

1. 
A graph is misleading if ______. 


A. 
it is a bar graph 
B. 
there are no labels on either scale 


C. 
it is a line graph with years labeled on the horizontal axis 
D. 
it has a title 


Hint 


2. 
Which statistic is misleading in the following set of test scores? 2, 85, 87, 88, 89 


A. 
upper quartile 
B. 
mean 


C. 
median 
D. 
mode 


Hint 


3. 
Which statistic reveals the least about the increase in the following average gasoline prices for seven consecutive weeks? $1.05, $1.05, $1.05, $1.55, $1.65, $1.75, $2.00 


A. 
median 
B. 
range 


C. 
mean 
D. 
mode 


Hint 


4. 
Which is not a reason that measures of central tendency for a set of data can be misleading? 


A. 
inaccurate data 
B. 
too much data 


C. 
incomplete data 
D. 
outliers in the data 


Hint 


5. 
If you have taken five English tests this quarter and received scores of 72, 72, 93, 94, and 95, what misleading statistic could you use to make your grades look better than they are? 


A. 
mean 
B. 
median 


C. 
mode 
D. 
range 


Hint 


