File: Ch19, Chapter 19: Decision Analysis
True/False
1. In a decision analysis problem, variables (such as general macroeconomic conditions) which
are not under the decision makers control are called prior probabilities.
Ans: False
Response: See section 1
Name: _
POM500 Practice Test-1
Note:
1) Multiple choice questions are 1 marks each. Problems are 2 marks each.
2) Attempt ALL questions. Maximum you can score is 40.
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1. How many scales of measurement exist?
A 1 B 2 C 3 D 4
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2. In a questionnaire, respo
File: Ch18, Chapter 18: Statistical Quality Control
True/False
1. One definition that captures the spirit of most quality efforts in the business world is that
quality results when a product delivers what is stipulated for it in its specifications.
Ans: T
File: Ch13, Chapter 13: Multiple Regression Analysis
True/False
1. Regression analysis with two dependent variables and two or more independent variables is
called multiple regression.
Ans: False
Response: See section 13.1 The Multiple Regression Model
Di
File: ch02, Chapter 2: Charts and Graphs
True/False
1. A summary of data in which raw data are grouped into different intervals and the number of
items in each group is listed is called a frequency distribution.
Ans: True
Response: See section 2.1 Frequen
File: ch03, Chapter 3: Descriptive Statistics
True/False
1. Statistical measures used to yield information about the center or the middle parts of a group
of numbers are called the measures of central tendency.
Ans: True
Response: See section 3.1 Measures
File: Ch08, Chapter 8: Statistical Inference: Estimation for Single Populations
True/False
1. When a statistic calculated from sample data is used to estimate a population parameter, it is called a
point estimate.
Ans: True
Response: See section 8.1 Estim
File: ch01, Chapter 1: Introduction to Statistics
True/False
1. Virtually all areas of business use statistics in decision making.
Ans: True
Response: See section 1.1, Statistics in Business
Difficulty: Easy
Learning Objective: 1.1: List quantitative and
File: Ch07, Chapter 7: Sampling and Sampling Distributions
True/False
1. Saving time and money are reasons to take a sample rather than do a census.
Ans: True
Response: See section 7.1 Sampling
Difficulty: Easy
Learning Objective: 7.1: Contrast sampling t
File: ch05, Chapter 5: Discrete Distributions
True/False
1. Variables which take on values only at certain points over a given interval are called continuous
random variables
Ans: False
Response: See section 5.1 Discrete versus Continuous Distributions
Di
File: Ch12, Chapter 12: Simple Regression Analysis and Correlation
True/False
1. Correlation is a measure of the degree of linear relationship between two variables.
Ans: True
Response: See section 12.1 Correlation
Difficulty: Easy
Learning Objective: 12.
File: Ch10, Chapter 10: Statistical Inferences about Two Populations
True/False
1. To determine if there is a difference in the speed of a wireless router from two different
manufacturers a network manager will draw independent samples of wireless routers
File: ch04, Chapter 4: Probability
True/false
1
1. Inferring the value of a population parameter from the statistic on a random sample drawn from the
population is an inferential process under uncertainty.
Ans: True
Response: See section 4.1 Introduction
1
Excercise:
Consultex was founded in 2007 as a small business consulting business. The company had done
reasonably well in 2007-2009, but started noticing its cash dwindle early in 2010. In January 2010,
Consultex had paid $16,000 to purchase land and re
GICS
1. Qu son las clasificaciones de industria?
La investigacin del Mercado de capitales algunas veces pide que las empresas esten
divididas en grupos ms homogneos. El mtodo ms comn para lograr esto es a
travs de las calificaciones de industria. En estud
Practice Cash flow statement Solutions
Exercise 4
Practice Cash flow statement Solutions
Exercise 1
1)
a)
b)
c)
d)
e)
f)
g)
2)
Please state the effect of each of the following transactions on the firms currentperiod cash flow from operating, investing, an
Practice Income statement Solutions
Exercise 5
Practice Income statement Solutions
Exercise 1
Construct journal entries for each of the following hypothetical transactions during the first
quarter of 2014. For each transaction, please note which of the fo
Practice Problems - Balance Sheet - Solutions
Exercise 4
Practice Problems - Balance Sheet - Solutions
Exercise 1
Construct journal entries for each of the following hypothetical transactions during the quarter.
Also, indicate which of the following balan
Practice Inventory Solutions
Exercise 3
Practice Inventory Solutions
Exercise 1
Data: Excerpts from Dow Chemicals (NYSE:DOW) and BASFs (XETRA:BAS) 2015 annual
reports are attached. Dow is a U.S. firm that reports some inventories on a LIFO basis,
whereas
Practice Receivables and reserves - Solutions
Exercise 6
Practice Receivables and reserves - Solutions
Exercise 1
Answer the following questions using the attached excerpts from Super Micro Computers
(NASDAQ:SMCI) 10-K for the year ended June 30, 2016 (fi
Practice Taxes Solutions
Exercise 3
Practice Taxes Solutions
Exercise 1
Excerpts from Transoceans 2015 (NYSE:RIG) 10-K are provided below. Using them, please
answer the following questions.
1. What is Transoceans income tax expense (from continuing operat
Practice Leases Solutions
Exercise 4
Practice Leases Solutions
Exercise 1
Excerpts from Micron Technologys (NASDAQ:MU) 10-K for the year ended September 1,
2016 (fiscal 2016) are provided below. Please use them to answer the following questions.
Questions
Practice Long-Lived assets Solutions
Exercise 1
Practice Long-Lived assets Solutions
Exercise 1
Excerpts from Kelloggs (NYSE:K) 2014 annual report are attached.
Questions:
1)
What is the original cost of Kelloggs PP&E at the end of 2014? 2013?
2014 :
$3,7
Practice Debt Solutions
Exercise 5
Practice Debt Solutions
Exercise 1
The following are excerpts from Ross Stores (NASDAQ:ROST) 10-K for the year ended
January 30, 2016 (fiscal 2015).
1)
What was Rosss interest expense on its senior notes for fiscal 2015?
Practice Shareholders equity Solutions
Exercise 3
Practice Shareholders equity Solutions
Exercise 1
Answer the following questions using the attached excerpts from Mattels (NASDAQ:MAT)
2014 annual report (10-K).
1) Estimate the net number of shares repurc
Ch06: Chapter 6, Continuous Distributions
True/False
1. A uniform continuous distribution is also referred to as a rectangular distribution.
Ans: True
Response: See section 6.1, The Uniform Distribution
Difficulty: Easy
Learning Objective: 6.1: Solve for