Course Objectives of Statistical Methods MCQs will cover preliminary ideas of probability sampling, distribution and testing of hypothesis by applying different statistical methods, sampling distributions of statistic and their application, Testing of Hypotheses and special use of chi-square.

**Statistical Methods MCQs**

To test the randomness in the data, we use.

A. Friedman test

B. Runs test

C. Wilcoxon Signed Rank test

D. None of these

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**A. Friedman test**

For testing the equality of several variances, we use.

A. Squared Rank test

B. Runs test

C. Wilcoxon Signed Rank test

D. None of these

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**A. Squared Rank test**

For testing the equality of several proportions, ____ test is applied.

A. Seigaltukey

B. Binomial

C. wilcoxon Signed Rank

D. None of them

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**B. Binomial**

To test the goodness of fit of the data, ___________ test is applied.

A. Seigaltukey

B. Binomial

C. KolmogorvSimirnov

D. None of them

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**C. KolmogorvSimirnov**

Seigul Tukey test is used for testing equality of ___________variances.

A. one

B. two

C. Several

D. None of them

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**B. two**

To compare more than k population medians, ________ test is used.

A. Median

B. Runs

C. binomial

D. Kruskal Wallis

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**D. Kruskal Wallis**

**Also Read >> **Basic Statistical Inference MCQs

When there is ________ way variation in the data, Kruskal Wallis test is applied.

A. zero

B. two

C. one

D. None of them

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**C. one**

Friedman test is applied when there is ________ way variation in the data.

A. one

B. two

C. 0

D. None of them

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**B. two**

Regression is the dependence of one variable on one or more.

A. dependent

B. predictand

C. regressors

D. None of them

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**C. regressors**

In regression analysis, the independent variable is also called.

A. Regressand

B. predictor

C. explanatory

D. None of them

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**B. predictor**

In SLRM, error follows normal distribution with mean.

A. one

B. meu

C. zero

D. None of them

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**C. zero**

In SLRM, for every value of X, there is population of.

A. Y

B. X’s

C. Error

D. None of them

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**A. Y**

Kruskal Wallis test is alternative non parametric test for.

A. CRD

B. RCBD

C. LSD

D. None of them

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**A. CRD**

In one way analysis of variance, when the distribution of observations are not known,______ is used.

A. Kruskal Wallis

B. Friendman

C. LSD

D. None of them

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**B. Friendman**

To check the randomness in the data, _____________ test is used.

A. Kruskal Wallis

B. Friendman

C. runs

D. None of them

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**C. runs**

In squared Ranks test for several variances, ________________ distribution is used.

A. Chi-square

B. F-test

C. Z-test

D. None of them

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**A. Chi-square**

In Two-Sample Sign test, we use ________ distribution.

A. Chi-square

B. Binomial

C. Z-test

D. None of them

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**B. Binomial**

To compare between k variances___________ is used.

A. Chi-square

B. Squared Rank test

C. Regression

D. None of them

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**B. Squared Rank test**

To compare the equality of different proportions we use.

A. Chi-square

B. Squared Rank test

C. Binomial

D. None of them

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**A. Chi-square**

In regression model Y is random and X’s is.

A. Fixed

B. Stochastic

C. Random

D. None of them

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**A. Fixed**

_________ test is used to test the significance of intercept.

A. T

B. F

C. Chi-square

D. None of them

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**A. T**

_______test is used to test significance of overall regression model.

A. T

B. F

C. Chi-square

D. None of them

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**B. F**

In multiple regression model, there are more than one.

A. dependent variables

B. independent variables

C. regressand

D. None of them

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**B. independent variables**

When parameters are specified, ________tests are used.

A. Parametric

B. Non-parametric

C. T-test

D. None of them

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**A. Parametric**

In non parametric, ________ is used in place of population mean in testing the average of the data.

A. Geometric mean

B. Harmonic mean

C. Median

D. None of them

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**C. Median**

Kolmogrov Smirnov test is used to test the________ of data.

A. equality of means

B. Goodness of fit

C. Variation

D. None of them

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**B. Goodness of fit**

When the normality assumptions are not met, then we use______________ tests.

A. Parametric

B. Non-parametric

C. T-test

D. None of them

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**B. Non-parametric**

Median test is used to test.

A. variance

B. dispersion

C. average

D. None of them

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**C. average**

In sign test X follows binomial distribution with parameters/parameter.

A. N

B. n

C. 1/2 and n

D. None of them

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**C. 1/2 and n**

The test statistic in Wilcoxon singed rank test is based on.

A. ranks

B. ratio scale

C. multiplication

D. None of them

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**A. ranks**

When the normality assumptions are met, then we use.

A. Parametric test

B. Non-parametric test

C. T-test

D. None of these

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**A. Parametric test**

The non parametric tests are based on.

A. ranks

B. ratio scale

C. multiplication

D. None of them

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**A. ranks**

Correlation is the _____________ between two quantitative variables.

A. dependence

B. relationship

C. interdependence

D. None of them

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**C. interdependence**

When parameters are not specified, ________tests are used.

A. Parametric

B. Non-parametric

C. T-test

D. None of them

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**B. Non-parametric**

The term regression was introduced by.

A. Sir Francis Galton

B. R.A Fisher

C. Montgomery

D. None of them

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**A. Sir Francis Galton**

When variation in different drugs quantity is to be compared we use.

A. Seigal Tukey

B. Binomial

C. KolmogorvSimirnov

D. None of them

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**A. Seigal Tukey**

Squared Ranks test is also used for testing equality of several.

A. Variances

B. Means

C. Medians

D. None of them

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**A. Variances**

When original data is not available, to measure the relationship between two variables we use.

A. Correlation

B. Spearman Rank correlation

C. Regression

D. None of them

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**B. Spearman Rank corr**

_______________ incomplete method is used to estimate intercept and slope.

A. Seigal Tukey

B. Binomial

C. Theils

D. None of them

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**C. Theils**

___________ is used to check the independence between two variables.

A. Chi-square

B. Spearman Rank correlation

C. Regression

D. None of them

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**A. Chi-square**

Chi-square distribution is used in critical region of.

A. Chi-square

B. Squared Rank test

C. Binomial

D. None of them

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**A. Chi-square**

In Two-Sample Sign test, we use ________ distribution.

A. Chi-square

B. Binomial

C. Z-test

D. None of them

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**B. Binomial**

To compare between k variances___________ is used.

A. Chi-square

B. Squared Rank test

C. Regression

D. None of them

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**B. Squared Rank test**

To compare the equality of different proportions we use.

A. Chi-square

B. Squared Rank test

C. Binomial

D. None of them

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**A. Chi-square**

In regression model X’s are fixed and Y is.

A. Fixed

B. Stochastic

C. Random

D. None of them

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**C. Random**

When parameters are not specified, ________tests are used.

A. Parametric

B. Non-parametric

C. T-test

D. None of them

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**B. Non-parametric**

In wilcoxon Signed rank test, we use _____________ of signs.

A. ranks

B. average

C. deviations

D. None of them

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**A. ranks**

For testing two independent sample median , we use_____ test.

A. friedman

B. kruskalwallis

C. wilcoxon Signed Rank

D. None of them

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**C. wilcoxon Signed Rank**

Mann-Whitney is non parametric test for.

A. equality of two proportion

B. equality of variance

C. equality of two medians

D. None of them

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**C. equality of two medians**

—–+++—++++—-++++++, In this sequence there are total__________ runs.

A. 2

B. 6

C. 4

D. 5

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**B. 6**