Statistics For As Geography (edexcel A) Practice Exam

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  • 1. 
    Two sets of geographers record the numbers of vehicles passing a key urban locality in 60 seconds at 9.00am and 4.00pm over the course of a week. The results obtained are: (i) 9.00pm (M=21, T=14, W=33, Th=19, F=5, S=1, Su=1) (ii) 4.00pm (M=38, T=19, W=41, Th=47, F=2, S=0, Su=3). What is the mean number of vehicles on Monday?
    • A. 

      30.5

    • B. 

      33.5

    • C. 

      59

    • D. 

      29.5

    • E. 

      27.5


  • 2. 
    Two sets of geographers record the numbers of vehicles passing a key urban locality in 60 seconds at 9.00am and 4.00pm over the course of a week. The results obtained are: (i) 9.00pm (M=21, T=14, W=33, Th=19, F=5, S=1, Su=1) (ii) 4.00pm (M=38, T=19, W=41, Th=47, F=2, S=0, Su=3). What is the mean number of vehicles on Saturday?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      0

    • D. 

      1.5

    • E. 

      0.5


  • 3. 
    Two sets of geographers record the numbers of vehicles passing a key urban locality in 60 seconds at 9.00am and 4.00pm over the course of a week. The results obtained are: (i) 9.00pm (M=21, T=14, W=33, Th=19, F=5, S=1, Su=1) (ii) 4.00pm (M=38, T=19, W=41, Th=47, F=2, S=0, Su=3). What is the mean number of vehicles on Wednesday?
    • A. 

      37

    • B. 

      74

    • C. 

      34

    • D. 

      36

    • E. 

      41


  • 4. 
    Two sets of geographers record the numbers of vehicles passing a key urban locality in 60 seconds at 9.00am and 4.00pm over the course of a week. The results obtained are: (i) 9.00pm (M=21, T=14, W=33, Th=19, F=5, S=1, Su=1) (ii) 4.00pm (M=38, T=19, W=41, Th=47, F=2, S=0, Su=3). What is the mean number of vehicles at 9.00am?
    • A. 

      94

    • B. 

      47

    • C. 

      13.43

    • D. 

      12.58

    • E. 

      16.74


  • 5. 
    Two sets of geographers record the numbers of vehicles passing a key urban locality in 60 seconds at 9.00am and 4.00pm over the course of a week. The results obtained are: (i) 9.00pm (M=21, T=14, W=33, Th=19, F=5, S=1, Su=1) (ii) 4.00pm (M=38, T=19, W=41, Th=47, F=2, S=0, Su=3). What is the mean number of vehicles at 4.00pm?
    • A. 

      150

    • B. 

      21.42

    • C. 

      26.79

    • D. 

      75

    • E. 

      22


  • 6. 
    Two sets of geographers record the numbers of vehicles passing a key urban locality in 60 seconds at 9.00am and 4.00pm over the course of a week. The results obtained are: (i) 9.00pm (M=21, T=14, W=33, Th=19, F=5, S=1, Su=1) (ii) 4.00pm (M=38, T=19, W=41, Th=47, F=2, S=0, Su=3). What is the mean number of vehicles counted? (give your answer to two decimal places)
    • A. 

      17.43


  • 7. 
    Two sets of geographers record the numbers of vehicles passing a key urban locality in 60 seconds at 9.00am and 4.00pm over the course of a week. The results obtained are: (i) 9.00pm (M=21, T=14, W=33, Th=19, F=5, S=1, Su=1) (ii) 4.00pm (M=38, T=19, W=41, Th=47, F=2, S=0, Su=3). What is the median number of vehicles at 9.00am?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      13

    • C. 

      14

    • D. 

      33

    • E. 

      19


  • 8. 
    Two sets of geographers record the numbers of vehicles passing a key urban locality in 60 seconds at 9.00am and 4.00pm over the course of a week. The results obtained are: (i) 9.00pm (M=21, T=14, W=33, Th=19, F=5, S=1, Su=1) (ii) 4.00pm (M=38, T=19, W=41, Th=47, F=2, S=0, Su=3). What is the median number of vehicles at 4.00pm?
    • A. 

      19

    • B. 

      14

    • C. 

      21

    • D. 

      0

    • E. 

      47


  • 9. 
    Two sets of geographers record the numbers of vehicles passing a key urban locality in 60 seconds at 9.00am and 4.00pm over the course of a week. The results obtained are: (i) 9.00pm (M=21, T=14, W=33, Th=19, F=5, S=1, Su=1) (ii) 4.00pm (M=38, T=19, W=41, Th=47, F=2, S=0, Su=3). What is the median number of vehicles observed?
    • A. 

      16.5


  • 10. 
    Two sets of geographers record the numbers of vehicles passing a key urban locality in 60 seconds at 9.00am and 4.00pm over the course of a week. The results obtained are: (i) 9.00pm (M=21, T=14, W=33, Th=19, F=5, S=1, Su=1) (ii) 4.00pm (M=38, T=19, W=41, Th=47, F=2, S=0, Su=3). What is the mode number of vehicles at 9.00am?
    • A. 

      There is no modal number

    • B. 

      33

    • C. 

      21

    • D. 

      14

    • E. 

      1


  • 11. 
    Two sets of geographers record the numbers of vehicles passing a key urban locality in 60 seconds at 9.00am and 4.00pm over the course of a week. The results obtained are: (i) 9.00pm (M=21, T=14, W=33, Th=19, F=5, S=1, Su=1) (ii) 4.00pm (M=38, T=19, W=41, Th=47, F=2, S=0, Su=3). What is the mode number of vehicles at 4.00pm?
    • A. 

      19

    • B. 

      1

    • C. 

      There is no modal number

    • D. 

      0,2,3,19,38,41 & 47


  • 12. 
    Two sets of geographers record the numbers of vehicles passing a key urban locality in 60 seconds at 9.00am and 4.00pm over the course of a week. The results obtained are: (i) 9.00pm (M=21, T=14, W=33, Th=19, F=5, S=1, Su=1) (ii) 4.00pm (M=38, T=19, W=41, Th=47, F=2, S=0, Su=3). What is the mode number of vehicles observed?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      19

    • C. 

      1 & 19

    • D. 

      There is no modal number


  • 13. 
    Two sets of geographers record the numbers of vehicles passing a key urban locality in 60 seconds at 9.00am and 4.00pm over the course of a week. The results obtained are: (i) 9.00pm (M=21, T=14, W=33, Th=19, F=5, S=1, Su=1) (ii) 4.00pm (M=38, T=19, W=41, Th=47, F=2, S=0, Su=3). What is the standard deviation from the mean at 9.00am? (Give your answer to two decimal places)
    • A. 

      4.09


  • 14. 
    Two sets of geographers record the numbers of vehicles passing a key urban locality in 60 seconds at 9.00am and 4.00pm over the course of a week. The results obtained are: (i) 9.00pm (M=21, T=14, W=33, Th=19, F=5, S=1, Su=1) (ii) 4.00pm (M=38, T=19, W=41, Th=47, F=2, S=0, Su=3). What is the standard error from the mean at 9.00am? (Give your answer to two decimal places)
    • A. 

      1.58


  • 15. 
    Two sets of geographers record the numbers of vehicles passing a key urban locality in 60 seconds at 9.00am and 4.00pm over the course of a week. The results obtained are: (i) 9.00pm (M=21, T=14, W=33, Th=19, F=5, S=1, Su=1) (ii) 4.00pm (M=38, T=19, W=41, Th=47, F=2, S=0, Su=3). What is the standard deviation from the mean at 4.00pm? (Give your answer to two decimal places)
    • A. 

      7.13


  • 16. 
    Two sets of geographers record the numbers of vehicles passing a key urban locality in 60 seconds at 9.00am and 4.00pm over the course of a week. The results obtained are: (i) 9.00pm (M=21, T=14, W=33, Th=19, F=5, S=1, Su=1) (ii) 4.00pm (M=38, T=19, W=41, Th=47, F=2, S=0, Su=3). What is the standard error at 4.00pm? (Give your answer to two decimal places)
    • A. 

      2.69


  • 17. 
    Two sets of geographers record the numbers of vehicles passing a key urban locality in 60 seconds at 9.00am and 4.00pm over the course of a week. The results obtained are: (i) 9.00pm (M=21, T=14, W=33, Th=19, F=5, S=1, Su=1) (ii) 4.00pm (M=38, T=19, W=41, Th=47, F=2, S=0, Su=3). Complete a Spearman's rank calculation to test the relationship between the traffic count at 9.00am and 4.00pm. You should complete a table in rough to help you. What is the result obtained? (Give your answer to two decimal places).
    • A. 

      0.21


  • 18. 
    What sort of relationship does your answer obtained in question 18 represent?
    • A. 

      A strong negative relationship

    • B. 

      A weak negative relationship

    • C. 

      No relationship

    • D. 

      A weak positive relationship

    • E. 

      A strong positive relationship


  • 19. 
    In a final study, the geographers counted the number of car parks in eleven towns and cities. The results obtained were: 12, 4, 8, 9, 7, 17, 19, 20, 24, 31, 17. Calculate the value of the upper quartile.
    • A. 

      20


  • 20. 
    In a final study, the geographers counted the number of car parks in eleven towns and cities. The results obtained were: 12, 4, 8, 9, 7, 17, 19, 20, 24, 31, 17. Calculate the value of the lower quartile.
    • A. 

      8


  • 21. 
    In a final study, the geographers counted the number of car parks in eleven towns and cities. The results obtained were: 12, 4, 8, 9, 7, 17, 19, 20, 24, 31, 17. Calculate the inter quartile range.
    • A. 

      12


  • 22. 
    In a final study, the geographers counted the number of car parks in eleven towns and cities. The results obtained were: 12, 4, 8, 9, 7, 17, 19, 20, 24, 31, 17. Calculate the inter quartile deviation.
    • A. 

      6


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