**1. The word ‘statistik’ in German means**

a) calculation

b) government

c) maths

d) classification

**2. The application of statistical methods in biology is called**

a) Statistics in biology

b) statistic in vivo

c) biostatistics

d) all of these

**3. Biostatistics is also called as**

a) Statistics in biology

b) bionemerology

c) biometry

d) both a and b

**4. Who is regarded as the father of biostatistics**

a) Fischer

b) Karl Pearson

c) Francis Galton

d) Francis Bacon

**5. The term ‘biometry’ was coined by**

a) Fischer

b) Karl Pearson

c) Francis Galton

d) Walter Weldon

**6. The branch of biostatistics that deals with methods of collection, organization and presentation of data is called as**

a) Infererntial biostatistics

b) Descriptive biostatistics

c) both a and b

d)comparative biostatistics

**7. The branch of biostatistics that deals with testing of hypothesis, making predictions using data collected is called as**

a) Infererntial biostatistics

b) Descriptive biostatistics

c) both a and b

d)comparative biostatistics

**8. In biostatics, group of individuals taken for study is called as**

a) block

b) population

c)group

d) flock

**9. The characteristics or quantity that may vary from one individual to another is called**

a) static group

b) variable

c) dynmic group

d) dynamism

**10. Variables whose values can be expressed numerically are called**

a) quantitative variables

b) qualitative variables

c) absolute variables

d) continuousvariables

**11.**

**Flower colour is a**

a) quantitative variables

b) qualitative variables

c) absolute variables

d) continuousvariables

**12. Variables whose values cannot be expressed numerically are called**

a) quantitative variables

b) qualitative variables

c) absolute variables

d) continuousvariables

**13. Quantitative variables that has only fixed or finite values are called**

a) quantitative variables

b) Discrete variable

c) absolute variables

d) continuousvariables

**14**.

**Height of students in a class is a**

a) quantitative variables

b) Discrete variable

c) absolute variables

d) continuousvariables

**15. Quantitative variables that can have any numerical values are called**

a) quantitative variables

b) Discrete variable

c) absolute variables

d) continuousvariables

**16. Number of fruits in a tree is a**

a) quantitative variables

b) Discrete variable

c) absolute variables

d) continuousvariables

**Answers**

1. b) government

2. c) biostatistics

3. c) biometry

4.c) Francis Galton

5. d) Walter Weldon

6. b) Descriptive biostatistics

7. a) Infererntial biostatistics

8. b) population

9. b) variable

10. a) quantitative variables

11. b) qualitative variables

12. b) qualitative variables

13. b) Discrete variable

14. d) continuous

15. d) continuous

16.b) Discrete variable

2. c) biostatistics

3. c) biometry

4.c) Francis Galton

5. d) Walter Weldon

6. b) Descriptive biostatistics

7. a) Infererntial biostatistics

8. b) population

9. b) variable

10. a) quantitative variables

11. b) qualitative variables

12. b) qualitative variables

13. b) Discrete variable

14. d) continuous

*variables*15. d) continuous

*variables*16.b) Discrete variable