Unformatted text preview: incomes for all 50 states. She would report her data as being collected using a) a designed experiment. b) observational data. c) a random sample. d) a published source. ANSWER: d TYPE: MC DIFFICULTY: Easy KEYWORDS: sources of data 4. The personnel director at a large company studied the eating habits of the companys employees. The director noted whether employees brought their own lunches to work, ate at the company cafeteria, or went out to lunch. The goal of the study was to improve the food service at the company cafeteria. This type of data collection would best be considered as a) an observational study. b) a designed experiment. c) a random sample. d) a quota sample. ANSWER: a TYPE: MC DIFFICULTY: Easy KEYWORDS: sources of data...
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- Spring '11
- Statistics, Consumer price index, MC DIFFICULTY