# MCQS:Mean,Mode,Median:Mathematics MCQs

# Mean,Mode,Median

**1.Which of the following measures of central tendency is most influenced by outliers?**

a) Mean

b) Median

c) Mode

**Answer: a) Mean**

**2. What is the formula to calculate the mean of a set of numbers?**

a) Sum of numbers divided by the total number of numbers

b) Middle number when arranged in order

c) Most frequent number in the set

**Answer: a) Sum of numbers divided by the total number of numbers**

**3. Which measure of central tendency is not affected by extreme values?**

a) Mean

b) Median

c) Mode

**Answer: b) Median**

**4. What is the most commonly occurring number in a set of data?**

a) Mean

b) Median

c) Mode

**Answer: c) Mode**

**5. Which measure of central tendency is used for nominal data?**

a) Mean

b) Median

c) Mode

**Answer: c) Mode**

**6. Which measure of central tendency is used for ordinal data?**

a) Mean

b) Median

c) Mode

**Answer: b) Median**

**7. In a set of data with an even number of values, how is the median calculated?**

a) By taking the average of the two middle values

b) By taking the middle value

c) By taking the mode

**Answer: a) By taking the average of the two middle values**

**8. In a set of data with an odd number of values, how is the median calculated?**

a) By taking the average of the two middle values

b) By taking the middle value

c) By taking the mode

**Answer: b) By taking the middle value**

**9. What is the range of a set of data?**

a) The difference between the highest and lowest values

b) The sum of all the values

c) The average of all the values

**Answer: a) The difference between the highest and lowest values**

**10. What does a large range indicate about the data?**

a) That the data is spread out

b) That the data is clustered together

c) That the data is not valid

**Answer: a) That the data is spread out**

**11. Which measure of central tendency is not affected by extreme values?**

a) Mean

b) Median

c) Mode

**Answer: b) Median**

**12. Which measure of central tendency is affected by extreme values?**

a) Mean

b) Median

c) Mode

**Answer: a) Mean**

**13. Which measure of central tendency should be used when the data has extreme values?**

a) Mean

b) Median

c) Mode

**Answer: b) Median**

**14. Which measure of central tendency should be used when the data is skewed?**

a) Mean

b) Median

c) Mode

**Answer: b) Median**

**15. Which measure of central tendency should be used when the data is symmetrical?**

a) Mean

b) Median

c) Mode

**Answer: a) Mean**

**16. Which measure of central tendency is best used for continuous data?**

a) Mean

b) Median

c) Mode

**Answer: a) Mean**

**17. Which measure of central tendency is best used for discrete data?**

a) Mean

b) Median

c) Mode

**Answer: b) Median**

**18. Which measure of central tendency should be used when the data is in a nominal scale?**

a) Mean

b) Median

c) Mode

**Answer: c) Mode**

**19. Which measure of central tendency should be used when the data is in an ordinal scale?**

a) Mean

b) Median

c) Mode

**Answer: b) Median**

**20. What is the formula to calculate the mode of a set of numbers?**

a) The number that appears most frequently in the set

b) The middle number when arranged in order

c) The sum of numbers divided by the total number of numbers

**Answer: a) The number that appears most frequently in the set**

**21. What is the formula to calculate the median of a set of numbers?**

a) The number that appears most frequently in the set

b) The middle number when arranged in order

c) The sum of numbers divided by the total number of numbers

**Answer: b) The middle number when arranged in order**

**22. What is the mode of the following set of numbers: 3, 5, 7, 5, 9, 5?**

a) 5

b) 3

c) 7

**Answer: a) 5**

**23. What is the median of the following set of numbers: 4, 6, 9, 2, 1, 5, 8?**

a) 4

b) 5

c) 6

**Answer: b) 5**

**24. What is the mean of the following set of numbers: 10, 15, 20, 25, 30?**

a) 15

b) 20

c) 25

**Answer: b) 20**

**25. Which measure of central tendency should be used when the data is in a ratio scale?**

a) Mean

b) Median

c) Mode

**Answer: a) Mean**

**26. What is the mode of the following set of numbers: 2, 2, 3, 3, 3, 4, 5, 5, 5, 5?**

a) 3

b) 5

c) 2

**Answer: b) 5**

**27. What is the median of the following set of numbers: 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12?**

a) 6

b) 8

c) 10

**Answer: a) 6**

**28. What is the mean of the following set of numbers: 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40?**

a) 22.5

b) 25

c) 30

**Answer: a) 22.5**

**29. Which measure of central tendency is the average of the deviations from the mean?**

a) Mean

b) Median

c) Mode

**Answer: a) Mean**