**Pakistan Bureau Of Statistics, Statistics Division (Screening Test) **

Pakistan Bureau Of Statistics Statistical Assistant Jobs NTS Test Syllabus

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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)**

- The frequency of a variable is always
- in percentage c. in integers
- a fraction d. all of the above
- If the class boundaries are given, the class interval can be measured as
- the sum of upper and lower class boundaries
- the difference between upper and lower class boundaries
- half of the sum of upper and lower class boundaries
- half of the difference between upper and lower class boundaries
- Histograms can be drawn only for
- continuous frequency c. qualitative data
- discrete frequency d. all of the above
- Probability is expressed as
- ratio c. proportion
- percentage d. all of the above
- 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

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

**Part II – GENERAL KNOWLEDGE (MCQs)**

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

Pakistan is approximately

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

**Part-III – SHORT QUESTIONS**

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

- a) Primary Data
- 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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