Chapter 01 - What is Statistics?
Chapter 1
What is Statistics?
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Interval
Interval
Ordinal
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Ratio
Nominal
Ratio (LO6)
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Ratio
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d.
Nominal
Ratio (LO6)
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Answer will vary. (LO6)
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Sample (LO3)
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Chapter 12
Analysis of Variance
True/False
1. The F distribution's curve is positively skewed.
Answer: True
Difficulty: Medium
Goal: 1
2. The test statistic used in ANOVA is Student's t.
Answer: False
Difficulty: Easy
Goal: 1
3. There is one, unique F dis
Chapter 1
What is Statistics?
True/False
1. A population is a collection of all individuals, objects, or measurements of interest.
Answer: True
Difficulty: Easy
Goal: 2
2. A sample is a portion or part of the population of interest.
Answer: True
Difficult
Chapter 17
Nonparametric Methods: Chi-Square Applications
True/False
1. Nonparametric tests require no assumptions about the shape of the population distribution.
Answer: True
Difficulty: Easy
Goal: 1
AACSB: AS
2. The claim that "male and female students
Chapter 3
Describing Data: Numerical Measures
True/False
1. A value that is typical or representative of the data is referred to as a measure of central location.
Answer: True
Difficulty: Easy
Goal: 1
2. The arithmetic mean is the sum of the observations
Chapter 2
Describing Data: Frequency Distributions and Graphic Presentations
True/False
1. A frequency distribution groups data into classes showing the number of observations in each class.
Answer: True
Difficulty: Easy
Goal: 3
2. A frequency distributio
Chapter 16
Time Series and Forecasting
True/False
1. A time series is a collection of data recorded over a period of time, usually monthly, quarterly, or
yearly.
Answer: True
Difficulty: Easy
Goal: 1
AACSB: AS
2. Long-term forecasts are usually from one y
Chapter 19
Statistical Process Control and Quality Management
True/False
1. Dr. W. Edwards Deming proposed a philosophy of managing quality based on list of 14 points.
Answer: True
Difficulty: Easy
Goal: 1
AACSB: REF
2. The Malcolm Baldridge National Qual
Chapter 18
Nonparametric Methods: Analysis of Ranked Data
True/False
1. Three testsrank correlation, Kruskal-Wallis and Wilcoxon signed rank testrequire that the data be
at least ordinal (ranked) level of measurement.
Answer: True
Difficulty: Easy
Goal: 1
Chapter 14
Multiple Regression and Correlation Analysis
True/False
1. Multiple regression analysis is used when two or more independent variables are used to predict a
value of a single dependent variable.
Answer: True
Difficulty: Easy
Goal: 1
AACSB: AS
2
Chapter 10
One-Sample Tests of Hypothesis
True/False
1. Two examples of a hypothesis are: 1) mean monthly income from all sources for senior citizens is
$841 and 2) twenty percent of juvenile offenders ultimately are caught and sentenced to prison.
Answer
Chapter 15
Index Numbers
True/False
1. An index number is a percent that measures the change in price, quantity, value, or some other item of
interest from one time to another.
Answer: True
Difficulty: Easy
Goal: 1
AACSB: AS
2. An index of 239.2 and an in
Chapter 11
Two Samples Tests of Hypothesis
True/False
1. If the null hypothesis states that there is no difference between the mean income of males and the
mean income of females, then the test is one-tailed.
Answer: False
Difficulty: Easy
Goal: 1
AACSB:
Chapter 9
Estimation and Confidence Intervals
True/False
1. A point estimate is a single value used to estimate a population parameter.
Answer: True
Difficulty: Easy
Goal: 1
AACSB: AS
2. A point estimate is a range of values used to estimate a population
Chapter 7
Continuous Probability Distributions
True/False
1. The Empirical Rule of probability can be applied to the uniform probability distribution.
Answer: False
Difficulty: Medium
Goal: 1
2. Areas within a continuous probability distribution represent
Chapter 8
Sampling Methods and the Central Limit Theorem
True/False
1. In stratified random sampling, a population is divided into strata using naturally occurring geographic
or other boundaries. Then strata are randomly selected and a random sample is co
Chapter 5
A Survey of Probability Concepts
True/False
1. Based on a classical approach, the probability of an event is defined as the number of favorable
outcomes divided by the total number of possible outcomes.
Answer: True
Difficulty: Medium
Goal: 2
2.
Chapter 6
Discrete Probability Distributions
True/False
1. The Poisson probability distribution is always negatively skewed.
Answer: False
Difficulty: Easy
Goal: 6
2. A random variable is assigned numerical values based on the outcomes of an experiment.
A
Chapter 4
Describing Data: Displaying and Exploring Data
True/False
1. A dot plot and a scatter diagram are different names for the same graph.
Answer: False
Difficulty: Easy
Goal: 1
2. A dot plot is an easy way to represent the relationship between two v