# General questions on statistic for test from question bank.

• May 1st 2009, 10:37 AM
Kai
General questions on statistic for test from question bank.
the following are from a bank of around 30 questions whch might apear in my test tomorow.. holding around 3 points each

1..All statistics are numerical facts but all numerical facts are not statistics

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2...Define the tern ‘Statistics’. Discuss its functions and limitations.

3..How statistics is useful to the managers?

4..Distinguish between primary and secondary data. Discuss various methods of collecting primary data.

5..What are the sources of secondary data? What precautions should be taken while using secondary data?

6..what is an ogive curve? What are the different types of ogive curves? Explain how ogive curves are drawn?
• May 1st 2009, 02:23 PM
mr fantastic
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Originally Posted by Kai
the following are from a bank of around 30 questions whch might apear in my test tomorow.. holding around 3 points each

1..All statistics are numerical facts but all numerical facts are not statistics

comment...

2...Define the tern ‘Statistics’. Discuss its functions and limitations.

3..How statistics is useful to the managers?

4..Distinguish between primary and secondary data. Discuss various methods of collecting primary data.

5..What are the sources of secondary data? What precautions should be taken while using secondary data?

6..what is an ogive curve? What are the different types of ogive curves? Explain how ogive curves are drawn?

As for 1, what thoughts have you had so far?
• May 1st 2009, 05:46 PM
matheagle
I've never heard of this ogive curve.
• May 2nd 2009, 03:28 AM
mr fantastic
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Originally Posted by matheagle
I've never heard of this ogive curve.

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What chance has the OP got if baldeagle has never heard of this curve ....

There are several definitions, including a curve that is asked to donate. However, the definition in the link below (found using Google) is probably the definition the person who asked the question had in mind:

Ogive |Cumulative Frequency Curve - Tutorvista.com