Mean, Median And Mode

16 Questions | Total Attempts: 44

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Mean, Median And Mode - Quiz

Assesses and reinforces the student's understanding and ability to find the mean, median and mode of discrete data.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The mean of a population is also known as the
    • A. 

      Moderator

    • B. 

      Average

    • C. 

      Base

  • 2. 
    The mean can be calculated by
    • A. 

      Listing all terms in numeric order and finding the midpoint

    • B. 

      Finding the most common term

    • C. 

      Dividing the sum of all terms by the population size

    • D. 

      Using a calculator

  • 3. 
    The mode is the most common term.  A population can have
    • A. 

      No mode

    • B. 

      One mode

    • C. 

      More than one mode

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    To find the median value of a population, the terms must first be ordered numerically.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    To find the median of a population with an even number of terms, you must
    • A. 

      Find the mean of the two central terms

    • B. 

      Choose one of the two central terms

    • C. 

      Use the difference between the two central terms

    • D. 

      Say that there is no median

  • 6. 
    A population's mean can also be calculated by multiplying each value by its decimal proportion of the population, and taking the sum of these products
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    What is the mean of the population 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 5, 5, 6, 34 (rounded to 1 decimal place)
  • 8. 
    What is the mode of the population 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 5, 5, 6, 34
  • 9. 
    What is the median of the population 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 5, 5, 6, 34
  • 10. 
    How many terms are greater than the mean of the population 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 5, 5, 6, 34
  • 11. 
    An outlier is a term that has a value that is significantly different from the majority of the population.  Which measure is influenced by outliers?
    • A. 

      Mean

    • B. 

      Median

    • C. 

      Mode

  • 12. 
    This is the same population as in the earlier questions, but with the highest value changed What is the mean of the population 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 5, 5, 6, 12 (rounded to 1 decimal place)
  • 13. 
    This is the same population as in the earlier questions, but with the highest value changed What is the median of the population 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 5, 5, 6, 12  
  • 14. 
    This is the same population as in the earlier questions, but with the highest value changed What is the mode of the population 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 5, 5, 6, 12  
  • 15. 
    This is the same population as in the earlier questions, but with the highest value changed  1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 5, 5, 6, 12 What measures were affected by changing the outlier value?
    • A. 

      Mean

    • B. 

      Median

    • C. 

      Mode

  • 16. 
    Which measures will always be a true value from the population?
    • A. 

      Mean

    • B. 

      Median

    • C. 

      Mode