Quiz 1 - (7 pages; revised 06/09/08) Page 1 of 2201 Quiz 01...

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(7 pages; revised 06/09/08) Page 1 of 2201 Quiz 01 Louisiana State University EXST 2201 Quiz 01 Summer 2008 Name: _________________________ Section: __________ Score: __________ Due: June 18 and 19, 2008 (100 pts) Directions : Put your answer (letter) in the associated blank. You may use any book and talk to any person to get help, but you may not copy another person’s work. You do not have to show your work to get credit. 1. Body Number Model Style Weight of Seats 3 Series Coupe 2780 5 5 Series Sedan 3450 5 7 Series Sedan 4255 5 A. What does each row in the table above contain information for? ........... _____ (1 pts) a) An individual b) A variable c) The data d) A census B. What does each column in the table above contain information for? …_____ (1 pts) a) An individual b) A variable c) The data d) A census C. What is the information inside the body of the table called? ........... _____ (1 pts) a) An individual b) A variable c) The data d) A census D. What type of data does the column Body Style contain? ........... _____ (1 pts) a) Qualitative b) Discrete c) Continuous d) Problematic E. What type of data does the column Weight contain? ........... _____ (1 pts) a) Qualitative b) Discrete c) Continuous d) Problematic F. What type of data does the column Number of Seats contain? ........... _____ (1 pts) a) Qualitative b) Discrete c) Continuous d) Problematic 2. A. The Gallup News Service conducted a survey of 1,004 adults where the respondents were asked, “Do you have a great deal of concern regarding global warming?” What type of study is this? a) Observational study b) Experimental study. ........... _____ (1 pts) c) Situational sampling. d) News study.
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(7 pages; revised 06/09/08) Page 2 of 2201 Quiz 01 B. A pharmaceutical company developed a drug meant to relieve cold symptoms. The company selected 300 males in New York aged 25-29 years old and randomly divided them into two groups. Group 1 is given the new drug and Group 2 is given a placebo. After one week of treatment, the percentage of each group that still had cold symptoms is compared. What type of experimental design is this? a) Independent. b) Dependent. ........... _____ (3 pts) c) Triple blind. d) Group study. C. Randomly choosing several of your friends to come on a trip with you would be an example of what type of sampling? a) With discretion b) Without replacement ........... _____ (3 pts) c) With replacement d) Without cluster 3. Researchers at the University of California wished to determine whether “music cognition and cognitions pertaining to abstract operations such as mathematical or spatial reasoning” were related. To test this question, 36 college students listened to Mozart for 10 minutes, then were administered a spatial reasoning test using the Stanford-Binet
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