As part of the ASA (American Statistical Association) led World of Statistics campaign, that took place in 2013, Plymouth University in association with the CensusAtSchool project created a world stats quiz; with some questions based on our international CensusAtSchool questionnaire results.

Although the Stats2013AtSchool site no longer exists the quiz still does and can be accessed using the link below.

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The quiz is made up of 12 questions, each being randomly selected from a bank of questions. Each question is based on a unique topic, these include:

  • Problem Solving Approach
  • CensusAtSchool Questionnaires
  • Data & Variables
  • Distributions
  • Samples and Populations
  • Probability
  • Bar & Pie Charts
  • Boxplots
  • Histograms
  • Scatter Graphs & Time Series
  • Averages
  • World Statistics

Each question has four possible responses, answer by clicking one of the responses. If you get a question correct the response you clicked will turn green, if you get it wrong it will turn dark red. To progress to the next question just click the ‘Next’ button.




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