*Statistics Objective Questions :*

Choose the correct answer.

1) **Statistics** can be considered as

- a) An Art
- b) Science
- c) Both art as well as science. Ans: ( c)

2) Statistics can:

- a) Prove anything.
- B) Disprove any thing.
- C) Neither prove or disprove any this but is a tool. Ans : ( C)

3) Which of the following statement is not true.

- a) Statistics deals with quantitative data
- b) Statistics deals with qualitative data
- c) Statistics does not cover graphical devises. Ans : ( C )

4) In the development of Statistical methods the greatest contribution is that of

- a) Economists
- b) Mathematicians
- C) Scientists Ans: ( b)

5) Secondary data:

- a) Should never be used.
- b) should be used after careful scrutiny
- c) no scrutiny is required while using it. Ans (b)

6) Primary data as compared to secondary data are

- a) less reliable
- b) more reliable
- c) Equally reliable. Ans (b)

7) Data collected from Hindu Newspaper is an example of

- a) primary data
- b) Secondary data Ans (b)

8). Secondary data should be used when :

- a) It is easily available
- b) It is less costly to use.
- C) The data meets the purpose and the need of the study. Ans: C

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**State True or False. **

Sl No | Say true or false. | Answer. |

1 | A single figure is not a statistics. | True. |

2 | Statistics has hardly any limitation | False |

3 | Statistics are affected by number of factors | True. |

4 | The word statistics has only one meaning which implies numerical data. | False. |

5 | Statistics can not be misused | False |

6 | All facts numerically expressed are statistics. | False |

7 | Descriptive statistics deals with how and why of a phenomenon. | False |

8 | The conclusions obtained statically are universally true. | False |

9 | Statistics is a science of counting. It is the most comprehensive definition. | False |

10 | Some times statistics are used for suppressing unfavorable results. | True. |

11 | It is necessary that Statistics must be numerically expressed. | True. |

12 | Figures cannot be manipulated in statistics. | False. |

13 | Statistical Methods help in simplifying unwieldy mass of data. | True. |

14 | Using statistical data estimate for the future can be obtained. | True. |

15 | Statistical information is expressed in descriptive form. | False. |

16 | Statistics are formed by facts expressed in numerical figures. | True. |

17 | Statistics does not study individuals. | True. |

18 | Statistical methods are dangerous tools in the hands of inexpert. | True. |

19 | Statistics helps in getting an accurate answer for any economic problem. | False. |

20 | Pre testing of questionnaire is necessary | True. |

21 | There is no difference between a schedule and questionnaire. | True |

22 | Secondary data should not be accepted at it’s face value. | True |

23 | Smaller the size of sample the lesser are the errors. | False |

24 | Direct investigation method should be used when the scope of investigation is very large. | False |

25 | Questionnaire should be accompanied with a covering letter | True. |

26 | Secondary data do not need much scrutiny and should be accepted at their face value. | False |

27 | Most statistical investigation depends on primary data. | True |

28 | Indirect oral investigation brings in bias of the investigator. | True. |

29 | Judgement sampling is a type of probability sampling method. | False |

30 | A sample is less expensive than census. | True |

31 | Sampling errors are present both in a census as well as sample survey. | False |

Sl No | Say true or false. | Answer. |

1 | Non sampling errors can occur in any survey whether it is a complete enumeration or sampling. | True |

2 | The law of statistical regularity stipulates selection of units for the sample strictly on random selection basis. . | False |

3 | Stratified sampling is an example of unrestricted random sampling. | – |

**Fill in the blanks**

Sl No | Questions | Answers. |

1 | Statistics deals with only ——– data. | Quantitative data. |

2 | The word statistics is derived from the Latin word ————– | Status |

3 | Data are classified into ———- and ———— | Primary and Secondary |

4 | Data originally collected for an investigation are known as ———- | Primary Data. |

5 | Process of assembling primary data is called. —– | Collection. |

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