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# Statistics MCQs with Answers for PPSC, SPSC, FPSC and Other Exams like NTS, PTS, OTS, and STS IBA

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Statistics Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

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01. Graph of cumulative frequency distribution is called

(a) Histogram

(b) Frequency Curve

(c) Ogive

(d) Frequency Polygon

(c) Ogive

02. Number of family members in different families is an example of__________________.

(a) Discrete Variable

(b) Continuous Variable

(c) Dependent Variable

(d) Qualitative Variable

(a) Discrete Variable

03. A set of all units of interest in a study is called___________________.

(a) Sample

(b) Population

(c) Parameter

(d) Statistic

(b) Population

04. In the statistical table row captions are called:

(b) Stub

(c) Body

(d) Title

(b) Stub

05. If the mean is less than Mode, the distribution is called:

(a) Positively Skewed

(b) Negatively Skewed

(c) Symmetrical

(d) Bimodal

(b) Negatively Skewed

06. Sum of absolute deviation is least when deviations are taken from___________________.

(a) Mean

(b) Mode

(c) Median

(d) Geometric Mean

(c) Median

07. Median divides data into:

(a) 2 parts

(b) 3 parts

(c) 4 parts

(d) 5 parts

(a) 2 parts

08. The disadvantage of range is that it depends upon:

(a) Absolute Deviations

(b) Squared Deviations

(c) Two extreme values

(d) Two quartiles

(c) Two extreme values

09. In the chain base method, the base period is:

(a) 1st year

(b) Last year

(c) Fixed

(d) Not Fixed

(b) Last year

10. The dependent variable is also called:

(a) explanatory variable

(b) predictor

(c) regressand

(d) regressor

(b) Predictor

11. Total angle of Pie chart is________________.

(a) 270o

(b) 300o

(c) 320o

(d) 360o

(d) 360o

12. Standard deviation is always calculated from:

(a) Mean

(b) Median

(c) Mode

(d) Lower Quartile

(a) Mean

13. Ten families have an average of 2 boys. How many boys do they have together?

(a) 2

(b) 10

(c) 12

(d) 20

(d) 20

14. A value calculated from the sample is called_________________.

(a) Parameter

(b) Statistic

(c) Mean

(d) Proportion

(b) Statistic

15. The standard deviation of the sampling distribution is called:

(a) Sampling Error

(b) Non-Sampling Error

(c) Standard Error

(d) Bias

(c) Standard Error

16. An arrangement of objects in a definite order is called____________________.

(a) Permutation

(b) Combination

(c) Set

(d) Mutually exclusive

(a) Permutation

17. Which of the following cannot be taken as the probability of an event?

(a) -1

(b) 0

(c) 0.5

(d) 1

(a) -1

Probability can never be negative.

18. Which of the following may not be a binary number?

(a) 001

(b) 110

(c) 101

(d) 202

(d) 202

19. The total area under the curve of a chi-square distribution is:

(a) 0 to ∞

(b) -∞ to +∞

(c) 1

(d) 05

(c) 1

20. In census_______________is collected.

(a) Official Data

(b) Primary Data

(c) Fictitious Data

(d) Secondary Data

(b) Primary Data

21. In binomial distribution:

(a) Number of successes are fixed

(b) Number of  trials are random

(c) Number of Sucesses are random

(d) None of the Above

(d) None of the Above

22. In how many ways a team of four players can be chosen from 10 players?

(a) 5040

(b) 4592

(c) 210

(d) None of the Above

(c) 210

23. The measure of sample is called__________________.

(a) Population

(b) Statistics

(c) Parameter

(d) Statistic

(c) Statistic

(a) 1.2

(b) 1

(c) 0

(d) None of the Above

(b) 1

25. If there is no gap between consuctive classes, the limits are called_______________.

(a) Class Marks

(b) Class Limits

(c) Class Boundaries

(d) Class Intervals 