Important QnA Histogram for Class 12 IP

Important QnA Histogram for Class 12 IP which is part of Chapter 3 Plotting with Pyplot. So here we go!

Imortant QnA Histogram for Class 12 IP – Objective type questions (1 Mark)

Fill in the blanks, MCQs and True/False

[1] A __________ is a tool that summarize discrete or continuous data.

–> Histogram

[2] The numerical data shown by the number of data points that fall within a particular range is called _______.

–> bins

[3] A histogram is a similar to a vertical bar graph. [True/False]

[4] Which of the following data can be shown by histogram?

a) The quantity like weight, height, time

b) The categories

c) The uncountable data

d) All of these

[5] The histogram was introduced by _________

–> Karl Pearson

[6] A ______ function is used to create histogram.

–> hist()

[7] How many parameters a hist() function can have?

a) 2

b) 3

c) 4

d) 5

[8] A _______ is a boolean parameter of hist() funtion which is by default False.

–> cumulative

[9]A _____ parameter is just a number or series or arrays to be plotted on histogram.

–> x

[10] Which of the following is traditional bar-type histogram?

a) x

b) bins

c) histtype

d) orientation

[11] Which of the following parameter have values like horizontal or vertical?

a) x

b) bins

c) histtype

d) orientation

[12] Which of the following is the correct statement to create a histogram with ndarray x and bins value 30?

a) hist(x,bins:30)

b) hist(x,bins=30)

c) hist(x,bins-30)

d) hist(x,bins,30)

[13] A ________ value should be specified to histtype to generate a lineplot that is by default unfilled.

–> step

[14]You cannot create horizontal stacked histogram. (True/False)

[15] Which of the following is correct to generate horizontal stacked histogram?

a) hist([x,y], histtype=’barstacked’, orientation = ‘horizontal’)

b) hist([x,y], histtype=’horizontal’, orientation=’barstacked’)

c) b) hist([x,y], histtype=’horizontal’, orientation=’landscape’)

d) None of these

Histogram for Class 12 IP – Conceptual Descriptive/Subjective Questions

Refer these notes to write answers.

[1] Describe the histogram. How to plot data on histogram?

[2] Explain hist() function in detailed.

[3] Clarify the situations when you need to use bar() charts and when you need to use hist() chart?

[4]What is the significance of the cumulative histogram? Elaborate your answer with an example.

[5] How to change the edgecolor and color of histogram bar?

[6] Explain the following parameters of hist() function with example.

  1. bins
  2. histtype
  3. orientation

[7] How to save the histogram as image?

Histogram for Class 12 IP – Application-based questions

[1] Write code to plot following data on histogram:


import matplotlib.pyplot as mp

[2] Generate random numbers from 1 to 70 and plot it on the histogram. Change the outline color to black and the bar color should be yellow.

import matplotlib.pyplot as m
import numpy as np

[3] Display the above data in cumulative mode on histogram.

import matplotlib.pyplot as m
import numpy as np
m.hist(x,20,cumulative= True, edgecolor=”black”,facecolor=”yellow”)

[4] Write python code to create histogram based on given data:

rcb: 78,63,49,41,68,101,56,79,68,96

mi: 45,85,98,102,42,50,43,48,63,39

import matplotlib.pyplot as m

[5] Draw histogram for the following code:

import matplotlib.pyplot as m
m.hist([english,maths], orientation='horizontal')

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