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**MCQ Questions Answers for Chapter 5 Measures of Central Tendency Class 11 Economics**

**Question. Which of the following central tendency can be located using cumulative frequency distribution?****(i) Median****(ii) Quartiles****(iii) Mode****Choose from the options below.**

(a) (i) and (ii)

(b) (ii) and (iii)

(c) (i) and (iii)

(d) (i), (ii) and (iii)

## Answer

A

**Question. Which of the following is/are measures of central tendency?**

(a) Mean

(b) Median

(c) Mode

(d) All of these

## Answer

D

**Question. Which of the following is/are objectives of averages?****(i) To facilitate comparison.(ii) To help in decision-making.(iii) To trace mathematical relation.(iv) To understand the features of the problem.Choose from the options below.**

(a) (i), (ii), (iii)

(b) (ii), (iii), (iv)

(c) (i), (iii), (iv)

(d) All of these

## Answer

D

**Question. The most used method of central tendency is median.****Choose from the options below.**

(a) True

(b) False

(c) Partially true

(d) Incomplete statement

## Answer

B

**Question. Which of the following is true about arithmetic mean?**

(a) Based on all the items of the series

(b) Used only in case of continuous variable

(c) Both (a) and (b)

(d) Neither (a) nor (b)

## Answer

A

**Question. Mean is a number which is always present in the series. Choose from the options below.**

(a) True

(b) False

(c) Partially true

(d) Incomplete statement

## Answer

B

**Question. Which of the following is/are not a positional average?**

(a) Mean

(b) Median

(c) Mode

(d) None of these

## Answer

A

**Question. Broadly, arithmetic mean is of ………types.**

(a) two

(b) three

(c) four

(d) five

## Answer

A

**Question. Sum of deviations taken from actual mean is always equal to**

(a) sum of frequency

(b) arithmetic mean

(c) zero

(d) maximum

## Answer

C

**Question. Choose the incorrect statement from given below.**

(a) A good average is the one which is least affected by sampling fluctuations

(b) An average should be rigidly defined

(c) An average is based on the extreme observations of the statistical distribution

(d) An average should be capable of further algebraic treatment

## Answer

C

**Question. Arithmetic mean of 5 numbers is 28. When one number is reduced, mean gets reduced by 2. Which number is excluded?**

(a) 26

(b) 30

(c) 34

(d) 36

## Answer

D

**Question. The average daily wage of a group of 100 workers was ` 250. Each worker is now given a raise of ` 50. What is the new average daily wage?**

(a) 200

(b) 250

(c) 300

(d) 350

## Answer

C

**Question. When arithmetic mean is calculated using assumed mean and the sum of deviation from assumed mean is zero, which of the below statement is correct in that situation?**

(a) Assumed mean is equal to actual mean

(b) Assumed mean is less than actual mean

(c) Assumed mean is more than actual mean

(d) It’s an exception

## Answer

A

**Question. Arithmetic mean of 5 observations Y,Y+2, Y+4, Y+6, Y+8 is 11. What is the value of Y?**

(a) 4

(b) 5

(c) 6

(d) 7

## Answer

D

**Question. Simple arithmetic mean can also be referred to as **

(a) weighted mean

(b) unweighted mean

(c) relative mean

(d) geometric mean

## Answer

B

**Question. If the mean of a given series is 10, this indicates that all items of the series are equal to 10. Choose from the options below.**

(a) True

(b) False

(c) Partially true

(d) Incomplete statement

## Answer

B

**Question.The sum of square of deviations from actual mean is **

(a) minimum

(b) maximum

(c) zero

(d) not defined

## Answer

A

**Question. Arithmetic mean of a group of 50 students in an exam is 48. If marks of every student are reduced by 3, the new average will be**

(a) 45

(b) 48

(c) 51

(d) Can’t be calculated

## Answer

A

**Question. Arithmetic mean can be calculated under which of the following series?**

(a) Cumulative series

(b) Open ended series

(c) Unequal frequency distribution

(d) All of the above

## Answer

D

**Question. Choose the correct option when equal weights are assigned to all the observations of the data.**

(a) Weighted mean > Arithmetic mean

(b) Weighted mean < Arithmetic mean

(c) Weighted mean = Arithmetic mean

(d) They are not related

## Answer

D

**Question. Arrangement of data in ascending or descending order is only required to calculate median. Choose from the options below.**

(a) True

(b) False

(c) Partially true

(d) Incomplete statement

## Answer

C

**Question. The mean value of a particular series of 15. If a constant number is added to all the items of the series, mean value will remain unaffected. Choose from the options below.**

(a) True

(b) False

(c) Partially true

(d) Incomplete statement

## Answer

B

**Question. The arithmetic mean of a distribution is 45. If the sum of frequencies were B 20, what will be the product of sum of frequencies with the variable?**

(a) 450

(b) 900

(c) 1050

(d) Can’t be determined

## Answer

B

**Question. Calculation of mean in which of the following series is not accurate?**

(a) Exclusive continuous series

(b) Inclusive continuous series

(c) Open-ended series

(d) Unequal class interval series

## Answer

C

**Question. Mean of a given series divides the series into two equal parts. Choose from the options below.**

(a) True

(b) False

(c) Partially true

(d) Incomplete statement

## Answer

B

**Question. Combined mean method can be used to combine arithmetic mean of ……… series.**

(a) 2

(b) 3

(c) 5

(d) N-number D

## Answer

B

**Question. The scores of students in a class scores are 97, 85, 92, 78 and 90. What will be the average score? **

(a) 85.4

(b) 88.4

(c) 90.5

(d) 92.4

## Answer

B

**Question. Mean marks obtained by 5 students in a class is 66.4, marks scored by 4 students are 70, 72, 55, 57. What will be the marks obtained by the 5th student?**

(a) 75

(b) 77

(c) 78

(d) 83

## Answer

C

**Question. A distribution of three components with total number of terms being 200, 250 and 300 with means 25, 10 and 15 respectively. The combined mean will be equal to**

(a) 200

(b) 240

(c) 300

(b) Can’t be determined

## Answer

B

**Question. Write the correct pair. **

Column I | Column II |

A. Market economy | (i) Basis of demand and supply |

B. Centrally planned economy | (ii) Both ‘central authority’ and ‘market forces’ play role |

C. Mixed economy | (iii) Maximising social welfare |

**Codes(a) A–(i) (b) B-(ii)(c) C-(iii) (d) None of these**

## Answer

A

**Question. Median of a series divides the distribution in ……… equal parts.**

(a) 2

(b) 3

(c) 4

(d) None of these

## Answer

A

**Question. Median is always a number present in the same series. Choose from options below.**

(a) True

(b) False

(c) Partially true

(d) Incomplete statement

## Answer

B

**Question. Which of the following is known as partition values?**

(a) Median

(b) Quartiles

(c) Mode

(d) None of these

## Answer

B

**Question. Quartile of a series is based on which of the following?**

(a) Middle 50%items of the series

(b) Upper 25%items of the series

(c) Lower 25%items of the series

(d) All the items of the series

## Answer

A

**Question. Identify the correct statement from the given below.**

(a) If all the items of a series increase by 5, standard deviation will also increase by 5.

(b) Arithmetic mean cannot be calculated for open ended series.

(c) Lower quartile represents highest value of lowest 25%items of the series.

(d) There can be more than one median in a statistical distribution.

## Answer

C

**Question. Choose the correct statement about median.**

(a) Highest value of lowest 25%of the items

(b) Lowest value of highest 25%of the items

(c) Highest value of lowest 50%of the items

(d) All of the above statements are false

## Answer

C

**Question. Median of a given series is ‘k’. If all the item values of series are increased by ‘k’, then what will be the new median? **

(a) 2k

(b) k2

(c) k +2

(d) Can’t be determined

## Answer

D

**Question. Which of the following is true about central tendency?**

(a) Mode = 2 Median −Mean

(b) Mode = 3 Median −Mean

(c) Mode = 3 Median − 2 Mean

(d) Mode = 2 Median − 3 Mean

## Answer

C

**Question. Which of the following central tendency can be located using histogram?****(i) Median****(ii) Quartiles****(iii) Mode****Choose from the options below.**

(a) Only (i)

(b) (ii) and (iii)

(c) Only (iii)

(d) (i), (ii) and (iii)

## Answer

C

**Question. The scores of students in a class scores are 97, 85, 92, 78 and 90. What will be the average score?**

(a) 85.4

(b) 88.4

(c) 90.5

(d) 92.4

## Answer

B

**Question. Mean marks obtained by 5 students in a class is 66.4, marks scored by 4 students are 70, 72, 55, 57. What will be the marks obtained by the 5th student?**

(a) 75

(b) 77

(c) 78

(d) 83

## Answer

C

**Question. Which of the following is/are objectives of averages?****(i) To facilitate comparison.****(ii) To help in decision-making.****(iii) To trace mathematical relation.****(iv) To understand the features of the problem.****Choose from the options below.**

(a) (i), (ii), (iii)

(b) (ii), (iii), (iv)

(c) (i), (iii), (iv)

(d) All of these

## Answer

D

**Question. Choose the correct statement from given below.**

(a) Quartiles are positional averages of central tendency

(b) Median can only be located graphically using ‘more than’ cumulative frequency distribution

(c) Mode of a distribution is the value at the point around which the items tend to be most heavily concentrated

(d) All of the above are correct

## Answer

C

**Question. Identify the correct statement from the given below.**

(a) If all the items of a series increase by 5, standard deviation will also increase by 5.

(b) Arithmetic mean cannot be calculated for open ended series.

(c) Lower quartile represents highest value of lowest 25%items of the series.

(d) There can be more than one median in a statistical distribution.

## Answer

C

**Question. A series need to be arranged in either ascending or descending order for calculating which of the following?**

(a) Median

(b) Quartiles

(c) Mode

(d) Both (a) and (b)

## Answer

D

**Question. Given the mean value of X variable as 50. What will be the mean value of Y variable in the given equation Y = 200 – 2X.**

(a) 0

(b) 50

(c) 100

(d) 200

## Answer

C

**Question. Which of the following is correct for an asymmetrical distribution (negatively skewed)?**

(a) Mean > Median > Mode

(b) Median > Mode > Mean

(c) Mean = Median = Mode

(d) Mode > Median > Mean

## Answer

D

**Question. Division of one column in ten equal parts is called ……… .**

(a) Decile

(b) Quartile

(c) Percentile

(d) None of these

## Answer

A

**Question. The highest value of the lowest 25 percent items of the series is upper quartile. Choose from the options below.**

(a) True

(b) False

(c) Partially true

(d) Incomplete statement

## Answer

B

**Question. Choose the incorrect statement.**

(a) Mode cannot be calculated in open-ended distributions

(b) Median is affected by change in extreme values

(c) Median is not affected by fluctuations in sampling

(d) All of the above is incorrect

## Answer

D

**Question. Which of the following is/are measures of central tendency?**

(a) Mean

(b) Median

(c) Mode

(d) All of these

## Answer

D

**Question. Arithmetic mean is free from change of origin. Choose from the options below.**

(a) True

(b) False

(c) Partially true

(d) Incomplete statement

## Answer

A

**Question. A frequency distribution with more than 2 modal values, is known as**

(a) Bi-modal frequency distribution

(b) Tri-modal frequency distribution

(c) Multi-modal frequency distribution

(d) None of the above

## Answer

C

**Question. Which of the following values of quartiles is equal to median?**

(a) Q1

(b) Q2

(c) Q3

(d) None of these

## Answer

B

**Question. The average daily wage of a group of 100 workers was ` 250. Each worker is now given a raise of ` 50. What is the new average daily wage?**

(a) 200

(b) 250

(c) 300

(d) 350

## Answer

C

**Question. Which of the following measures of central tendency is suitable for qualitative measurement?**

(a) Median

(b) Mode

(c) Both (a) and (b)

(d) Neither (a) nor (b)

## Answer

A

**Question. The mean of a given items 5, 6, 7, X, 11 and 13 is 44. Value of X will be**

(a) 200

(b) 222

(c) 224

(d) 254

## Answer

B

**Question. Which of the following is true about arithmetic mean?**

(a) Based on all the items of the series

(b) Used only in case of continuous variable

(c) Both (a) and (b)

(d) Neither (a) nor (b)

## Answer

A

**Question. Mode can be calculated only if the series is ……… .**

(a) inclusive

(b) exclusive

(c) Both (a) and (b)

(d) Neither (a) nor (b)

## Answer

B

**Question. Mode value calculated using the empirical formula differs from the actual value of series. Choose from the options below.**

(a) True

(b) False

(c) Partially true

(d) Incomplete statement

## Answer

A

**Question. The mode of the series 3, 4, 8, 7, 7, 8, 9 will be**

(a) 8

(b) 7

(c) Both (a) and (b)

(d) 9

## Answer

C

**Question. What will be the median of the following series?****2, 5, 3, 4, 8, 10, 12**

(a) 4

(b) 5

(c) 8

(d) 10

## Answer

B

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