Chapter 12

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1. Classification is the act of grouping related facts into

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One class

Different classes

Two classes

Three classes

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2. Which one is not the base of classification

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Quality

Value

Size

Origin

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3.This method is appropriate in cases where informants are literate and are spread over a wider area. 

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Information from correspondents

Direct personal inetrview

Indirect oral investigation

Mailed questionnaire 

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4. The main sources of data 

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Primary

Secondary

Both of the above

None of these

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5. Data originally collected in the process of the investigation are known as ?

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Primary data

Secondary data

Tertiary data

None of these

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6. Two fold classification deals with how many features

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Two

Three

Five

One

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7. Manifold classification is a type of

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Topographical

Geogrphical

Quantitative

Qualitative 

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8. Measurement can be done by virtue of

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Variable

Size

Feature

Height

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9. Variables are how many types

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Two

Five

Three

None

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10. Which one is a discrete variable?

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1.5

1

None

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11. Nature of Raw data is

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Solid

Liquid

Original

Gaseous

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12. From 1000 students,  if we take out 100 students then it will be called as ?

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Sample

Universe

Population

Item

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13. Group of items is called as

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Sample

Item

Universe 

None

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14. One unit of population is called as

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Sample

Universe

Item

Population

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15. 'Respondents does not wish to provide the data directly '. In this situation which among is the best method for data collection ?

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Telephone Method

Personal interview

Questionnaire method

Indirect oral investigation

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16. In a village of 200 farms, a study was conducted. Out of the 50 farms surveyed 50% grew only wheat. Identify the sample.

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200 farms

Wheat

50 farms 

Village

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17. Socio - economic surveys are conducted by

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UGC

NCERT

NSSO

NITI Aayog

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18. When data is to be collected regularly, which among is the best method for collecting primary data?

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Personal interview

Indirect oral investigation

Mailed questionnaire

Data through correspondents 

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19. From below, point out Most serious error

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Sampling error

Non-sampling error

Both of the above

None of the above

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20. Data related with population and national income will be of which type?

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Primary data

Secondary data

Internal data

None of these

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21. The person who plans and executes the investigation is called

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Investigator 

Census

Questionnaire

None of the above

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22. Nature of question may be of

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Two types

Three types

Four types

None of the above

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23. Which among the following is a method of primary data collection?

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Direct personal interview

Telephonic interview

Mailed questionnaire method

All of the above

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24. The person who does actual collection of data is known as

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Correspondents

Enumerator

Interviewers

Collector

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25. Identify random sampling method from the following

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Judgement sampling

Stratified sampling

Convenience sampling

Quota sampling

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26. Which among the following is a source of secondary data?

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CSO

NSSO

RGI

All of the above 

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27. For conducting a survey among 200 households, Sruthika has written the names of each households on a pieces of paper, mixed well and 20 names are selected one by one. It is a

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Census method

Random sampling

Non random sampling

None of these

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28. " Individuals who are selected are just like the ones who are not selected ". Identify the statistical term mentioned here

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Data

Census

Sampling

Sampling error

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29. Identify an advantage of sample method

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Less time needed

Less costly

Gives reliable information

All the above

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30. Niranjana wants to conduct a study on the energy consumption pattern of rural households. State the method of data collection she can conduct to obtain data from the rural households

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Personal interview

Mailed questionnaire method

Telephonic interview

All of the above

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