# Statistics & Research Methods-Basic Descriptive Statistics (CBSE-NET (UGC) Psychology (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 1 - 6 of 8

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## Question number: 1

» Statistics & Research Methods » Basic Descriptive Statistics

### Question

________ statistics, summarizes or “boils down” numbers so they become more meaningful and easier to communicate to others.

### Choices

Choice (4) | Response | |
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a. | Inferential | |

b. | Descriptive | |

c. | Question does not provide sufficient data or is vague | |

d. | None of the above |

## Question number: 2

» Statistics & Research Methods » Basic Descriptive Statistics

### Question

Frequency distributions are often shown ________ to make them more “visual. ”

### Choices

Choice (4) | Response | |
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a. | Statistically | |

b. | Graphically | |

c. | Hypothetically | |

d. | Question does not provide sufficient data or is vague |

## Question number: 3

» Statistics & Research Methods » Basic Descriptive Statistics

### Question

By using a ________, large amounts of information can be neatly organized and summarized.

### Choices

Choice (4) | Response | |
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a. | Equal distribution | |

b. | Variability | |

c. | Central tendency | |

d. | Frequency distribution |

## Question number: 4

» Statistics & Research Methods » Basic Descriptive Statistics

### Question

Graphical statistics, measures of central tendency, and measures of variability, are ________.

### Choices

Choice (4) | Response | |
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a. | Descriptive statistics | |

b. | Inferential statistics | |

c. | All of the above | |

d. | None of the above |

## Question number: 5

» Statistics & Research Methods » Basic Descriptive Statistics

### Question

An alternate way of graphing scores is the more familiar ________.

### Choices

Choice (4) | Response | |
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a. | Graphical | |

b. | Frequency histogram | |

c. | Frequency polygon | |

d. | All of the above |

## Question number: 6

» Statistics & Research Methods » Basic Descriptive Statistics

### Question

Look at the following data for scores of 10 students on a test:

Class interval | Score frequency |

80 - 100 | 4 |

60 - 80 | 4 |

40 - 80 | 2 |

These data are presented in the form of

### Choices

Choice (4) | Response | |
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a. | a frequency distribution. | |

b. | a grouped frequency distribution. | |

c. | a class interval distribution. | |

d. | a nominal scale distribution. |