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Sheet1 QUIZ #1 Based on Chapters 1, 2, and 3 Fill ONLINE quiz form and Scantron form Due at the beginning of class on Tuesday 01/29/2008 1 The data in which scale of measurement will always be numeric? a. Nominal scale b. Interval scale c. Ratio scale d. Both b and c are correct 2. The scale of measurement for a variable is called an ordinal scale if _______________. a. the data exhibit the properties of nominal data and the order or rank of the data is not meaningful. b. the data exhibit the properties of nominal data and the order or rank of the data is meaningful. c. the data exhibit the properties of interval data and the order or rank of the data is meaningful. d. None of the above. 3 According to your textbook, which of the following is an example of data available from internal company records? a. Sales records b. Credit records c. Customer profiles d. All of the above 4 ________________ is the set of all elements of interest in a particular study. a. Data set b. Observation c. Population d. Sample 5 The process of conducting a survey to collect data for a sample is called a(n) _____________. a. Observation Page 1

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Sheet1 b. Census c. Sample survey d. Guacamole 6. ___________________require numeric values that indicate how much or how many. a. Nominal data b. Ordinal data c. Quantitative data d. Qualitative data 7 According to your textbook, what is an important source for finding existing data? a. Special interest organizations b. The Internet c. Government agencies d. All of the above P Page 1 of 8 THE FOLLOWING PARAGRAPH IS TO ANSWER QUESTIONS 8, 9, 10 and 11 The Wall Street Journal (October 13, 2003) subscriber survey asked 46 questions about subscriber characteristics and interests. State whether questions 8-10 provide qualitative or quantitative data and indicate the measurement scale that is appropriate for each. 8 What is your age in years? a. Quantitative b. Quantitative c. Qualitative d. Qualitative 9 To indicate your gender, circle the appropriate number: Male= 1 Female= 2 a. Qualitative b. Quantitative c. Qualitative d. Page 2
Sheet1 Quantitative 10. What is the relative frequency of a class equal to? a. The proportion of items belonging to a class. b. The fraction of items belonging to a class. c. The percentage of items that do not belong to a class. d. Both a and b are correct. 11. When did you first start reading WSJ? High school, college, early career, mid-career, late career, or retirement? a. Quantitative b. Qualitative c. Quantitative d. Qualitative 12. Which of the following is true about a frequency distribution? a. A frequency distribution is a graphical representation of useless data. b. A frequency distribution shows a proportion of items within a class. c. A frequency distribution is a tabular summary of data showing the number of items in each of several nonoverlapping classes. d. None of the above 13. To find the percent frequency of a class, one must ____________________. a. Multiply the frequency by 100. b. Multiply the relative frequency by 100. c. Divide the frequency by 100. d. Multiply the relative frequency by 10. 14. Which of the following is not true about a bar chart? a. A bar chart is a graphical device for

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