Statistics & Research MethodsMeasures of Central Tendency (CBSENET (UGC) Psychology (PaperII & PaperIII)): Questions 1  6 of 10
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Question number: 1
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Which of the following is the formula of ‘Mean’.
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Choice (4)  Response  

a.  X/N and Sum of all scores (X) /number of scores 

b.  Sum of all scores (X) /number of scores 

c.  X/N 

d.  Question does not provide sufficient data or is vague 

Question number: 2
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The mode is
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Choice (4)  Response  

a.  a reliable indicator of the variability within a distribution. 

b.  the most frequently occurring score in a distribution. 

c.  the arithmetic average of all of the scores in a distribution. 

d.  None of the above 

Question number: 3
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Which does not belong to central tendency?
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Choice (4)  Response  

a.  Mode. 

b.  Mean. 

c.  Measure. 

d.  Median. 

Question number: 4
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________ is calculated by adding all the scores for each group and then dividing by the total number of scores.
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Choice (4)  Response  

a.  Median 

b.  Mean 

c.  Mode 

d.  All of the above 

Question number: 5
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A bellshaped curve having known mathematical properties and characterized by a large number of scores in the middle, tapering towards very few extremely high and low scores at either end, is called ________.
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Choice (4)  Response  

a.  Normal curve 

b.  Curve 

c.  Abnormal curve 

d.  Question does not provide sufficient data or is vague 

Question number: 6
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Assertion (Ꭺ)
Median is used as a measure of scale value in method of equal appearing intervals.
Reason (Ꭱ)
In normal distribution mean, median and mode are identical.
Choices
Choice (4)  Response  

a.  Ꭺ is true but Ꭱ is false 

b.  Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are false 

c.  Ꭺ is false but Ꭱ is true 

d.  Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are true but Ꭱ is NOT the correct explanation of Ꭺ 
