

1. 
A graph is misleading if ______. 


A. 
there are no labels on either scale 
B. 
it is a line graph with years labeled on the horizontal axis 


C. 
it has a title 
D. 
it is a bar graph 


Hint 


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


A. 
mean 
B. 
upper quartile 


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. 
mode 
D. 
mean 


Hint 


4. 
Which statistic gives the most meaningful information about the central tendency of the data {23, 25, 26, 26, 27, 29, 29, 30, 450, 450, 450}? 


A. 
median 
B. 
range 


C. 
mean 
D. 
mode 


Hint 


5. 
An automobile dealer wants to sell a certain car for $20,000. If three other dealers in town are selling the same car for $15,000, $15,000, and $30,000, which measure of central should the car dealer use to describe this data to his customers? 


A. 
range 
B. 
mean 


C. 
mode 
D. 
median 


Hint 


