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Unformatted text preview: space outcomes that correspond to the event. TRUE AACSB: Reflective Thinking Bloom's: Knowledge Difficulty: Medium Topic: Probability 7. If events A and B are mutually exclusive, then P(A|B) is always equal to zero. TRUE AACSB: Reflective Thinking Bloom's: Knowledge Difficulty: Hard Topic: Probability & Mutually Exclusive Events 8. If events A and B are independent, then P(A|B) is always equal to zero. FALSE AACSB: Reflective Thinking Bloom's: Knowledge Difficulty: Medium Topic: Probability & Independence 1-279 Chapter 01 - An Introduction to Business Statistics 9. If events A and B are mutually exclusive, then P(A TRUE B) is always equal to zero. AACSB: Reflective Thinking Bloom's: Knowledge Difficulty: Easy Topic: Probability & Mutually Exclusive Events 10. Events that have no sample space outcomes in common, and, therefore cannot occur simultaneously are referred to as independent events. FALSE AACSB: Reflective Thinking Bloom's: Knowledge Difficulty: Medium Topic: Probability & Independence Multiple Choice Questions 11. Two mutually exclusive events having positive probabilities are ______________ dependent. A. Always B. Sometimes C. Never AACSB: Reflective Thinking Bloom's: Comprehension Difficulty: Hard Topic: Probability & Mutually Exclusive Events 1-280 Chapter 01 - An Introduction to Business Statistics 12. ___________________ is a measure of the chance that an uncertain event will occur. A. Random experiment B. Sample Space C. Probability D. A complement E. A population AACSB: Reflective Thinking Bloom's: Knowledge Difficulty: Medium Topic: Probability 13. A manager has just received the expense checks for six of her employees. She randomly distributes the checks to the six employees. What is the probability that exactly five of them will receive the correct checks (checks with the correct names)? A. 1 B. ½ C. 1/6 D. 0 E. 1/3 AACSB: Reflective Thinking Bloom's: Application Difficulty: Hard Topic: Probability 14. In which of the following are the two events A and B, always independent? A. A and B are mutually exclusive. B. The probability of event A is not influenced by the probability of event B. C. The intersection of A and B is zero. D. P(A|B) = P(A). E. B and D. AACSB: Reflective Thinking Bloom's: Comprehension Difficulty: Hard Topic: Probability & Independence 1-281 Chapter 01 - An Introduction to Business Statistics 15. If two events are independent, we can _____ their probabilities to determine the intersection probability. A. Divide B. Add C. Multiply D. Subtract AACSB: Reflective Thinking Bloom's: Knowledge Difficulty: Easy Topic: Probability & Independence 16. Events that have no sample space outcomes in common, and therefore, cannot occur simultaneously are: A. Independent B. Mutually Exclusive C. Intersections D. Unions AACSB: Reflective Thinking Bloom's: Knowledge Difficulty: Medium Topic: Probability & Mutually Exclusive Events 17. If events A and B are independent, then the probability of simultaneous occurrence of event A and event B can be found with: A. P(A)•P(B) B. P(A)•P(A|B) C. P(B)•P(A|B)) D. All of the above are correct AACSB: Reflective Thinking Bloom's: Comprehension Difficulty: Hard Topic: Probability & Independence 1-282 Chapter 01 - An Introduction to Business Statistics 18. The set of all possible experimental outcomes is called a(n): A. Sample space B. Event C. Experiment D. Probability AACSB: Reflective Thinking Bloom's: Knowledge Difficulty: Easy Topic: Probability 19. A ____________ is the probability that one event will occur given that we know that another event already has occurred. A. Sample space outcome B. Subjective Probability C. Complement of events D. Long-run relative frequency E. Conditional probability AACSB: Reflective Thinking Bloom's: Knowledge Difficulty: Medium Topic: Probability & Conditional 20. The _______ of two events X and Y is another event that consists of the sample space outcomes belonging to either event X or event Y or both event X and Y. A. Complement B. Union C. Intersection D. Conditional probability AACSB: Reflective Thinking Bloom's: Knowledge Difficulty: Medium Topic: Probability & Union 1-283 Chapter 01 - An Introduction to Business Statistics 21. If P(A) > 0 and P(B) > 0 and events A and B are independent, then: A. P(A) = P(B) B. P((A|B)) = P(A) C. P(A B) = 0 D. P(A B) = P(A) P(B A) AACSB: Reflective Thinking Bloom's: Comprehension Difficulty: Medium Topic: Probability & Independence 22. P(A B) = P(A) + P(B) - P(A B) represents the formula for the A. conditional probability B. addition rule C. addition rule for two mutually exclusive events D. multiplication rule AACSB: Reflective Thinking Bloom's: Knowledge Difficulty: Medium Topic: Probability 23. A(n) _____ is the set of all of the distinct possible outcomes of an experiment. A. Sample Space B. Union C. Intersection D. Observation AACSB: Reflective Thinking Bloom's: Knowledge Difficulty: Medium Topic: Probability 1-284...
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