Statistics Quizzes & Trivia

It wouldn’t be wrong to claim that today the world is governed by statistics. Companies base their decision on the results of statistical information, every person that uses a social network is a constant generator of information processed by statistical indicators, smartphones monitor our every move with the goal of obtaining statistical results.

We belong in a world of statistics, therefore we must know its rules: “What does a p-value mean? What about a confidence interval?”, “How is a sample size calculated?”, “How are t-test, ANOVA, and chi-squared test results interpreted?”, and “What tool can be employed to determine if the data has been misinterpreted?”. In the statistical sense, you have already taken these quizzes, but we wouldn't want you to think that you don’t have a choice.

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Statistics is what makes us able to collect, organize, display, interpret, analyze, and present data. This quick quiz features eleven basic questions of the topic. Check your basic knowledge in simple statistics concepts....

Questions: 11  |  Attempts: 17173   |  Last updated: Jan 7, 2021
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       You are conducting a survey of the people of the United Kingdom to find out how popular the racket sports are. You randomly choose people to call and make 1,000 phone calls to people scattered across the country. In this study, what is the statistics term for THE PEOPLE IN THE U.K., and what is the statistics term for THE PEOPLE YOU CALLED?

Identify each question as either a statistical question or a non-statistical question.  Keep in mind that a statistical question will likely yield various responses rather than just one or two.

Questions: 6  |  Attempts: 15631   |  Last updated: Jan 4, 2021
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    What kind of a question is this: You ask all 6th graders in your school, "What is your favorite color?"

Here are some Trivia Questions on Sampling Design. When it comes to sampling, a person needs to have the correct sample with the same characteristics as the entire population for the results to be the same. Take up the quiz and...

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 4579   |  Last updated: Jan 4, 2021
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    What is the main difference between probability and non-probability sampling?

In a given sample there are some things that are the same in most of the variables within it. The number of instances in which a variable takes each of its possible values can be described by the frequency distribution. Take the...

Questions: 11  |  Attempts: 2022   |  Last updated: Oct 16, 2020
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    Why is it sometimes easier to use a frequency table to interpret data than to examine the distribution of raw scores?

Do you imagine you would do well in learning the introduction to statistics? Would you like to see what you may already know? Statistics is all about procuring meaning from information. You will be presented with the rules of...

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 11249   |  Last updated: Jan 13, 2021
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    The science of statistics includes which of the following:

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