What Do You Know About Data And Statistics?

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What Do You Know About Data And Statistics? - Quiz

Collections of Data and making a statistical analysis of data has been a lot of challenges for ages. We all need data for many things. What do you know about data? Why not take this quiz and get enlightened?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Using the word "data" to mean "transmittable and storable computer information" was first done  in what year?
    • A. 

      1977

    • B. 

      1936

    • C. 

      1946

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    In what year was the word "data processing" first used?
    • A. 

      1946

    • B. 

      1948

    • C. 

      1954

    • D. 

      1964

  • 3. 
    Which of the following measurement scale is said to be measurements that do not have meaningful rank order among values, and permit any one-to-one transformation?
    • A. 

      Nominal

    • B. 

      Ordinal

    • C. 

      Interval

    • D. 

      Ratio

  • 4. 
    Which of the following measurement scale is said to have imprecise differences between consecutive values, but have a meaningful order to those values, and permit any order-preserving transformation?
    • A. 

      Nominal

    • B. 

      Ordinal

    • C. 

      Interval

    • D. 

      Ratio

  • 5. 
    Which of the following measurement scale is said to have meaningful distances between measurements defined, but the zero value is arbitrary (as in the case with longitude and temperature measurements in Celsius or Fahrenheit), and permit any linear transformation?
    • A. 

      Nominal

    • B. 

      Ordinal

    • C. 

      Interval

    • D. 

      Ratio

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is defined as the amount by which an observation differs from its expected value?
    • A. 

      Statistical error

    • B. 

      Mean squared error

    • C. 

      Significant

    • D. 

      Regression

  • 7. 
    Another word for average - The sum of the data divided by the number of items in the data set.
    • A. 

      Range

    • B. 

      Mean

    • C. 

      Median

    • D. 

      Mode

  • 8. 
    Groups of numbers - This information goes on the x-axis of a histogram.
    • A. 

      Title

    • B. 

      Interval

    • C. 

      Frequency

    • D. 

      Label

  • 9. 
    The middle number in a set of data that has been ordered least to greatest
    • A. 

      Range

    • B. 

      Mean

    • C. 

      Median

    • D. 

      Mode

  • 10. 
    Data that are grouped closely together.
    • A. 

      Outlier

    • B. 

      Cluster

    • C. 

      Gap

    • D. 

      Range

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