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Unformatted text preview: atistics 25. The number of miles a truck is driven before it is overhauled is an example of a(n) _____________ variable. A. Nominative B. Ordinal C. Interval D. Ratio AACSB: Reflective Thinking Bloom's: Comprehension Difficulty: Medium Topic: Variable 26. Which one of the following sampling examples would generally lead to the least reliable statistical inferences about the population from which the sample has been selected? A. A random sample selected without replacement. B. A random sample selected with replacement. C. A voluntary response sample. D. A systematic sample. AACSB: Reflective Thinking Bloom's: Knowledge Difficulty: Medium Topic: Sample 27. A(n) ___________________ variable is a qualitative variable such that there is no meaningful ordering or ranking of the categories. A. Ratio B. Ordinal C. Nominative D. Interval AACSB: Reflective Thinking Bloom's: Knowledge Difficulty: Easy Topic: Variable 1-20 Chapter 01 - An Introduction to Business Statistics 28. A person's telephone area code is an example of a(n) _____________ variable. A. Nominative B. Ordinal C. Interval D. Ratio AACSB: Reflective Thinking Bloom's: Comprehension Difficulty: Medium Topic: Variable 29. Any characteristic of a population unit is a(n): A. Measurement B. Sample C. Observation D. Variable AACSB: Reflective Thinking Bloom's: Knowledge Difficulty: Medium Topic: Variable 30. A list of all of the units in a population is called _____. A. Census B. Frame C. A sample D. A variable AACSB: Reflective Thinking Bloom's: Knowledge Difficulty: Medium Topic: Population 1-21 Chapter 01 - An Introduction to Business Statistics 31. In order to improve the quality of products and services, we must remove the root causes of process _____. A. inference B. variation C. capability D. changes AACSB: Reflective Thinking Bloom's: Knowledge Difficulty: Medium Topic: Process/Statistical Control 32. Any characteristic of a population is called a _____. A. set B. process C. variable D. census AACSB: Reflective Thinking Bloom's: Knowledge Difficulty: Medium Topic: Population 33. The goal of _____ is to stabilize and reduce the amount of process variation. A. Statistical Process Control B. census taking C. random sampling D. statistical analysis AACSB: Reflective Thinking Bloom's: Knowledge Difficulty: Medium Topic: Process/Statistical Control 1-22 Chapter 01 - An Introduction to Business Statistics 34. A _____ is an examination of all the units in a population. A. random sampling with replacement B. random sampling without replacement C. statistical inference D. census AACSB: Reflective Thinking Bloom's: Knowledge Difficulty: Easy Topic: Population 35. _____ is the difference between a numerical description of the population and the corresponding description of the sample. A. Variability B. Statistical inference C. Sampling error D. Measurement error AACSB: Reflective Thinking Bloom's: Knowledge Difficulty: Hard Topic: Sample 36. A _____ is a list of all the units in a population. A. census B. frame C. sample D. variable AACSB: Reflective Thinking Bloom's: Knowledge Difficulty: Medium Topic: Population 1-23 Chapter 01 - An Introduction to Business Statistics 37. The process of assigning a value of a variable to each unit in a population or sample is called _____. A. sampling B. measurement C. Statistical Process Control D. observational analysis AACSB: Reflective Thinking Bloom's: Knowledge Difficulty: Medium Topic: Variable 38. A ____ is a display of individual process measurements versus time. A. runs plot B. statistical analysis C. random sample D. measurement AACSB: Reflective Thinking Bloom's: Knowledge Difficulty: Easy Topic: Process/Statistical Control 39. Statistical _____ refers to using a sample of measurements making generalizations about the important aspects of a population. A. sampling B. process control C. analysis D. inference AACSB: Reflective Thinking Bloom's: Knowledge Difficulty: Easy Topic: Sample 1-24 Chapter 01 - An Introduction to Business Statistics 40. A _____ is a subset of the units in a population. A. census B. frame C. sample D. variable AACSB: Reflective Thinking Bloom's: Knowledge Difficulty: Easy Topic: Sample 41. A _____ variable can have values that are numbers on the real number line. A. qualitative B. quantitative C. random D. nominative AACSB: Reflective Thinking Bloom's: Knowledge Difficulty: Medium Topic: Variable 42. A sequence of operations that takes inputs and turns them into outputs is a _____. A. process B. statistical analysis C. runs plot D. random sampling AACSB: Reflective Thinking Bloom's: Knowledge Difficulty: Medium Topic: Process/Statistical Control 1-25 Chapter 01 - An Introduction to Business Statistics 43. A _____ variable can have values that indicate into which of several segments of a population it belongs. A. qualitative B. quantitative C. ratio D. interval AACSB: Reflective Thinking Bloom's: Knowledge Difficulty: Medium Topic: Variable 44. A set of existing units we wish to study is called a __...
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