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# exam 1 - Question 1 One group of new freshman is given a...

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Question 1 One group of new freshman is given a study-skills training course during the first week of college and a second group does not receive the course. At the end of the semester, the grade point average is recorded for each student. For this study, what is the dependent variable? b. the grade point average for each student Question 2 The symbol SS stands for the _____. d. sum of squared deviations Question 3 Which of the following is true for most distributions? Around 70% of the scores will be located within one standard deviation of the mean. Question 4 Real limits are important whenever you are measuring a(n) ____ variable b. continuous Question 5 What additional information is obtained by measuring on an interval scale compared to an ordinal scale? d. the size of the differences Question 6 A teacher gave a reading test to a class of 5th grade students and computed the mean, median, and mode for the test scores. Which of the following statements cannot be an accurate description of the scores? The majority of students had scores above the median.

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