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

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

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Inferential

b.

Descriptive

c. Question does not provide sufficient data or is vague
d. None of the above

Question number: 2

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

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Statistically

b.

Graphically

c.

Hypothetically

d. Question does not provide sufficient data or is vague

Question number: 3

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

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Equal distribution

b.

Variability

c.

Central tendency

d.

Frequency distribution

Question number: 4

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

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Descriptive statistics

b.

Inferential statistics

c. All of the above
d. None of the above

Question number: 5

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

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Graphical

b.

Frequency histogram

c.

Frequency polygon

d. All of the above

Question number: 6

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

shows class interval of score frequency

showing different class interval and its frequency

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
a.

a frequency distribution.

b.

a grouped frequency distribution.

c.

a class interval distribution.

d.

a nominal scale distribution.

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