Data Statistics And Representation

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Data Quizzes & Trivia

Do you know, mean, median, mode and range? Do you know when it is best to use the various types of data displays. Take the quiz!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When you find the average of a data set, you are finding the ________.
  • 2. 
    When you order a data set and find the middle number, you are finding the ______________.
    • A. 

      Mean

    • B. 

      Median

    • C. 

      Mode

    • D. 

      Range

  • 3. 
    What is the mode of this data set: 42, 53, 37, 49, 39, 42, 30
    • A. 

      There is no mode

    • B. 

      37

    • C. 

      49

    • D. 

      42

  • 4. 
    The image is an example of a misleading graph.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    State the range of the data set: 34, 29, 30, 29, 48, 25, 30, 40
  • 6. 
    The piece of data that occurs most often is called the ______________________
    • A. 

      Mean

    • B. 

      Median

    • C. 

      Mode

    • D. 

      Range

  • 7. 
    Which day were the most books sold?
    • A. 

      Monday

    • B. 

      Tuesday

    • C. 

      Wednesday

    • D. 

      Thursday

    • E. 

      Friday

    • F. 

      Saturday

  • 8. 
    Which sport is participated in the most?
  • 9. 
    Which data display would be represented by the frequency table?
    • A. 

      Bar graph

    • B. 

      Histograph

    • C. 

      Dot plot

    • D. 

      Pie chart

  • 10. 
    Name the outlier in this data set: 38, 29, 49, 38, 20, 2, 39. 33, 37
  • 11. 
    You take a survey of your class to find their favorite pet.  The best way to represent your data would be as a histogram.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    You survey your class to determine how many minutes they studied for an upcoming science test.  The best way to represent this data would be as a bar graph.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    You survey half of the middle school to determine what each student's favorite genre of movie is.  The best way to display this data would be by which of the following graphs?
    • A. 

      Bar graph

    • B. 

      Histogram

    • C. 

      Pie chart

    • D. 

      Line plot

  • 14. 
    You perform a science experiment to determine plant growth of different watering with different ph's of water over the period of 2 weeks.  Which is the best graph to represent this data?  
    • A. 

      Bar graph

    • B. 

      Line graph

    • C. 

      Histogram

    • D. 

      Line plot