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Question 1

Appeared in Year: 2015

Question MCQ▾

Under which of the following given conditions, median may be better measure of central tendency than mean? (June)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

When distribution of data is skewed

b.

When extreme values are present in the data

c.

When data are open ended

d.

All a., b. and c. are correct

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Question 2

Appeared in Year: 2015

Question MCQ▾

What will happen to fertility when the base of population pyramid is shrinking? (December)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Decline

b.

No change

c.

Increase

d.

None of the above

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Question 3

Appeared in Year: 2015

Question MCQ▾

If the rate of growth per annum () then approximate how many years a population would takes to double in size? (June)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

93 years

b.

70 years

c.

56 years

d.

50 years

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Question 4

Appeared in Year: 2015

Question MCQ▾

Choose one of the following given below relations between “Quartile Deviation” (Q. D) , Mean Deviation (M. D) , and Standard Deviation (S. D) : (December)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

b.

c.

d.

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Question 5

Appeared in Year: 2015

Question MCQ▾

In Demographic and Health surveys, which of the following error is more important? (December)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Non- sampling error

b.

Nothing can be said about their comparative importance

c.

Sampling error

d.

sampling and Non-sampling

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