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Unformatted text preview: GB 303 Fall 2011 Name: Quiz 1 (Chapter 1&2 covered) 1) A numerical measure that describes a characteristic of a population is known as a: A) Population. B) Statistic. C) Parameter. D) Sample. 2) Which of these most likely describes a population? A) Respondents to an online survey. B) Every third person to arrive at the UW Credit Union on State Street. C) The first 50 people to exit a voting booth. D) Public employees of Dane County. 3) Which of the following is a continuous numerical variable? A) The number of students in a classroom. B) The distance you walked yesterday. C) The A.M. Best Rating of a company. D) The amount of money you spent at a restaurant. 4) Grace asked 100 students how much soda they drank yesterday in order to estimate the daily soda consumption of students at UW. Which of the four methods of data collection was she using? A) Observation. B) Published Sources. C) Experimentation. D) Surveying. 5) True or False? Descriptive statistics are used to draw conclusions about a population based on sample data....
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