Classical

December 2013 - Paper2

16:  
The law of statistics, which says, 'Moderately large number of items chosen at random from a large group possess the characteristics of the large group', is referred to as :
A.

The Central Limit Theorem

B.

The Law of Statistical Regularity

C.
The Law of Inertia of Large Numbers
D.

None of the above

 
 

Option: D

Explanation :


17:  
A distribution, where the value of arithmetic mean is maximum as compared to median and mode, is
A.

Normal distribution

B.

Positively-skewed distribution

C.

Negatively-skewed distribution

D.

None of these 

 
 

Option: B

Explanation :


18:  
The most appropriate average to be used to compute the average rate of growth in population is
A.

Arithmetic mean

B.

Median

C.

Geometric mean

D.

Harmonic mean

 
 

Option: A

Explanation :


19:  
The life expectancy of people in Kerala is more than that of Tamil Nadu. This statement is an example of
A.

Descriptive Hypothesis

B.

Causal Hypothesis

C.

Correlational Hypothesis

D.

None of the above

 
 

Option: C

Explanation :


20:  

Match the items of List - I with the items of List - II and choose the correct answer

List I                                                                           List II

(a) Intrapersonal communication

 
(i) Information sharing
(b) Element of a communication event 

 
(ii) Development of 'Will' to work
(c) Objective of organisational communication

 
(iii) Thinking

(d) Goals of organisational communication

 

(iv) Purpose

 

A.

(i) (ii) (iii) (iv)

B.

(iii) (iv) (ii) (i)

C.

(ii) (iii) (i) (iv)

D.

(iv) (iii) (ii) (i)

 
 

Option: A

Explanation :




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