICS MCQs with answers 16 dec is my test date for lecturers statistics

  9. Khan Muhammad-Ziad says:

    As Salam o Alakom sir i am the new student of statistics and have many problems in statistics please help me in solution.

  10. Oghogho says:

    Thank u sir,I think I need more of this to pass my exams

  11. M Amir Saeed says:

    sir i like these questions very much. again i got 26/27 marks. sir can u plz tell me the book name which have these type of mcqs, thanku sir

  12. arifa says:

    Aoa. How can i check the answers of above questions?

  13. Ali Shan Khaliq says:

    Thanks Sir very nice i want in pdf book with answers.

  14. Adnan yousaf says:

    Plz send me a mcq on a topic pie chart,histogram,,,mean mode median…..for both group and ungroup data…….

  15. ramzan soomro says:

    sir I want to appear in NTS test (subject statistics)
    Please help me for MCQS of statistics

  16. sundas says:

    thanks alot 😛

  17. Ali Raza Raza says:

    sir plz povide us chapter wise mcqs

  18. vir patel says:

    pdf of mcq of statistics

  19. Mustapha Adeniyi muqadas says:

    Pls. I need multi choice questions on algebra for grade 8.

  20. Mustapha Adeniyi muqadas says:

    Alhamdullilah for this site, thanks a lot. Pls l need more multiple questions for grade 6 , it may be through my email.

  21. vir says:

    i want more n more mcq’s of statistics.plz put it on your website

  22. Muhammad Ibrahim says:


    Sir Please send the MCQ’s on Statistics through this Email
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  23. Aslamoalikum Respected sir ,
    Sir you are always done a great Job .. MAY ALLAH pak give you more Succes sir .AMeeen

  24. Inbasat masoud says:

    dats a gud statistical easy short term activity . i want more

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