Statistics & Research MethodsBasic Descriptive Statistics (NTANET (Based on NTAUGC) Psychology (PaperII)): 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:
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. 
