Important Questions with Answers for Measures of Central Tendency which is drafted by expert commerce teachers from the latest version of CBSE (NCERT) books.

## Important Questions – Measures of Central Tendency

**Question 1**

Define median.

**Answer: **Median is a value located centrally of a series in such a way that half of the value of the series is above it and the other half is below.

**Question 2**

What is the mode?

**Answer: **The mode is a value that frequently occurs in the series. Which means the modal value has the highest frequency in the series.

**Question 3**

Define the partition value.

**Answer: **The value that divides the series into more than two parts is known as a partition value.

**Question 4**

Explain quartile.

**Answer: **The end value of the statistical series when divided into four parts is known as quartile.

**Question 5**

What is positional average?

**Answer: **Positional average are those averages whose value is worked out on the basis of their position in the statistical series.

**Question 6**

Define the central tendency.

**Answer: **All the methods of statistical analysis by which the average of the statistical series are analysed is known as a central tendency.

**Question 7**

What are the purpose of average is the statistical method?

**Answer: **The purpose of the average is the statistical method are

- Brief description
- Comparison
- Formulation of policies
- Statistical analysis
- One value of all

**Question 8**

What are the different kinds of statistical average?

**Answer: **The different kinds of statistical average are.

- Mathematical average
- Positional average

**Question 9**

What are the two methods that can calculate the simple arithmetic mean in case of individual series?

**Answer: **The two methods that can calculate the simple arithmetic mean in the case of individual series are.

- Direct method
- Short-cut method

**Question 10**

What are the methods calculating simple arithmetic mean?

**Answer: **The methods of calculating simple arithmetic mean are.

- Individual series
- Discrete series
- Frequency distribution

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