Basic Statistics 7

This quiz contains MCQs Descriptive Statistics Quiz 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 Descriptive Statistics Quiz.

1. The number 143.9500 rounded off to the nearest tenth (one decimal place) is

 
 
 
 

2. If the price of a commodity remains at RS. 20 per KG for the whole month then measure of dispersion will be

 
 
 
 

3. The mean of 10 observations is 10. All observations are increased by 10%. The mean of the increased observations shall be

 
 
 
 

4. The weight of the earth is _______.

 
 
 
 

5. In a frequency distribution the last cumulative frequency is 300, Median shall lie in:

 
 
 
 

6. The data which have already been collected by someone is called _______ data.

 
 
 
 

7. When all the values in a series occur the same number of times, then one must not compute the

 
 
 
 

8. If $\overline{x}$ is 4 and the distribution is 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, the sum of squared deviations from the $\overline{x}$ will be:

 
 
 
 
 

9. A contractor employs 20 male, 15 female and 5 children in his factory. Male wages are Rs. 10 per day, female Rs. 8 per day, and children Rs. 3 per day. The weighted $\overline{x}$ of wages paid per day will be

 
 
 
 

10. In a week the prices of a bag of rice were 350, 280, 340, 290, 320, 310, 300. The range is

 
 
 
 

11. In a distribution of 10, 20, 30, 40, 50, the $\overline{x}$ is 30, the sum of deviations from $\overline{x}$ will be

 
 
 
 

12. A statistics which is not measurable is called

 
 
 

13. In a frequency distribution, the last cumulative frequency is 500. $Q_3$ (Third Quartile) must lie in

 
 
 
 

14. The process of arranging data into rows and columns is called

 
 
 
 

15. The average monthly production of a factory for the first 8 months is 2,500 units, and for the next 4 months, the production was 1,200 units. The average monthly production of the year will be

 
 
 
 

16. “The sum of squares of deviations of the values is least” when deviations are taken from

 
 
 
 

17. A relative frequency distribution presents frequencies in terms of _______.

 
 
 
 

18. Given the $N$ values in a series, the geometric mean is

 
 
 
 

19. Find the median of the following data: 160, 180, 200, 280, 300, 320, 400

 
 
 
 

20. Which of the measures given here are based on every item of the series (uses all observations)?

 
 
 
 

21. If $\overline{X}=100$ and $Y=2X-200$ then the mean of $Y$ values will be

 
 
 
 

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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