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Spring 2010
FORM Q
Name
Last:_____________________
First:
______________________
Exam 1:
Ch. 1, 2, 3
Section: 64z,
65z,
66z,
67z
(circle)
Directions:
• Put your NAME and SECTION on THIS EXAM and on your SCANTRON.
• Write FORM Q on your SCANTRON.
• Each question has exactly one BEST answer.
There are 21 questions.
• You may write on this exam.
There is no scratch paper allowed.
• Each question is worth 5 points for a total of 105 points. This includes 5 bonus points!
• If you have no note page, you must write NO NOTES
on your SCANTRON.
• Put your SCANTRON and PAGE of NOTES inside your EXAM.
When your exam is returned, you will get
back all materials you turned in.
• Turn your cell phone OFF.
Any noise from a cell phone will signal that your exam is over.
FAILURE TO FOLLOW ALL OF THE ABOVE INSTRUCTIONS WILL COST YOU THE 5 BONUS
POINTS
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1.
Suppose a fair coin it tossed 6 times.
Let H = event that a toss results in a head
Let T = event that a toss results in tails
Which of the following statements is TRUE?
A.
Getting a sequence with all heads, HHHHHH, is less likely than getting the sequence HTHTHT.
B.
Getting a sequence with all heads, HHHHHH, is more likely than getting the sequence HTHTHT.
C.
All possible outcomes of 6 tosses are equally likely.
D.
None of the above statements is true.
2.
In Pleasantville, 15 inches of rain fell last year.
This was the sixtyfifth percentile for the annual rainfall ever
recorded for Pleasantville.
Which of the following statements is true?
A.
Sixtyfive percent of years had at most 15 inches of rain.
B.
Sixtyfive percent of years had at least 15 inches of rain.
C.
Sixtyfive percent of years had exactly 15 inches of rain.
D.
None of the interpretations is correct.
3.
A pharmaceutical drug firm is interested in the average change in insurance premiums that consumers will pay as a
result of the new health care bill.
A random survey of 500 consumers in California is conducted.
What is the variable of interest in this study?
A.
The change in insurance premiums that 500 consumers in California will pay as a result of the new health
care bill.
B.
The change in insurance premiums that one consumer in California will pay as a result of the new health
care bill.
C.
The average change in insurance premiums that all consumers in California will pay as a result of the new
health care bill.
D.
The average change in insurance premiums that all consumers in the United States will pay as a result of
the new health care bill.
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View Full DocumentQuestions 4 – 5 refer to the following:
The table below shows the number of Olympic medals won by the three countries with the most medals during the
2000 Olympics in Sydney, Australia.
Country
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