EXAM 1A
MSCI 3700
SUMMER I, 1998
NAME
Section
Class time:
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Please put your name on this cover sheet and your name on the scantron.
Also put the
section number in the Subject box (ie. 3700.002) in addition to the Date, Test No. (Such
as EXAM 1A), and Hour (ie. 8am).
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You have 1 hour and 40 minutes to complete this exam.
The exam is open book (for
tables in the Appendix), personally developed formula sheet and calculator permitted.
Please show any calculations/work on the exam and mark all answers on the scantron.
1.
What level of measurement is “kind of gasoline purchases” such as regunleaded vs
superunleaded vs diesel?
A.
Nominal
B.
Ordinal
C.
Interval
D.
Ratio
E.
Qualitative
2.
What level of measurement is “number of scoops of ice cream purchased”?
A.
Nominal
B.
Ordinal
C.
Interval
D.
Ratio
E.
Quantitative
3.
The “eye color” on drivers’ licenses is what level of measurement?
A.
Nominal.
B.
Ordinal, since one has different shades.
C.
At least interval.
D.
Ratio and continuous.
E.
Qualitative and continuous.
4.
The trend numbers for time series is what level?
A.
Nominal since only certain discrete numbers can occur.
B.
Ordinal because some are larger than others.
C.
Interval but the distances between two values is a percentage.
D.
Ratio because there could be a value of zero.
E.
Qualitative and discrete.
5.
The number of students in BCIS classes, the number of students in ACCT classes, the
number of students in MSCI classes, the number of students in MGMT classes, etc.
would be what level of measurement?
A.
Discrete and carefully used/disclosed.
B.
Ordinal since ACCT is before BCIS in alphabet.
C.
Interval because you know distances between points on the scale.
D.
Ratio and discrete; and because 36 students is twice 18 students.
E.
Qualitative and continuous.
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Data is from a sample.
11, 3, 2, 9, 3, 8
6.
What is the median?
A.
7.2
B.
6.0
C.
5.5
D.
3.0
E.
9.0
7.
What is the mean?
A.
7.2
B.
6.0
C.
5.5
D.
3.0
E.
9.0
8.
What is the mode?
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