# Testbank_BUAD2060 - CHAPTER 1DATA AND STATISTICS MULTIPLE...

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CHAPTER 1—DATA AND STATISTICS MULTIPLE CHOICE 1. In a questionnaire, respondents are asked to mark their gender as male or female. Gender is an example of the a. ordinal scale b. nominal scale c. ratio scale d. interval scale ANS: B 2. Some hotels ask their guests to rate the hotel's services as excellent, very good, good, and poor. This is an example of the 3. Income is an example of a variable that uses the 4. The scale of measurement that has an inherent zero value defined is the 5. Data a. are always be numeric b. are always nonnumeric c. are the raw material of statistics d. None of these alternatives is correct. ANS: C 6. The entities on which data are collected are 1

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7. The set of measurements collected for a particular element is (are) called 8. A characteristic of interest for the elements is called a(n) 9. Quantitative data a. are always nonnumeric b. may be either numeric or nonnumeric c. are always numeric d. None of these alternatives is correct. ANS: C 10. Social security numbers consist of numeric values. But social security is an example of 11. A portion of the population selected to represent the population is called 15. In a sample of 800 students in a university, 240, or 30%, are Business majors. The 30% is an example of 16. Data collected at the same, or approximately the same, point in time are a. time series data b. approximate time series data 2
c. crossectional data d. approximate data ANS: C 17. Data collected over several time periods are Exhibit 1-1 Part of the data bank of a corporation is shown below. Employee Number Gender Department Years of Experience Employee Rank Yearly Salary 23450 Male Accounting 15 Good \$ 52,443.00 34568 Female IT 24 Excellent \$111,239.00 23123 Female Personnel 20 Very Good \$ 84,473.00 23007 Male Finance 9 Good \$ 47,519.00

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