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1. True or False: The only reliable way a researcher can make statistical inferences from a sample to a population is to use nonprobability sampling methods. ANSWER: False TYPE: TF DIFFICULTY: Easy KEYWORDS: nonprobability, probability sample, sampling method 2. True or False: Faculty rank (professor to lecturer) is an example of discrete numerical data. ANSWER: False TYPE: TF DIFFICULTY: Easy KEYWORDS: categorical random variable, types of data 3. True or False: Student grades (A to F) are an example of continuous numerical data. ANSWER: False TYPE: TF DIFFICULTY: Moderate KEYWORDS: categorical random variables, types of data 4. True or False: The amount of coffee consumed by an individual in a day is an example of a
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Unformatted text preview: discrete numerical variable. ANSWER: False TYPE: TF DIFFICULTY: Moderate KEYWORDS: continuous random variables, types of data 5. True or False: A statistic is usually used to provide an estimate for a usually unobserved parameter. ANSWER: True TYPE: TF DIFFICULTY: Moderate KEYWORDS: statistic, parameter, inferential statistics 6. True or False: A sample is always a good representation of the target population. ANSWER: False TYPE: TF DIFFICULTY: Easy KEYWORDS: sample, population, sampling method 7. True or False: A statistic is usually unobservable, while a parameter is usually observable. ANSWER: False TYPE: TF DIFFICULTY: Moderate KEYWORDS: statistic, parameter, inferential statistic...
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