S17 - company. ANSWER: a TYPE: MC DIFFICULTY: Difficult...

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1. Referring to Table 1-1, which of the following questions in the survey will NOT likely induce a measurement error? a) How many times have you illegally copied copyrighted sporting events? b) What is your exact annual income? c) How many times have you brought the videocassette recorder back for service? d) How many times have you failed to set the time on the videocassette recorder? ANSWER: c TYPE: MC DIFFICULTY: Difficult KEYWORDS: measurement error, survey worthiness 2. Referring to Table 1-1, the population of interest is a) all the customers who have bought a videocassette recorder made by the company over the past 12 months. b) all the customers who have bought a videocassette recorder made by the company and brought it in for repair over the past 12 months. c) all the customers who have used a videocassette recorder over the past 12 months. d) all the customers who have ever bought a videocassette recorder made by the
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Unformatted text preview: company. ANSWER: a TYPE: MC DIFFICULTY: Difficult KEYWORDS: population 3. Referring to Table 1-1, if a customer survey questionnaire is included in all the videocassette recorders made and sold by the company over the next 12 months, this method of collecting data will most likely suffer from a) nonresponse error. b) measurement error. c) coverage error. d) nonprobability sampling. ANSWER: a TYPE: MC DIFFICULTY: Difficult KEYWORDS: nonresponse error, survey worthiness 4. Referring to Table 1-1, the possible responses to the question "How many videocassette recorders made by other manufacturers have you used?" are values from a a) discrete random variable. b) continuous random variable. c) categorical random variable. d) parameter. ANSWER: a TYPE: MC DIFFICULTY: Easy KEYWORDS: discrete random variable, types of data...
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This note was uploaded on 02/14/2011 for the course ECON 100 taught by Professor Mmm during the Spring '11 term at Allen University.

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