Sociology 3201
Study Guide for Exam 2
1.
You should be able to identify the independent and dependent variables and their levels of
measurement in a two variable table.
2.
You should be able to percentage a two way table correctly, i.e, on the basis of th
Sociology 3201
Statistical Methods for Sociology
Exam 1
9/30/13
NAME: _
This exam consists of:
10 multiple choice questions (20 points)
13 calculation or interpretation questions (40 points)
It is your responsibility to verify that all the parts of the
Sociology 3201
Statistical Methods for Sociology
Exam 2
November 4, 2013
Name_
This exam contains seven pages, including the table. It is your responsibility to ensure that you have
all of them.
There are five multiple choice questions (10 points) and 16
Answers to Practice Problems for Week 1 (Set 2)
1.
Which of the following is an example of a ratio scale variable (circle all that apply)?
a.
b.
c.
d.
1.
Which of the following is an example of a discrete variable (circle all that apply)?
a.
b.
c.
d.
e.
f
Practice Problems for Week 1 (Set 2)
1.
Which of the following is an example of a ratio scale variable (circle all that apply)?
a.
b.
c.
d.
2.
Which of the following is an example of a discrete variable (circle all that apply)?
a.
b.
c.
d.
e.
f.
g.
3.
Pol
Answers to Practice Problems for Week 1
1.
Which of the following is an example of an interval scale variable (circle all that apply)?
a.
b.
c.
d.
2.
Which of the following is an example of a discrete variable (circle all that apply)?
a.
b.
c.
d.
e.
f.
g.
Study Guide
for Three Variable Tables, Chi-Square, Correlation, and Regression
1.
Know how to distinguish between a linear and additive relationship and an interactive
relationship
2.
Understand the differences among the six different causal models for a
Practice Pr
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Week 2
1. Id
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2. In
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Note: Shad areas denot recessions;
Practice Problems for Week 2
1. Identify the strengths and weaknesses of the bar graph below.
Strengths: Title identifies subject; trash types readily read. Weaknesses: Title does not
identify geography other than beachwhat beach, a sample of beaches? Amo
PracticeProblemsforWeek1
1.
Whichofthefollowingisanexampleofanintervalscalevariable(circleallthatapply)?
a.
b.
c.
d.
2.
Whichofthefollowingisanexampleofadiscretevariable(circleallthatapply)?
a.
b.
c.
d.
e.
f.
g.
3.
race
whetherornotapersonbelievesinGod
nu