Test Your Knowledge About Biostatistics

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Test Your Knowledge About Biostatistics

We all need some numerical system in order to measure and organize our economic activities or again technical things that have to do our profession. Biostatistics is the application of statistics to a wide range of topics in biology. So, how much do you know about it? Take our quiz and find out now!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is biometrics?
    • A. 

      It serves to measure data that are digital.

    • B. 

      It's the technical term for body calculation.

    • C. 

      It's the technical term for body measurements and calculation.

    • D. 

      It serves to measure crops over time.

  • 2. 
    What is statistics?
    • A. 

      It's a branch of mathematics dealing with fractions.

    • B. 

      It's a branch of math dealing with percentage.

    • C. 

      It's a branch of mathematics dealing with the collection, analysis, interpretation, presentation, and organization of data.

    • D. 

      It's a branch of mathematics dealing with ratios.

  • 3. 
    Who was Gregor Johann Mendel?
    • A. 

      He is a German scientist known as the founder of modern science and genetics.

    • B. 

      He is a French scientist known as the founder of modern science and genetics.

    • C. 

      He is a German writer known as the founder of modern science.

    • D. 

      He is an Austrian scientist known as the founder of genetics.

  • 4. 
    What are life sciences?
    • A. 

      They comprise the branches of biology that involve the scientific study of plants.

    • B. 

      They comprise the branches of mathematics that involve the scientific study of organisms.

    • C. 

      They comprise the branches of science that involve the scientific study of organisms.

    • D. 

      They comprise the branches of science that involve the study of organisms.

  • 5. 
    What's the design of experiments?
    • A. 

      It's the design of any task that aims at describing the variation of information under conditions that are verifiable.

    • B. 

      It's the design of any task that aims at describing /explaining the variation of information under conditions that are hypothesized but don't necessarily reflect the variation.

    • C. 

      It's the design of a unique task that aims at explaining the variation of information under conditions that are hypothesized to reflect the variation.

    • D. 

      It's the design of any task that aims at describing /explaining the variation of information under conditions that are hypothesized to reflect the variation.

  • 6. 
    What's a population in sampling?
    • A. 

      It's a group with homogeneous characteristics.

    • B. 

      It's all the organisms of the same group/species, which live in a particular geographic area.

    • C. 

      It's all the organisms of the same group/species, which live in a particular geographic area.

    • D. 

      It's a group with heterogeneous characteristics.

  • 7. 
    What is sampling?
    • A. 

      It's the selection of 2 individuals from within a statistical population to estimate characteristics of the whole population.

    • B. 

      It's the selection of a subset of individuals from within a statistical population to estimate characteristics of the whole population.

    • C. 

      It's the selection of a subset of 1 individual from within a statistical population to estimate characteristics of the whole population.

    • D. 

      It's the selection of of 10 individuals from within a statistical population to estimate characteristics of the whole population.

  • 8. 
    What's a case-control study?
    • A. 

      It's a type of observational study in which 2 existing groups differing in outcome are identified and compared on the basis of some supposed causal attribute.

    • B. 

      It's a type of observational study in which 5 existing groups differing in outcome are identified and compared on the basis of some supposed causal attribute.

    • C. 

      It's a type of observational study in which 10 existing groups with the same outcomes are identified.

    • D. 

      It's a type of observational study in which 10 existing groups differing in outcome are identified.

  • 9. 
    What's a central tendency?
    • A. 

      It's a central/typical value for a probability distribution.

    • B. 

      It's a central/typical value for a statistical distribution.

    • C. 

      It's a central value for a sampling distribution.

    • D. 

      It's a typical value for a research distribution.

  • 10. 
    What's a dispersion?
    • A. 

      It's the extent to which a population is squeezed.

    • B. 

      It's the extent to which a sample is stretched.

    • C. 

      It's the extent to which a distribution is stretched/ squeezed.

    • D. 

      It's the extent to which a data is stretched/ squeezed.

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