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# Measures of Central Tendency MCQ Class 11 Economics

Please refer to Chapter 5 Measures of Central Tendency MCQ Class 11 Economics with answers below. These multiple-choice questions have been prepared based on the latest NCERT book for Class 11 Economics. Students should refer to MCQ Questions for Class 11 Economics with Answers to score more marks in Grade 11 Economics exams. Students should read the chapter Measures of Central Tendency and then attempt the following objective questions.

## MCQ Questions Class 11 Economics Chapter 5 Measures of Central Tendency

The Measures of Central Tendency MCQ Class 11 Economics provided below covers all important topics given in this chapter. These MCQs will help you to properly prepare for exams.

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)

C

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

C

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

C

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)

A

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)

D

Question. Calculation of arithmetic mean for an inclusive frequency distribution is the same as in case of exclusive frequency distribution. The given statement is
(a) True
(b) False
(c) Partially true
(d) Incomplete statement

A

Question. Arithmetic mean is free from change of origin. Choose from the options below.
(a) True
(b) False
(c) Partially true
(d) Incomplete statement

A

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

D

Question. Which of the following are correct for a symmetrical distribution?
(a) Mean > Median > Mode
(b) Median > Mode > Mean
(c) Mean = Median = Mode
(d) Mode > Median > Mean

C

Question. A frequency distribution can have
(a) two means
(b) two medians
(c) two modes
(d) None of these

C

Question. Which of the following is correct for an asymmetrical distribution (positively skewed)?
(a) Mean > Median > Mode
(b) Median > Mode > Mean
(c) Mean = Median = Mode
(d) Mode > Median > Mean

A

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

D

Question. Which of the following values of quartiles is equal to median?
(a) Q1
(b) Q2
(c) Q3
(d) None of these

B

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

C

Question. Mode can be calculated only if the series is ……… .
(a) inclusive
(b) exclusive
(c) Both (a) and (b)
(d) Neither (a) nor (b)

B

Question. The three most commonly used averages are __________.
(a) Arithmetic Mean, Median and Mode
(b) Arithmetic Mean, Geometric Mean and Harmonic Mean
(c) Median, Lower quartile and Upper quartile
(d) All of these

A

Question. ________ is the most commonly used measure of central tendency.
(a) Arithmetic Mean
(b) Median
(c) Quartile
(d) Mode

A

Question. The following data shows marks of a student in a class in four subjects except economics: 40, 50, 55, 58 How many marks did the student score in economics such that the average marks is 56.2?
(a) 78
(b) 56.2
(c) 50.75
(d) 100

A

Question. The sum of deviations of items about arithmetic mean is always equal to________.
(a) one
(b) zero
(c) Infinity
(d) None of these

B

Question. Average rainfall of a city from Monday to Saturday is 0.3 inch. Due to heavy rainfall on Sunday the average rainfall for the week increased to 0.5 inch. What was the rainfall on Sunday?
(a) 0.2 inch.
(b) 1.7 inch.
(c) 0.3 inch.
(d) 0.5 inch.

B

Question. The average weight of a group 25 boys was calculated to be 52 kg. It was later discovered that the weight of a boy was wrongly read as 45 kg instead of 54 kg. What is the correct average weight?
(a) 52.36 kg
(b) 48.2 kg
(c) 49.84 kg
(d) 51.64 kg

A

Question. The average marks in statistics of 10 students of a class were 81. A new student took admission who scored 92 marks whereas two existing students left the college who scored 56 and 36 marks. What is the new average marks?
(a) 81 marks
(b) 90 marks
(c) 82.8 marks
(d) 79.7 marks

B

Question. For a skewed distribution, median = 30 and mode = 35. What is the value of the mean?
(a) 35
(b) 30
(c) 32.5
(d) 27.5

D

Question. For a symmetrical distribution, median = 30 and mode = 30. What is the value of the mean?
(a) 0
(b) 30
(c) 60
(d) None of these

B

Question. ___________ is affected by extreme values. Any large value, on either end, can push it up or down.
(a) Arithmetic Mean
(b) Weighted Mean
(c) Median
(d) Mode

A

Question. If the number of observations in the data is more and/or figures are large, it is difficult to compute arithmetic mean by___________.
(a) direct method
(b) assumed mean method
(c) step deviation method
(d) All of these

A

Question. The ________ is the “middle”element when the data set is arranged in order of the magnitude.
(a) Mean
(b) Median
(c) Quartile
(d) Mode

B

Question. For calculating _______ no adjustment is required if frequency is of unequal size or magnitude.
(a) Mean
(b) Median
(c) Mode
(d) All of these

B

Question. The value around which maximum concentration of items occurs is called the ______ of the series.
(a) mean
(b) weighted mean
(c) median
(d) mode

D

Question. In case of asymmetrical/skewed distribution, the relative magnitude of the three are:
(a) Me = Mi = Mo
(b) Me < Mi < Mo
(c) Me > Mi > Mo
(d) Both (b) and (c)

D

Question. Consider the following distribution:

The frequency of the class 30-40 is:
(a) 3
(b) 4
(c) 48
(d) 51

A

Question. __________ is generally used to describe the qualitative data.
(a) Arithmetic mean
(b) Geometric mean
(c) Median
(d) Mode

D

Question. ___________ can be easily computed graphically.
(a) Arithmetic mean
(b) Median
(c) Mode
(d) Both (b) and (c)

D

Question. In case of open-ended distribution, __________ can also be easily computed.
(a) Arithmetic mean
(b) Median
(c) Mode
(d) Both (b) and (c)

D

Question. Measures of central tendency for a given set of observations measures
(a) The scatterness of the observations
(b) The central location of the observations
(c) Both (a) and (b)
(d) None of these

B

Question. While computing the Arithmetic Mean from a grouped frequency distribution, we assume that:
(a) The classes are of equal length
(b) The classes have equal frequency
(c) All the values of a class are equal to the mid-value of that class
(d) None of these.

C

Question. Consider the following frequency distribution of the heights of 60 students of a class:

The sum of the lower limit of the modal class and upper limit of the median class is:
(a) 310
(b) 315
(c) 320
(d) 330

B

Question. For open-end classification, which of the following is the best measure of central tendency?
(a) Arithmetic Mean
(b) Geometric Mean
(c) Median
(d) Mode

C

Question. The presence of extreme observations does not affect ________.
(a) Arithmetic Mean
(b) Median
(c) Mode
(d) All of these

B

Question. In case of an even number of observations which of the following is median?
(a) Any of the two middle-most value
(b) The simple average of these two middle values
(c) The weighted average of these two middle values
(d) None of these

B

Question. The most commonly used measure of central tendency is _______.
(a) Arithmetic Mean
(b) Median
(c) Mode
(d) All of these

B

Question. Which one of the following is not uniquely defined?
(a) Arithmetic Mean
(b) Median
(c) Mode
(d) All of these

C

Question. Weighted averages are considered when:
(a) The data are not classified
(b) The data are put in the form of grouped frequency distribution
(c) All the observations are not of equal importance
(d) Both (a) and (c).

C

Question. Which of he following measures of central tendency is based on only fifty percent of the central values?
(a) Arithmetic Mean
(b) Median
(c) Mode
(d) Both (a) and (b)

B

Question. What is the median for the following observations? 5, 8, 6, 9, 11, 4
(a) 6
(b) 7
(c) 8
(d) None of these

B

Question. What is the modal value for the numbers 5, 8, 6, 4, 10, 15, 18, 10?
(a) 18
(b) 10
(c) 14
(d) None of these

B

Question. If there are two groups containing 30 and 20 observations and having 50 and 60 as arithmetic means, then the combined arithmetic mean is:
(a) 55
(b) 56
(c) 54
(d) 52

C

Fill in the blank.

Question. In case of continuous series you have to locate the median class where ______ item lies.

(N/2 )th

uestion. The weight of coffee in 70 packets are shown in the following table. The modal weight is __.

201.7 kg

Question. In a discrete series, mode can be determined by looking to that value of the variable which has the _________ frequency.

highest

Question. There are several statistical measures of central tendency or ____________.

averages

Question. Arithmetic mean is defined as the sum of the values of all observations divided by the _____________.

number of observations

Question. Any value, whether existing in the data or not, can be taken as assumed mean. However, in order to simplify the calculation, _____________ in the data can be selected as assumed mean.

centrally located value

Question. Under Step Deviation Method of calculating arithmetic mean, the deviations are divided by the _______ which simplifies the calculation.

common factor ‘c’

Question. The process of calculating arithmetic mean in case of continuous series is same as that of a discrete series. The only difference is that the __________ of various class intervals are taken.

mid-points/mid values

Question. In order to calculate median it is important to know the _____ of the median, which is calculated by
the formula ______.

position, (N + 1/2)th item

Question. In case of discrete series the position of median, i.e. ( )th N 1 item 2 + can be located through ______. Here, N = ______.

cumulative frequency, ∑f

Question. In case of a _______ distribution, the values of Mean, Median and Mode are equal.

symmetrical

True/False.

Question. Median is unaffected if the size of the largest value increases.

True

Question. The mode is not necessarily unique, unlike arithmetic mean and median.

True

Question. Arithmetic mean cannot be calculated when open-end classes are there.

True

Question. Arithmetic mean fulfils the condition:X × N = SX.

True

Question. “The mean of the two samples can be combined.” – is the mathematical property of mean.

D

Question. Arithmetic mean is a rigidly defined value.

True

Question. “Choices of assumed mean does not affect the actual mean.”

True

Question. Median is unaffected by extreme values.