CARICOM STATISTICS DAY QUIZ
Let us test your knowledge in this Stats quiz . Perfect Score is 14, 10-13 is Very Good, 7-9 is Good !
1) Which famous statistician was dubbed as “The Lady with the Lamp”? *
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2) How often do most countries conduct a Population and Housing Census? *
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3) Using the terms likely, unlikely, certain or impossible; what is the probability of getting a number greater than 6 when a fair die is thrown? *
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4) Express 1.89 as a percentage. *
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5) In a class of 15 students, there are 5 more girls than boys. How many girls are there? *
1 point
6) The ratio of the length of a school compound to its width is 3:1. If the width is 30m, what is its length? *
1 point
7) The length of a swimming pool is 100m and the width is 50m. What is the ratio of the width of the pool to its length? *
1 point
8) If 50% of a number is 20, what is the number? *
1 point
9) If 25% of a number is 10, what is the number? *
1 point
10) If 4 masons took 12 days to plaster a building, how long will 8 masons take to plaster the same building? Assume they are all working at the same rate. *
1 point
11) If 2 pipes working at the same time can empty a tank in 1 hour, how long would it take 6 similar pipes to empty the tank? Assume they are all working at the same rate. *
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12)3 kg of bananas were divided between James and John. If John gets 1kg more than James, what is James’ share? *
1 point
13)Express 28% as a decimal. *
1 point
14)Who can be described as “the real giant” in the development of the theory of statistics? *
1 point