# SSC CGL Statistics

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# SSC CGL Statistics

### Introduction

SSC CGL 2020 – Tier-II Examination, conducted in online Mode, has: a duration of 6 hours, 3 Sections, a total of 400 questions, a Maximum score of 600 marks. The 3 Sections are timed: Quantitative Aptitude, English Language, Statistics (or) Finance and Economics. The section wise details are as shown below.

### Pattern

Subjects Questions Marks Duration Time Negative Marking
Quantitative Ability 100 200 2 Hours 0.50
English Language 200 200 2 Hours 0.25
Statistics 100 200 2 Hours 0.50
Finance & Economics 40(Finance & Accounts)
60 (Economics & Governance)
200 2 Hours 0.50

The SSC CGL Statistics, section has a total of 100 questions, Maximum marks of 200 and a duration of 2 hours. The topics for SSC CGL Statistics are mentioned separately.

### Syllabus

Topics Expected Number of Questions
• Collection and representation of data

• Measures of central tendency

• Measures of Dispersion, Moments

• Skewness and Kurtosis

• Correlation and Regression

• Probability Theory

• Random variable and probability distributions

• Sampling Theory

• Statistical Inference

• Analysis of Variance

• Time series Analysis

• Index Numbers

100 Questions

### Questions

1. The science of collecting, organizing, presenting, analyzing and interpreting data to assist in making more effective decisions is called:
A. Statistic
B. Parameter
C. Population
D. Statistics

2. Methods of organizing, summarizing, and presenting data in an informative way are called:
A. Descriptive statistics
B. Inferential statistics
C. Theoretical statistics
D. Applied statistics

3. The methods used to determine something about a population on the basis of a sample is called:
A. Inferential statistics
B. Descriptive statistics
C. Applied statistics
D. Theoretical statistics

4. When the characteristic being studied is non–numeric, it is called a:
A. Quantitative variable
B. Qualitative variable
C. Discrete variable
D. Continuous variable

5. When the variable studied can be reported numerically, the variable is called a:
A. Quantitative variable
B. Qualitative variable
C. Independent variable
D. Dependent variable

6. A specific characteristic of a population is called:
A. Statistic
B. Parameter
C. Variable
D. Sample

7. A specific characteristic of a sample is called:
A. Variable
B. Constant
C. Parameter
D. Statistic

8. A set of all units of interest in a study is called:
A. Sample
B. Population
C. Parameter
D. Statistic

9. A part of the population selected for study is called a:
A. Variable
B. Data
C. Sample
D. Parameter