# 140+ Basic Numerical Skills Solved MCQs

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101.

## Bar diagrams are

A. One dimensional
B. Two
C. Three
D. None of these
102.

A. Dots
B. Lines
C. Cirlces
D. Pictures
103.

## The point of intersection of the less than and the greater than ogives corresponds to :

A. Mean
B. Mode
C. Median
D. Geometric Mean
104.

## The number of observations corresponding to a particular class is known as ……..

A. Class Limit
B. Class boundary
C. Class interval
D. Frequency
105.

## Cumulative frequency only refers to the

A. Less than type
B. More than type
C. Both
D. None
106.

## In a rail accident the appropriate method of data collection is

A. Personal enquiry
B. Indirect oral investigation
C. Direct Interview
D. All these
107.

## Diagrams are tools of

A. Collection of data
B. Analysis of data
C. Summarisation of data
D. Presentation of Data
108.

## Histogram is a

A. Graph
B. Diagram
C. Collection of bars
D. Pictogram
109.

## Divided bar chart is considered for

A. Comparing different components of a variable
B. The relation of different components to the total
C. a) or b)
D. a) & b)
110.

## Which method of data collection covers the widest area?

A. Direct personal investigation
B. Mailed questionnaire method
C. Direct interview method
D. All these
111.

## In chronological classification data are classified on the basis of

A. Attributes
B. Class intervals
C. Time
D. area
112.

## In pic diagram, divisions are shown by means of

A. Circle
B. Sector
C. Circle or sector
D. None
113.

A. Biased
B. Tactful
C. Optimistic
D. All these
114.

## For drawing histogram the data should be

A. Discrete series
B. Continuous distribution
C. Individual series
D. Any one of these
115.

A. Set
B. Average
C. Interest
D. Matrices
116.

A. Mode
B. Median
C. Mean
D. Skewness
117.

A. Dispersion
B. Harmonic mean
C. Kurtosis
D. Quartiles
118.

## Which is not a measure of variation

A. Range
B. Quaratile Deviation
C. Standard deviation
D. Mode
119.

## The second quartile is equal to

A. Mean
B. Median
C. Mode
D. Standard deviation
120.

A. 8.5
B. 5.5
C. 7
D. 9
121.

## The difference between the maximum and the minimum observation of the given data is called ……………

A. Range
B. Mean Deviation
C. Quartile Deviation
D. Standard Deviation
122.

## The points of intersection of the less than and more than ogive corresponds to

A. Mean
B. Median
C. Geometric Mean
D. Harmonic mean
123.

## A time series is a set of data recorded

A. Periodically
B. At time intervals
C. At successive points of time
D. All the above
124.

A. Symmetry
B. Asymmetry
C. Flatness
D. Peakedness
125.

A. Mesokurtic
B. Lepto Kurtic
C. Platy Kurtic
D. Symmetric
126.

## Index numbers are

A. Special type of averages
B. Measure of the economic barometers
C. Measure of relative changes
D. All of these
127.

A. Kelley’s
B. Paasche’s
C. Laspeyer’s
D. Fisher’s
128.

## Consumer price Index number is constructed for

A. A well defined section of people
B. All people
C. Factory workers only
D. All the above
Answer» A. A well defined section of people
129.

A. −2
B.
C.
D. − +
130.

A. 2
B. 1
C. 3
D. 0
131.

A. Skewness
B. Kurtosis
C. Correlation
D. Dispersion
132.

## Moving average method of fitting trend in a time series data removes the effect of

A. Long term movements
B. Short term movements
C. Cyclic Variations
D. Irregular variations
133.

## A time series is unable to adjust the influences like

A. Customs and policy changes
B. Seasonal changes
C. Long term influences
D. None of these
Answer» A. Customs and policy changes
134.

## The best average for constructing an Index number is

A. Arithmetic mean
B. Harmonic mean
C. Geometric mean
D. Weighted mean
135.

A. Paasche’s
B. Laspeyer’s
C. Fishers
D. None of these
136.

## When mean is less than median and median is less than mode the distribution is called ……………

A. Symmetric
B. Negatively skewed
C. Positively skewed
D. None
137.

A. SD / Mediam
B. SD / Mean
C. SD/ Mode
D. AM / SD
138.

A. First
B. Second
C. Third
D. None
139.

A. 4
B. 6
C. 3
D. 0
140.

A. Mean
B. Median
C. Mode
D. Harmonic Mean
141.

A. 40
B. 30
C. 20
D. 60
142.

A. 200
B. 50
C. 1
D. 100
143.

A. Mean
B. Quartiles
C. Percentiles
D. None of these