# MCQs for Economics Class 11 with Answers Chapter 5 Measures of Central Tendency

Students of class 11 Economics should refer to MCQ Questions Class 11 Economics Measures of Central Tendency with answers provided here which is an important chapter in Class 11 Economics NCERT textbook. These MCQ for Class 11 Economics with Answers have been prepared based on the latest CBSE and NCERT syllabus and examination guidelines for Class 11 Economics. The following MCQs can help you to practice and get better marks in the upcoming class 11 Economics examination

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

MCQ Questions Class 11 Economics Measures of Central Tendency provided below have been prepared by expert teachers of grade 11. These objective questions with solutions are expected to come in the upcoming Standard 11 examinations. Learn the below provided MCQ questions to get better marks in examinations.

**Question. The sum of differences between the actual values and the mean is: **

(a) 2

(b) –1

(c) 0

(d) 1

## Answer

C

**Question. Half of the numbers in an ordered set have values less than the ________ and half will have values greater than the ________. **

(a) mean, median

(b) median, median

(c) mode, mean

(d) None of these

## Answer

B

** Question. Consider the following frequency distribution:**

**The upper limit of the median class is: **(a) 17

(b) 17.5

(c) 18

(d) 18.5

## Answer

B

**Question. The median of 27, 30, 26, 44, 42, 51, 37 is: **

(a) 30

(b) 42

(c) 44

(d) 37

## Answer

D

**Question. For an even number of values the median is the: ****(a) average of two middle values**

(b) middle value

(c) both (a) and

(b) (d) None of these

## Answer

A

**Question. In the case of a continuous frequency distribution, the size of the _________ item indicates class interval in which the median lies.**

(a) (n – 1)/2th

(b) (n + 1)/2th

(c) n/2th

(d) None of these

## Answer

C

**Question. For ordering shoes of various sizes for resale, a _________ size will be more appropriate.**

(a) median

(b) modal

(c) mean

(d) None of these

## Answer

B

**Question. __________ is called a positional measure. **

(a) Median

(b) Mode

(c) Mean

(d) None of these

## Answer

A

**Question. 50% of actual values will be below and 50% of will be above _______. **

(a) mode

(b) median

(c) mean

(d) None of these

## Answer

B

**Question. Extreme values have _______ effect on mode.**

(a) high

(b) low

(c) no

(d) None of these

## Answer

D

**Question. Extreme values have _______ effect on median. **

(a) high

(b) low

(c) no

(d) None of these

## Answer

C

**Question. ________ is used when representation value is required & distribution is asymmetric.**

(a) Mode

(b) Mean

(c) Median

(d) None of these

## Answer

B

**Question. The cumulative frequency distribution is used for: **

(a) Median

(b) Mode

(c) Mean

(d) None of these

## Answer

A

** Question. Mean of 0, 3, 5, 6, 7, 9, 12, 0, 2 is: **

(a) 4.9

(b) 5.7

(c) 5.6

(d) None of these

## Answer

A

**Question. Median of 15, 12, 6, 13, 12, 15, 8, 9 is: **

(a) 13

(b) 8

(c) 12

(d) 9

## Answer

C

**Question. Median of 0.3, 5, 6, 7, 9, 12, 0, 2 is: **

(a) 7

(b) 6

(c) 3

(d) 5

## Answer

D

**Question. Mode of 0, 3, 5, 6, 7, 9, 12, 0, 2 is: **

(a) 6

(b) 0

(c) 3

(d) 5

## Answer

B

**Question. Mode of 15, 12, 5, 13, 12, 15, 8, 8, 9, 9, 10, 15 is: **

(a) 15

(b) 12

(c) 8

(d) 9

## Answer

A

**Question. Median of 40, 50, 30, 20, 25, 35, 30, 30, 20, 30 is:**

(a) 25

(b) 30

(c) 35

(d) None of these

## Answer

B

**Question. Mode of 40, 50, 30, 20, 25, 35, 30, 30, 20, 30 is: **

(a) 25

(b) 30

(c) 35

(d) None of these

## Answer

B

**Question. Mean of 25, 32, 43, 53, 62, 59, 48, 31, 24, 33 is: **

(a) 44

(b) 43

(c) 42

(d) 41

## Answer

D

**Question. If the same amount is added to or subtracted from all the values, the mean shall increase or decrease by the ________ amount. **

(a) big

(b) small

(c) same

(d) None of these

## Answer

C

**Question. If each item is reduced by 15 Arithmetic Mean is _________.**

(a) reduced by 15

(b) increased by 15

(c) reduced by 30

(d) reduced by 7.5

## Answer

A

**Question. The times, in seconds, taken by 150 atheletes to run a 110 m hurdle race are tabulated below:**

**The number of atheletes who completed the race in less then 14.6 seconds is:**(a) 11

(b) 71

(c) 82

(d) 130

## Answer

C

**Question. The class having maximum frequency is called: **

(a) modal class

(b) median class

(c) mean class

(d) All of these

## Answer

A

**Question. For determination of mode, the class intervals should be ______. **

(a) overlapping

(b) maximum

(c) minimum

(d) None of these

## Answer

A

**Question. For the values of a variable 3, 1, 5, 2, 6, 8, 4 the median is:**

(a) 3

(b) 5

(c) 4

(d) None of these

## Answer

C

**Question. The median of the numbers 11, 10, 12, 13, 9 is _______. **

(a) 12.5

(b) 12

(c) 10.5

(d) 11

## Answer

D

**Question. The mode of the numbers 7, 7, 7, 9, 10, 11, 11, 11, 12 is: **

(a) 11

(b) 12

(c) 7

(d) Both (a) and (c)

## Answer

D

**Question. Construction of a cumulative frequency table is useful in determining the ________.**

(a) mean

(b) median

(c) mode

(d) All of these

## Answer

B

**Question. In the formula X = A + Σfd/Σf, for finding the mean of grouped data d is deviation from A of:**

(a) lower limits of the classes

(b) upper limits of the classes

(c) mid points of the classes

(d) frequencies of the class marks

## Answer

C

**Question. While computing mean of grouped data, we assume that the frequencies are:**

(a) evenly distributed over all the classes

(b) centred at the classmarks of the classes

(c) centred at the upper limits of the classes

(d) centred at the lower limits of the classes

## Answer

B

**Fill in the blank.**

**Question. The _______ is always between the ___________ and the______ . (mode/arithmetic mean/median) **

## Answer

median, arithmetic mean, mode

** Question. Find the mean of the following distribution is __. **

## Answer

5.5

**Question. Arithmetic mean is equal to median and mode when the distribution is _______.**

## Answer

symmetric

**Question. Each value is considered as many times as it occurs for _______. (simple average/weighted average) **

## Answer

weighted average

**Question. _______ is a value which is obtained by dividing the sum of values of items by the number of items. **

## Answer

Arithmetic mean

** uestion. The maximum bowling speeds, in km per hour, of 33 players at a cricket coaching centre are givenas follows. The median bowling speed is __.**

## Answer

109.17 km/h

**Question. Usually _______ is the best measure of central tendency. **

## Answer

Arithmetic Mean

**Question. The sum of deviations of 8, 1, 6 from the arithmetic mean is _______. **

## Answer

0

**Question. Each value is considered only once for _______. (simple average/weighted average) **

## Answer

simple average

**Question. _______ is a single figure which represents a frequency distribution. **

## Answer

An average or a measure of central tendency

**Question. Multiplying the values of the variable by the corresponding weights and then dividing the sum of products by the sum of weights is _______. (simple average/weighted average) **

## Answer

weighted average

**Question. When the distribution is symmetrical, mean, median and mode _________. (coincide/do not coincide) **

## Answer

coincide

**True/False.**

**Question. When a frequency distribution is given, the frequencies themselves are treated as weights. **

## Answer

**True**

**Question. Deviation may be positive or negative or zero. **

## Answer

**True**

**Question. Arithmetic mean can be used as an average in all situations. **

## Answer

**False**

**Question. Mean is influenced by extreme values. **

## Answer

**True**

**Question. When the algebraic sum of deviations from the arithmetic mean is not equal to zero, the figure of arithmetic mean is not correct. **

## Answer

**True**

**Question. “The sum of deviations from the mean is zero.” – is the mathematical property of mean. **

## Answer

**True**

**Question. Arithmetic mean can be located graphically. **

## Answer

**False**

**Question. “In a moderately asymmetric distribution mean can be found out from the given values of median and mode.” **

## Answer

**True**

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