Multiple Choice Identify the
letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.


1.

What is the mean of the following set of data? 9, 25, 1, 5, 21, 21, 4,
14


2.

The table shows the time spent surfing the Internet in one week for several
students. Organize the data and find the mean, median, and mode. Student  Time on the Internet (min)  J.K.  67  T.L.R.  123  B.D.  57  C.H.W.  13  T.W.  170  F.P.  43  L.G.  59   
a.  mean = 76, median = 59, no mode  c.  mean = 59, median = 74, no
mode  b.  mean = 61, median = 76, mode = 59  d.  mean = 74, median = 59, no
mode 


3.

Find the mean, median, and mode of the set of data below. 5, 8, 13, 9, 5, 6,
11, 2, 4 Which statement is false?
a.  The mode is 5.  c.  The median is 5.  b.  The mean is 7.  d.  none of these 


4.

The price of a dozen roses usually increases around Valentine’s Day. The
chart below shows the price of a dozen roses at one florist’s shop in various months of the
year. Find the mean, median, and mode for the prices. Month  $ Dozen
Roses  February  $44.50  April  $34.00  June  $23.75  August  $27.50  October  $31.50  December  $39.75   
a.  mean = $34.00, median = $31.50, mode = $23.75  b.  mean = $32.75,
median = $25.63, mode = $44.50  c.  mean = $32.75, median = $31.50, no
mode  d.  mean = $33.50, median = $32.75, no mode 


5.

It is estimated that over twothirds of American households have a collection of
pennies. In a random poll, 10 people were asked how many pennies they had in their penny collection.
The list below shows the amount of pennies people had in their collections: 350  2500  825  200  1500  200  1000  750  50  250      
Find the mean, median, and mode of the data.
Which statement is true?
a.  The mode is 250.  c.  The mean is 762.50.  b.  The median is 750.  d.  none of these 


6.

Find the mean, median, and mode of the set of data below. 6, 13, 23, 17, 19,
11, 3, 20, 15, 7, 22, 11, 15
a.  mean = 14, median = 15, mode = 11, 15  b.  mean = 14, median = 14, mode =
11  c.  mean = 15, median = 15, mode = 15  d.  none of these 


7.

What is the median of the following set of data? 24, 20, 25, 7, 12, 25, 8,
27, 28


8.

What is the mode of the following set of data? 6, 14, 5, 5, 11, 7, 2, 5, 4,
10


9.

Find the range of the data. 22, 13, 16, 25, 1


10.

Which set of data was used to make the stemandleaf plot?
a.  14, 245, 36  c.  14, 24 25, 36  b.  4, 4, 5, 6  d.  1.4, 2.4, 2.5,
3.6 


11.

Find the mode of these data: 7, 5, 5, 3, 9, 8, 9, 4, 9.


12.

Find the mean of these data: 95.2, 94.8, 91.8, 97.8, 92.4, 88.4, 103.9.
a.  97.8  c.  94.9  b.  94.8  d.  no mean 


13.

If all the numbers in a set of data occur the same number of times, then the set
has no
a.  mean  c.  median  b.  mode  d.  central density 

Short Answer


14.

Find the mean of the data to the nearest hundredth. 34, 19, 28, 33, 11, 4,
27, 13, 25


15.

The price of a small soft drink varies considerably depending on where you buy
it. The chart shows the cost of a small soft drink at different restaurants, food marts, and deli
shops. Find the mean, median, and mode for the prices listed in the chart. Place  Price of Soft Drink  A  $0.79  B  $0.59  C  $0.95  D  $1.75  E  $1.25  F  $1.00  G  $0.79  H  $1.20   


16.

Find the mean, median, and mode for the set of data. 2.1
6.7 4.7 3.8 8.9 3.9 5.1
4.0


17.

Find the mean, median, and mode for the set of data. 4, 8, 1, 6, 9, 3, 3, 2,
4, 1, 5, 4, 1, 8, 4


18.

The cost of a doctor’s visit varies from state to state. Data for several
states is given below. Find the mean, median, and mode for the data. NY $68  IA $45  CA $63  IL $57  ME $58  NH $47  KY $46  OR $62  NJ $55       


19.

The chart lists the public high school graduation rates for last year. Find the
mean, median, and mode for the data. State  Rate (%)  Oregon  71.6  Pennsylvania  87.5  Rhode Island  73.6  South Carolina  61.4  Tennessee  67.8  Texas  65.9   


20.

Find the median of the data. 5, 9, 10, 21, 25, 4, 1, 23, 29


21.

Find the mode of the data. 11, 13, 12, 21, 1, 14, 6, 21, 5, 21


22.

Find the range of the data. 47, 41, 36, 39, 40, 39, 39, 35, 43, 49
