

1. 
A misleading statistic ______. 


A. 
always involves a graph 
B. 
is another name for an incorrect map 


C. 
can be a graph or a measure of central tendency 
D. 
occurs when there are two modes in a set of data 


Hint 


2. 
A graph is misleading if ______. 


A. 
it is a bar graph 
B. 
it is a line graph with years labeled on the horizontal axis 


C. 
there are no labels on either scale 
D. 
it has a title 


Hint 


3. 
Is the graph below misleading? 





A. 
no 
B. 
cannot tell from the graph 


C. 
Yes, because bar graphs are usually misleading. 
D. 
Yes, because there are no labels on either scale. 


Hint 


4. 
Which of the following graphs is not misleading? 


A. 

B. 



C. 

D. 



Hint 


5. 
Which measure of central tendency would best represent the data set 60, 60, 62, 63, 65, 71, 73, 1060? 


A. 
range 
B. 
median 


C. 
mode 
D. 
mean 


Hint 

