Please refer to MCQ Questions Chapter 5 Measures of Central Tendency Class 11 Economics with answers provided below. These multiple-choice questions have been developed based on the latest NCERT book for class 11 Economics issued for the current academic year. We have provided MCQ Questions for Class 11 Economics for all chapters on our website. Students should learn the objective based questions for Chapter 5 Measures of Central Tendency in Class 11 Economics provided below to get more marks in exams.

**Chapter 5 Measures of Central Tendency MCQ Questions**

Please refer to the following Chapter 5 Measures of Central Tendency **MCQ Questions Class 11 Economics** with solutions for all important topics in the chapter.

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

**Question. The sample mean is a:**

(a) Parameter

(b) Statistic

(c) Variable

(d) Constant

## Answer

B

**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. Refer to the data given in question no.55, what will be the value of Q3?**

(a) 10

(b) 10.50

(c) 0.75

(d) 11

## 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

**Question. What will be the median of the following series?**

2, 3, 4, 8, 7, 12, 10, 11

(a) 7

(b) 7.5

(c) 8

(d) 8.5

## Answer

B

**Question.** **Refer to the data given in question no. A 55, what will be the value of Q1?**

(a) 0.25

(b) 4.25

(c) 5.75

(d) 8.25

## Answer

A

**Question. In order to calculate mean of ‘n’ natural numbers, the number of items will be equal to**

(a) 100

(b) 1000

(c) n

(d) Infinity

## Answer

C

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

(a) True

(b) False

(c) Partially true

(d) Incomplete statement

## Answer

B

**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. Write the correct pair. **

Column I | Column II |

A. Positional | (i) Mean |

B. Affected by extreme values | (ii) Median |

C. Located by grouping | (iii) Mode |

(a) A-(i)

(b) B-(ii)

(c) C-(iii)

(d) None of these

## Answer

C

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

(a) For a symmetrical distribution, mean, median and mode are equal to each other.

(b) Mid-value series need to be converted in normal frequency distribution in order to calculate median.

(c) Inclusive series need to be converted into exclusive series in order to calculate arithmeticmean.

(d) Mode calculated from the empirical relation is different from value calculated by statistical calculation.

## Answer

C

**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 C

## Answer

C

**Question. In an asymmetrical distribution, if mean is 20 and median is 25, what will be the value of mode?**

(a) 22

(b) 25

(c) 30

(d) 35

## Answer

D

**Question. By observation method, mode value will lie in which class interval from the given below? 63**

(a) 10-20

(b) 20-30

(c) 30-40

(d) None of the above

## Answer

C

**Question. Quartile group is decided in continuous series by using the following formula**

(a) (N/4)th term

(b) 3 (N/4)th term

(c) [(N+1)/ 4]th term

(d) Both (a) and (b)

## Answer

D

**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. 5 is the mode of the numbers 2, 4, 3, 5, 5, 3, 2. Choose from the options below.**

(a) True

(b) False

(c) Partially true

(d) Incomplete statement

## Answer

B

**Question. Which of these is correct formula?**

(a) Z = 3M +2X

(b) X M Z = 3 − 2

(c) 2X = 3M + Z

(d)MX Z = 2 −3

## Answer

B

**Question. Quartiles can be located graphically using**

(a) less than ogive only

(b) more than ogive only

(c) Both less than ogive and more than ogive together

(d) Either less than ogive or more than ogive

## 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. Write the correct pair. **

Column I | Column II |

A. Positional | (i) Mean |

B. Affected by extreme values | (ii) Median |

C. Located by grouping | (iii) Mode |

**Codes**

(a) A-(i)

(b) B-(ii)

(c) C-(iii)

(d) None of these

## Answer

A

**Question. What is the median of the given data?**

(a) ₹ 3,000

(b) ₹ 4,200

(c) ₹ 5,000

(d) Can’t be determined

## Answer

C

**Question. The number of observations smaller than ________ is the same as the number of observations larger than it.**

(a) Median

(b) Mode

(c) Mean

(d) None of the above

## Answer

A

**Question. Percentiles divide a series into ______.**

(a) Ten equal parts

(b) Twenty equal parts

(c) Fifty equal parts

(d) Hundred equal parts

## Answer

D

**Question. Mode refers to the value within a series that occurs ________ number of times.**(a) Minimum

(b) Maximum

(c) Zero

(d) Infinite

## Answer

B

**Question. What is the frequency of the median weight?**

(a) 7

(b) 8

(c) 12

(d) 14

## Answer

C

**Question. What is the modal weight?**

(a) 9.9 kg

(b) 10.5 kg

(c) 10.2 kg

(d) 10.1 kg

## Answer

D

**Question. The range of a sample gives an indication of the**

(a) way in which the values cluster about a particular point

(b) number of observations bearing the same value

(c) maximum variation in the sample

(d) degree to which the mean value differs from its expected value.

## Answer

C

**Question. The observation which occurs most frequently in a sample is the**

(a) median

(b) mean deviation

(c) standard deviation

(d) mode

## Answer

D

**Question. The mean of ten numbers is 58. If one of the numbers is 40, what is the mean of the other nine?**

(a) 18

(b) 60

(c) 162

(d) 540

## Answer

B

**Question. Following are the disadvantages of Mean except**

(a) Does not possess the desired algebraic property

(b) Cannot be computed if there are missing values due to omission or non-response.

(c) Easily affected by extreme values

(d) In grouped data with open-ended class intervals, the mean cannot be computed

## Answer

A

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

(a) Decile

(b) Quartile

(c) Percentile

(d) None.

## Answer

A

**Question. Where is correlation multiple placed:**

(a) Between 0 and + 1

(b) Between – 1 and 0

(c) Between – 1 and + 1

(d) None of these

## Answer

C

**Question. What is the median of the sample 5, 5, 11, 9, 8, 5, 8 ?**

(a) 5

(b) 6

(c) 8

(d) 9

## Answer

C

**Question. Which measure of central tendency takes into account the magnitude of scores?**

(a) Median

(b) Range

(c) Mode

(d) Mean

## Answer

D

**Question. There are two methods of finding mode in discrete series**

(a) Mid point method and table method

(b) Descending method and grouping method

(c) Inspection method and grouping method

(d) Ascending method and grouping method

## Answer

C

**Question. What is the median of the following set of scores? 19, 5, 12, 10, 14?**

(a) 10

(b) 14

(c) 19

(d) 12

## Answer

D

**Question. Mean should be:**

(a) Simple

(b) Based upon all items

(c) Rigidly defined

(d) Ail the above

## Answer

A

**Question. Which of the following is not a disadvantage of using mean?**

(a) It is affected by extreme values

(b) It cannot be computed in grouped data with open-ended class intervals

(c) It does not possess the desired algebraic property

(d) None of the above

## Answer

C

**Question. What will be the new median if each employee gets a boost of 500?**

(a) ₹ 5,000

(b) ₹ 5,500

(c) ₹ 6,000

(d) Can’t be determined

## Answer

B

**Question. Which of the following formula should be used to calculate median in series 2?**

(a) (n+1)/2 th term

(b) (N+1)/2 th term

(c) 3(N+1)/4 th term

(d) None of these

## Answer

D

**Question. What will be the mode value in series 1?**

(a) 6

(b) 8

(c) 10

(d) None of the above

## Answer

A

**Question. The modal score was**

(a) 3

(b) 6

(c) 8

(d) 11

## Answer

A

**Question. How many packets were weighed?**

(a) 9

(b) 65

(c) 14

(d) 92

## Answer

B

**Question. The mean of 11 numbers is 7. One of the numbers, 13, is deleted. What is the mean of the remaining 10 numbers?**

(a) 6.4

(b) 7.7

(c) 6.0

(d) 5.8

## Answer

A

Case Based MCQ Questions Class 11 Economics Chapter 5 Measures of Central Tendency to Economics and Statistics

**Direction Read the following case study and answer questions on the basis of the same.****Mr. Viaan’s is head of human resources in ABC Limited. His job is to see if his company’s employees are being paid relatively equally based on their responsibilities. He needs to review all employee records floor by floor.****The third-floor manager, supervisor, casual labourers to go first. Mr. Viaan surveyed the salaries of all the third-floor staff and finds the following monthly salaries as ₹ 5,000, ₹ 4,200, ₹ 3,000, ₹ 4,200, ₹ 8,000, ₹ 10,000 and ₹ 9,000.**

**Question. What will be the new median if each employee gets a boost of ₹ 500?**

(a) ₹ 5,000

(b) ₹ 5,500

(c) ₹ 6,000

(d) Can’t be determined

## Answer

B

**Question. Which form of graphical presentation is used to locate mode?**

(a) Histogram

(b) Bar graphs

(c) Cumulativecurves

(d) Arithmeticlinegraphs

## Answer

A

**Question. If the monthly salary of each staff is increased by ₹ 500. New average will be**

(a) ₹ 6,200

(b) ₹ 6,700

(c) ₹ 7,200

(d) Can’t be determined

## Answer

B

**Question. Mode value of series 2 will be equal to….**

(a) 12

(b) 16

(c) 28

(d) Can’t be determined

## Answer

D

**Question. According to figure two, the approximate value of mode is equal to ……… .**

(a) 25

(b) 35

(c) 45

(d) Can’t be determined

## Answer

B

**Direction Read the following case study and answer questions on the basis of the same.**

**Measures of central tendency are an effective statistical tools, which are widely used for different purposes. Two statistical series are given below, observe them carefully and****answer the questions that follow.**

**Question. What will be the median value of series 1?**

(a) 6

(b) 8

(c) 10

(d) None of these

## Answer

D

**Question. What will be the mean value in case 1?**

(a) 10

(b) 15

(c) 25

(d) None of the above

## Answer

D

**Question. Which of the following methods should be used to calculate mode in series 1?**

(a) Observation method

(b) Grouping table method

(c) Empirical relationbetweencentral tendencies

(d) Can’t be determined

## Answer

C

**Question. Median of a given series divides the data into ……… parts.**

(a) two

(b) three

(c) four

(d) None of these

## Answer

A

**Question. Which of the following formula should be used to calculate median in series 2?**

(a) (n+1/2) th term

(b) (N+1/2) th term

(c) 3(N+1/4) th term

(d) None of these

## Answer

D

**Question. Mean wage of ABC Limited will be equal to …………… .**

(a) ₹5,000

(b) ₹6,200

(c) ₹6,500

(d) Can’t be determined

## Answer

B

**Question. What will be themode value in series 1?**

(a) 6

(b) 8

(c) 10

(d) None of the above

## Answer

A

**Question. What is the mean height of the above students?**

(a) 54

(b) 59

(c) 62

(d) 67

## Answer

B

**Question. What is the median of the given data?**

(a) ₹3,000

(b) ₹4,200

(c) ₹5,000

(d) Can’t be determined

## Answer

C

**Question. If we reverse the data in decreasing order, value of median will be**

(a) 52

(b) 55

(c) 64

(d) None of the above

## Answer

D

**Question.What will be the mode value in the above series?**

(a) 54

(b) 59

(c) 67

(d) Can’t be determined

## Answer

C

**Question. What will be the value of mode?**

(a) ₹3,000

(b) ₹4,200

(c) ₹5,000

(d) Can’t be determined

## Answer

B

**Question. What will be the median value of the above figure?**

(a) 52

(b) 56

(c) 62

(d) 65

## Answer

C

**Question. According to figure one, value of median is equal to ………… .**

(a) 15

(b) 20

(c) 30

(d) 40

## Answer

A

**Question. Median can be located graphically using which of the following?**

(a) Less than ogive

(b) More than ogive

(c) Both less than ogive and more than ogive together

(d) All of the above

## Answer

D