World Stats Day Quiz

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World Stats Day Quiz

Are you a 'Super Statto', or do stats leave you quaking in your boots? Take this quiz and you may find that you know more about statistics than you thought. You might find that you have a lot of questions to ask, or you might just be keen to give it a go. Any of these are good, as long as your thinking about the numbers all around us!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What type of correlation is this?
    • A. 

      Positive

    • B. 

      Negative

    • C. 

      No Correlation

  • 2. 
    Which of these lines would most likely represent the mean age of these people?
    • A. 

      Green

    • B. 

      Black

    • C. 

      Red

  • 3. 
    Which of these is bigger?
    • A. 

      70%

    • B. 

      13/20

    • C. 

      0.080

  • 4. 
    Which of the answers is the definition of the mode?
    • A. 

      The sum of a set of numbers divided by the most common number

    • B. 

      The most frequently occurring number in a given set of numbers

    • C. 

      The middle number in a set of numbers

  • 5. 
    What type of distribution is this?
    • A. 

      Poisson

    • B. 

      Normal

    • C. 

      Volante

  • 6. 
    This is John Snow (Not that one, and not the other one either). He's famous for using statistical methods to aid his work. But what is he most famous for?
    • A. 

      Identifying that milkmaids were immune to Smallpox

    • B. 

      Identifying the source of a Cholera outbreak in Victorian London

    • C. 

      Planning traffic flow in London's streets

  • 7. 
    1,1,2,4,5,7,7,8,12,13,14,15,15,15,17,19,What is the median of this set of numbers?
    • A. 

      8

    • B. 

      10

    • C. 

      12

  • 8. 
    If we were to count the number of people with blue, green, or brown eyes in any sample of people. What kind of variable would we be using?
    • A. 

      Categorical

    • B. 

      Continuous

    • C. 

      Ratio

  • 9. 
    If a jar has 1 red marble, 2 yellow marbles, 5 green marbles, and 8 orange marbles, what is the percentage chance of picking out an orange marble?
    • A. 

      45%

    • B. 

      50%

    • C. 

      70%

  • 10. 
    According to the GSS regulations, what is the highest 'badge' for a statistics publication in the UK?
    • A. 

      Official

    • B. 

      National

    • C. 

      Representative

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