Chapters 1 to 9 not 5 MCQ to practice for the final.docx

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Chapter 01 What is Statistics? Multiple Choice Questions 1. The general process of gathering, organizing, summarizing, analyzing, and interpreting data is called A. Statistics. B. Descriptive statistics. C. Inferential statistics. D. Levels of measurement. E. None of the choices are correct. Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation Difficulty: Easy Learning Objective: 01-01 List ways that statistics are used. Source: Non-Text Topic: 01-03 What is Meant By Statistics? Type: Multiple Choice 2. The general process of analyzing, and interpreting data to assist in making more effective decisions is called A. Statistics. B. Descriptive statistics. C. Inferential statistics. D. Levels of measurement. E. None of the choices are correct. Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation Difficulty: Easy Learning Objective: 01-02 Know the differences between descriptive statistics and inferential statistics. Source: Non-Text Topic: 01-04 Types of Statistics Topic: 01-06 Inferential Statistics Type: Multiple Choice

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3. The general process of gathering, organizing, presenting, analyzing, and interpreting data to assist in making more effective decisions is called A. Statistics. B. Descriptive statistics. C. Inferential statistics. D. Levels of measurement. E. None of the choices are correct. Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation Difficulty: Easy Learning Objective: 01-01 List ways that statistics are used. Source: Non-Text Topic: 01-03 What is Meant By Statistics? Type: Multiple Choice 4. The general process of organizing, summarizing, and presenting data in an informative way is called A. Statistics. B. Descriptive statistics. C. Inferential statistics. D. Levels of measurement. E. None of the choices are correct. 7. (i) The general process of gathering, organizing, presenting, analyzing, and interpreting data to assist in making more effective decisions is called (ii) The general process of analyzing, and interpreting data to assist in making more effective decisions is called (iii) If we test a small number of light bulbs from a large group, the small group is called a A. (i) statistics, (ii) descriptive statistics, and (iii) a population. B. (i) descriptive statistics, (ii) inferential statistics, and (iii) a sample. C. (i) inferential statistics, (ii) descriptive statistics, and (iii) a population. D. (i) statistics, (ii) inferential statistics, and (iii) a sample. E. (i) statistics, (ii) inferential statistics, and (iii) a population. Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation Difficulty: Hard Learning Objective: 01-01 List ways that statistics are used. Learning Objective: 01-02 Know the differences between descriptive statistics and inferential statistics. Source: Non-Text Topic: 01-03 What is Meant By Statistics? Topic: 01-06 Inferential Statistics Type: Multiple Choice
8. (i) There are two types of variables-quantitative and qualitative. (ii) A Qualitative variable is nonnumeric and we are usually interested in the number or percent of the observations from each category.

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