# Statistics For As Geography (Edexcel A) Practice Exam

22 Questions | Total Attempts: 179  Settings  This is an exam to test your understanding of the statistics element of your paper 3 examination. Make sure that you complete all of the working using the worked examples you have been given to help you. Repeat the test until you get 100%. Good luck!

• 1.
Two sets of geographers record the numbers of vehicles passing a key urban locality in 60 seconds at 9.00am and 4.00pm over the course of a week. The results obtained are: (i) 9.00pm (M=21, T=14, W=33, Th=19, F=5, S=1, Su=1) (ii) 4.00pm (M=38, T=19, W=41, Th=47, F=2, S=0, Su=3). What is the mean number of vehicles on Monday?
• A.

30.5

• B.

33.5

• C.

59

• D.

29.5

• E.

27.5

• 2.
Two sets of geographers record the numbers of vehicles passing a key urban locality in 60 seconds at 9.00am and 4.00pm over the course of a week. The results obtained are: (i) 9.00pm (M=21, T=14, W=33, Th=19, F=5, S=1, Su=1) (ii) 4.00pm (M=38, T=19, W=41, Th=47, F=2, S=0, Su=3). What is the mean number of vehicles on Saturday?
• A.

1

• B.

2

• C.

0

• D.

1.5

• E.

0.5

• 3.
Two sets of geographers record the numbers of vehicles passing a key urban locality in 60 seconds at 9.00am and 4.00pm over the course of a week. The results obtained are: (i) 9.00pm (M=21, T=14, W=33, Th=19, F=5, S=1, Su=1) (ii) 4.00pm (M=38, T=19, W=41, Th=47, F=2, S=0, Su=3). What is the mean number of vehicles on Wednesday?
• A.

37

• B.

74

• C.

34

• D.

36

• E.

41

• 4.
Two sets of geographers record the numbers of vehicles passing a key urban locality in 60 seconds at 9.00am and 4.00pm over the course of a week. The results obtained are: (i) 9.00pm (M=21, T=14, W=33, Th=19, F=5, S=1, Su=1) (ii) 4.00pm (M=38, T=19, W=41, Th=47, F=2, S=0, Su=3). What is the mean number of vehicles at 9.00am?
• A.

94

• B.

47

• C.

13.43

• D.

12.58

• E.

16.74

• 5.
Two sets of geographers record the numbers of vehicles passing a key urban locality in 60 seconds at 9.00am and 4.00pm over the course of a week. The results obtained are: (i) 9.00pm (M=21, T=14, W=33, Th=19, F=5, S=1, Su=1) (ii) 4.00pm (M=38, T=19, W=41, Th=47, F=2, S=0, Su=3). What is the mean number of vehicles at 4.00pm?
• A.

150

• B.

21.42

• C.

26.79

• D.

75

• E.

22

• 6.
Two sets of geographers record the numbers of vehicles passing a key urban locality in 60 seconds at 9.00am and 4.00pm over the course of a week. The results obtained are: (i) 9.00pm (M=21, T=14, W=33, Th=19, F=5, S=1, Su=1) (ii) 4.00pm (M=38, T=19, W=41, Th=47, F=2, S=0, Su=3). What is the mean number of vehicles counted? (give your answer to two decimal places)
• A.

17.43

• 7.
Two sets of geographers record the numbers of vehicles passing a key urban locality in 60 seconds at 9.00am and 4.00pm over the course of a week. The results obtained are: (i) 9.00pm (M=21, T=14, W=33, Th=19, F=5, S=1, Su=1) (ii) 4.00pm (M=38, T=19, W=41, Th=47, F=2, S=0, Su=3). What is the median number of vehicles at 9.00am?
• A.

1

• B.

13

• C.

14

• D.

33

• E.

19

• 8.
Two sets of geographers record the numbers of vehicles passing a key urban locality in 60 seconds at 9.00am and 4.00pm over the course of a week. The results obtained are: (i) 9.00pm (M=21, T=14, W=33, Th=19, F=5, S=1, Su=1) (ii) 4.00pm (M=38, T=19, W=41, Th=47, F=2, S=0, Su=3). What is the median number of vehicles at 4.00pm?
• A.

19

• B.

14

• C.

21

• D.

0

• E.

47

• 9.
Two sets of geographers record the numbers of vehicles passing a key urban locality in 60 seconds at 9.00am and 4.00pm over the course of a week. The results obtained are: (i) 9.00pm (M=21, T=14, W=33, Th=19, F=5, S=1, Su=1) (ii) 4.00pm (M=38, T=19, W=41, Th=47, F=2, S=0, Su=3). What is the median number of vehicles observed?
• A.

16.5

• 10.
Two sets of geographers record the numbers of vehicles passing a key urban locality in 60 seconds at 9.00am and 4.00pm over the course of a week. The results obtained are: (i) 9.00pm (M=21, T=14, W=33, Th=19, F=5, S=1, Su=1) (ii) 4.00pm (M=38, T=19, W=41, Th=47, F=2, S=0, Su=3). What is the mode number of vehicles at 9.00am?
• A.

There is no modal number

• B.

33

• C.

21

• D.

14

• E.

1

• 11.
Two sets of geographers record the numbers of vehicles passing a key urban locality in 60 seconds at 9.00am and 4.00pm over the course of a week. The results obtained are: (i) 9.00pm (M=21, T=14, W=33, Th=19, F=5, S=1, Su=1) (ii) 4.00pm (M=38, T=19, W=41, Th=47, F=2, S=0, Su=3). What is the mode number of vehicles at 4.00pm?
• A.

19

• B.

1

• C.

There is no modal number

• D.

0,2,3,19,38,41 & 47

• 12.
Two sets of geographers record the numbers of vehicles passing a key urban locality in 60 seconds at 9.00am and 4.00pm over the course of a week. The results obtained are: (i) 9.00pm (M=21, T=14, W=33, Th=19, F=5, S=1, Su=1) (ii) 4.00pm (M=38, T=19, W=41, Th=47, F=2, S=0, Su=3). What is the mode number of vehicles observed?
• A.

1

• B.

19

• C.

1 & 19

• D.

There is no modal number

• 13.
Two sets of geographers record the numbers of vehicles passing a key urban locality in 60 seconds at 9.00am and 4.00pm over the course of a week. The results obtained are: (i) 9.00pm (M=21, T=14, W=33, Th=19, F=5, S=1, Su=1) (ii) 4.00pm (M=38, T=19, W=41, Th=47, F=2, S=0, Su=3). What is the standard deviation from the mean at 9.00am? (Give your answer to two decimal places)
• A.

4.09

• 14.
Two sets of geographers record the numbers of vehicles passing a key urban locality in 60 seconds at 9.00am and 4.00pm over the course of a week. The results obtained are: (i) 9.00pm (M=21, T=14, W=33, Th=19, F=5, S=1, Su=1) (ii) 4.00pm (M=38, T=19, W=41, Th=47, F=2, S=0, Su=3). What is the standard error from the mean at 9.00am? (Give your answer to two decimal places)
• A.

1.58

• 15.
Two sets of geographers record the numbers of vehicles passing a key urban locality in 60 seconds at 9.00am and 4.00pm over the course of a week. The results obtained are: (i) 9.00pm (M=21, T=14, W=33, Th=19, F=5, S=1, Su=1) (ii) 4.00pm (M=38, T=19, W=41, Th=47, F=2, S=0, Su=3). What is the standard deviation from the mean at 4.00pm? (Give your answer to two decimal places)
• A.

7.13

• 16.
Two sets of geographers record the numbers of vehicles passing a key urban locality in 60 seconds at 9.00am and 4.00pm over the course of a week. The results obtained are: (i) 9.00pm (M=21, T=14, W=33, Th=19, F=5, S=1, Su=1) (ii) 4.00pm (M=38, T=19, W=41, Th=47, F=2, S=0, Su=3). What is the standard error at 4.00pm? (Give your answer to two decimal places)
• A.

2.69

• 17.
Two sets of geographers record the numbers of vehicles passing a key urban locality in 60 seconds at 9.00am and 4.00pm over the course of a week. The results obtained are: (i) 9.00pm (M=21, T=14, W=33, Th=19, F=5, S=1, Su=1) (ii) 4.00pm (M=38, T=19, W=41, Th=47, F=2, S=0, Su=3). Complete a Spearman's rank calculation to test the relationship between the traffic count at 9.00am and 4.00pm. You should complete a table in rough to help you. What is the result obtained? (Give your answer to two decimal places).
• A.

0.21

• 18.
What sort of relationship does your answer obtained in question 18 represent?
• A.

A strong negative relationship

• B.

A weak negative relationship

• C.

No relationship

• D.

A weak positive relationship

• E.

A strong positive relationship

• 19.
In a final study, the geographers counted the number of car parks in eleven towns and cities. The results obtained were: 12, 4, 8, 9, 7, 17, 19, 20, 24, 31, 17. Calculate the value of the upper quartile.
• A.

20

• 20.
In a final study, the geographers counted the number of car parks in eleven towns and cities. The results obtained were: 12, 4, 8, 9, 7, 17, 19, 20, 24, 31, 17. Calculate the value of the lower quartile.
• A.

8

• 21.
In a final study, the geographers counted the number of car parks in eleven towns and cities. The results obtained were: 12, 4, 8, 9, 7, 17, 19, 20, 24, 31, 17. Calculate the inter quartile range.
• A.

12

• 22.
In a final study, the geographers counted the number of car parks in eleven towns and cities. The results obtained were: 12, 4, 8, 9, 7, 17, 19, 20, 24, 31, 17. Calculate the inter quartile deviation.
• A.

6

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