SME_8e_Ch_23 - CHAPTER 23 CONCLUSION MULTIPLE CHOICE 1...

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1 CHAPTER 23: CONCLUSION MULTIPLE CHOICE 1. Which of the following statements is true? a. Descriptive techniques summarize information from samples. b. Inferential techniques allow us to make estimates about a population. c. Inferential techniques allow us to draw conclusions about a population. d. All of these statements are true. ANS: D PTS: 1 2. If you use information about a sample to draw a conclusion about a population, you are doing: a. Inferential statistics b. Descriptive statistics c. Inferential parameters d. The wrong kind of statistics ANS: A PTS: 1 3. Which of the following is NOT a type of data? a. Interval data b. Nominal data c. Ordinal data d. Parameter data ANS: D PTS: 1 4. Which type of data involves real numbers? a. Interval data b. Nominal data c. Ordinal data d. None of these choices. ANS: A PTS: 1 5. Which type of data involves categories? a. Interval data b. Nominal data c. Ordinal data d. None of these ANS: B PTS: 1

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2 6. Which type of data involves ratings? a. Interval data b. Nominal data c. Ordinal data d. None of these ANS: C PTS: 1 7. Which of the following is an example of interval data? a. The weight of a newborn baby. b. The gender of a baby. c. Whether or not a baby weighs more than 10 pounds. d. Your order of preference of three baby names. ANS: A PTS: 1 8. Which of the following is an example of nominal data? a. The weight of a newborn baby. b. The gender of a baby. c. The number of other babies born on the same day. d. Your order of preference of three baby names. ANS: B PTS: 1 9. Which of the following is an example of ordinal data? a. The weight of a newborn baby. b. The gender of a baby. c. The number of siblings a baby has. d. Your order of preference of three baby names. ANS: D PTS: 1 10. If your hypothesis test has a very small probability for a Type I error, how does this affect the probability of a Type II error? a.
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SME_8e_Ch_23 - CHAPTER 23 CONCLUSION MULTIPLE CHOICE 1...

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