Pakistan Bureau Of Statistics Statistical Assistant Jobs NTS Test Syllabus

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Pakistan Bureau Of Statistics Statistical Assistant Jobs NTS Test Syllabus

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Sample Paper

Statistical Assistant (BPS-11)

The syllabus for Parts I and III covers the topics given below. Of the total marks, 60%

and  20% will be  distributed  to  Parts I and III. Part-II  attempts to assess the general

knowledge of the candidates and 20% marks will be distributed to Part-II.

  • Introduction to Statistics
  • Charts, Diagrams and Graphs
  • Measures of Central Tendency and Dispersion
  • Index Numbers
  • Random Variables, Probability and Probability Distributions
  • Simple Regression and Correlation
  • Sampling
  • Inferential Statistics
  • Time Series Analysis

Part-I : STATISTICS (MCQs)

  1. The frequency of a variable is always
  2. in percentage c. in integers
  3. a fraction d. all of the above
  4. If the class boundaries are given, the class interval can be measured as
  5. the sum of upper and lower class boundaries
  6. the difference between upper and lower class boundaries
  7. half of the sum of upper and lower class boundaries
  8. half of the difference between upper and lower class boundaries
  9. Histograms can be drawn only for
  10. continuous frequency c. qualitative data
  11. discrete frequency d. all of the above
  12. Probability is expressed as
  13. ratio c. proportion
  14. percentage d. all of the above
  15. A population is distributed as N  (µ, 10.24). A sample of 576 items has a mean of

4.7. The value of z-statistic to test H0 : µ = 5.2 is

  1. 1.75 c. 3.75
  2. −1.75 d. −3.75
  3. Regression co-efficient is independent of
  4. origin c. both (a) and (b)
  5. scale d. neither (a) nor (b)

Part II – GENERAL KNOWLEDGE (MCQs)

  1. Pakistan is the only Islamic and the world’s __________ nuclear power?
  2. 6th
  3. 8th
  4. 7th
  5. 9th
  6. The total dependency ratio (persons under the age of 15 and over the age of 64) in

Pakistan is approximately

  1. 40% c. 60%
  2. 50% d. 70%
  3. The last census in Pakistan was conducted in
  4. 1990 c. 1998
  5. 2000 d. 2005
  6. What is the current population growth rate (approximate) in Pakistan?
  7. 1% c. 2%
  8. 1.5% d. 2.5%

Part-III – SHORT QUESTIONS

Q1. Differentiate between the following two kinds of statistical data:

  1. a) Primary Data
  2. b) Secondary Data

Ans.————————————

 

Q2. Fill in the missing frequencies in the following frequency distribution:

Age (in years)            Frequency                     Cumulative Frequency

0-10                             12                                  12

10-20                           15                                  —

20-30                            —                                 —

30-40                            25                                  —

40-50                            20                                 95

50-60                           16                                  111

60 and above                9                                     120

 

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