Statistics in Social Sciences Past Papers


Subject: Statistics in Social Sciences

Time Allowed: 15 Minutes

Maximum Marks: 10

NOTE: Attempt this Paper on this Question Sheet only.  Please encircle the correct option. Division of marks is given in front of each question. This Paper will be collected back after expiry of time limit mentioned above.


Part-I Encircle the right answer, cutting and overwriting are not allowed. (10)

1. Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) was adopted in:
(a) 1948
(b) 1950
(c) 1955
(d) 1945
2. UDHR was adopted by:
(a) World Bank
(b) IMF
(c) United Nation
(d) World Economic Forum
3. The United Nation charter sets out _______ main purposes.
(a) 6
(b) 10
(c) 4
(d) 2
4. UDHR has total _______ articles
(a) 15
(b) 30
(c) 25
(d) 10
5. CEDAW in its original document does not mention.
(a) Domestic Violence
(b) Rural Women
(c) Discrimination
(d) Equality
6. CEDAW was adopted by UN in:
(a) 1980
(b) 1975
(c) 1979
(d) 1970
7. Which document was adopted in Fourth World Conference on woman?
(b) Beijing Platform for Action
(c) Both A & B
(d) None of these
8. 12 critical areas of concern as identified in Fourth World Conference on women were:
(a) Women and Health
(b) Women and the Media
(c) Violence against women
(d) A, B & C
9. In Pakistan which document articles fundamental Human Rights?
(a) Constitution of Pakistan
(b) Pakistan Penal Code x
(c) Hudood Ordinance
(d) None of the above
10. CEDAW has total ________ articles.
(a) 20
(b) 30
(c) 30
(d) 40


Subject: Statistics in Social Sciences

Time Allowed: 2 Hours 45 Minutes

Maximum Marks: 50



Part-II Give short notes on following, each question carries equal marks. (20)

Q#1: Differentiate between the term sampling and Probability.

Q#2: Write the steps that you would take to construct a frequency distribution?

Q#3: What is statistical inference?

Q#4: Explain testing of hypotheses.

Q#5: Differentiate between sampling distribution and normal distribution.

Q#6: Differentiate between simple events and combined events.

Q#7: Explain role of probability in inferential statistics.

Q#8: Differentiate between null and alternative hypothesis

Q#9: Differentiate between simple and multiple regressions.

Q#10: Write about the purpose of z-score in a distribution.


Part-III Give detailed answers, each question carries equal marks. (30)

Q#1: Give a brief account on parametric and non-parametric test used in research?

Q#2: Change the following statement into suitable form of hypotheses (i.e. null hypotheses, alternative hypotheses, directional and non-directional hypotheses) “Is age at marriage associated with divorce?”

Q#3: Differentiate between one sample t-test and two sample t-test also explain confidence interval for means.

Q#4: In which situations a researcher may want to use

i) CM-square test

ii) Mann- Whitney U test in a research study?