Basic Statistics 2

This quiz contains MCQs Introductory 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 Introductory Statistics with an answers Quiz.

1. If all the items in a variable are non-zero and non-negative then ________.


2. The height of a student is 60 inches. This is an example of


3. If there is no gap between the consecutive classes, the limits are called


4. Which one of the following measurement does not divide a set of observations into equal parts?


5. Which of the following is not based on all the observations?


6. In descriptive statistics, we study


7. The algebraic sum of deviations from mean is:


8. The data which have NOT undergone any statistical treatments are:


9. Which one is the not measure of dispersion.


10. Which branch of statistics deals with the techniques that are used to organize, summarize, and present the data:


11. Data in the Population Census Report is:


12. In inferential statistics, we study


13. Statistic is a numerical quantity, which is calculated from:


14. You asked five of your classmates about their height. On the basis of this information, you stated that the average height of all students in your university or college is 67 inches. This is an example of:


15. If any value in a series is zero then we cannot compute the _____________.


16. In statistics, a population consists of:


17. When data are collected in a statistical study for only a portion or subset of all elements of interest we are using:


18. In statistics, conducting a survey means


19. The mean is affected by the change of _________.


20. In statistics, a sample means


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 are also used to perform statistical analysis to draw meaningful inferences.

MCQs Basic 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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27 Responses

  1. Siddharth Gupta says:

    there seems to some issue with the submit button. As soon as I click it, instead of showing the results, taking me to the some page related The Method of Least Squares: Linear Trend

    Please check and rectify

  2. Ahmed says:

    Sir kindly give me one link for downloading all data regarding statistics in one file…

  3. sohaib ahmad qau islamabad says:

    thanks sir shukreyaaaaaaa
    its very motivational way for the new students.

  4. Ahmed Lakhan says:

    “Congratulations – you have completed MCQs from Basic Statistics. You scored 15 out of 15. Your performance has been rated as Good work!”

    Sir, i took the test of 15 questions wherein two were attempted wrong but this still shows that i have scored 15 of 15…………..this calculations may have errors which needs to be rectified,

    • Read the sentence carefully. When you click the options again to get the correct one, it will be added to how many questions were completed. 13 out of 15 is obviously a good work. Try randomly answering the questions and observe the report.
      Another thing that is worth to remember is the result just below the “Get results” button.

  5. Ahmed Lakhan says:

    Data in the Population Census Report is:

    question number 8 may please be reviewed or may please provided the explaination about “how a provided after census still called primary data?


    • The meaning of “Data in the Population Census Report is:” is that what kind of data is used in the population census.

      • Ahmed Lakhan says:

        sir, my apologies in advance i still disagree with the statement, actually whenever we say a “Report” which means a compiled data in report form or in final stage.

        lets example on this, the enumerators during the recent census filled-up the census forms which were the primary data indeed but when a census report published by federal Beuearo of statistics, how can we say the data in report is still a primary data?

        Sir, I am new learner hope you wont mind it.


  6. abdu says:

    thank you very much

  7. Vishweshwarayya says:


  8. Hafiz Muhammad Ismaeel SS Statistics says:

    Sir AOA
    Please upload MCQs for Intermidiat Statisrics we need this for our students

  9. M Amir Saeed says:

    i got 14/15 in this test. i like this test sir

  10. sajjan ali khaskheli says:

    nice job

  11. zaib sindhi says:

    nice work

  12. FARHAN SOHRAB says:

    very well mcq’s bro you are talented

  13. Sundae fiaz says:

    Your effort for students is well…I appreicate you ..this is much learning Mcq and informative.

  14. Aruni says:

    very good effort.thanks a lot

  15. SOMI says:


  16. KapiL Bishla says:

    nice work thanks for it

  17. Jayprakash Chaurasiya says:

    Plz give link to download all pdf file sir

  18. hasitha says:

    thanks.great 😛

  19. Lindokuhle Sibiya says:

    🙂 good excercise for begginers

  20. dawood says:

    where are the answers of these question?

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