# 15 MCQs on Types of charts

Question 1 Multiple Choice

In a stem and leaf plot of numbers with five digits, the stem has two digits. In the number, 42096, the leaf is:

420

209

096

426

Question 2 Multiple Choice

An advantage that a histogram has over a pie chart is that:

When two categories are close in size, the difference in the size of the categories is easier to see with the histogram.

The histogram is more attractive

The histogram is easier to construct than the pie chart

The histogram is usually used more often to depict budgets

Question 3 Multiple Choice

Which of the following graphical depictions of data represents cumulative frequencies?

histogram

frequency polygon

ogive

pie chart

Question 4 Multiple Choice

Which of the following is most useful when the decision maker wants to see running totals?

histogram

ogive

frequency polygon

Pareto chart

Question 5 Multiple Choice

Which of the following is mainly used to explore the relationship between two numerical variables?

histogram

ogive

stem and leaf plot

scatter plot

Question 6 Multiple Choice

Data that have been organized into a frequency distribution are called:

grouped data

distributed data

ungrouped data

frequented data

Question 7 Multiple Choice

Which of the following graphical depictions of data is a type of vertical bar chart?

histogram

frequency polygon

ogive

stem and leaf plot

Question 8 Multiple Choice

In a frequency distribution, which of the following is a running total of frequencies through the classes?

relative frequency

cumulative frequency

class midpoint

frequency

Question 9 Multiple Choice

Suppose the table below contains the four largest companies in a given industry and each company's respective annual sales (in $millions). If a pie chart were constructed to depict the sales of these companies, how many degrees would be in the "slice" of the pie for company C?

90

44

56

61

Question 10 Multiple Choice

Consider the following frequency distribution:

What is the relative frequency of the 10-under 15 class?

.307

.545

.182

.239

Question 11 Multiple Choice

Which of the following is sometimes more difficult to interpret than other graphical depictions because the relative sizes of angles are hard to judge?

pie chart

triangle chart

histogram

ogive

Question 12 Multiple Choice

Which of the following is named after an Italian economist?

Pareto chart

Roman chart

pizza pie chart

Ogive graph

Question 13 Multiple Choice

It is recommended that the number of classes in a frequency distribution be between:

6 and 20

10 and 20

5 and 15

5 and 20

Question 14 Multiple Choice

Consider the following frequency distribution:

What is the relative frequency for the class 20-under 30?

.30

12

.425

.40

Question 15 Multiple Choice

In a frequency distribution, which of the following is sometimes referred to as the class mark?

relative frequency

cumulative frequency

class midpoint

frequency

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