Data Handling – Class 8/MCQ

CBSE CLASS 8 MATHEMATICS
Data Handling – Chapter 5/ MCQ
Multiple Choice Questions


Choose the correct answer from the options given below:


1. The height of the bars in a bar graph show the ——— of the class-interval.
A. Width
B. Frequency
C. Length
2. For which of these would you use a histogram to show the data?
A. The number of letters for different areas in a postman’s bag.
B. The height of competitors in an athletics meet.
C. The number of cassettes produced by 5 companies.
3. If you throw a die once, the probability of getting the outcome 2 is ———-
A. 1/6
B. 2/6
C. 3/64
4. Each outcome of an experiment or a collection of outcomes make an ———–
A. Event
B. Probability
C. Data
5. When a die is thrown, the probability of getting not a prime number is ————
A. ½
B. ¼
C. 2/3
6. The range of the data 4, 9, 6, 2, 90, 75, 34, 21, 67, 43, 8 is ————
A. 92
B. 88
C. 75
7. The class mark of the class 40-50 is ————
A. 40
B. 45
C. 50
8. Tally marks are used to find ———-
A. Class width
B. Frequency
C. Range
9. In a class interval 10-20, 20 is known as ———–
A. Upper limit
B. Lower limit
C. Frequency
10. The width of the class interval 20-40 is ————–
A. 30
B. 20
C. 40
11. The total angle at the centre of a circle in a pie chart is ———-
A. 180
B. 270
C. 360
12. When a coin is tossed, the number of outcomes is ————-
A. 1
B. 2
C. 3
13. The middle value of a class interval is called ———–
A. Class interval
B. Class mark
C. Class width
14. A pictograph represents data through ————–
A. Bars
B. Symbols
C. Circles
15. The collection of information is called ———–
A. Data
B. Event
C. Graph


ANSWERS:


1. Frequency

2. The height of competitors in an athletics meet.

3. 1/6

4. Event

5. ½

6. 88

7. 45

8. Frequency

9. Upper limit

10. 20

11. 360

12. 2

13. Class mark

14. Symbols

15. Data

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