# 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

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(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

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(a) Discrete Variable

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

(a) Sample

(b) Population

(c) Parameter

(d) Statistic

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(b) Population

04. In the statistical table row captions are called:

(a) Box head

(b) Stub

(c) Body

(d) Title

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(b) Stub

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

(a) Positively Skewed

(b) Negatively Skewed

(c) Symmetrical

(d) Bimodal

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(b) Negatively Skewed

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

(a) Mean

(b) Mode

(c) Median

(d) Geometric Mean

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(c) Median

07. Median divides data into:

(a) 2 parts

(b) 3 parts

(c) 4 parts

(d) 5 parts

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(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

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(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

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(b) Last year

10. The dependent variable is also called:

(a) explanatory variable

(b) predictor

(c) regressand

(d) regressor

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(b) Predictor

11. Total angle of Pie chart is________________.

(a) 270^{o}

(b) 300^{o}

(c) 320^{o}

(d) 360^{o}

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^{o}

12. Standard deviation is always calculated from:

(a) Mean

(b) Median

(c) Mode

(d) Lower Quartile

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(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

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(d) 20

14. A value calculated from the sample is called_________________.

(a) Parameter

(b) Statistic

(c) Mean

(d) Proportion

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(b) Statistic

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

(a) Sampling Error

(b) Non-Sampling Error

(c) Standard Error

(d) Bias

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(c) Standard Error

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

(a) Permutation

(b) Combination

(c) Set

(d) Mutually exclusive

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(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

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(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

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(d) 202

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

(a) 0 to ∞

(a) -∞ to +∞

(c) 1

(d) 05

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(c) 1

20. In census_______________is collected.

(a) Official Data

(a) Primary Data

(c) Fictitious Data

(d) Secondary Data

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(b) Primary Data