Introduction to Business Statistics MCQS [UKPSC Assistant Accountant Exam 2023]

Total Marks in this Section: 06 Marks

In this Post You will get Introduction to Business Statistics MCQSÂ for UKPSC Assistant Accountant Exam. This UKPSC Assistant Accountant exam is conducted every year by Uttarakhand Government.

This Exam is conducted into two medium – Hindi Medium and English Medium.

Hindi Medium exam is known as UKPSC Sahayak Accountant Exam and English Medium Exam is known as UKPSC Assistant Accountant Exam.

Question Paper Consists of Two Parts – Section A (Commerce and Management) and Section B – Hindi. Section A Consists of 80 Questions and Section B Consists of 20 Questions.

Introduction to Business Statistics MCQS is the First Part of Section which covers 06 Marks. We are preparing UKPSC Assistant Accountant Exam Notes. We keep our posts updated, so visit our website frequently. Thanks.

1. In its present usage, the word statistics is

b) a century old,

c) centuries old,

d) centuries old,

Ans: b) a century old.

2. Statistics can

a) Prove anything,

b) Disprove anything,

c) Neither prove nor disprove anything, is just a tool,

d) None of these.

Ans: c) Neither prove nor disprove anything, is just a tool.

3. Which of the following statements is true about statistics?

a) Statistics deals with aggregates of facts.

b) Statistics cannot be misused.

c) The conclusions obtained statistically are universally true.

d) All facts numerically expressed are statistics.

Ans: a) Statistics deals with aggregates of facts.

4. Which of the following statements is false about statistics?

a) The use of statistics has permeated almost every facet of our life.

b) The notion of â€˜statisticsâ€™ was originally derived from the word â€˜stateâ€™.

c) All facts numerically expression are not statistics.

d) The word statistics is used in singular sense.

Ans: d) The word statistics is used in singular sense.

[DTS Quotes: The word statistics is used in both singular and plural sense.]

5. In the development of statistical methods, the greatest contribution is that of

a) Economists,

b) Mathematicians,

d) Scientists,

Ans: b) Mathematics.

6. Who is known as father of statistics?

a) Fisher,

b) Gauss,

c) Bowley,

d) Karl Pearson,

Ans: a) Fisher.

[DTS Quotes: Sir Ronald A. Fisher is known as father of statistics.]

7. Statistics can best be considered as

a) An art,

b) Science,

c) Both art as well as science,

d) Neither art nor science.

Ans: c) Both art as well as science.

8. The word statistics seems to have been originated from the:

a) Latin word status.

b) Italian word Statista.

c) German word Statistik.

d) All of the above.

Ans: d) All of the above.

9. Which of the following is not true about statistics?

a) It presents facts in a definite form.

b) It simplifies mass of figures.

c) It does not facilitate comparison.

d) It helps in prediction.

Ans: c) It does not facilitate comparison.

10. The scope of the survey depends on

a) The objective,

b) Availability of time,

c) Resources,

d) All (a), (b), and (c).

Ans: e) All (a), (b) and (c).

11. The word statistics is derived from the Latin word:

a) Statista.

b) Status.

c) Statistik.

d) None of the above.

Ans: b) Status.

12. The word status means:

a) Economic state.

b) Social state.

c) Political state.

d) All of the above.

Ans: c) Political state.

13. Units of analysis and interpretation include

a) Rates.

b) Ratios and percentages.

c) Coefficients.

d) None of these.

Ans: d) None of these.

14. Data are generally obtained from

a) Primary sources,

b) Secondary sources,

c) Both primary and secondary sources,

d) None of these.

Ans: b) Secondary sources.

15. Data can be obtained through a:

a) Statistical survey.

b) Statistical investigation.

c) Statistical analysis.

d) Statistical interpretation.

Ans: a) Statistical survey.

16. Statistical survey may be for:

a) General Purpose.

b) Special purpose.

c) Both a & b.

d) It has no use.

Ans: c) Both a & b.

17. Which of the following statement is false about survey?

a) A perfect survey is a myth.

b) There is no difference between survey and an experiment.

c) A listing of all population units is called a frame.

d) One of the biggest problems in survey is that of non-response.

Ans: b) There is no difference between survey and an experiment.

18. Diagram and graphs are tools of

a) Collection of data,

b) Analysis,

c) Presentation,

d) Summarization,

Ans: b) Analysis.

19. In a two-dimensional diagram

a) Only height is considered,

b) Only width is considered,

c) Height, width and thickness are considered,

d) Both height and width are considered.

Ans: d) Both height and width are considered.

20. Which of the following should be avoided as methods of presenting data:

a) Spheres and cubes,

b) Bars,

c) Pie diagrams,

d) Pictograms,

Ans: a) Spheres and cubes.

1. Measure of Central Tendency MCQs

2. Measure of Dispersion MCQs

3. Correlation Analysis MCQs

4. Regression Analysis MCQs

5. Index Number MCQs