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MAP/Econ 276 Chapter 14 Exam Review
Multiple Choice
Identify the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
1.
CONCEPTS
a.
xx
b.
xx
2.
Regression analysis is a statistical procedure for developing a mathematical equation that describes how
a.
one independent and one or more dependent variables are related
b.
several independent and several dependent variables are related
c.
one dependent and one or more independent variables are related
d.
None of these answers is correct.
3.
In regression analysis, the variable that is being predicted is the
a.
dependent variable
b.
independent variable
c.
intervening variable
d.
None of these answers is correct.
4.
In a regression analysis, the variable that is being predicted
a.
must have the same units as the variable doing the predicting
b.
is the independent variable
c.
is the dependent variable
d.
usually is denoted by x
5.
In regression analysis, the independent variable is
a.
used to predict other independent variables
b.
used to predict the dependent variable
c.
called the intervening variable
d.
None of these answers is correct.
6.
The equation that describes how the dependent variable (
y
) is related to the independent variable (
x
) is called
a.
the correlation model
b.
the regression model
c.
correlation analysis
d.
None of these answers is correct.
7.
In a simple regression analysis (where
y
is a dependent and
x
an independent variable), if the
y
intercept is
positive, then
a.
there is a positive correlation between
x
and
y
b.
there is a negative correlation between
x
and
y
c.
if
x
is increased,
y
must also increase
d.
None of these answers is correct.
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8.
A procedure used for finding the equation of a straight line that provides the best approximation for the
relationship between the independent and dependent variables is the
a.
correlation analysis
b.
mean squares method
c.
least squares method
d.
most squares method
9.
ASSUMPTIONS OF REGRESSION
a.
xx
b.
xx
10.
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