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DSCI-207-01/02 Spring 2009 Sample Mid-Term Questions These questions were used in Fall 2008. They will give you an idea of the type of questions to expect. Instructions: For multiple choice questions, circle the letter of the BEST answer. For short answer questions, confine your answers to the space reserved. Unless otherwise noted, each question in this exam counts ___ points. This exam counts ___% of your semester grade. MULTIPLE CHOICE Circle the letter of the BEST answer. 2 In the business world, statistics are often used to a describe our customers, suppliers, employees, and products b draw conclusions and make decisions c persuade or “sell” others d all of the above e none of the above 3 “Descriptive statistics” are primarily used to a collect and classify data b summarize and organize data c analyze and interpret data d all of the above e none of the above 5 Using statistics to intentionally distort facts or lead others to an inaccurate conclusion is a a good way to maximize profit b considered a normal business practice c unethical or unprofessional d good, unless you get caught 6 As a tool of Decision Sciences, the primary purpose of statistics is to help us a make better decisions b employ fewer people c buy fewer computers and other equipment d reduce paperwork 8 A student’s hair color can be black, brown, red, blonde, or other. This is an example of a quantitative data b qualitative data c continuous data d discrete data e none of the above 9 Which of the following would usually be an “experimental unit”? a
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