Unformatted text preview: * The incomes of a group of 50 loan applicants are obtained. Which level of measurement is income? C. Interval A. Nominal B. Ordinal D. Ratio * When TV advertisements report "2 out of 3 dentists surveyed indicated they would recommend Bran
toothpaste to their patients," an informed consumer may question the conclusion because: C. The advertisement does not include the total number of dentists surveyed. A. The sample was only 5 dentists. B. The sample of dentists is clearly explained. D. The conclusion is not illustrated with a graph
* A bank asks customers to evaluate the drivethru service as good, average, or poor. Which level of
measurement is this classification? B. Ordinal A. Nominal D. Ratio C. Interval
* What is a portion or part of a population called? C. Tally D. Frequency distribution B. Sample A. Random survey * If Gallup, Harris and other pollsters asked people to indicate their political party affiliation Democra
Republican or Independent, the data gathered would be an example of which scale of measurement? B. Ordinal A. Nominal D. Ratio C. Interval
* The members of each basketball team wear numbers on the back of their jerseys. What scale of
measurement are these numbers considered? A. Nominal D. Ratio B. Ordinal C. Interval * A marketing class of 50 students evaluated the instructor using the following scale: superior, good,
average, poor, and inferior. The descriptive summary showed the following survey results: 2% superio good, 45% average, 45% poor, and 0% inferior. A. The instructor's performance was great!!! B. The
instructor's performance was inferior. A#C. Most students rated the instructor as poor or average. D. N
conclusions can be made. * A questionnaire contained a question regarding marital status. The respondent checked single, marr
divorced, separated or widowed. What is the scale of measurement for this question? D. Nominal A. Ratio C. Ordinal B. Interval * Respondents were asked, "Do you now earn more than or less than you did five years ago?" What is
level of measurement? D. Ordinal C. Nominal B. Ratio A. Interval
* Which word is NOT part of the definition of descriptive statistics? B. Analyzing D. Predicting A. Organizing C. Presenting
* The reported unemployment is 5.5% of the population. What type of scale is used to measure
unemployment? B. Ordinal A. Nominal D. Descriptive C. Interval or ratio * The Equal Employment Opportunity Act requires employers to classify their employees by gender an national origin. Which level of measurement is this? A. Nominal B. Ordinal D. Ratio C. Interval
* What level of measurement are the Centigrade and Fahrenheit temperature scales? B. Ordinal A. Nominal C. Interval D. Ratio
* What type of variable is the number of gallons of gasoline pumped by a filling station during a day? A. Qualitative B. Continuous C. Attribute D. Discrete
* What type of variable is "projected return on an investment"? A. Qualitative B. Continuous C. Attribute D. Discrete
* What type of variable is the number of robberies reported in your city? D. Qualitative B. Continuous A. Attribute C. Discrete
* What level of measurement is the number of auto accidents reported in a given month? D. Ratio C. Interval A. Nominal B. Ordinal * The names of the positions on a hockey team, such as forward and goalie, are examples of what lev measurement? C. Interval D. Ratio B. Ordinal A. Nominal
* What level of measurement is the price of an admission ticket to a movie theater? A. Nominal B. Ordinal C. Interval D. Ratio
* The final rankings of the top 20 NCAA college basketball teams are an example of which level of
measurement? B. Ordinal D. Ratio A. Nominal C. Interval
* Your height and weight are examples of which level of measurement? B. Ordinal A. Nominal C. Interval D. Ratio
* Shoe sizes, such as 7B, 10D and 12EEE, are examples of what level of measurement? A. Nominal C. Interval B. Ordinal D. Ratio * The general process of gathering, organizing, summarizing, analyzing, and interpreting data is called
Statistics. B. Descriptive statistics. C. Inferential statistics. D. Levels of measurement. * The Nielsen Ratings break down the number of people watching a particular television show by age.
is what level of measurement? C. Interval A. Nominal B. Ordinal D. Ratio
* Which of the following is an example of attribute data? C. Color of ink in a pen D. Miles between oil changes A. Number of children in a family B. Weight of a person
* Which one of the following is NOT an example of discrete data? A. Number of households watching the Home Shopping Network. B. Number of employees reporting in sick. D. Number of members of the Denver Lions Club. C. Number of miles between New York City and Chicago.
* What level of measurement is a bar code? C. Interval D. Nominal B. Ordinal A. Ratio * A group of women tried five brands of hair spray and ranked them according to preference. What le
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