Box & Whisker Quiz

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Box & Whisker Quiz

Five Number Summary. 10 Number Summary and Box & Whisker Plot analysis.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    15 Students were surveyed to find out how my bikes they have in their household. The following results were compiled. 2, 1, 4, 5, 2, 1, 3, 6, 4, 2, 2, 1, 5, 3, 2  What is the median for this data set?
  • 2. 
    15 Students were surveyed to find out how my bikes they have in their household. The following results were compiled. 2, 1, 4, 5, 2, 1, 3, 6, 4, 2, 2, 1, 5, 3, 2 What is the range for this data set?
  • 3. 
    15 Students were surveyed to find out how my bikes they have in their household. The following results were compiled. 2, 1, 4, 5, 2, 1, 3, 6, 4, 2, 2, 1, 5, 3, 2 What is the upper fence for calculating outliers for this data set?
  • 4. 
    15 Students were surveyed to find out how my bikes they have in their household. The following results were compiled. 2, 1, 4, 5, 2, 1, 3, 6, 4, 2, 2, 1, 5, 3, 2 What is the lower fence for calculating outliers for this data set?
  • 5. 
    15 Students were surveyed to find out how my bikes they have in their household. The following results were compiled. 2, 1, 4, 5, 2, 1, 3, 6, 4, 2, 2, 1, 5, 3, 2 Considering this data, how many bikes would a family need to have to be considered an outlier?
  • 6. 
    15 Students were surveyed to find out how my bikes they have in their household. The following results were compiled. 2, 1, 4, 5, 2, 1, 3, 6, 4, 2, 2, 1, 5, 3, 2 The five number summary for this data set is :
  • 7. 
    16 members of a tae kwon do class are asked their ages. The following results are compiled. 17, 18, 16, 18, 14, 13, 15, 15, 16, 17, 14, 13, 12, 18, 8, 18   What is the range for this data set?
  • 8. 
    16 members of a tae kwon do class are asked their ages. The following results are compiled. 17, 18, 16, 18, 14, 13, 15, 15, 16, 17, 14, 13, 12, 18, 8, 18   What is the interquartile range of the class?  
    • A. 

      3 years

    • B. 

      4 years

    • C. 

      4.5 years

    • D. 

      5 years

    • E. 

      5.5 years

    • F. 

      I don't know

  • 9. 
    16 members of a tae kwon do class are asked their ages. The following results are compiled. 17, 18, 16, 18, 14, 13, 15, 15, 16, 17, 14, 13, 12, 18, 8, 18   What is the five number summary for this data set?
  • 10. 
    Members of a tae kwon do class are asked their ages. The results were compiled into a box and whisker plot     The shape of the distribution of this data set could be described as
    • A. 

      Approximately symmetrical

    • B. 

      Symmetrical

    • C. 

      Negatively skewed

    • D. 

      Positively skewed

    • E. 

      Medially central

    • F. 

      I don't know

  • 11. 
    Members of a tae kwon do class are asked their ages. The results were compiled into a box and whisker plot     What is the size of the distribution
    • A. 

      10 years

    • B. 

      4 years

    • C. 

      18 years

    • D. 

      The information is lost in a Box Plot

    • E. 

      23.5 years

    • F. 

      I don't know

  • 12. 
    Members of a tae kwon do class are asked their ages. The results were compiled into a box and whisker plot     The median of this data set is closest to :
    • A. 

      13 years

    • B. 

      14 years

    • C. 

      14.5 years

    • D. 

      15 years

    • E. 

      15.5 years

    • F. 

      I don't know

  • 13. 
    Members of a junior soccer club are asked their ages. The results were compiled into a box and whisker plot     The lower fence for calculating an outlier is closest to :
    • A. 

      6 years

    • B. 

      7 years

    • C. 

      7.5 years

    • D. 

      12 years

    • E. 

      13.5 years

    • F. 

      I don't know

  • 14. 
    Members of a junior soccer club are asked their ages. The results were compiled into a box and whisker plot     The interquartile range for this data set is :
  • 15. 
    Members of a junior soccer club are asked their ages. The results were compiled into a box and whisker plot     The range for this data set is :
  • 16. 
    A club of elderly swimmers were timed for one lap of a pool. The following box plot shows in seconds the time it took them.     The description that best describes the shape of this distribution is :
    • A. 

      Positively skewed with an outlier

    • B. 

      Negatively skewed with an outlier

    • C. 

      Neutrally skewed with an outlier

    • D. 

      Approximately symmetrical with an outlier

    • E. 

      Negatively skewed

    • F. 

      I don't know

  • 17. 
    A club of elderly swimmers were timed for one lap of a pool. The following box plot shows in seconds the time it took them.     The description that best describes the shape of this distribution is :
    • A. 

      Positively skewed with an outlier

    • B. 

      Negatively skewed with an outlier

    • C. 

      Neutrally skews with an outlier

    • D. 

      Approximately symmetrical with an outlier

    • E. 

      Negatively skewed

    • F. 

      I don't know

  • 18. 
    An online fan club for a TV show tracked the number of hours per month its members were connected to their site. The box plot below shows the results     The description that best describes the shape of this distribution is :
    • A. 

      Positively skewed with an outlier

    • B. 

      Negatively skewed with an outlier

    • C. 

      Neutrally skewed with an outlier

    • D. 

      Approximately symmetrical with an outlier

    • E. 

      Positively skewed

    • F. 

      I don't know

  • 19. 
    Members of a junior soccer club are asked their ages. The results were compiled into a box and whisker plot     The range for this data set is :
  • 20. 
    The resting heart rates of a group of runners is recorded in beats per minute (bpm) 72, 72, 75, 76, 83, 83, 84, 77, 77, 77, 65, 85, 92     The value of 'n' in this distribution was :
  • 21. 
    Two types of battery were tested in a remote control helicopter.     Which battery had to worst result?
  • 22. 
    Two types of battery were tested in a remote control helicopter.     On average, which battery had the longest life?
  • 23. 
    Two types of battery were tested in a remote control helicopter.   Which battery is the most consistent?  
  • 24. 
    Two types of battery were tested in a remote control helicopter. The results were plotted in parallel box plots. The scale is in minutes.   What was the worst time that any battery lasted?  
  • 25. 
    Two types of battery were tested in a remote control helicopter. The results were plotted in parallel box plots. The scale is in minutes.   What is the interquartile range of battery A?  
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