STA 2014-2 STA2014-2 Week 3 Quiz

STA 2014-2 STA2014-2 Week 3 Quiz

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STA 2014-2 Week 3 Quiz

Quiz Week 3

1. Classify the following random variable according to whether it is discrete or continuous: The number of cups of coffee sold in a cafeteria during lunch. (Points : 5)

      discrete

      continuous

 

2. A student is asked to rate an instructor's ability to teach on a scale of poor - average - good - excellent.  The student is to fill in a corresponding circle on a bubble form.  This is an example of collecting what type of data? (Points : 5)

      Discrete

      Qualitative

      Continuous

      Insightful

 

3. People's body fat percent are measured before and after a 4 week exercise program. This is an example of a ______________. (Points : 5)

      Completely randomized design

      Matched-pair design

      Double-blind design

      Cluster design

 

4. In a relative frequency distribution, what should the relative frequencies add up to? (Points : 5)

      0.1

      1

      10

      100

 

 

5. A researcher chooses a random sample of two patients by going into a waiting room at 4 pm and talking to two patients there.  This is not a good random sample because ______________. (Points : 5)

      Children may be overrepresented

      The researcher may have certain preferences

      Working adults may be underrepresented

      All of the above

 

6. A person, object, or other well-defined item upon which a treatment is applied is ______________. (Points : 5)

      a control group

      the predictor variable

      an experimental unit

      the factor

 

7. Classify the number of seats in a movie theater as qualitative data or quantitative data. (Points : 5)

      Quantitative data

      Qualitative data

 

8. A(n) _______ is a person, object, or some other well-defined item upon which a treatment is applied. (Points : 5)

      Treatment

      Experiment unit

      Factor

      Response variable

 

 

 

 

9. Which of the following is not a source of bias in sampling? (Points : 5)

      Sampling bias

      Non-response bias

      Response bias

      Non-sampling bias

 

10. A census is a list of all individuals in a population along with certain characteristics of each individual. (Points : 5)

      True

      False

 

11. The class width is the difference between______________. (Points : 5)

      The largest frequency and the smallest frequency

      The upper class limit and the lower class limit of a class

      Two successive lower class limits

      The high and the low data values

 

12. A stem-and-leaf plot is one way to represent qualitative data graphically. (Points : 5)

      True

      False

 

13. The colors of automobiles on a used car lot represent ______________. (Points : 5)

      qualitative data

      quantitative data

      a statistical study

      a continuous variable

 

 

14. Which branch of statistics deals with the organization and summarization of collected information? (Points : 5)

      Inferential statistics

      Computational statistics

      Survey design

      Descriptive statistics

 

15. Multiple choice questions on a test that include as one of the choices "None of the above" are an example of what type of question? (Points : 5)

      Closed ended question

      Framing question

      Reader response question

      Open ended question


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