# Official Statistics-Index Numbers (ISS (Statistical Services) Statistics Paper II (New 2016 MCQ Pattern)): Questions 1 - 6 of 8

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## Question number: 1

» Official Statistics » Index Numbers » Types, Need, Data Collection Mechanism, Periodicity

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### Question

The formula is used to calculate:

### Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

The Laspeyres price index

b.

The Paasche price index

c.

The Paasche quantity index

d.

The Laspeyres quantity index

## Question number: 2

» Official Statistics » Index Numbers » Types, Need, Data Collection Mechanism, Periodicity

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### Question

Which index number is considered ideal for index number constructions?

### Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Dorbey’s and Bowley’s method

b.

Lasperey’s method

c.

Paasche’s method

d.

Fisher’s method

## Question number: 3

» Official Statistics » Index Numbers » Types, Need, Data Collection Mechanism, Periodicity

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### Question

The ratio of a new price to the base year price is called the:

### Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Price relative

b.

Price decrease

c.

Price increase

d.

Price absolute

## Question number: 4

» Official Statistics » Index Numbers » Types, Need, Data Collection Mechanism, Periodicity

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### Question

The Laspeyres price index:

### Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Regards the current year quantities as fixed

b.

Regards the base year prices as fixed

c.

Regards the base year quantities as fixed

d.

None of the above

## Question number: 5

» Official Statistics » Index Numbers » Types, Need, Data Collection Mechanism, Periodicity

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### Question

A simple aggregate price index:

### Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Ignores relative quantities

b.

Compares absolute prices to absolute quantities

c.

Considers relative quantities

d.

Compares relative quantities to relative prices

## Question number: 6

» Official Statistics » Index Numbers » Types, Need, Data Collection Mechanism, Periodicity

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### Question

Which of the following is not the characteristic of Index Numbers?

### Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Are specialized averages

b.

Measure the gross change in a group of related variables

c.

Measures the net change in a group of related variables

d.

Measure the effect of changes over period of time

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